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Lai Nani Oceanfront Estate
3.5 out of 5
31-212 Hawaii Belt Road, Hakalau, HI
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12.76 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (50 reviews)
Beautiful Stay

"Our octagon cottage was stunning. We had the pool, waterfall and hot tub all to ourselves under the stars. The charming groundskeeper met us at the gate. It was oceanfront gorgeous on a cliff(with a danger sign). That was ok as we had plenty of beaches elsewhere."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018

Lai Nani Oceanfront Estate
The Palms Cliff House Inn
3.5 out of 5
28-3414 Hawaii Belt Road, Honomu, HI
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15.15 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (203 reviews)
The sound of waves crashing on the cliffs below.

"Charming estate home set in a breathtaking picturesque setting. Peaceful ambience. Clean and very comfortable rooms. Fast and easy check in/out. Situated in one of the most beautiful areas on the island. We plan to stay again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

The Palms Cliff House Inn
Island Goode's - Luxury Adults Only Accommodation
3 out of 5
27-2365 Mamalahoa Highway, Papaikou, HI
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18.36 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (126 reviews)

"I liked that they had dishes and cutlery to go with the microwave, fridge, kettle coffee machine and electric kettle. The room was well decorated and furnished. They even included sunscreen, bug spray and umbrellas (blow dryer as well)."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Island Goode's - Luxury Adults Only Accommodation
Old Hawaiian B and B
3 out of 5
1492 Wailuku Dr, Hilo, HI
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21.43 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (100 reviews)

"It is a lovely home and happily felt like I was going back in time. Beautiful architecture and amenities that were made better by the people. Great experience!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Old Hawaiian B and B
Hamakua Guest House and Camping Cabanas
2.5 out of 5
28-1435 Old Mamalahoa Hwy., Pepeekeo, HI
The price is $56 per night
15.76 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (94 reviews)

"Great value and location! We really enjoyed our stay!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Hamakua Guest House and Camping Cabanas
Mahana House Country Inn
4 out of 5
29-3825 Pueo'Ihi, Hakalau, HI
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13.27 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)

"Beautiful, peaceful location with amazing ocean views. Room is comfortable, owners are fantastic."…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

Mahana House Country Inn
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls
3.5 out of 5
100 Kulaniapia Drive, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $169 per night
20.61 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (531 reviews)

"This property is unlike most others and thats a good thing. The feeling is more zen and minimalist which we liked. Beautiful setting overlooking the falls. Just one walking path down to the falls then through their beautiful bamboo gardens. There is a relaxing pagoda next to the river to sit in quiet ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls
Ocean Soul (Big Island) by RedAwning
4.5 out of 5
36-2850 Hawaii Belt Road, Ookala, HI
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4.64 mi from city center
Ocean Soul (Big Island) by RedAwning
Sunrise Ocean View Studio North Hilo
The price is $86 per night
6.32 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Papaaloa

"This was a lovely spot, once we found it. Beautiful views, spacious apartment, had all the things we needed for our two day stay. GPS did not find the location so use your phone. Great location to explore the north east coast. Store just minutes away. Very much enjoyed it."…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2020

Sunrise Ocean View Studio North Hilo
Deluxe Palm Room Oceanfront Legacy Vacation Rental
The price is $89 per night
12.83 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"Parking seemed iffy, but worked out for everyone. Would suggest parking but n the getaway position"…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Deluxe Palm Room Oceanfront Legacy Vacation Rental
Stunning, Majestic, Oceanfront Location, With an Unmatched View. Hilo 2 Miles
4.9/5Exceptional! (96 reviews)
Why are you asking me to review the place?

"As you should know, I cancelled the trip -- guess why? -- and never received an acknowledgement from VRBO that I'd cancelled, though the owners did respond, promptly and considerately and we had a friendly exchange. I've also not been able to get any response from the Trip Insurance folks about the ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Stunning, Majestic, Oceanfront Location, With an Unmatched View. Hilo 2 Miles
~pu'u~ Moi Country Cottage
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18.13 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Quaint and Peaceful

"Our stay in the guesthouse for a couple nights was a home away from home! Steve was very welcoming and his daughter even prepared some banana muffins for us before we arrived! We were close to Hilo and Akaka falls and the botanical gardens were must sees! It was great being able to enjoy the view ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

~pu'u~ Moi Country Cottage
Hawaiian Hideaway at Akaka Falls
3.5 out of 5
28-2701 Kahalono Rd, Honomu, HI
The price is $299 per night
14.63 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Quiet hideaway amid the lush green - clean, well kept, quirky decor, close to Akaka Falls - really enjoyed our time there"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2018

Hawaiian Hideaway at Akaka Falls
Lovely Farm/ranch&orchard~ocean Mtn Views~ Private Balcony Over Rushing River
5/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)
Lots of aloha

"A favorite part of our stay on this lovely farm was enjoying the delicious fresh air and the sound of rushing water from our balcony, which overlooked the stream and its waterfalls. Another view stretched across a lovely field with a shot of the ocean. This is a beautiful and idyllic place and the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Lovely Farm/ranch&orchard~ocean Mtn Views~ Private Balcony Over Rushing River
Big Views From This Hamakua Home
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20.14 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Peaceful

"Enjoyed how quite it was"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Big Views From This Hamakua Home
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Visiting Ookala

Travelers to Ookala will find plenty to explore and enjoy. This city also attracts tourists with its rich culture. Top sights around the area include Mauna Kea Observatory, Mauna Kea, and Akaka Falls.

  • There are 69 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), 23.1 mi (37.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), 25.2 mi (40.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Ookala

A couple of favorite places to visit are Hamakua Heritage Corridor and Hamakua Coast. In the area, you'll also find Mauna Kea Observatory and Mauna Kea.

As you plan your vacation to Ookala, your ideal accommodation may not be in the heart of the city but there are 12 hotels and lodging options locally. Here are places to stay in the region:

  • Ocean Soul (Big Island) by RedAwning is 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the center of Ookala. This 2.5-star guesthouse in Honomu features free WiFi and free parking. Our customers like its overall value and bathrooms.
  • Hamakua Guest House and Camping Cabanas is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from central Ookala. Guests who stay at this 3-star guesthouse in Hakalau can enjoy access to free parking and a terrace, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and quiet location.
  • Oceanfront Legacy is located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the heart of Ookala. Guests who stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast in Hilo can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.

A top sight outside the city is Akaka Falls, located 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from the center of the city.

Dressing for Ookala

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 79°F and the nighttime average to be 63°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 83°F during the day and 65°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 69°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 83°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • Ookala gets about 126.69 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and September with an average temperature of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 64°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Ookala?
Based on Expedia’s traveler preferences, Ocean Soul (big Island) 2 Bedroom Home is a top place to stay in Ookala. Other good options for your trip to the area are Mahana House Country Inn and Hamakua Guest House and Camping Cabanas.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ookala, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Ookala.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Ookala?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Ookala, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What are some hotels with pools in Ookala?
Ocean Soul (big Island) 2 Bedroom Home: Features an in-room kitchen, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Island Goode’s - Luxury Adults Only Accommodation and The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls are a couple of other choices that feature an onsite pool.

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