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Manago Hotel

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82-6155 Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
Manago Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Westfield, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to spend most of our time at a luxury condo in South Kona, and travel a bit to Hilo and Volcanoes National Park. We needed a place to land on our last night and just came upon this hotel on the way to Kealekekua Bay - it was perfect! We reserved one night for a price cheaper... More 

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CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, no frills, family owned & managed hotel. I recently moved to the Big Island from California and this was a fantastic landing spot for a week prior to moving into my permanent home. Quite simply, you have a bed, dresser, toilet, and shower. No TV, no phone, no refrigerator. If you are expecting a 5 star... More 

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Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Manago Hotel is a modest, friendly, family owned & managed, value oriented hotel with restaurant in Captain Cook. Located on highway 11, it’s an easy 20-mile, 35-minute drive from KOA airport. While we prefer to spend the bulk of our visits to the Big Island in the HVNP & Hilo areas instead of near Kona, our flights always land... More 

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Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is my honest opinion, written with future visitors in mind. We stayed in a first floor unit for 4 nights in January 2015. Every room has a view overlooking an orchard and the ocean beyond. Even the view from our first floor lanai was a treat, with wonderful photogenic sunsets. There are only a few choices: which floor, number... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

On our trip to the Big Island we stayed in an upscale resort, vrbo home and this hotel. It completed our Hawaii experience and gave us a glimpse into Hawaii's past. Quaint, simple and probably has kept the original furniture and fixtures from the bygone era. If you stay with this frame of mind you will have a lovely experience.... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for upscale resort-type lodging, don't bother. But if you want no- frills accommodations, friendly service and immaculate rooms in a place with a vintage-y vibe, this is your place. Great restaurant, too--- billed as the "oldest on the Island". Super prices and really tasty. Our room was really spare, no TV, pictures on walls, or headboard on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We chose to stay at Manago Hotel after reading about it in travel reviews, we spent just the one night after spending 4 on the Hilo side of the island. It was, as described old, it had charm, a little verandah to watch the sunset. We walked up the road and picked up some Asian for dinner which was lovely.... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The towns on the Big Island with all their nostalgic charm of pre 50s is the major draw card of the destination...Which is the essence of Manago Hotel. Super retro with clean simple rooms, ensuite, balcony, ocean and sunset view, plenty of space, all for a way cheaper price than a dorm bed in a hostel when split between 2,3... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR - THERE IS A REASON IT IS INEXPENSIVE: 1) Hot - No AC - rooms get hot during the day 2) Loud - very thin walls, can hear everything above, around, and below you, including neighboring dogs barking and people yelling at their dogs to be quiet - this includes night time when you... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had heard so much about this hotel, so finally decided to give it a go. We wanted a cheap room with a shared bathroom but were told all they had was the expensive room, which I am uncertain whether this was true as the place didn't seem that busy when we got there. Pluses were great views and nice... More 

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