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Sidney, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quiet setting on the hill above Captain Cook monument, beautiful sunset on the verandah, great breakfast with fresh local fruit. Efficient owners and good service. I recommend staying a couple nights to relax or go snorkeling at Keakekua bay by Captain Cook monument, it is 2 km from the trailhead. To be fair, the breakfast is great but the coffee... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the cottage which was cozy and very comfortable. Being up a long driveway from the road meant a very quiet night's sleep. Despite the vog, the view from the property was unreal. There's a hot tub to enjoy the sunset from and a solar powered outdoor shower to rinse off in. Hannah was super friendly and helpful,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This plantation turned into a B&B deserves an award ! The huge house makes you travel back in time. Greg welcomes you with warm home made mac nuts brownies. You could spend hours relaxing on the terrasse, contemplating the garden, the valley and the sea, while drinking a cup of the plantation coffee. Rooms are arranged with taste, personalized and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful property and rooms near Captain Cook. Short drive to Two Step or Captain Cook for snorkeling or kayaking. About 20 min to Kona. The breakfasts are amazing! They grow their own coffee and serve fresh fruit from their property. Michael and Hannah are lovely and helpful. We didn't meet Greg. They have plenty of towels, beach chairs, etc for... More 

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Thank Eden K
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17 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hawaiian home away from home...as unique a place to stay on the Big Island as the Big Island is unique! The hospitality, fabulous hosts, exquisite breakfasts (farm to table, tailored to your needs), amazing facilities, cozy, breathtaking views, and real family and welcoming atmosphere!! We love Michael, Greg, Hannah and Kula!

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little concerned when I booked Ka'ava Loa as it is far from the beach, but as soon as we walked in the lovely open entrance we were transformed. The lodge is at the higher part of the hill overlooking the beach plain pretty near the Place of Refuge. Tropical birds and frogs call through the evening breezes... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is truly the best place to stay on the Big Island. I was at the Royal Hawaiian on Oahu shortly before arriving here, and Ka'awa Loa was honestly much better. Beyond the insanely reasonable price, you are provided with a superb breakfast spread each morning that incorporates tropical fruit and fresh Kona coffee from their plantation. You then have... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place! We usually stay in boutique luxury hotels, but I have to say this gives many of them a run for their money. Michael is hilarious, a fabulous host, excellent chef and has lots of great recommendations for eating out and activities. We stayed in the suite which was huge, comfortable and had everything you could possibly... More 

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Thank Eastrop
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

My wife and I came here for one night by chance during our honeymoon trip in Hawaii. The moment we set foot on the property, we immediately asked Michael if they have availability for an additional night. We loved it. The property itself is gorgeous. We stayed in the Suite which is spacious and beautifully styled. The entire guest house... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We spent a total of four nights here -- one in the garden room and three in the main suite. Based on the description, I was expecting the garden room to be small and cramped. It wasn't in the slightest. It was a large room with a adjoining toilet. If you do stay in the garden room, make sure you... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sophisticated, plantation-style B&B ideally located directly above Kealakekua Bay. Offers luxury amenities such as an outdoor hot tub, a traditional Hawaiian cedar steam, outdoor lava rock showers, a wrap-around lanai with a Hawaiian daybed, a fireplace, and an unobstructed view of the South Kona coastline! The perfect place to base your Big Island adventures! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ka'awa Loa Plantation

Address: PO Box 1280, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-1280
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Captain Cook
Price Range: RM647 - RM1,005 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ka'awa Loa Plantation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Upstairs seems best”
 of 5 bubbles W2110EQlouiseb, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every room has a view and/or something special to offer”
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“the bottom floor suite is fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgesHenri, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Splurge on the downstairs suite - it is worth it!”
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“North West corner upstairs or the South downstairs suite”
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