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Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Kapaa Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottages, Studio, 1 Bath,

Secluded Garden Cottages—One Block from Beach

Why stay at Fern Grotto Inn? The reasons are as numerous as our glowing guest reviews. In fact, Fern Grotto Inn recently became the best-rated vacation rental on TripAdvisor and was featured in Lonely Planet—all thanks to our warm hospitality, prime location, and super cute plantation cottages.

One of the best parts about Fern Grotto Inn is our central location. Why limit yourself to Princeville or Poipu, when you can stay with us and easily drive to both the North and South Shores within 45 minutes?

For a little outdoor fun, check out our COMPLIMENTARY two-person KAYAK and “his and her” BIKES. The coastal bike trail is only one block from Fern Grotto Inn, and we’re conveniently located right on the Wailua River and of course, there’s plenty to do locally—we’re only one block from the pristine swimming beach at Lydgate Park, and Kapaa’s many stores and restaurants are just a few miles away.

The real attraction of Fern Grotto Inn is our secluded, vintage plantation cottages. Originally constructed in the 1940's and 1950's, our cottages have been fully renovated with your comfort in mind while still retaining their authentic Hawaiian charm. We’ve outfitted each one with chic but cozy island-inspired decor.

Our cottages are surrounded by a lush, tropical garden, which, combined with the fact that our property is very quiet, creates the feeling that you’re in old-time Hawaii, far from civilization. It’s the perfect setting for your honeymoon or other romantic getaway.

Here’s a brief description of the cottage you are booking. For more information and pictures, please visit our website.

CANAL COTTAGE A has an open layout and plenty of island charm. However, this cottage also comes with a full kitchenette and views of the river. It also has a small patio area just outside the front door that overlooks the gardens. It’s yours for $140 per night plus a cleaning fee of $100.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Paul Juma
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful place you have nestled here at the mouth of the river! We have so enjoyed our stay here - a true home away from home.
Jan 2008
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
Coon Rapids, MN
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

I organized the trip for my husband and I and two of my best friends and their spouses in Kapaa for a mutual friend's wedding. Wow did we make the right choice! Staying at the Fern Grotto Inn was perfect for our group of 6 adults. We each were able to have our own bedroom and bathroom giving the perfect amount of privacy & personal space. The home was tastefully decorated and perfectly accommodating. We loved having the washer and dryer and the free WIFI to stay connected to home. Thanks Paul! Our gracious hosts, Paul and Nausheen were wonderful. Prior to our arrival, they converted the two twins to a king for one of our couples. When we inquired about boogie boards, they realized they were "running low" and went immediately to purchase some for our recreation. It made for many fun days at the beautiful Kauai beaches! We would definitely love to return to the Ohana house or another one of their houses. P.S. Their boy and girl toddlers are also the cutest things I've ever seen.:)

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2007
  • Stayed: Oct 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Switzerland
5

Glad I found Fern Grotto Inn

  • 5 of 5

I spent a great 8 days in the Canal B cottage. It is a wonderful little hideaway with a beautiful Lanai to dream and relax on. The cottage itself is very comfortable, clean, nicely furnished and tastefully decorated and Paul, the owner, does just about everything to make your vacation a dream come true. Centrally located on the island, it is only a short 45-60 minutes’ drive - depending on how many times you stop to take in the wonderful sceneries - to beautiful beaches in the north, south or the west – if you want to go that far. The beaches near the cottage are definitely worth discovering, too. Or if you want to go hiking, there are great trails very close to the Fern Grotto Inn, some easy, some a bit more demanding, some quite adventurous - your choice. If I return to Kauai, the Fern Grotto Inn it is!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was our first time i...

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Kauaii. Staying in the River Cottage just added that special touch to our visit. We felt right at home and can not wait to come back and stay here again. Thanks for making our visit most pleasureable! I recommend this to everyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was our second trip ...

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to Kauai. The first time we stayed more towards the west side, this was much more convenient. Our stay was at the end of June 08. We had a group of 14 and the use of all the cottages. We stayed in this cottage and what a wonderful experience. The whole resort is beautiful. To have all the beach accessories available was great. I would definately recomend this resort and this cottage to everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holm/Hamburg, Germany
5

April 2007 was the first ...

  • 5 of 5

April 2007 was the first time we visited beautiful Kauai...at the first moment it was sure: we will come back again...so we did for our wedding in June 2008 . We decided to rent a cottage....Fern Grotto Inn was the perfect location because we married at the Coco Palms which is just across the street, the beach and the Wailua river are just steps away and it is the perfect place to reach any Kauai destination. The River Cottage is very beautiful and cozy with everything you need to feel like home. The garden is a breathtaking beauty with the singing of the birds and the smell from lovely blooming flowers it makes Fern Grotto Inn a piece of paradise on the most beautiful island we have ever seen. We really enjoyed our stay. Mahalo for your hospitality.Colette and DetlevHolm, Germany

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO
5

My boyfriend and I stayed...

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed at Fern Grotto Inn for a short getaway while he was on leave from the Army. We had a fabulous time and truly enjoyed the cottage. It was very cozy and clean. It had everything we needed plus some! Paul and Nasheen were wonderful and have great recommendations for the island. Can't wait to go back! Thanks! Kayla and Bob

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lihue
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Kapaa Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Rates
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$140
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.42%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kapaa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 320 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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