Garden Island Inn

3445 Wilcox Road , Lihue, HI 96766 USA (Show map)

About

The Garden Island Inn is a charming boutique hotel with an island flair. Original & colorful tropical art adorns the hotel and rooms. Conveniently located 2 miles from Lihue Airport, we are a short stroll to beautiful Kalapaki Beach. Great for swimming, sailing, surfing, beach volleyball or just plain sunning. Centrally located for all island-wide activities and easy walking distance to many shops and restaurants! You'll find all this comfort and convenience at prices you will hardly believe. Our friendly staff will make every effort to insure a memorable visit to Kauai and the Garden Island Inn!

Reviews

Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining3.6

Welcome to Kauai!

4.6 on February 06, 2017

We needed to stay in Lihue for the first two nights of our trip to Kauai. Garden Island Inn was perfect!! Great location! Super friendly staff! Great toys to take to the beach. Lots of dining options within walking distance and great snacks on site! Highly recommend this location!


Perfect for the occasion

4.0 on January 04, 2017

This is a great place for anyone needing to be near the Lihue airport -- for us it made for a very convenient stay the night of a late arrival. It's a great place for access to local restaurants and has a park and beach right across the street.


Loved this hotel!!

5 on November 11, 2016

We stayed at the Garden Island Inn for a week. The staff was super friendly greeting us every day and asking how our day went. The room had a gorgeous view of the ocean and sunrises. It was quiet and peaceful. There were plenty of restaurants within walking distance. One morning, the owner made an absolutely delicious Hawaiian-style pumpkin pie. And there were always fresh bananas (picked off the tree in the lobby) for a morning snack.


Great place to stay

4.2 on October 24, 2016

The service at the Garden Island Inn was wonderful. All the staff was great, friendly, and helpful. They even helped me save money by suggesting another room that was a little smaller and cheaper, but still served all of my needs. The hotel is close to the beach and some good places to eat, too. It ain't the Ritz Carlton, but my room had all the comforts of home. I was very satisfied staying here, and if I ever go back to Kauai, I'd be happy to stay here again. Definitely recommended!


Great place

4.6 on October 12, 2016

Good location and access to the beach.


Cute beachside boutique motel

4.2 on September 24, 2016

We stayed here as our departing flight out of Lihue was at 10 PM and needed a place for our baby and us to rest/shower while we awaited for our flight. I wish we could've stayed here for additional day as it is a very very cute motel right across from the beach And many restaurants. The staff here are very friendly and are very accommodating. Less than a five minute drive to the airport as well. Highly recommend.


GII Stay

4.6 on September 14, 2016

We arrived and were greeted with smiles. They checked us in and first ensured the room was in an appropriate condition for us to receive it. The staff love being there and the service shows that. We will stay there again when we need one or a few nites on the island.


08/2016

4.2 on August 26, 2016

Great value for the cost. Friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely stay here again.


08/16 GI review

3.8 on August 14, 2016

Great value; nice & friendly staff. Will definitely stay there again.


Charm and friendliest staff

3.6 on August 11, 2016

Charming inn-friendliest staff. Owners take great pride in making sure all guests are happy. Rooms are clean but linens should be replaced on bed. Beautiful gardens.


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Rooms & Rates

107 Garden View/either Queen bed or 2 twin beds

Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. 2 Twin beds or 1 Queen bed - PLEASE SPECIFIY WHEN BOOKING CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

109 Partial Ocean View w/ Private Lanai

2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our own gardens. Queen bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

111 Partial Ocean View w/ Private Lanai

2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our own gardens. Queen bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

101 Garden View/ Queen

Small Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen bed (no wet bar). CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

102 Garden View/ Queen & Twin Beds

Corner ground floor room (darker than other rooms due to its location) fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen & Twin beds. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

120 Orchid Suite/ King & 3 Twin Beds

3rd Floor Partial Ocean View suite with private balcony. Spacious and lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. King & 3 Twin beds. Tub/Shower. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 3 Twin

114 Partial Ocean View w/ Private Lanai

Corner room on 2nd floor/ Partial Ocean View with small private balcony (due to its location, room a little darker). Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our own gardens. Queen & Twin beds. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

116 Partial Ocean View w/ Private Lanai

2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with large private balcony. Spacious and lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style prints and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. King & 2 Twin beds. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

121 Orchid Master Suite / King & Twin Beds

3rd Floor Partial Ocean View suite with large wrap-around private balcony. The Owner's favorite Suite!! Spacious and lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. King & 1 twin bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

118 Orchid Suite/Balcony/King & Queen bed

3rd Floor Partial Ocean View suite with large private balcony. Spacious and lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. King & Queen beds. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

104 Garden View/either Queen bed or 2 twin beds

Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen bed or 2 Twin beds - PLEASE SPECIFY WHEN BOOKING CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

108 Partial Ocean View w/ Private Lanai

2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style originial art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

110 Partial Ocean view with private lanai with two twin beds

2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our own gardens- 2 twin beds - . CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

112 Partial Ocean view with private lanai, either one queen or two twin beds

2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our own gardens. Queen bed or 2 twin beds - PLEASE SPECIFY WHEN BOOKING CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

106 Garden/ either Queen bed or 2 twin beds

Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen bed or 2 twin beds - PLEASE SPECIFY WHEN BOOKING CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

119/Orchid Suite/Balcony/King Bed King

3rd Floor Partial Ocean View suite with large private balcony. Spacious and lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. King bed CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Hale Kalapaki-K129; 2 bedroom oceanview condominium, next to swimming pool

Tropical decorated two-bedroom condominium. Fabulous ocean view from private balcony and Master Bedroom. Next to swimming pool and BBQ area with wonderful ocean views. 1 Queen bed, 1 Double bed and 1 double sofa sleeper. 1 1/2 bath. This unit is NOT HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

115 Partial Ocean View w/ Private Lanai

Small 2nd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our own gardens. Queen bed. (no wet bar) CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Hale Kalapaki-K131; 2 bedroom oceanview condominium, next to swimming pool

Tropical decorated two-bedroom condominium. Fabulous ocean view from private balcony and Master Bedroom. Next to swimming pool and BBQ area with wonderful ocean views. King & double beds with double sofa sleeper. 1 1/2 bath. This unit is NOT HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

122 Garden View/ Queen & 2 Twin Beds

Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Spacious and lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Handicap accessable. Queen & 2 Twin beds. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

117 Orchid Suite/Balcony

3rd Floor Partial Ocean View room with private balcony. Lovingly appointed with bright, colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. King bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

103 Garden View/ Queen Bed

Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

105 Garden View/ Queen Bed

Ground Floor room fronting a lush garden setting. Lovingly appointed with bright , colorful Island-style original art and fresh tropical flowers from our gardens. Queen bed. CLICK PICTURE FOR MORE IMAGES

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

kitchen apartment

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

ghost room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

Island, Mountains, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Tropical

Airport

Lihue, Kauai, HI (LIH) 2 miles

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Beach, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, Sailing, Charter Fishing, Surfing, Picnic area, River

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Videos , Complimentary use of golf clubs, beach & snorkle, beach gear, beach towels., Private balconies for 2nd & 3rd floor rooms , Fresh tropical flowers provided upon arrival. , Ocean views from 2nd & 3rd floor rooms

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Surfing, paddle boarding, snorkling, swimming, Lot's of shopping & dining, Surfing & Paddleboard lessons, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only designated smoking areas in gardens
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 nights deposit required at time of booking
  • Cancellations: $25.00 Service Charge for cancellations. If cancellation occurs within two weeks of arrival date, ONE NIGHT DEPOSIT IS NONREFUNDABLE.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Joyce Yamase, Sheila Davis, Angela Phillips, Cherie Kahaleka

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats

About the innkeepers

Loves all outdoors sports. An avid boater and golfer.

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Meals

Breakfast

  • Serving Location: Market Street Diner, Terrace Restaurant, Kalapaki Beach Hut

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