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Fern Grotto Inn

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3.0 of 5
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4561 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Shaver Lake, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights in Canal Cottage A. It was a "tiny home" style studio with a small, but very well equipped kitchen. It has everything you would need. I agree with some other reviewers that you can hear cars on the highway, but compared to the Kauai chickens (which are everywhere, no matter where you stay), the cars were... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever been to one of those holiday rentals and it didn't have some piece of equipment that you needed? This is NOT that place. Paul (the owner) is clearly an attention to detail man. We stayed in Coco cottage for 5 nights in June and it had everything you could want. The kingsize bed in Coco was very comfortable.The cottages... More 

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Olten, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at the River Cottage, a little wooden cottage, which is used as a holiday place since the 40ties! A beautiful place in a beautiful garden (eat your own manoes and monutain apples for breakfast). The cottage is well equipped with anything one needs. The interior is both simpel and luxerious, very tasteful and cozy. We felt... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 4 nights here in June and had a fantastic time! We booked the River Cottage and couldn't have been happier! The place was very clean and had everything we needed from towels and toiletries to fully stocked kitchenware and a couple cold beers in the fridge! There were snorkels, fins, coolers, umbrellas and beach mats... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Canal Cottage A! We had all the comforts of home in a gorgeous setting with an ideal location! Truly made our vacation in paradise so wonderful! Our host, Paul was awesome! Having kayaks, bikes, beach chairs and plush towels at our disposal simply added to our total island experience! Mahalo!

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent part of our honeymoon here . . . and absolutely loved it! I cannot express how happy we were with our decision to book a cottage at Fern Grotto. We felt beyond welcome from the first moment we stepped onto the beautiful property. The unique charm we found here made our honeymoon especially memorable. Where... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent a week in Canal Cottage A and we loved every minute. We arrived to find flowers all over and cold beers and chocolates in the fridge - the perfect welcome. We had the most beautiful of views from our bed which looked out over the Wailua River and our kitchen window looked out onto a mango... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't imagine anything more sweet and perfect! The atmosphere was cozy and inviting. Every need was taken care of down to a small select of spices to cook with. We stayed in the Ohana House and my 8 year old son was in heaven. He could run around the huge garden picking fruit from the trees, feeding the green ones... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was looking for somewhere to stay in Kauai I knew what I DIDN'T want: a long driveway disconnecting you from the island, a restaurant on the property, lots of kids, and nowhere quiet to escape. In other words: not a resort. Fern Grotto was 100% the right decision, and the best way to experience "real Kauai." Fern Grotto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a week in the River Cottage to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. Loved everything about it. The grounds are beautiful, the cottage darling. The bed a cloud. The kitchen and bath very well stocked. We use all amenities to there fullest- Kyakes, bikes, beach equipment. Centrally located to explore the whole island. Best of all... More 

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