We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Garden Isle Cottages

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Poipu
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Garden Isle Cottages
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 21: English reviews
Sequim, Washington
Level Contributor
41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The view and accommodations were incredible, and Wade is a great manager. We saw 20 to 30 Sea Turtle each day from our balcony and the location had a great view of the ocean; we spent each morning and evening watching and listening to the waves. The Heirloom Suite only has A/C in the bedroom, so if you are sensitive... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Frank C
Georgia
Level Contributor
185 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This property is in a decent location with lots of turtles basking on the rocks in the little river behind the units. You can see the ocean from here and there is okay snorkeling on the other side of the river from the boat ramp (walk or drive to the ramp with no access from our unit into the water).... More 

Helpful?
Thank Larkette
Georgia
Level Contributor
503 reviews
139 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 431 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After a little difficulty with the lengthy directions to find this place, we had a nice stay of four nights. (Don't turn right at the traffic circle, as the directions say, but go straight through.) From the balcony overlooking a stream flowing into the ocean, we could observe the sea turtles coming and going and sunning on the rocks. The... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Charlie S
Rockaway, New Jersey
Level Contributor
65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Loved our stay at Garden Isle Cottages in Koloa, Kauai. The location is amazing, from our balcony there is a lagoon with a waterfall flowing out to the Pacific, full of sea turtles. We spent many hours just watching and counting the turtles, totally awesome. The condo it self is very simple, nothing fancy, has wifi though and was perfect... More 

Helpful?
Thank lynda n
Huntington Beach, CA
Level Contributor
66 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

It was a great location for us and within easy walking distance to great restaurants and beaches. The wakeup call of birds and roosters was timed perfectly and it easily became a ritual each morning to have coffee, juice and fresh papaya on the patio at sunrise overlooking Waikomo Stream and the ocean. Each day brought a surprise - monk... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Siva33
Conroe, Texas
Level Contributor
69 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Loved this place. Great value. Extraordinary view with turtles every day in the cove out the back deck. The manager was easy to contact but didn't really need anything. He did check on us our first day to make sure everything was in order. The only thing missing was usual condiments that we have found in other vrbo stays in... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Candy M
Level Contributor
54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012 via mobile

This cottage is the perfect location for scuba divers. Seasport Divers is right down the street and all the great dive sights are right off the Poi'pu coast. It's located in a quiet residential area and is a great place for those not wanting the crowded resort style living! The kitchen is well stocked , the bed is comfortable, and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank KWelker
Canton, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Several years ago I lucked into finding this place to stay. I have stayed three times and I have never considered staying anywhere else in Kauai. I have recommended this place to several friends. It is just perfect. I call this place Turtle Central because in three trips (a week each time) I have never not seen a turtle looking... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank David L
seattle
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

We loved this place. It truly is the aloha spirit. Centrally located, on a quiet street overlooking the Pacific with a meandering stream directly below your deck. Each day huge turtles swim up the river from the sea to sleep and sun on the warm lava rock. You are greeted by a wonderful intimate garden and BBQ where ripening bananas... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank seattlebetty
Concord, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

My wife and I decided to take a nice vacation before our first born arrives and decided on Kauai. After much research we decided to stay at the Garden Isle Cottages in Poipu. The cottage is in a fabulous location in Poipu. Located close to a round-about with 4 roads leading to different adventures. The location makes it easy to... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank rpotts
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

27 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (27)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
View from Room (5)
Viewed
Other (15)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Poipu
Koloa
Hideaway Cove Poipu Beach
Whalers Cove Resort
#2 of 29 in Poipu
5.0 of 5 stars 245 reviews
Koloa
Poipu Crater Resort
Poipu Crater Resort
#27 of 29 in Poipu
4.0 of 5 stars 21 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Poipu Kapili
#9 of 29 in Poipu
4.5 of 5 stars 364 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette

Additional Information about Garden Isle Cottages

Address: 2666 Puuholo Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9699
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Price Range: $85 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Garden Isle Cottages Hotel Poipu
Garden Isle Cottages Kauai/Poipu
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing