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Hamakua Guesthouse

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Natural pool
Shared kitchen
King Private Room with Ocean Views | Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
Shared bathroom
Property amenity

Overview of Hamakua Guesthouse

Hamakua Guesthouse

2.5 star property
8.6 out of 10 Excellent
8.6/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
28-1435 Old Mamalahoa Hwy., Pepeekeo, HI, 96728

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAkaka Falls10 min drive
  • Popular LocationHakalau Beach Park10 min drive
  • Popular LocationKolekole Beach Park12 min drive
  • AirportHilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.)27 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Pepeekeo, Hamakua Guesthouse is in a rural area and by the ocean. Shoppers can check out Hilo Farmers Market, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Hakalau Beach Park and Akaka Falls. Mokupapapa Discovery Center is another place to visit that comes recommended. Discover the area's water adventures with snorkeling and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ziplining and hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Zip Isle Zip Line - 10 min drive
  • Akaka Falls - 10 min drive
  • Hakalau Beach Park - 10 min drive
  • Kolekole Beach Park - 12 min drive
  • Onomea Tea Company Estate - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Hilo Intl. Airport (ITO) - 27 min drive


  • What's Shakin - 7 min drive
  • Baker Tom's - 11 min drive
  • Blue Kalo - 7 min drive
  • What's Shakin - 4 min drive
  • Onomea Country Market & Cafe - 6 min drive

About this property

Hamakua Guesthouse

Guesthouse by the ocean
Located close to Hakalau Beach Park and Akaka Falls, Hamakua Guesthouse provides a garden. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • A TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews speak well of the walkable location
Room features
All guestrooms are individually furnished, and offer amenities such as free WiFi.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • 2 bathrooms with showers



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site

Things to do

  • TV in common areas


  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower only
  • Towels


  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Mobile key entry

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property is in a very rural area. Guests should contact this property in advance for directions.
Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Access methods

Access code, private entrance


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Tax ID - W39044116-01
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Prepaid credit cards are not accepted for any bookings
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that this property is run solely on solar power; guests may be asked to conserve water or electricity upon arrival.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Hamakua Guesthouse pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Hamakua Guesthouse?

As of May 28, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hamakua Guesthouse on Jun 1, 2023 start from $102.2, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Hamakua Guesthouse?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Hamakua Guesthouse?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Hamakua Guesthouse?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is Hamakua Guesthouse located?

Situated by the ocean, this guesthouse is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from Hakalau Beach Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Akaka Falls and Mokupapapa Discovery Center. Hilo Farmers Market is 10 mi (16 km) away.




Rating 10 - Excellent. 88 out of 148 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 59%
Rating 8 - Good. 34 out of 148 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 23%
Rating 6 - Okay. 16 out of 148 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 11%
Rating 4 - Poor. 6 out of 148 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 4%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 4 out of 148 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Okay


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
It's okay stay for us overall. The site manager is very nice and friendly, especially, the cats he raised in the yard are very cute. The surrounding is a beautiful jungle. There are couple things surprised us: - the way to get there is very bumpy and narrow. It's under-maintained. There were many pits on the way . - There is NO continental breakfast. ( at least, the site manager did not mentioned) and we did not see it. - You will SHARE bathroom with at least 4 rooms of people. It's huge misleading in this property's detailed descriptions.

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Eco friendly and educational. Gorgeous views. Very nice staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

4/10 Poor


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Room comfort
Unique location; beware bathroom access
This was a unique experience and setting. The listing should make clear that not only is there a shared bathroom but access to it requires going down a stairwell For those of us who need that access at night, not easy.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

8/10 Good


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Our stay at this Guesthouse was a wonderful highlight of our stay on the Big Island of Hawaii, and I am so glad we chose it. My husband and I found it to be an interesting place. The room, and the open areas of the guest house were nicely furnished and decorated, and provided a deep sense of peace and calm. There were little thoughtful offerings for each guest including ear plugs for the sounds of night frogs, and birds. However those sounds were very nice and relaxing, and I personally cannot imagine blocking out these sweet sounds. The manager was accommodating and friendly. I think Expedia should be more clear about what a Guest house means, so that travelers know what to expect in terms of shared space. There was no A/C and it was very damp. However in terms of temperature, A/C was not needed. The only real concern was the road leading to the Guesthouse. We came in after dark, and were very concerned with the narrow road which was over run by the thick forest and trees and vines on both sides. The road was not paved and there were holes our little rental car struggled to get through. There was also a lot of debris, perhaps from an earlier storm, and our car picked up some of this debris, causing some minor damage. This is probably out of the Guesthouse’s control, but until we pulled into the well appointed parking lot and were reassured of the Guesthouse’s good accommodations we were put off.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
True hawaii jungle experience
Awesome experience! Aaron and Huston were more then accommodating! The site is beautiful and met some awesome people. The swim pool and waterfall are gorgeous and the ultimate Hawaii experience. Thank you,!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

6/10 Okay


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is beautifully located. The amenities were exactly as described. I will return, for sure. What I do advise is that you immediately clarify with the property regarding your accommodations after booking through Expedia. When I booked Expedia booked me as a queen guest room at a higher price, when I received my email the property staff informed me that Expedia requested the hammocks, not the queen room I had booked on their website.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Myra L

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
An Experience in Itself
So happy to have found this place. Quite an unique experience to sleep in hammocks and share communal bathrooms, kitchen, and living space. Beautiful view of the ocean and not far from Hilo if you want dinner in a restaurant. Love the commitment to the environment and a lower-cost alternative to an otherwise expensive island. It is very European concept though American-owned. Hammocks were fairly comfortable and despite a lot of rain we stayed dry in our cabana. We are 60-years old though former scout leaders. Get the deluxe cabana, which is closer to the bathrooms.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

General hotel information

Highly Rated Amenities
Nice Bathroom
Star Rating
28-1435 Old Mamalahoa Hwy., Pepeekeo, HI