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North Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2014

We just got back from 2 weeks in Kauai at Fern Grotto Inn and we already can't wait to get back! We arrived late at night and I brought my camping head lamp with me so it was a cinch finding our cabin. We stayed in Canal Cottage B and it was warm and welcoming with our key waiting inside... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed in the Coco Cottage for part of our honeymoon and loved it. The cottage was stocked with everything we needed during our stay. We went to the fish market in Kilauea and bought fresh fish to cook at home, there was ample cooking tools and spices. It was nice to lounge in the hammock, use the kayak in... More 

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Thank Natalie M
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2014

The garden cottage was adorable, well-located, and stocked appropriately for an east Kauai stay. The bed was beyond comfortable and the stone shower was used often. The grounds are tiptop and the staff was delightful. We will stay at this cottage again and highly recommend it to any single or couple.

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Thank MBaggs
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

My new husband and I stayed at the Fern Grotto Inn River Cottage as part of our honeymoon, and we had the best time! The house was immaculate and everyone who greeted us was so friendly. The available gear (snorkling, boogie boarding, kayak) was ready to use and the inn buts up against the Wailua river. There is also fresh... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed by the Coco cottage in august for 5 days. The cottage is cozy, well manteined, and very large and comfortable. Good privacy, you don't need even to close the shutters. Paul welcomed us with 3 juicy mangos at our arrival, and the description of the trees welcomed us even more! You can use the picker to pick the... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

One of the highlights of our honeymoon was the last day, when we decided to read the more negative comments about the really lovely and wonderful Fern Grotto Inn. By way of disclosure, I should state my personal belief that the majority of online review/survey initiatives have the aim of mining free marketing from clients, in exchange for flattering clients'... More 

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De Soto, Iowa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Paul has a great location and is extremely friendly. The houses and cottages are well equipped with kitchens and comfortable beds. Additionally, the fruit trees and their product are a bonus as well as the activities equipment (snorkel, kayak, boogie board, coolers, beach mats, etc...) for free is great.

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Leander, Texas
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

My husband and I just returned from our Hawaii vacation. We stayed at Fern Grotto Inn. We both loved it! We stayed in the River Cabin which was nicely kept yet had a very down to earth comfortable feel. It was well stocked with little necessities which are easy to forget, or annoying to have to purchase to use for... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

For our honeymoon we stayed in the Garden Cottage, and could not have been happier with it! The pictures on the website haven't been updated as of June 2014, and don't show the moderately small flatscreen TV, larger bed, and added kitchen counter space and stools. For checking in, we just told the owner Paul when we were arriving, and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

My husband and I just returned from a week's stay in the Garden Cottage.The Garden Cottage is beautiful, had everything we could have wanted, and is super well-maintained. While the pictures on the website don't show it, it now has a kitchen sink and bar to sit at. The kitchenette was well-stocked with dishes and utensils. The double-headed shower was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $285 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Grotto Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Fern Grotto Hotel Kapaa
Fern Grotto Inn Kauai/Kapaa
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“River Cottage is right next to a park, so there is a little noise.”
  • River Cottage Entrance
  • Little touches!
 of 5 bubbles AustinCata, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Old Hawaii cottage charm”
 of 5 bubbles HPWA, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great Location”
 of 5 bubbles feeke22, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All cottages were awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles susanlyddan, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The River Cottage doesn't offer a view of the river itself. It would be a nice bonus, but it didn't affect how much we enjoyed our stay.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnK383, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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