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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Welcome to The Garden Island Inn Your affordable vacation accommodations in Hawaii by lovely Kalapaki Beach, with easy access from the Lihue, Kauai airport.

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Experience Aloha! The Garden Island Inn has beautiful hand-painted island style rooms / suites and condos that are clean, comfortable and secure. Our knowledgeable staff can help you get the most out of your stay on Kauai. They use their first-hand local experience to guide you with your special plans. We can also provide you with Wi-Fi, beach chairs, boogie boards, snorkel sets and fins, colorful beach towels and coolers. All this for no extra charge! We have plenty of free parking, no valet needed.

The 21 tropically decorated rooms and suites have all original artwork and include:

  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Kitchenettes including a small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker with complimentary Kona coffee, small sink, and an assortment of kitchenware
  • Flat screen TV with DVDs of movies filmed locally on Kauai
  • Fresh tropical flowers cut daily from our own tropical gardens
  • Daily room cleaning service with a smile
  • Assorted snacks and coffee in our lobby 7AM- 9PM
  • Free High Speed WiFi
  • Tropical and Orchid Rooms have private lanais with partial ocean and mountain views
  • Complimentary use of beach gear, beach towels, ice chests and DVDs
  • All rooms and balconies are smoke-free -- designated smoking area outside under the Tangelo Tree!

Location, Location, Location

The Garden Island Inn Hotel is an artsy, tropical, boutique hotel by the lovely KALAPAKI BEACH & BAY

Ten minute drive from the Lihue Airport. You can check in, drop your bags and go to the beach! Learn to surf, SUP, sail, paddle and kayak with passionate water enthusiasts; or relax listening to the surf on the sandy palm-tree shoreline.

Stroll from your room to a dozen+ local restaurants providing a great variety of dining, music and oceanviews.

Our location is ideal for shopping and sightseeing all the marvelous natural attractions on Kauai.


Glad you found us, we want to make your stay a home away from home.

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Hale Kalapaki - Kauai vacation condo at Banyan Harbor image
Hale Kalapaki - Kauai vacation condo overlooking Kalapaki Beach image

Hale Kalapaki is a beautiful 2 bedroom condo at Banyan Harbor, next door to the Garden Island Inn. Steps from the hilltop pool & tennis courts. This non-smoking unit is fully equipped with air conditioning and great ocean views from a private balcony.