1 Night Free -- Ocean Front, Downtown Kona, Free Wifi & Phone USA & Canada
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- Minimum stay:1-10 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Kona Islander Inn condo description
LAST MINUTE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ~~ *Book 5 consecutive nights or more then get 1 NIGHT *FREE (*at our lowest rate)
*must mention 'E.B. SPECIAL' previously booked dates do not apply. (This is for any booking made after 1/1/14) OTHER SPECIALS MAY BE AVAILABLE. INQUIRE WITH OWNER.
FREE IN ROOM WiFi and PHONE TO USA & CANADA.
IRONMAN??!!! WATCH FROM THE ROOM LANAI!!! WALK TO START IN MINUTES!!
Budget? OCEAN FRONT DOWNTOWN Romantic, Quaint, Tropical & Adventure.
~PRIVATELY OWNED in the heart of Downtown Kona. (Between Huggo's Restaurant & Bubba Gump's.) The Grounds are Beautiful Pristine & Tropical with Tiki Torches lit every night for added Hawaiiana Ambiance.
WALK to everything: Beach, Shopping, Dining, Church, Luau, Grocery, Farmer's Market for local fruit & veggies, etc. You really don't need a car.
(but arrange ahead for cab from airport. approx $40) http://laurastaxi.com/ http://www.robertshawaii.com/konaexpress/
There is a shuttle that goes up and down town Ali'i Dr. as well.
FREE PRIVATE WiFi IN ROOM! Wireless & modem. This is an added bonus to our clients to make your stay easy!
Peaceful & Romantic...
CLEAN, NEAT & Charming. Newly Renovated & New Furniture.
~Little kitchenette with 18' x 30' small fridge for basic needs with many small appliances for at home cooking. ~Grounds have BBQ, Pool, Hot Tub.
~Queen bed very comfortable. Also a sofa pull out bed if you don't want to share bed.
~Linens & Bath Towels provided. Cool ocean breezes in this unit. A/C if need.
We love to listen to the ocean right outside. Having dinner on our private lanai watching the sunset into the ocean is a must do. Watch for the 'green flash!'
Once you come here you'll never want to go anywhere else.
Free Onsite Parking is limited first come basis. Security is strict & you need Parking Pass from Security.
24 Hour on-site Security and Cameras.
~On site Coin Washer/Dryers. FREE WiFi in Lobby (ask desk for code.)
This Unit is on THIRD FLOOR. There is NO ELEVATOR. Great for security but pack your suitcase light! Forget something? No worries. Walmart & Ross, etc. close by.
THIS IS A NON-SMOKING UNIT AND SMOKE FREE COMPLEX. It is beyond my control & Security will fine for smoking on grounds or unit.
~~My unit is individually owned and operated as some are. Unfortunately some of the other units are not as nice as this unit & can give the Kona Islander a bad reputation. We take great pride in our unit to meet our needs & standards & the needs & standards of our guests.~~
- On floor 3
- 400 sq. ft.
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
Kitchenette small but has many small appliances to make indoor cooking easy. It is somewhat 'dated' but clean & neat. Small Toaster/Oven assists minimal baking needs also portable 2 Burner stove top....moreless
- Clothes Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Towels Provided
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Located in the HEART of Downtown Kona. Many Advantages. So much to do and see! Check out the book 'Hawaii: Big Island Revealed' or nicknamed 'The Blue Book' Quiet time, Romance, Adventure, Night Life, It's all at your fingertips. Private in Room FREE WiFi & FREE PHONE to USA & CANADA!! (bring your own PC) ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Communal Pool
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Not Necessary
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Mountain Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Pier Fishing
- Massage Therapist
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Eco Tourism
- Bird Watching
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Whale Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Located in the Heart of Downtown Kona. Amazing Snorkeling with exotic fish. Many local Adventure Opportunities & Entertainment. Luau within walking distance. Grab some local flyers in the kiosk as you get off the plane! At night from the lanai there are flood lights illuminating the waves... so neat! This is the island with the Actively flowing Volcano! A wonder of the world. Walk to everything! It's ALL here. ...moreless
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Really wonderful Studio!
Really wonderful Studio!
My wife and I visited Kona for Christmas and New Years. This place is really nice. It's right on Ali'i Drive, in the middle of town with a wonderful ocean view on the Lanai. Beautiful. Though right in the thick of things, if you plan on leaving downtown I'd rent a car. We did and were so thankful for it!
- Guest jordan c.
- Date of stay 12/25/13
- Review Submitted 01/10/14
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, adventure seekers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+.
Owner response: Mahalo for your lovely response. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to Kona and it was what you expected. It sounds like you were able to see much of the island in your short time. I am glad my tips help guide you to the best places to go and see! We are now offering bag hold for Guests. I know that would be a great help for you. I am glad I was able to give you a late check out and would have given you the full day if I could have but other guests were arriving. Much Mahalo to you & Warm Hawaiian memories.... Gigi
What an amazing respite!Guest comment entered by owner
What an amazing respite!
Aloha Gigi! Your place here on the big island is fantastic. What an amazing respite! Again, thank you so much. Such a great place! Happy new year!
- Guest J.C.
- Date of stay 12/25/13
- Review Submitted 12/29/13
Excellent location, small and handy
Excellent location, small and handy
An excellent location in Kona! We had a great stay here and the description is accurate. Gigi was very helpful in arranging the place for us. The place is small and could do with some maintenance but it has everything you need, and the location more than makes up for it.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 11/20/13
- Review Submitted 11/30/13
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, adventure seekers, sightseeing, romantic getaway.
Owner response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Having the ocean view right out your lanai is pretty incredible. Plus being downtown, makes it quite convenient. We did many renovations in the front room and geared up for comfort, convenience and cleanliness. The kitchen and bathroom is next on our list and renovations will be completely done in spring!
The unit was exactly as advertised. The location was awesome, close to everything and the view from the lanai was fantastic. The unit is clean, well kept and has a very firm bed. Gigi was very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this unit.
- Guest Hawaii Lover (Maple Ridge, BC Canada)
- Date of stay 11/02/13
- Review Submitted 11/28/13
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, age 55+.
Owner response: Aloha, I am glad you both had a great time and it was what you expected. I always try to go above and beyond to give one to one personal service for my Guests. I know it is expensive to go to Hawaii and I want my Guests to get the quality and comfort they deserve, as if it were myself. Much Mahalo for your review! Gigi
IronManGuest comment entered by owner
I am IronMan from Japan. It was excellent! I was right downtown by starting. I love the hot tub and pool. I will recommend and tell all of my Japanese friends. It was very reasonable and I was surprised how clean and nice it was. I loved waking up to the sound of the ocean.
- Guest M. H.
- Date of stay 10/10/13
- Review Submitted 10/15/13
It is everything we were hoping and more!Guest comment entered by owner
It is everything we were hoping and more!
Gigi, Thank you for checking in with us. Everything is great. The condo is wonderful! It is everything we were hoping and more! We had brunch and checked out the farmers market. Thank you for everything! This is perfect for us! Sincerely, John H.
- Guest John H.
- Date of stay 09/28/13
- Review Submitted 10/01/13
Beautiful condo grounds
Beautiful condo grounds
The condo was as described. The main bedroom/living room part was very nicely furnished and clean. It is a bachelor, but it was comfortable for 2 adults. We enjoyed the AC and DVD player provided. The bed was comfortable, as was the couch. No complaints about the main room. The kitchenette/bathroom area was quite small and really did not meet our needs. There is only 1 sink, so you wash your hands and brush your teeth in the same room as you prepare food. Especially in the morning, this setup was a bit awkward. We decided to eat out for dinner every night as it was just easier. This is not like us, as we had just spent a week in a condo in Maui with a full kitchen and made our dinner every night. However, despite this, we enjoyed our stay and loved the condo grounds. The Inn operators have made huge attempts to create an oasis in the middle of a busy street (read loud and lots of traffic and foot traffic). Lots of huge plants and flower line the walkways on the grounds. The pool and hot tub are fantastic and relaxing. This is where we spent most of our time while on the grounds. For the price, this condo is a great option and is within walking distance to several restaurants and Jack's Diving Locker (Manta Ray night dive or snorkel highly recommended). We ate twice at Rosa's Cantina - excellent!
- Guest Jathina B.
- Date of stay 09/09/13
- Review Submitted 09/30/13
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.
Owner response: Aloha, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at our Condo. I always try to make sure there are no surprises and show many pics and give lots of information. I am a one-on-one "no nonsense" home owner and want to give my Guests what I would expect from a condo. As of now we have taken a lengthy process to update the condo as you have mentioned. We are presently working on phase 2 of the renovations so possibly by your next visit there will be 2 sinks and an updated kitchen! I know this is not always convenient but I try to make up for it in other ways with many handy appliances, early check in's, late check outs (such as your 9 PM check out, instead of 10 am, giving you a complete extra day.) I take pride in it's being clean, neat & comfortable. Having the Ocean View and being Centrally located is a huge bonus. As you mentioned the price is the best in town. Our Home Owner Association has gone above and beyond with our grounds. The pool and hot tub, BBQ area is an Oasis for sure. We are all involved in this process to make sure it is Safe and Clean. We take pride in our accomplishments and thanks for mentioning it! It is a lot of hard work but we all pull together to make it our little paradise. Thank you for your response and hope to see you again in the future. Mahalo nui loa, Gigi
Amazed! Impressed! Happy!Guest comment entered by owner
Amazed! Impressed! Happy!
My sister n her man were amazed! .....they were so happy! Very impressed for sure...... had a blast.....thanks again Gigi.....
- Guest S.M.
- Date of stay 09/13/13
- Review Submitted 09/18/13
Honeymoon!Guest comment entered by owner
Wonderful! Thank you so much :)
- Guest J.B.
- Date of stay 09/09/13
- Review Submitted 09/12/13
We def would comeback!Guest comment entered by owner
We def would comeback!
Gigi, We left about about two hours ago. We straightens up the place. It was a very nice place and perfect location. We def would comeback! Thanks for the extended checkout.
- Guest B.M.
- Date of stay 09/06/13
- Review Submitted 09/09/13
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 20 - Apr 1, 2014
5 night min stay
Oct 3 - Oct 12, 2014
10 night min stay
|My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
~SECURITY DEPOSIT: VRBO "Property Damage Protection" plan is required. 1 time fee of $49 per reservation.
~TAX/fees 18% CLEANING FEE $100 (long term more)
~60 Day Cancellation Policy 90% return & $30 Processing Fee. ~Deposits Not refunded for Special Events & Holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter & Ironman. Booked rates Final. International Card Surcharge Fee.
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection: $49
- Processing & Handling: $8
- CLEANING: $100
- Tax Rate 18%
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- Nearest Airport: Kona Airport at 15 Miles
- Nearest Beach: In front of building. Many everywhere. at 30 Metres
- Nearest Barpub: Everywhere at 30 Metres
- Nearest Restaurant: Everywhere at 30 Metres
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We put our heart & soul into our Hawaii Unit. It was remodeled with Hawaiiana Design. We retired and moved to Hawaii for the winters. I came from Buffalo, NY & Cape Cod, MA. My husband from Northern CA. This is a golfers paradise (ask my husband... wink wink ;p) as well as a beach tropical dream. We split our time in Kona & Cape Cod. We rent it out when we are not here. Therefore you will find it CLEAN & NEAT with many small appliances for your needs. Although it is small and the kitchen smaller, it meets our needs. Having the Ocean waves right out the door is what makes it so special. Some of these units at The Islander are not up to par as is ours. We take pride in our unit and reputation. The grounds on the other hand are unbelievably gorgeous and tropical Hawaiiana and well kept. Banana trees onsite and occasionally in lobby you can get some local fruit from the trees! We do BBQ very often and meet people at the pool, hot tub area and it is so much fun. It is quiet and security is amazing. 10 CUBIC FRIDGE! fridge with freezer. (see pics) FRIDGE ENVY!!
Why the Owner Chose Kona Islander Inn:
Kona is laid back. Not the busy hustle and bustle of the city. It has wonderful restaurants and beaches all over the place. It is hard to decide which one to go to. IRONMAN??!!! WATCH FROM THE ROOM LANAI!!! WALK TO START IN MINUTES!! http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/ironman/world-championship/course.aspx
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Being Downtown has it's advantages. You can walk to everything & work off all of the great food. Parking is limited so it's great to not even deal with a car. I have a moped for fun. You can rent them downtown too. Visit Black, White & Green Sand beaches on Big Island Hawaii. Walk to a Luau at King Kamehameha Hotel.
Kona Coffee on... Ocean View waiting. Sunsets, Dolphins & Whales.. live Aloha :)
See Cruise Ship in Background?
Pool, Hot Tub & BBQ Common Area with dining chairs/tables (not shown)
OCEAN VIEW FROM CONDO UNIT LANAI!
Desk Area with FREE PRIVATE Wi-Fi, & Phone to US/Canada. - Printer not included
Lots of Storage Space for toiletries.
From Hallway looking into a micro-very EFFICIENT Kitchenette & Bath area
Fridge/Freezer ENVY!! 10 cubic feet. Brand new.
View from outside looking in. This is 3rd floor for nice privacy. NO elevators.
ahh....Walking the grounds to pool. Tropical & Lush.
The grounds by Pool & Hot Tub
Oceanfront right in front of Condo!
Taken from the condo Lanai in evening after watching Sunset. Sooo pretty!
Comfort Sofa Couch in Studio
Bed/Living area with desk too. Queen Size Comfort Mattress. Bed up high fits suitcases under.
Private Seating for 2 Overlooking Ocean. Coffee in the am, Cocktails in the pm!
Entrance to Studio
Lots of Storage Space for toiletries/medicine chest.
Fridge/Freezer ENVY!! 10 cubic ft.(Brand new in show room) STOVE IS NOT IN CONDO
Fridge and Storage/counter-top in Kitchenette. Micro, Toaster Oven, etc.
We are 3rd floor, tucked in 2nd from left. Facing Ocean FRONT. Beautiful!
Common area Lobby for seating. Snuggle up with a book or meet friends and hang.
Visit Historical Sights such as Hulihee Palace within walking distance
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