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Big Island Retreat

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  • Excellent83%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“outdoor kitchen”(17 reviews)
“pineapple room”(12 reviews)
“surf boards”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our accommodations at Big Island Retreat were even more beautiful than the photos. Immaculately clean and lovely decor. Excellent location near to a good beach for snorkelling. Gigi was very welcoming and helpful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For us, this was perfect. Away from the "tourist" area and near the snorkeling. Clean, tidy, well maintained, quiet, peaceful, relaxing. A car is advised to get around. We stayed in the pineapple room; clean, comfortable with a screened lanai (balcony) and kitchenette. (sink, toaster,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big Island Retreat is a reason of its own to visit Kona-Kailua. Atrue gem. It’s tuckef away across the street from Kahalu’u beach. The property is beautifully maintained, the atmosphere very Aloha, in no small part due to the wonderful Gigi, who manages the Retreat....More

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Reviewed 8 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

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

After being left with no room at the hotel we originally booked, Big Island Retreat was one of the few hotels I called for help with this situation. The lady on the phone -Angelina- was very concern about my family of four with no place...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$172 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$172 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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kfollett
21 February 2017|
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Response from BandonBeachlover | Reviewed this property |
This seems like it would be very family friendly to me but I would reach out to Gigi or the owner.
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lovetrav56
10 April 2016|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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William J
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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"Seaside View room!"
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"Oceanview is private and has a nice view. Pretty decor."
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"All the rooms are beautifully appointed and clean, clean, clean!!!"
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"Others noted the lack of ocean view from Seaside Room. My husband and I were very pleased with the view..."
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