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The Palms Cliff House Inn

28-3514 Hawaii Belt Road, Honomu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96728
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mike B wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely large room, superb breakfasts, very good people, fantastic location. By far the best place to stay on the Hilo side of the Big Island. It's just a few minutes' drive to Hilo, where there are several good restaurants.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: All the rooms are super.
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tompkid wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions
My wife and I spent 3 days exploring the East side of the island and this facility was a perfect and peaceful place to relax and settle in each day. The historical main house and it's Lanai was a wonderful place to enjoy a delicious island breakfast and start off our day each morning, the room was clean and full of amenities and the view was spectacular. The location is very near several of the areas attractions and the perfect distance from the city to enjoy the available shopping and dining options without having to navigate around the crowds and noise in the evenings. The facility also provided a room refrigerator, beach towels, a large cooler, and good recommendations for attractions, dining, and shopping options in the area. The Palms Cliff House is an all around great place to wind down and base your adventures from.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Sandy L wrote a review Mar 2020
Colorado Springs, Colorado26 contributions10 helpful votes
Surprised us! Despite many strong reviews, did not believe it could be this nice. This Inn was the perfect place to spend our final night on an otherwise busy trip. Located away from the city in a secluded area, it provides a relaxing setting overlooking the ocean. Comfortable rooms with large bathroom/shower, semi-private lanai, beautiful views from every room. Excellent breakfast served outdoors with ocean backdrop (except when cool and rainy, when the meal is moved indoors). Only possible drawback for some would be the distance to a good restaurant -- Hilo is 10 miles away, though the trip was easy. Staff was friendly and welcoming, including a complete tour of the inn on our arrival.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: In our opinion, the middle rooms on the upper floor provided the best views.
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homeinthemountains wrote a review Feb 2020
Albuquerque, New Mexico24 contributions11 helpful votes
We found The Palms Cliff House Inn on Tripadvisor and were thrilled with the view, the accommodations and the hosts: John and Michelle. Every room has an unobstructed view of the ocean. We had everything we needed and the hosts, John and Michelle, made certain that we were comfortable. John was the chef during our visit and breakfast was tremendous as was the view fro the lanai as we enjoyed homemade baked goods, fresh fruit, coffee and juice. The location is 11 miles from the town of Hilo however, it is worth the drive to get away from the hustle and bustle. You will need to go into town for meals so you may want to plan ahead. Should you choose to bring food with you or pick something up in town, there is a microwave in the common room with plates, utensils, ice, etc. The room is only equipped with a fridge and small coffee maker. We had a great walk in the morning towards Akaka Falls Park. We were sad to leave this paradise but also found that two nights allowed us to enjoy the solitude before heading to the Volcano National Park. We love Kona and were also happy we made the choice to visit Hilo and the Palms Cliff House Inn.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Second floor rooms may have a slightly better view.
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katmcgovern wrote a review Feb 2020
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This place is beautiful! The grounds are like a botanical garden! The staff was very friendly. My husband and I had stayed 2 nights in a place north of The Palms Cliff house. Wen we arrived at this lovely hotel, we kicked ourselves for not staying here the full 3 nights!. We enjoyed the large deck. We sat out and watched the stars come out and listened to the surf. The weather was perfect, we left our sliding glass doors open and fell asleep to the sound of the waves. Then watched the sun come up from our bed. The room is decorated beautifully. It was nice to have a refrigerator and coffee maker in the room. The common area was well stocked with plates and knives, wine opener and wine glasses for our Happy Hour on our deck. This place is what I thought the east coast of Hawaii would look like. The breakfast was delicious and way more food than we could eat.
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Date of stay: February 2020
$178 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Palms Cliff House Inn
Which popular attractions are close to The Palms Cliff House Inn?
Nearby attractions include Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve and Garden (4.3 miles), Akaka Falls State Park (3.2 miles), and Honomu Goat Dairy (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Palms Cliff House Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Palms Cliff House Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Palms Cliff House Inn?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Palms Cliff House Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include What's Shakin', Mr. Ed's Bakery, and Low Store.
Does The Palms Cliff House Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.