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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been to the island before and wanted to stay around Pahoa again, because we love the tropical forest and the atmosphere on this side of Big Island. Considering that, Irene's Inn is perfectly located right in the middle of this tropical forest, a couple of hundred meters further down the road from the Lava Tree State Park. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing! Irene is an awesome lady from Hungary, super friendly, incredibly knowledgeable about the area, and it was like staying are your aunts from the old-world house. The location is great, it's out of the way, less than a 5 min drive to Ahalanui Park ("The Hot Pot" Thermal Pond) and Pahoa witch has a nice little grocery store and...

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Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Inn late on a dark rainy night and were greeted by Irene. In no time she had us settled in our cheerful and comfortable room. We fell asleep listening to the chirp of tree frogs and awoke to a crowing rooster. Looking out one of the large windows in our spacious room, we saw what we...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with a friend to see the nearby lava "firehose" which was actually a stream of lava flowing into the ocean. The Lava Tree Tropic Inn was about 9 miles from the end of the road, where one rented bicycles to get out to the flow. The beds were very comfortable, the breakfast incredible, and the host Irene and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is how bed and breakfast should be. Irene is a perfect host and puts the whole house at the disposal of her guests. And the breakfast is simply brilliant - the best for ages. Plenty of everything, excellent fruit and a friendly and sociable atmosphere. The rooms are comfortable and although shared bathrooms are a minor negative, everything works...

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incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

aloha Sue and Oliver, mahalo nui for taking the time to comment/review it was great to have you here and I do hope to see you again...irene

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We spent a quiet, peaceful weeknight at Lava Tree Tropic Inn and were served a delightful breakfast on the lanai in the morning. It is on a large estate just out of town. The garden is beautiful and the owner is delightful. Koa wood stairs really caught my eye as did the mosaic art inlaid in the floor around the...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We spent two nights at this lovely place. The house, garden, surroundings, fruit trees are amazing. We stayed in a cozy room with bathroom, and unique furnishings. The breakfast was very delicious, tasty and homely. Irene is very gracious host, and her guests are kind also. If in the future we will visit Hawai'i we would like to spend more...

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incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

aloha Balazs and Sylvia, mahalo nui for taking the time to write a review...so happy that you have liked our little paradise...if you can you have to come back...there is a lot more here to see....all the best until you come back...aloha, irene

Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I stayed at the Lava Tree Inn for nearly 3 weeks during the last 2 weeks of december and early january. i was very stressed out due to family issues that needed to be resolved while i was there and the Lava Tree was such a comforting place to come home to. Irene is a loving hostess and did the...

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incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

aloha Jill, it was nice to have you around...we miss you and hope to see you in the summer..:)...practice on the ukulele so we can play...all the best, irene and Lena

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A great retreat in the rainforest, very close to many attractions in the west side of the island. Pahoa is very close as are the rocky beaches of the west. Family-like atmosphere with long, enjoyable and delicious breakfasts. Irene's fruit salad is irreplaceable.

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incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

aloha and mahalo nui, I am so glad you liked it here...let me know if you need the secret ingredient :) for the fruit salad...best regards, irene

Odawara, Japan
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Irene was so attentive and accomodating that she provided sufficient and necessary information for us. Room was clean, cozy, and comfortable. The isolated place will make you feel relaxed and different from daily life.

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incilinci, Owner at Lava Tree Tropic Inn, responded to this review

aloha and mahalo nui for your comment...I am glad you felt comfortable and relaxed...it is also a kind of "hub" to all interesting places of this side of the island and no town/city noises...hope to see you again...best regards, irene

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lava Tree Tropic Inn B&B has a wrap-around lanai (verandah) with three separate sitting areas where you can enjoy your morning coffee, relax with a good book, or just sit and take pleasure in the view. Rooms are nicely decorated and comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lava Tree Tropic Inn

Address: Lava Tree State Park #3, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Pahoa
Price Range: $158 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lava Tree Tropic Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The master suite has a private bathroom and balcony. The Twin Bed Room is huge with a shared balcony.”
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“All are very quiet.”
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“if you would like a private bath, choose the orchid room”
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