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Hale Maluhia Country Inn

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Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Banyan Cottage for 4 nights and did not see the other sleeping rooms. The Cottage was spacious and had more than adequate furnishings, appliances, and housewares. The breakfasts were enjoyable and ample. The location was reasonably convenient, as was the parking. However, nearly everything (except the linens) was dated or dirty, indicating that maintenance was a...

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Banyan Cottage for 4 days. Cottage was a bit aged, but was clean or so we thought. The first night we heard the pitter patter of feet in the room and mentioned it during breakfast with our host Ken. He mentioned it could be rats, but didn't seem concerned. Later that day we had an unopened...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very surprised this place got a high rating on TripAdvisor although the more recent reviews are accurate. It definitely is in need of renovation and repair. Very uncomfortable beds and noisy! Hosts really don't seem concerned about poor reviews and don't seem to want to improve your stay by asking if there's anything they can do. Many other...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The complex does have nice landscaping but building & rooms need repairs, but this did not really affect our stay. While our room was what we expected (bed needs replacing which I believe is going to happen after we mentioned it) & quite well appointed, but we can't say we enjoyed out stay here. Mainly due to the manager Ken...

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Billings, Montana
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I spent 4 nights at Hale Maluhia on our recent trip to Hawaii. The Inn is well-located just out of Kailua up mountain, not beach location. The grounds have a lot of vegetation with many birds and wandering chickens. We were greeted by the friendly managers and shown around. We had a large room with a queen...

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Garner, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The facilities at Hale Maluhia are very nice with lots of vegetation and nicely landscaped. However that said, the owner/manager, Ken, (who has been there about 6 months he said) a very nice man, did not seem to have a handle on things. When we arrived there, he wasn't certain which room we were in (we had to tell him),...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 January 2017

If it were not for the lovely hotel managers, I would rank this hotel lower. We stayed in the Banyan Cottage. While the setting was lovely, the cottage was in bad need of repair, cleaning, and a bit of redecorating. A break in the glass windows had been repaired with paper towels. The toilet, which was in its own room,...

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Toronto
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed at the Hale Maluhia Country Inn for 6 nights in late December. It is a charming, converted country house, nestled in the hills above Kona. The Inn is about 30 minutes from Kona Airport and about 10 minutes from the main commercial area and the beach in Kona. The roads leading to the place are really good so...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We booked our first trip to Hawai'i last-minute and weren't sure where to stay in the Kona area - many of the budget options (e.g. a private room in a hostel) were already booked by the time we started looking. We ended up staying five nights in the cheapest room here (the Maile room), which ended up working for our...

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Queens, New York
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed in the Malia room for two nights. It was a clean, cozy place to stay, and I love hearing the the frogs at night and the chickens in the morning. Ken and Sunny were friendly and knowledgeable about the island and were happy to share their expertise about everything from local farms to snorkelling. Wonderful coffee and bird-watching...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about 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
Price Range: $100 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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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“Noisy from rats eating termites.”
 of 5 bubbles atruitt2, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Maile room is a good budget option for guests who aren't fussy.”
 of 5 bubbles jazzglow, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Decide your amenities, not all rooms have them”
 of 5 bubbles Besttimeever60872, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Banyan House for the space. It's very affordable.”
 of 5 bubbles WPicard, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stayed in Banyan Cottage, free standing cottage, small kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles 505LauraM505, 7 May 2016 | Read review
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