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Tip Top Motel

3173 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1196
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#8 of 10 hotels in Lihue

Tip Top Motel is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Lihue, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Rooms at Tip Top Motel provide air conditioning.

In addition, Tip Top Motel offers an on-site restaurant, which will help make your Lihue trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Lihue, Tip Top Motel is located a short distance from Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall (0.4 mi) and Robert's Hawaii (1.6 mi).

While in Lihue be sure to experience local tempura favourites at Hamura Saimin Stand, Rob's Good Times Grill, or Lihue Barbeque Inn.

Should time allow, Kauai Museum and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

Enjoy your stay in Lihue!

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Highchairs available
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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4boyzmom wrote a review Mar 2020
Eureka, Montana121 contributions22 helpful votes
Met some local friends here for breakfast on our first morning on Kauai. They recommended trying the ox tail soup. Husband had the soup which he described as ok but rather tasteless. I had an omelet. Came with option of (rice of course), toast OR potatoes. Not a hearty breakfast by any stretch of the imagination.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Mary E wrote a review Jan 2020
43 contributions55 helpful votes
We had to be out of our hotel at 11 a.m and our flight left at 11:30, too long a day too just hang around. The Tip Top is truly a cinder block motel, nothing fancy, not a lot to do around there, but it was immacuately clean and the staff was very accomodating. There is no safe, no phone, but we had two single beds and a big shower, which is all we needed for our lay over. Walmart is withing walking distance and it's 1 mile from the airport (we got ripped of for the taxi fare unfortunately). The restaurant attached to the motel is excellent and popular with locals for breakfast and supper. I wouldn't spend my entire holiday at the Tip Top but for what we needed it was pefect, a little expensive but it was Christmas after all.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: if you don't want to haul your suitcases upstairs ask for ground floor. No views or special...
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Larrie W wrote a review Dec 2019
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico66 contributions47 helpful votes
If you want a local experience for a good price this is a great choice. We wanted a nice local restaurant with good food and good service and this filled the bill. I had the Portuguese sausage omelette and it was quite tasty. Overall a wonderful experience. It is connected to the hotel.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
alicat0818 wrote a review Nov 2019
Spring, Texas75 contributions32 helpful votes
I have to admit I was looking for somewhere inexpensive to stay. The bed was hard as well as the pillows. They have AC, but it's a noisy window unit. Even that don't help cover the noise from neighbors and garbage trucks though. The nicest thing about the room was the shower tile. I paid less for a vacation rental on the big island that was much nicer. I wouldn't stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
3 Helpful votes
eatbeatz wrote a review Oct 2019
Newquay, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
Rooms fine. Price great. Staff in desk unfriendly and kinda unhelpful. Still fine. Wouldn't let me use wifi (give me code) until I checked into my already payed for room! Silly and unnecessary way to be unhelpful to a customer. Don't ring them to make a booking they will just moan at you and tell you you can't do it on phone.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$146 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tip Top Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Tip Top Motel?
Nearby attractions include Hilo Hattie (0.2 km), Scotty's Music (0.4 km), and Maui Divers Jewelry (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tip Top Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Tip Top Motel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Tip Top Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tip Top Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kauai Pasta Lihue, Tip Top, and The Greenery Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Tip Top Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kilohana Plantation Estate (2.5 km), Menehune Fish Pond (3.3 km), and Kapaia Suspension Bridge (1.3 km).