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Recent Hanalei reviews
Emaculate home that has it all!
"This was our 3rd time to Kauai with each stay on the North Shore. We had a larger group this time and this home fit us all perfectly. The home is fully updated, modern, and well taken care of. Everything was pristine and free of dust and dirt that you normally find in a lot of homes on the islands. The furniture was clean, not stained and comfortable to relax in. The kitchen was stocked with all the basics that you would need including a decent selection of spices and an extra fridge in the garage when you are overflowing from your Costco run. The garage also had buckets and sand toys for younger kids, sets of snorkeling gear, his & hers bikes, and half a dozen boogie boards.
You can see a nice view of the mountains and the waterfalls cascading down them from the house or take a 5 minute walk down the street and watch the whales from the top of the cliff overlooking Queens bath (or hike down to Queens bath and enjoy a dip in the tidal pools.)
The entire Princeville area is amazing. The beauty of this area and how relaxed it makes you feel is why we keep coming to Kauai. Less than a mile away (and easy walk) you have the St. Regis resort for spa treatments or to just enjoy a Mai Thai during sunsets on their Lanai overlooking the Hanalei bay. Or take a leisurely stroll on the walking path around the golf course to the Princeville shopping center where you can get your groceries at the Foodland (think Safeway or Albertsons.) In the same area is a public Library, mail center, a couple places to eat, some small shops, an Ace Hardware, and CJ's (a fancy sit-down to dinner restaurant.) Everything you need/want is a short walk, bike, or car ride away.
I cannot not say enough about this property or the owner. I almost didn't want to write a review or say anything about this place for fear it will just bring more people and not leave any availability for me when I return! But John and his cleaning staff deserve it. They were wonderful! Easy to work with, quick responses, and bending over backwards to accommodate us, making sure our vacation was perfect. This is the only place we will come back to from now on."
Guest: marc w.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: December 22, 2014
The property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
The house was spacious, clean and had all the amenities we were looking for! It fit two families perfectly! The view was breathtaking."
Guest: A guest from Scottsdale, AZDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
"Just got back a week or so ago, and I thought I'd add my impressions. We had a great stay at Lieina's House. We knew the area, as we've stayed in a nearby house before. The house itself is really nice, perfectly clean, well equipped with beach towels, chairs, boogie-boards, washer/dryer, kitchen stuff, everything we could have needed. All three bedrooms have windows to both ends of the house, so they have excellent ventilation. Combined with the ceiling fans, we didn't miss having AC. Each bedroom has its own bath, a great convenience for 3 adult couples. The deck on the upper level, which is the primary living area, has great view of the mountains, only a couple of trees in the way of watching the waterfalls. As we knew before, its only a 5-minute walk to the beach, or to the shops and restaurants in Hanalei.
The owner was a pleasure to deal with throughout the process. The final positive was the return of our security deposit, the check came within a week of our return. This is not just an excellent house "for the price", its an excellent house!"
Guest: Dave PDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
"My wife and I stayed at the Kolohala Studio in Haena for 8 nights in June. It was always a welcoming and comfortable place to stay at the end of the our days of hiking and snorkeling on the north side of the island. We ate breakfasts, ate our dinners, and had drinks on the quiet back patio looking out onto the mountains and field of horses. Blood pressure dropped; it felt as if you had Haena all to yourself. The studio was very clean, spacious, and had all the accommodations we needed. There were times we were so comfortable we had to remind ourselves we should get up and go do something outside the property because our time (of course) was limited and we wanted to experience as much as we could. Whether we took a left at the end of Alamihi Drive to go the short distance to Tunnels Beach, Kee Beach, or the Kalalau Trail...or whether we took a right to venture into Hanalei or Kilauea, the location of Kolohala is perfect. We felt we had all of what the north side of Kauai had to offer at our disposal. Joe, the groundskeeper, was around a little bit to prune some of the vegetation. He offered some great insight on the island and pointed out a few places to check out. The building and grounds were beautifully kept by him and his wife. If you are looking for a tranquil, private place to stay on the north side, this place is for you. It is a great value for the money, and I hope it stays that way, because people like my wife and I appreciate it. We didn't want a "resort" experience, plus we simply can't afford that. We wanted to blend in, respect and understand some of the lifestyles of the locals, and get a little taste of what "old Hawaii" might be like. We got it. And we felt very sad when we had to leave. Hopefully, we will get an opportunity to come back and pick up where we left off. I would stay here again if the chance were to surface. Aloha!"
Guest: Jarod S.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 12, 2015