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Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront (with AC)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront (without AC)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront (without AC)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront (with AC)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelSecluded inn on lush tropical estate 15 min. north of Hilo

Located in Honomu, The Palms Cliff House Inn is by the ocean and close to Hakalau Beach and World Botanical Gardens.

This romantic inn is within the vicinity of Umauma Falls and Akaka Falls.

Make yourself at home in one of the 8 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and DVD players. Rooms have private furnished lanais. Complimentary dial-up Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Pamper yourself with onsite body treatments or take in the view from a garden. Additional amenities at this Victorian inn include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Event facilities at this inn consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

More than 3 acres of fragrant gardens border the secluded Palms Cliff House Inn, set atop a 100-foot (30-meter) ocean cliff on the Big Island of Hawaii. Close to Akaka Falls, Kolekole Beach, with its picturesque waterfall, is a 2-mile (3.2-kilometer) drive. Historic Hilo Town is 11 miles (17.7 kilometers) away and shopping areas are nearby.

Guests have use of barbecue facilities, including table settings and condiments. A lounge provides an honor bar stocked with snacks and nonalcoholic beverages (surcharges). Wireless Internet access and secure parking are available for free.

On request, the inn provides open-air massages (surcharges).

  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Conference space 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 8 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Furnished lanai 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
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Where to Eat

Breakfast is available each morning on the Grand Main Lanai (surcharges apply for guests who did not book the Sunrise Rate Plan).

Guests may also request a Continental breakfast in their rooms, which includes fresh tropical fruit, breakfast breads, coffee, and tea (surcharges).

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Seaside Restaurant

Pizza Hawaii

Café Pesco

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Nearby Things to Do

Although the inn is poised atop an ocean cliff, it does not have beach access. Beach activities are available, 2 miles away, at Kolekole Beach Park. Akaka Falls State Park, also 2 miles from the inn, offers running and hiking paths through a lush tropical setting. Various excursions leave from Hilo Town, 11 miles away. Guests can enjoy aerial sightseeing and ecotours near the hotel as well.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
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Spa Services

  • Body treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 5 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators

No cribs (infant beds) available

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 30.00 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD $50.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Palms Cliff House Inn is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
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