Located on the slopes of Mount Hualalai in the heart of the Kona Coffee belt, Holualoa Inn is not just an “accommodation,” it’s an extraordinary Hawai’ian experience. We are honored to have been recognized by so many reputable publications. Read what others have had to say about us!

“Hawai’i’s real flowers are its people”

Escape To Tranquility - Johnny Gillespie

“From the moment we arrived at Hōlualoa Inn, its serene and idyllic setting captivated us. The drive down the enchanting driveway heightened our anticipation, and the outside world faded away.” Read more about Johnny and Jenni’s one night getaway to the Hōlualoa Inn!

Best Kona Hotels for Your Next Hawai’i Island Vacation or Staycation

We are proud to be the 5th B&B listed, under Best for Couples’ Getaway! “As the name suggests, this boutique hotel is in Hōlualoa, a sleepy, art enclave perched on the slopes of Hualālai. Sitting on 30 lush acres bursting with tropical fruit trees, flowers, and over 5,000 Kona coffee trees, the Hōlualoa Inn offers guests the chance for serene strolls through its gardens or a dip in the tiled mosaic pool.”

Readers’ Choice: Hawai’i Island

Hōlualoa Inn is honored to be recognized with the 2023 First Place Readers’ Choice Award for Best B&B, Hawai’i Magazine. “Famed for its volcanoes and black-sand beaches, the largest of the Hawaiian Islands is also a great place to get away and experience true tranquility.”

Hawaii Wedding Style's Digital Edition

“Holualoa Inn offers a truly special experience at its 30-acre private estate replete with lush tropical gardens, Kona coffee trees, and a panoramic view of the Kona coastline.” Make sure to check out our latest feature in Hawaii Wedding Style’s digital edition!

A Romantic Getaway at Holualoa Inn, Hawaii - Rachel Chen

“Set on the slopes of the Kona Coffee Belt, the inn offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Holualoa Inn is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.” Find out more about Rachel’s romantic getaway to the Big Island!

Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award 2021

We are proud to have received the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for 2021, placing us in the top 10% of hotels worldwide!

The 3 Best Bed and Breakfast or Inn on Hawaiʻi Island in 2021

“Masterfully mixing old Hawaii with modern luxuries, Holualoa Inn’s almost overwhelming charm may make it difficult for guests to leave its lush 30-acre property, which also features a flower garden, a hot tub and carefully selected art and sculptures in the inn’s open-air great room.”

First Place: 2019 Best Bed and Breakfast in Hawaii

Holualoa Inn is honored to be named the Best Bed and Breakfast in Hawaii by West Hawaii Today.

2018 Hall of Fame Winner

Visit TripAdvisor to read more reviews like this one: “Pictures and reviews online cannot prepare you for the actual thing. Celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary called for a special place: and we found it!”

25 Best Hawaii Wedding Venues

“Originally built in the 1970s to serve as a private residence, Holualoa Inn offers a home-away-from-home ambiance that draws in couples who want an intimate and romantic experience in a tropical setting.”

7 Ways to Have an Active and Healthy Vacation

“During our last two nights on the Big Island, we stayed at a delightful inn nestled in the mountains, the Holualoa Inn. It was the perfect setting overlooking the city of Kona because the inn was remote and secluded…Holualoa Inn also provided a magnificent two-course healthy breakfast, which is why we picked it.”

The Best Inns in Every State for a Charm-Filled Getaway

“If you’re looking for a secluded getaway, book one of the six rooms at Holualoa Inn, on a 30-acre coffee estate on the Big Island’s west coast. After a breakfast of fresh fruits, organic eggs, and, of course, Kona coffee, guests can stroll into the artists’ village of Holualoa.”

Saving and Splurging in Hawaii

“A mountaintop oasis of serene beauty…I can’t adequately describe the Buddha-vibe perfection you can get here.”

Adventures on the Big Island of Hawaii (Plus Red Hot Magma!)

“The beautiful Holualoa Inn outside Kona in the small village of Holualoa. It was the perfect place to relax after exploring the island all day. Its position perched on the slope of the volcano gave us awesome views of the ocean and Kailua-Kona area down below, plus the gardens were full of birds.”

Holualoa Inn Unveils Stylish Renovation of Vintage Barn

“In creating the ideal space for a bride to prepare for her wedding, no detail has been overlooked.”

Tried, Tested, & Recommended

“This luxurious, wooden, two-storey bungalow – originally built as a residence for a former publisher of Honolulu’s main newspaper – has operated as a cosy six-room bed and breakfast for over 30 years. Set amid a coffee and fruit orchard, it’s a relaxing retreat with incredible panoramic Pacific views.”

Experts' Choice & Best of Hawaii

“The TripExpert Score draws on hotel, restaurant and tourist attraction reviews written by experts for publications.”

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America's Most Charming Inns

“If it’s not an escape without ocean breezes and tropical temperatures, then Holualoa Inn, a six-room (and one cottage) inn on Hawaii’s big island, might be your dream spot.”

5 Historic Retreats to Truly Decompress

February 2016: “Holualoa Inn defines the authentic Hawai’ian experience offering you a once-in-a-lifetime ability to relax and recharge amid a working coffee plantation estate.”

Hawaiian Haves: The Top 10 Hotels on the Big Island

February 2016: “Every stylish suite is furnished with WiFi, comfortable seating areas, and lovely original artwork, as well as arresting garden or ocean views.”

Trivago Checkin: Slow Travel Hawaiian Honeymoons

February 2016 “The Holualoa Inn’s grounds aren’t just limited to the main house and the mosaic pool; guests are invited to spread out and explore the adjacent nursery as well as the flora and fauna lining the nature trails.”

2015 WeddingWire Editors' Pick

December 2015: “What could be dreamier than a romantic inn on the Big Island of Hawaii? …The portrait backdrops on the property are nothing short of stunning!”

Luxe Lodge on a Coffee Plantation

October 2015: “Now, 10 years after the Hazens bought the worn-down teak lodge on 30 overgrown acres, the boutique luxury inn boasts handsome Balinese decor, a farm-to-table breakfast and numerous accolades.”

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15 Great Places to Go on Your Next Vacation

January 2015: Chosen as the place to visit on the Big Island by Men’s Health. “For a real wakeup, stay on an actual working coffee plantation at the Holualoa Inn—you’ll be hard pressed to find a corner with a bad view (or a bad brew, for that matter).”

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Top Luxury B&B

June 2015: Holualoa Inn is honored to be named a Top Luxury B&B in the US by Bedandbreakfast.com. “When traditional plantation-style architecture mixes with modern touches of Polynesian elegance, an unforgettable luxury vacation erupts.”

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