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Plumeria House - Remodelled

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2) We are not set up for extra guests

2008 Edition of Lonely Planet's 'Hawai'i The Big Island' by Luci Yamamoto & Connor Gorry, on page 68, 'OUR PICK'

'Ssh, this immaculate 800 sq ft. one bedroom deal is a downright steal for longer stays (5 day/ minimum). Located in an upland residential neighborhood, the unit features many convenient touches: full kitchen, filtered water, patio tables and use of washer-dryer. Wheelchair accessible '

Located at the 800-foot elevation overlooking Kailua Bay, meaning cooler temperatures during afternoons and evenings. 10 minutes from the beach and downtown Kailua-Kona.

We have only one unit to rent.

800 sq. ft. of private living space. You don't have to share kitchen, bbq or patio.

Quiet neighborhood full of songbirds, turkeys and pheasants

Imagine sipping fresh Kona coffee in a tropical garden laden with plumeria trees, palm trees, anthuriums and bird of paradise.

Coolers, beach chairs, boogie boards, beach towels for your use

Unit set up with extra towels and linens. Washer and dryer in carport

Wireless internet, dvd, cd player

Parking within 20 ft. of front door.

Keywords: Attached Unit - 1 unit only

Private entrance

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 6, 2017

About Ed

We have vacationed in Hawaii since 1971 and finally moved here from San Francisco in 2003. We love the quiet neighborhood and tropical growth around us. We like to travel ourselves and we have set up the unit to resemble what we would like to have in a vacation rental.

Ed purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Ed chose Kailua-Kona

We vacationed on the Big Island for many years and we wanted to spread the Aloha to others. The unit is close to everything in town but not in the thick of traffic. It is also nice to go to the beach, but after the beach it is great to get out of the heat. At the 800 ft elevation the climate is cooler. The area is also better for tropical growth and the area is surrounded by large trees and flora.

What makes this apartment unique

The unit is set up like a home. When we went vacationing, we noted the items that we thought were very important to have. Many times, we would arrive late to our unit and we did not want to stop at a store and buy a boat load of items. So we do have basics kept in the unit.

Guestbook comments from the owner


We didn't have any guest reviews for most of 2013 because we were staying in the unit while we remodeled our home. May1 to jan 15, 2014
Apr 2013
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Kailua-Kona Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • no shoes worn inside
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed(1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Beach chairs, ice chests, boogie boards, beach towels. Unit has water filtering system, patio views garden and ocean, book exchange We have a smoke-free environment


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Plumeria House - Remodelled
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 35 reviews

This place has a WOW factor of 5 Star plus

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning !! This place is truly a gem, you will love it at first sight. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Plumeria House. The unit is clean and well-maintained. The tropical landscaping and the peace and quiet of the neighborhood was wonderful. The owners are very pleasant and helpful. They have thought of everything to make their guests comfortable. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This will become your favorite Kona Ohana

  • 5 of 5

We have come to regard Plumeria House as our home away from home. Connie and Ed are wonderful hosts and make every effort to make us comfortable. The Ohana is well maintained, located in a quiet residential neighborhood, just high enough up the mountain to enjoy cool breezes but not too far to make driving a hassle. There is an evening sunset view and lighted streets for after dinner walks. There is always a secure feeling of being in a wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plumeria House in Kailua-Kona

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our great vacation while staying at Plumeria House. The unit is clean and well-maintained. We loved the tropical landscaping and the peace and quiet of the neighborhood. The owners are very pleasant and helpful. They have thought of everything to make their guests comfortable. There is so much to see and do in this area!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Favorite Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Plumeria House is our favorite place on the island to stay, perfectly located on a beautiful hillside, in a friendly, peaceful neighborhood, central to many beaches, as well as activities, and 5 mins. from Kailua-Kona.

Dreams do come true, we were able to stay for 2 months this time!

We loved waking each morning to the melodic song birds, so much so I made a recording to return home with!

The ohana is a generous size, private, clean and cools nicely without a/c.

The beach equipment available for guest use made our almost daily forays to one of several beaches complete.

Ed and Connie the owners, are the best, able to answer most questions, and have true aloha spirit!

We look forward to our next stay.

Happiness is....arriving at Plumeria House, our home away from home.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Como un sueño/ Like a Dream

  • 5 of 5

My hubby and I have stayed at the Plumeria House 4 times! We absolutely love it! It's spacious, immaculately clean, has lovely Hawaiian decor throughout (wait until you see the glorious way the bedroom has been painted) and is situated on a quiet hillside street which is lined with plumeria and tropical floral trees. The owners are very helpful regarding recommending places to visit....or you can stay in, relax and curl up with a good book from the Plumeria H. collection. The ocean is just a few minutes drive down the hill...the turtles are waiting....have fun!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Mahalos A Hui Hou You are always welcome in our ohana
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Truly wonderful Kona getaway

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this place is exactly as advertised. Nice setting in the Sunset area of Kona with a good elevation for cool nights. The owners Ed and Connie are really nice and were a wealth of information on our trip. We have vacationed in Kona over 12 times yet they still told us about places we have missed in the past.

Perfect sized one bedroom with unbeatable pricing. Very clean throughout with all the necessities for beach going. Fully equipped kitchen and outdoor grille. Patio area in a beautiful garden setting. Large selection of books for the readers out there. There is absolutely no reason to stay in a hotel with places like the Plumeria House out there.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
several on Ali'i Dr
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hi 11
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Bourgonne
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Magic Sands
Nearest Point of Interest
Kahalu Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunset Mini Mart
Nearest Point of Interest
Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: necessary

Dolphin and Whale Watching, Dinner Cruises


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $78
Tax Rate 13.42%

Sorry, we don't rent over the phone for same day rentals. We need one week notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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