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Lava Tree Tropic Inn

Lava Tree State Park #3, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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Ranked #3 of 17 Pahoa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gibraltar
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My one week stay at Lava Tree Tropic Inn couldn't have been more excellent. A beautiful host and an idyllic setup made it easy for me to explore The Big Island while staying in a rain forest paradise. The host was more than helpful with providing me with tips for exploring Hawaiʻi (even snorkeling gear can be borrowed to explore... More

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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Just an idyllic setting, lovely hostess with knack for putting you at your ease and getting the guests to enjoy each others company around a communal breakfast table with homemade treats. Clean large rooms most with shared second floor veranda some have en-suite. Large very comfortable and well decorated communal areas. Near the coast for tidal pools for excellent snorkelling... More

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Tel Aviv
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It's a real rain forest paradise, in the middle of a huge tropic estate. The owner is fantastic just as the breakfasts she prepares. The building and the rooms are spacious, comfortable and have a special atmosphere blending European and Tropic styles. The location is excellent to make excursions to the Volcano, to waterfalls and the Ocean with the hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We spent 5 days in Lava Tree Tropic Inn with my family, and it was one of the most magical places I've ever been to! Irene, the owner, is so sweet, we had wonderful breakfasts, fruits from the garden, the rooms are lovely and you can see the beauties of the rainforest from the window. The wonders of the big... More

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Groebenzell, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had a great time at the Lava Tree Tropic Inn. Especially the owner, her hospitality and the rainforest surrounding made it an outstanding stay. The room was big, clean and quiet, so we can recommend this Inn to everyone.

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High Rolls Mountain Park, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Lava Tree Tropic Inn. The room was spacious and opened onto an upstairs balcony. Our bathroom was down the hall but was not shared with others at the inn. The inn is at the end of the road in the middle of nowhere just past the Lava Tree State Park -... More

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

The BnB's location is unique: in the middle of the rain forest. The garden is paradise-like and delivers the fresh ingredients of the rich and relaxing breakfast: Papaya, passion fruits, pineapple, bananas and avocado. The host is very friendly and provides tips for the 1000 things you can explore from here ( lava watching, hikes, swimming in naturally heated pools,... More

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San Mateo, CA
2 reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We bought out the entire Inn for our wedding. Irene is amazing -- fantastic breakfast, wonderful hospitality, and a great B&B that is really like someone's real home. If you want one of those prissy B&Bs with teddy bears and cutsie bric-a-brack, then go somewhere plastic, new, and with no soul. The nasty reviews are from people who probably need... More

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Cambridge UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My wife and I had a lovely stay in the Lava Tree Inn. Situated on the East side of the island away from the large tourist areas and in huge grounds of the national park adjacent to where you can see formations of lava that many years ago bound around the trees leaving huge statues of lava. We found the... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We spent one week in Lava Tree Tropic Inn last December. The house and its beautiful garden offer uncomparable retreat in the middle of a tropical forest, right next to the Lava Tree State Monument. The scents, sounds and views are awesome. Irene is the most helpful host and she provides a lot of tips and stories about the Island.... More

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Address: Lava Tree State Park #3, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Pahoa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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