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Banyan Harbor Garden Island Inn Kaua‘i Beach Resort Kaua‘i Beach Villas Kaua‘i Inn Kaua‘i Marriott Resort & Beach Club Kaua‘i Palms Hotel Marriott’s Kaua‘i Lagoons Kalanipu‘u Motel Lani Tip Top Motel

Banyan Harbor

Region: Lihu‘e

Many of the units are long-term rentals and some are timeshares, but there are still lots of vacation rentals. Few pay the rack rate we list, so check for . . .

Garden Island Inn

Region: Lihu‘e


This pretty and colorful inn (all doors and art on the walls are original art pieces) located near Kalapaki Beach in Nawiliwili is spotlessly clean with lots of nice touches . . .

Kaua‘i Beach Resort

Region: Lihu‘e

We just like the feel of this place on every visit. It’s relaxing, laid back and not too big. This resort has been through many management changes, but its . . .

Kaua‘i Beach Villas

Region: Lihu‘e

Though units vary in decor, we found them to be overall in good condition. We especially like the layout of the 2/2s. The bedrooms are very well separated, making . . .

Kaua‘i Inn

Region: Lihu‘e

Located in Lihu’e in an out-of-the-way residential area, they may tell you that this was the first hotel on the island (from 1890), but it wasn . . .

Kaua‘i Marriott Resort & Beach Club

Region: Lihu‘e

From the immaculate, garden-like grounds (complete with birds and koi) to the smashing pool area, this place works. The overall feel is calming. They have tons of artwork strewn . . .

Kaua‘i Palms Hotel

Region: Lihu‘e

This is probably your best bet in Lihu‘e (but it is a bit pricier). It has small, clean rooms and few amenities, but the present owner has made an . . .

Marriott’s Kaua‘i Lagoons Kalanipu‘u

Region: Lihu‘e

Though opened as timeshares in 2010, they often have vacation rentals available. These buildings sit overlooking very pretty mountains, golf course and more distant ocean views (along with some ongoing . . .

Motel Lani

Region: Lihu‘e

They claim this “was probably the first hotel on the island.” It’s pretty disheveled with old furnishings, and it’s on a busy intersection. They were painting rooms on . . .

Tip Top Motel

Region: Lihu‘e

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 . . .

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