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Island Goode's

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lleida, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the perfect place to stay in the island. We spent 4 nights and we could visit the main atractions (Volcanoes, Mauna Kea, west coast,...). The owners are awesome and helpful, the rooms are lovely and the Co Qui frogs, well..., you finally miss them! Don't hesitate and choose this amazing place.

Thank Saboredo
Grants Pass, Oregon
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stayed here two nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. The breakfast included fresh fruit that was a delight, great raisin bread and good bagels. The room was immaculate and very comfortable with little noise, except for the normal tone of tree frogs chirping at night that can be helped with white noise via the AC or your own device. It...

Thank 4cents-worth
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Garvin and Laura Goode's B&B just north of Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii was a stroke of luck for my wife and me. Not only were we close to the sights around Hilo, including Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, we weren't too far off the main highway. Ensconced in an extremely clean, well-thought-out apartment situated among palm and banana...

Thank markjunge1943
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This was our third visit to Island Goode's and won't be our last. The Hilo room is perfect with a view of the bay. The fresh fruit in the morning on the lanai listening to the birds and looking at the bay is peaceful. Sleep with the windows open and you can hear natures music (light rain and frogs). The...

1Thank SRL2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My two sisters and I stayed in the Hilo Bay Room and found it perfect! The view of Hilo Bay itself was wonderful. The lanai was spacious, comfortable and so pleasant that we spent time there each day before our excursions. The room is large and clean and perfectly equipped. Garvin and Laura are wonderful. They are welcoming and happy...

Thank esivert
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Island Goode's is a hidden gem! I already knew I loved Hilo when I came with my boyfriend for a staycation from busy Oahu (his first time to the big island). Island Goode's made us want to move here. The third story room in the tower in the trees is absolutely the best place in the world to wake up,...

Thank Julia D
Oceanside, California
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was our second time staying at this bed & breakfast, and it was just as fantastic as the first. The property is stunning, the room is beautiful, and has everything you need. We stayed in the Mauna Kea room, and it was extremely clean. We loved all the little added touches the Goode's had in the room such as...

Thank JNSmith2011
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Looking to stay local with the best hosts we could find, Island Goode's delivered and exceeded expectations. From superbly kept facilities, a beautiful old Hawaiian room and views over Hilo Bay, we could not have wished for more. Laura & Garvan go out of their way to make sure all of their guests are treated to real Hawaiian Hospitality. The...

1Thank OliverTams
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Garvin and Laura (proprietors of the Bed and Breakfast) were the best hosts ever. Our stay at their bed and breakfast was impeccable from the time we arrived to the time we checked out. We stayed in the Hilo Bay Room for two nights. This room was a great choice as it was very spacious and tastefully decorated with an...

1Thank Earl C
Titusville, NJ
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We ended up at Island Goode's after being underwhelmed by the selection of hotels in Hilo - B&B is the way to go in this area. We were given very precise instructions about how to get there, where to park and where to find our room key, so had no problems at all, found our room and were more than...

Thank miss_vicky_08560
Hilo4life, Owner at Island Goode's, responded to this review

Aloha Vicki & Stuart, Thanks for the great review. We are happy that you liked our largest room, “The Mauna Kea Room”. You are correct…the Hotels on this side of the Island do lack luster and B&B’s seem to be the way to go. The lanai for each room is private, but the hammocks are shared. We are a more...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Island Goodes is an Adult Only accommodation and 5 minutes from Hilo, 10 minutes from the Hilo Airport. The perfect location to experience the east side of The Big Island and the Hamakua Coast. We now offer an optional continental breakfast that is detailed on our website and offered only on our website. All 3rd Party reservations are without (NO) breakfast and there is no option upon arrival. Island Goode's is Newer Luxury B&B on a hill overlooking the ocean and Hilo Bay with spectacular views. All rooms have private entry with secure locks. The Hilo Bay, Ginger, Mauna Kea and 3rd story tower in the trees have King Size "Select Comfort" adjustable beds, Private bathrooms, ceiling fan and floor fans in rooms. Some rooms have A/C and flat screen TV's. We are grid-tie solar electric and solar hot water, but always backed up by the utility company. Sparkling clean! Each room has a private Lanai. Large Gazebo with Hot Tub and BBQ over looking the Ocean and Hilo Bay. Very private 6 acre estate, tropically landscaped with exotic palms and fruit trees. NEW ADDITION: "The Tower in The Trees" 3 Story tower with awesome views of the Ocean, Hilo Bay and Mauna Kea. The 3rd story room is the only room that has stairs to climb, so pack light if staying in this elevated and exciting room. The 1st story has no stairs. The 1st Story is our smallest room (but cozy) and has an ocean view (Queen Size "Sleep Number" Bed). The Tower Rooms have private entry, private bath (walk-in shower only). Large windows for trade wind breezes, no air conditioning in The Tower Rooms. Children are restricted. 18 years old and above allowed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Goode's

Address: 27-2365 Mamalahoa Highway, Papaikou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96781
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Papaikou
Price Range: RM408 - RM692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Goode's 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We were on the ground floor.”
4cents-worth, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was small but well-designed with large windows framing palm trees”
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  • View from ground level near room
markjunge1943, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hilo Bay room has the best view and the largest lanai, with the exception of the tower rooms, which cannot accommodate three people.”
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  • Lanai of Hilo Bay Room
  • Hilo Bay Room Lanai
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esivert, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We liked Mauna Loa - it's very spacious and a little more private than the others.”
miss_vicky_08560, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check out the website for a description of the rooms.”
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WarrenF571, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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