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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an exceptional location...close enough to all he attractions, but a peaceful, quiet rural location with a spectacular view over Kona and out to the ocean. Our Gardenia suite was perfect... sitting room with wrap around views and a large, comfortable bedroom and bathroom. The Inn was immaculately clean and well kept, with beautiful Balinese antiques, lovely art and...

Thank fwilkin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden away from the tourist crowds of Kailua-Kona, whilst still very well located to see all the best beaches and attractions in the area - Holualoa Inn is absolute perfection. If you want luxury but want to avoid the big mainstream resorts look no further, this is the best you will find. Service is attentive and friendly without being invasive,...

1Thank Travellingwithpassion
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Much mahalo for choosing Holualoa Inn and for posting this lovely review! With so much to see and do on the Big Island of Hawaii, many of our guests stay with us for only a few nights before moving on to another part of the island. The Big Island is, however, not that big and guests can actually drive all...

Paris, France
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We really enjoyed the common areas. The big living room, the outdoor jacuzzi and the swimming pool were nice. We like that it was quiet and enjoyed the surroundings (the gardeners make an amazing job here !!!). We liked the fact that even if it was quiet it was not far from Kailuea. Their story is nice, it is nice...

Thank Julien V
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo nui loa for choosing Holualoa Inn for your Big Island vacation, and for taking the time to write and post this lovely review. While there are many bed and breakfasts and resorts on the Big Island, we are delighted that you enjoyed the quiet and peaceful surroundings of our Inn. Located just a short drive from beautiful beaches and...

Ashland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were so busy prior to our trip and I needed help planning our activities. The staff really organized all our adventures with good companies and we had a memorable trip. We stayed in the cottage and loved the privacy, kitchen (even had local coffee beans and a grinder) and balcony. The breakfasts are so tasty and you get to...

Thank badgercat18
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

There are so many adventures to experience while on the Big Island, from stargazing at Mauna Kea to swimming with manta rays to exploring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It was our pleasure to assist in your activity planning, and we're delighted to read that you enjoyed the companies with whom we frequently work. Much mahalo for choosing Holualoa Inn for...

Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a wonderful 3 night stay in the Ginger Room. The inn is beautiful, serene and immaculate. The staff is helpful but not intrusive. We felt like it was our private vacation home. Guests should be aware that there is no air conditioning and you may not wear your shoes inside. The food is excellent! Fresh and beautifully presented....

1Thank Wenditravels
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Originally built as a private vacation home, Holualoa Inn has maintained that homey feeling with casually elegant furnishings and beautiful tropical surroundings. We are delighted that you felt like it was your private home away from home and hope to welcome you back sometime in the future. Mahalo nui loa for this lovely review. We'll be sure to keep a...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We loved this Inn; quiet, lovely, clean. What a view! I loved having a kitchen and grill handy. Wonderful breakfast. Just wish there was air conditioning in the rooms. Staff really made you feel welcome. Beautiful property and immaculate inside and out. Will be back!

Thank 407annl
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Much mahalo for this wonderful review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you'll be back in the future. Our Ohana room and poolside grill make evenings special for our guests, providing the tools needed to enjoy fresh fish and local grass-fed beef with a glass of wine at sunset. What better way to...

Bridgewater, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed six nights at the Holualoa Inn in Kona. We had decided to elope in Kona at this B&B. What a great decision - we were pleasantly pleased upon our arrival at the inn. It is such a wonderful property and inn. The view from the main house was spectacular not to mention the the lush beautiful grounds the...

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Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations on your marriage and mahalo for choosing Holualoa Inn for your special day! Elopements and vow renewals are special for us as the Inn and environs are so perfectly suited for intimate romantic celebrations. Our Elopement Package includes a minimum 2 night stay with gourmet breakfasts, ceremony on estate grounds, wedding officiant, wedding coordination on day of event, tropical...

Newport Beach, CA, USA
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Holualoa Inn is for people who want peace and quiet, great views, great breakfast, lovely interiors, and quiet surroundings. Great for couples. 5-star service. We spent 6 nights here in March 2016 and the whole experience was memorable, restful, beautiful. Staff welcoming and lovely, and made it felt like our own home. We could not have chosen a better spot...

Thank John_Ell
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

So much mahalo for taking the time to write this beautiful and comprehensive review! We are honored that you chose Holualoa Inn for your 30th anniversary celebration and thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Our team strives to provide warm and welcoming service to match the beauty and serenity of the Inn itself. Our rooftop...

Orlando, FL
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wow, what a great find...and it's largely due to Tripadvisor that I found it. The Holualoa impressed me from the drive in, as the grounds/landscaping are well designed and manicured. The main house is beautiful and I loved the dark woods, open aire, and decorations from Bali. The innkeepers were nice and gracious. We stayed in the Coffee Cherry Room...

Thank MarksterInFL
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo nui loa for finding and choosing Holualoa Inn and for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We're delighted that you enjoyed our Coffee Cherry Room, it's private hot tub, the Inn's layout and décor and beautiful spots like our rooftop gazebo! We were also happy to accommodate your late departure request, and hope you found it helpful....

Las Vegas, United States
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was the best hotel we stayed in during our time in Hawaii, we even were in a resort on Maui. This place had so much character, it was very quiet and relaxing, the views were unbelievable. The breakfasts were delicious. If there was only one bad thing it would be lack of AC. Maybe it was just our room....

Thank Brian R
Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Much mahalo for this lovely review and for recommending us to others. Thank you as well for recommending air conditioning. At 1300 feet above sea level, we are 10 degrees cooler than Kailua Kona at all times. That said, summers have been a bit hotter in recent years so we supplemented the overhead fans in each room with the tower...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual elegance with Polynesian luxury... Spectacular Pacific Ocean views, 30 lush acres of well-tended tropical fruit and flower gardens, 5100 Kona Coffee trees, custom-tiled mosaic pool, exquisite inn guest rooms, cottage, covered open-air pavilion, exceptional service, rooftop, pool and garden gazebos and an abundance of Aloha Spirit all wrapped into our Kona bed and breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holualoa Inn

Address: 76-5932 Mamalahoa Hwy, PO Box 222, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9762
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Holualoa
Price Range: $577 - $752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holualoa Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Cherry coffee room as a private hot tub!”
 of 5 bubbles Travellingwithpassion, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad room on this property - whether it be facing the beautiful gardens or the ocean. Stayed in the Plumeria Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles bjrdolphin, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I don't think that there's a bad room. We were in Hibiscus and were so pleased with the unobstructed ocean view. The bath was also lovely.”
  • view from balcony - Kailua far below
 of 5 bubbles John_Ell, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't think any of the rooms are air conditioned, but the fans work and since it's 1500ft up, it's a bit cooler than at sea level.”
 of 5 bubbles MarksterInFL, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked the Ginger Room the best because of its decorations.”
 of 5 bubbles labarnes33, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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