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Venice, Italy
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This place is very secluded yet easy to discover. The back yard leads to the black sand beach where you can walk to and enjoy tremendous views and privacy. Not the typical beach where you can swim or sun but surfing is good as well as scuba and snorkeling. But the high point here are Raven and Mark who could... More 

Thank Robert F
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We wanted to experience the Hawaii of 1970s fantasies and not in the tourist way. Raven and Mark ensured that was the case. Their home, tucked in a tropical paradise, and sitting atop the 1955 lava flow was more than I could have imagined. We stayed in the Lava Room which is on the main floor. Do not expect expect... More 

Thank Mary F
RavenSlaughter, Owner at Ma'ukele Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay and share our life here on the beach, with the added extraordinary event of seeing new land being formed and transformed by our very active volcano, all from the safe viewing point of my home. We enjoyed your company, new insights into this place, and look forward to seeing you here again... More 

San Jose
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016

All the excellent reviews of Ma'ukele Lodge are true. Not only are you experiencing paradise you are also immersed in the Hawaiian culture plus Raven and Mark are the most fun-loving and caring hosts. We were celebrating our 49th wedding anniversary and we have always tried to stay in exotic and unusual places. This will always be our all time... More 

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RavenSlaughter, Owner at Ma'ukele Lodge, responded to this review

Mahalo for staying with us. Your celebration is my celebration, a memory shared by all of us as you mark an amazing journey through time with your love. Mark and I revisit our beautiful Inn and realize again how lucky we are to share this beautiful place with such special guests as yourselves. E komo Mai, with Aloha, More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My husband and I stayed here last year for our Anniversary and we really enjoyed our time. The property has a lot of beautiful foliage, views of the ocean, and is even a quick walk away from lava-covered black sand beaches. It was conveniently located but still quiet and out of the way. Raven and Mark were both extremely friendly... More 

Thank Lauren H
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Incredible experience at the Ma'ukele Lodge! This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. This trip worked out perfectly for us. Our intention was to check out the current lava flow and it exceeded our dream. We checked into the beach house that rests just behind the 1991 Kaimu Beach lava flow. 'A'a and Pahoehoe lava have... More 

Thank EKPhi
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Staying here doesn't feel like a B&B per say to me, more so you feel like an important guest staying with a long time set of friends you haven't seen in forever. You are made to feel very welcome. The beds were amazing; a creative and unique set up where every one had a different look. The shower outside in... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Sitting as it does, a stone's throw from Uncle Robert's at Kaimu Beach, and a short drive to Pahoa, there is no lack of things to do near the Ma'ukele Lodge. I used it as my launching point for several adventures along the Puna Coast. But the real treat was the lodge itself. Raven is a warm host. I took... More 

Thank craigjsorensen
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We got married on Kona, Big Island and made a one day trip to check out Hilo for the night before heading to Maui for the rest of our honeymoon vacation. Took a little time to find their house. Upon arrival Raven and Mark greeted us and were so welcoming and friendly. Their place was very different from other B&B's... More 

Thank BlackBear0427
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31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Raven was a great host and made us a wonderful breakfast that included a close encounter with a gaggle of green geckos. The room was charming and the outdoor shower and bathtub were decadent. Perhaps most interesting was the flow of pahoehoe lave that went right across the beach just past the back yard. It is a great place.

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RavenSlaughter, Owner at Ma'ukele Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this special place with us. Although there are many Hippies that have moved and live in the Island of Hawaii, there is nothing Hippy about this place. This place is 100% Hawaiian. Mahalo and Aloha More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Very cool B&B - I am so happy I found this little gem... It is somewhat hard to find as it is not listed on Booking, but somehow I went into Expedia and found this place! This is a REAL place, as far as one can imagine from Hilton or Marriot... So if a big hotel and a "yes sir"... More 

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RavenSlaughter, Owner at Ma'ukele Lodge, responded to this review

The beauty of this place awes me every day. Unfortunately, The Coquille frogs think the same thing about this environment and have been hitching rides here to enjoy the perfect weather. They have nothing to barr their existence, and sing only at night. There are amazing views, great places to snorkel and natural hot springs to submerge in. I open... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ma'ukele Lodge, the bed and breakfast overlooking Kaimu Bay consists of two unique bedrooms with private baths, King, Queen and full sized beds in the spacious Hawaiian Suite, and a King sized bed in the Lava Room, all in a late 1960's Bohemian styled beach house. Other rooms are available upon request for a larger group up to 10 people. Other meals are available on request, as well as, wedding services, Renewed vows with live Hawaiian singer and Hula Dancer to accompany.Fully serviced banquets are available. We guide Lava Viewing tours and to other unique places. Ask us first for better rates on guided tours anywhere on this Island. We offer fresh local grown coffee,special fare for restrictive diets, organic and fresh baked goods in.sumptuous full breakfast,served on the lanai overlooking the beautiful Kaimu Bay and black sand beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ma'ukele Lodge

Address: 12 - 84 Anuenue Wawae Road, Kaimu/Kalapana, Kalapana, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kalapana
Price Range: ₹ 9,116 - ₹ 10,350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ma'ukele Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Downstairs private suite is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles robertfE6513IL, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to stay in the Hawaiian Suite especially if you are a couple. We booked 6 months in advance”
  • This your view from the deck as you are eating your breakfast
 of 5 bubbles poprecord, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Hawaiian Suite is the most private and unique, worth the extra few dollars.”
 of 5 bubbles Kennedy03, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room with outdoor facilities is very private and inviting.”
 of 5 bubbles shdan, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The Hawaiian Suite was large, roomy and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles JimC682, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
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