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Lai Nani Resort

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Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

As nice as the place was it is completely self service. Which means bring your own breakfast things as the closest store is not within walking distance. A car is a must! It is 30minutes drive from Hilo. There is a small fridge with a freezer compartment. A coffee machine, toaster and a microwave. Outside there is a propane grill...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We had a bungalow all to ourselves. Beautiful views. Our own lanai with our own grill. A great kitchenette we used frequently. The room is quite large. The bathroom was perfect. The bed was super comfortable. So much so, that we pulled up the sheets to see who made it (tempur-pedic), because we'll likely get one too. The staff was...

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New England
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Everything about Lai Nani was amazing. If you want time away from the hustle & bustle, this is where you need to go. I watched the sun rise every morning, enjoying a cup of coffee in the gazebo! Outdoor grill, heated pool, Jacuzzi, private, private, private! It was a perfect way to end our trip to the Hawaiian Islands!

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Our family stayed few nights in one of Lai Nani's bungalows and I must say this was closest to a paradise I have experienced so far. Many times we even had the pool all to ourselves. The kitchen in the bungalow is tiny but you can bbq in the area in front of the bungalow. The nature is so near!...

Thank cinna665
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We went to Hawaii 2 weeks ago for our honeymoon, and our first stop was at Big Island. We stayed at Lai Nani for 5 days 4 nights, and it was one of our most enjoyable stays. The place is run and managed by Cory and his team. They did a fantastic job in keeping the place neat and tidy....

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Denver, CO
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My wife and I spent three relaxing days at Lai Nani Resort and are very glad we learned about it on Trip Advisor in time to book it. There are only three bungalows, each with a patio and propane grill, and the grounds include a pool, hot tub, and a beautiful gazebo looking out to the ocean, and are beautifully...

1Thank mehorst
houston, texas
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Great room for our visit. It had a king bed with a pull out sofa so perfect for the 3 of us. It had a full sized refrigerator so we brought left overs from dinner home and had them for breakfast. The pool was relaxing and they provided plastic cups to being beverages to the pool. You could sit and...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 February 2015

I have stayed at Lai Nani many times over the past two years. In reading the reviews below, I feel it might be helpful to describe why Lai Nani is such a special "Resort" to clear expectations. If by "Resort" one is referring to large upscale places with lots of facilities, activities, and "reputations", you won't find this at Lai...

1Thank waynecwlau
Sevilla La Nueva, Spain
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Lai Nani Resort in Jan 2015 for over a week and really enjoyed myself. The rooms are clean, the property is beautiful overlooking the ocean, and the owner Corey was very hospitable. I think a person/traveler should feel blessed and grateful for the experience instead of having expectations that lead to negativity. So I say bravo to...

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 3 December 2014

My wife and I spent two nights here on our honeymoon. The setting is gorgeous for a sunrise - set on the cliffs of the Big Island (not too close). We arrived late at night, it was out of the way, a few miles outside of Hilo. If you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy time with your...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lai Nani is an oceanfront estate on the Hamakua coast of the Big Island of Hawai'i. We offer a quiet, remote, botanical setting 20 minutes from Hilo. This is a private residence which offers 3 separate bungalow style villas with stunning ocean views. We create an environment for the traveler who wishes to experience Aloha without the tourist resort hype. This is quintessential hawaiian living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lai Nani Resort

Address: 31-212 Hawaii Belt Rd, Highway 19, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hakalau
Price Range: RM885 - RM1,214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lai Nani Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“I'd suggest bungalow 1 or 2. While 3 was awesome, the other two are much closer to the water.”
CeliacTraveler57, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 bungalows there, so there's a great view from everywhere!”
LizzyFan, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Request for the bungalow nearest to the sea”
crazy12234, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get a room around the pool.”
mehorst, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are only two separate Gazebo rooms and one regular room. Choose the Gazebo rooms if you can afford it.”
waynecwlau, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
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