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The Palms Cliff House Inn places you within a few miles (5 km) of Hakalau Beach Park and World Botanical Gardens. The 8 rooms at this 3.5-star inn include furnished lanais, refrigerators, and coffee makers. It's in the historical district and also near Zip Isle Zip Line and Kolekole Beach Park.

Dining

For your convenience, a full breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

All 8 individually decorated rooms provide furnished lanais, refrigerators, and coffee makers. For entertainment, guests can enjoy satellite TV. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free local calls, ceiling fans, and safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

The Palms Cliff House Inn features free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and express check-out. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Front-desk staff can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique inn include laundry facilities, a garden, and barbecue grills.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities

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 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 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

The Palms Cliff House Inn offers 8 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to furnished lanais. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Rooms are equipped with complimentary dial-up Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • 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 

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 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving 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:

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.

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

  • This inn is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.

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