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Family-friendly 2 bedroom, 1 bath w/ jacuzzi tub Cottage

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

fully furnish with amazing Mountain views, private yard w/ BBQ, gourmet kitchen

Brand New Modern Island Style Apartment with 2 Bedrooms, 1 full Bathroom and new fully equipped kitchen, Sleeps 4

Amazing Mountain Views in a Lush and Peaceful Setting

If you appreciate lush and green surroundings you have come to the right place in an exclusive Kailua neighborhood.

Kapakai Cottage is a newly renovated modern island style apartment on the second story of our home in Kailua. There are beautiful mountain views all around. The balcony, bedrooms and living room overlook the lush Koolau mountains.

The apartment is located in a quiet neighborhood, about a five-minute drive from Kailua town and beautiful Kailua/Lanikai beaches.

There is a king size bed in the master bedroom and a queen size bed in the second bedroom. The bath has an entry to both the living room and the bedroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with a cooktop stove, oven, refrigerator, and microwave. The bath has a jacuzzi tub, which can also be used as a shower.

Wireless access, cable TV, and DVD/VCR are also provided. There is plenty of ventilation with ceiling fans in both bedrooms and in the living room. There are beach accessories and bicycles available for your use at no additional charge. The bicycles are 'beach' bicycles, so they are a little rusty and used but they will get you around Kailua town and to the beach.

$100 CLEANING FEE IS DUE UPON ARRIVAL IN CASH

Located about 20 minutes from Honolulu, Waikiki and Hanuama Bay and Pearl Harbor. This property is very well situated not far from the scenic routes taking you to the North and South Shores where you can enjoy beautiful the magnificent Hawaiian coastline.

Kailua is a very charming windward town where you will find the residents most pleasant and helpful. Kailua offers many restaurants that your hosts can recommend, interesting shops, golf courses, tennis and water sports such as windsurfing, para-sailing and kayaking. On the windward side you can also enjoy a day at Sea Life Park, encounters with animals at Kualoa Ranch and some amazing hiking.

More Details

Property Manager
Barbara Wilson
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

What makes this apartment unique

NO additional cleaning fee!

Amenities

Keolu Hills Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , king size bed in the master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , queen size bed in the second bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you're looking for out of the way Hawaii vacation rental look no further. We are located 2 miles from Kailua Beach in a lovely neighborhood in the nicest place on earth. Seven golf courses in a five-mile radius, tennis courts, Olympic-size pool, fabulous beaches, activity adventures, exciting shopping, and gourmet dining -- Kailua has everything. Four miles of white sand beach with no Hotels, no Resorts anywhere. No time shares. No Beachfront condos.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Family-friendly 2 bedroom, 1 bath w/ jacuzzi tub Cottage
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews
2

A lovely 2 bedroom apartment - with issues

  • 2 of 5

Kapakai Cottage is a lovely second floor 2-bedroom apartment with (nearly) everything you need for a perfect vacation. The full kitchen is great and many extras were thoughtfully supplied, such as DVDs and games. The apartment is very conveniently located close to a Safeway, various good kine eats (check out the Food Company and the nearby Vietnamese Noodle place) and not far from the beach (with bicycles included). There are ceiling fans but no air-conditioning (which is common in Kailua), which wasn’t a problem in March, but you might need to open windows (see below). A dishwasher and/or washing machine would have been nice, but otherwise the furnishings were complete. Please note it has a steep staircase, so this would not be appropriate for someone who needs accessibility.

Noise-sensitive and chemical-sensitive people, however, might not want to stay here. In this part of Kailua, the homes were built very close together (houses in Hawaii are generally spaced pretty close), so you hear lots of neighborhood noise. Since you have to leave windows open to cool off, the sounds come tumbling in. So if the kids next door enjoying their pool cause your teeth to grind, or the sound effects of the movie being played downstairs (and next door, and in the back), or the many neighboring dogs barking at the least sound, cause you to lose sleep, then you may wish to consider staying somewhere else or bring earplugs (that worked for my wife).

Hawaii is also the land of bugs – you have a choice: bugs and the lizards that eat them, or pesticides. Someone nearby (apparently not the owners of the cottage itself) laid heavy on the pesticides just before we got there. It didn’t bother me, but my wife developed a rash. We’d rather have the bugs.

We want to mention a highly unpleasant interaction with the cleaners. We were granted an extra hour to check out, but no one informed the cleaners. They burst in and were exceedingly nasty to my wife and me. There is much more to the story, but we hope that the cleaners no longer work there. VRBO has apologized and told us that the cleaners will be replaced

Our two-star rating is heavily influenced by the noise, the smell and mostly the poor experience on our last day. If you are not bothered by noise, prefer pesticide to bugs and have faith that the cleaners have been replaced, then, by all means, enjoy this lovely apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay and for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for any inconveniences you experienced. Our neighbors are generally very respectful and noise is not usually an issue. I'm not sure about the pesticide issue, as we did not use any pesticides in the apartment or the surrounding yard before your arrival. We also sincerely apologize for your experience with the cleaners. As we mentioned, the cleaners have been replaced and we are confident that this will not happen again. We take seriously the needs of our guests and make every effort to provide a peaceful and restful stay.
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5

The place was just as it was described. Can't wait to return

  • 5 of 5

The apt was comfortable and super clean. Would come back again

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place to stay . Would definitely recommend.

  • 4 of 5

The place was clean in a nice neighborhood close to the beach. Lots of amenities. The only negative was there was no air condition.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Home

  • 5 of 5

The vacation rental was perfect home for four. Excellent location and a beautiful home. We greatly appreciated the beach gear that was provided such as towels, snorkel gear, mats, shovel and bucket for the kids, small cooler etc. Definitely made life easy for us to hop over to the beach. The home was decorated beautifully just like the pictures. Nice big kitchen if you want to cook, but hey I was on vacation... no cooking for me! We were glad that we selected this home, which was calm and relaxing side of Hawaii versus the hustle and bustle of the over crowded city of Honolulu. My favorite part of this home was that it had wonderful trade winds coming through the windows, which I slept like a baby at night! The home is in a great location... a couple minutes to the beach or a couple of minutes to the main highway, which was perfect if you want to drive around the island. We stayed for a week, but wished we stayed longer. I definitely will be back! Btw, the owners were really nice. We would sometimes see the husband and chit chat for a few minutes, a wonderful standup guy. Nice to meet great people during our travels!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Menlo Park,CA
5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Kapakai Cottage. The owner was so friendly and made us feel very welcome. The kitchen is very well equipped and there were lots of beach towels, snorkel gear and beach umbrella that we could borrow. It was an excellent stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut Creek, CA
4

Beautiful cottage with friendly hosts

  • 4 of 5

The Kapakai cottage is beautiful and spacious. Well-equipped kitchen, so great if you want to do your own cooking. Provided beach equipment came in very handy as well! We thought it was an awesome rental and very good value. In this price range it was one of the few available rentals with two separate bedrooms! The location is also convenient and quiet.

Some things to be aware of:

- Walking distance to the beach is about 30 minutes. There are bikes at the cottage but we didn't use them.

- The cottage doesn't have air conditioning so it can get pretty warm inside.

- The kitchen is stocked with some basic items like salt & pepper, olive oil and coffee filters, but stock was so low in the week we were there that we had to purchase some ourselves (we could have probably asked the hosts though). Having some condiments available would have been nice to have, but not a must.

I would recommend this cottage to others, we enjoyed our stay here!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles

Located a short drive from Kailua and Lanikai world renowned white sand beaches. Kapakai Cottage is a brand new, modern island style Apartment with 2 Bedrooms, 1 full Bathroom and new fully equipped kitchen that sleeps 5

Sip a cup of Coffee for sunrise on the beach, buy fresh tropical flowers and fruits from Kailua open market, and eat at one of the many fine restaurants in Kailua. Spend the day swimming out to Flat Island, swim with the turtles, kayaking to the Mokulua islands or just relaxing in the sun.

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Rates & Availability

Keolu Hills Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 4 2019
8 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$179
$1,250
$5,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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