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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Thank Dorothy K
Corvallis, Montana
2 reviews
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

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Thank elttoc
Sacramento, California
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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... More 

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Victoria, BC
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Our family of four stayed in Yoshi's house in March, and it was the highlight of our stay on the big island. Christie was extremely helpful in answering any initial questions we had and setting everything up. We arrived very late at night to a beautiful house and we felt at home almost immediately. Jackie was there the next morning... More 

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Thank RosewoodTamper
Southlake, Texas
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

I am remiss in writing this review. My wife and I were fortunate enough to spend a wonderful week at Puakea Ranch and in Yoshi's House the end of January. Christie was amazing to work with, 100% positive and prompt with her responses. We had total privacy, and enjoyed the pool very much The bath house was fantastic. We loved... More 

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Thank Mark S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

We stay at a lot of rental homes throughout the U.S., and my wife and I agree this is the best so far. Mind you, we had our reservations at first because too many good reviews sometimes leave doubt. The Ranch has 5 units to choose from; we stayed in what is known as the Cowboy House (which at one... More 

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1 Thank Doug S
Brookline, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

If you want an authentic Hawaiian experience in an unforgettable setting and with great amenities, not a resort that could be anywhere, Puakea Ranch is the place to go. We stayed in Yoshi's House, gazed at sunsets from the front lanai and the south coast of Maui from the rear lania. We grilled nearly every night, bathed in our dedicated... More 

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I might regret this -- this positively reviewing such a gloriously discreet bastion of beauty, tranquility, and elegant grace. For Puakea Ranch is our spot to vacation and we'd hate to lose our rental spot to more tourists! We dream all year about our few weeks at Yoshi's House or Miles Away as we work here in Wine Country. I'd... More 

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Thank Abigail B
Maui, Hawaii
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

We will be staying at Puakea in March for our anniversary in March, but we have been trying to stay there each March for the last three years. I had read about the Ranch in the Big Island newspaper, and when we saw a stay as an auction item for Hawaiian Islands Land Trust we bought it outright!! Unfortunately for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

As empty nesters, we had been looking for a special place to take our grown kids for a family vacation. We had stayed at the Kona Village resort for many years and loved the "old Hawaii" feel. When it was destroyed in the tsunami a few years ago we were afraid we would never find another place in Hawaii that... More 

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Amenities

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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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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
“All of the houses are a little different, but all offer the same sorts of amenities”
 of 5 bubbles hilarys565, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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