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Overview of Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery

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Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKauai Museum7 min walk
    Popular LocationKauai War Memorial Convention Hall13 min walk
    Popular LocationVidinha Stadium4 min drive
    AirportLihue, HI (LIH)5 min drive

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Room, 2 Twin Beds

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • 299 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Room, 1 King Bed

4/5 guest room rating
  • 300 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Lihue, Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery is near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kalapaki Beach and Poipu Beach. Lydgate Beach Park and Smith's Tropical Paradise are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kauai Museum - 7 min walk
  • Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall - 13 min walk
  • Kukui Grove Shopping Center - 2 min drive
  • Grove Farm Homestead - 3 min drive
  • Vidinha Stadium - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Lihue, HI Airport (LIH) - 5 min drive


  • Tip Top Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Kauai Pasta Lihue — 7 min walk
  • The Fish Express — 8 min walk
  • Kauai Beer Company — 12 min walk
  • Hamura's Saimin Stand — 13 min walk

About this property

Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery

Art Deco motel with restaurant and coffee shop/café
A restaurant and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free motel. All 34 rooms feature modern comforts like TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi.
Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery offers 34 accommodations with air conditioning. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers. This Lihue motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:30 AM: USD 12-25 for adults and USD 12-25 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • TV

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Check-in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 25 for adults, USD 12 and USD 25 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
Tax ID - W20279150-01
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Tip Top Motel Cafe Bakery Lihue
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery and receive a full refund?
Yes, Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery?
As of Apr 19, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery on May 20, 2021 start from $116, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery?
Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery located?
Situated near the airport, this motel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Kalapaki Beach and within 32 mi (52 km) of Poipu Beach and Hanalei Bay.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 65 out of 427 reviews
5 - Excellent 15%
Rating 4 - Good. 150 out of 427 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 133 out of 427 reviews
3 - Okay 31%
Rating 2 - Poor. 44 out of 427 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 35 out of 427 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Could not stay - since not a bubble hotel according to police we would have had to stay for the 10-day quarantine in the room. Not a lot of direction from Expedia. Also, could not get rental car for 3 days after SECOND test. Will be interesting to see what happens with Expedia charges!!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Good for a one night stay. Bare bones but as expected
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
The restaurant had great food! The staff was really friendly. If they can only upgrade the rooms, this would be a nice place to book a trip.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Needed a place for one night by the airport. The room resembled my dorm room which was fine when I was 18. Guess I'm a bit soft now. Wouldn't want to stay for more than the 8 hours i tolerated it for.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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