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Recent Private Homes reviews
Great property, but may not work everyone (see below)
"My girlfriend and I just spent a week at Sandra and Ken's property and it was wonderful. The pictures depict exactly what the property is like, and the rooms were clean, spacious, and comfortable. The outdoor kitchen was wonderful and the pool and hot-tub were perfect to the point where we spent pretty much every evening relaxing in them. Enjoying a nice glass of wine while relaxing under the stars was definitely some of the high-lights of our trip.
The one caveat that I would give is that you should understand what you are renting: the bottom half of someone's home. Now everything was completely separate and very private. If we approached them Sandra and Ken were happy to provide information about the island to us, but other than that they left us strictly alone. Some people might have an issue with people living and working right above you, but if you can step out of the traditional hotel model this is the place for you."
Guest: David T.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: November 16, 2015
"We were a family of 12, ages 5-67. This was a wonderful base to start out each day and end each night. We were very happy with the rooms, the location, the views,and of course the owner who was very helpful. There is enough space so if you wanted you could spread out and enjoy some quiet time, but you could also all hang out together..especially on the wonderful lanai. Everything in Kona is close, 20 min to Costco, Safeway, Walmart and of course some nice snorkelling spots. The following isn't complaints, just things you should be aware of; the pools are not heated, but the kiddie pool was warmer so thats where the kids spent most of their time. This may be different in the summer time. The roosters referred to in other reviews are noisy and they start in the middle of the night marking their territory by crowing. Bring ear plugs or just wait a couple nights and you will get used to it,mostly. There are ample kitchen supplies and condiments and the owner has extras that get left behind, like our sriracha sauce. I'd also recommend Google street view the drive from the airport as it is fun and twisty, respect the speed limits. It cools down nicely at night so no a/c is not a problem. We had a wonderful vacation in part because of this wonderful property and owner, and her cute "little" dog. Aloha and mahalo."
Guest: EdDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 7, 2015
"Our family spent 2 glorious weeks at Keauhou Hideaway over the Holiday period. The view from the front lanai and decks is gorgeous ... unspoiled vistas of the Ocean as far as the eye can see. Property is well kept, nicely laid out (particularly with the 3 bedrooms separated ), quiet as we only heard 1 truck go by on our last day, and a yard that is a quiet oasis for all to enjoy. Great attention has been spent with the various types of fruit trees planted here (lime, orange, fig, grapefruit, etc). Ask Nancy the skilled gardener for a guided tour of the property. Pool and hot tub were a hit with the family. All meals were spent on the covered lanai while we enjoyed the views, both during the day and late afternoon sunsets. We wold love to return soon. Appreciate the time we had in paradise."
Guest: RLDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 7, 2015