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Hale Ho'ola B&B

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North Of Boston
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24 reviews
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Elma is a wonderful cook and a wonderful person who goes above and beyond what is expected to be a great host as does Carl. We enjoyed talking with both of them. Very interesting couple. The property has a bit of a musty odor but I think that is to be expected as it is almost set in a rainforest;... More 

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Installed grab bars getting into tub.. shower is in the tub.. Tub is raised there is a step. The bars make its, safe. Still the whole place requires some flexibility, the path to the breakfast lanai leads to the second level for the sweeping ocean view. We are small, no elevators, escalators. More 

St. John's, NL
2 reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I am going to admit- I mostly booked this place because many reviews mentioned the amazing breakfasts and they sounded too good to pass up. We were not disappointed!! Elma cooks up an amazing spread with local coffee (you are in coffee country after all), amazing fresh fruit, muffins, juice.... etc. On top of that you get to enjoy it... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

We stood there 3 nights in May 2015 and it was a very pleasant stay. Carl and Elma are very caring. The rooms are clean and there's a beautiful view to the ocean. We loved watching the sunset from our own balcony. Every morning Elma prepared a very delicious breakfast and there was always coffee, tea and juices. We would... More 

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Wilsonville, Alabama
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3 reviews
Reviewed June 14, 2016

While traveling around the Island, Hale Ho'ola B&B provided the perfect stop on our way from Volcano National Park to Kona. Our room, which was clean and comfortable, had a private lanai and was furnished with everything to make our visit complete. Carl and Elma went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and welcomed in their home.... More 

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Wilsonville, Alabama
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2016

This B&B had everything we wanted. Good sleep, good breakfast, good views, and wonderful hosts. Coffee was excellent and always available. We especially enjoyed breakfast on the lanai with views of the ocean. Carl and Elma went above and beyond what was expected. Carl even let us use his snorkel equipment to snorkel at Two Step. Saw many tropical fish... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

Very decently priced B&B run by especially helpful and accommodating owners. Particular highlight: the scenic beachfront breakfast on the sunny porch (you can watch colourful geckos cleaning up the remainders of your guave juice 😀). Carl gave us priceless insights into the top local snorkeling spots and beaches - thanks to that we even had the opportunity to swim with... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at hale hoola. We don't know Bob and Mary but we know Elma and Carl. Both were very cooperative, obliging and hospitable. We felt well cared for! The property is starting to show it's age but everything was insofar clean. It is good situated and very well reachable with a rental car. The breakfast was delicious... More 

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Washington Township, New Jersey
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Reviewed April 23, 2016

My wife and I stayed a week at Hale-Hoola after being on Kauai'i for a week. Elma and Carl are the perfect hosts, both interesting and great sense of humor. Elma is turning Hale-Hoola into a flora wonderland. The property already has papaya and bananas. We lingered at breakfast enjoying other guests in addition to Elma and Carl. Our room... More 

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Tofino, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed April 14, 2016

This was our second visit to Hale Ho'ola B&B and we didn't think twice before coming here. The home is immaculate, the hosts (Carl & Elma) are very kind and welcoming, offering a delicious breakfast each morning of our 8 day stay. The beaches are nearby and we enjoyed snorkelling with Spinner Dolphins, turtles, eels and colourful fish. We would... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed February 7, 2016

A quiet stop on the south highway with ocean view & accommodating hosts! The new owners have quickly achieved a lovely retreat. We stayed for four nights & greatly enjoyed the breakfasts & the service provided by the hosts.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hale-Ho'Ola B&B is 20 miles South of Kailua on the Big Island. It is a two story plantation style house nestled among tropical plants & flowers, offering a panoramic view of the ocean & unforgettable sunsets. South Kona has the Old Hawaiian flavor, with countryside, coffee farms & quaint little towns. Within 10 mins of:-Snorkeling & Swimming Beaches-with dolphins & turtles-Famous Painted Church-Place of Refuge Historic Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hale Ho'ola B&B

Address: 85-4577 Mamalahoa Hwy, Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8500
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Honaunau
Price Range: $139 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hale Ho'ola B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All views are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles RJoan, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean looking over a pasture.”
 of 5 bubbles edsharpless05, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have a great lanai.”
 of 5 bubbles marypatterson324, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
“As far as I could tell, all three suites in this B&B were equally good.”
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 of 5 bubbles APGTraveler, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“Kailua-Kona, Kona, Captain Cook, Big Island, Manta Rays”
 of 5 bubbles kellya814, Jun 29, 2015 | Read review
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