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Ka'awa Loa Plantation

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   PO Box 1280, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
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Ranked #1 of 15 Captain Cook B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our 1st trip to the Big Island and spent the 1st night at Ka'awa Loa Plantation. From the moment we turned in the driveway we knew how special this plantation was. Surrounded by tropical trees,flowers and gardens with a yard that had sweeping views of the sea.It is truly a gem. Michael and Greg are so helpful and welcoming. Breakfast... More

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Lucerne, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can only recommend this B&B. Michael and Greg and especially Hanna were great. The breakfast is phantastic and the view from the terrace perfect. We stayed in the Suite which is very spacious. It was cleary the best B&B on our tour of Big Island.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hardly say this, after all, there are so many places to see and even more accommodations to choose from. But after our three night stay at Ka'awa Loa, we know for sure that if we ever travel to the Big Island in the near future, we will plan on a stint in the south Kona coast if only to... More

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Richmond, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I'm not a B&B person - always worried about the hosts, other guests, lack of privacy. But the reviews for Ka'awa were so good we decided to risk it - and we're glad we did! Greg was away but Michael was a wonderful host and Hanna was a delight - welcoming us with hugs, macadamia nuts and mango juice, sharing... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

What a find! I almost don't want to rave too much for fear of not being able to get a reservation next time! greg and Mike are wonderful hosts and their property is beautiful. This was a wonderful way to spend 2 unforgettable days on the big island.

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Baltimore, MD,USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It's been a while since I visited (May 2011...I can't go back that far) but I wasn't on TripAdvisor at the time...and I MUST sing praises to Michael and Greg for the most wonderful experience on any of the islands. My favorite island is actually Kauai - but my favorite place in Hawaii is Ka'awa Loa Plantation. I absolutely adore... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I cannot say enough about Ka'awa Loa Plantation. This B & B is such a gem. The hosts/owners, Michael and Greg, are the best. Food they prepare is so fresh and delicious, much of it made from what they grow. The setting is beautiful, high and over-looking Keleakakua Bay, which I could see from the spacious veranda. They keep on... More

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Edmonton, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The Ka'awa Loa plantation is a beautiful BnB with an incredible view of the bays along Captain Cook. Greg was a very approachable and attentive host, while still allowing lots of space and privacy for guests to relax without feeling bothered. Despite having several other families staying, the house is so spacious that you never feel crowded. This home has... More

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Seattle, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had a delightful five day stay at Ka'awa Loa. We stayed in the cottage, which may be a little more funky than the main house, but has more privacy. Ka'awa Loa is not a resort, but a lovely guest house, and outstanding in its category. Michael & Greg are exceedingly gracious hosts. The location is great -- close to... More

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Gibsons, B.C.
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33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Some innkeepers just make it look so easy, but with all the attention to detail at Ka'awa Loa, clearly it took thought and effort to achieve such a perfect experience for guests. We wanted three nights and were finally able to get two nights on our route from Hilo to Kailua. And trust me, you will be kicking yourself if... More

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Address: PO Box 1280, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Captain Cook
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ka'awa Loa Plantation 3.5*
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Ka`Awa Loa Plantation Hotel Captain Cook
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A sophisticated, plantation-style B&B ideally located directly above Kealakekua Bay. Offers luxury amenities such as an outdoor hot tub, a traditional Hawaiian cedar steam, outdoor lava rock showers, a wrap-around lanai with a Hawaiian daybed, a fireplace, and an unobstructed view of the South Kona coastline! The perfect place to base your Big Island adventures! ... more   less 
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