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Garden Island Inn

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Murrieta, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Milpitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were so happy to spend 12 wonderful days at the Garden Island Inn. The staff were most accommodating. Angela made us feel welcome & suggested lots of activities & excursions. Her smile was contagious & wonderful. Every morning we were greeted with a delicious assortment of pies & nutrition bars along with the Kona coffee. Also a big Aloha... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at the Garden Island Inn during our recent trip to Kauai. What a fantastic hotel! Great value for money, beautiful rooms and surrounds, awesome location and friendly, knowledgeable staff. The free snacks are also a lovely touch. The hotel is close to the beach and there are several restaurants, pubs and some souvenir shops located just... More 

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steve l, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your 5 star review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We aspire to provide for your comfort and at the same time offer great value. Our staff is tremendous full of aloha and professional service. Looking forward to your return. Aloha, Lis & Steve Layne More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This privately owned boutique hotel was the perfect base camp location for exploring the gorgeous island of Kaua'i. Nice friendly service, and reasonable prices. Comfortable bed, air conditioned room and small kitchenette. I will return.

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steve l, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Mahalo for your review. Great location, comfortable, reasonably priced, friendly. We look forward to your return!! Kauai is our favorite island too, so much to see and do, undisturbed beauty. Cheers, Lis & Steve Layne More 

staten island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent one night here with my husband after our arrival to Kauai. Was cheerfully greeted by Angela who was knowledgeable about the area and very sweet. The hotel is quaint and has its charm. The room is nothing fancy and well kept, but I did feel it could use a fresh up do in certain areas especially with the bedding... More 

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steve l, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed the staff and felt Angela and the other staff were caring and wonderful. We are always improving the rooms and appreciate the feedback on the bedding. We have brand new sheets going in on all the rooms, and new towels for the bathrooms. Our theme... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn was a grand entrance to the Garden Island of Hawaii! Flowers everywhere. I was in room #9, second floor. It was lovely- older style, well-maintained and really funky! I got in late and had had a long day of flying. Cherie was beyond wonderful and welcomed me and showed me how everything worked. She was so helpful and... More 

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

Mahalo, so enjoyed reading your compliments about Cherie. She is a treasure; polite and professional. I can picture you enjoying the lanai, and the gardens with coffee and computer! We strive to provide all the extras to make our guests visit relaxed and pleasant. Fresh cut flowers in every room, interesting landscape, and art in the gardens and threw out... More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed here one night but wished we had stayed longer. If your looking for a place that won't break the bank and has a great island vibe this is it! There was local art everywhere and hand painted art on the doors. We had a partial view of the ocean from our balcony on the second floor. The... More 

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

Aloha, thank you for you review. We do offer great value and are please you enjoyed the art and our tropical island vibe! Kalapaki Beach across the street is a wonderful place to play and relax. Our location has so much to offer just a short walk from your room. Clean, comfortable, cheery, please do book more nights with us... More 

Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this inn for a night after arrival, and another two before departure. What initially attracted me was the fact that they had a room with four beds - enough space for us and our teens to sleep comfortably. (I don't want to share a bed with either of my kick monster teens!) The room also had a... More 

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

ALOHA! Thank you for sharing your experience of comfort, convenience, and care at our hotel. Our rooms have a different decor, bedding options, and size wise to have our receptionist advise which may suit your needs best. Coffee and snacks in the morning great way to start the day with our aloha greeting! Bonus is when our bananas, tangelos or... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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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 - $167 (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 Family Hotel in Lihue
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lihue
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
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