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Fern Grotto Inn

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Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Fern Grotto Inn Canal B for 4 nights this past weekend. We had everything we needed in the cottage. The bed was comfortable and there was plenty of room for our baby's bassinet. The owner offered us use of a crib but we had our travel one with us already. The kitchen had all the dishes we...

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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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Dover, Vermont
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights in Canal Cottage A. We chose this location because of bikes and kayaks that were available on site to avoid having to rent them and join a big group. We kayaked as far as possible up the river to the Fern Grotto (which is difficult but possible to leave kayaks on shore) and to the landing...

Thank Asteroidea26
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cottages at Fern Grotto provide a storybook-like setting for a tropical vacation. The gardens are spectacular. Paul is the perfect host, very discreet but there if you need him. Everything you need or want is available, beach gear including towels, chairs coolers, snorkeling equipment, lotions and potions, kayaks, bikes, beer, water, coffee, chocolate, high quality kitchen stuff, beautiful bed,...

Thank lloorrii
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ohana house as a family of four. It was just perfect. We arrived late in the evening and the house was so cosy with lovely lights and lamps all over the place. Flowers everywhere, local beers, chocolates,...The house was perfectly clean, beds with crisp linnen. The setting of the property, right next to the Wailua River...

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Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed 8 nights in the "River Cabin" at Fern Grotto Inn. It was wonderful. The cabin was perfect for two, very comfortable. It also included a full kitchen. We wanted to stay at a property that was high quality and locally owned (not condo, motel, etc.). Paul's Fern Grotto Inn exceeded our expectations. The location was ideal for...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Canal cabin B and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We felt welcome with beers and chocolate macadamias. The cabin was well supplied with with cooking staples and utensils. We especially enjoyed the kayak that we could borrow to paddle up the river and the beach gear. Paul made us feel welcome. Lots of nice benefits - washer and...

Thank Oregon_Owl
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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...

Thank Marc_Perez
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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 13 March 2017 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

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: ₹ 15,539 - ₹ 29,344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Grotto Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Fern Grotto Hotel Kapaa
Fern Grotto Inn Kauai/Kapaa
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“Canal Cottage A was perfect for a couple. It has views of the river and is just the right size.”
Asteroidea26, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Canal Room A has a great view of the river; Garden Cottage is also very nice.”
668lanim, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Canal B is perfect for couples!”
melissak144, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Several cottages with different guest arrangements. One to fit any needs”
CarolTomR, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“River Cottage is right next to a park, so there is a little noise.”
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AustinCata, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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