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Recent Hilo reviews


    "My wife and I stayed at Sea Watch in June of 2014. This wonderful house is literally right on the ocean. We were about 40 feet from the water setting 30 feet about the pounding surf and could feel the salt spray at times. The house was very spacious and had every amenity you would ever need. Sam was right next door to answer any questions and concerns I we had any. The great thing about renting a place like this instead of staying in a hotel room is the many extras you have in the form of maps and books about the island and all of its many treasures. I would recommend this as a perfect place to get away and relax and let the ocean lull you to sleep."
    Guest: Charles M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 4, 2014
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  • AMAZING!!!!!

    "We had such an amazing time. Soooooo relaxing. I thanked the property owner for calling in the whales to play right in front of the house!!!! Three sets! And swimming next to sea turtles at the beach was awesome! It was even possible to get my boys away from their video games, given the fun to be had here. :). We wish we had another week! We will be back."
    Guest: Joan M. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: July 10, 2014
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  • Our second stay in this beautiful home!

    "This was our second stay at this lovely home in Kea'au. The pictures do not do it justice. So much love and care has gone into the building of this home. The personal touches are lovely--the unique wood details and craftsmanship, the stained glass touches throughout. If you want to 'get away', just a few minutes on the lanai with the ocean crashing on the lava will completely relax you! We also had a very unique unique experience here. Hurricane Iselle hit the Big Island straight on from the East during our stay. The owners, Jack and Barbara, could not have been more helpful or concerned. Living half an hour away, this was something they had to endure and survive as well. They gave me information and helped me to make the decisions I needed to to keep my family safe. And we were fine. While it was the most terrifying experience we've ever been through, the house withstood the winds, pounding rain, and surf surges. We did lose electricity and running water, so our last few days there were more like a Little House on the Prairie experience. Unsolicited (in fact it never even entered our minds), Jack and Barbara offered to refund us some money for our inconvenience. Talk about caring and accommodating! (they also did not have running water or electricity. For weeks!) It was a unique and hopefully once in a lifetime experience. My 13 year old nephew and 15 year old niece were traveling with us; they have quite the story to tell when they go back to school! I can't recommend this house, the Puna area, or Jack and Barbara enough. And we can't wait to book our trip again for next year!"
    Guest: Tamra C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
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  • Lovely Hilo house

    "Your home is lovely. Our favorite was the ocean front sunrise every morning. We had rain for only brief period on one day. The guys loved the pool and were in it every morning and evening. the kitchen was so well equipped, we simply shopped in town and ate at home every evening. Really cool narrow country road right across the highway makes a great morning or evening walk to the beach. The house was super clean,the pool was ell maintained and the owners were promptly responsive to any questions or concerns. Next time we hope the spa will be up and running. I'd recommend the house to friends traveling to Hilo."
    Guest: Annette Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
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