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Cozy & Private 'Ohana (studio) in Beach Park Neighborhood * Close to Hilo Town

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 250 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, Perfect Getaway For Two, Close to Beach Parks & Town

Here is a little gem, set in the charming and historical Hilo beach neighborhood of Keaukaha, that feels like the old Hawaii. Studio bedroom with full bath and private lanai. Property is across the street from the ocean. Cozy room with comfy queen bed, HDTV, full HD cable with on demand and free high speed WiFi. Kitchenette includes small refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. Clean, relaxing, and affordable.

Originally built as an artist studio, the 'Ohana is separate from the main house. It's very private and has it's own separate entrance. There are lots of windows, all facing the rain forest.

• Walking distance to ocean and Hilo's best beach parks for snorkeling, swimming, tide pools, sea turtles, kayaking and whale watching (in winter)

• Beautiful rainforest/garden setting and views. It feels like you are in a tree house

• Small but comfy, approximately 250 square feet

• Small full bath (shower, sink, toilet)

• Standing/oscillating fan

• Tastefully decorated

• Large comfy new queen bed, 100% cotton sheets

• 40 minutes to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & just 10 minutes to downtown Hilo

• Beach gear available for use: towels, chairs, mats, boogie board

• Sunny part of Hilo

• Private deck/lanai attached to Ohana

It is a bit rustic, but with a great bed, HDTV and free WiFi, it feels like luxury camping. Coqui frogs will sing you to sleep each night.

Just a short walk to the ocean. There are beach parks within 5 minutes of this property including Carlsmith Beach Park, Leleiwi Beach Park and the popular Richardson's Beach Park with black sand.

Hilo Town is home to one of the best Farmer's Markets in Hawai'i and some of the best restaurants around. Yummy dining options, shopping, gateway to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, orchid orchards, waterfalls, rainforest, golf, zip lining, hiking, and more. We are happy to share our knowledge about where to go and what to do while on the Big Island.

More Details

Owner
Cathy and Jeff Dale
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2017

About Cathy and Jeff Dale

Cathy and Jeff Dale love the Big Island and are excited to share this wondrous place with you. Born and raised in Hilo, Cathy has returned to live here after 25 years in Northern California. Jeff fell in love with Hawaii on the first of many visits from California and is fulfilling a life long dream to live here full-time.

Cathy and Jeff Dale purchased this studio in 2013

Why Cathy and Jeff Dale chose Hilo

Enjoy a piece of Hawai'i in a special corner of the Big Island of Hawai'i without breaking the bank. We love our old style island home and are excited to share it with others wanting to experience the beauty of the Big Island.

What makes this studio unique

This home was built in 1938 by Cathy's grandparents. The 'Ohana was originally built as an artists studio. The studio is part of a one acre property with extensive beautiful landscaping including fruit trees, tropical plants and flowers.

Location

Nearest Airport
5.3 Miles
Hilo International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Miles
Margarita Village
Nearest Golf
3.1 Miles
Naniloa Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Seaside Restaurant and Aqua Farm
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Carlsmith Beach Park
Car: recommended

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in the Hilo in the Hawaii County

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cozy & Private 'Ohana (studio) in Beach Park Neighborhood * Close to Hilo Town
average rating of 4.774194 based on 62 reviews
4

Beautifully kept and lovely

  • 4 of 5

Cozy studio was exactly as expected. Cathy and Jeff greeted us and had some great recommendations for the area! We didn't make use of the beach gear but it was really appreciated. The nearby beaches are delightful and we had a great time discovering the west side of the island.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tranquil

  • 5 of 5

Lush garden

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Close to the tidepools

  • 5 of 5

A lovely time here. I walked to the ocean each day. I got to swim in the tidepools and walk back. Very relaxing experience.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This charming bungalow is a perfect setting for a Hilo getaway! Exceptionally gracious hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This bungalow is located in a lush garden and is a true Hilo experience! The location has easy beach access and is perfect for exploring all that traditional Hawaii has to offer! Restaurants, retail resources and the iconic attractions of the island are easy motoring from this charming piece of romance!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location very accommodating

  • 5 of 5

Great location right by the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in the Hilo, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017-2018 Holiday
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£220
for 2 nights
From
£89
£575
 
 
Merrie Monarch 2018
2 Apr 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£414
for 4 nights
From
£93
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£193
for 2 nights
From
£75
£491
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £149.14
Cleaning fee per stay £37.28 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Tax details:
4.166% General Excise Tax (GET)
9.25%Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT)
State of Hawaii State Tax ID numbers;
GET GE-138-641-6128-01
TAT TA-138-641-6128-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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