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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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100 Kulaniapia Drive, P.O. Box 646, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls
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Ranked #7 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Exactly what we signed up for. We enjoyed the closest waterfall view from our balcony on the Maile room. Such a beautiful property and all very well cared for inside and out. Small complaint of the room is the sound proofing, we could hear all conversations of our neighbors sitting on their lanais but for the most part all guests... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with our stay in July 2015. The Falls, breakfast and the Pagota House were spectacular! The property offered lots of fun things to explore including paddle boarding at the base of the Falls. The staff was very welcoming and friendly. Perfect beginning to our first time on the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were looking for a one night stay between Kona side and Volcano stay. Hilo seemed limited on resort quality hotels so I was pleased to stumble upon this gem online. The location is about 15 mins up a series of macadamia nut farm roads that follow the river up the hills from downtown Hilo. The drive itself was beautiful.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very special inn. It is has four waterfalls, with the largest right next to the inn and in view of all the guest rooms. We enjoyed swimming in the waterfall -- what a special treat. Plus, the breakfast is delicious and the staff and owners are very friendly. Staying at the inn was one of the highlights... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If peace and quiet is what you are looking for this is the place to stay. The waterfalls are soothing. Breakfast every morning was to die for. The macadamia nut waffles were delicious. The staff was very sweet and were very attentive. The only thing we have to complain about was not having the option of air conditioning. The weather... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by accident online and couldn't be happier. We ended up with the best view of the falls from our room in the Harmony House..or so we think. 😍 We had fun as we walked the trails and swam in the waterfall pond. We are both tenderfooted so if you are the same we would suggest some... More 

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a natural and beautiful setting. The grounds are fabulous and soothing. The waterfalls are very relaxing. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The only negative was there was no Air Conditioning the room. There was a good breeze so it was tolerable.

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Palm Coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site for this bed and breakfast was breathtaking. The Inn sits on multiple acres of gorgeous tropical landscape containing a gorgeous waterfall, swimming pond and trails winding among beautiful bamboo trees and a variety of flowering plants. Because the rooms had no air conditioning, it was a bit warmer than we prefer, but with the windows open we had... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's taken me far too long to write this review however.... Last August (2014) my boyfriend and I flew into Hilo from Oahu on the day that hurricane Iselle hit. On arriving at the accommodation we had booked we found they were evacuating and didn't fancy staying on a gym floor. We got online and found a The Inn at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is incredibly beautiful. It is one of those places you want to cement in your brain and go back there when you need a happy place to think of. The falls are majestic and the foliage just takes your breath away. Lenny, the owner, is incredibly kind and so is his staff. The breakfast is delicious. The rooms... More 

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