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Stony Brook, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our second stay at the cottage at Ka'awa Loa Plantation. Michael, Greg, and Hannah are wonderful hosts and truly makes us feel at home! They are great at suggesting things to do around the area. The breakfasts are delicious, with fruits grown on the property (try abiu!). There are always afternoon snacks as well. The view at sunset...

Thank eigna1
San Jose
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This plantation turned into a B&B is gorgeous, the view from the veranda is fantastic. You feel that you are travelling back in time a bit The breakfast is excellent the owners welcome you with wafers with roasted mac nuts sauce (which was out of this world good), fresh omelette, freshly squeezed orange juice you can just relax, enjoy the...

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Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet setting on the hill above Captain Cook monument, beautiful sunset on the verandah, great breakfast with fresh local fruit. Efficient owners and good service. I recommend staying a couple nights to relax or go snorkeling at Keakekua bay by Captain Cook monument, it is 2 km from the trailhead. To be fair, the breakfast is great but the coffee...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the cottage which was cozy and very comfortable. Being up a long driveway from the road meant a very quiet night's sleep. Despite the vog, the view from the property was unreal. There's a hot tub to enjoy the sunset from and a solar powered outdoor shower to rinse off in. Hannah was super friendly and helpful,...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This plantation turned into a B&B deserves an award ! The huge house makes you travel back in time. Greg welcomes you with warm home made mac nuts brownies. You could spend hours relaxing on the terrasse, contemplating the garden, the valley and the sea, while drinking a cup of the plantation coffee. Rooms are arranged with taste, personalized and...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful property and rooms near Captain Cook. Short drive to Two Step or Captain Cook for snorkeling or kayaking. About 20 min to Kona. The breakfasts are amazing! They grow their own coffee and serve fresh fruit from their property. Michael and Hannah are lovely and helpful. We didn't meet Greg. They have plenty of towels, beach chairs, etc for...

Thank Eden K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Hawaiian home away from home...as unique a place to stay on the Big Island as the Big Island is unique! The hospitality, fabulous hosts, exquisite breakfasts (farm to table, tailored to your needs), amazing facilities, cozy, breathtaking views, and real family and welcoming atmosphere!! We love Michael, Greg, Hannah and Kula!

Thank Lisa B
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was a little concerned when I booked Ka'ava Loa as it is far from the beach, but as soon as we walked in the lovely open entrance we were transformed. The lodge is at the higher part of the hill overlooking the beach plain pretty near the Place of Refuge. Tropical birds and frogs call through the evening breezes...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is truly the best place to stay on the Big Island. I was at the Royal Hawaiian on Oahu shortly before arriving here, and Ka'awa Loa was honestly much better. Beyond the insanely reasonable price, you are provided with a superb breakfast spread each morning that incorporates tropical fruit and fresh Kona coffee from their plantation. You then have...

Thank HeidiHealey
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place! We usually stay in boutique luxury hotels, but I have to say this gives many of them a run for their money. Michael is hilarious, a fabulous host, excellent chef and has lots of great recommendations for eating out and activities. We stayed in the suite which was huge, comfortable and had everything you could possibly...

Thank Eastrop

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sophisticated, plantation-style B&B ideally located directly above Kealakekua Bay. Offers luxury amenities such as an outdoor hot tub, a traditional Hawaiian cedar steam, outdoor lava rock showers, a wrap-around lanai with a Hawaiian daybed, a fireplace, and an unobstructed view of the South Kona coastline! The perfect place to base your Big Island adventures! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ka'awa Loa Plantation

Address: PO Box 1280, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-1280
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Captain Cook
Price Range: £116 - £178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ka'awa Loa Plantation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Ka`Awa Loa Plantation Hotel Captain Cook
Ka'Awa Loa Plantation Hawaii/Captain Cook
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“The cottage is separate from the main house with its own bathroom and wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles eigna1, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have shared bathrooms which is not big deal but you want to make sure you review when you book it.”
 of 5 bubbles Krisz009, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs seems best”
 of 5 bubbles W2110EQlouiseb, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every room has a view and/or something special to offer”
 of 5 bubbles lisabS7844VE, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the bottom floor suite is fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgesHenri, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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