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The Kauai Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Arroyo Grande
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room overlooked the mountains near Lihue. It is a beautiful setting for being so close to downtown. It is not far from downtown Lihue, which is easy to get into with a car. We enjoyed the birds on our lanai and the visiting roosters. You cannot see the beach from here, but again it is not a far drive,... More

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Kaysville, Utah
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93 reviews 93 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time staying here. This is usually a stop between things but it's a nice place! Very Hawaiian décor, clean, friendly and reasonably priced. This hotel is close to Kalapaki, food and the airport - also go see the Menehune Pool. We will stay again and I highly recommend it....again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a very nice hotel located in an area which has -- based on their own literature, the heyday was the 1960's -- somewhat deteriorated during its existence. It is now very close to a shipping port, requires a car to get to beaches and most other attractions. The port is also the source of noise, mostly the beep... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

While not quite the five-star style resort you might get in Poipu, the Kauai Inn was a charming, safe and very convenient place from which to plan the rest of our vacation. The staff was helpful and engaged in helping us plan our trip, and the room was plenty nice. The roosters get you up early, but you really shouldn't... More

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Alameda, Ca.
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The hotel is near Nawiliwili Bay. This is where the cruise ships come in. Kauai Inn is 1 mile to Kalapaki Beach and Duke's barefoot bar. Clean rooms, and friendly staff. Internet sometimes difficult to connect.

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Barcelona, Spain
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79 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Given that Kauai is relatively small, Lihue and The Kauai Inn make it a perfect "base camp" to explore it and reach every corner of the island. So this place's location is convenient (you'd better have a car though), it is also very quiet, as well as it is neither far from the airport nor from a shopping area in... More

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We stayed in the Kauai Inn for 4 nights in Jan 2014. Our room was very clean and the staff were very helpful. The location near the Lihue marina is very convenient for visiting the entire island, and is also very near the airport for sightseeing flights. The pool is medium size and clean. We had a king bed which... More

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Quiet, off the beaten track. Clean rooms, and friendly staff. We rented a car to do shopping , sight see and go to the beaches. There is a microwave and small Fridge in the room, so many meals we ate off site. However you can easily make Breakfast and Lunch in your room.

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Templeton, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Clean, friendly place to stay. Nice old-style accommodation that is centrally located. Private lanais open on to grass belt. With so much good coffee on the island there is in no excuse for how bad it is here.

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san francisco, ca
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This is a family own hotel that is very friendly. The office closes at 9p.m. but they have a contact number to reach in case of an emergency. There are no phones in the rooms. The ice machine is locked up at 9p.m. when the office closes up. The refrigerator in the eating area has iced tea, lemonade, juice, and... More

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Also Known As:
The Kauai Hotel Lihue
Kauai Hotel Lihue
The Kauai Hotel
The Kauai Inn HI
Address: 2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Lihue
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Kauai Inn 2.5*
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