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65-1300 Kawaihae Rd., Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Ranked #8 of 11 Waimea B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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west marin, CA
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a Makana concert and were thrilled to see one of the musicians stayed at the Inn, too. He came down to breakfast where everyone was chatting and he autographed our program. We had the Kitchenette Suite which was packed with conveniences, except a coffee pot. This room slept 3 with a door separating the sleeping areas. Management... More 

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New Glarus, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Staff at Kamuela Inn are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are roomy and clean. While it is old it is well maintained. There is little soundproofing but for the most part it is quiet. It is a good compromise between price and comfort. It is located near several good restaurants and only a 15 minute drive to a great... More 

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Woking, England
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56 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had a standard room on the ground floor. The room and the bathroom were a reasonable size and everything was clean though showing signs of age. The bed was reasonably comfortable but I didn’t like the plasticky mattress cover which rustled when I moved. I don’t think I could have done any better for the price in Waimea but... More 

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KamuelaInn, General Manager at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay at the Kamuela Inn. Feedback from our guests guides our efforts to continually improve the guest experience. Recent figures released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority show that the average cost of a one-night stay in a resort hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii is now $350.00... More 

Pully, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed only 1 night on the way from Mauna Kea to Waipio valley, and would not have stayed longer. The place felt more like a motel than a hotel. The room was old and shabby, old stained carpet on the floor, walls could do with some fresh paint. No heating, no air con (heater and extra blankets available at... More 

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Naalehu, Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Kamuela Inn is exactly how everyone else describes it. Expensive by mainland standards, but reasonable by Hawaii standards. Yes, it is old, but the room that we had was large and clean. The bed was very hard, which made for an uncomfortable night for my husband. I didn't try the complimentary continental breakfast but chose instead to eat a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Toilet leaked so floor got wet- shower drain plugged so you shower in water-room felt dirty. From carpet to bed. The wifi didn't work.The gentlemen at front desk was polite though- at 8pm they changed our room-what a stay=( we never had an experience like that before. We used to enjoy the Kamuela inn.

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We love staying at the Kamuela Inn! With the current management we have seen significant improvements in the upkeep of the property. Inexpensive quaint nice! The Biggest secret about the Inn is the complementary breakfast to the guests. The breakfast room Is simply wonderful! Fresh fruits, home baked breads, local made jams, hard boiled eggs served with local seasoned salts.... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you'd actually like to experience a quaint, old-fashioned country inn in the heart of Waimea instead of being pampered like a spoiled tourist this is the place to stay. The standard room we stayed in was small but cozy, perfect for a one or two night stay for a couple or single person. There's only a shower but it's... More 

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Waimea, Hawaii
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Kamuela Inn is clean, cozy and cool. Waimea rains alot so be prepared for damp, and cold. They have good showers, old TV's but it is OK. Parking is tight. Continental Breakfast in the morning so go early or your out of luck. It is super close to a few good restaurants and stores. Being in Wainea is a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I thought this place was great for the price and the area. No one really wants to go to Waimea. But when you wind up there, this is the place! Room was cozy, bed was super comfortable, great water pressure in the shower, what else do you need? Oh, their staff is very friendly and helpful, the utmost in professionalism.... More 

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Address: 65-1300 Kawaihae Rd., Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Waimea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Kamuela Hotel Waimea

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