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Garden Island Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3445 Wilcox Rd, Kalapki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Suffolk, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in a small and relatively inexpensive room at the Garden Island Inn. The service was top-notch. We especially appreciated the freely available beach chairs, blankets, mats, and umbrellas. The fresh pumpkin pie was a special treat.

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were only staying a few days on Kauai and wanted something central for lodging but not a resort. Our aim was to do a little discovery of the island for a future trip. This hotel was perfect. The hotel was a refurbished motel that had been spruced up with bright colorful paintings everywhere. Although it didn't have the luxury... More

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Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After much online research, we chose to stay at Garden Island Inn. What a wonderful discovery! It's in the Kalapaki Beach area and most things (restaurants, shops, beach) are within walking distance. Although we only stayed one night before our timeshare week began, we had a wonderful stay. It was just PERFECT for us. We had 2 rooms. One for... More

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to stay here for 5 nights in room 19, the Garden Suite, after doing much research online for lodging for our first trip to Kauai. The hotel met all our expectations, and we felt like we "knew what we were in for" upon arrival. The room was spotlessly clean, and the decor was exactly as portrayed on the... More

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

Thank you for deciding to stay with us and letting us know that we met your expectation. We inquired about the leak and learned our maintenance man did change out some plumbing but latter learned it was a leaky faucet not a drip from the pipe fitting. We have our maintenance man available 24/7 and do apologize that you had... More

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18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at GII for 9 nights- first time on the island. It's true that hotels in Kauai are expensive, over-priced compared to other islands (even compared to Hawaii - my favourite!). Picked the Inn as it was the most reasonable in price, offered useful amenities (beach gear), its location, and reviews. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They even... More

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

Thanks for staying with us on your trip to Kauai! We are very delighted to hear you made the right choice and would stay with us again. We try to do our best with environmental savings; provide a recycle container in every room, use soap dispensers instead of little plastic bottles, just installed solar panels, and have purified drinking water... More

Arnold, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from an 8 day stay at the Garden Island Inn. This was our third stay at this wonderful hotel in the past 18 months. We have always stayed on the third floor near the "waterfall", and love this location. The room is large, festive and welcoming with a nice kitchenette, great air conditioner, good bed, and... More

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

Aloha! We are looking forward to your next visit home with us on Kauai!! The third floor rooms are more spacious and are well suited for longer stays! Every room has the tropical original art works by Camile Fontaine, and Hawaiian style motif. We enjoy and take pride in providing our best to enhance guests' experience and expectations! Thanks for... More

Camarillo, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A delightful, clean, homey place to stay! The staff was wonderful -- very kind and helpful! The beach was across the street! Office has books, magazines, movies, ice chests, beach chairs and beach toys to loan!

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

We think we live in heaven too. Thanks for staying with us and sharing your thought on Trip Advisor. Our guest are our top priority and I am so happy you enjoyed your stay! Mahalo!! Lis & Steve Layne More

vancouver
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided on this hotel for price and location. After doing a bit of research on TA I booked 3 nights, Sept.16th-17th-18th. I couldn't be more happy with my decision. From the moment we arrived to our departure we loved it. We almost booked another 3 nights but had other places we needed to be. The staff are very friendly... More

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

THANKS FOR BOOKING WITH US! SO GLAD YOU ENJOYED THE CHARM AND LOCATION. Visit us again soon, we have endless ideas of enjoyable sites to see and activites to enjoy. MAHALO, Lis & Steve Layne More

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm surprised at some of the negative reviews as it would seem people don't check hotels out online first... yes, there are loud pictures and artwork everywhere - that's part of the Inn's look! And no matter where you go in the world, there will always be bugs... that over and done with, here's what we found :- Staff VERY... More

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

We pride ourselves on sharing the Aloha spirit at the hotel. Our staff has been part of the hotel team for many years and we think they are exceptional. We constantly are making improvements at the hotel with all aspects in our control. We recommend if you are looking at our website and decide to stay with us, a quick... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed here 1 night, I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Close to airport . Our room wasn't ready so we were upgraded to room 22, just what we needed for a family of 4! (All adults). King size bed which is in it's own room, it is separated from the other 3 twin size beds by a curtain.... More

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

Thank you for you kind observations; Cute, Cute, Cute! Everyone at our family owned hotel tries to provide the best accommodations to our guest. Our focus is on cleanliness, comfort, safety and guest service! We like the variety of outdoor spaces the covered patio with table & chairs on the third floor makes a great outdoor extension for the third... More

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Address: 3445 Wilcox Rd, Kalapki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Garden Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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