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Makai Hale

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59-411 Pupu Place, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Makai Hale
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to have found and spent time at Makai Hale this past April. It is a wonderful place to stay for some quiet or as a base to explore the island. We managed to fit in a lot of both! The best thing about the place is Audrey and level of service she provides. That's saying a lot... More 

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Caterham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We stayed at Makai Hale for the last few nights of our vacation in Hawaii in August 2014, and boy, had we saved the best until last. I spent ages hunting for the perfect place to finish our trip in style - nice views, own pool, high up (daughter freaked by thought of midnight tsunamis!) and away from the tourist... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The B&B Makai Hale is ideally located to explore the northern and western part of Big Island like Pololu and Waipi’o Valley and beautiful Hapuna and Makalawena Beach. Audrey is a lovely host and runs this place with great passion. She provided us with an excellent self made breakfast which was different each day but always included tropical fruits and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This accommodation is located in a gated community, but features nice facilities and a beautiful location. The homemade breakfast was delicious each day, and the view out the window of our room was simply spectacular. We didn't spend much time in the pool or jacuzzi, but I would recommend doing so.

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Canton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This was the last B&B I stayed during my stay on the big island. When I arrived, I was welcomed by Jerry and the first thing was, we watched the sunset and just talked. He showed me everything, gave me some tips on where to eat and where to go the next day. The room was very clean and had... More 

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Zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We spent two nights at Makai Hale in November 2012 and had a great time there. Booking and arrival were very easy, we could already leave our luggage there although we were too early for check-in time. As we wanted to go to the beach that day, we were able to borrow beach-mats, a cooler and beach towels (all in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We spent two lovely nights with Audrey at Makai Hale and were very pleased with the accommodations offered. The property is located within a development but each property seems to have a lot of land so there is no crowded "development housing" feeling - the weather on that part of the island is rather dry so in June the grass... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We were the guests of Audrey and Jerry for two nights with two 17 year old boys and our stay could not have been better. The web site does not do this place justice! I can't imagine a better view on any of the islands and we have stayed at some pretty great places. You basically have a house with... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

We stayed at several places on the Big Island, but this was by far the best. The hostess, Audrey, leaves no detail overlooked. She provides everything to make your visit pleasant and supplies others to enhance it. From boogie boards and beach chairs to woven mats and plenty of towels. The rooms were immaculate, tastefully decorated,and well appointed. The bed... More 

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Winslow, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

This guesthouse was outstanding. Audrey and Jerry made us feel really welcomed. The two bedrooms and baths were spacious. Makai Hale has a panoramic view of the oceans and the volcanoes. You can see a beautiful sunset each night from the location. The pool and hot tub were nice to use each day and the place is near many of... More 

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