Tip Top Motel

Tip Top Motel

3173 Akahi Street, Lihue, Kaua'i, HI 96766, United States
+1 808 245 2333

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Tip Top Motel
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About Tip Top Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

The Tip Top Motel Café Bakery is a popular place to stay, as it is only minutes from the Lihue Airport. It has been in business for more than 100 years now, and it continues to offer clean and comfortable accommodations along with affordable prices. Guests will find plenty to enjoy when they stay at the hotel.

There are 34 rooms at the motel, and guests will be able to choose from a single king-sized bed or a room with two twin beds. All of the rooms have quality amenities like cable TV, free wireless Internet, and air conditioning. The rooms also have private bathrooms with a shower. Daily housekeeping is available for the rooms, as well.

The property itself has quite a few amenities for the guests to enjoy. There is a front desk with limited hours. The property has free self-parking. For a surcharge, cooked to order breakfasts are available for the guests between 6:30 am and 11:30 am each morning. The café is open for breakfast and lunch, and it is closed on Mondays. Located at the top of the Tip Top Motel Café Bakery is Sushi Katsu, which is a sushi bar and Japanese restaurant. They are open for dinner only from Tuesday to Sunday.

Travelers who stay at the motel will be close to more than just the airport. Kalapaki Beach is nearby, as are several golf courses. In addition. the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge is just to the south, and Wailua Falls is a few miles to the north.

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Amenities at Tip Top Motel

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet
  • Beauty salon
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Private parking


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Smoke alarms
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Air-conditioned
  • Shampoo


  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet

Health and safety

  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Things to do

  • Beauty salon

Reviews of Tip Top Motel

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5.1 Fair
Cons:Place needs an update rooms needs a make over looks like a prison over all it was fine
7.1 Good
Pros:Convenient location restaurant on site
Cons:No microwav. Didn't know restaurant was open for dinner
8.8 Very good
Pros:Love the location, the food at the cafe was great. Room was simple, no luxuries, no microwave or refrig, just bed and bath which suited my needs.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Good and relatively inexpensive motel.
Cons:No Wifi
7.7 Good
Pros:Affordable and well located. Restaurant is a must!


3173 Akahi Street, Lihue, Kaua'i, HI 96766

What's nearby

  • Kauai Museum0.3 mi
  • Grove Farm Homestead0.8 mi
  • Kukui Grove Shopping Center1 mi
  • Puakea Golf Course1.1 mi
  • Kilohana Plantation1.6 mi
  • Kalapaki Beach1.6 mi
  • Nawiliwili Park1.7 mi
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club1.8 mi
  • Nawiliwili Harbor1.8 mi
  • Wailua Falls3.9 mi
  • Poipu Bay Golf Course8.3 mi
  • Shipwreck Beach8.4 mi



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Top tips for your stay at Tip Top Motel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Tip Top Motel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in December and April.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Tip Top Motel, plan to stay on a Monday or Wednesday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Tip Top Motel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $183, while the most expensive was $195.
  • How long should you stay at Tip Top Motel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 4 days.

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Distance to city center

0.3 mi

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Distance to airport

1.5 mi