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Hale Maluhia Country Inn
Ranked #5 of 13 Kailua-Kona B&B and Inns
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“Extremely Disappointed”
Reviewed 5 May 2003

I have no idea why there are so many favorable reviews of Hale Maluhia "Country Inn." My husband and I were so disappointed in the shabbiness of this place that it almost ruined our visit to the Big Island. I feel it is important for me to write this review because I chose Hale Maluhia based upon reviews like the others that appear here and I want to be able to warn readers so that they don't make the same mistake that we did. I don't know where others stayed, but we felt like we were staying in the room of some teenager who was off to college. We felt like we were staying at someone's house, but not in the quaint "bed and breakfast" kind of way. It had a rather creepy feeling to us rather than warm and inviting. It was particularly hard for us to come from wonderful lodging at Hale Ohia in Volcano to this lodging. (We highly recommend Hale Ohia!)Don't choose Hale Maluhia expecting to find something charming - or even very clean for that matter.

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Pilgrim7, Owner at Hale Maluhia Country Inn, responded to this review, 23 July 2007
Our apologies to this guest. My wife and I took a much needed vacation at that time and let some close friends cover for us. It was a big mistake and we are willing to comp this guest with a free 3 day stay at Hale Maluhia Country Inn in the near future.
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Reviewed 4 April 2003

The Hale Maluhia is a great B&B just up the hill from downtown Kona. It's cooler, greener, and quieter than the village, but just a few minutes away, up in Kona coffee country.There is a great all-you-can-eat make your own omelette breakfast, plus lots of fresh tropical fruit.Pleasant lanai to eat breakfast on while watching birds at the feeder.

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Additional Information about Hale Maluhia Country Inn

Property: Hale Maluhia Country Inn
Address: 76-770 Hualalai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9776
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hale Maluhia Country Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy a Virtual Kona Coffee Plantation of five rooms and two cottages in country comfort. Exceptional Breakfast Lovers Buffet and DIY omelet bar, fresh fruit, fresh bread baked daily, pure Kona coffee and bird watching. Relax to sage advice, friendly prices, broadband wireless, good beds, private baths and a gentle touch of aloha from old Hawai'i along the road less traveled. Just 3 miles south of Kailua-Kona and 11 miles south of the Kona International Airport (KOA). ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Hale Maluhia Country Inn (House Of Peace) Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Country Inn Kailua-Kona
Kailua-Kona Country Inn
Hale Maluhia Country Inn Hawaii/Kailua-Kona

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