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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   100 Kulaniapia Drive, P.O. Box 646, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721
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Ranked #9 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a little concerned before arriving as we had read some not very complimentary reviews about the Pagoda recently. We really had nothing to be worried about. The location is stunning, the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and the Pagoda is an absolute delight. It's very well equipped, clean and everything works perfectly contrary to some earlier reviews.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not too many nice places to stay in Hilo and this place was a nice escape from town. The location was beautiful and peaceful. We wanted to like it. When we arrived our name was on a board outside the building telling us where our room was. We went up and found the key in the door. The... More

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls was a fantastic place to start our honeymoon! We chose it to find a good location close to both the Mauna Kea Observatory and Volcanoes National Park, while still close to town. After reading reviews, we were intrigued by the lure of rooms overlooking waterfalls, so we booked the Maile Room in the Harmony House.... More

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive from Hilo to the Inn is a pretty one and just a few miles on a paved road which takes you through macadamia groves and palm trees. As soon as we drove into the property and stopped we could hear the waterfall. It is absolutely beautiful as are the grounds. We were greeted by one of the friendly... More

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Corydon, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the place so peaceful last time we visited Hilo that we stayed again for 3 nights. Still an excellent retreat, quiet, peaceful, serene. No AC in room but it was not needed - overhead fan (quiet), gentle breezes, waterfall providing natural white noise. We were in the Harmony House again but upstairs this time - Pikaku room. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in the main residence and were pleased with our room. From the balcony we could see the falls and at night it was peaceful listening to the waterfall as we drifted to sleep. The breakfast are fantastic. The cinnamon waffles are great. Fresh fruit, bread and eggs made to order. Eat on the balcony overlooking... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were really looking forward to this location on our honeymoon and were disappointed with the condition of the Pagoda. The exterior grounds and waterfall are beautiful, and it's a shame the pagoda is in disrepair. The interior was not clean, mold covered the bathroom and the refrigerator, paint was scratched around all of the overhead lights,... More

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Lennysutton, Owner at The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls, responded to this review

We have re doubled our efforts to bring the pagoda up to snuff....New paint...new furniture. sorry for your disappointment. More

Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here (2 adults 1 child age 10) for 2 nights. We wanted to stay in the Hilo area to visit the volcano. I am so glad we found this place. Stunning location though it did seem a bit daunting on the drive up as it is off the beaten track. The room was nice (we stayed in the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

where we stayed, less so. we were in the pagoda house for two nights. cost of the room with tax was $325 a night. given where and what it is, a reasonable price. unit needs some work. various lights were burned out, about half of the ones in the kitchen.... refrigerator door hinges about ready to fail. i understand high... More

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Lennysutton, Owner at The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls, responded to this review

We have re doubled our efforts to bring the pagoda up to snuff....New paint...new furniture. sorry for your disappointment. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were sure our GPS was wrong, but it wasn't! The Inn at 'K' falls is a wonderful oasis just a few minutes up in the mountains behind Hilo. Once you're there, you feel a million miles away from your day to day life. The 5 star review comes as a recognition for what the property is and what it... More

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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
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