Kanaloa at Kona
|Kanaloa at Kona Condo 1803|
|Arrival/Departure Dates:||05/19/13 - 05/19/13|
|Guests:||4 adults, 0 children|
|Daily (0 days) rate:||NaN|
|Checkout cleaning fee||$190.00|
|Interim cleaning fee||--|
|Additional person fee||--|
|Total cost of stay:||$215.50|
|Amount due 04/19/2013:||$0.00|
|Amount due today:||$215.50|
3-Bedroom 2-Bath Oceanfront Condo - Sleeps 7 [?]
Who could ask for anything more?!
The unit was fantastic. Everything from the ocean front views to the comfortable interiors. It felt like home after just a few minutes. The amenities were great. Totally thrilled with the entire experience.
Beautiful & Spacious Condo on the Beautiful Big Island
We loved this condo and the spacious feel of it, especially the large master bedroom and bath. Very clean. It was nice to have it already stocked with hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, lots of bath towels, beach towels, snorkel gear, coolers, etc. We loved the pool by the ocean! Ideal location of the condo - was close to Kona and the airport.
The condo is right on the ocean with a very private lanai. The owner has an entire closet filled with beach chairs, boogie boards and other items that made our trips to the beach very enjoyable. The condo is clean and again the owner has provided tons of clean towels and beach towels for your use. The master bathroom is huge and the shower is great! Take advantage of the information left in the condo regarding places to go and things to do. It's a good idea to call restaurants or shops first to make sure they are still in business. We opted to pay for the a/C and are so happy we did! The M/B is in the rear and we had some days when the ocean breezes weren't strong enough to cool the condo down at night.
While the unit is not modern, any deficiencies are more than compensated for by the spectacular view and the sound of the waves. We stayed a month; it flew by. There is a long steep flight of stairs to this second floor unit so not for everyone. The resort is well located, the grounds, pools etc are immaculately kept. Professional, yet friendly dealings with owner, and local agent responsive. I'd go back in a heartbeat.
You get what you pay for
The location of this condo was great, both within the complex and on the Kona side of the island. It was minutes away from snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking and an outrigger canoe club that allowed visitors to go out with them. The price is a little less than some of the other condos because only the master bedroom and bath have been recently remodeled. The rest of the unit is in need of paint and a few minor repairs. It could also use a thorough cleaning. That being said we spent very little time indoors. We did enjoy the deck overlooking the ocean, choosing to eat all our meals outside.
condo over crashing ocean waves
We loved this condo. The view couldn't have been better, and the unit was spacious and comfortable. Our toaster broke and the property manager brought over a new one first thing the next morning - very responsive. If there is a downside, it is that it's not walking distance to Kona, but for many that would be a bonus. We'd use the same condo again in a heartbeat.
Comfortable, almost like living at home except you have the ocea
The condo was spacious and clean. It has all the convenience and comfort of home. A few minor things that were broken (one stove knob, closet sliding door) and a few things that can be improved such as some of lightning switches should be labeled (I have no ideas what some of them are for.) The front door key hole was in a very awkward position and hard to open especially at night. The Wifi password was labeled all capitals but it was actually all lower case. However this is an excellent condo, and you can not do wrong staying here. Peter an from Ellicott City Maryland
Beautiful view; beautiful condo
The condo had a beautiful view of the ocean, Lots of amenities. Golf, ocean activities all very close by. Very clean and modern and well equipped.
Panoramic ocean view with majestic sound of breaking waves
The view from this condo is magnificent - you are looking out into the vast ocean, and how soothing it is to listen to the sound of the crashing waves. Travelling with my husband, two sons (23 and 14), and my mother - we absolutely loved this condo - spacious, clean and well furnished with everything (including WiFi), we couldn't ask for more. The owner had several folders with tons of information, maps, attractions, restaurants, etc., which were helpful and useful.
Can't get much closer to the ocean! Watched dolphins and whales in the little time we spent in the condo. With the exception of a few very minor things, the condo is in nice shape. Very open. I ended up being noble and let my son and mother take the 2 big beds downstairs but ended up thinking I chose the best bedroom in the loft! I was able to see the waves crashing in and there is no better sound to fall asleep to! Pure heaven! There is no restaurant at the resort, despite the description but there are several nearby. Very nice area. Quiet but close to whatever you want to do. Closet is stocked with beach toys that we really enjoyed! Thanks!!
Great Place to stay
We had such a great time during our short stay. We loved the condo, loved the amenities, loved the location. The reservation process was so easy. We highly recommend this condo to anyone looking for a great and relaxing vacation.
Great spot, what Hawaii is all about.
Condo was fabulous. Views spectacular and great whale and dolphin watching from lanai. Very comfortable with plenty of room - felt like we were in our own home. Great location and very quiet complex yet easy drive to all the action in Kona. Of the 3 pools our favorite was the one by the ocean. Complex is close to Kona Golf Course where we had great breakfasts and lunches at their restaurant. Best part was drinking Mai Tais and watching the sun set from the lanai. Can't imagine a better way to end the fun filled days. We will definitely stay here again!
We loved this condo! We've rented many condos/homes on the island and this one is by far the best view ever! There were five of us and this condo could easily sleep 8 if needed. It's in a quiet location, yet only minutes from shopping and downtown Kona. We loved it! We had breakfast on the Lania every morning watching whales and dolphins, couldn't have been more pleasant.
Warm and comfortable stay
We enjoyed our stay thoroughly. The condo was very clean and warm to stay. Loved the decor. They had books and maps of attractions which was very useful. Location was perfect and spent most of our time in the beachfront lanai. Theres a KTa superstore nearby to stock up on groceries and snorkeling activities was just a 5 min drive from the condo. We had a fun time barbecuing in the resort. We would definitely come back again :) We wish there was a can opener in the kitchen :) Everything else was great!!
Great location on the Kona coast
Kanaloa in general is a great complex, and this condo is no exemption. Spacious living area that's well-appointed with a good sized lanai directly on the ocean where you can watch the sunsets. We have stayed in several of the condos at Kanaloa and this was on par if not a little nicer than the other ones. 2 bedrooms and loft easily sleeps up to 6 and has 2 full bathrooms. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone traveling to the Big Island.
Fabulous getaway spot
One of the best locations on the Big Island. Can't beat the views of the ocean from this condo! Sitting on the lanai, hearing the surf and watching the sunset was really relaxing. The condo pretty much had everything we needed so we felt right at home during our stay. The place was nicely decorated and the complex grounds are well kept too. An extremely enjoyable place to stay!
Great oceanfront location
We have stayed in Kanaloa before. This was a very nice unit - very clean and stocked with supplies and the boogie boards were a hit with the kids. Fantastic oceanfront view. And thanks for the gift basket. We will be back.
Relaxing as always but the condo needs work.
The condo is well situated but poorly kept up. The sliders to the deck are all but unusable, the light fixtures and/or lights are not working in about 10% of the place, the blinds need repair, the ceiling fan in the master bedroom is noisy at certain desirable speeds and the refrigerator may need coolant topped off (it refused to work for the first 12 hours we were there - following a shutdown - I suspect due to a "vapor lock" in the coolant system that resolved itself in the cool of the night). The property manager was helpful in bringing ice to keep our food cool until the system kicked in. With appropriate repairs this would be a prime rental within Kanaloa - which is a prime complex. We have stayed in various condos here over the years. This was probably in the worst condition even though it is in a prime spot.
gorgeous location/condo but unit needs updating
absolutely the most perfect location, grounds, beautiful. The condo was great, big and huge master ensuite. Downside the 3rd bedroom is a loft, so no privacy, and need to be quiet for sleeping teens? Also, furniture is worn and dirty, stove did not work well, kitchen needs updating.