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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We recently enjoyed 11 nights in the Canal B Cottage at Fern Grotto. The location is ideal in that we were close to Kapa’a and so could easily travel to the north or south shores of the island. We were also 5 minutes to Lydgate Beach and the Walua River was literally steps from our door. The grounds are lovely...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We spent the first 4 nights of our honeymoon at Fern Grotto Inn and stayed in the Garden Cottage. The cottage was very clean, comfortable, and nicely decorated. The kitchen was exactly as described and very well stocked with pots, pans, and any utensil we'd need. The bed was also especially comfortable! The bathroom was beautiful with a very spacious...

1Thank erwedding
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Our family of 6 ( all adult) stayed in the Ohana cottage at Fern Grotto Inn during the last week of March 2015. This gracious white plantation house is set in a lovely garden complete with bonsai and fruit trees. Each of the 3 comfortable bedrooms sleep 2 ( 2 double beds, one 2 twin bed room) and has a...

1Thank lblatscc
Northern CA
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This was our 5th trip to Kauai, and our 5th stay at the Fern Grotto Inn...that alone should tell you everything you need to know! This year we stayed in the Ohana House, and for less than what we would have spent at a resort, we enjoyed a three bedroom, three bathroom house, with a very comfortable living space, fully...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

My review is based on location, comfort, cleanliness, personality, authentic intuitive service and thoughtful amenities. If you are looking for large hotel's with fake waterfalls, then look on from here. This magical spot is not for you. Fern Grotto is a small collection of cabins with one large, 3 bedroom, plantation style house in the centre of the complex. The...

1Thank VancityTrekker
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

We were so well looked after here! They fitted us in on short notice and it is such great value for such a beautiful room. Cannot speak highly enough of this place. The room was really glean with great facilities. It was a beautiful place to begin our holiday from. Would definitely go back. Thanks for the star fruits fresh...

Thank Stephanie L
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 16 March 2015

My wife and I have stayed at Fern Grotto Inn twice now, and we are looking forward to going back next year! Paul and his staff are simply wonderful and go out of their way continuously to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and fun. Paul walked us around the property and showed us what fruits we could harvest and eat...

3Thank nedlecky
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We stayed in Canal A cottage. Despite its small size it really had everything we needed. We cooked for ourselves most nights. There was no oven or stove top but several high-end hot plates that worked well and a large toaster oven. We did not miss having a complete kitchen. There was a good coffee maker and the cupboard was...

1Thank Hangten17
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Clean functional cottage with some privacy. Kitchen was well supplied. Great barbeque Beautiful landscaping. Close to beach. The Walua river can be seen from the cabin. Kayaks are there to use. Would rent again

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Boulder Creek, California
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Sweet, comfortable, and quaint cottage with nice river view: great for two people and "da kine" extras like beach gear, coolers, laundry access and a two person kayak you can use, and these ammenities, besides the awesome central location, really make it unique. Your host, Paul, is well versed to help you with input on local sights and will give...

1Thank KokoLoriSue g

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are centrally located in the perfect spot for exploring the whole island of Kauai. Just ten minutes north of the airport, the property is on the banks of the Wailua River, a few minutes from the heart of Kapaa town, walking distance to beaches and family parks. We are nestled in Hawaii's largest coconut grove in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Mountain with easy access to hiking and kayaking. We are only a block from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Grotto Inn

Address: 4561 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1419
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $284 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Grotto Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Fern Grotto Hotel Kapaa
Fern Grotto Inn Kauai/Kapaa
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