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  • Pets considered:No
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Kapaa house description

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 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 1940s and 1950s, our six 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 and private, 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 our six cottages. A 13.42 percent tax will be applied to the rates quoted below. For more information and pictures, please visit our website.


OHANA HOUSE offers guests 1,200 square feet of luxury. Insider you’ll find three bedrooms, three bathrooms, hardwood floors, air conditioning, and a large kitchen and dining area. There’s also a small porch that overlooks the garden. Ohana House sleeps up to six adults and two children comfortably, but it’s also a great option for couples who want more space. Two bedrooms have queen-size beds, and a third has two twin-size beds. Two guests can rent Ohana House for $250 per night. Additional guests are $25 per night, and there is a cleaning fee of $225.

COCO COTTAGE is perfect for small families (up to two adults and two children) or couples who want a little extra space. We've equipped the 600-square-foot cottage with every amenity you could want, including a full kitchen, air conditioning, and a private yard with a hammock, grill, and picnic table. Coco Cottage rents for $195 per night plus a cleaning fee of $100. It has a king-size bed and a sofa bed.

RIVER COTTAGE. Antique-style furnishings and naturally bright interior lend an elegant, romantic feel to River Cottage, the most popular rental on our property. This 500-square foot studio has its original hardwood floors in addition to air conditioning, a full kitchen, and a private lanai. River Cottage rents for $175 per night plus a cleaning fee of $100. It has a queen-size bed.

GARDEN COTTAGE. For exceptional views of the river and gardens, pick this lovely 400-square-foot studio boasting air conditioning, gorgeous hardwood floors, a king-size bed and a full kitchenette. The cottage rents for $160 per night plus a cleaning fee of $75.

CANAL COTTAGE A like our other two-person rentals, 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 $145 per night plus a cleaning fee of $75.

CANAL COTTAGE B at $145 a night plus a cleaning fee of $75, is one of our most budget-friendly rentals. It exudes plenty of retro charm and offers cozy accommodations for two people. This Cottage boasts a queen-size bed, a private lanai and a full kitchenette.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

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          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Air Hockey

          Communications

          • Free Long Distance
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Bicycles
          • Kayak / Canoe

          Location & View

              • Water View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Rafting
              • Shelling
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Botanical Garden
              • Cinemas
              • Whale Watching
              • Surfing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 5
              from 8 traveler reviews
              Enjoying the views and gardens at Fern Grotto Inn 10/24/2008

              VRBO Bear stayed here:


              My recent stay at the Fern Grotto Inn was made memorable by the beautiful gardens at the entrance of property and the home’s historic value. As far as bears go, I like to think I’m pretty cultured, and I could tell right away that this home had been truly cared for. This Hawaiian plantation cottage was nicely decorated, beautifully furnished and well-equipped.

              I enjoyed eating honey at the large wooden table in the dining area, big enough to fit all the hungry bears in my group. The table was perfect for board games at night, when we relaxed from a long & eventful day. The Kauai sun can be pretty strong, especially with all our fur, so it was nice to come home to air-conditioning, which can be a rare commodity in Hawaii. At the end of the day, we cooled down on the comfortable Adirondack chairs outside the cottage which were positioned perfectly to capture the evening shade.

              The comforts of this cottage were equally matched by its convenience. The cubs certainly appreciated the proximity to the airport after traveling for so many hours. The Wailua River and Lydgate Park were within walking distance, and there were a variety of restaurants to choose from, even for our pickiest bears. We were also able to explore other parts of the island, like Princeville and Hanalei, in just a short drive. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Fern Grotto Inn, whether we were exploring the local attractions or taking advantage of the comforts of the cottage.

              The VRBO Bear

              The VRBO Bear
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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $250

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $225
              • Tax Rate 13.42%

              Notes:

              A deposit of $300 reserves the cottage for you and the balance comes due 90 days prior to arrival.


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              Last updated: 08/22/2014
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              Location

              5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Lihue (LIH)

              Car: Recommended

              Kayak Wailua river & continue on foot to explore Secret falls & its swimming hole.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Date last modified - Thursday, August 21, 2014

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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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