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The Kauai Inn

2.5 of 5 2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Kauai Inn for 4 nights. Overall we were very pleased! The hotel is in a quiet area and conveniently located near many good cafes/restaurants (via car approx 5 minutes). The room was very generous in size, extremely clean and we had a great mountain view. The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice Inn! Very clean. Beautiful location. The staff was very nice. Made you comfortable the minute you checked in. Love the seating area outside the rooms by the pool. Does have a small continental breakfast. Serves English muffins, toast, fresh fruit, juice, coffee.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little out of the way but close enough to town, the Kauai Inn met our needs for a two night stay. Rooms were comfortable and clean, a nice pool is available, and a complimentary continental breakfast was included. The staff was friendly and helpful. A nice alternative to the chain hotels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always plan to stay here every time we're on Kauai...its clean ,well kept, staff is amazing, price is right....very homey.rooster's are a little obnoxious but nothing earplugs cant fix...breakfast is basic bread and fruit..but your in walking distance to kalipaki joes..try this place..you'll love it

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stayed in a king room with patio. The bed was huge and very comfortable. They offer free coffee, hot water, lemonade and orange juice during the day and every morning we've been served a complimentary breakfast. The staff was very friendly. the only issue we can complain is that we couldn't get a wi-fi signal in our room (305),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights before our condo was ready in Princecville. This hotel is a perfect home base for your adventures on the south east side of the island. The light breakfast is served outside. At first I was a little concerned with this but a cup of coffee outside was the perfect way to start the morning.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We only stayed one night after a late flight into Lihue. Very clean rooms, comfy bed, bathroom appeared to be recently renovated and was nicely tiled. Continental breakfast was just right and included many different island fruits. Great views of the surrounding mountains and a nice pool.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Comfortable rooms with 2 queen beds enough for 4 people. Reasonable rates. Nice continental breakfast. Pool is nothing to write home about. Grounds are nice and the staff is extremely helpful. The location is near the airport. Good for a stopover between your hotel/condo reservations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

After getting the beating up over the phone & at the front desk of a few lodgings, I went back to the 1st one I visited and with the usual unwanted haggling at check-in was able to stay in a very comfortable & clean room. Quiet, aging facilities with very helpful staff. Will likely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Located in a more industrialized area 3 minutes outside of Lihue. Very close to the airport with easy access to the one major road on Kauai. Property is well maintained, greenery with mountain back drop. Two story motel style building, very clean room, with microwave and fridge. Old noisy air conditioner but it works. Staff are friendly and happy to... More 

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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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Also Known As:
The Kauai Hotel Lihue
Kauai Hotel Lihue
The Kauai Inn HI
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#5 Family Hotel in Lihue

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