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Ancram, NY
Reviewed 24 February 2015

The Island Goode’s bed and breakfast is well known for its superb morning meals, but there is more to it than that. The hospitality of Laura and Garvin make it a special place, and it's convenient to the center of Hilo. The hosts go out of their way to accommodate you in every way—travel information and prompt personal service. The...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2015

My daughter, son-in-law, wife and I stayed a few nights at Island Goode's in late Jan 2015. For my wife and me, this is our first B&B and we do not know what to expect. We were blown away by the personal services provided by Laura & Garvin at breakfast. Fresh papaya, star-fruits, pineapple, passion fruits, and banana which were...

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Hawaii
Reviewed 31 January 2015

I stayed in the Mauna Kea room. It was very spacious and comfortable with a king-size bed, comfy sofas (2) and modern restroom facilities. There are hammocks to lounge in and a jacuzzi to soak in. It is only 4 miles out of Hilo and has a lovely view of Hilo Bay. It is a short easy drive into town.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We stayed at Island Goode's for 3 nights and really enjoyed the location, the view, service and the wonderful breakfast. Garvin is extremely helpful and knowledgable about sightseeing activities and travel logisticts. Laura's breakfast was amazing! Each morning we'd get a generous portion and varieties of fruits(pineapple, papaya, pasion fruit, apple bananas), most of which come from their own fruit...

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 January 2015

My family loved our few nights' stay at Island Goode's while visiting the Hilo area in late December. Our rooms were extremely comfortable, quiet, and clean, the breakfasts were fabulous, and the views were lovely. The guava French toast was so yummy that we went to the bakery (about an hour away) and got a loaf of the bread to...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Thanks to Trip Advisor we found Island Goode's. It really should be called Island Bests. I was sad about leaving Kona behind - the sun, the beach, the great Bed and Breakfast (that didn't serve breakfast!). But when Garvin met us at Island Goode's I quickly became excited for our four-night stay with him. The property is beautiful - farm...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We started our mornings with a luxurious dip in the hot tub, followed by an amazing breakfast with fruit off trees on the property. Relaxing, comfortable, clean, wonderful hammocks, chairs on a shaded porch with views of the ocean and Mauna Kea. Spacious and pristine room. Sleep number bed with a great touch as we each prefer different hardness of...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We stayed here for four nights and had a wonderful time! The breakfast was amazing each and every morning! Our favorite was the day we got to "sneak" and eat on the Hilo Bay room lanai as no one else was there that day. That room has a wonderful view of the bay! We stayed in the Mauna Kea room...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Had to stay over in Hilo for the night and contacted Island Goode's. Since I was leaving early in the morning and arriving after 7 pm they put my breakfast in the room for me. This is a very nice location just outside of Hilo and the room was large with all the amenities I needed. Great nights sleep on...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Let me add to the chorus of appreciation for this lovely oasis of peace and beauty. No reason to stay in Hilo - this is just 10 minutes from town, but feels quite away from it all. If you choose the Hilo Bay room, you'll have a lovely view, or if you choose our room, the Mauna Kea, you'll have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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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: RM651 - RM1,159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Goode's 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Our room was small but well-designed with large windows framing palm trees”
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 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles esivert, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We liked Mauna Loa - it's very spacious and a little more private than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles miss_vicky_08560, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check out the website for a description of the rooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles WarrenF571, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A table for our breakfast and two hammocks were located right outside the door of our Ginger room. The hot tub was just across the yard.”
 of 5 bubbles mom2saurus, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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