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Great accommodations, well-located for main sights
"The pictures are accurate of the inside of the house. It is a lovely bungalo with lots of light, clean and very well taken care of. It does sit in the middle of a clearing, so it does not get shade and can get hot in the afternoon. There is good cross ventilation, though, and effective ceiling fans. The kitchen is well supplied with utensils, there is a tv and DVDs but no internet.
The host, Linda, is friendly and helpful.
While living room and kitchen windows do not have curtains (no real reason to since there is no other building visible and only one car went by on the private road to the house in our three days there), there are blinds in the bedrooms.
The setting is beautiful, feeling very tropical.
The house is about 2 to 3 miles off highway 11, roughly a third of the way from Hilo to Volcanoes National Park. So it is relatively close to Hilo, the volcano, and to Pahoa and Puna.
We would certainly go back another time."
Guest: Daniel C.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 22, 2015
"We enjoyed this nicely appointed condo. Very comfortable. The setting in Carl Smith beach park is really nice. It doesn't have a view of the ocean, but there is a nice view of the forest canopy. And this is a small point, but for some it will be important: you can change the input on the TV so we were able to watch Netflix movies using our Chromecast fob and the apartment wifi, which we really enjoyed."
Guest: SamDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 8, 2015
Lovely location. Worked out great for the two of us
"Thanks Richard for the great stay. The house has complete kitchen and laundry so it fit us for our two week stay. We love this location and enjoyed watching the surf from the yard. We really like how nice and quiet it was yet so close to the water. Our highlights were a helicopter tour, horse back ride at Waipio Valley and snorkling in the ocean. We kept busy."
Guest: Richard S.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 23, 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