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Reviewed 1 July 2012

My husband and I recently stayed at the Lai Nani resort one evening, while on our honeymoon. We specifically chose this resort so as to have an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the ocean. This resort delivered! Too bad it was raining! The property owner, Gary, was wonderful and very welcoming. We would definitely stay here again when we...

Thank makoridocs
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Lai Nani is a beautiful place - after seeing much of the Big Island I'd say some of the most beautiful views were at Lai Nani and on the Hilo side. The bungalow we stayed at had all the comforts of home and was like staying in a brand new mini home! From the high end finishes to our own...

Thank LuckyLek
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 7 May 2012

A beautifully kept, romantic, private, welcoming resort. We were made to feel welcomed and were cared for very well. We spent 4 nights here. The Lai Nani was special. If you want to tour the Hilo area, it is superb. You can reach all the major outdoor attractions easily by car - volcanoes, lava fields, lava tubes, zip lining, horse...

1Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 29 April 2012

The whole place is really nice (the bungalow, garden, pool, ocean view, etc.), but it becomes less important when you are welcome by Garry, the owner. You can be sure that he will make every effort for you to enjoy your stay and this is what makes this place special.

Thank Gabor L
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2012

What a great place to stay on the Big Island. Gary and his son are warm hosts and very welcoming. The small resort was perfect, We couldn't ask for more. The bungalows are spacious and well kept. The grounds are spectacular. I wouldn't change a thing except to stay longer then our 3 days. Thanks for the tour to the...

2Thank shloimster
Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Lae Nani in Hakalau is an experience like no other. This is a spectacular place for a vacation on a beautiful estate, not merely a rental. The 5 star rating I gave it encompasses the aloha/hospitality of the owner, Garry and his son Corey. Garry wants you to leave as friends of his forever and it almost seems like his...

Thank CoachMarianne
Kihei, Hawaii
Reviewed 9 September 2011

I have lived in Hawaii for 40 years. I have stayed at 5 star resorts on the Island of Hawaii and the resort at La`i Nani is far better than those 5 star resorts or private estates on the island! The hospitality of Garry and his staff is outstanding. The cleanliness of the estate is impeccable. Garry had some many...

Thank DonaldNakooka
Louisville, KY
Reviewed 16 July 2011

This property is truly paradise. We were greeted by Garry and his son the moment we arrived and felt very welcome. They ensured that every need was met. The grounds were immaculate and the bungalows were clean. The estate is near many of the attractions on the Hilo side and Garry steered us to many of the best activities. We...

3Thank cbutter1
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 26 June 2011

Lai Nani is a beautiful place to rent if you are staying on the Big Island of Hawaii. We stayed for 6 nights and would have loved to stay longer. The bunglow was perfect for our stay. Beautiful, private with breath taking views from any spot on the property. Garry was an amazing host that made sure we had everything...

1Thank Vanessatomko
Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 14 May 2011

We used Lai Nani as the setting for our wedding, both ceremony and reception. The property was just beautiful and easily accommodated our 75 guests. We rented the property for the weekend which was ideal for family and friends traveling in for the ceremony. Gary was as advertised, hospitable, friendly and set on making sure our stay was one of...

2Thank fralcain

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lai Nani is an oceanfront estate on the Hamakua coast of the Big Island of Hawai'i. We offer a quiet, remote, botanical setting 20 minutes from Hilo. This is a private residence which offers 3 separate bungalow style villas with stunning ocean views. We create an environment for the traveler who wishes to experience Aloha without the tourist resort hype. This is quintessential hawaiian living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lai Nani Resort

Address: 31-212 Hawaii Belt Rd, Highway 19, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hakalau
Price Range: ₹ 16,561 - ₹ 18,624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lai Nani Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“I'd suggest bungalow 1 or 2. While 3 was awesome, the other two are much closer to the water.”
CeliacTraveler57, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 bungalows there, so there's a great view from everywhere!”
LizzyFan, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Request for the bungalow nearest to the sea”
crazy12234, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Get a room around the pool.”
mehorst, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are only two separate Gazebo rooms and one regular room. Choose the Gazebo rooms if you can afford it.”
waynecwlau, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
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