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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
"My husband and I stayed here for part of our honeymoon. It was clean and comfortable and met all of our needs perfectly. The owner, Mayette, was always quick to respond to messages, and the price is pretty unbeatable. The house is in a quiet neighborhood about 10-15 minutes north of Hilo with a view to the ocean (though it's hard to find good swimming spots on the east side of the island).
The only thing I felt this house was lacking was an ocean-view lanai. (Granted, I think we were a little spoiled by the great outdoor spaces in some of the other houses we stayed!). There is a nice back yard with an outdoor table. One thing I really liked about this house was the privacy it afforded. The owner left the key outside, so we never actually met in person. Sometimes it's nice to meet the owner and get the scoop about the area, but other times it's nice just to show up and have the place to yourself. Overall the house is very comfortable at a great price and I would certainly recommend it."
Guest: Parker S.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 5, 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
"Hakalau is our favorite place to be!! The whole house was very inviting. Everything was perfect for all members of our family. Thank you Starr for keeping this place a favorite of ours and being a part of our family. We are already talking about coming back, but not for Merrie Monarch. Just to come an relax and enjoy more sight seeing places that we have not been. Again I thank you for your hospitality. I will be calling as soon as we can establish a date."
Guest: PatsyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 16, 2015
"We enjoyed the condo. It was taking care of very well. Fully equiped. We would recommednd this property to family and to friends. We loved shopping in downtown Hilo from the farmers market, eating at restaurants and all the shops."
Guest: Home away from homeDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 20, 2014