We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Kauai Inn

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
The Kauai Inn
The Kauai Inn
Panoramas (8)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

351 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Kauai Inn
See the most recent reviews
Showing 293: English reviews
Southern California
Reviewed 1 January 2012

When I take a few days aside from 'working travel,' I generally try to minimize expenses as much as possible. I have even stayed in hostels when local motel rates seem a bit high! After some online review, it appeared that a satisfactory hostel was not in the offing on Kauai (although I have found fine ones on Hawaii and...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank daosong
Ewa Beach
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Aloha, it's such a great place to stay dat it's on our speed dial...We live on Oahu and we will be back:)

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Judi P
McFarland, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 December 2011

Stayed at the Kauai Inn for 5 nights in November '11. The pictures tell the truth, this place looks like something out of your Hawaiian dreams! Beautiful green mountains behind the place, lagoons pool side. Can't quite see the ocean from there, but the lagoon looks cool and the ocean is a short drive away. Fantastic continental breakfast of breads,...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Scott H
playa del rey
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Kauai Inn was perfect for this seasoned traveler .It's in a great spot for visiting island- and minutes from airport..Tucked away behind the harbor and next to a river where kayak rentals are available. Quiet, comfy rooms and big breakfast every morning at pool area. Pictures are accurate and setting pretty. Folks I met that stayed there were long time...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank jahdelrey
Reviewed 26 October 2011

We went to Kauai on our honeymoon this past October. We wanted to do a fairly inexpensive trip to Kauai although many said that just wouldn't happen. I did a little bit of research and I found the Kauai Inn. All of the reviews were really great and it seemed like a quiet little Inn. We arrived to the Kauai...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Moopboo
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 10 October 2011

This is small, family run hotel located not far from both airport and sea port. To some its location may be a bit too remote. There is no restaurant or bar at or near the hotel, closest ones being at Anchor Cove Mall / Nawiliwili area. Near the reception a wending machine is available with soft drinks/water... Room was very...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank InterMMiami
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2011

If you want a quiet, friendly, low key and inexpensive place to stay on Kauai, this is it. The Kauai Inn is located in Lihue in the center of the island if you are driving around by car. It's located in a residential area near the boat harbor with a small park across the street. Good view of the mountains...

 Report
Helpful?
7Thank MisterWombat
Kaysville, Utah
Reviewed 29 September 2011

Booked this on Expedia figuring it was just a cheap run down dive. We were only staying part of the night booked on an early flight to Hilo. To our surprise, it was a gem! The front office staff was so inviting and welcoming. She took her time with us and showed us around and invited us to come back....

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Anne M
Oregon
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Our second two week stay was even better than our first here, because we knew what to expect and had an idea of locations we wanted to explore again. The Kauai Inn is comfortable, friendly, accomodating, and laid back. Just what we want in a property where we stay. Centrally located on the island, so visiting the North is as...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Daddynotsobigbucks
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 September 2011

If you want to stay in a peaceful hotel that is "off the beaten path", Kauai Inn is perfect. It is a short drive from the airport...close to restaurants....clean...and the employees were very friendly and attentive. Our room was ready when we went to check in at noon! It isn't an elaborate hotel with a lot of glam, a big...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank pennstate99

439 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (151)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (32)
Viewed
View from Room (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (13)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (14)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (7)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Other (42)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (253)
Viewed
Lanai King Room (36)
Viewed
Pool (19)
Viewed
Second Lanai King Room (34)
Viewed
Second Standard Queen Room (36)
Viewed
Soaking Tub Suite (42)
Viewed
Standard King Room (35)
Viewed
Standard Queen Room (34)
Viewed
The Hotel (17)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (35)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (21)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Lihue
7.1 km away
Kauai Beach Resort
Kauai Beach Resort
#4 of 11 in Lihue
2,179 reviews
11.8 km away
Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel
1.3 km away
Garden Island Inn
Garden Island Inn
#1 of 11 in Lihue
707 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
11.9 km away
Aston Islander on the Beach
13.3 km away
Koloa Landing Resort
32.8 km away
Hanalei Bay Resort
Hanalei Bay Resort
#2 of 4 in Princeville
1,663 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Kauai Inn

Address: 2430 Hulemalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9503
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: €131 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Kauai Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Orbitz so you can book your The Kauai Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Kauai Hotel Lihue
Kauai Hotel Lihue
The Kauai Inn HI
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Kauai Inn staff and other travellers.
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from The Kauai Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Two stories with no elevator, so specify a ground floor room if you need one.”
 of 5 bubbles momonthemove16, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a mountain-facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles monkeylvr, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I was in bulding 3 which offered a view of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles cynthiad770, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms offer a throwback Hawaii experience I would imagine.”
 of 5 bubbles Iceman907, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room seemed fine.”
 of 5 bubbles madcapsules, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5