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Island Goode's

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27-2365 Hawaii Belt Road, Hilo/Papaikou, Papaikou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96781
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Island Goode's
Ranked #1 of 2 Papaikou B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, first of all I must say that I am -way- past due for a review of this wonderful B&B. I've stayed their twice now with every intention of returning sooner than later. I was remiss in not writing a note from August of 2013, and now late from my June 2014 visit. Well, with that out of the way... More

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Mellbourne Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay in a B&B, anywhere in the world, and if all B&Bs are run like Laura and Garvin run Island Goode’s then we will be staying in a lot more in our future travels. Island Goode’s is an easy 10min drive from Hilo airport just off Highway 19. We stayed for 3 nights in the Hilo... More

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Island Goodes were so wonderfully helpful and accommodating. The breakfasts were large and delicious. Laura accommodated our dietary restrictions with ease and grace, and delighted in showing us new island fruits. Gavin was so laid back and kind when our delayed flight put us in late at night. The rooms were clean, lovely and had many thoughtful conveniences. The... More

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Middle Village, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your hospitality! This inviting, comfortable and spacious B&B is everything anyone could ever ask for. We appreciate you accommodating us on such short notice and rescuing us from our original plans. The breakfasts were delicious. The local fresh eggs, corn omelette, baked goods and fruits were tasty and will be missed. There are definitely no... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent our first four nights on Hawaii at Island Goodes. Despite our late arrival, Garvin took the time to show us everything we needed to know, with Laura taking over when it came to providing breakfast the following morning. We found it a great base for exploring the Eastern side of the Island, with everything we wanted to see... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at Island Goode's. I felt I was back in my homeland (Colombia, South America) with all the tropical landscape, lush vegetation, panoramic views, beautiful sunsets, and specially the hospitality and excellent service. We stayed at the Ginger Room, very spacious, clean and with all amenities. Breakfasts were spectacular, with all that fresh tropical fruit, pancakes,... More

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Silicon Valley, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We chose this place because of its excellent trip advisor rating. We were concerned about low ratings for many other HIlo properties, so we were glad this property had vacancy for a night. The property was great. We loved Garvin's warm hospitality throughout. Laura was very helpful in making great suggestions of what to see and what was not so... More

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Belhaven, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The recent review from Texas took every word I had to say. This is the first B&B I or my family had ever stayed in and man Laura set the bar high. We stayed in 3 other B&B's while on the Big Island but there was just something about Island Goode's. Stars, circles and checkmarks just don't do justice. We... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I wish I could award them 6 stars, because they definitely deserve it! Absolutely spectacular! We wound up at Island Goode's by chance on a referral from another B&B that was booked, and we couldn't have been happier with our experience. Garvin and Laura were excellent hosts and worked very hard to make our stay a memorable one. They were... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Spectacular hosts, beautiful views of farms and the Pacific Ocean, privacy, hot tub, air-conditioning and best breakfast on the big island! We cannot say enough about this special find we discovered on trip advisor. Your hosts, Garvin and Laura make you feel at home and will give you a private tour of their farm and their lovely animals. We enjoyed... More

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Address: 27-2365 Hawaii Belt Road, Hilo/Papaikou, Papaikou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96781
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Papaikou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Island Goode's is 5 minutes from Hilo, 10 minutes from the Hilo Airport. The perfect location to experience The Big Island. New Luxury B&B with spectacular view of Hilo Bay. Each room has King Size "Select Comfort" adjustable beds, large bathrooms with full size tub and shower, and 9 foot ceilings with two fans. Sparkling clean! Large covered Lanai, and Gazebo. Very private 8 acre estate, tropically landscaped with exotic palms and fruit trees. ... more   less 
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