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Fern Grotto Inn

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4561 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in the Garden Cottage for 5 nights and just loved it. When researching accommodation in Kauai I read some of the reviews for the Fern Grotto Cottages and decided straight away that this was the place for us. I was certainly not disappointed. The cottage was very comfortable and extremely well equipped. There were loads... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mark and I were very happy to stay at the River Cottage for our honeymoon. We loved having a space that allowed for making meals together and one that felt comfortable and private. We like to do our own thing on vacations so it was great to have the freedom while also knowing Paul was always there to help if... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the River Cottage for four nights and just loved it. The cottage was very well appointed with all one would need in the kitchen and bath, and a very comfortable bed. We took a two-person kayak up the river (4 gentle miles up to the Fern Grotto and back) and would recommend it. The river was gentle... More 

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LaGrange, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was well situated just outside Kapaa (where a lot of the good restaurants, etc. are). Accommodations were quaint and away from the bustle. Was very convenient to have laundry on-site (less to pack). Will definitely make a return trip!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was so wonderful to stay at a residence instead of a hotel. We were able to wake up leisurely, each at our own time and not have to rush and gather everyone together to go and get breakfast by a certain time. There was room enough for you to cook, play games at the kitchen table, or take a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We stayed for 8 nights in Canal Cottage B in early December. Perfect time of year, very quiet, and everything on the island is easily reached from the Fern Grotto Inn. We really liked Lydgate Beach (good for swimming and you can walk to the beach from the cottage) and trips to the North of the island. Lovely cottage, well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Canal B cottage, where we had stayed on our first trip to Kauai a couple years ago. We came back because Fern Grotto Inn feels like home, if home was in a beautiful tropical garden at the beach. Low key, but clean and comfortable, with just the right amenities. We especially appreciate the kayaks (and ultra-easy... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the main house for 9 days. It was by far the best vacation location I've ever been to. The inn is a series of cottages and the main home located right on the river. It is a 10 minute walk to the ocean. But it isn't so close to the highway that all you hear is road... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We just wrapped up a four day stay at the River Cottage during our honeymoon. The grounds and cottage were lovely and this was a great place to stay for a few nights in between staying at more full service resorts. The cottage was very spacious and had a full kitchen and fridge. The owner thought of everything and the... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We just stayed 5 nights at the Fern Grotto Inn..and today we leave with a heavy heart. This location is unique because you're connected with your beautiful environment at a much deeper level. We found Coco cottage ideal for 2 adults & 2 young kids. We appreciated the well stocked kitchen, fridge and family oriented living room. Our young kids... More 

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