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Spring Hill, Florida
Reviewed 5 November 2010

This is as quaint and peaceful as you can get. John and Petra are fantastic hosts and take very good care of their property and guests. The nightime sounds of the jungle were hipnotic I could not have wished for anything better. Breakfast was awsome and there is a town not far and easy to find with cool small shops...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 1 November 2010

We stayed in Hale Makamae for 3 nights during our honey moon trip on the Big Island. We were happy with John's and Petra's hospitality, their attentivness to guests (maps, directions, recommendations, advice), big, clean, cosy and nice room (Garden Suite room), charming surroundings (beatiful coast line, lava entering the ocean, alternative black sand beach, surfers' beach). So, this place...

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Kealakekua, Hawaii
Reviewed 31 October 2010

Nothing but good things to say about Hale Makamae. It was recommended to us by the operator of the Lava Boat Tours (also a great value!). Our hosts made us feel welcome and were very knowledgeable about their area. I have lived on the Big Island for 25 years and highly recommend this B&B as a home-base for visiting the...

Thank wuchi_li
Reviewed 29 October 2010

Even better the second time around. The Big Island is unpredictable. Lava flows. Lava doesn't flow. Rain. Sun. Funny tides. But, Hale Makamae is a constant in the midst of all the change....Petra and John are consistently hospitable possessing that rare combination of authentic friendliness and professionalism. Nice. Stay! You'll enjoy it no matter what the island is deciding to...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 October 2010

Hale Makamae is a very welcoming place in the Puna area where there's a lot to do (lava watching, warm spring, tide pools, the Volcanoes National Park, even Hilo is in close distance). Petra, the owner is a great host. She is very friendly and knowledgable about what you can do in the surroundings, and her breakfasts are downright fantastic,...

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Reviewed 21 October 2010

We weren't expecting much as it was a last minute booking but we had a great time and cannot thank the host enough. She really went out of her way. Lovely gardens, very clean and comfortable. Beautiful breakfast too! Really great place to stay.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 October 2010

We would have to rate this establishment average. We were a little disappointed. Our room was rather small. It looked bigger in the photos. Many bugs in the room (not exluding your average Hawaiian roach!) It was VERY hard to sleep at night as there are thousands (seemed like millions) of these koki (sp?) frogs that scream all night! It...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 October 2010

Not only is it a great place to stay, the family is so wonderful and make you feel welcome. The website tells you exactly what to expect in accomadations, but the real value is the family & Petra's wealth of local knowledge. Not to mention a great cook! Her quiche is the best we've ever had! We feel we have...

Thank GJTravels
Woodland, WA
Reviewed 15 October 2010

We so enjoyed our stay at Hale Makamae! It's in a very peaceful setting, quiet and absolutely gorgeous! Petra and John are wonderful! It didn't matter which one did the breakfast, we enjoyed each meal. :o) The conversations are very relaxing and felt like being home. The information on the area was very helpful in getting around and adding to...

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Watertown, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 October 2010

We stayed for three nights in the Garden Suite and absolutely loved the experience! The suite itself was spacious, had a private entrance, and was sparkling clean. Petra was very welcoming and made us feel very comfortable. Every morning she sat down and chatted with us. She provided us with a map and gave us great ideas on where to...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located between the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Hilo - Warm Island Hospitality and Aloha Spirit of old Hawaii – Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast offers comfortable, spacious suites surrounded by beautiful tropical serene gardens. Three suites with living room and kitchenette, one studio, all with separate entrances and private bathrooms. 10 min. to lava viewing area, where active red hot lava plunges into the ocean, 30 min. to Volcanoes National Park & Hilo/International Airport, 5 min. to Pahoa, in Leilani Estates. Close to hot ponds, black sand beaches, coastal parks, snorkeling, steam vents. German/English spoken, gourmet Island breakfast included in rates, families with children welcome, many other amenities available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast

Address: 13-3315 Makamae St, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778-8453 (Formerly Hale Makamae Bed & Breakfast)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Pahoa
Price Range: $177 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The 1 bedroom suite we stayed in had more than enough space and had a very comfortable bed. We slept great every night.”
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“We stayed in the garden room. Felt like home. Loved all the books!”
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