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Garden Island Inn Hotel

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
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  • Terrible1%
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“boogie boards”(94 reviews)
“beach towels”(97 reviews)
“kalapaki beach”(112 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want chain hotel amenities and prices don't stay here. If you enjoy a funky local hotel across the highway from the Harbor, beach and some nice shops and restaurants at half the price stay here. We parked here at the beginning and end...More

Thank Robert G
Response from Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, I am delighted you enjoyed our artsy, boutique hotel, we offer an abundance of charm and value. Thank you for mentioning our value along with our location. Kalapaki Beach is a beautiful area; a protected bay, beautiful sand, volley ball, Palm trees, a 2...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 6 nights and couldn't have asked for a better experience! From the moment we checked in, we felt like we were at home. Our room was perfect (queen size bed, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker.) The house cleaning...More

Thank Coral G
Response from Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha! We are so glad we could make your vacation so special. Thank you so much for your comments on our housekeeping. Our staff is hard working, and look carefully in every room to ensure all is ship shape and ready for you to relax...More

Reviewed January 14, 2018

If you like staying at the Mariott when you travel because you know what to expect, do not stay here. If you prefer the unexpected, the unusual, the eccentric, the delightfully quirky, stay here. The staff, the decor, and the landscaping make it fun. It...More

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Response from Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Mahalo! We do like to have FUN, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are a small, family owned, boutique, artsy hotel! We have owned this hotel for 29 years, always thinking of how to improve our guest experience. Living in tropical paradise...More

Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is an old place without the space and amenities of a modern hotel. This fact is more than offset by its style, care, and aloha. Every inch has been stylishly painted, lighted, or somehow decorated beautifully. The warm welcome by all staff shows you...More

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Response from Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn HotelResponded January 11, 2018

Off the charts value and 5 stars Thank You so much for staying with us and this review! Not many hotels have been owned, operated, lovingly renovated and decorated, by an individual for 29 years as the Garden Island Inn Hotel has. We are a...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018

Excellent front desk staff and room maintenance . Light breakfast snacks were provided. Cool water along with plates and silverware were provided. The room was clean and the linens were fresh smelling.

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Response from Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn HotelResponded January 11, 2018

Aloha! Thank you for staying with us and writing this 5 star review. Glad the front desk staff made you feel welcome and you enjoyed the morning snacks! All of us here work hard to ensure your comfort. Mahalo, Lis & Steve Layne

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
$162 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$162 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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dawnmw74
May 21, 2017|
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Response from ann-margret m | Reviewed this property |
No this place does not have swimming pool but beach is just across the road and Garden Island Inn will supply you with towels, chairs, umbrellas snorkelling equipment boogie boards 😀
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Kristyk21
March 31, 2017|
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Response from MetraCop | Reviewed this property |
KristyK I'm not familiar withOrchid 18, but the owners and managers are super helpful, and will do anything humanly possible to help you, contact them personally, especially if you have been making reservations via the... More
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Bethany V
March 27, 2017|
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Response from steve l | Property representative |
Sorry but we don't. There is a nice open laundry about a mile away that is next door to several restaurants wish is easy and fun. We will do laundry sometimes for our guest when its really needed for them though . Hope to... More
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