A Gracious Historic Hawaiian Home 10 Minutes from the Best Beaches
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
The Waimea Guest House is a unique and charming Historic Hawaiian style home which was originally built in the late 1800's. This home has been the heart of many extended family gatherings and reunions due to it's extensive and diverse layout. Located in the emerald green rolling hills of South Kohala on the Big Island of Hawaii it is only 10 minutes drive to the most accessible beaches on the Big Island. Kamuela is centrally located between Hawi, Hilo and Kona which allows visitors a wide range of activities from relaxing on the beach, star gazing on the summit of Mauna Kea, snorkling and diving off the Kona coast, and horseback riding in the Kohala Mountains. close to beautiful Pololu and Waipio valleys with waterfalls, excellent restaurants, shopping and internationally acclaimed entertainment at Kahilu Theater only a few minutes away!
The entire house could potentially sleep up to 15 people with ease... or just one or two in our economical Lehua Suite (only $88/nt + cleaning + taxes). The Waimea Guest House is only a few minutes from the charming town of Waimea, also known as Kamuela. This property is surrounded by 100 year old Ylang Ylang, Kukui, Koaia, Silver Oak, and Rose Apple trees. It offers a truly magical and authentic experience of 'Old Hawaii' at it's very best! Waimea Guest House offers cooking options, dining and living space and various private bedrooms. Contact us to discuss your specific needs as you don't have to rent the entire home if you don't need to. We can accommodate just one traveler or up to 12 - 15 guests, depending upon your needs. This is a magic house with several independent suites which makes it a great place for family reunions or retreats where everyone has their own private space yet there is a large kitchen, dining and living room for group gatherings.
Keywords: House, vacation rental, workshops, retreats, family reunions, community events, apartment, individual suites
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Member since: 2000
- Vacation Rental
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14
- Queen size Beds (3) 4 queen beds throughout the house (Ylang Ylang has 2) (Lehua has 1) and, (Hibiscus has 1), Double Beds (1) Ohana has one full size bed and one queen bed in an extra large room. There is a privacy screen between the two for privacy, Twin or Single Beds (2) Ohia has 2 twin beds and can be opened up to Ylang Ylang to accommodate 8 guests ... or to Lehua to accommodate 4 guests., Child Beds (1) In Hibiscus Suite there are 2 child beds or punee's as they are also known as. This would allow for a family of 4 with 2 small children to be accommodated in this suite., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) xtra futons can be made available upon request., Murphy Beds (2) The queen beds in Lehua and the Library are both murphy beds with excellent mattresses so VERY comfortable!...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- This beautifully appointed historic home is also ideal for private gatherings (35 person limit) The Ylang Ylang portion of this property is used regularly by community for educational purposes. Some of the activities you might like to participate in are farm to fork sustainable dinners, music, poetry, healthy cooking classes, meditation groups, etc. ...moreless
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Computer Available:
- Free Long Distance
- Gas Fireplace
- Linens Provided
- Shared Kitchen:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $35 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.4%
The multiple suites in the Waimea Guest House offer flexibility and accommodations for either one or up to 15 travelers. The Lehua Suite rents for $82/night with a queen bed and private bathroom and cooking facility. The Hibiscus Suite rents for $99-$115 / night with it's private bathroom and cooking facility. Hale Kukui is the main portion of the house and can accommodate up to 6 guests easily. If guests choose to rent the entire house for family reunions special pricing is available.
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Centrally located.... up country. BEST beaches on island! Live theater, Star Gazing on top of Mauna Kea, visit a live volcano, Waipio and Polololu Valley's, gorgeous beaches minutes away, horseback riding, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, all within a short distance. Quaint and quiet little town of Waimea is lovely and offers a number of good restaurants and shopping.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Either Barrie Rose or Johanna Tilbury (Josie) might answer your call. Barrie and Josie are the 2 owners of this beautiful historic home called Waimea Guest House. These two women have lovingly restored this home and property over the years and it truly provides travelers a safe and comfortable haven in which to relax and enjoy Hawaii. Josie is a licensed contractor who is now building tiny homes on wheels! Ask her more about this when you meet her! Barrie Rose is a licensed realtor on the Big Island of Hawaii so she can answer your questions about property values. The two of them do custom designed tiny homes on wheels in their spare time. The Waimea Guest House also offers events such as house concerts, meditation, cooking classes, etc. so if you check the schedule you might be here when there is something special happening in the main portion of the house.
Why the Owner Chose Waimea, Hawaii County, HI, USA:
Waimea is a beautiful town with a wonderful community. It is very close to the best beaches on the island yet offers a cooler and refreshing climate to return to at the end of the day. Waimea is centrally located on the island so one has easy access to all that the Big Island has to offer. We chose this property because of it's excellent location and wonderful climate... Not too hot! it's just PERFECT!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
You will enjoy an authentic experience of 'old Hawaii' at it's best. Waimea Guest House is spacious and is an ideal location for family reunions and celebrations as it has a large kitchen, dining, and living room where everyone can gather. Each family can enjoy their own individual suite for privacy. Come and enjoy the sound of the Waimea breeze rustling through the large trees surrounding this lovely property. We offer assorted beach equipment upon request.
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Jade Garden Suite
Jade Garden Suite dining
Ohia Lehua Suite
Ohia Lehua Suite
Waimea Guest House with 3 beautiful independent Suites
South lanai of the Guest House
Jade Garden Suite
Jade Garden Suite kitchen
Ohia Lehua Suite
Ohia Lehua Suite
Ohia Lehua Suite
Hale Kukui Kitchen
Waimea Guest House
Waimea / Mauna Kea. Upcountry Hawaii
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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