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The Kauai Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I originally wanted to stay on the south shore near Poipu, but the hotel rates were incredibly high in that area. I found Kauai Inn online and booked it mainly for the low rates, but it actually turned out to be quite nice! Lihue is a great place to stay and a short drive to just about everything. The rooms... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Of course, it's not a 5 star hotel with fancy restaurants and lots of facilities. Biggest plus are the very friendly and absolutely helpful staff in the Inn. We had a good time and anyway., there is soo much to do and to see on Kawai, what do you need a fancy Hotel for? You will need less than 10... More

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Ithaca, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Hotel in a good location for shopping, near cruise pier shopping and restaurants and local mall, Costco, Macy's. You are on the eastern edge of the island close to the airport and major roads. The pool is 3 feet deep. The Inn is in a mixed zoning area. The staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and bed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The room was clean and neat. As it is right next to the airport, we drived quiet long way to reach to Poipu beach or Hanaley. But it was so easy to get to highway from the hotel. The hotel offers small breakfast in the morning. Very humble.

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Lihue, Hawaii
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The housekeepers, front desk, and maintenance man are all awesome and caring. Dan makes it a point to make guest feel right at home, and takes extreme care of the lawn. Dan has gone out of his way to even go above and beyond and tell us about the island, to encourage us, and even helped to find us a... More

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Everett, PA
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My husband & I recently stayed here 3 nights after not being able to get on our flight with our buddy passes. Someone at the airport suggested this place to stay and we were pleasantly surprised. If you are looking for a friendly, cute, basic place to stay, this is your place. Natalie who works at the front desk was... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I had the great pleasure of staying in this property for the first time. Natalie at the front made it so She was so accommodation for any request of rooms and problems if any solved immediately.... rooms were reasonable and clean with great amenities micro, extra towels etc ice box in room great location to beach... It was great to... More

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Smyrna GA
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the Kauai Inn. It is a basic hotel, with clean and friendly/helpful staff at a reasonable price (by Hawaii standards). There is a continental style breakfast served at 8 a.m. and free Wi-Fi (important to me).

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Arroyo Grande
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

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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30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

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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Address: 2430 Hulemalu Rd, 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 — The Kauai Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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