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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
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Ranked #8 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011
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Yonkers, New York
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We stayed at this lovely B&B during our honeymoon. Len & the rest of the staff are extremely friendly. It was such a nice change of pace to have breakfast and exchange pleasant conversation with the other inn guests. The hiking trails are a nice thing to do during your stay but they're not very extensive trails so do not... More 

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Unfortunatley I did not arrive until 5pm. I never saw the inn keepers as there is no place to check in. I stayed in the Japanese still room and while it was nice the room (size wise)the room needed some cleaning. The fan had an inch of dust layered on it. The walls, ceilings also had several holes and a... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Beautiful location and exceptional gardens, beautifully maintained. Breakfast was good with a reasonable of choice of local fruits, breads, eggs etc. Staff were helpful in giving tips on where to go and how to visit the island. Slightly out of Hilo town, but certainly worth it for the quality and peacefulness of the accomodation

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Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

We were only here one night but the accommodations were first rate. Rooms are beautifully decorated, breakfast is made to order and the grounds are a delight. We walked through the bamboo gardens and hiked down to the falls. Next time we plan to make time to swim in it!

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San Francisco, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

We stayed here twice -- for two nights at the start of our Big Island vacation and for two nights at the end of our trip. Excellent all around. Our first stay was in the Jasmine Room - on the first floor and a somewhat larger room than some of the others. Our second stay was in the Maile Room... More 

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Seabrook, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

I was travelling on business and needed a hotel at short notice. I choose the Inn because of the consistently good reviews. A lot of the other hotels in Hilo have very mixed reviews. It's a nice place, close to town (though it's about a fifteen minute drive due to fifteen mph speed limit and numerous speed bumps), great breakfast,... More 

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Kamuela, Hi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

We stayed here for my boyfriends birthday for a little weekend getaway surprise and were totally impressed by this wonderful place. We live on the Big Island and have had a chance to stay in many hotels and B&Bs, and this one is our new favorite. We stayed in the Queen Lilio'ukalani room and loved it. The room was clean... More 

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Very comfortable and elegant place, very worth the extra 10 minutes to drive from Hilo. Breakfast was outstanding - fresh fruits, Hawaiian bread, free-range eggs from up the road, perfect coffee. Room was nothing special except being able to fall asleep to the white noise of the waterfall was wonderfall.

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Carlsbad, California
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20 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

We will put some pictures up later.. but they will not do justice to this wonderful property. Hilo itself can be skipped but this property just a few miles out of town is a must stay.. between your own private waterfall (my husband went swimming in it) to the glorious sunrises, the personalized breakfasts and the well appointed grounds.. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

This Inn is absolutely beautiful. The falls are definitely the highlight of the property! My husband and I stayed for four nights and had an awesome time. The innkeepers made breakfast for us each morning and gave us advice and guidance on the adventures we could take on the Hilo side of the island. We were even able to borrow... More 

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