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Freinds and Family Back house

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

close to beaches

Entire second floor apartment with

front and back lanai (porches).

Full kitchen,

living room with futon


relax and detach without cable television

short one block walk to beach

3 miles to downtown Hilo

3 miles to Hilo airport

**we have rental car available on Turo website

clean and comfortable


office/additonal sleeping area with futon

private bath

full sized refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker

1 block to ocean

park like property with fruit trees

off street parking

close to beaches

Historic Keukaha with natural fish farms (location of the earliest fish farming)

Seaside restaurant is 1/2 mile away

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was possibly one of the best places I have stayed using rental websites. Great roomy house situated close to the bay. All the facilities you could require, the bbq was a great addition As a result we didn't need to use the stove. Maria and Steve were great hosts. Friendly but not intrusive. Very helpful and informative.
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Hilo in the Island of Hawaiʻi

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • I with queen bed 1 with full bed
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
laundry is available 5.00 per load with covered line provided for hanging


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Freinds and Family Back house
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Palo Alto

Perfect getaway close to Hilo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the back house of Maria's yard where we stayed 3 nights - a family of 4 (two boys aged 13 and 9). She was a great host and made sure we had everything we needed. We also appreciated the fresh avocado's, guavas and bananas she provided, fresh from her yard. Our boys also liked the two cute little goats she just recently got that had their own little place in the yard. From a certain angle, we could even see the ocean from the veranda. All in all a perfectly relaxing stay in Hilo.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the perfect Big Island getaway house

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two weeks in February 2017 in Maria's lovely back house. It was comfortable, spacious, and very well stocked, a great retreat after our days of exploring the Big Island. Two inviting porches for coffee or breakfast - from one of them we could even see Mauna Kea on a clear day. and the bonus was Maria's responsiveness to our requests or questions - we had some lovely conversations and she was very helpful in connecting us with local events in which we were interested. we strongly recommend - and we will return!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice comfortable place with 2 balconies. Well furnished close to city of Hilo and to the beach. Owner was very nice. Would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning £38.71 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.98
Tax Rate 13.9%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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