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"Being surrounded by the beauty of this property and the amazing ocean view was just what we needed. After touring all day, it was nice to come 'home' and relax on the lanai watching the changing colors the evening sky and ocean provided. We had our breakfast outside each morning listening to the birds singing and even watching two pheasants that have made the yard their home. We will definitely be back. Mahalo Sandy and Bob"
Guest: Sandra N.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 7, 2015
"We just spent 5 wonderful days at Rick and Faith's house in Hakalau. We chose it as it was near family and also gave us plenty of space for ourselves and our older teens. Each got their own bedroom and bath which they loved. My favorite part was the huge lanai and the otuside dining table! There is a beach park right down the road from the house which is lovely and easy to get to. Views are fantastic. We also enjoyed time at beaches in Hilo. Our favorite for snorkeling was Richardson's beach. Really special. Easy to get in to Hilo but far enough away to enjoy the quiet, the breezes and the view. House is incredibly well furnished. It looks just like the pictures. It really feels like your own place for the tme you are there. They have thought of everything. And the information they sent us of where to go and what to do was very helfpul. they have put a lot of thought and time to make your stay terrific. It's clear they really care about their home and about sharing it with others. Best part is Starr, who greeted us, explained all the workings of the house and also gave us recommendations of where to shop and what to see. She is a gem! Would love to go back again and would definately try to stay here! Wonderful!"
Guest: Nancy M.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 24, 2015
"* Location/View: The Lai Nani grounds are very well maintained. The entrance walk features some lovely gardens, and then down the hill towards the living spaces there is a gazebo and a great view of the ocean. They have clearly put a lot of effort into the property and it shows. As you've probably heard, the Northeast side of the island get a lot of rain, and we definitely found that to be true during our stay. Finally, the resort itself is fairly isolated - probably about 15 minutes from Hilo or any other town. This is either a good thing or not depending on what you want so just be aware.
* Interior: My first impression was "wow" - the bungalows have high ceilings, and a clean, sleek design style. Be careful about leaving food or dirty utensils laying in the sink - we found that the bugs were quick to come out. I suspect this is more a problem with the region rather than this specific unit - there is a lot of lush vegetation and rain, and so there's probably a lot more bugs too!
* Sleeping Experience: The blinds closed enough for the room to be "pretty" dark. The mattress was fairly comfortable but it creaked really loudly whenever we moved which made it difficult to sleep.
* TV and Internet: The TV was a nice flatscreen, and the internet was easy to set up and fairly fast."
Guest: Brian B.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 9, 2014
"Our entire family loved staying at this spacious and comfy retreat! We had a big group of about 16 aunties and cousins all staying here for my sisters wedding. We rented out the house and apartment which gave us lots of room for everyone. There were plenty of beds, futons/couches, pillows and bedding for all. Plus 4 full bathrooms! We especially enjoyed how spacious the kitchen, great room and outdoor living areas are. Perfect for group cooking and having family parties!
And if that wasn't enough Starr, the property manager, is just about the nicest and most helpful person you'll ever meet! She greets you warmly as soon as you get there and makes you feel right at home. She's very knowledgeable about the area and goes out of her way to help you enjoy your stay!"
Guest: ErickaDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: August 14, 2015