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Reviewed on Apr. 13, 2020
There are not many Expedia-listed accommodation options within a 6-mile (10-kilometer) distance of downtown Papaaloa, so we recommend you to book early if you'd like to stay in a centrally located Papaaloa hotel.
The Palms Cliff House Inn, Hawaii, which is the nearest hotel, is 10 miles (16 kilometers) from downtown Papaaloa. Another convenient option is the Hamakua Ranch House, which is located in Hawaii, 11 miles (18 kilometers) from downtown Papaaloa.
The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls is 18 miles (29 kilometers) from the main part of Papaaloa. Another accommodation option is the Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, which is situated 19 miles (31 kilometers) away. Two other Expedia-listed options around Papaaloa are the Oceanfront Legacy and the Hilo Naniloa Hotel.
19 miles (31 kilometers) from Papaaloa you will find Hilo, where visitors can enjoy Hilo Farmers Market, University of Hawaii at Hilo and University of Hawaii at Hilo Botanical Gardens. The Hilo Seaside Hotel and Pagoda Hilo Bay Hotel are just some of the Expedia-listed apartment and hotel alternatives in Hilo. Alternatively, you could stay in Volcano, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the north of Papaaloa, where you can pick from the At the Crater's Edge and The Artist Cottage. The Kilauea, Volcano Art Center and Gallery and Volcano Winery are a couple of the more popular points of interest to see when you're in Volcano.
Kailua-Kona is home to around 12,000 residents, and is situated 55 miles (89 kilometers) east of Papaaloa. A few local attractions that are worth visiting are the Makalei Golf Club, Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation and Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation You can choose from a nice selection of accommodations in Kailua-Kona that suit most tastes and budgets. Some of the most popular options here include: the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff and Aston Kona by the Sea. Other accommodation choices include: the Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort and Royal Sea Cliff Kona by Outrigger.
If you are planning on flying via Hilo International Airport, you can stay at Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, or Hilo Naniloa Hotel, both of which are a short ride away.