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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed August 1, 2011

I came here with my wife and daughter. It was quite the gem. Irene was very informative about the area. I only wish we had a few more days to stay there. So much more to see. The grounds are just absolutely gorgeous. The breakfast was simple and mostly all from the property. The frogs at night made me sleep...

Thank Gerald0927
San Francisco, California
Reviewed July 18, 2011

Delightful. Irena was charming and all was wonderful. Especially liked the cats and chickens who mingled with us on the grounds. Breakfast was made from fresh eggs from the chicks and accompanied by local fruits and juices and home made bread. Lovely!

Thank KnancyPshaw
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed May 1, 2011

This place is a gem- in a plantation style house with clean whitewashed rooms, nice patio overlooking a gorgeous property of jungle and Macadamia trees. Irene makes you feel right at home and it's a great spot to explore the Puna Region.

1Thank gravywolf
Reviewed March 27, 2011

Looking for a typical Hawaii luxury hotel with manicured lawns and $25 breakfasts? Then avoid the Lava Tree Tropic Inn and leave it for us who want to enjoy real Hawaii. Wonderfully located in the tropical countryside of the Puna region of the Big Island, Lava Tree Tropic Inn features beautiful gardens, fruit trees and mac nut trees all lovingly...

2Thank wlb23
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed March 24, 2011

We wanted to explore the Puna region since we had not been to that area on previous visits. This was the perfect place to stay to explore the area - convenient to Hilo, Mauna Kea, lava flows, snorkeling, hot pools, and charming backroads. Irene is a wonderful host - great cook, tour guide, and straightforward buisness woman. Enjoy the gorgeous...

Thank 1Little_Rebel
Reviewed February 26, 2011

Our choice of staying at the Lava Tree Inn, was a perfect one. We wanted a safe, clean, convenient accommodation to explore the Puna area of Hawaii....and we got it. We were surrounded by tropical foilage and fruit bearing trees. It is the perfect place to stay if you plan to explore the active lava flows on the island. (take...

1Thank beento50
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 25, 2011

the Puna region of the Big Island is considered laid-back and slightly quirky with "real" people. Lava Tree Tropic Inn is a perfect reflection of this. The owner, Irene, is genuine, friendly, and has embraced her Hawaii with enthusiasm. The Inn is in the countryside with beautiful gardens and fruit trees of all types. Cats and chickens roam freely and...

Thank barbsolutions
Poway, California
Reviewed December 8, 2010

Hostess, Irene, is very nice... Home is well maintained. Irene took us to the hot pools in the morning which was very nice. Her breakfast was absolutely outstanding and she is a very gracious hostess, as other reviewers have mentioned. However, since I rely on web site reviews to be honest in order to make decisions on where I will...

3Thank androyd
incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

The roosters were a problem for the last few weeks and we were working on relocating them (not fast enough for your sake, :D), but since this report, they have been removed. I have had the privilege of hosting guests here for almost nine years, and in all that time have never put anything but freshly cleaned linens on every...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed December 4, 2010

We booked at the last minute for the Lava Tree Tropic Inn and the Inns owner, Irene, accommodated us with ease. The home is very nice and set among lovely gardens of flowering tropical plants and fruit trees. During our stay the avocados were plentiful. The rooms were basic but comfortable. Bathrooms are shared and right across the hallway, but...

Thank Albatross37
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed December 3, 2010

Lava Tree Tropic Inn is one of those obscure gems that you run across when traveling. It is located on 5 lush acres adjacent to Lava Tree State Park in the heart of Puna, an area as exotic as it sounds. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. The breakfasts of homemade bread and local tropical fruit were incredible. in...

1Thank squashace
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lava Tree Tropic Inn B&B has a wrap-around lanai (verandah) with three separate sitting areas where you can enjoy your morning coffee, relax with a good book, or just sit and take pleasure in the view. Rooms are nicely decorated and comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lava Tree Tropic Inn

Address: Lava Tree State Park #3, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Pahoa
Price Range: $118 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lava Tree Tropic Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The master suite has a private bathroom and balcony. The Twin Bed Room is huge with a shared balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles X9136GBmichaels, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Oliverjulian, Feb 21, 2017 | Read review
“if you would like a private bath, choose the orchid room”
 of 5 bubbles jillphoenix1948, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“Go for the orchid room if you need a private bathroom”
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 of 5 bubbles I4733BWroberta, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“If it is crowded, opt for the larger room in the corner!”
 of 5 bubbles robertfE6513IL, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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