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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming to this gem for several years now but had not tried the "famous" pancakes for breakfast until this year. We have been missing out because the banana macadamia nut pancakes were exceptional! Please splurge and spend the extra 50 cents for the guava pineapple jam and you will not be disappointed!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The Tip Top was a source of concern for me as it looked like it might be a really bad place to stay. I had an extra day on vacation and needed a place for the last night before heading home. I decided to chance it and crossed my fingers. I had made the reservation weeks earlier. It was down... More 

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2 Thank James T
Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Come for the food, stay for the night. The restaurant is clearly the better half of this business. In a pinch, this hotel will suffice, but it's a last resort, literally, when things go wrong with your first, second and third choice. It happens. I'm glad tip top stays in business.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Wow! Way Back in the Days we went on a U.S. Navy Dependent Cruise from Pearl Harbor on Oahu to the Nearby Island of Kauai. It was pretty late when we pulled in to Port and by the time my Father and the crew were excused to leave the ship it was even Much later than we expected. So we... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is a super low budget motel. If you're up for that, this is a great place. Bottom line amenities - TV, space to hang clothes, toiletries in the bathroom, two simple but decent beds. Just what we need to tide us over until the next day at another lodging location. The manager was kind enough to accommodate our very... More 

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1 Thank Earp-McMullen
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Do yourself a favor, spend some more and enjoy a cockroach-free night at a more decent place. I opened the door, had a quick disgusted look at the room. Then closed the door, and saw a cockroach on the door nob. I took a picture and showed it to the reception, they were totally not surprised.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed at this motel when we got in late & couldn't check into the resort until later in the next day. It is convenient from the airport. We decided it isn't as nice as as our daughter's dorm room but probably cleaner! It has cinder block walls, linoleum floors, no closet doors. The TV is 80's model on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Clean, Comfortable, Convenient and best of all CHEAP! Not many, if any, amenities but the place is just right for a day or two stay at the beginning or end of your wonderful trip to Kauai. It's 5 minutes from the airport; the place was spotless clean and was pretty darn comfortable. And CHEAP for a one night stay, last-minute... More 

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5 Thank BDEMCHEK
Goldsboro
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is not an upscale hotel it is just a cheap motel and it looks and fills that way, although the price was more than you would pay for this type of accommodations in most places on the mainland. We need a place between when we checked out of our resort and our late night flight on 10/25/13. We had... More 

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6 Thank dh27534
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We just wanted a cheap motel to rest at for the day as we waited for our night time flight home. The reviews are true. It's the size and feel of a small dorm room with the basics: two twin beds, a TV (with plenty of stations), linoleum floors, bathroom with a shower, and that's all. The room, towels, and... More 

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Additional Information about Tip Top Motel

Address: 3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $91 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tip Top Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Tip Top Hotel Lihue
Tip Top Motel Kauai, HI
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