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Victoria, BC
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Our family of four stayed in Yoshi's house in March, and it was the highlight of our stay on the big island. Christie was extremely helpful in answering any initial questions we had and setting everything up. We arrived very late at night to a beautiful house and we felt at home almost immediately. Jackie was there the next morning...

Thank RosewoodTamper
Southlake, Texas
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I am remiss in writing this review. My wife and I were fortunate enough to spend a wonderful week at Puakea Ranch and in Yoshi's House the end of January. Christie was amazing to work with, 100% positive and prompt with her responses. We had total privacy, and enjoyed the pool very much The bath house was fantastic. We loved...

Thank Mark S
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stay at a lot of rental homes throughout the U.S., and my wife and I agree this is the best so far. Mind you, we had our reservations at first because too many good reviews sometimes leave doubt. The Ranch has 5 units to choose from; we stayed in what is known as the Cowboy House (which at one...

1Thank Doug S
Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you want an authentic Hawaiian experience in an unforgettable setting and with great amenities, not a resort that could be anywhere, Puakea Ranch is the place to go. We stayed in Yoshi's House, gazed at sunsets from the front lanai and the south coast of Maui from the rear lania. We grilled nearly every night, bathed in our dedicated...

Thank Hilary S
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I might regret this -- this positively reviewing such a gloriously discreet bastion of beauty, tranquility, and elegant grace. For Puakea Ranch is our spot to vacation and we'd hate to lose our rental spot to more tourists! We dream all year about our few weeks at Yoshi's House or Miles Away as we work here in Wine Country. I'd...

Thank Abigail B
Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We will be staying at Puakea in March for our anniversary in March, but we have been trying to stay there each March for the last three years. I had read about the Ranch in the Big Island newspaper, and when we saw a stay as an auction item for Hawaiian Islands Land Trust we bought it outright!! Unfortunately for...

1Thank bacation2
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

As empty nesters, we had been looking for a special place to take our grown kids for a family vacation. We had stayed at the Kona Village resort for many years and loved the "old Hawaii" feel. When it was destroyed in the tsunami a few years ago we were afraid we would never find another place in Hawaii that...

Thank Bilbo7
Petaluma, California
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had such a lovely time staying in the James Cottage at Puakea Ranch. What a special place, we didn't want to leave. The cottage was very comfortable, sparkling clean, and had nice crisp white sheets. The property is gorgeous, peaceful and relaxing. Every morning we had our breakfast of fresh papaya picked from the nearby trees and farm fresh...

Thank Annaliese Q
San Diego, California
Reviewed 30 September 2015

My family and I had the most amazing time at Puakea Ranch! The cottages where very clean and had first rate finishes. The grounds where well groomed, but not overly manicured, with many paths to explore. We especially loved the garden from which we picked for our nightly dinners from. My toddler son enjoyed the play room with many toys...

Thank David C
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 August 2015

You simply haven't lived until you've stayed at Puakea Ranch. We had the pleasure to stay in Yoshi's House and Miles Away cottages, both appointed with private swimming pools and bathhouses. Quiet, comfortable and secluded, Yoshi's house offers lanai-style living, easy kitchen, a full bath indoors and full bath house. We could have stayed forever! Located near Hawi Town on...

2Thank rebeccagrayce

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Puakea Ranch

Address: 56-2864 Akoni Pule Hwy, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hawi
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Puakea Ranch Hotel Hawi
Puakea Ranch Hawi, Hawaii
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“I think most cost effective if you can rent one of the larger cottages with a few people”
 of 5 bubbles susiemay, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the cottage that best fits your needs - Yoshi's, Cowboy, Miles Away, or James”
 of 5 bubbles dorothyk320, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No AC. Cowboy House has an extra room with indoor bath for additional couple. Miles Away best for Bride & Groom”
 of 5 bubbles pasbonsimon, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Yoshi's was tops but all houses on the Ranch are fantastic I'm sure”
 of 5 bubbles N349RNmarks, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“While we didn't see the other units, our guess is that all would meet the same quality standards found in the Cowboy House.”
  • One of the best sunsets ever; photos shot within a 100 ft. of the home where we stayed.
  • Front of the Cowboy House. View of Pacific Ocean where we saw whales every day.
 of 5 bubbles dougs144, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
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