Tip Top Motel

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(808) 245-2333
3173 Akahi St.

Let’s face it, the name Tip Top Motel does not exactly instill confidence. The rooms are very basic (hard twin beds, linoleum floor) and have not changed in all the years we’ve visited. They could use some new furnishings. Be warned—if you arrive late at night, there may be no one there to check you in. The restaurant on site is a good bargain (see review in Island Dining). Parking may be hard at busy times because of the restaurant patrons. Owned by the same family since 1916, and not much has changed on our many visits. Rooms (approx. 120 sq. ft.) are $75. Credit card only. $50 refundable deposit. They charge you $50 if you smoke or leave a room really dirty. So follow the rules or things can get pricey. You may be better off at the Kaua’i Palms.

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Resort at a Glance

  • 20 units
  • Air conditioning
  • TVs
  • No refrigerators
  • No phones
  • No laundry on site


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