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Hale Kai Hawaii Bed & Breakfast

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111 Honolii Place, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Hale Kai Hawaii Bed & Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After spending a couple nights in the resort area of Waikaloa near Kona we traveled to Hilo and spent two nights in the Moana Room at Hale Kai.We weren't sure what to expect since we normally don't stay at B&B's, however we were pleasantly surprised by the nice rooms, beautiful views and scrumptious breakfasts! It's located just a short drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just came back from a two night stay and I can't think of anything I'd change as far as the accommodations are concerned. It's beautiful, the other guests and hosts were fab. Just all around perfect, really. Stayed in the bamboo room. Loved it. But I'd be happy in any of the rooms. View is amazing. If you're considering... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We got into Hawaii on Monday morning and when we got here there was a nice note on the door welcoming us and directing us to our accommodations. We stayed in the Pele Suite. The benefit to the suite is just that..it's a suite. It has a king size bed, generous closing space, a separate sitting room which is ocean... More 

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed 4 nights in the Bamboo Room in this lovely bed and breakfast. The rooms all look right onto the water and we could see whales breaching from the room. There is a nice covered patio outside of each room with chairs so you can spend time relaxing and just enjoying the view. It is located on a small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We found this place by chance. Very pleasant surprise. Nice hosts and great views. Breakfast was very good too. Unfortunately we only had one night to spend here. If we return to this part of the big island we would definitely stay here again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My friend and I spent 3 nights Hale Kai HAWAII B&B. The rooms are attractive and comfortable, with a view of ocean and garden that can't be beat. The breakfast is served upstairs buffet style on a broad lanai with an even better view, including local surfers. And the food is delicious. I still think about Maria's homemade marmalade and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Stayed at Hale Kai some time back, don't expect modern rooms or fancy decorations but the location and great breakfasts are hard to beat. We stayed in the Bamboo room as it's the last one along the path so you do not have other guests walking past. At breakfast we could see whales out at sea. Would we stay again... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a night and really liked the location- right outside of Hilo, comfortable neighborhood, and on the water. Superb whale- watching right from the lanai outside our room! Very comfortable accommodations, immaculate though a bit dated. Great breakfast with super fresh local fruit and delicious pancakes. Hosts were really friendly and eager to offer... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Hale Kai is one of those B&Bs that feels more like a friend's home rather than a plain business. I stayed with my husband at the Heritage Room and we really enjoyed our time there. The room was very comfy and the views right outside our door were incredible! There's blue skies and ocean almost anywhere you look - this... More 

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Havant, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had 8 nights here in the Pele suite. it was used as a base to see the sites in the area. Rick and Maria were the best of hosts, with Rick giving the best advice on snorkelling for my wife and places to eat and visit. Their breakfasts were amazing and served up stairs on their balcony at a... More 

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