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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
Recent Hauula reviews
Our trip to paradise
"My wife and I stayed at this property in September, 2015. I will begin this review with the caveat; do not judge a book by its cover. We arrived late afternoon and I initially thought the property was going to be a disappointment. This property appeared weathered and I myself felt it would be the same inside. Well it was certainly not the case. We met ‘Dave” and were given the initial tour of a very nice property. This home had everything we would need or want for our 4 day stay. All the appliances were spotless and nearly new. The beds were very comfortable. The property is air conditioned and kept the home quite comfortable, even though we were told it was one of the hottest Septembers on record. Dave was quite thorough in his tour and even shared a few stories of spending some of his childhood in this home. The deck area could not have been any closer to the water than it was. This was the explanation of my initial assessment. Exterior maintenance of a property this close to the crashing waves and almost constant sea breeze can be challenging at best. My negative thoughts had completely faded and our stay was very comfortable and enjoyable. Morning coffee was met with beautiful sunrises and the hot tub just outside the door made for even more enjoyment in the early hours of the day. Returning from a day of activities was met with relaxing waves hitting the beach as we sat an enjoyed a glass of wine. You will need to walk a short distance to one of the nearby beaches as the area just in front of the property is pretty rocky and not really suitable for swimming. We were told there was a reef out a bit from the beach area but the waves made this area look a bit intimidating for us.
There is a local grocery store and drug store from the CVS family about a mile away with a local café next door serving nice local plate dishes. A few miles down this same road are several commercial businesses, one of which is a larger grocery store as well as a shop where you can get your fill of Hawaiian shave ice….wow what a way to start a vacation.
The area in which the home is located is considered the country. There are no high-rises or extensive nightlife but if you want to come to Oahu and relax this is certainly a nice place to do it. I would highly recommend this property to anyone. Our stay at Hale Koolua was a wonderful way to experience Hawaii for the first time. We will certainly be back and stay at this property.
John & Terry"
Guest: John J.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 30, 2015
"I enjoyed the location of where we stayed. It was close to the Polynesian Cultural Center, a grocery store and drug store, a post office, several beaches, the Laie Temple, BYUH... all points of interest to us.
It is located just off the main road, which is nice... though parking at times was tricky due to other rentals having guests and several cars that made it difficult at times to navigate around their cars in and out of our parking spot. I especially would have liked to have had it more clear to us that our rental was an upstairs rental. If it said that it was an upstairs rental, it wasn't obvious to us, and the stairs were a bit much for one of our group to handle repeatedly over the week. (There are 2 landings on the way up.) I probably would have looked for something else originally if I had know it was upstairs. Aside from being upstairs (which also made it a bit hotter inside), we enjoyed where we stayed."
Guest: Jennifer B.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 7, 2015