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Big Island Retreat

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78-226 Kahaluu Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2454 See on map
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this location was perfect. The views included the ocean and jungle. We were lulled to sleep by the waves. The decor was perfect. Comfortable. Clean. Gigi, the host was incredible helpful and made sure our stay was perfect. I’d highly recommend this location...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Honeymooning on various Hawaiian islands can leave you at danger of slipping into the air conditioned and homogenised atmospheres of huge resorts and experiencing nothing of true Island life; so it was great to experience the gentle ministration of our host, “Gigi” at her Big...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Exploration714393
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We stayed in the Luxury Suite on 3rd floor with ocean view. Very spacious charming Hawaiian style decor. Two outside lanai's with ocean views The beds were super comfortable. Large kitchen with everything you need including Food and drink Bag for the beach and outings....More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed for four nights and really loved our room (Sea View). The whole property is extremely well maintained and there's loads of additional equipment available to be used for free, for example: snorkels, cool boxes, beach towels, BBQ and so on. The location is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Natalie G
Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 2 October 2018

Aloha Natalie, Thank you for your shared insight and experience. Happy to hear that your enjoyed your stay with us and found our amenities to be useful . Much appreciated. Gigi

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Big Island Retreat is an oasis to enjoy. Quiet location yet close enough to do all activities. The hotel manager Gigi takes excellent care of the guests. Her tips for excursions, such as beautiful beaches or sporting activities are outstanding. We will keep Big Island...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank AndreaC12278
Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 7 September 2018

Aloha Andrea, Thank you for your kind words and feedback. I absolutely enjoyed spending time with you and Flavio. Happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Enjoy the rest of your island stay in Oahu, stay healthy. A hui hoi...until we meet again. Warm...More

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Description
We are a beautifully maintained and landscaped property with sevent bright, well-appointed, clean guestrooms. We are just steps from Kahaluu Bay, which offers excellent snorkeling and surfing, but tucked More back off the main road so the atmosphere is tropical seclusion. Each guestroom has its own private lanai, bathroom with tub-shower combo, refrigerator, convection oven, electric hot water kettle and coffeemaker. Additionally, we provide the following complementary amenities: use of beach equipment, garden sitting room with library and games, and gazebo with gas BBQ. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$161 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$161 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
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kfollett
20 February 2017|
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Response from BigIslandRetreat808 | Property representative |
Aloha, just wanted to provide an update. We have rollaway beds available for guests use, and always welcome families with children :)
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lovetrav56
10 April 2016|
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Response from SwingerJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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3 March 2016|
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Response from redbets | Reviewed this property |
Btw: thanks for asking the question, it brought back some good memories!
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Room Tips
"Don't get the oceanview.. there is a reason they don't show pics of the ocean on their website."
X9320UMmikem
12 Jul 2018
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"Seaside View room!"
IPM
29 Apr 2018
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"Oceanview is private and has a nice view. Pretty decor."
LylieL
20 Oct 2017
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"All the rooms are beautifully appointed and clean, clean, clean!!!"
mahlrond
20 Apr 2017
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