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    Big Island Retreat

    78-226 Kahaluu Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2454
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    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent81%
    • Very good14%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “orchid room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Big Island Retreat is the perfect home away from home. It has a superbly clean and relaxed feel, tons of amenities (even things you can borrow like backpack beach chairs, sunscreen, sand mats, body boards and snorkel gear - all for use at the great...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved the Big Island Retreat! We spent four nights here in April 2017. The location on the Big Island can't be beat - away from the busy part of Ali'i drive, but close enough to great attractions, food, and supermarket. I walked every day...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This gem, immaculate guest rooms (each with lanai), walking distance to the beach, owes much of its considerable restful air to property manager/host Gigi. She's a constant, quiet presence, feeding the feral cats on the property, ensuring that guests have all they need in the...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I spent three nights at BIR and we concur with all of the positive comments already noted. This is a quaint, cozy location and GiGi is the ideal host. The grounds are immaculate, our room was beautiful and the location is perfect....More

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    Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island Retreat

    Aloha, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the Seaside room to be comfortable and relaxing. We look forward to having you return. Mahalo for sharing your experience. Warm aloha, Gigi

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    w: THE place to stay in Kailua-Kona....at least for us. Your experience: We recently spent seven nights at The Big Island Retreat (BIR) and loved it. It is where we will stay when we visit Kailua-Kona. You can look at the pictures on the website...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    kfollett
    Aloha, We are looking to vacation with our 11 year old daughter this summer to the Big Island but want more of a home feeling rather than a hotel. Do you have any rooms with a couch sleeper or roll away bed? Or can you recommend a place that would accommodate our little family to give us that wonderful Hawaiian vacation home away from home feeling? Mahalo The Follett family ❤
    21 February 2017|
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    Response from Bob P | Reviewed this property |
    BIR is an adult only place. They do not allow children.
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    lovetrav56
    are the bathrooms private
    10 April 2016|
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    Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
    Yes
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    William J
    How difficult is parking at BIR if you rent a full size car?
    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
    "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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    "Tell Gigi (the property manager) what you want/need."
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    "Book Penthouse Suite thru TripAdvisor for less than website price. You'll want to hang out on oceanview..."
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