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Recent Hawi reviews

  • A Perfect Place To Unwind

    "My partner Connie and I had been on a hectic pace this past winter, and we were really ready for some RR. The Bamboo Cottage was the perfect place to totally unwind and relax. We stayed for a week, and then journeyed to the populous Kona area for a totally different experience. We have been going to the Big Island for the past six years, and we wanted a unique experience. As the pictures show, the accommodations are great. It also allowed us to exsplore some new areas and beaches. The Hawi merchants were welcoming. Jennifer and Jeff were the perfect hosts. Being VRBO owners, we appreciated Jennifer's quick responses and attention to detail. She is on top of her game."
    Guest: Thor Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: May 3, 2015
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  • Luxurious upcountry living on the Big Island

    "This spacious home has everything you would ever want. The house is practically brand new. It is beautifully furnished, has all the communication amenities. The setting is unparalleled. Imagine living in a house on a beautifully landscaped 3 acres in a country setting only 25 minutes from some of Hawaii's best beaches. This is the antithesis of what other people experience in Hawaii (crowded condo living with little privacy in a highly commercial resort setting). The Hawi location is perfect. The town is a center for artisans, and has several outstanding restaurants, all in a quaint country environment. The property is very much a private home, managed by a hands on local property manager who is very responsive. It is not managed by a large disinterested rental property company. We couldn't have enjoyed our stay more, and can't wait to get back."
    Guest: Charlie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • We had a fabulous time!

    "We spent three weeks from mid-February into early March 2015. There were four of us (two couples) so we had lots of room and were very, very comfortable throughout our stay. We were told that the frequent, heavy evening and early morning rains this year were quite unusual. Hawi seems to be in the transition zone between the arid Kona side and wet north/east sides of the island. We only had to drive 5 miles back towards Kona for the sun to reappear. Hawi is a quaint,small town, which we were told by locals is in the midst of a lot of change with more and more tourists finding out about it. We purposely did not want to stay in the congested resorts/condos found along the Kona Coast. Hawi Haven was recommended to us by friends who've stayed there about 5 times in the past several years. Their recommendation proved to be a good one. The house is fully outfitted with just about anything you would ever need, right down to band aids and sunscreen. The kitchen has tons of room and storage, and all the appliances/cookware you could possibly need. Hawi is in the northeastern corner of the island so we took some very long day trips during our 3-week stay to visit sites we really wanted to get to (Hawaiian Volcanoes NP, Summit of Mauna Kea for sunset). We spaced these longer trips out over our stay so that the long days did not come one after the other. It was just so nice to return to Hawi Haven to kick back and relax. This kind of quieter island experience is probably not for everyone (like if you're looking to go out partying and dancing nightly) but we loved it and plan on returning! And no, three weeks didn't feel like too long a time. The owners were very responsive to our requests while making our arrangements, and clearly have pride in their property."
    Guest: Paul Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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  • What a lovely location!

    "We (4 adults) stayed at Kohala Lodge for two nights. We loved it! The location was perfect, a quiet spot with a beautiful view. Internet has been upgraded now that better service is available in this area so no problems there. The house is unique and the cedar wood was beautiful. Kohala Lodge is perfect for relaxing and sharing time with friends and family. The deck was a favorite spot throughout the day. This area of the island is beautiful and so much calmer than the Kona area. So, if you want some time in a quieter area this would be a good choice. Hawi and Kapaau both had good places to eat and wonderful galleries that would fit varying budgets."
    Guest: Ann m. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 6, 2014
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