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Paris, France
Reviewed 29 August 2012

The category of "B&B" for this hotel is a bit misleading. The hotel is so special that it belongs in a category of its own. We have stayed in high end luxury resorts in places like Tahiti, Seychelle Islands, Bali, etc., and found the overall experience of the Holualoa Inn to be as special. The price is high, but worth...

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Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your detailed review and suggestions. It’s exciting when our guests stay for a week and have time to enjoy the Inn and see many of the beautiful sites and beaches the Big Island has to offer. As you said, there are many wonderful restaurants to choose from and Holuakoa Gardens is one of our guests’ favorite spots. We...

Billericay
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Holualoa Inn was our first base after arriving in the Hawaiian islands from the UK, and it was a great place to wind down. The B&B is beautiful and immaculately maintained. The rooms are not air-conditioned so we had to keep the windows open at night, but the property is about 1500 feet above sea level so it never felt...

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Holualoa Inn O, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn and our team. Our goal is to provide an extraordinary Big Island experience so we rely upon and cherish our guests’ feedback. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your Holualoa Inn experience overall and we will certainly consider your recommendations as we move forward. Mahalo nui...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 July 2012

My husband and I went to Hawaii for 1 week and stayed at cheaper hotels for part of the trip so we could splurge and stay here 2 nights-- it was worth it! Absolutely gorgeous mansion looking down at Kona with it's own coffee grown on site! Beds were super comfy and the food was delicious and local. Both mornings...

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Holualoa Inn O, The Turtle Team at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your recommendation! The upper lanai is definitely one of our guests’ favorite locations because the view is spectacular. We’re thrilled to know you enjoyed the snorkel gear. The fins, boogie boards and beach chairs, make for a fun day at the beach. We look forward to your next visit. Holualoa Inn Ohana

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 June 2012

If you are looking for any extraordinary island experience away from the hustle and bustle of a beach resort experience, you will find it at the Holualoa Inn. Instead of the beach, you will stay in coffee country artist community, yet have all the luxury of a koa wood filled Bali style Inn: excellent breakfasts, friendly helpful staff team, gardens...

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Your kind words capture the essence of the Inn, “excellent breakfasts, friendly helpful staff team, gardens to walk around, and many private areas to just sit and read and enjoy the view.” We are thrilled to have so many talented artists and galleries within walking distance. The 5,100 coffee trees on our 30 acres make for a great cup of...

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 21 June 2012

The inn is just outstandingly beautiful, nestled in the mountains and overlooking the shoreline. They have a working farm, and grow their own coffee, mangos, etc etc. Chef Brian is just so much fun to be around, and he prepares top notch breakfasts! Don't be afraid to make requests. He also prepared a lunch for our beach day which was...

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Mahalo for your lovely comments. Our sheets are incredible! We’re happy to know you’ll be enjoying them at your other “home.” Yes, the couple massages are pretty special and very popular with our guests. We’re pleased your “To Go Lunches” hit the spot on beach day. Chef Brian awaits your return to delight you with more delicious breakfasts!

Smyrna, Georgia
Reviewed 15 May 2012

If you're going to stay on the Kona side of the big island, don't miss this place! We booked 4 nights here based soley on the website and trip advisor reviews, and we weren't sorry. It's perfect! The staff are all very friendly, welcoming, and genuine, and make you feel right at home from the minute you walk through the...

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Cassandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

We're always interested to know how our guests find us. We appreciate you sharing the Website and TripAdvisor Reviews are what made you decide to reserve the 4 nights. Plumeria is a great room! Chef Brian's breakfasts and his lilikoi syrup is worth dreaming about. We all loved reading, "To call this a B&B isn't fair, because the grounds and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 May 2012

My husband and I just returned from the Big Island and we can't stop talking about our experience at The Holualoa Inn. The pictures don't do it justice...it is more beautiful in person. And then there's the amazing team that delivers nothing but above and beyond, top-notch service. Don't get me wrong...this is not a "stuffy" place. Quite the contrary....

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Holualoa Inn O, The Turtle Team at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your wonderful review. We are delighted to know you had a beautiful experience at the Inn. Our Team was excited to read, “And then there's the amazing team that delivers nothing but above and beyond, top-notch service.” We look forward to your return “home” soon.

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 21 April 2012

This was our third (now yearly) visit. They just keep getting better. This year we chose to renew our vows and Kat arranged all the details for a ceremony that would be special and customized to us. It was a truly perfect celebration. Of course, the inn's sense of privacy, over-the-top food (special thanks to Chef Brian) and complete attention...

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IslandSerenity, Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled to know your vow renewal was special and unique! Kat and Chef Brian exude the real “Aloha Spirit” and were so happy to provide you with an incredible experience. When you wrote, ”I honestly believe that you can't do any better anywhere in Hawaii,” you brought smiles to our souls. We miss you and hope you come...

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Reviewed 26 March 2012

This B&B is a little off the beaten track, it is situated off a main road through a small town. But it is beautifully situated - high up the mountainside it has a wonderful view of the ocean and coastline. The Holualoa Inn is an open, inviting sprawling wooden plantation style building. It is richly furnished with lovely wooden antiques,...

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IslandSerenity, General Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

WOW!!! Your choice of words and how they describe the Inn reads like an outline for a wonderful video. We’re thrilled to know you gave the snorkel gear a “Fantastic!” rating. As a Senior Contributor to TripAdvisor we know you have seen many incredible places. It is an honor for us to read, “I recommend this as a beautiful, romantic...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Staying at the Holualoa Inn is a delightful way to get to know the history of Hawaii. The property was formerly owned by one of the first missionary families who settled in the Islands.Located on a coffee plantation high above the town of Kona you will actually see the steeple of the first church in the Islands that was built...

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IslandSerenity, General Manager at Holualoa Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your amazing words which create a wonderful visual pictorial of everything the Inn has to offer. It truly is a historic and magical place. Our 30 acres and over 5,100 coffee trees are fun to explore. Chef Brian and the rest of staff are thrilled to know you had a great time. When you need a break from...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual elegance with Polynesian luxury... Spectacular Pacific Ocean views, 30 lush acres of well-tended tropical fruit and flower gardens, 5100 Kona Coffee trees, custom-tiled mosaic pool, exquisite inn guest rooms, cottage, covered open-air pavilion, exceptional service, rooftop, pool and garden gazebos and an abundance of Aloha Spirit all wrapped into our Kona bed and breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holualoa Inn

Address: 76-5932 Mamalahoa Hwy, PO Box 222, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-9762
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Holualoa
Price Range: €402 - €505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holualoa Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We loved the Coffee Cherry Room with our own hot tub and patio but we also stayed one night in Plumeria and it was lovely.”
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