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Last updated: 05/14/2016

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  • Minimum stay:1-15 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Kona Islander Inn complex is right across from the ocean in the heart of Kona's Kailua Village. It gives you the fun of downtown while providing a quiet retreat in which to relax. From your cute studio apartment with a half-kitchen, stroll through the plumeria-laden walk to Alii Drive which runs along the ocean. This is a truly charming, yet affordable Hawaiian getaway! Picture yourself sipping morning coffee on your comfortable lanai as the filtered sun streams through the tropical leaves protecting your table. Everything is fresh in this private ground floor studio located near the pool/hot tub and BBQ area.

This great location provides you with peaceful surroundings, yet you are just a few steps away from sunsets on Kailua Bay, great restaurants and convenient shopping. You'll find treasures at the Kona Marketplace. Buy local and exotic fresh fruits at the Kona Farmer's Market. Sip world-famous Kona coffee where it's grown. Enjoy award-winning brews from the Kona Brewing Company. It's all just a stroll from your home-away-from-home.

Keywords: Condominium

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    No stairs -- all on one level....moreless

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Double Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Air Conditioned, Ground Floor, HDTV, DVD/VCR, Radio/CD/Cassette player, Kitchenette with Coffee maker, Toaster oven, Blender, Microwave, Electric Skillet, All linens, Smoke-free environment, Pool, Hot Tub, BBQ, Laundry facility, WiFi access...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Free book exchange on the lanai of the Hawaii Building....moreless

  • CD Player

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown is a relative term -- the Kona Islander Inn is in the heart of Kailua-Kona village within a few blocks of most restaurants, bars, live music, shopping, ocean activities, etc....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Kona Islander Inn sits across Alii Drive (4 meters) from a sunning beach. Unit is not on a road or oceanside, so it's quiet for sleeping. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Kona Islander Inn is located in the heart of Kailua-Kona on the western coast of the Big Island, the Island of Hawaii. Multiple restaurants, bars, shops and live music venues within three blocks...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Kona Islander Inn is across from the ocean on Alii Drive, but the unit is sheltered from ocean and road noise by other Kona Islander Inn units. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioner is a window-style unit mounted in the wall (not the window)...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared coin-operated machines available...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Several internet cafes within a block...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed sheets, pillow cases comforter provided. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking at the Kona Islander Inn is free but limited. Usually full after 5:00PM. On-street parking is also free....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    The front desk can arrange for paid covered parking across Alii Drive. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Pay phone available in lobby...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths are provided. Buy a souvenir beach towel at one of the stores within a block of your unit....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Shared coin-operated machines available...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Reception on lanai; strongest nearest lobby. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, bowls, cups, glasses, and flatware...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Efficiency kitchen with refrigerator, sink & appliances listed below, but no stovetop or oven. It's enough for breakfast and picnic lunches. You're on vacation, after all... who wants to cook full meals?...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles, electric scooters and mopeds may be rented at several locations within three blocks. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a lobby in the Hawaii Building that is a pleasant place to meet friends; the pool patio is also a good place to be with friends. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Table and chairs on your private lanai...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The Kona Islander Inn grounds are home to a wide variety of tropical and subtropical plants including banana trees, red ginger, plumeria, etc. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two stainless steel propane gas grills are located poolside for guest use at the Kona Islander Inn. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Visible from the unit, but not directly in front, so people aren't traipsing past you on the way to the pool. (see first photo)...moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub

Building Type

  • Building
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
IronMan World Triathlon
Oct 1 - Oct 15, 2016
15 night min stay

$1,485
flat fee

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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
KEAHOLE AIRPORT (KOA)
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant
8 Metres
Nearest Golf
Big Island Country Club
Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
Nearest Motorway
Kuakini Highway (35mph)
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant
Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
Nearest Beach
Across Alii Drive

Car: Recommended

Scuba, U-Drive Boats, Ocean and Whale-watching Tours, Rental Bikes, Scooters and Harleys, Etc, World-class deep-sea fishing, You're in the heart of everything, Browse marvelous art galleries, gift shops, apparel & luggage stores and restaurants for every palate

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We moved to Kona from Minnesota in 1999 and love it here. We're not retired, but we feel like we're on vacation anytime we're not at work. It's just a great place to be. We both work with the schools in West Hawaii and love the chance to contribute to the education of our future leaders. One of them might become President, so we have to do a good job.

Why the Owner Chose Kailua-Kona, HI, USA:
We decided to buy this unit because it has a comfortable, Old Hawaii feel to it. We knew we'd be happy to stay there or to have friends and family stay there. It's relaxing, quiet and comfortable. Plus, although you have a half-kitchen (fridge, microwave, coffee pot, blender, and toaster oven with all utensils) and a gas barbecue for cooking, you're within a block of a number of restaurants for beakfast, lunch or dinner. You're across from the ocean and you can snorkel anywhere along the Kona coast. Or, catch your tour at the Pier, just a couple of blocks up Alii Drive. It's as convenient as it can be.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The comfort and convenience of this unit is what we enjoy the most. You're near enough to see the pool and the barbecue grills, but not so close that you're getting splashed. You're within steps of the ocean along Alii Drive, but you're insulated from the noise of the cars that cruise along it. And there's nothing very far away, so you can easily get along without a car if you want to hang out in Kailua Village. Get a car or take tours if you want to see Volcanoes National Park (which is awesome, by the way) or the waterfalls and botanical wonders of the more rainy east side of the island.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Welcome to the Kona Islander Inn!

    Welcome to the Kona Islander Inn!

  • Kona Islander Inn from the Beach

    Kona Islander Inn from the Beach

  • The ocean across from the Kona Islander Inn.

    The ocean across from the Kona Islander Inn.

  • Kona Islander Inn parking lot

    Kona Islander Inn parking lot

  • Kona Islander Inn lobby in the Hawaii Building.

    Kona Islander Inn lobby in the Hawaii Building.

  • Pool & barbecue area

    Pool & barbecue area

  • Lanai looking into our unit.

    Lanai looking into our unit.

  • Looking out the sliding doors to the lanai.

    Looking out the sliding doors to the lanai.

  • Double bed in sleeping nook.

    Double bed in sleeping nook.

  • Kitchen:  sink side

    Kitchen: sink side

  • The path outside the unit.  See the bananas?

    The path outside the unit. See the bananas?

  • Kona sunset

    Kona sunset

  • Kona Islander Inn from the air. Our unit is in the Maui Bldg.

    Kona Islander Inn from the air. Our unit is in the Maui Bldg.

  • Beach in front of the Kona Islander Inn.

    Beach in front of the Kona Islander Inn.

  • Kona Islander Inn from Ali'i Drive.

    Kona Islander Inn from Ali'i Drive.

  • Lobby with check-in area

    Lobby with check-in area

  • Looking from the lobby to the pool.

    Looking from the lobby to the pool.

  • Pool and barbecue area

    Pool and barbecue area

  • Looking at the pool and barbecue area from the unit

    Looking at the pool and barbecue area from the unit

  • Shower area

    Shower area

  • Kitchen: Cupboards, fridge, microwave, toaster oven

    Kitchen: Cupboards, fridge, microwave, toaster oven

  • Red Ginger among the tropical gardens of the Kona Islander Inn.

    Red Ginger among the tropical gardens of the Kona Islander Inn.

  • Picture yourself in this photo on the beach at sunset.

    Picture yourself in this photo on the beach at sunset.

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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