About the property
- Condo516 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights
Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)
5/17/18 UPDATE!!! The MAUNA LOA SHORES is in HILO - a totally SAFE AREA, NO VOLCANIC THREAT OR CONCERNS HERE. The eruption is 25 miles away. We are open and there is still plenty to do here on the east side. My 45 years as a resident and 41 years as a Realtor here will insure you know where to go and what to do to make it the perfect stay.
Listen to the gentle sounds of the Pacific. Spectacular Views, Total amenities, Next to condo is super park with EZ ocean access; Carlsmith Beach Park, where you can swim with Sea Turtles!!! Fantastic. You will love this condo for your Big Island stay. Full amenities, beautiful. Mauna Loa Shores is now solar powered electric for ECO friendly stay. Ten times better than any of the Hilo Hotels. Popular Mauna Loa Shores condo.. One of the better view units in the bldg. Our condo is your gateway to all Hilo and the Big Island has to offer. Volcano viewing, nature at its finest, whale watching here from Nov-March. Hilo Farmers market, so much more.
Keywords: oceanfront condo
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
great oceanfront location, condo kinda meh
Getting there is not awesome as it is three miles east of downtown Hilo through the industrial section of town. However, Carlsmith Beach Park is in the backyard and was a great place to swim and explore the jungle. The jungle sounds at night were so soothing.
The building itself feels old and a bit rundown. The elevator key sticks. The cinder block walls inside the unit seem a strange choice (but may be necessary in a humid environment). Much more could have been done decoration-wise to make the place beautiful. The electric stove top sucks. The fridge is new but too large for the kitchen (and seems a bit much for a vacation rental. After all, how much food do we need for four days?). I'm not sure much attention is paid to stocking the unit. The kitchen had basic condiments, salt and pepper, but not a grain of sugar. We had plenty of cleaning materials, but ran out of (and had to purchase) toilet paper. The couch was uncomfortable. It felt tilted up too high on the back. Finally, it should be noted that the bedroom is on the street side of the unit. The only ocean view was from the balcony.
Probably next time we'll spend a little more to stay closer to downtown or on the Hamakua Coast.
Mahalo for your suggestions. We will respond shortly.
Swimming with the Turtles
Beautiful, clean condo with an awesome view. It was rainy, but warm, and we walked all over and especially liked the Turtle Sanctuary. Terry Schonberg, our VRBO contact for this unit, was very responsive to any questions we had and promptly let us know when our security deposit would be refunded. Great customer service! We would go back in a heart beat when the volcanic activity dies down!
The condo itself was well maintained.
Bed is tiny, that was the biggest downfall.
The pool area appeared quite run down.
Loved listening to the Rainforest sounds on the deck at night.
We were welcomed with a beautiful bouquet of local flowers. That was a perfect touch!
Mahalo for your kind words. Will respond shortly.
The Quiet Side of Hilo
After 14 hours of travel to get to the Big Island, we were so happy to get to this condo, which is not far from the Hilo airport, and has easy access to all the amazing sights on the eastern side. Our lanai looked out on a gorgeous lagoon, where we swam before breakfast and dinner each day. We were very happy to make this our home base after full days of hiking and sight-seeing.
Very nice, clean, and comfortable. Would stay here again, too.
Adjacent to a beach park, perfect for a morning swim in the protected lagoon.
Mahalo. The Swim with the Turtles is one of the highlights of anyones voyage to our Big Island.
Merrie Monarch attendees
Secure unit nicely furnished just 10 minutes from Hilo. Great home base as we were out of the unit much more than in the unit. Felt very secure as two women traveling alone. Locked gate to units after 10:00 pm, locked elevator to access your floor and then lock and deadbolt to unit.
Located across excellent seafood restaurant and next door to a public park with tide pools and shallow waters to view sea turtles and just quiet relaxation. The condo met our every need and
found it convenient and comfortable for our 4 day visit. We would consider a return visit to this condo.
yes come back again a safe and wonderful place your your Hilo stays
Other Activities: Spelunking
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Holiday rates and Merrie Monarch are higher, email for quote. cleaning fee $85