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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

we stayed 2 nites. they made us feel at home, the property is all private, including the falls. great food. very peaceful remote place. easy to find using their directions. it was the highlight of our vacation.it was well worth the money

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Las Vegas, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Beautiful grounds, beautiful rooms, friendly staff, laid-back and relaxing vibe. Adding to that vibe, they offer free yoga on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and you can set up massages. I never thought I would say this, but the macadamia nut waffles they serve are better than Ken's macademia nut pancakes! I am a huge fan of Ken's but it's true.... More 

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Bellbrook, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

What a great find. The views are unparalleled. The rooms were nice with a great Lanai overlooking the waterfall. The breakfast was fabulous. The trail to the waterfall is nicely done and we spent a long time at the pond enjoying the sights and sounds of the water. I would definitely stay there again. Marie

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Aptos, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Get there before dark to truly enjoy all the wonders of this inn. As soon as you show up, all your cares melt away. Be sure to trek all the way down to the waterfall pool. It's not hard. Take the bamboo trail too. Len has done a beautiful job with this garden, you can tell it is a labor... More 

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Soldotna, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This place is as advertised -- very comfortable, spiritual and relaxing, attractively built and decorated in Asian motif, and with all details attended to. The breakfast was delicious and served graciously in a relaxed and very friendly manner. Guests treated with respect and smiles and helpful information for all. The drive up from town a little long, but enjoyable. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My husband and i were meeting my older son and his girlfriend in Hilo. It was their first trip to the Big Island. What a great to start the vacation! The road is a bit lonely, but trust the signs and you will get there. The setting is beautiful, and they have paths down toward the waterfall and a bamboo... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We had booked only one night here, but when we saw the beauty of the property, we booked one more. Wish we could have stayed longer. The waterfall is truly exceptional, and we had an excellent view from the Maile room at Harmony House. A continental breakfast is cheerfully served, including tree-ripe local fruits, waffles, and omlets. We could have... More 

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Tropea, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is an experience that may not be for everyone. If you are excited by the beauty of a waterfall, are thrilled by rainforest and enjoy a walk along a path planted with majestic bamboo, you will not want to miss this inn. If you are mostly looking for deluxe accommodations, convenience and great service, you may want to pass.... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

The drive in is an adventure and you would only want to accomplish it once a day. Upon arrival, you are on your own with the key in the door for you. Rather strange not to be greeted and given some basic info on the property. The room was nice enough and the breakfast was at least hot. They ask... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

What a great place. A little adventerous to find and get to, but well worth the effort. Don't recommend the initial trip in after dark, make sure it's still daylight. Very simple once you know the route, but can be intimidating the first time in if you happen to notice the private property signs. Once you're there, what a gem.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming Inn offering 10 rooms or a private guest house. Three waterfalls and a botanical garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

Address: 100 Kulaniapia Dr, P.O. Box 646, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2361
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $200 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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