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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed March 12, 2014

A great place for a tropical escape. Right behind the Inn is a large waterfall. And just steps beyond the Inn is a panoramic view over Hilo and the ocean. Its just far enough out of Hilo to allow you to Zen out, but close enough to let you dive into the city life when you want. The rooms are...

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Richland, Washington
Reviewed February 21, 2014

The drive is a little out of the way but really who cares, take your rental car and put it through its paces (you will need to test the suspension anyways on the drive from Hilo up, so do it :) ) Lenny was nice and the rooms are fine, the Kings room is great to wake up to the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed February 11, 2014

My fiance and I stayed one night at the Inn at Kulaniapia Falls in early February and we couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. We arrived late (for Hawaii - 8:30ish) in the evening but no matter-- they leave your name on a board outside with the keys in the door of your room. We had a pleasant...

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Austin
Reviewed February 10, 2014

We are staying in the Pagoda House, a self-contained apartment. While the property location is first rate, you should be aware if you stay in the Pagoda that you are pretty much on your own. The owner of this property has established what she thinks of as a business that doesn't require her presence! I will have been here three...

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Lennysutton, Owner at The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls, responded to this review

Contrary to the experience of this traveler, the owner or management is essential to our business plan. In the morning we have two kitchens operating and two innkeepers caring after the needs of our guests in the Residence, and Harmony. Every morning my resident manager in charge of guest relations, Lara Harton, and I go to each building to make...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stayed in the Patagonia House. Lovely location overlooking the awe-inspiring waterfall and jungle setting. Everything was supplied for a delicious and healthy breakfast including a bowl of fresh Hawaiian fruit; pineapple, papaya, mango, etc.This B and B runs at an extremely high rate of occupancy which is very easy to see why. This is it. Also, all the buildings...

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New York
Reviewed February 2, 2014

This B&B (really feels more like an inn than a traditional B&B since there are multiple houses and you don't see the innkeepers at check-in) is a relaxing hidden gem about 15 minutes from downtown Hilo. You drive through many narrow, rural roads to get there. This is the trade off for staying in a quiet inn with a private...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed January 28, 2014

We could not have been more pleased! Definitely one of the most unique places I've ever stayed. Great hosts, lovely property and well decorated/comfortable rooms. Good breakfast, too. My only regret is that we only booked one night. (BTW - Anyone who is complaining about the somewhat remote location is missing the point!)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed January 22, 2014

We found a deal for this Inn on a "last minute" website, and took a room in the main house. After consulting the "Big Island Revealed" guidebook, we took the book's advice and arrived in the daylight - and we're glad we did. The Inn is off the grid, and there are no lights on the road to the Inn....

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed January 15, 2014

I just moved to Kona about 5 months ago. This was my first visit to Hilo with a new lady friend that I wanted to impress. The place didn't disappoint. Really close to downtown Hilo, beaches and other famous sights. The grounds were great. Breakfast cooked for you fresh each morning was fantastic - the mac nut waffles are sublime....

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed January 14, 2014

The rooms are beautiful, they are nicely decorated and our had a small balcony area with a perfect view of the falls. The staff is very nice and helpful and the breakfast they serve is delicious with many options. The grounds are beautiful, complete with short trails to enjoy the greenery, but the best part of the inn is the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls sits among 22 lush, natural acres, surrounding Hawaii’s largest privately accessible waterfall. The Kulaniapia experience is like no other, just 15 minutes from town, but completely away. Whether you come for relaxation, adventure or both, nothing quite prepares you for how much you find of each. Those seeking adventure are invited to sign up with the Kulaniapia Adventures team for a guided, 120 foot rappel down our namesake waterfall. Accommodations are provided in several asian inspired buildings providing accommodations ranging from standard/waterfall view rooms and family suites, to fully detached cottages and a Pagoda Guest House with a full kitchen. Enjoy a wholesome, locally sourced breakfast and the big island’s best coffee, all while enjoying the view of our namesake falls each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

Address: 100 Kulaniapia Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2361
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $212 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Jade room, private and cute, shower in the room and view of waterfall from balcony- perfect.”
hsS9343CZ, 1 week ago | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the waterfall.”
H20CO2, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Hibiscus room, private covered patio with great view of falls”
kcgray632, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Jada it is the only completely solo house. hibiscus is also very private. Queen and King have good views”
X4983OCjacquelineb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The Pagoda is outstanding”
bradr615, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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