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I booked an 8 night stay at Kirpal complete with morning yoga, breakfast, and dinner. Hawaii is quite expensive so as a budget traveller I was excited to find someplace that is affordable and that also operates as an ecologically responsible retreat. They use solar...More
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Response from KMEC H, Manager at Kirpal Meditation and Ecological CenterResponded 3 weeks ago
Aloha and Mahalo (thank you) for your review! We are excited to hear you enjoyed our amenities, including the morning Yoga sessions, our organic, locally sourced meals and wonderfully caring staff of international travelers!
We love the relaxing and peaceful atmosphere of the fresh Hawaiian...More
After booking and paying in full in August we were literally told on Christmas morning that there was no space and we needed to find rooms elsewhere. The bad news started when we arrived and were told our accommodations were not built yet and we...More
This was my third stay there and I don't know if they are concentrating on growth too much but my experience was definitely better before! I had a small cabin called Milo and right next to the cabin they were building more cabins and since...More
Was here for a yoga immersion. Researched prior to booking and was shocked upon arrival as the facilities are very rundown compared to the photos online. My bed pillow had horrible BO and it took 3 days for a replacement which my yoga teacher double...More
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Response from KMEC H, Manager at Kirpal Meditation and Ecological CenterResponded November 4, 2017
We're very sorry that you had such a negative experience here, Lisa!
We would first need to point out that you were here to attend a 16 day Yoga Teacher Training Course organized, marketed, and run by Yandara Yoga Institute. A group that has...More
KMEC is located on the southeast part of the island, which is also more local (vs. the Kona area that has all of the big-name stores that you can find in other cities). The entrance sign is small, which made us pass it up. Keep...More
Aloha, Thanks for your question. KOA is on the west side of the island and is about 2.5 hours from KMEC. The fastest way to get across the island is Saddle road. Our office closes at 8 pm, you will need to notify us prior to... More
Aloha, Thanks for your question. KOA is on the west side of the island and is about 2.5 hours from KMEC. The fastest way to get across the island is Saddle road. Our office closes at 8 pm, you will need to notify us prior to arriving if you will be later than this.
Feel free to call us or email us with any questions.