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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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  • 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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Yukon, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

If I had to pick on our stay and be honest, the worst part was the rough road into the Inn, the sighs were very helpful however for an extra navigation aid. And just one more thing, to me the rooms were a little small. Past that staying in the country with the great weather and scenery was awesome. The... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

This is a place that no one will forget once they stay. The pure air, the trees, the waterfall, the walking trails, acres of macadamia trees, remote location and more, make you feel like you are finally "lost", the right kind of "lost" where you can be yourself and enjoy nature at its best. Lenny, the host and owner, was... More 

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

I found The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls on an internet search. It far exceeded the expectations I had from their website alone. The property is like a secret jewel, minutes from Hilo yet secluded from the world. We stayed in the King Kamehameha room and had a magnificent view of the falls. The room is small but cozy. Most our... More 

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Arkadelphia, Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We recently stayed at the Inn. Our initial impression was awe inspiring beauty, both the location and the splendid architecture. To our disappointment this impression didn't last; my wife took a shower and noted the moldy shower curtains, the hazardously slippery bath mat she almost fell on, and crucially to the more prude the fact that the 1x1 metre (3x3")... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Recent reviewers have summed it up well. Amazing location, laid back atmosphere, comfortable and welcoming. We stayed in the Pagoda as its more private and therefore possibly less noisy than other room options. (Also i loved the idea of falling asleep on a specially-raised-to-window-height Superking size bed and seeing the waterfall, right there - from my pillow- not sure if... More 

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Central Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Beautiful. The setting is beyond comparison. This bed and breakfast has the most breath taking view I've ever seen from my breakfast table.The dining area looks out over a near 100 ft private waterfall, which causes the same sound that will lull you to sleep at night. The rooms are nice, nothing fantastic but well kept and with private bathrooms.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

If you're looking to get away from it all, the Inn at Kulaniapia Falls is just what you need. About a 20 min drive from the city of Hilo, the inn rests delightfully far from the traffic and noise of the city in stunning natural environs overlooking a waterfall and pool suitable for swimming (if you don't mind a slightly... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This was the nicest B&B we have ever stayed at. The waterfall seems loud, but after a while it lulls one to sleep. Both my wife and daughter and i claim it was one of the best sleeps we've had. Initially, a little tricky to find so we were happy our first trip up those four miles was during daylight.... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

What a great and scenic place. The views and setting are gorgeous, Rooms are not large, but very well done. Our housekeeper Lea, put on a great breakfast and was a valuable resource on things to see and do. A bit of a drive up out of town(about 15 minutes) but well worth it for the scenery and atmosphere. we... More 

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Carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Making reservations over the phone with Len was easy and inviting, and this unique Inn is enchanting. Just barely on the outskirts of Hilo center, we were transported to this tropical delight with a tastefully decorated, clean, cozy room overlooking the beautiful waterfalls. Breakfast was deliciously prepared by our charming hostess; Jasmine, offering a wide array of breads, muffins, fruits,... More 

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