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Last updated: 06/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Property 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 Ohana House. 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 guests 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 $275 per night. Additional guests are $25 per night, and there is a cleaning fee of $250.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

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

Kitchen

  • Kitchen

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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.

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017
Dec 16 - Dec 14, 2017
4 night min stay
$350

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

Standard pricing
4 night min stay
$275

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


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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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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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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