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Da Log House
Ranked #1 of 3 Kurtistown B&B and Inns
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2011

Great stay in a quiet part of the Big Island. Very convenient for visiting Volcanoes National Park, Puna, Hilo (and surroundings) and South Point. Highly recommended! Rooms are very cosy, new and well kept. Amazing breakfast with local fruit! And very kind, helpful and nice hosts.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Monticello, Illinois
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Wonderful hosts! Delicious breakfast! Comfy bedroom! And a boogie board for the beach. Daniel and Susi were very knowledgeable, offering suggestions on where to eat and what to see.

Room Tip: My husband and I stayed in the Ohia Suite. It is very spacious with a king size bed.
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 27 May 2011

Once in Hilo I searched high and low for a nice place to stay at not a "Four Seasons" price. What I found in the Da Log house far exceeded my expectations. The room quality was that of a Four Seasons, the breakfasts were extremely good featuring a great deal of local food, and Dan and Susi are a few of the nicest people you will find. Although you will never see them except for breakfast! If I am in Hilo again, I would definitely prefer to stay at Da Log House.

Room Tip: Go with the upstairs big room. It's worth it!
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 16 May 2011

The location of the Da Log House is off the beaten track, but still close to Hilo, the Volcano NP and the ocean in these areas.
The rooms are beautifully set up, have a beautiful terrasse from which you can see the ocean and just can enjoy the serenity of the beautiful backyard.
The style of the log house is not only extraordinary, but is has also quality. It is not only built for appearance, it's got a purpose.

The hosts are very wellcoming, helpfull with any request and feel you right at home. This, for me, is very important when travelling in a foreign country.

best regards

Dr. Christian Urabl

Room Tip: All the rooms there are perfect, book ahead
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled solo
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 21 December 2010

We had a wonderful stay. The room was spacious and clean. The breakfast was excellent (eggs, Portugese sausage, Punalu'u sweet bread toast, fresh papaya and pineapple, etc). The bed was large and comfortable. The location was very convenient to everything at Hilo and Puna. All advice was accurate and well chosen. While there we went hiking the Kilauea-Iki Trail at Volcanoes Park, snorkeling at the unique Kapoho tidal pools, saw flowing lava near Kalapana, went star watching at the Mauna Kea visitor center, snacked at the Hilo farmer's market and saw the best collection of orchids that we had ever seen at the Akatsuka Nursery. Thanks to Susi and Daniel for the terrific time. We wish them the best.

Ruthie and Steve from Minnesota

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with friends
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Seven Corners, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 September 2010

Why would you choose any other place?? This is it!! When Danny or Susi gives you the driving directions, you might be 2nd guessing. But when you see the beauty of the Hawaiian forest and the awesome design of the loghouse, you know you're in for a wonderful time of relaxation. It feels like home, because it is home. You're really close to the local Kea'au farmers' market w/ the freshest tropical fruits ... 6 sweet papayas for $1.! Volcanoes Nat'l Park is right down the road heading south, or turn right the other way in to Hilo town. The question isn't if you'll stay here ... the question is when will you stay again. We were already asking how much for the whole house!

Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 August 2010

My bf and I stay at a lot of inns and b&bs whenever we travel and Danny and Susi's place was definitely the best B&B we've ever stayed at. We wish we could have extended our stay. The house is incredibly beautiful and our room and bathroom was clean, comfortable and stocked with everything we could ask for. Danny and Susi were extremely helpful in providing directions and printouts of where we should go and even provided us with flashlights and binoculars when we went to see the lava flow (which was only a 1/2 hr drive from their place). We stayed in the Kakahiaka Room which was perfect for 2 people and has a gorgeous walkout terrace. For the price you pay and the service you get with two of the most genuinely nice hosts, I would highly recommend this place. We would defininitely stay here on our next return.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Da Log House
Address: 16-1125 Po'ouli Road, Kurtistown, Island of Hawaii, HI 96760
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kurtistown
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Kurtistown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Hawaiian Family owned Bed and Breakfast, Located in Hawaiian Acres, 11 miles south of Hilo, our Cedar Log Bed and Breakfast is nestled among the Ohia trees on the slope of Kilauea Volcano. Just a short drive from both Hilo town and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Da Log House is situated in a Hawaiian community where you can kick back and relax in a quaint and rustic atmosphere. ... more   less 

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