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Fern Grotto Inn

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a Canal cabin and couldn't have been happier. The cabin was beautiful and very well presented. There's everything anyone may need for an enjoyable holiday and more and Paul made sure to welcome us to the property and all its amenities. Wailua is also a super convenient location close to the airport and half way between north...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights and enjoyed a great vacation in the 'Garden Cottage'. The accommodation was comfortable and spacious, with all the essentials provided for. It was so nice to find a property with character, as most of the island's options appear to be limited to condos and chain hotels. We made use of the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I made a return visit to Kaua'i and Fern Grotto in February 2017, six years after our first visit to the island. We stayed in Canal Room A and were not particularly bothered by the daytime construction, unlike Allan R. What we came to appreciate more this second time in one of Paul's cottages were: 1) ease...

Thank Lani M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Canal Room B was right next to a major construction job the owner has going on to increase the Inn by 4 more rooms. The skill saws, hammer, table saws etc. Started at 8am and stopped at 8pm. If you are staying here ask the owner Paul for a $100 meal voucher at a restaurant. He has given them...

1Thank Allan R
Pocatello, Idaho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed six nights in the Garden cottage. We loved the amazing location and took full advantage of all the Fern Grotto had to offer. We used the double kayaks to take a trip up the Wailua River to Secret Falls, we rode the bikes on the Kapaa bike path, we used a lot of the...

Thank vanessa553
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Loved the Garden Cottage and everything about the Fern Grotto Inn. This is a very special place run by a delightful man, Paul, who made us feel welcome and at home. Lots of beach equipment to borrow along with kayaks for great trips up the Wialua River to the Fern Grotto and side paddles/hikes to Secret Falls (a site not...

1Thank Deborah L
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Comfortable, well appointed, easy place to stay, lots of Beach equipment to borrow (Kayaks, snorkels, coolie bags etc). Well located on the island for day trips. Paul and other guests all very friendly.

Thank Lyndal H
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My husband and I enjoyed our 4-night stay at Fern Grotto Inn. The bed was very comfortable, and we found the kitchenette nicely appointed with all the dishes, cookware and staples we needed. Everything was clean and thoughtfully arranged. We appreciated being able to borrow snorkeling equipment when we walked down to Lydgate Park to go snorkeling. Paul welcomed us...

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Koloa, Hawaii
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Canal Cottage A has a beautiful view of the river. We really enjoyed our stay and two beautiful kayak trips in the kayak provided there. We would highly recommend Fern Grotto Inn to anyone especially those who like meeting the host and relaxing in an outdoor setting.

1Thank jaglover3
Amherst, Ohio
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at Fern Grotto Inn in Kapaa Kuaui for our honeymoon. The owner, Paul Juma was a great host. We loved the Garden Cottage, it was very clean and well kept, nicely decorated and the bed was really comfortable! We'll be staying there on our next visit for sure.

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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 

Additional Information about Fern Grotto Inn

Address: 4561 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1419
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: RM1,072 - RM1,368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Grotto Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Fern Grotto Hotel Kapaa
Fern Grotto Inn Kauai/Kapaa, HI
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“Canal Room A has a great view of the river; Garden Cottage is also very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 668lanim, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Canal B is perfect for couples!”
 of 5 bubbles melissak144, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Several cottages with different guest arrangements. One to fit any needs”
 of 5 bubbles CarolTomR, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“River Cottage is right next to a park, so there is a little noise.”
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 of 5 bubbles AustinCata, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Old Hawaii cottage charm”
 of 5 bubbles HPWA, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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