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The Kauai Inn

#7 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
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2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
1 room 1 adult
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Sacramento, CA
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed here four times over the years. It's very reasonable, clean, and the breakfast is just enough to get you going. Close to the airport, shopping, and restaurants. Staff are very friendly, ask if you need anything and they will do their best to accommodate. Old style motel...but not lacking amenities. Highly recommend. You can't beat the accommodations for... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an out of the way "motel" near the port and the airport. The front desk clerk was very friendly and informative. The continental breakfast was good. The rooms need updating but they were clean. It is not on the ocean but is a short drive to the water and to restaurants. Great mountain view. Reasonable rates.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to Kauai 5 times I knew that I would be spending very little time in the hotel. I had previously spent thousands on hotels each trip such as the Marriott and the like and felt like it was a complete waste of money. So I gambled and booked a room at the Kauai Inn. I couldn't have been... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights. The room was old fashioned and very clean. Staff were friendly and helpful. This is a great budget friendly inn. Minutes from the beach. Continental breakfast daily with fresh fruit and breads, coffee and tea. 24 hours.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are good things about this hotel. It's not too expensive by local standards, my room was quite big and the furnishings were pretty,.It's near the airport and there is a beach and small touristy shopping mall nearby. Unfortunately, the maintenance wasn't great. I checked in, collected the key, went to the room - and discovered that the room was... More 

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is so good. Close to airport. Very quiet and against the hill. Room is not large but very comfortable. People here are nice. They served a brief breakfast. Also a black cat strolled around when I had my breakfast. So far so good. Will stay here for another three days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a great family run plantation style residence... Nice people great Hawaiian experience... Closer to major highway, airport and stores. Also being in Lihue allowed us to explore both side of Kauai.. Don't be bothered about industrial block driving in the hotel is completely worth the drive and great budget option.. If you plan to spend days on the... More 

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alaska
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Was looking for a hotel for a late night arrival before heading north on Kauai and was very happy with our choice. Staff was very friendly and helpful - we called ahead to arrange for after hours check-in. This is very much a mom and pop type setup. If your looking for the room on the beach or a elaborate... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Clean, competitively priced 1950s-style hotel with pool convenient to Lihue and major shopping areas. Friendly staff. Nitpicks: -- Not easy to find without GPS or detailed map (see tips below) -- Queen-bed rooms have only one chair for the table -- Rooms have the typical hotel 25-watt light bulbs (see tips below) -- No facial tissues in rooms -- Breakfast... More 

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Bow, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We booked this room for the first night of our 2-week stay on Kaua'i because we knew we'd be coming in late, wanted something close to the airport, and didn't want to pay top dollar just for a place to crash for a night. The hotel information showed that check-in ended at 9pm, so we called ahead and were told... More 

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