We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 18 Hilo B&Bs / inns

The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   100 Kulaniapia Drive, P.O. Box 646, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721
Hotel amenities
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Save
You added The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls to your Saves list
Ranked #8 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Teresa L. B
Write a Review

529 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    316
    119
    41
    28
    25
See reviews for
69
361
13
13
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (133)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (529)
  • Mar-May only
    (106)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (132)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (143)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (148)
All months
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary at the Inn and couldn't have asked for a more romantic location. The staff, facilities, breakfast, trails, conversation with other guests and surroundings were top-notch. We will certainly try to go again and would recommend this retreat to anyone looking for refreshment, comfort and the ideal get-away location.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great surprise.. was here on business.. Had no idea that it was this beautiful! Lenny is a great host.. Will come back on vacation..Might be a bit hard to find but that is a very good thing.. so quiet and night viewing sky is tremendous

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lulea, Sweden
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just the drive up to the Inn is a little story of itself, beautiful and stunning views awaits you on the approximately 5-10 minutes drive from the main road. And when you get there, you feel a complete peacefulness you never felt before. I never stayed at an Inn that made me felt so relaxing at once. The rooms offers... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent three nights in the Orchid Room this month. We both loved our visit. The room was small but very nice. The stunningly beautiful grounds more than make up for shortcomings elsewhere. The waterfall and bamboo garden trails are magnificent. The drive through macadamia orchards to reach the Inn is wonderful in itself. A few reviews... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Michigan
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here January 14 - 16, 2015. Lenny and his wife were wonderful hosts. A trail leading through rare bamboo and down to their waterfalls was beautiful. We stayed in 3 different rooms during our stay and they all were beautifully decorated and each had something special about them. One had a private entrance, one a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buckinghamshire
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn is located above 15 mins above Hilo on a macadamia nut farm in lovely grounds. The position is lovely and quiet and overlooks the waterfalls. You can walk down to the bottom of the falls and swim in the pond but just remember you also need to walk back up again. The room I had was comfortable and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at night and so couldn't see the waterfall. We stayed on the lower floor of Harmony house, in the Lehua room, one of the smallest rooms they have, and the window was open and faced towards the falls. The sound of the falls was so relaxing that it made falling asleep sooooo easy. Lenny, his wife, and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the queen lili room which is a very nice room with a great ocean view. The waterfall offers a wonderful scenery from the breakfast terrace and makes a gentle background music. The breakfast is a very enjoyable moment to share with the other guests and the hosts... and the food is great and healthy ! The people... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clive, Iowa
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Inn at Kulaniapia Falls for only 1 night, so take our review with a grain of salt. We were disappointed almost from the start. We didn't realize that when we arrived there would be no innkeeper and we would go to a board and then let ourselves into our room. We stayed at the Pagota which... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bakersfield, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We vacationed on Kauai, Maui then the Big Island. Had found this little bit of heaven on the internet, never stayed at a B & B before so we were quite hesitant. I have to say, this was the best part of our trip. Short drive from the Hilo airport, through lush greenery and macadamia groves. We were greeted two... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

Address: 100 Kulaniapia Drive, P.O. Box 646, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Despegar.com, Priceline, Hotels.com and Tingo so you can book your The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Inn At Kulaniapia Falls Hotel Hilo
The Inn At Kulaniapia Falls Hilo, Hawaii

277 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (269)
Viewed
Dining (12)
Viewed
View from room (24)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (85)
Viewed
Room/suite (39)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
0:22
Videos (2)
Viewed
Other (92)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay