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

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Concierge services

Overlooking Pohakumanu Bay and the Pacific Ocean

Set amid 3.5 secluded tropical acres, this peaceful Big Island inn sits atop a 100-foot ocean cliff, near shopping areas and 2 miles from beautiful Kolekole Beach.

Gourmet breakfast

This intimate inn offers a hot gourmet breakfast each morning served on the grand main lanai. A barbecue grill is available.

Sunrise views

All 8 individually-designed guestrooms have furnished lanais overlooking the ocean and gardens, king beds with custom bedding, jetted bathtubs or marble showers, coffee and tea makers, compact refrigerators, and free Wifi.

 Guest Highlights

  • Comfortable rooms
  • Good location
  • Breakfast
  • Helpful staff

The Palms Cliff House Inn

Property Amenities

Property 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 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 8 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Free self parking 
  • Wedding services 

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 
  • Shower only 
  • 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 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

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 Full 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

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 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Property Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD $50.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: 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.

Property Name

  • Palms Cliff House
  • Palms Cliff House Honomu
  • Palms Cliff House Inn
  • Palms Cliff House Inn Honomu
  • The Palms Cliff House Hotel Honomu
  • The Palms Cliff Hotel
  • The Palms Cliff House Inn Hawaii/Honomu
  • Palms Cliff Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the inn prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Alcohol is not served at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

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

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