With over 50 hotels, resorts and condominium hotels and over 180 individual vacation units, deciding where to stay on the Big Island of Hawaii is a major decision for any visitor, especially first time visitors to Hawaii.
While we've reviewed many Big Island hotels and resorts, there are plenty of others where we haven't stayed and, therefore, haven't reviewed. That's where you can help.
We'd love to read your review of any hotel, resort or condominium hotel at which you've stayed on the Big Island of Hawaii.
My Unforgettable One Night at the Mauna Kea Resort For anyone who has not driven north up the Queen Kaahumanu Hwy on the Big Island, it is a bit like driving through a moonscape of dark lava. It is e…More
This was the second time we were at the Waikola and plan on going back on our 35th wedding anniversary and most likely at least every two or three years after that. We took our 13 year old grandson w…More
The owners gave us a complete Activities Guide to nearby volcanic features that we didn't miss a thing during our stay - we saw dolphins spinning at Kehena Black Sand Beach, snorkeled with turtles at…More
If you are looking for a clean and spacious room, with all of the amenities from home, then this is the place for you. Though there are 8 pools on - site, they are all very small and can get crowded …More
Our #1 favorite with or without our kids, and we have sampled the aloha of nearly thirty Hawaiian hotels over the years! A very unique experience/trams, boats/museum walks to get around the grounds..…More
The Castle is even better than their web pictures show. It really looks like a castle, complete with turret and drawbridge.The room was very comfortable, with plenty of storage space and privacy.Ther…More
This is the perfect place to enjoy the best the Big Island has to offer in a whimsical setting with wonderful hosts. The large bedroom opened onto a porch overlooking the ocean, where the dolphin swi…More
This vacation was relaxing and peaceful with a spectacular view of the ocean and we saw whales passing by on numerous occasions. Our hosts were so accommodating and helpful, they lent us snorkel equi…More
We love it there. We have the option of staying at newer, more resort-like, fast paced, places. But the Holua is more relaxed and really gives you the Ohana feel. We love the views, pools, Jacuzzis,…More
Loved the location - on the bay and easy walking distance to Kona village. Plus the Kona Boys Beach shack is on-site, so it was convenient to rent paddle boards, kayaks and snorkel gear. Enjoyed our …More
The newly renovated King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is BACK! Everything from the guest rooms to the lobby and public areas have been re-done to perfection. The oceanfront rooms overlook Kailua Bay…More
The cottage was darling (wife's words), and looked even better than the photos. It was well maintained, furnished with all amenities including the Welcome Fruit Basket and a full sized Washer and Dry…More
Charming, romantic, secluded cottage surrounded by greenery, yet near all the volcanic attractions on the Big Island - black sand beaches, a county path to hike to see lava flowing into the ocean, na…More
This is a large property with interesting things to see and do for children, young adults and older individuals.The natural inlet is fantastic; totally protected from waves but still had ocean life l…More