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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a reasonably priced place to stay in Waimea and don't expect anything fancy, check out Kamuela Inn. Our room was nice and comfortable but on the small side - the queen size bed took up a large portion of the room. Bathroom was decent but nothing to write home about. We did not have any... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Aloha Outmoded, Thank you for your kind words. May I suggest a second floor unit if it's the view you're looking for. Our beautiful mountain, Mauna Kea, can be clearly viewed on a vog-less day from the center island, or from the second floor walkways. As part of the on-going renovations, we hope to create a more relaxing outdoor area... More 

Pahoa, Hawaii
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our overnighter in a standard not yet renovated room! The bed was so comfy and the continental breakfast was generous and fresh! Staff was friendly...A good stopover for kamaiinas traversing the island!

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo Nancy S! Our standard rooms are perfect for that quick overnight trip. Please visit again and try one of our larger renovated rooms, but be sure to stay for a few more days. Our paniolo town has so much to offer-great restaurants and shops, ranch and farm tours, and we especially proud of the fabulous line-up at Kahilu Theatre... More 

Kauai, Hawaii
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Last minute we decided to stay in Waimea so we searched Tripadvisor and reserved the Kamuela Inn. Not knowing what to expect we were so pleasantly surprised by our darling newly renovated room. It was so nice and the bed and sheets were so comfortable. I love it and would recommend to anyone staying in Waimea. Have been sharing our... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Aloha LisaY808, Thank you kindly for your honest review. Your comment about the coffee helped me decide if we should change to a different brand or not. I'm thankful that you had an enjoyable experience in our newly renovated room. It is our hope that all our rooms will be fully renovated by late 2017! In the meantime, all our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Relaxed! I'd spent the week circumnavigating the Island, ending in Kona. Bad experiences in booking a room there, then a crap room along with the tourist trap atmosphere had my anxiety at a high. Even though Waimea was out of the way and I was not guaranteed a refund for my unused night at the crappy Kona place, I booked... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Aloha Kendall N! I distinctly remember your stay with us and am thankful that you stopped by my desk to share your comments in person. Loren is one of our valued team members serving that very example of "Aloha" that you speak about. In Hawaii, it is our culture to treat our guests like family, so welcome to our ohana.... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We came to Kamuela to see the historic July 4th Rodeo and Horse Races at Parker Ranch (a lot of fun!). Our room was newly renovated on the 2nd floor. I loved the country touches of horse shoe towel bars, mason jar chandeliers and barn door bathroom door. The cool mountain breezes wafting through our open windows were heavenly. We... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, General Manager at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Aloha Cabbage808! Thank you for such a gracious review. It's been our goal with renovations to bring back some of the old paniolo atmosphere with modern amenities. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed much of what our cowboy country town has to offer. Make plans to visit again in early February as the pink cherry blossoms... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Kamuela Inn for the Cherry Blossom Festival. They were in the process of renovating rooms so I got to see the old (oh dear) and the fabulous new. Very reasonable rates. Staff was very accommodating for our 9:30 PM arrival. Breakfast was simple, but very adequate. Even had sprigs of cherry blossoms to decorate the tables.... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Are you already booking a room or suite for Waimea's Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, February 4, 2017? The buzz is out that Kamuela Inn is THE place to stay to enjoy this all day event! As part of our renovations in 2017, we hope to move our authentic Japanese Tea House to our front lawn for more to... More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I loved staying in Waimea! It was cooler than either coast, and lovely to come home to after a day on Hilo side or Kona side. Maunea Kea looms in the sky. No-frills kind of place, but a nice spread in the AM (bagels, mango butter, yogurt, fresh fruit, oatmeal, hard-boiled eggs). Really nice staff. I was in Penthouse 2,... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

We thoroughly enjoyed the Beachcomber's Conference guests! Thank you for your patience as we continue to remodel our 1960's property. See you at the next conference in Hawaii! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

If you find yourself on Hawaii's Big Island and venture north you will be surprised to find green rolling hills, ranches, and live stock. It is Hawaii's "cowboy country". A fascinating part of the island's rich history. While on a cycling tour around the island, with Adventure Cycling Association, our group of a dozen or so stayed at a newly... More 

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KamuelaInn96743, Innkeeper at Kamuela Inn, responded to this review

Aloha Bob-Susan_NY! Mahalo for your fantastically glowing review of Kamuela Inn. It's rewarding to see the positive response from our guests that "get" the feel of our lovely town. It truly is rich in history and we hope to showcase more of it with our paniolo themed renovations. Be sure to visit again. Until then...a hui hou! More 

Sunnyvale, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I stayed in "Penthouse 1" of the Kamuela Inn, and was thoroughly pleased with the choice. The room itself was plenty large, and the big window along the front gave a 180 view to the south of the surrounding town of Waimea/Kamuela. A big, private lanai was positioned facing west. This Lanai was a place I returned to repeatedly during... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

My wife and I stayed here one night because I was having same day surgery at the local hospital, a mile away, and could not drive back to Kona that day. Be aware that this is a 1950's era motel-type accomodation, not a resort. Our ground floor room was small but clean; the walls were concrete block, which made it... More 

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Additional Information about Kamuela Inn

Address: 65-1300 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Waimea
Price Range: $108 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Kamuela Hotel Waimea
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