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Fern Grotto Inn
Ranked #1 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Kapaa
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

Our first trip to Kauai was made totally memorable by our stay at the Fern Grotto Inn. An easy drive from the airport, right on the river, beautifully landscaped - a true bit of paradise. Paul made every effort to make us feel welcome (even had two cold beers ready). We stayed in Canal Cottage A - right next to the river, perfect size, super clean, comfortable bed and 2 blocks from the ocean! Wish we had more than the 4 nights. Would come back in a heart beat.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

We enjoyed staying in the Fern Grotto Inn very much - it is a good location to explore the whole island, the rooms were clean and comfy, the kittchen provided everything we needed for our nine months old baby. And because it is situated near the river, we had all the time a comfortable breezy air in it.

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Reviewed November 26, 2012

My husband and 2 children spent 4 days in the Coco cottage. It was wonderful. The place is clean and inviting. My family felt relaxed and at home. It was comfortable and the games kept the kids entertained on our downtime. Wifi works well. It is central to everything on the Island.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

I spent a great 8 days in the Canal B cottage. It is a wonderful little hideaway with a beautiful Lanai to dream and relax on. The cottage itself is very comfortable, clean, nicely furnished and tastefully decorated and Paul, the owner, does just about everything to make your vacation a dream come true. Centrally located on the island, it is only a short 45-60 minutes’ drive - depending on how many stops you make to take in the wonderful sceneries - to beautiful and almost deserted beaches in the north, south or the west – if you want to go that far. The beaches near the cottage are definitely worth discovering, too. Or if you want to go hiking, there are great trails very close to the Fern Grotto Inn, some easy, some a bit more demanding, some quite adventurous - your choice. If I return to Kauai, the Fern Grotto Inn it is!

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

My husband and I rented the Ohana House and it was absolutely spectacular. It was comfy, beautifully decorated, and awesomely stocked with everything we could've needed - beach gear, kitchen supplies, a yoga mat, great books ... the entire process of reserving, checking in, and checking out was seamless. Paul makes everything very easy, and the Fern Grotto is tons better than staying at a sterile and impersonal resort. Plus, the location is ideal. Super close to both Lihu'e and Kapa'a, and a short drive to both crazy popular North and South shores. We will definitely be returning over and over again.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

My partner and I stayed in Unit A cottage for 4 nights and it was a wonderful experience. The place is very quiet, very clean, set in a beautiful location, right by the Wailua river and very close to several beaches, shops, restaurants in Kapa'a . This cottage is beautifully decorated by the kind owner Paul, who is permanently taking care of the property.and looking for ways to improve it for future customers. It is also very convenient if you want to explore the island, since it is half way between the north and south. It takes aprox 40 minutes to get to Hanalei and about 1 hour to arrive to the south west area of the island.
Wonderful place.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

My wife and I, with another couple, spent a week at Fern Grotto Inn. It was great. We stayed in the big house and it was spacious, comfortable and we have wonderful cooking accomodations so we took advantage of the bounty of the island. I would recommend the Fern Grotto Inn to anyone.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Steven S
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Additional Information about Fern Grotto Inn

Address: 4561 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1419
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Kapaa
Price Range: $208 - $467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Grotto Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are centrally located in the perfect spot for exploring the whole island of Kauai. Just ten minutes north of the airport, the property is on the banks of the Wailua River, a few minutes from the heart of Kapaa town, walking distance to beaches and family parks. We are nestled in Hawaii's largest coconut grove in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Mountain with easy access to hiking and kayaking. We are only a block from the beach. ... more   less 
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