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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the best place we stayed during all our honey moon. The place is far more than a B&B, as the fact of having a private waterfall makes the experience unique. This waterfall was probably one of the best we saw in Hawaii (and we saw many). Staff is extremely friendly and helpful, and breakfast viewing the waterfall was...

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La Mesa, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Amazing stay! So wonderful to sleep next this beautiful waterfall and relax among these beautiful grounds. Rooms were lovely and staff was super friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this place! Stayed in the maile room for 3 nights and loved it.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful and peaceful location. We stayed in the Hibiscus room, and loved falling asleep to the sound of the waterfall. It really is a lovely place that I'd recommend to some of my friends. I say some, because people who are used to staying at the Hilton and the Marriott, are probably not going to love this...

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Christophe B, Owner at The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls, responded to this review

Alyssa, thank you for your feedback. We completely agree that Kulaniapia's is not for everyone, and appreciate you sharing that perspective. On the beds, all of the rooms have had new memory foam mattresses installed in the last year. Many guests love them, but we have come to accept that we can't make everyone happy with beds, and we are...

Lihue, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of the falls from the house was amazing. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The room was very comfortable and clean. Very relaxing. Continental breakfast with waffles. The living room has a computer and printer for guest use.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn is located in a Macadamia Nut farm/orchard beside a gorgeous waterfall and pool and bamboo gardens - the property is really fantastic. You can collect fallen nuts and crack them open using the nut cracker in the common area. The property looks up towards Mouna Loa, which is nice on the rare days it's visible. The breakfast provided...

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LEBANON
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second stay at the Inn at Kulaniapia Falls. It is located in a very romantic surreal location about 500 feet in elevation above Hilo. The falls is breathtaking. All of the staff are very friendly. To mention a few, Lenny, Lara, and Luanna (hopefully spelled all correctly). The breakfasts are to die for. Try some macadamia nut...

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1Thank RodNLebanon_Oregon
Mercersburg, PA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for architectural perfection, this is not your place. If you want a really beautiful, unique location and a really friendly group of people, it is a great B&B. When we arrived, Laura greeted us outside and got us quickly situated in our room. We stayed in the Residence Suite which was a great room(s). The breakfast area...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful spot and wonderful hostess who makes you as welcome as family. Yes that beautiful waterfall is right there and you can swim or paddle in the pool at the bottom. Groom hiking trails along the water way and through rain forest foliage. We had planned to check in and go back in to Hilo for dinner but...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls is quite the experience. There is a main house with rooms to book, and then there are three standing cottages. We stayed in one of the cottages. While the accommodation are quite basic, the beauty of the area affords it four stars. Quite a drive from the main road though pleasant as the journey takes...

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Banff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who would've guessed it was so great? Yes, the website has good photos, but the atmosphere is unique. It is not a "commercial" spot. In fact, it is "off-grid," with a hydro-electric system powered by the falls. You have to drive on some tiny roads (not dangerous, just tiny) to get there. Once there, it is an oasis. That waterfall...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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. Whether you come for relaxation, adventure or both, nothing quite prepares you for how much you find of each. Those seeking adventure are invited to sign up with the Kulaniapia Adventures team for a guided, 120 foot rappel down our namesake waterfall. Accommodations are provided in several asian inspired buildings providing accommodations ranging from standard/waterfall view rooms and family suites, to fully detached cottages and a Pagoda Guest House with a full kitchen. Enjoy a wholesome, locally sourced breakfast and the big island’s best coffee, all while enjoying the view of our namesake falls each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

Address: 100 Kulaniapia Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2361
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $269 - $451 (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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“3 cottages and main bldg have different occupancy - ask for best fit for your group.”
douglast882, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Jade room, private and cute, shower in the room and view of waterfall from balcony- perfect.”
hsS9343CZ, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the waterfall.”
H20CO2, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Hibiscus room, private covered patio with great view of falls”
kcgray632, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Jada it is the only completely solo house. hibiscus is also very private. Queen and King have good views”
X4983OCjacquelineb, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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