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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
"Checked in on a Saturday, stayed for 5 days. The house is -very- comfortable. All the basics, and very well taken care of. Wifi's included--bonus for checking directions and nearby locations. Just outside downtown Hilo, and yet neighborhood is -very- quiet. House was cool at night and got nice sun during the day. Bathrooms were very spacious and kitchen was very-well equipped.
The only downsides were: there was a washing machine and dryer (very helpful!), no laundry soap was provided. With not being able to travel with it, we had to buy some and then leave almost a full bottle. Same thing with dish soap. Felt like a waste :( .
Other than those 2 things, the property is very nice, well-located, and very comfortable!"
Guest: DebraDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
"My family and I stayed in the Honu 2 for two nights and could not have asked for a more comfortable suite or for more accommodating hosts. Jim and Kepi have created a lush tropical oasis with all the creature comforts of home. The style, art work and vibe of the place was truly treat and getting the opportunity to meet Jim and Kepi and talk story on the lanai in the morning while drinking coffee was one of the highlights of our trip. We also enjoyed the closeness of Hilo and the Puna district which had many great places to eat and some extremely wild and scenic coastline vistas. I should mention that the eastside has been inhabited by the coqui frog and when show up you may be surprise by how many and how loud. I personally am a light sleeper and had absolutely no issues with it as I was lulled to sleep by the sounds of the universe. Finally on the business side Kepi was extremely accommodating to our needs and quick and prompt with all correspondence.
Thank you again Kepi we truly enjoyed meeting you and Jim and our stay at the Honu 2."
Guest: Urban B.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 29, 2015
"Not to start any debate but I strongly disagree with the latest comment that was made. If you read the information about the rental you would be very happy with the accommodations, price and location. For $90 this is a steal and truly a hidden gem on the Big Island. Hotels are 3x that price and have nothing close to the atmosphere, location, and experience. If you want to avoid a little cob-web, ditch the heat, and be in AC..... this is NOT THE PLACE FOR YOU! However, if you love the fresh air, trade winds and morning showers with sunny afternoons this is it! The unit is clean, nice in size and has everything you need to have a relaxing getaway. The owners are very friendly and helpful in any way they can. We felt like part of the family here as they shared the ALOHA Spirit during our stay! We would come again without a doubt!! Thanks for the great place!"
Guest: TiberiusDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
"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