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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had such a fantastic stay at the Lava Tree recently. I loved how comfortable the host, Irene, made it feel. I would stay there again. I enjoyed the people and the grounds around the Inn. Mahalo Irene!

Thank Maureen D
incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

aloha Maureen, mahalo nui to take the time to write the review...I am happy that you liked it and felt comfortable...that's the whole idea....:) I hope to see you again sometimes...best regards and happy holiday season...irene More 

Canmore, Canada
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was a state-of-the-art 5 bedroom home built in the early 1980's. It is not a modern house, nor is it a hotel. There is a 350 meter long single car track leading to the property, then a massive gate to slide open (and close), and a long curved driveway leading to the house. Irene prepares freshly squeezed starfruit juice... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here because it's close to the lava flow and were pleasantly surprised. It's in a beautiful setting in the forest with incredible nighttime wildlife sounds. The owner is very friendly and cooks a great fresh breakfast with eggs from her own chickens and fruit from her own trees.

1 Thank mooses4me
Florianopolis, SC
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I have stayed in Lava Tree Tropic Inn with my husband and a friend for a week in Aug 2016 and it was awesome! The inn is located in a forest area in the Pahoa aera, just by the Lava Tree State Park. It's a not a fancy chain hotel, but, in my opinion, much better than that. We felt... More 

Thank I4733BWroberta
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

First of all this was my first time staying in someone else home. I had the most wonderful experience staying with Irene! When we arrived (During Tropical Storm Darby) Irene greeted us and showed us to our room and gave a quick tour of her home. My friend and I were the only guest (because of the storm) she asked... More 

Thank Forrest O
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Been here twice in the past 8 months and what a great place. Hidden behind Lava Tree State Park which allows for a quiet paradise. Great tropical foil age, fruit trees galore and an all natural breakfast prepared by Irene, the owner which is a surprise each morning as you sit on the veranda and watch the free range chickens... More 

1 Thank Robert F
incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

mahalo nui Robert to take your time to write a comment....also to enjoy your stay with us...hope to see you again soon...lots of fruits ripening right now...Diane also says aloha, best regards, irene More 

Prospect, Connecticut
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7 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The owner and operator, Irene, was fantastic! Excellent food and hospitality. Good location right by Lava Tree Park. Irene was very accommodating for our late arrival. If you do not mind a rooster not knowing what time it is, removing your shoes to protect the beautiful wood floors and a very uneven driveway-this place is for you! We had a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a difficult review to write, simply because there were a broadly equal number of good points to development areas. Let me begin by saying that the photos on the website bear little resemblance to the inn. To say that they have been "beautified" would be an understatement. Yet that said, the inn had a huge amount of character... More 

Thank Robin K
Battle Ground, Washington
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

We had a lovely stay at the Inn and Irene was a lovely hostess. We loved the house, the gorgeous wood floors and the wonderful balcony bedroom. We truly felt as though we were in a tropical jungle with wonderful, comfortable amenities. If you like the sounds of the frogs, tropical birds and sights of the orchards, African Tulip Tree... More 

Thank Patty L
Beijing, China
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We were there one week ago and I think words cannot describe the beauty!!! The B&B is located in the middle of a tropic garden , surrounded by flowers and Palm trees, and in the evening you can hear the birds' chirping!!! I regret I didn't spend one more week! The house is comfortable and clean and you can breathe... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lava Tree Tropic Inn B&B has a wrap-around lanai (verandah) with three separate sitting areas where you can enjoy your morning coffee, relax with a good book, or just sit and take pleasure in the view. Rooms are nicely decorated and comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lava Tree Tropic Inn

Address: Lava Tree State Park #3, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Pahoa
Price Range: RM525 - RM627 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lava Tree Tropic Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Go for the orchid room if you need a private bathroom”
  • The Heliconia room
  • The Bougainvillea room
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 of 5 bubbles I4733BWroberta, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If it is crowded, opt for the larger room in the corner!”
 of 5 bubbles robertfE6513IL, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have great amenities - either a balcony or a view of Mauna Kea”
 of 5 bubbles pattyl2014, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We saw all roomes. Each of them where good. One is with bathroom, the others with a shared bath and toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles 735herbertg, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room has a lovely view.”
 of 5 bubbles janeo100, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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