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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights while touring the Hilo area and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It's only 15 minutes from Hilo and the Akaka Falls State Park, which is beautiful, is very close. The volcano is about an hour away. The Inn sits on top of a cliff overlooking the Pacific. We fell asleep listening to waves crashing...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I was in town (Hilo) for business and this was definitely the right choice for accommodations. The room was clean and large so we were not trying to maneuver around our luggage. Our October stay was breezy so the cross winds sufficiently cooled the room. Read the Inn's directions carefully so you don't pass it by. The drive to and...

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Salem, Oregon
Reviewed October 28, 2016

My husband and I stayed here one night after a side trip to Hilo from Kona. The grounds are very lush. Our room (#8, Paradise Views) was quite large, with a large shower/toilet room and also had an in-room Jacuzzi. The balcony was good sized with a fantastic view of the coast. Breakfast was plentiful, with local dishes. The Inn...

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Loved the view of the ocean and the grounds were very pretty. Great hospitality and breakfast! Just a little costly room charge and with add-ons like roll away $50, 2 breakfasts $30. Great weekend getaway place for couples, honeymoon, etc.

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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Stayed here 1 night while on the Big Island. Pros: very nice room and bed, plus the view. Great breakfast. Not so much: way far from the beach, no A/C (and no breeze) so fan use was "mandatory" to stay cool. Use insect repellent if you go out on the lanai. Finally, being nit picky: the room safe could not...

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Seattle
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for one night. I am not impressed given we drove from Kona side, the view is good but it's not spectacular. I understand this is a small couple owned business but with amount of money they charge for one night, they can definitely update some pillows, sheets and towels and some furniture. Breakfast was ok,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 2, 2016

we stayed one night and we liked this place a lot. we arrived quite late, driving from Mauna Kea and all arrangements were in place when we arrived. the room was nice and comfortable with an amazing view to the ocean. the breakfast is excellent, all home made and fresh, however not ideal if you have some early plans. the...

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Palms Cliff House agreed to host myself, my wife and our son for two nights (August 18 & 19, 2016). The final arrangements had been made in my presence by the Mauna Lani hotel concierge. We were to have two rooms for two nights: one room on the lower floor (which does not have air conditioning) and one room on...

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Kealaokapua, Owner at The Palms Cliff House Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry there was a misunderstanding with your reservation. Your original reservation was indeed for one night, two rooms; one with air conditioning and one with out. Making changes to an existing reservation using a go between can sometimes cause a misunderstanding. It was explained to the Concierge that the air conditioned room was not available the second night....

Reviewed July 22, 2016

This beautiful Inn has 8 rooms, all of which have breathtaking views. It is situated over a cliff with a gorgeous view over the bay. You can leave just the screen closed and let the ocean lullaby you to sleep. The rooms are large with newly renovated ensuite bathrooms. The beds are very comfortable. Breakfast was ample and delicious. All...

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Kealaokapua, Owner at The Palms Cliff House Inn, responded to this review

THank you so much for your great review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and I have shared your comments with my staff. I hope we will see you again!

New York City, New York
Reviewed July 10, 2016

The Palms Cliff-House is a large house with rooms poised on a cliff a hundred feet above the ocean. The breakfast lanai overlooks the bay, the cliffs, the forests. This side of the Big Island is mostly black lava cliffs and forests, rain clouds and waterfalls. The setting of the house is beautiful. Despite being famed for the rain, we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 3.5 acre private estate offers sweeping ocean views perched ocean side atop a 100 foot cliff. Delicious full breakfasts are included in the regular room rates. Honored in Song and depicted in hula, this inn specializes in catering to couples seeking a quiet and romantic get away that embodies the feeling of the Old Hawaii we all dream about. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms Cliff House Inn

Address: 28-3514 Mamalahoa Hwy, Honomu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96728
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Honomu
Price Range: $216 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Palms Cliff House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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The Palms Cliff House Hotel Honomu
The Palms Cliff Hotel
Palms Cliff Hotel
The Palms Cliff House Inn Hawaii/Honomu
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“The 2nd floor rooms do not have an elevator but likely have a much better ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles S6265DWjeffg, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“We had very loud frogs outside our room all night. Didn't bother us but they were loud!”
 of 5 bubbles SnorkelRagazza, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are ocean facing, try to go for a first floor one (not ground floor)”
 of 5 bubbles LZ_Peter, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites have jacuzzi tubs and larger lanais.”
 of 5 bubbles 249anvitas, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
“Unless you are deaf, opt for the rooms with airconditioning.”
 of 5 bubbles GL_from_NYC, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
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