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Fern Grotto Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pocatello, Idaho
Reviewed 6 March 2017

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...

1Thank 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...

Thank janisth2017
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.

Thank jeroldm2017
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We absolutely loved our stay at Fern Grotto! The other reviewers weren't kidding when they said Paul provides everything you need...it's true! Not only was our cottage (Canal B) lovely and clean, it was the small details that really stuck out: upon arrival he had two local beers and a box of chocolates in the refrigerator waiting for us, the...

Thank melissak144
The Dalles, Oregon
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Fern Grotto Inn is a secluded group of cottages tucked in by the Wailua River. The host was very accommodating. Our cottage had everything a person needs for comfort including a kitchenette. The cottage wasn't fancy but very comfortable and clean. Group washer and dryer are available at no extra cost. Don't expect room service. There's a nice outdoor area...

Thank Margie S
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Small but perfectly-furnished, decorated and equipped cottage by the riverside. V good kitchen though could do with a bit more food storage space that isn't the fridge. Bed & bathroom good. No insects due to fantastic screen windows, kayaks for use any time up the Wailua river, also weird bikes with back-pedal gears and raised handlebars. We would definitely book...

Thank Kate M
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We did a lot of research before booking our stay at Fern Grotto Inn and we were SO happy with our decision to stay in the Ohana House. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms, a large kitchen, fruit trees outside, a relaxing hammock in the garden, a washer and dryer so you won't have to do laundry when you get home...


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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $338 - $638 (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
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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