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Garden Island Inn

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SydneyStuart
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Garden Island is a very interesting experience. The service and atmosphere are exceptional (made even better by Angela) which easily out rate any of the five star resorts. Room 19 was very comfortable and has all that we needed. The room was spotless and the décor very interesting. Garden Island is a 5 star experience in a 3 star setting.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the Airport and restaurants. We loved how they decorated the place, it's a little cute budget inn. we stayed 1 night before we moved on to our other reservations. Appreciated the high level of personal attention to service provided. Extremely pleasant staff and always available and call you by name. Your safe here and comfortable.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just stayed for 9 days at this cozy place and really enjoyed it. The Garden Island Inn is kinda like a Bed & Breakfast home. Our room was not fancy but very comfortable and very clean. We loved the beautiful tropical paintings throughout the rooms and building. This is a price wise bargain and a nice... More 

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha COOL PLACE! We appreciate your excellent review so glad your 9 day stay was enjoyable. Cherie is so great, glad you bonded with her. Guest satisfaction means so much to us nice that it comes from the heart our aloha is always there for you. Our art, location, staff, and service and VALUE=good vacation. See you next trip! Mahalo,... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 2nd time staying there and I would absolutely stay again. Lovely themed rooms with local art. Just across the road from shops (including the obligatory ABC store!!) numerous eating options and most importantly the beach!! If you don't have a car, it's a 50c bus trip from the airport on the Lihue shuttle bus and also a... More 

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Hooray for Kalipaki Beach across the street from the hotel. Our location is very walk friendly with all the restaurants, shops, services in short walking distance. Thanks for your repeat stay with us we want to provide you with 5 star service!! Mahalo, Lis & Steve Layne More 

Chula Vista, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: -Close to the hotel and business area - food and shopping across the street - close to the airport -cute garden / waterfall -friendly staff Cons: -Ac was loud -small TV -room is not sound proof at all -waterfall in the back can be noisy -small room -no elevator

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad to get your feedback. All the rooms at the hotel are different, all have flat screen TVs, larger rooms have larger TV, often larger mini refrigerators also. The rooms along the lobby wing of the hotel do not pick up the waterfall sound, which you may have preferred. We... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here on a family trip in one of their 2 bedroom condos. It was absolutely perfect. The condo had an upstairs and downstairs so the sleepers weren't disturbed by the awake. The washer/dryer in unit (with detergent provided!) was great to have. Right across the street from a cute little shopping area and, more importantly, Kalapaki Beach which... More 

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT. We are so glad your stay at our 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo property adjoining the hotel worked out so well for your vacation. Glad you visited the lobby for our tree ripened fruit, coffee, snack bars, cold filtered water, and beach gear. Look forward to your next tropical paradise visit and staying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room - We stayed in Room 17, which was on the top floor outlooking the bay. It was up two sets of sturdy stairs with cameras viewing the stairways (made us feel safe leaving personal belongings in the room). Service - this Island is special with everyone we met being super fun and interesting to talk too. Even more importantly,... More 

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad, glad, glad, you loved our hotel and your visit with us! Thank you so much for your review. Our staff is amazing and exude aloha and island knowledge. We want you to have a 5 star experience. Thanks for choosing and recommending us! Mahalo, Lis & Steve Layne More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here in August with my boyfriend and we loved it. The staff are so warm and welcoming, the room was charming, spacious and clean. The location is perfect- central and close to shops, restaurants and the beach. It felt like home! It's also amazing that they lend out snorkel gear, boogie boards, chairs, you name it- especially when... More 

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your delightful review. Getting 5 star rating from our guests means so much to us! Loved all of your comments and glad you appreciated our service and incredible team at the hotel. We look forward to you next trip and sharing your adventures with you! Mahalo, Lis & Steve Layne More 

Murrieta, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here again for two nights starting 04/07 while waiting for our rental to open up. This is the 2nd time we have stayed here and were again not disappointed. All staff at the hotel we had contact with were very friendly and professional. After check out, they allowed us to store our luggage in the employee lounge until... More 

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

GREAT LOCATION, GREAT SERVICE, GREAT RATES will stay here again! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We strive to provide the best possible guest service and comfortable lodging at affordable price. Having our great location it is easy to enjoy uncrowded Kalapaki Beach and getting to all the sights of kauai! Looking forward to your next stay. Mahalo,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived after a long 10 hr flight and met Angela that worked at the front desk. She greeted me like I was family with a beautiful smile and excitement to help make my visit memorable. Being a solo traveler her loving personality made me immediately feel comfortable and well cared for. She took time in guiding me to amazing... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Garden Island Inn is a quaint, affordable boutique hotel by the lovely Kalapaki Beach and Bay, the Kauai Marriott and Lagoons and the Nawiliwili Harbor. Kalapaki Beach offers safe surfing, stand up paddle boarding, canoing, kayaking, sailing for beginners to intermediate, fishing or just plain relaxing and sunning.This is Kauai's center for shopping, live music and dining with a choice of 10 of Kauai's finest restaurants all within a short leisurely walking distance from the Garden Island Inn Hotel.The Garden Island Inn has quick and easy access from the Lihue Airport and to all the sights and activities Kauai has to offer. Let us be your home away from home while you discover Kauai! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Island Inn

Address: 3445 Wilcox Rd, Kalapki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9590
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $149 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Garden Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Lihue
Garden Island Lihue
Garden Island Inn Kauai, HI
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
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