Garden Island Inn

A Tropical Boutique Hotel

(Without a resort fee)

Kalapaki Beach Kauai, Hawaii

Garden Island Inn - family owned and operated since 1989.

Garden Island Inn, Lihue, Kauai
Kalapaki Beach, Kauai
Garden Island Inn, Lihue, Kauai
Original art by Camille Fontaine, featured at Garden Island Inn, Lihue, Kauai
Interior of unit 19 at Garden Island Inn, Lihue, Kauai
Kalapaki Beach, Kauai
Camille Fontaine, featured at Garden Island Inn, Lihue, Kauai
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ALOHA Welcome to the Garden Island Inn Hotel We offer an oasis of hospitality.
Our visual, artistic wonderland provides you with comfort;
your “home away from home” but at the beach!

EXPERIENCE OHANA
Our tropical artsy boutique beach hotel is the perfect place to call home during your vacation. Enjoy the tropical themed rooms, professional local knowledge of the friendly staff, beautiful garden areas, waterfall, koi ponds. Come down to our lobby in the morning to enjoy our fresh ground dark roast coffee, papaya and bananas picked right off our trees, our “famous” tropical fruit pie, pastries, yogurt, bagels and more. Walk across the street with your tropical breakfast and enjoy the beautiful Kauai sunrise. We make island activities easy by providing FREE beach and water sports gear, beach towels, chairs, umbrellas & coolers. Family owned for 30 years, no resort fees, Free WiFi, parking, and tropical breakfast.

Book on our website here to ensure the room best suited for your needs and wants. This allows ease for reservation changes. Preview your choice of rooms; we are ready to assist you with information and booking your reservation. Many choices of rooms: size, bedding, floor location and price. Garden floor rooms (Palm): have no stairs, tropical garden, outside seating. The second floor (Tropical) and third floor (Orchid) rooms and suites have private lanais with sliding glass doors and screens. Bay and partial ocean views!

ALL ROOMS INCLUDE THESE FEATURES to enhance your comfort and enjoyment during your stay:

  • Kitchenette: mini refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and service, sink, plates, utensils, table and chairs.
  • Private bathroom: tiled shower, luxury shampoo, conditioner, Dr. Bronner’s peppermint soap, body lotion, hair dryers.
  • Wall mounted Smart TV’s with DVD players, soothing sound machines, electrical charging bars, telephone, air conditioner, ceiling fan.
  • Daily housekeeping, fresh tropical flowers from our gardens.
  • Quality high speed Wi-Fi
  • Accessible, ample hotel parking
  • Filtered hot and cold water, snacks, coffee and teas available all day in our lobby.
  • Smoke-free rooms and balconies - designated smoking area outside under the tangelo tree.


  • BEAUTIFUL BEACH LOCATION
    at Kalapaki Beach and Bay

    Let the fun begin! We have plenty of beach gear for you to use during your stay. Go enjoy the palm treed, sandy beach shoreline. DUKE’S CANOE CLUB AND BAREFOOT BAR- happy hours with live Hawaiian music and bar specials. Surf, SUP, sail, paddle rentals or lessons Great selection of restaurants to dine in or takeout. Enjoy picnics on the beach or in the beautiful gardens at our hotel. Stores to explore, recreation services, ABC convenience store for beer, sodas, ice are all located just across the street.

    Garden Island Inn is located across from Nawiliwili Beach Park just two miles from the Lihue airport. Mid-island and perfectly situated to explore the incredible beauty of Kauai: Waimea Canyon (the Grand Canyon of the Pacific) with Napali coastline overlook (Jurassic Park) is on the west side (about a one hour drive); Hanalei Bay (South Pacific)and the kalalau trail (an 11 mile hike) all located on the north shore (about a one hour drive).

    Book now to enjoy the perfect stay on Kauai!!

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