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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Jim and Kepi are amazing hosts - not too close but not too far away. I stayed alone for approximately 6 nights. They are happy to give advice about places to go, things to see, restaurants, etc. Suitable for nearly anyone."
Guest: Ethan D.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 28, 2015
"This condo was small but clean and well organized. The owner has taken great pride in keeping everything neat and in its place. The kitchen was small but had all the necessities. The living and dining area was tastefully decorated but different from the pictures shown. The lani had a beautiful view of the lagoon. The condo's WIFI was reliable and easy to access. The unit has towels, beach towels and snorkel gear. There is a common laundry room on each floor and it costs $1.25 a load. The condos location is a 10 out of 10. Close to all the popular tourist sites and the ocean lagoon is steps away. That lagoon is paradise with crystal clear water and snorkeling with the sea turtles. The lagoon is both spring fed and ocean water, so you have cool water and warm water spots, clear water and salty water layers, high tide and low tide.You have to see it to appreciate how beautiful it is. It is very popular with the locals. The only downfall with the condo is that there isn't any air conditioning. There is only a ceiling fan over the dining table and then small fans in the bedrooms. I did not find that we had a breeze and the condo was hot. Ceiling fans in the bedrooms would be a great addition to the room. It did cool down somewhat in the evening, but if you are sensitive to the heat you would have to consider this. I would stay here again and wouldn't have any problem recommending it to someone."
Guest: here from CanadaDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 28, 2015
"We arrived to a clean and well-stocked condo. It's not the Ritz, folks, but it was clean, comfortable, well-stocked, and in a perfect location. We enjoyed the view and seeing whales from the lanai with the binoculars provided. The location was convenient to our planned activities, yet away from any noisy town traffic. Our favorite part was snorkeling next door with the turtles. We went just before sunset and there were about 30 turtles in the lagoon. We hiked around volcanoes national park, and enjoyed the fresh produce and the lilikoi butters at the farmers market. But, the most amazing day was at Imiloa planetarium. We went for an hour show and none of us was ready to leave after 4 hours, including our four year old. We have been to planetaria in Los Angeles and Chicago, but prefer this one. Our presenter, Cam, also works at Mauna Kea on the telescopes. He was very informative as well as patient and inspiring for our child. The food at Imiloa was the best we tasted of any restaurant in Hilo.
This condo was a great place to stay and we will definitely try to stay in this unit again."
Guest: Declan's MomDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
"We stayed at the Riverhouse HideAway and we had a wonderful stay. The first night we got there it was raining so hard and it was very dark. Mozela came out to greet us with an umbrella and help us find our way to the back where our entrance was. So nice! The bedroom was clean and cozy as was the rest of the house. There were little notes to help us find our way around the rental. When we got up the next morning...well that was when we were in love with our rental. The backyard was beautiful and the river wasn't a little stream but was quite large! Running all the way though the backyard down the mountain. Breathtaking to say the least! The landscaping was amazing well taken care of and the flowers were gorgeous. I must say for this time of year, I felt we had the best flowers in all of Hilo, after driving around town and hardly seeing any flowers.
Originally, I had been a bit concerned with the owners living upstairs but it was not an issue at all! We had family come to hang out a couple of times during our stay and they loved it. The only thing was the small driveway. I think I missed the turn about 80% of the time and had to turn back around. But that's my fault for not paying attention. I would definitely go back and rent this rental again. It was a great find! Thank you Mozela and Glen!"
Guest: Inga V.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 2, 2015