2 Best Hotels in East Molokai, Molokai

Dunbar Beachfront Cottages

$$ | 9750 Kamehameha V Hwy., Kaunakakai, HI, 96748, USA Fodor's Choice

Perfect for a comfortable base in the country, think of these two oceanfront, plantation-style cottages as your own private beach home on Molokai's east end; each has a full kitchen, washer and dryer, and ocean-facing lanai. There are small beaches just steps from the front door, and the Pauwalu cottage is fronted by a fishpond, which is the perfect wading spot for families with young children.

There's a three-night minimum stay.

Pros

  • Complete privacy
  • Well-stocked kitchens
  • Convenient location to east end beaches

Cons

  • Isolated and far from town
  • Very popular, so bookings can be hard to come by
  • Additional cleaning fee
9750 Kamehameha V Hwy., Kaunakakai, HI, 96748, USA
808-336–0761
hotel Details
2 cottages
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Puu O Hoku Ranch

$$$$ | Rte. 450 near mile marker 25, Kaunakakai, HI, 96748, USA

At the east end of Molokai, these ocean-view accommodations are on 14,000 isolated acres of pasture and forest—a remote and serene location for people who want to get away from it all or meet in a retreat atmosphere. Two-bedroom cottages are available, and for large groups—family reunions, for example—the ranch has a lodge that can accommodate up to 22 guests, with 11 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, and a large kitchen. 

Pros

  • On-site store with unique gifts and treats
  • Authentic working ranch
  • Great hiking

Cons

  • On remote east end of island
  • Road to property is narrow and winding
  • Very high cleaning fee
Rte. 450 near mile marker 25, Kaunakakai, HI, 96748, USA
808-558--8109
hotel Details
2-room cottage, 11-room lodge
Rate Includes: No Meals

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