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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 enjoyed a lovely stay in the Garden Studio on the same property as this cottage (Waimea Gardens). There are three units - two in the separate cottage, and the studio that is attached to the main house. The garden studio is tastefully decorated and has all the amenities, including wifi, TV, travel and other books, comfortable linens, small kitchenette, and an assortment of fresh fruit, bread and eggs for breakfast (excellent quality and very tasty)! The layout is unique but accommodating. The bathroom has little privacy so you should select this place only if you are staying with someone you are very familiar with. But even though the studio is attached to the main house, there is adequate separation so you don't feel like you are intruding into the owners lives, or vice versa. The owners (Barbara and Charlie) are very friendly and helpful too. Waimea Gardens is located very close to Hawaii Preparatory Academy and is within a couple of miles of the center of Kamuela town, which has several good restaurants and interesting stores. The grounds are lush and full of fruit trees, with chickens and even a wild turkey and peacock roaming around. All in all, a very comfortable and high quality B&B."
Guest: DAWN S.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 2, 2014
"My family and I just returned from a week long stay at Hali'i Kai. This condo is perched above the water - I sat on the lanai every morning watching the ocean. The condo was perfectly appointed for a family (we brought our kids, ages 9 & 7) with all the bathroom and kitchen basics. There was also tons of beach toys, beach chairs, umbrellas and 2 different coolers. The condo is 60-second walk to the pool, fitness and food area, where we went everyday at least once. The condo is within 15-minutes of some of the best beaches on the island (Kua Bay and Mauna Kea). The Queen's Marketplace is also a few minutes by car or a 10-minute walk. The owner was accessible and super helpful and ensured we had a great trip. We'll definitely be back!"
Guest: Sarah T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 13, 2015
"My family of 4 enjoyed the amenities of the condo as well as the grounds of Palm Villas in Mauna Lani last week. First, the communication with Trude was excellent. She was very responsive and helpful. The instructions to access all the amenities were very detailed. I was pleasantly surprised with the physical unit as well. It is quite spacious, the pictures don't do it justice. The layout worked out well for my family, which includes a teenager, with 2 bedrooms on opposite corners and a loft in between upstairs. All three sleeping spaces were very private. We didn't not have any neighbors below or on either side of us, and it was quieter than my own home! The condo is spotless, with no clutter with nice native decor. The kitchen and bathrooms were well stocked, with stainless steel pots, suntan lotion, beach towels..everything we needed! I especially appreciated labels for the lights, fans, etc. Water equipment was also provided- fins, snorkels, boogie boards, chairs. Beds were clean and comfortable. Showers, washer/dryer/ dishwasher all worked well.
The condo complex was also impressive. Most days, we were the only ones at the pool, with a relaxing little waterfall and next to a small fitness center. Our unit backed into the lava park, so scenic. The grounds were kept well. This was the best VRBO rental I've experienced - I highly recommend Trude and Palm Villas for a family looking for a peaceful and relaxing setting without the tourist-y crowds."
Guest: Bay Area NativeDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 29, 2015
Great location, excellent room, would definitely stay here again
The property manager was more than helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
We rented for a week. The unit is well-kept. Location cannot be beat, close to King's shops and short walking distance to queen's market."
Guest: A guest from Madison, WIDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 15, 2015