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Deluxe Room with Lanai and Ocean Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 1 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Ocean / pool side with private deck

• This is a shared 4000 sq. ft. property featuring 3 bedrooms and a separate apartment. The property is situated on one acre with fantastic ocean, sunset, and pool views. This listing features one room. All rooms have separate rates. I have mentioned my additional listings farther down in my description for your consideration in selecting a proper choice for your holiday enjoyment.

• The property is located in a great location just off the main highway, minutes away from three (3) protected and totally fantastic bays for snorkeling and kayaking.

• The Deluxe Room is furnished with King size bed, mini fridge/freezer and ocean/pool views and private lanai (deck).

• Please see my other HomeAway listings 3765105, 3787767, or 3991416 for other accommodations within the home for the best choice to accommodate all guests within your party.

State of Hawaii taxes are due at check-in.

Check-in is no earlier than 4:00 pm.

Check-out is no later than 11:00 am.

Quiet Time: 11 pm - 7 am.

Estimated time of arrival to the home must be received at least 24 hours prior to day of check-in and follow-up if delays arise.

Early check-ins and late check-outs will not be accommodated.

No shoes past interior entry.

Smoking is permitted outside and away from open screens and windows with observance of Quiet Time for main floor lanai (Loft suite excluded from lanai QT).

This is not a hotel, condo, or a Bed and Breakfast.

I'm sharing my home, you are paying for a room / bed and bath. I live here. I work here. I'm available; not available 24/7.

There is No Front desk, maid or housekeeping service.

Each room accommodates a maximum of 2 guests.

Unregistered guests are not allowed on the premises during your stay without prior approval.

Guests under 12 years of age will not be accommodated.

Not suited for animals of any kind.

Close screen doors and front door completely at all times.

Turn off all lights and fans when you are not in the room.

No personal laundry available.

I do not enter your rooms during your stay. You are to clean up after yourselves in a clean and sanitary manner. Empty your room trash during your stay in the kitchen bin.

Pay attention to your noise level and Quiet Time for all guests enjoyment within the home.

Guests are to provide their own food. Keep all food and perishable items in your room refrigerator.

Guests are to eat at dining areas only. No eating in bedrooms or formal living room/common area.

Usage of the main kitchen is limited to the microwave, coffee pot, hot water pot, and toaster. No stove usage. The food in the main kitchen is not available unless otherwise stated by me.

Guests are to place rinsed, used dishes, cups and silverware in the dishwasher.

Do not use kitchen ice for coolers or day trips.

House phone is limited to calls specifically on this island.

There is adequate parking for four cars in the driveway. Proper parking is displayed and the gate code pad location is circled in photo number 2.

You must receive a gate code for entry and exit. Electronic gates will not open manually. Do Not Attempt to Push them to open.

Exit Code Keypad is attached to the home between the garage doors and above the hose hanger.

Leave the bathroom door open when you exit so other guests will know it is available for their usage.

No slamming doors.

Close screen doors and front door completely. No heavy/loud noises. Conservation of electricity and water is a MUST.

I shall tend to the dishwasher, house laundry, bathroom duties and housekeeping outside your rooms.

99% of my guests are happy, self-reliant, and considerate of the home, host, and other guests.

House rules have become so cumbrsome due to that 1% experience factor.

My goal is for my guests to enjoy a peaceful rest in a beautiful home/environment. Please don't make me add to this list of behaviors that the majority of my guests would not have to be told or would even consider.

You must also acknowledge

Potential for noise - Shared home. Quiet Time is stated.

Pet(s) live on property - One cat - Norman

Some spaces are shared - Main floor common areas, bathroom and swimming pool.

• I look forward to meeting you and being a part of your visit to our beautiful and fascinating island.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Rhonda

I have thoroughly enjoyed living on the island of Hawaii since 2002 and selected this destination after extensive traveling which included home exchanges in many countries.

To live everyday in total excitement and contentment with what the day has to offer became my mission.

Water quality and accessibility for swimming was at the top of my priority list.

I thank the Universe each and every day for allowing all of my life dreams, and more than I ever was able to imagine to come to fruition.

My passions are swimming, coffee farming, growing tropical fruits, vegetables, and flowers, as well as creating jams, jellies and liqueurs with the fruits of my little farm.

Operating a Guest House on my property became a dream that I am proud to see becoming a reality. I find it a total honor to live on this piece of paradise and feel totally compelled to share. What a great playground!!

I believe my success is based upon my guests enjoyment during their holiday. It is my desire to assist each of my guests in experiencing Hawaii in all its glory.

I welcome you to come share my most favored place in the whole wide world.

Today is the Best Day of the Rest of My Life. Come make it yours.

Rhonda purchased this house in 2004

Guestbook comments from the owner

The room and house, garden, pool and the stunning view were fabulous and more than what we expected. Great value, probably the best place to stay on the Big Island. Make sure you have time to enjoy this place, it's nice to spend an afternoon at home. Rhonda is a great host, thank you so much!
Jul 2016
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Captain Cook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Deluxe Standard Room - 1 king
  • This room has it's own lanai (deck), furnished with King Size bed and mini fridge/freezer. Each room sleeps a maximum of two (2) guests. Extra guests will not be accommodated.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Please be considerate of all with your noise levels; cupboard and door slamming, screen doors closed completely, etc. Please be conservative with your electric and water consumption. Turn off fans and lights when not in rooms, etc. There are no laundry facilities for guests on property. Guests are to pay the State of Hawaii taxes at the rate of 14.42% directly to the host upon check-in.


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Deluxe Room with Lanai and Ocean Views
average rating of 4.882353 based on 22 reviews
Watkinsville, GA

grand estate

  • 5 of 5

Rhonda is a wonderful host and has a very large beautiful home. She provided banana nut bread and oatmeal every morning with her own Kona coffee. The breeze coming off the ocean at night felt great with the screen door to the lanai. Once her pool is re-tiled it will be even nicer. I enjoyed talking with Rhonda and having her show me around the property at all the different plants and trees she had (a little of everything). Great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berlin / Germany

Wonderful Hostess and a beautiful home !!!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, many thanks to Rhonda, you were such a wonderful hostess and always available for all our questions and requests. Also, thank you for your great advice on the best beaches and snorkeling spots nearby and lending the equipment. The home and the rooms are very comfortable and very clean. The view from the lanai to the sea at sunset is really breathtaking. The garden and the pool are also very well maintained. We enjoyed the stay very much and would come back here anytime !!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA, USA

Comfortable Stay in Captain Cook

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent two enjoyable nights at Rhonda's home in Captain Cook. Rhonda was a very gracious hostess. She prepared breakfast treats, provided coffee, tea, and juice. She also gave us tips for sightseeing and snorkeling, and best of all, loaned us snorkeling gear. We didn't use the swimming pool, but it's available. The rooms with views to the ocean are quite lovely, and the entire house is spotlessly clean. The house is near the highway, but is quiet, and there are restaurants and beaches within a few miles of the house. We were very pleased.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grand Junction

Clean, comfortable, great view

  • 5 of 5

Exceeded expectations, great view, outdoor deck, pool, comfortable living area, kitchen. Room also had mini fridge. Strong wifi. Great! Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Friendly host with a nice house

  • 5 of 5

Rhonda was an awesome host and she has a very nice house on the big island. Ask her for some tips about snorkeling around the area and she will be happy to help. Baked goodies that she keeps in the morning are awesome. I will be happy to stay here again

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

Rhonda was such an excellent host! Her home is so clean and beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

State of Hawaii taxes are due upon check-in. Must be in the form of cash. I am happy to provide a receipt upon request and have my license posted as required. State of Hawaii Tax ID: TA-108-152-4224-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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