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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 5 January 2014

My wife and I recently spent 5 wonderful days (12/22/13 to 12/27/13) at Kulaniapia Falls B&B. We stayed in Maile Room and our accommodations were everything we expected. Our private lanai looked out over a beautiful 125 foot waterfall and the views were spectacular. Our Innkeeper, Leah, was especially wonderful. She brightened every day for us when we arrived for...

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Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

Not much to add to what was said before. Very nice location with a "hideaway" feeling. great privatewaterfall and I like that they make their own electricity and use it for a hybrid car, very thorough. Plus, they were able to accommodate us in high season despite the travel agent screwing up our reservation.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 31 December 2013

The inn is located in a serene area of Hilo with waterfall on property. At night with windows open you hear the nice roar of waterfall while you go to sleep. The room we had was nice, and had a the typical amenities. the breakfasts in the mornings where very good and the staff gets 5 stars. sorry about the...

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Englewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 December 2013

The IAKF is a great place to stay in the Hilo area. The falls may be one of the best waterfalls in an island of waterfalls ! It is very like Rainbow Falls nearer the center of Hilo but it is PRIVATE ! Our room (Orchid in Harmony House) was comfortable although a little smaller than we would have liked...

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
Reviewed 29 December 2013

This was our third stay at the inn, our first on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. What a special time with my 94 year old mom and my brother from the Bay Area. A wonderful breakfast and Christmas gifts from the Innkeeper ... Life doesn't get much better. We will be back to enjoy paradise on the Big Island,

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Beulah, CO
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

This was a really nice place to stay, and I would stay there again. While you feel as if you are at the end of the world, you are really just a short trip from Hilo. Our bedroom was small, but quite pleasant, and our porch looked onto the falls after which the property is named. Going to sleep to...

1Thank Barring C
Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 23 December 2013

This is a really special place. We were lulled to sleep by the sound of the waterfall and the frogs. The room (Pikake Room) was very tasteful and clean, but not huge. Good wifi. Great breakfast with waffles, eggs, and lots of local fruit. the grounds are wonderful. Nice bamboo garden and guava trees on the way to the waterfall....

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Bakersfield California
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Arrived somewhat late, about 7:30pm so it is pretty dark. The drive into the facility is almost treacherous at night. Instructions for "checking in" are just OK and imply you don't need to bother the inn keeper. Fortunately he came out to help us. There were only two guests registered and one of them was already there leaving us as...

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Lennysutton, Owner at The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls, responded to this review

This guest is a perfect example of how difficult it can be sometimes to be an Innkeeper. Even when your guest shows up in the middle of the night with a plethora of bags and you take mercy and volunteer to help him with his heavy bags, he finds will find a reason to fault you for the effort. Sometimes...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

The view can't be beat! And that's what you're paying for... The rooms are average, a bit small, no tv or mini fridge and since the inn is a good drive from town, you might want some non perishable snacks. Overall, our stay was great! The breakfast was very tasty and filling. The hike along the falls and through the...

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 December 2013

After being in the concrete jungle of Waikiki, I chose this place because it was secluded. We arrived in the dark after spending the day at the volcano and the drive was a bit spooky due to the fog. Lighting was very subtle so we couldnt see the waterfall but man could we hear it. We settled into bed (...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls sits among 22 lush, natural acres, surrounding Hawaii’s largest privately accessible waterfall. The Kulaniapia experience is like no other, just 15 minutes from town, but completely away. Whether you come for relaxation, adventure or both, nothing quite prepares you for how much you find of each. Those seeking adventure are invited to sign up with the Kulaniapia Adventures team for a guided, 120 foot rappel down our namesake waterfall. Accommodations are provided in several asian inspired buildings providing accommodations ranging from standard/waterfall view rooms and family suites, to fully detached cottages and a Pagoda Guest House with a full kitchen. Enjoy a wholesome, locally sourced breakfast and the big island’s best coffee, all while enjoying the view of our namesake falls each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

Address: 100 Kulaniapia Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2361
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: ₹ 13,620 - ₹ 21,715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Jade room, private and cute, shower in the room and view of waterfall from balcony- perfect.”
hsS9343CZ, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the waterfall.”
H20CO2, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Hibiscus room, private covered patio with great view of falls”
kcgray632, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Jada it is the only completely solo house. hibiscus is also very private. Queen and King have good views”
X4983OCjacquelineb, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Pagoda is outstanding”
bradr615, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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