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Ka'awa Loa Plantation

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3.5 of 5
PO Box 1280, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The main house it incredibly beautiful and we could have sat on the veranda for hours and hours. Views from there are amazing and you completely loose time. We appreciated the super-friendly hosts and thought that Michael was highly entertaining. Breakfast is plenty and the home-grown plantation coffee was excellent. It was a nice and unexpected treat to serve wine... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Michael's friendly, helpful after-hours greeting to Greg and Hannah's farewell hugs, everything about Ka'awa Loa Plantation made for a wonderful stay on the Big Island. Michael and Greg, our innkeepers, and Hannah, our housekeeper and life-long Big Island resident, know pretty much all there is to know about what to see and when to see it on the Big... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in resorts, small hotels, guest houses and b&bs all over Hawaii, and this is the first time we have been moved to write a review. The Ka'awa Loa Guesthouse is a true retreat, 1000+ ft in elevation, with a spectacular view of Kealakekua Bay. Set in beautifully landscaped surroundings amid native amid coffee, avocado, papaya, lilikoi and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us stayed at the Ka'awa Loa Plantation from September 29 to October 2nd, 2015. After just a day, my wife declared that she wanted to spend the rest of her life there! She never said anything like that before! I felt the same way. It is truly a magical place, a graceful house, full of art work, immersed... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited Ka'awa Loa Plantation between Christmas and New Year’s 2016. I am a demanding traveler and have stayed in the best hotels in New York City, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Kyoto, Lake Geneva, London, and a dozen of the finest resorts in the Caribbean. If you are a traveler with the right mindset, Ka'awa Loa Plantation ranks with best 5-star... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

What a great find! My first visit here won't be my last. In fact, I can't imagine returning to the Big Island without a stay at Ka'awa Loa Plantation. Greg made reserving a breeze; Michael has a wealth of local info and serves a mighty fresh breakfast; and Hannah is a delightful presence. The house, rooms, and grounds are beautiful... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We had an amazing time at this property. Greg, Michael and Hannah are INCREDIBLY hospitable. We stayed in the cottage with a comfortable bed, functional kitchen and bathroom. There was also a single bed for a 3rd (small) adult or child. We spent lots of time at the main house on the lanai, drinking tea, chatting with other guests, eating... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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117 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Spent a week at Michael and Greg's beautiful B&B. Staff (Hannah & Rebecca) were not only professional but also most gracious. Rooms were not big but most adequate. Private bathrooms but showers are either down the hall or outside (private and really comfortable). Breakfast fit for a king or queen. Lots to do and both owners and staff can make... More 

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Walhalla, South Carolina
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed in the cottage for 3 nights in September 2015 at this fantastic location on the Big Island. We arrived very late our first night in Hawaii from a terrible flight and we didn’t know what to expect. After sleeping in our first morning at the plantation, we walked to the main house and saw the... More 

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Stanford, California
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We had a wonderful four nights at Ka'awa Loa, where we were treated like family by Michael, Greg, Hannah, Rebecca and Kula the Dog - we loved every moment. The breakfasts were delicious, evening treats were unexpected (but MUCH appreciated), the room was spacious, airy and well-appointed. The in-room shower in the downstairs suite was awesome, but so too were... More 

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