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    Tip Top Motel

    3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
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    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          USD 97*
          USD 97*
          USD 97*
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          Overview
          • Excellent6%
          • Very good20%
          • Average35%
          • Poor16%
          • Terrible23%
          4 weeks ago
          “Below average ”
          2 Apr 2017
          “Cheap place to sleep.”
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 28 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          I gave this place three stars not because it's a three star place, but because it's pretty much exactly as advertised. The photos look the same as the actual room. The air conditioner is loud and the bright porch lights blare into the room through...More

          1  Thank Amy M
          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          Basic indeed. Very small, but clean. The bed was comfortable. Great for recovering from a long flight after landing late. The owners left the door to our room open with the key inside. We never saw them. It would be misleading to rate it higher,...More

          Thank Paul B
          Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

          We booked this for one night at the start of our trip since we could not get a room at our resort for that night. It is clean. Functional. Barely adequate with no frills. If you want a cheap place with tile floors and just...More

          Thank tcatnodak
          Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

          Place was clean and staff was professional and friendly. This is a very basic room though, no tub, one set of bath towels (no beach towels), no complimentary shampoo/conditioner and no deadbolt on the door which is the one big flaw I saw. Only because...More

          Thank Jessica M
          Reviewed 26 February 2017

          Nothing really is cheap on Kaua'i, but the Tip Top is your very basic accommodation, the price even being less than AirBnB and similar. The motel caters for the cheapskate traveller like me who wants a place to sleep and shower: that's it. There's no...More

          2  Thank Grant M
          Garden Island Inn
          768 reviews
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          About
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          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
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          • Free Parking
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
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          • Price range
          • USD 88 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • Hawaii >
          • Kauai >
          • Lihue
          • Also Known As
          • Tip Top Hotel Lihue ,
          • Tip Top Motel Kauai, HI
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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          How far from the airport
          25 May 2017|
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          Response from Jessica M | Reviewed this property |
          Agreed like 10 min from airport
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          "All the rooms are the same"
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          "They are all equally low budget? downstairs is closer to the car if you do it right..."
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          "just don't get a room"
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          "1st and 2nd floor not much else to say. I'd advise the 1st floor."
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