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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
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week 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 2 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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 3 weeks ago

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

Chattanooga, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 5 miles from Hilo, not too far but enough to fell real nature Pagoda was fully equipped even with food for breakfast Perfect location for everbody who loves incredible beautiul natur Staff and owner very very kind and helpful with advices Swimming in the pool under the waterfall was not possible because of to much rain the day before,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

although the drive is a bit out of the way from Hilo, the property is set at a gorgeous waterfall under which you can swim. Lots of bugs here -- bring your spray. We stayed in the pagoda -- the attic was unusable (we thought we could use it to look at the falls). The doors did not work properly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views of the falls and the privacy of the property were amazing. Best sunrise -stunning! The macadamia nut waffles for breakfast are a must. The rooms were quiet and cozy in the main house. The drive up to the property was so neat and the macadamia nut orchard was an added element besides the private water falls.

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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*
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