The Palms Cliff House Inn
There are places you can travel to that fill your mind with images and romantic ideas long before you ever arrive. The Palms Cliff House Inn, located on the ocean side of Honomu, the Gateway to Akaka Falls, is one such destination. The Palms Cliff House Inn is a legal, permitted, & inspected Inn operating on the Big Island of Hawaii. Book with confidence, knowing that you will be arriving to a clean, secure, and professionally operated business.
Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice Winner, Again!
Excited to announce that for the third year in a row we have won the Reader's Choice Award for Best Bed & Breakfast. Congratulations to all the winners in this year's list.
Year after year we are honored to receive the public's acknowledgement of our great staff and wonderful B&B. We pour our hearts into this place and are just thrilled (even after 15 years) when others say "well done!" Mahalo to everyone, most especially our staff, without whom, we could not exceed our guests expectations.
Be sure to click on the Video Room Tour button in the header
to see first hand what the rooms look like.
The Inn's ocean front private 3.5 acre estate ensures quiet relaxation. The Inn is conveniently located within easy driving distance to Volcanoes National Park, Akaka Falls, Mauna Kea's Summit, and Historic Hilo Town.
When we decided to open our home to guests as a boutique Bed and Breakfast, our goal was to create our Inn to be as unique as the Big Island. We set out to offer guests unique luxuries that are usually found only at large resorts. Items like private entrances to your room like a hotel, private bathrooms - no sharing!, quiet rooms - a must when traveling, private dining tables - invite others to join you only if you are in the mood, and comfortable beds - another must have when traveling.
No matter what it is that leads you to the Big Island, discover the aloha of old Hawaii at The Palms Cliff House Inn.
Honored Again As The Best Bed & Breakfast in East Hawaii
The beauty of this Plantation Era Victorian Inn draws you in from the first moment you turn down the palm tree lined drive way and reminds you of Hawaii's Sugar Plantion past. For the independent traveler seeking a unique old Hawaiian experience. The Palms Cliff House Inn will hold a special appeal.
We're Featured in United Airlines In Flight Magazine Hemispheres!
Here's an excerpt: Three Perfect Days: Hawaii - Author Jacqueline Detwiler
DAY ONE | By the time you reach John and Michele Gamble's breakfast table at the Palms Cliff House Inn, a rambling, many-porched cliffside hacienda that appears to have been airlifted straight from Charleston, S.C., you've already begun to forget [about your Blackberry]. Breakfast this morning includes local lilikoi (passion fruit) juice, orange-cranberry muffins and fresh pineapple.
Just when you think you're done, leaning back with a satisfied smile and taking deep breaths of air untouched by humans for more than 2,500 miles, John emerges from the kitchen with guava sweetbread French toast and mango-chicken sausage.You tear yourself away from the inn's paradisiacal porch, explaining that — as much as you'd like to stay all day and watch the moody waves explode into sea spray against Hilo's rocky shore — you've got to go see a man about a volcano. Read more at: http://www.hemispheresmagazine.com/2011/12/01/three-perfect-days-hawaii/1/
Michele Gamble has served on the board of the Hawaii Island Bed & Breakfast Association (HIBBA).
Both John & Michele offer consulting services to existing and aspiring Innkeepers & B&B Owners.