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Garden Island Inn

2.5 out of 5.0

Garden Island Inn

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Close to airport and beach. Nice are, older hotel, but nice.

Charming, unique decor and grounds. Staff amazingly friendly and helpful. Only issue is very loud air conditioner

I stayed at the Garden Island Inn in 2018 and enjoyed is so much I returned a few weeks ago in 2019. Unfortunately I had a death in the family and only was able to stay one night - they were very understanding and great to work with. Looking forward to another stay in the future!

The hotel was quaint and the staff was excellent!. anytime you needed anything they would make sure they got it as soon as possible. Also this location works out great. You are near Lihue so when you set out for the day you are going against the traffic and when you come back the same thing.

We loved staying here! The staff was super friendly and we didn’t expect the breakfast, the free Use of beach gear, maps, Fresh flowers in the room etc. We could not have been happier!

Super cute boutique hotel, easy walking distance to waterfront/beach and some great restaurants and shops. Only 2 miles from the airport. Stayed here with friends the night before flying out and it was perfect! The motel staff were so gracious, helpful, and friendly and went out of their way to make our stay perfect. Thanks!

Friendly family hotel close to shopping and beach you feel like in the middle of garden you can taste real bananas and other fruits

This boutique hotel is cute and quiet. A perfect retreat at the end of the day. I was at a conference at the Marriott up the street and it was a relief to come back to the sweet sanctuary of Garden Island Inn Hotel. The staff went out of their way to welcome me.

Excellent customer service. Our stay was short and Garden Isle Inn adequately fulfilled our needs. We would consider staying there in the future

I was looking for a quiet, clean hotel to do some hiking, biking and visit beaches...and Garden Island Inn exceeded my expectations. Staff was very friendly and room had snacks and fresh flowers when I arrived. The lobby had beach chairs which you could borrow and the rooms have very unique decorations. The hotel had plenty of parking and beach was a short walk. A most enjoyable week all at a reasonable rate...what more could you ask for!

We enjoyed our stay. Not exactly on the beach; a sort walk, across a busy road and park. But the area had a nice couple of restaurants, a nice beach, and good location to drive north or south on the island.

My wife & I have stayed here several times, ranging from one night to three day stays, on our visits Kauai over the years. We've always enjoyed our stays here from friendly staff to the small tropical grounds/atmosphere to the fun & beautiful artwork on rooms doors. It's close to restaurants, shops & only a 5 to 10 minute walk to a very nice beach that fronts the Marriott. Also, the central location on the island makes it's easy to travel to either end of the island. Great little fun hotel for the cost conscience or for short stays.

Easily what makes this hotel great is the staff. They're friendly, welcoming, and accomadating. The rooms themselves are nice and simple and designed in a way that items such as sand can be cleaned easily. Outside noise may be an issue so if you're a light sleeper it could affect you. I thought my bed was a bit soft, but that's more of a preference than an issue. Other than that, they have beach ammenities, such as towels, and food in the office you can borrow or eat for free which is great! Would stay again!

We had a short stay. The room was clean and the staff was very helpful.

3445 Wilcox Road Lihue HI

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Nawiliwili Bay and Nawiliwili Harbor
  • Free local cuisine breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Kalapaki Beach is a short stroll from Garden Island Inn, and other popular attractions like Kauai Museum are within a couple of miles (3 km). This 25-room hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

Free local cuisine breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

A flat-screen TV comes with digital channels and a DVD player, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and slippers. Other standard amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a microwave.


Property features

Guests of Garden Island Inn enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. If you drive, put free parking to good use. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a garden, barbecue grills, and a picnic area.

Room options

Standard Apartment, Ensuite (Hale Kalapaki-K129; 2 bed)

King 1 | Sleeps 5

Standard Quadruple Room, Ensuite (318 Orchid Suite/Balcony/)

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Standard Apartment, Ensuite (Hale Kalapaki-K131; 2 bed)

King 1 | Full 1 | Sleeps 5

Standard Double Room, Ensuite (317 Orchid Suite/Balcony )

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Garden Island Inn

Everyone (26) Couples (2) Family (1)
4
Partner Couples

Close to airport and beach. Nice are, older hotel, but nice.

By on Jun 16, 2019

4
Everyone

Charming, unique decor and grounds. Staff amazingly friendly and helpful. Only issue is very loud air conditioner

By on May 24, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Mar 11, 2019

5
Everyone

I stayed at the Garden Island Inn in 2018 and enjoyed is so much I returned a few weeks ago in 2019. Unfortunately I had a death in the family and only was able to stay one night - they were very understanding and great to work with. Looking forward to another stay in the future!

By , from Ann Arbor, MI on Mar 10, 2019

5
Everyone

The hotel was quaint and the staff was excellent!. anytime you needed anything they would make sure they got it as soon as possible. Also this location works out great. You are near Lihue so when you set out for the day you are going against the traffic and when you come back the same thing.

By on Mar 3, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Feb 19, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Feb 7, 2019

5
Everyone

We loved staying here! The staff was super friendly and we didn’t expect the breakfast, the free Use of beach gear, maps, Fresh flowers in the room etc. We could not have been happier!

By on Feb 3, 2019

4
Everyone

By on Jan 30, 2019

5
Everyone

Super cute boutique hotel, easy walking distance to waterfront/beach and some great restaurants and shops. Only 2 miles from the airport. Stayed here with friends the night before flying out and it was perfect! The motel staff were so gracious, helpful, and friendly and went out of their way to make our stay perfect. Thanks!

By , from SEaside, US on Jan 28, 2019