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The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls

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  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
3 Star 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...
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100 Kulaniapia Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2361
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8 km to Hilo Intl Airport
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Extraordinary place, very nice abd clean rooms. Very warm atmosphere and hospitality. And the private waterfall is the most amazing thing in all of Hawaii!! You can swim, SUP, kayak there, absolutely wonderful place to relax.

Thank bendror2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned after visiting Kulaniapia seven years ago and were just as delighted this time. This place will make you feel like you live here. The staff could not be more welcoming, friendly, and attentive. The room was tastefully appointed, the queen bed very comfortable,...More

Thank MizzBuzz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay very much. Next to a superbe waterfall. The staff and the owner were very kind and helpful. We felt like on the countryside, even the location is close to Hilo downtown. We would come again on an other Big Island trip.

Thank Roland Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would return in a heartbeat and if it wasn’t for the 17 hour flight would definitely return. We have always stayed in swanky 5 star hotels, so a stay in an inn was a new experience for us. If they’re all like this, we...More

Thank Prettyjen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a waterfall worthy of a state park, but hope that that is enough to satisfy guests. We stayed in the Residence suite, right off the lobby - it was incredibly noisy! Their chimes kept me awake the first night. The owner clearly does...More

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Response from Christophe B, Owner at The Inn at Kulaniapia FallsResponded 1 week ago

James, we are so sorry you did not enjoy your trip to Hawaii and that you found all three experiences from your trip unsatisfactory: https://www.tripadvisor.com/members/J5109HFjamess - I am personally a big fan of Mama's Fish House, and am glad companies like Safari Helicopters follow all...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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2-2th-dox
26 January 2017|
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Response from Archie M | Reviewed this property |
The Jade Cottage is ? When we were there the TV did not work. The shower had a ball of hair in it. The table on the lani was falling apart. I am sure these have been taken care of, but were disappointing for us.
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DANNY L
5 January 2017|
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Response from lensutton | Property representative |
Aloha. We have complimentary wifi with a good signal in all rooms on the property. Also, in response to the comment about not having TVs in our rooms- The rooms in the Residence, with the exception of the Residence Suite... More
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Harald S
22 August 2016|
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Response from Swevet | Reviewed this property |
We stayed one night in a ground floor room. No stairs and a walk in (if fairly narrow) shower. Gentle slope (asphalt) down to the breakfast area from where you can view the waterfall.