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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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$40 off room rate
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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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Monterey, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fern Grotto Inn was recommended to my wife and I by friends. We are recently married young professionals. We love to travel. We're not resort people. We value authenticity, sustainability, and novelty. So when we found this charming retreat we fit right in. We stayed in Canal B (attached to Canal A). We found the grounds to be centrally located... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well educated staff. Not to be missed. So romantic. Even better than I could have imagined. I will return again and again. Great boat ride out there. Plenty of places to roam! Just the smell of this place makes it a "go to" spot.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent ten glorious days with our two teenage daughters in Ohana House at the Fern Grotto Inn, and we could not have wished for a better accommodation. We were greeted at the property by a handwritten ‘Aloha and Welcome’ note from the housekeepers accompanied by a large box of chocolate covered macadamia nuts. This warm... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our stay in Cottage A. Cleverly decorated and great use of space, it really felt like a Hawaiian home away from home on Kauai! So comfy and everything you could need for a wonderful stay. The kitchen has the best view of the river and it's nice to wake up there in the morning!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I brought my son and friends here for his Senior Trip and it could not have been more perfect! We spent our days adventuring around the island and came home every night to this delightful and welcoming retreat. We spent time cooking together and BBQing in the yard and loved being able to sit outside around a big table to... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My husband & I just returned from a 1 week stay in the Garden Cottage and thought many of the amenities were great. As others have mentioned (laundry facility stocked with soap etc, a couple of functioning bikes, a couple 2 person kayaks with river access, 1 paddle board, coolers, lawn chairs, fins and snorkels and so on), fresh fruit... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed in the River Cottage for 4 nights. Cottage is great and it was so nice we could arrange our own food. Decor was great we really loved our stay. Location was beautiful. We could live there easily. There was a little bit of noise from people in the park which is the other side of the fence. About... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Wonderful wonderful cottage! The photos on the website didn't do it justice. It's warm, cozy, and super sweet. The Coco cottage was bigger than I thought it would be. If you want your very own backyard with a hammock and BBQ grill and want to park next to the cottage, then this is the place for you! We came to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I stayed in the Garden cottage - the website photos are exactly how it looks. The cottage is great value, very well equipped, and exceptionally clean. Paul thinks about all the little things one might need to have a wonderful time in Kauai - all of which you can help yourself to. The highway noise that others commented on did... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The cottage was just like it looked in the picture. The location was great with a short walk to the beach and a short drive into town. We used the bicycles that they had and followed the beach bike trail for about a 4 mile trip one way. They also had plenty of beach chairs, cooler and mats for your... More 

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