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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

First - sticker shock in general about Kauai. Everything is expensive. Therefore, $200 for one night in a hotel is a BARGAIN. And you get what you pay for. This place was totally decent. Not really nice but certainly not a dive either. I would recommend it for the location - near the airport and basically in the middle of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I ended up at the Kauai Inn because a friend of mine was staying there and we were meeting up to explore Kauai together, so I booked a room on his recommendation. The overall accommodations are pretty basic, but the staff at check-in were super friendly. In fact I initially booked a single night online via Orbitz and then on... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Chose the Kauai Inn on a recommendation of a friend, who lives and works in the area. She said it was a family run business, and was very reasonably priced. My parents and I were on island for two weeks but had to spend a night away from their timeshare for one evening. We had spent the morning on the... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights prior to heading farther north on the island. We were greeted warmly on arrival. The overall feeling is low key, family style and friendly. We had a great visit with a local gal , Lark, who books excursions. She went up and beyond to help us find places around the island to explore! We can highly... More 

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Sanur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We found it at the last moment since our hotel didn't work out. From positive: nice area outside. It's not the cheapest on the island so I would expect some comfort. We had no wifi in our room at all! That's the most frustrating thing about the hotel. The pool is 3 ft deep: very shallow for children. The breakfast... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My husband had a meeting for work at the northeast side of the island so we came in a couple days early and chose to stay at the Kauai Inn to visit the west side of the island. Kauai Inn was perfectly located, reasonably priced, clean. Has a laundry room; the gentleman at the night desk was very helpful letting... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Having booked vacation rentals for all other nights, we stayed at The Kauai Inn for our first night due to its proximity to the airport. The room was fine and breakfast in the morning was good. This was a solid choice for a short-term stay. At breakfast, there were guests aplenty socializing and mingling. We mixed in and met some... More 

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Spent the night here before moving on to our condo and had a good stay. The Inn is off the beaten path but this made it better than average. While an older establishment they have worked to keep it modern and quite comfortable. Room was spacious and clean, bed comfortable, and no problem with noise. Staff was friendly and efficient.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Needed a place our first and last nights on the island, near the airport, and this turned out to be a great referral. One really needs a rental car to get around Kauai, but this place is a great value that's conveniently located for various day trips, in a quiet neighborhood, with plenty of parking, a nice breakfast to start... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We had to find a hotel for one more night before we left the island. Kauai Inn was where we went and I am so happy about it! The lovely lady at the reception is also the one that can help you around, make your stay as enjoyable as possible, answer all your questions, make you breakfast! I would go... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Kauai Inn

Address: 2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9503
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $194 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Kauai Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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