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Fern Grotto Inn

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Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I chose the fern grotto inn because it didn't look like it would be the same old experience you get with larger hotels. Not only is it different, it's far better in every way we can think of. Everyone wants to hang out on the beach and while the one nearest here is not the most popular,...

2Thank Mr j
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Very comfortable, both canal cottage and coco. No need for a/c, nearby beach is nice, but we ended up going to the north coast - better for snorkeling. they had everything, including fins, masks, water shoes and sunblock!

1Thank MaestraB
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We stayed in the Ohana House and enjoyed the lovely outdoor space and the clean, comfortable living spaces. The house was well equipped and we had complimentary use of bicycles, kayaks, coolers and many other things needed for outdoor activities. We found the location very convenient to places we wanted to visit and hope to get back there soon!

1Thank Mary H
Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 26 May 2015

-Great central location in Kapaa to explore the north shore one day, the west shore and waimea canyon the next and the south shore after that -Very well appointed with everything you need for cooking -Great bed, bedding, pillows and excellent new LG AC -generally very clean..like in the corners that no one sees -there is a 2ft gap from...

2Thank atlsanman
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We stayed in one of the Canal Cottages for 5 nights and loved it! It was very attractive, clean, comfortable, and quiet. We used one of the kayaks provided(free) to up the river to Fern Grotto then beached it for a hike to Secret Falls - a great jungle adventure. We will stay here again the next time we go...

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Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

My wife, our 1 year daughter and I stayed in Coco Cottage for 8 days. We loved it's Hawaiian chracter interior, private access and parking and our daughter enjoyed swinging in a hemlock located in the garden. Even though there is an air-conditioner we actually never used it as ceiling fans and roof exhaust fans work just as well. Paul,...

1Thank Tribu02
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Very tidy and comfortable. A steal for the location and the access to bikes, beach gear, kayak, etc. We loved the cottage - it's on the smaller side but was perfect for us. The cottages are expertly cared for with great attention to detail. Would stay again for sure.

Thank lbChicago
San Clemente, California
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just finished our second 10 day stay at the Fern Grotto Inn. Both times we stayed in Canal A. We obviously enjoyed it the first time so we came back. Further improvements had been made which made our second stay even better than the first. Bikes and Kayaks are now provided on site along with everything...

1Thank Tsmithmorse1
Richardson, Texas
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We could not have stayed in a better location. Fine dining in Kapaa only minutes away. Two full service grocery stores around the corner. What works out to be a nearly private 2-mile stretch of beach less than 10 minutes away (behind the Wailua golf course). If it happens to rain, as it did on our visit a couple of...

1Thank Thomas C
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Excellent property which is clean and well maintained. It has a relaxing family feel and atmosphere. The owner has provided plenty of extra's, such as: bicycles, kayaks, snorkeling equipment, coolers, beach mats and blankets, boogie boards, etc. Much appreciated. Close to all amenities. This property is a must for anyone who is looking for a home away from home with...

Thank Simon P

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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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