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Top Floor Cozy Condo Nestled Among Tropical Kailua Kona Treetops

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Tastefully designed newly upgraded end unit with partial ocean views!

Tastefully designed and newly upgraded reflecting quality and comfort, this top floor cozy condo is nestled among the tropical treetops, with private lanai and peek-a-boo views of the ocean. My wife and I affectionately call our unit #322 the Kona Dove. It is, in our opinion, one of the more desirable units in the Kona Islander Inn complex; ours is a top-floor unit, away from the traffic noise of Alii drive and Kuakini Highway, but close enough to hear soothing surf sounds at night. Our west-and-south facing lanai has an extra-expansive and open view since our unit is also a corner unit. And my wife Therese is an artist and designer- we keep our unit lovely and clean inside!

Kona Islander Inn studio condo description

This newly upgraded, top floor end unit features:

• Interior artfully designed in hardwood and woven rattan “island style” furnishings, end table, large dresser, café table with two chairs, and an accent chair for additional seating.

• Tropical morning sun pours onto your lanai, where you can sip your smoothie and contemplate your day. We’ve added a new patio table, chairs and pull down sun-shade

• one comfy Queen-size bed.

• Fully equipped kitchenette with brand new microwave, mini refrigerator, coffee maker, blender, electric skillet, cutting boards, dishware, serve-ware and utensils.

• A quality 40” inch flat screen TV with remote and free cable. High speed internet available in reception/lobby area.

• Cozy upgraded bathroom with new modular shower and chrome fixtures with pocket door off of kitchen for privacy, hair dyer and extra towels.

• A lovely bedroom/living area with sliding glass doors that lead out to your private lanai.

• New air conditioner with remote control.

• Spectacular location in the heart of historic Kailua Kona Town, in close proximity to beaches, snorkeling, cafes, shopping, dining and farmer’s produce and artist’s market. Just a few steps through the garden to the pool/Jacuzzi area where there are two gas BBQ grills for your use.

More Details

Property Manager
Dave Scott
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Dave Scott

Therese and Dave have been happily married since August 2001 and live in San Francisco. Dave is a free-lance musician who has recorded and toured with Boz Scaggs and Rosemary Clooney. Therese works at the DeYoung museum in Golden Gate Park!

Dave Scott purchased this condo in 2014

Why Dave Scott chose Kona Coast

Recommended years ago by a dear friend who lives in Kona, we immediately fell in love with this very special property - with its lush tropical gardens, Hawaiian-style charm, unbeatable oceanside location and value! We've been staying here exclusively for years as renters; now as new owners, we are excited to share it with others!

What makes this condo unique

Top floor end unit; private lanai with peek-a-view views of the ocean; one comfy queen-size bed; newly renovated; 40' wall-mounted flat-screen TV with cable; peacefully situated within the bustling energy of downtown.

Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • new modular shower and chrome fixtures
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , One comfy Queen-size Bed!
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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Top Floor Cozy Condo Nestled Among Tropical Kailua Kona Treetops
average rating of 4.322581 based on 31 reviews
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A fantastic location, convenient to Kailua Bay and Kailua-Kona's main drag. Apartment not so good.

  • 2 of 5

We took full advantage of the location: easy access to a good coffee shop for breakfast and dinners at Mi, an excellent restaurant. On site parking was a huge plus. The apartment really needs a rehab. Noisy AC plus an ineffective stand-up fan did not make for a great night's sleep. Bathroom needed a good scrub and it's exhaust fan was deafening. Decor was tropical drab and even dingy. New flatscreen TV and good in-room internet access were definite pluses. This is a good place to stay only if you minimize your time in the room.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh goodness! My wife Therese and I passionately and respectfully disagree, full-throated, with every point in this review, with the exception of the fan noise in the bathroom which we replaced IMMEDIATELY upon learning of its failure, which was thru this review. Let the photos show how clean, tidy, bright, and lovely our fantastic "Kona Dove" is! And let our dozens of 5-star reviews speak for the quality of our "Kona Dove, as well as our dedication to prompt action to please our guest's concerns!
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5

Great location and very cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The location is great, right in the middle of town! Also it's very quiet as it is located just off the main road, which is a great highlight of this place. It was clean and cozy and was just perfect for those who want a simple and cozy place to stay in Kona!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo! We couldn't agree more and we are thrilled to share our "Kona Dove" experience!
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5

Great location, clean, tidy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Great value for money. The location is perfect. Dave is a great host. Couldn't ask for more

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes! Clean, tidy and comfortable is just what we strive for, thank you!
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Manteca,ca
5

Loved the place and location

  • 5 of 5

Scott's place was perfect for us. It had everything we needed. We loved how close it was to all of the restaurants and bars, all within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you loved it, we do to, with great passion!! Mahalo!
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kona, hawaii
4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

This condo was pretty well kept, definitely needs some updates, but overall really nice! The location couldn't be any better and the cold AC was a huge plus! No beach equipment, but a small lunch sized cooler, so bring your own! Overall, the condo was great!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Location - Modern Condo

  • 4 of 5

This Condo is in a great location in Kona. Close the beach, shops and restaurants it is the ideal base for a visit to the Big Island. The apartment is well appointed, is big enough for two people and has a great balcony to sit and have your meals at. Location is quiet , at the back of the complex so highway noise is minimal. Dave communicated well with us prior to arrival and we had no difficulty accessing the apartment and it was how it is described. Apartment is very clean, bed is comfortable and it is well serviced with cable tv and wifi. Would happily stay again when we come back to Hawaii.

The only downside was the noisy airconditioner, however the temp was not that hot so once the room cooled down we turned it off and just used the fan.

Overall a great stay and would recommend.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kona International Airport (KOA)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Bongo Ben's Island Cafe
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
Kuakini Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Island Lava Java Bistro
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
White Sands Beach Park
Car: not necessary

Kailua-Kona has the sunshine! The weather on this side of the Big Island can best be described as eternal springtime. Quite simply, it's almost always warm and wonderful. Kona has the calmest, clearest water in the state. This side also has the best beaches on the island, with some, such as Hapuna, consistently rated in the top five in the United States. All this adds up to a traveler's delight, one of the reasons that the Kona side has such a high visitor repeat ratio. Our personal favorite local activities in the area include snorkeling, Farmer's Market, local shopping, Kahaluu Beach Park, Kealakekua Bay, (Captain Cook Monument), Place of Refuge, Kua Bay, whale and dolphin watching, and Kona coffee tasting at local mills.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $49
Tax Rate 13.42%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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