The Kauai Inn

2430 Hulemalu Road96766LihueUSA
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About The Kauai Inn

The Kauai Inn offers cozy, plantation-style accommodations just south of Lihue. The family-owned and operated hotel is a short drive from Kalapaki Beach.

Guestrooms are equipped with mini-refrigerator, microwave, cable TV, air conditioning and ceiling fan, hairdryer, and ironing facilities. Some rooms feature patios and soaking tubs. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available.

The hotel features picturesque, landscaped gardens, complete with swimming pool and tropical trees. Guests can unwind on the veranda or pavilion, the latter of which offers scenic views of the Hula’eira Mountains. Free parking is provided.

A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily, while free coffee, tea, juice, and lemonade is available all day. Guests can use the hotel’s barbecue grills or enjoy a meal in one of the nearby restaurants.

The Kauai Inn is a short walk from Nawiliwili Yacht Club and Niumala Beach Park. Puakea Golf Course is less than a mile away. Lihue Airport is located three miles away.


2430 Hulemalu Road, 96766, Lihue, HI, USA
Telephone: +1(808)2459000 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.

Past guests are quick to praise The Kauai Inn for its peaceful and relaxing ambiance. Guests report that a lack of large crowds generates a laidback atmosphere about the hotel. Guests enjoy relaxing within the hotel's picturesque grounds, which offer stunning mountain views.

Hotel staff is warm and welcoming.

According to reports, the hotel staff is friendly and welcoming. Guests report being made to feel at home throughout the duration of their stay, with the staff willing and eager to help.

Near to Lihue Airport.

The Kauai Inn is located less than three miles from Lihue Airport, making it a convenient choice for travelers arriving by air. This location proves particularly beneficial for those guests looking to enjoy a night on Kauai before moving on to another Hawaiian island.

Negative Reviews

Local neighborhood off-putting to some.

While many guests enjoy their stay at The Kauai Inn, some find the local neighborhood to be a little off-putting. The hotel is nestled in a residential area but is close to an industrialized area. Some guests find that this diminishes the setting.

Property can be hard to find.

A number of guests initially find it difficult to locate the hotel due to its position away from Lihue's typical tourist areas. Once located, many guests enjoy the non-traditional location, applauding the quiet and unhurried locale.

Air conditioning units a little outdated.

According to reports, air conditioning units at the hotel are somewhat dated and could benefit from an upgrade. Some guests report that these units are noisy, whilst others find they struggle to keep rooms cool.

Rating Overview

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8.2 out of 10 based on 1367 reviews