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Lai Nani Resort

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   31-212 Hawaii Belt Rd, Highway 19, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hakalau B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you want a resort that offers 24-hour room service and a thousand in-house activities this is not for you. If you want a place with clean, large, well-equipped bungalows, with fantastic views, with a beautifully landscaped and maintained property, and with an enticing pool and surrounds you won't find any better. But most of all you'll be staying at... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed for almost a week in December and enjoyed every second. We just happened to be the only ones staying that week and felt like royalty. We made a stop in town to stock up on some food, filled up the fridge and never wanted to leave. We did though, of course, as there is so... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

My husband and I came to the island last month to celebrate my 40th birthday and Lai Nani turned out to be the perfect choice. I fell in love with the place just looking at it on their website, but in real life it was much more than I expected. First of all, the place itself is absolutely stunning, with... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed here for a week with our 3yr old boy - and we loved it! The bungalow, the pool, the picture-postcard pavillion and the ocean view are amazing. The sign 'welcome to paradise' was no exaggeration. Gary, the owner, also gave us great travel advise and even invited us for a wonderful Christmas dinner on Christmas eve, which made... More

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Simply superb. Although this review is long overdue - and my apologies for the tradiness - My partner and I stayed with Gary and Cory back in June of 2012, hiring a car and touring the Hawaiian islands for a month. We spent 3 nights here and couldn't have been happier. Upon arriving Cory took us on a guided tour... More

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Our stay at Lai Nani was great! From the zip lining, amazing ocean views, private accomodations, and personal attention, this place had it all. I would highly recommend staying here if you are looking for that local feel with a resort atmosphere. I will say, be ready to cook your meals as there are not many restaurants nearby and rent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at lai nani the owners Garry and Cory were very nice and helpful took me zip lining and horse back riding. Resort is really clean has nice ocean views and the yard has lots of beautiful plants and flowers. Can't wait to stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Hi me my two children and husband had the time of our life staying at lai nani resort. We got to swim in the pool and relax in the jacuzi. The owner Garry made us a wonderful prime rim dinner and also took us sight seeing to the beautiful waterfalls.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The property is in a very good location for visiting the Hilo area waterfalls and botanical gardens. Lai Nani is beautiful with gorgeous gardens and a lovely pool and hot tub overlooking the ocean. The room we stayed in was air conditioned, comfortable and right by the pool. We especially enjoyed the stunning ocean views. However, we were disappointed that... More

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Chico, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Yes, there are beautiful views and the grounds are lovely. BUT at $250/night there were some real deficits with this place. 1. At similar properties we've stayed at in various place around the world, a breakfast is included in the cost. NOTHING here. 2. Woke up to ants in bed the second night morning we were there. Yes, they were... More

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Address: 31-212 Hawaii Belt Rd, Highway 19, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hakalau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lai Nani Resort 3.5*
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