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Puakea Ranch

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Puakea Ranch is a historic ranch on the northern tip of the big island. We have four historic guest cottages spread out over 33 ac. of gorgeous rugged land with sweeping ocean views.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Popular mentions
My husband, our three teenage kids and I stayed here in October. It was breathtaking in every way, and exactly what we were looking for. For the price of one cookie-cutter beachfront resort double, we stayed in “Cowboy House,” a three-bedroom cottage with pine floors, handsome
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Puakea Ranch provides an ideal setting for a family vacation on the Big Island (Hawaii). We enjoyed a week here on a multi-generational family holiday over New Years occupying two of the houses on the beautiful, comfortably isolated acreage on the mountain side overlooking the
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Don't we all have the same dream of Hawaii: a lonely house in the middle of nature, with brightly painted wood, a veranda with a view to the sea, white horses around us, everything green, sunsets & rainbows. Thanks to Christie and Josh for making this dream come true. Pro _
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Our family stayed at Puakea Ranch to celebrate a special anniversary. The whole week was pure heaven! The cottages are very attractive and comfortable with stunning views from Yoshi's house and Far Away. The bath houses were a special treat. In spite of some stormy winter
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My family and I stayed at the Cowboy House at Puakea Ranch. Our time there was spectacular! The ranch was like a wonderland for me and my little brother. The house is over 100 years old, but you would never know it. We learned from Uncle Josh about the long history of cowboys
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Response from cc5597, Owner at Puakea Ranch
Responded Oct 31, 2018
Aloha Nai'a and Family, Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful and hearfelt review of Puakea Ranch!! You are our favourite kind of guest! Maybe you have a future in travel journalism. :) We are so delighted that you and your family came to stay with us at the ranch and enjoyed all the friendly animals, picked yummy food to eat from the garden and eggs from those silly hens. We will keep you posted on Pele and the new piglets for sure. Oreo and Bo are doing just super. Bo misses you and your brother so we all hope you can come back soon! Thank you again for sharing your thoughts on Puaeka Ranch. Your the best! Warmest aloha, Christie, Uncle Josh, Bo, Angus, Pele, Blue, Abby, Oreo, Romeo, Juliette and all the silly hens!
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The Bath House!
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Yoshi's House Day bed in the Sunroom.
Cowboy House master bedroom
Joshi's house
Joshi's house
Is this for large parties only?
Not Puakea!
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I wish others had reviewed honestly. There is no way we were the first. Christie told us in writing to submit five five star reviews and our funds that were illegally taken could be partially returned. I reported her to Trip Advisor. If people are choosing based on reviews, it needs to be honest,
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"Yoshi's House has the best views."
"Cowboy house is perfect for a family traveling with children"
"James Cottage is perfect for two. Yoshi's House great for a family."
"Avoid James Cottage if you don't want to have to go outside to use the toilet."
"Yoshi's House is nicely equipped and has its own pool"
$357 - $740 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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