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Private guest house with view in quiet neighborhood. We treat you like family.

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean View, Privacy, Great Sunsets, Kitchenette, Internet, Wi-Fi, Pull-Out Sofa

Private guest house with view in quiet neighborhood. Free parking, private pool, covered lanai.

This lovely ohana (detached apartment) is in a very quiet and private, up scale gated community. At around 800' elevation, temperatures are delightful year round. Fully furnished with lots of amenities, it is the perfect bungalow for a single, a couple, or couple with a child. Relax on the lanai, take a dip in the private pool, or grill up some burgers on the Bar B.

The ohana has a large living room with kitchenette and eating area, plus a comfortable bedroom with walk-in closet and king size bed with deluxe memory foam mattress. The adjacent bath, has a large walk-in shower. There is a TV/DVD in both the living and bed rooms, and included cable TV, internet, and wi-fi. There is also a pleasant seating group on the lanai.

We have a small, very friendly, very loving puppy dog who likes to visit guests. If you don't like dogs, this place might not be for you.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 28, 2018

About Richard

Transplanted from Vermont, moved to Hawaii in 1993 and never looked back. Love the people, love the weather, love the place.

Richard purchased this bungalow in 2000

Why Richard chose Kailua-Kona

Very private and quiet gated community in really safe neighborhood. Close to everything.

What makes this bungalow unique

This is our own ohana (apartment) so we treat all guests like family.


Kailua-Kona Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Quiet unit in very private, quiet neighborhood near airport, village and activities.


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Private guest house with view in quiet neighborhood. We treat you like family.
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

A wonderful quiet location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. The house is very quiet and private. It had plentiful amenities.

Our host greeted us on arrival, was very welcoming and we knew he would help if we had any questions or issues.

The location is above Kona, so it is much more comfortable to sleep at night with slightly cooler temperatures.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guests were delightful. Always friendly and polite and they left the unit spotless. We would recommend them without reservation.
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Nice gated community and house

  • 4 of 5

This is a very nice gated and safe area. Not much interaction with the owners, which was nice for us. When I needed assistance with a small incident with ants or borrowing beach chairs, Richard was very helpful and sweet.

I would say we were a bit unlucky the first 3 mornings...Lots of loud construction being done at the neighbors house (which is very close to the guest house). This woke us up earlier than we wanted and continued throughout the day. That's not Richard's fault. I'm sure he had no idea it would be so loud. But it was very disrupting and we felt unfortunate at the beginning of our stay. After that, it was wonderfully quiet.

Cleanliness throughout the house was great. The only issue I had was there was a lot of hair in the shower drain, which was not a nice sight.

Very close to downtown Kona. Overall, we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded all expectations

  • 5 of 5

The host is very attentive to details. The unit was very well equipped and every comfortable. All that is heard at night is a whisper. The unit is small but quite homey for two people. Our hope is that we will return some day

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this beautiful ohana for a little more than two months and it was such an awsome experience. The couple that hosts you are such welcoming people who go far out of there way to make your stay more comfortable... A good example was I started working night shift and he went out the next day and bought black out curtains and installed them in the bedroom so I could sleep during the day!! It is a quiet place never once was I bothered by any noise or anybody they give you your space but you know they are always there if you need something. The ohana is emaculate everything was so clean. There is not a single thing you could ask for to make it better... It truely is paradise!!!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The warmest welcome you could ask for in a beautiful house and gorgeous setting!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this lovely little ohana for a couple of weeks when I raced the Ironman. The house itself is beautifully decorated and has everything you will need, including a large BBQ on the lanai. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived. You can sit on the sofa in the sitting room and watch the sun set between two palm trees at the bottom of the garden. The couple who run this letting are incredibly nice and went out of their way several times to help us with local sightseeing/tours, practical matters and advice. The gated community is like an oasis, with amazing flower borders and perfect grass, and its really quiet and peaceful. Kona town is only a 2 - 3 mile drive down the hill, (there is parking at the apartment) so its really convenient, and its a degree or so cooler just that little way up the hill. The kitchen is well stocked, the bed is really comfortable - there were absolutely no negatives about staying here! I would not hesitate to recommend it for anyone visiting either for a vacation or for the IM.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Wide variety of Hawaii activities


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $300

20% of rental plus cleaning fee and damage deposit to confirm, balance 61 days prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.