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Culver City, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our family stayed in Cowboys house in late February. The house was beautifully decorated and the beds were super comfortable. Being on this ranch was such a peaceful experience, being from LA where it's so noisy and congested this place was the perfect escape. My daughter had a great time with the farm animals and watching the horse roam around...

Thank natalie_leon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the great privilege of staying at the Cowboy House at Puakea Ranch this February. The house and entire property were absolutely charming. The sheep would greet us when we came home. The duck waddled behind us when we went to the pool. The sheets were luxurious and the trade winds blew into the room all night long. The...

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this beautiful property for three nights at the end of a week long trip to the big island. It is a gorgeous property and we loved the animals! We stayed in the smallest cottage, Jame's Cottage. The design and style of the interior and exterior is absolutely beautiful! I loved the high bed with...

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Super place, great surroundings and memories. Super management. Josh is super, and runs the place. Clean, comfy. They provided all the little extras. Will definitely be back ! Thanks to Christie, and Josh for providing such a retreat! Ted and Netty

1Thank Danette M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Puakea Ranch is magical. Our family has been four times over the past five years. The property is gorgeous. I'm a photographer, and some of my favorite portraits of my children and wife have been taken at Puakea. The photos are special because of the gorgeous light, the lush backgrounds and the warm smiles that come from being relaxed and...

Thank Stuart N
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My wife and I stayed here in December, and I wanted to share our story in case it might be helpful to others looking for a place to stay. We love family-run boutique lodging, and have stayed in this type of place many times (a couple of all-time favorites: Manka's in Inverness California and Acacia Cliffs in Lake Taupo, New...

3Thank AustinB34
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Good location, great view. Had to stay in the dark from 6 PM or suffocate. The window screen are not efficient, small flies by the cup, need to wash all the dishes in the morning so needed to keep all lights out. Could not read or knit at night. And then tried to eat outside and got my dinner wasted...

2Thank J0hanne_20
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I recently booked Puakea Ranch for my wedding and I am really pleased with how our event turned out. It's $$$ but it's worth every cent. You get a quality venue that's unique and beautiful. I think (and hope) our guests enjoyed it as much as we did. Thankfully, the weather worked out and it didn't rain on the big...

Thank Dorothy K
Corvallis, Montana
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Old Hawaii feeling. Authentic and a very special place. Beautiful views, sunset and Yoshi's cottage truly exceptional. Private pool, Japanese style bathhouse and lovely cottage with fully equipped kitchen. Sunset magazine thanks for the recommendation! Christie Cash thanks for a slice of paradise. Big Aloha

Thank elttoc
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We chose Puakea Ranch for our small and intimate wedding ceremony. We stayed in the cowboy house, while our guests occupied the James Cottage and Miles Away. The fresh eggs, herbs, and mangos straight off the trees were a delightful part of the experience as were the sweet animals living on the property. We highly recommend Puakea Ranch for anyone...

1Thank pasbonsimon

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Puakea Ranch

Address: 56-2864 Akoni Pule Hwy, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hawi
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Puakea Ranch Hotel Hawi
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“I think most cost effective if you can rent one of the larger cottages with a few people”
 of 5 bubbles susiemay, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the cottage that best fits your needs - Yoshi's, Cowboy, Miles Away, or James”
 of 5 bubbles dorothyk320, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No AC. Cowboy House has an extra room with indoor bath for additional couple. Miles Away best for Bride & Groom”
 of 5 bubbles pasbonsimon, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Yoshi's was tops but all houses on the Ranch are fantastic I'm sure”
 of 5 bubbles N349RNmarks, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“While we didn't see the other units, our guess is that all would meet the same quality standards found in the Cowboy House.”
  • One of the best sunsets ever; photos shot within a 100 ft. of the home where we stayed.
  • Front of the Cowboy House. View of Pacific Ocean where we saw whales every day.
 of 5 bubbles dougs144, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
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