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Opaliuli Historic Estate

Opaliuli Historic Estate
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Keaau, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Enter the magnificent Royal Palm lined drive and experience Big Island history. Enjoy the unique atmosphere of a one of a kind guest-house located in this Historic Plantation Estate.<BR><BR>The history dates back centuries to the legend of the Hawaiian Princess La'ieikawaii hiding in the place known as Paliuli. Later King Lunalilo, the most liberal king in Hawaiian history, became the owner of the grounds. In 1898, the local sugar plantation owners build this beautiful residence and its guest house (ohana).<BR><BR>This guest-house has been completely and tastefully restored. The floors and walls are still preserved in the original 100-year-old red wood and it has been refurbished with new tropical island and teak furnishing. It features two twin master bedrooms, both with queen-sized beds, with wood and marble... Read more
Listing #FKN6359963
About the Owner
Gisella C
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

Nicely appointed kitchen for cooking while on the Island! Great location for visiting Volcano National Park, Hilo area botanical gardens and beaches! Crossed Saddle Road to the Kona side in a couple of hours! Thanks, Gissele

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Reviewed September 23, 2015

The Hilo side of The Big Island is not the resort and beach side of Hawaii - but it is by far the most beautiful. And there is no better way to experience it than to stay in this 100 year old Plantation Managers house...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Opaliuli Historic Estate would have to be the grandest estate on the Big Island. Formerly a Plantation owners mansion, and dating back to 1898, this 10 acre estate (now a small piece of the thousands of acres it had originally) has been lovingly restored and...More

2  Thank MVW-NZ
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
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  • Cleaning fee: C$132 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Airport: Hilo International Airport: 19.0 km
Coming from the Hilo Airport drive all the way through to the big intersection with Hwy 11 (Kanoelehua Ave).<BR>Turn left onto Hwy 11 towards Keaau/Pahoa.<BR>After about 4 miles you arrive at the first intersection to Keaau and Pahoa (bypass road). Skip it and turn left at the second intersection. You are on Keaau-Pahoa Rd between the shopping center and the local market. One mile down the road is the property to your right with the gate next to the barricade.<BR>Should you be on the bypass road instead, turn to your right at the second traffic lights around the school, and you will see the house and the gate.<BR> If you get disoriented, do not leave the school area.<BR>
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 16.0 km.
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