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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 3 September 2013

What a fabulous time! I loved being able to roam the beautiful landscape of this truly slice of heaven. My husband and I stayed three nights which was really not long enough. The laid back atmosphere of self check in makes you feel right at home and the macadamia nut waffles made to order are D-licious! I loved getting up...

Thank Becky D
Chesapeake, VA
Reviewed 22 August 2013

This Inn was a highpoint of our trip to Hawaii! It is way off the beaten path. Although not difficult to find, I was glad that the first time we went was in the daytime. Very quiet,with beautiful trails where we didn't run across any other people. In the evenings, we were serenaded by what seemed to be a million...

Thank i20jc
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We had a great stay in the hibiscus room. The rooms are nice and the grounds are amazing. The breakfast was great with some delicious fresh fruit, and Jasmine was very helpful with pointers for our trip. If you are staying in the Hilo area I would definitely stay here!

Thank callinson8
Wenatchee, Washington
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Amazing location with waterfall and view of Hilo. Bed was super comfy. Food was good, though eggs and waffles may have gotten repetitive if we stayed for more than two nights. Check-in was a little odd as it was self service and we arrived in the rain at night, but we managed to figure it out.

Thank Patricia E
Chapel Hill, NC
Reviewed 8 August 2013

What more can you ask for than a nice room by a spectacular private waterfall a short drive from Hilo and its surrounding sites? The inn is well kept and the staff very non-intrusive. The drive from Hilo is beautiful and takes you through macadamia nut tree groves. The inn itself looks over Hilo and you can see the lights...

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West Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This is a quirky hotel, but if you like something a little bit different, you will enjoy this inn. I wish we had stayed longer; leave yourself some time to swim in the pool at the base of the falls. Don't be put off by the curious approach through private roads and a mac-nut farm to get to the inn...

1Thank Susan F
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 July 2013

W had a lovely time at the Inn. We only stayed for two nights, but managed to explore the grounds/gardens and take a refreshing dip in the pool at the bottom of the falls. Lenny's breakfast spread was terrific! We would definitely stay again.

Thank fffmark
Silicon Valley, CA
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The rooms were a little old, but the property itself is spectacular. We had a room facing the waterfall. We also hiked the trail to the river below. I loved the breakfast, and casual feel of the common areas. It is a little bit of a drive to get there, but it's worth it.

Thank DimSumGirl
Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 26 July 2013

The property at the Inn was everything you could have wanted. Beautiful. Serene. If they could somehow include a black sand beach on the property, you wouldn't need to go anywhere else in Hawaii. The hiking trails are perfect for an early morning stroll or an afternoon dip in the pond at the base of the falls (it is cold...

Thank FloydFarmer26
Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 22 July 2013

My wife and I chose the inn based on other reviewers and they could not have led us to a more amazing location for our honeymoon. Without giving away too much of the mystique of the location, ill just say that the drive from hilo into their property was astounding. In regards to the facilities, it was impeccable. Completely spotless,...

1Thank Ash M

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls sits among 22 lush, natural acres, surrounding Hawaii’s largest privately accessible waterfall. The Kulaniapia experience is like no other, just 15 minutes from town, but completely away. Accommodations are provided in several asian inspired buildings. The residence, which includes our largest family suite, the Jade Cottage with a private covered lanai, the Pagoda Guest House with it’s own kitchen, and the Harmony House with some of the best waterfall views. Breakfast is provided daily and included with your room rate. Enjoy a wholesome, locally sourced breakfast and the big island’s best coffee, all while enjoying the view of our namesake falls each morning. Mention our tripadvisor add and we will give you a 10% discount. (Only when booking directly with us) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

Address: 100 Kulaniapia Dr, P.O. Box 646, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2361
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: RM918 - RM1,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Having a patio is really nice.”
 of 5 bubbles AaronRhodes47, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms in the red building have an amazing view of the falls from the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles BobRadecki, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is for the nature lover- select for the view- Jade Cottage offered privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 2-2th-dox, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the room with a waterfall view!”
 of 5 bubbles ChuckCox, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pagoda, definitely the Pagoda.”
 of 5 bubbles S2427WYjohnm, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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