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Garden Island Inn

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#1 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Ideal for the first night in Kauai, close to the Airport and to Kalapaki beach, clean room, hippie setup and nice hotel overall. We arrived late and we checked in by ourselves, they left keys in an envelope outside the office door, i guess the area it's really safe. We'll be back in case we return to Kauai.

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. WE are glad you enjoyed your stay. This is a good location for sightseeing the island and enjoy beautiful Kalapaki beach. Our goal is to provide an artsy boutique hotel that is clean, comfortable with great value, so glad you appreciated all of those qualities. Looking forward to your return. We have a live on...

Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2015

If you are looking for a small hotel and not one of the big corporate resorts on Kauai, then Garden Island Inn is an excellent choice. The location at Kalapki Beach is central, allowing for access to both sides of the Island. The staff itself was great and extremely helpful. Each room is different and prices offer a good value...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! So much of the character of the hotel comes from all the original art works found thorough the hotel rooms and grounds. It is fun to always be enhancing the property and rooms. WE jump in and get things done as working owners. We are always enhancing the rooms, grounds, and...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Just back after 10 days at The Garden Isle Inn. After waiting for them to become available on vacation package sites, I was eager to book with them after all the glowing reviews. - The pros: The staff was just great, a warm reception and smiles all the way around for the entire stay. The grounds were beautiful and everywhere...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us for 10 days. I am happy you listed the pros. Great staff, well appointed room, pretty gardens, free parking. Kalapaki Beach is one of my favorite beaches great swimming, stand up paddle board, boogie boarding, surfing. good places to get a bite to eat and enjoy a drink.Kauai has many beautiful beaches...

AUSTIN
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Every facet of Garland Island Inn is perfect. The grounds are lush with flowers and places to relax; babbling fountains block road noise; each room is colorfully painted, spotlessly clean, and equipped with small fridge and coffee maker; and the location is perfect for beach and shopping. The tiny office is stocked with complementary boogie boards, pool noodles, movies and...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha, thank you so much for your lovely review of our hotel. Angie is our hostess with the mostess at the front desk! Her aloha glow is tremendous. We adore her too! Thank you for your delightful review. Your comfort is our primary concern. We love providing extraordinary guest service and enjoy when guests share their vacations with us and...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I stayed at the Garden Island Inn with my two children aged 17 and 10 for a week. We loved it. This place embodies and lives the spirit of Aloha. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived. The staff are friendly, helpful, genuine and happy. We had suite 20, it was roomy, arty, clean, really comfortable beds, balcony and...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Wow ,how great to have such a wonderful vacation with your teenage children! Room 20 works well for a large family so glad you booked the best room for your needs. Thank you for the wonderful compliments. We are happy to provide all the extras, and delighted that our staff is so genuinely caring and attentive. Having the beach location,...

Ozark, Missouri
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The staff is so very helpful and friendly that it felt like we were at a family reunion. They lent us boogie boards, chairs, noodles, towels, and even a DVDs to watch during the rainstorm. They have other items for loan, too, without charge, such as snorkeling equipment, paddle boards, and games to play in the room. Their rooms are...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We do want you to feel at home with friends, at the ready to provide for your needs. The location mid island and at Kalapaki beach works well for those who like to discover all parts of beautiful Kauai. Our waterfall, Koi ponds, floral gardens, and tropical original artworks reflects the natural...

Reviewed 21 September 2015

After traveling for almost 20 hours from the East Coast to Kauai we needed a hotel close to the airport for the weekend before we ventured up to Princeville to stay at the St. Regis for a week. We business travelers can become tired of the Marriotts, Hiltons, Hyatts and other mainline hotels so after reading the reviews on TA...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your lovely review. We are so glad you decided to give us a try and found the room and our guest services unique and satisfying! Our staff is the best!, and it is with genuine interest and affection that we care for our guests! We like being discovered by people such as yourself...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed here on our first visit to Kauai several years ago and loved it so much we won't stay anywhere else on the island. It's a 15 minute drive from the airport yet you never see or hear an aircraft, a 5 minute walk to the beach and restaurants, the rooms are quiet, clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated, but...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

There is no greater compliment than your repeat business. Mahalo for your "Home Away From Home" review! The hotel has a fantastic location across from Kalapaki Beach close to the airport and loads of activities and restaurants. The aloha from our staff comes from the heart. Each of us loves living and working in tropical Paradise. Please come to our...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

So many people refer to the Garden Island Inn as a "little gem", they are not wrong! I stayed for 9 nights recently and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. The staff were excellent, friendly, helpful and welcoming. It is located close to the airport, there are shops and places to eat across the road, the local bus stops right out...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for spending your 9 day Kauai holiday with us. It was a pleasure to hear you tell of your daily adventures around the island! Of all of the hotel amenities we offer, free WiFi, beach gear, snacks and coffee in the lobby, DVDs, books and games, the best is our ALOHA staff. We, the owner, the reservation/ managers, housekeepers,...

Paris, France
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stayed with my wife at the Garden Island Inn during our trip to Kauai in August 2015. And this hotel was perfect. It's a gem! The staff is very nice - always here to help and offer extra-services : towels, bodyboard, sunscreen ... . They have a great collection of DVDs that you can take in your room and...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for Fantastic Hotel in Kauai review! It is a personal delight to us that you enjoyed your stay! We try to give extraordinary guest service and take pride in our art filled hotel. We have a great location at Kalapaki Beach, so easy to access all the wonderful places to explore both North and West of Kauai. We look...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Garden Island Inn is a quaint, affordable boutique hotel by the lovely Kalapaki Beach and Bay, the Kauai Marriott and Lagoons and the Nawiliwili Harbor. Kalapaki Beach offers safe surfing, stand up paddle boarding, canoing, kayaking, sailing for beginners to intermediate, fishing or just plain relaxing and sunning.This is Kauai's center for shopping, live music and dining with a choice of 10 of Kauai's finest restaurants all within a short leisurely walking distance from the Garden Island Inn Hotel.The Garden Island Inn has quick and easy access from the Lihue Airport and to all the sights and activities Kauai has to offer. Let us be your home away from home while you discover Kauai! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Island Inn

Address: 3445 Wilcox Rd, Kalapki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9590
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $206 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Garden Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Lihue
Garden Island Lihue
Garden Island Inn Kauai/Lihue
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
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“Be sure to pick a room far from the waterfall”
roccoc772, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in two different rooms - both were great.”
530MarkA530, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was in the middle of the second floor which suited us perfectly.”
475DS, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“First floor best for wheel chairs and garden view and access. Upper floors have sliding glass doors with best views of the ocean.”
brucegreiner, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms here. All have a "garden view" with some with partial ocean views”
knspence, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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