Kanaloa at Kona 2403, Kailua-Kona Big Island
3 Bedroom Oceanfront Condo
Panoramic, 180 degree Ocean Views Fully equipped Gourmet Kitchen Beautiful Teak Furniture, Window Coverings, & Linens Cable TV in 2 Rooms Unlimited, Free Telephone Calls within Hawaii, the Continental U.S. & U.S. Territories
66 Guest Reviews
We are local residents here in Kona, Hawaii. This unit at Kanaloa was a beautiful staycation. Very clean, equipped with kitchen necessities, beach equipment, ample space, and spectacular ocean and pool view. We have children so being nearest to the pool with a view of... more the pool from our room was most important for us. We are Hilton timeshare owners and have been for years and can say that this unit is a close second to our Hilton units when we we want to getaway and need to stay somewhere closer in town with our family. We will definitely return to this unit. Highly recommended! Mahalo! less
— Tia, Stayed 10/03/2020
My husband and I had a wonderful time. The condo meet all our expectations. It was very clean, beds and furniture was comfortable, and was fully equipped with everything you needed for a comfortable stay. That is a must have, when you want to relax.... more The condo is even equipped with games, books, and much more. The sunsets and the view is beautiful. We will be returning quest in the future and recommended to family and friends. Thank you for sharing your beautiful piece of paradise. less
— Elizabeth, Stayed 09/26/2020
Thank you so much for your review! Also greatly appreciate your business during these troubling times! Mahalo!
Awesome as always
This was easily our 5th time staying at this condo! We love the amenities available to us in the condo and nearby; the condo suits us (4 adults) and the sunsets from the balcony are breathtaking. We use the community BBQ, we have TV available... more for the SuperBowl/rainy days, wifi for social media, we love that the condo community keeps maintenance top of mind and we only wish that we can stay longer. Mahalo! less
— Ramona, Stayed 02/23/2020
Nice grounds and location but condo needs serious attention
Positives - it was nice to have the use of beach chairs and boogie boards that were in the unit. Also there are a lot of other beach items to use such as towels. The location is great and is only a 15 minute ride... more to all of the shops and restaurants. You couldn’t ask for a better ocean view and the complex was very quiet. Three pools Were nice but the ocean pool right by the condo closes at 7 so we never were able to really use it. One other pool is an adult only pool so that left a short walk to the third pool after 7, not that big of a deal. Games and binoculars in the unit were helpful as well. Negatives - 2403 needs some serious deep cleaning. There is a faint hint of second hand smoke and the dirt in the vents and outlets was enough to make us look into cancelling after we checked in. Unfortunately, we couldn’t so had to stick it out. We understand that it is tough to maintain a water front property so can look past things like worn and dated cabinets and fixtures, but cleanliness should be a given. The kitchen was appointed well but considering the cleanliness we never really used it causing extra expense for some meals we hadn’t really planned on. The dishwasher was rusty and smelt like burnt rubber. There was a lot of left over food and drink in the condo which felt like we were staying in someone’s house that they just up and left. All of that should be thrown out after each stay. We understand that food left out on the counter could attract critters so we didn’t do that and were pretty disgusted when ants were found in the master bath and in our toiletry bags. There was no food in those but I suppose maybe this could have been our fault; however, when we moved the bags away from the sinks but still in the bathroom the ants went away. Also the beds are too soft for our taste. Overall the location is prime in our opinion and that is what you pay for; however, we did find some other condos five minutes north and closer to everything for cheaper so will go that route next time. You may want to spring for the additional cost of the air conditioning if you plan on using the condo during the day because the unit does get very hot. It cooled off nicely at night but the ceiling fans were filthy so wouldn’t use those. less
— Adam, Stayed 02/02/2020
I sure wish you would have contacted me during your stay to fix any problems While you were there. My house keeper had a death in her immediate family, and apparently her replacement didn’t keep the unit to her normal standards. Your comments have been sent to the housekeeper to address for future clients. My current guest who has stayed with me about a dozen times said the unit was very clean. So sorry you did not enjoy the unit. Owner, Charles.
Exceeds Hawaiian Hospitality
We have traveled extensively and rented places along the way but this particular location, 2403 was so well maintained and supplied with extras you truly felt at home as soon as you entered. There were condiments in the kitchen along with cleaning supplies (like simple... more things - extra napkins, papertowels, salt, pepper) not to mention water sport toys (floaties, etc) The place is immaculate with plush towels, a book to navigate everything on site including the cable TV (LOL). And to top it off - we believe one of the BEST views the resort had to offer for Sunsets. Thank you - Mahalo for the hospitality and we hope to see you again in the coming year. All the best, Jersey Moe from Baltimore, MD less
— Muriel, Stayed 09/08/2019
June family visit
Loved the condo. The view over the pool and ocean was AWESOME. We loved sitting on the lanai over coffee and wine and enjoying the view. The condo complex is quiet The condo is nicely appointed and the kitchen was fully furnished with pots and... more pans etc. The bathroom is wonderful , very large and a very large dual shower. Will definitely recommend it to family and friends less
— Scott, Stayed 06/16/2019
nice condo for vacation
we stayed here during the Chinese New Year holiday for 5 nights. The condo is in a very nice community, everybody we’re very nice and friendly, also very convenient to a small shopping center, around half mile. inside, it’s very clean, only thing we bought... more was towels from local grocery store. another thing was we couldn’t figure out how to find the TV channels and the Wifi router needs to restart frequently. my son likes this place very much, wanted to stay more days :-) less
— Calvin, Stayed 02/13/2019
Great time at great condo
My whole family loved our stay at Kanaloa at Kona, Condo #2403. The Condo is very nice and very well equipped with everything you could possibly need for cooking and a fun day at the beach. The views from the lanai with crashing waves on... more the lava beach are stunning. The master bedroom and bath are very spacious with walk in closet, large dual shower, dual vanities, and washer and dryer. The complex is beautiful, safe, and peaceful. I would stay here again if we come back to the Kona. less
— Edward, Stayed 12/14/2018
Beautiful Unit with a Fantastic View
This condo is absolutely beautiful! The kitchen is well stocked with everything you could ever need. We really enjoyed our time on the balcony watching the ocean crash into the black volcanic rocks. We also enjoyed the walks along the rocks as well. This unit... more overlooks the pool and we were a little worried about pool noise but the pool hours allow for quiet time. There is a nice big grill located by the pool that many guests use. The grill, grounds, pool and unit are well cared for at all times. There is also a grocery store very nearby which was convenient to stock the kitchen. There were plenty of bath towels and pool towels were provided as well. We would stay here again if we ever return to the Big Island! less
— KAB, Stayed 07/14/2018
Fantastic property in a great location. Loved the view of the sea from the deck overlooking the pool. The condo is well appointed with everything you need and the beds were super comfy. Would definitely stay here again!!
— Sonia, Stayed 04/20/2018
Awesome views in very nice, well-appointment condo
Very nice condo with breathtaking views of the Pacific. Lots of amenities in condo and on-site. Just what we were looking for and in a great location close to everything, but yet a private community.
— Janine, Stayed 04/14/2018
Spring Break in Kona
We recently had a two week stay in Kona. As we had never been to the Island, we were unsure as to what area /complex etc. to stay at. I chose unit 2403 at Kanaloa based on proximity to Ocean view/pool/BBQ and size and layout... more of unit. Overall, we found this unit to be ok. The plus factors were the view of the Ocean, pool and BBQ very close and the overall spaciousness of the unit. The negatives were old and worn out Beach equipment which we had to supplement with a new boogie board and TB umbrella. We also found the unit older/outdated (especially the living room furniture and kitchen cabinets and some kitchen equipment, worn staircase carpet) and the master shower was unsightly (and partly unusable) due to exposed plumbing from a repair that could not get finished due to back to back rentals. The TV in the living room was not operational, but this wasn't a big deal as we weren't in Hawaii for TV. (After a couple of days you forget about all that when you enjoy a lovely sunset on the lanai :)) Something to consider seriously if you are a light sleeper, is that due to the design of the louvered windows, it tends to allow more noise from the outside... This is important to know if you are considering not having Air Conditioning as you will need these to be wide open and therefore a lot more noise in the evening and especially in the morning we be noticeable... We had purchased Air Conditioning and kept the louvered windows closed all the time, but still found that the noise from outside (and the unit below) was very noticeable. Likewise, you could hear my husband and or kids in the bathroom etc.. from the pathway outside too. The complex is very nice, with 3 pools, tennis courts etc.. The grounds are lovely and lush. The proximity to the beaches we liked (up the Kohala /Waikaloa /Mauna Kea coast) were very far away (took almost an hour each way to get to). The snorkeling (a few minutes drive away) was excellent (very very crowded, but fantastic nonetheless). The shopping plaza was convenient too (KTA supermarket, subway, etc.) Overall, if we ever return to the Big Island, we will likely stay up in Mauna Lani or Waikaloa resorts as they were situated in the area we enjoyed most. If you are going to stay in the Kona area, this complex is nice, and the Unit is decent too.. less
— Leigh-Ann, Stayed 04/06/2018
My friends and I spent a glorious week in this beautiful condo. The location was perfect, and best of all was watching the whales go by from the lanai. We especially loved the Oceanside pool and hot tub. The staff was friendly, and the grounds... more clean and lovely to walk around. less
— Michelle, Stayed 03/02/2018
sunsets and whales
Our stay in Unit 2403 was delightful, we had all we needed and the view to the ocean was unimpeded. We would recommend this suite to anyone who desires an ocean view, a sunset view and close proximity to the swimming pool.
— Ramona, Stayed 02/26/2018
Very clean and comfortable, well equipped. Outstanding views. Close driving distance to just about everything. Other than having to buy toilet paper by day four, it was ideal for us five adults. Would recommend.
— Mary, Stayed 09/26/2017
The condo was very large and updated. The furniture was very comfortable for the four adults staying there which is what we look for. The view was spectacular and the path walking along the lava beach was well maintained. It was fun watching the fishermen... more and the adult only pool was appreciated. Air conditioning is recommended if anyone will be sleeping in the loft. The lanai was large and great for views and the water toys were a bonus. Will definitely stay again. less
— Tracey, Stayed 07/18/2017
Was well worth it... booking reservations.... checking in... checking out... all a breeze ... no hassles .... no lines to wait in.... highly recommend this property and would definitely book our next mini-vaca there 👍👍😀
— Nancy, Stayed 06/03/2017
Weekend @ Kanaloa
Aloha! Great stay...the property was clean. Fantastic view of the ocean. Was not aware the assigned parking was taken, however lots of other parking. The property caretaker was very friendly and helpful. I will rent this property again for my next visit. Mahalo.
— Chris, Stayed 03/11/2017
This unit was awesome close to the ocean pool and everything we needed as far as utensils was all there in the unit. We always stay at the kanaloa at kona at least twice a year but this unit was the best yet. Security there... more was really bad this one guy his name is George very very bad he has no self respect for others and is rude if I was management I would of get rid of this guy along time ago. Besides that our mini Vacation was awesome. Mahalo less
— Roxann, Stayed 08/30/2016
Would recommend this suite for your stay in Kona, it has all the amenities you need for your stay. The proximity to the grocery store, beautiful walks, pool, etc., we were glad we booked this suite this time. We loved the view from the balcony,... more and apart from some small inconveniences, our stay was definitely memorable and without problems! less
— Ramona, Stayed 02/20/2016
Christmas stay at Kanaloa 2403
Nice stay over the holidays. Great weather every day. View is outstanding of Pacific and whales. Palm tree could use some trimming to make it even better. Ocean pool is really convenient for the kids. Nicely furnished and equipped condo. Screen door to lanai could... more use replacement or repair. Thanks for the opportunity to spend holidays in Kona. less
— Bette, Stayed 01/07/2016
This condo was absolutely perfect! The beds were very comfortable. The kitchen was completely stocked with everything we needed. The condo had 2 coolers, chairs, umbrella, snorkel gear, we could take to the beach. The pools were amazing and the view from the balcony is... more priceless. We stayed here with our family and had an amazing time. Definitely five stars. less
— Lisa, Stayed 12/03/2015
Vacation get away
Was a great vacation. The unit was totally upgraded up to and including the little things like coffee maker, etc. Very well maintained. Great location with nice ocean view from the balcony. Upper unit so you didn't have to worry about guest above you. All... more you needed to enjoy your vacation was your suitcase and your food, everything else was there. Wifi was a plus as it enabled us and the kids to stay connected. It was a challenge however working with the Time Warner programing in the living room. The TV's in the bedrooms worked great, just didn't have the channels you get in the living room, which was fine. less
— Larry , Stayed 08/20/2015
First off the Kanaloa complex is in a great location and is perfectly maintained. It's location on the water is unusual in Kona and it is very convenient to Keauhou Shopping center with Restuarants, Supermarket, Longs, shopping and movies. Unit 2403 is well located with... more beautiful ocean views and convenient to the Ocean Pool. (The down side to this is it can be noisy) It is well appointed and functionally set up for comfort and convienece. Bathrooms are obviously new and beautiful. 2 out of 3 TV's are flat screen and have a great selection of channels including Apple TV in the Living Room. WiFi works great. less
— Martin M, Stayed 03/14/2015
don't stay here
We arrived shower not working, called many times to the owner no response. At the end of our vacation washing machine broke no response from owner. Have not received our deposit back even though we only had one shower that worked for 32 days that... more we paid to stay there. less
— rickyvr1, Stayed 02/25/2015
It is unfortunate that we were unable to make this guest happy. All of our reviews except this one are 4 and mostly 5 stars. Upon reporting shower problems maintenance went three times to the unit. The first two times the occupants would not allow entry, sited inconvenient time. Third time maintenance found no problems with the shower, but were unable to discuss the problem with occupants as they were not present. Maintenance did attempt to gain entry to unit as water was dripping into the unit below from the washing machine. Occupants attempted to disallow entry, and property damage was occurring, we insisted. Occupants would not allow repairs to be made. They were made after occupants checked out. Finally, Aloha Condos does not charge deposits to renters cards. A hold is made and released after a set period. An actual charge would never show on a statement. No refund is due, as no charge was made. The renter did not pay any deposit.
Perfect View, Great Furnishings, a truly luxury condo!
This condo was above expectations as far as furnishings go. Lovely bedding and a huge master bathroom. Unfortunately the hot water tank leaked whilst there but the owner was very helpful and offered to move us. The view was delightful and we enjoyed the use... more of all the beach equipment and coolers etc . Definitely to be recommended. less
— champHouston, Stayed 09/21/2014
Loved this place!
Our family of 5 stayed at this condo. We all loved it. Everyone had their own beds. The condo was spacious, modern and clean. The location was great. Close to everything that Kona has to offer. It was easy getting in and out of the... more condo. Great view of the ocean. We loved sitting out on the balcony to have our meals. Air conditioner worked well. Every appliance you can think of was provided. We also made use of the snorkel gear and boogie boards as well as the beach towels. If we every came back to the Big Island, we would definitely stay here again. less
— Gabe_Oak365, Stayed 07/28/2014
practically perfect in every way
The location of Condo 2403 is perfect. The lanai overlooks the pool and the ocean. On the second floor, we could watch the boats going by searching for dolphins. In the evening, we could see the lights on the boats looking for manta rays. The... more condo was luxurious, comfortable, met all our needs. The condo is located a half mile from a shopping center with a grocery store and numerous small restaurants. You can catch the shuttle there to go to beaches or the downtown area. Some of our favorite time was spent at the pool adjacent to our condo. A big thank you to the owners! less
— Terry, Stayed 01/21/2014
Condo has everything you'll need for your stay and the view is w
Condo 2403 is wonderful with many sets of snorkeling gear, beach chairs/blankets/mats, coolers, boogie boards - everything you'll need for your beach trips! There is in-suite laundry, internet, air conditioning, a dishwasher - you just need to bring yourselves. The views from the lanai on... more the 3rd floor let you see the beautiful Kona sunsets and dolphins jumping in the mornings. The oceanside pool is right outside your door (it can be a bit loud at times when there are children playing in the pool during the day - but it's not too bad). This unit is in a perfect location within the condo complex which has three pools, tennis courts, Bbq's. The golf course is currently under renovations until Jan. 2014. We loved unit 2403 and Kanaloa at Kona condos and can't wait to return to this unit. less
— A-night-abroad, Stayed 11/17/2013
Awesome Place to Rent!
Check in was easy and painless...condo was very clean and Beautiful with great outside area with view of ocean...condo had alot of nice amenities that made stay even more enjoyable...would definitely recommend this condo to anyone who wants a great deal for a Great place... more to stay!!! less
— Kevin, Stayed 06/02/2013
wonderfull spacious 3 bedrooms condo, very well equiped, had everything you needed and more (kitchen accessories even spices and condiments ,beach & snorkeling equipments) And what a beautiful view from the lanai where we took our breakfast each morning. The unit is convenient with the... more pools, BBQ,tennis court. Would definity recommend this condo for anyone visiting Big Island. less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 05/13/2013
Everything you need
Condo was excellent - lots of room, great facilities and everything was provided: from beach towels and boogie boards, snorkelling equipment to laundry detergent. The owners (unlike all too many) realise that customers are flying in and cannot pack all of this equipment themselves; plus... more it made the price even more reasonable as it was not necessary to hire the equipment. The views were beautiful. The only thing that was not so great was that the bed in the master bedroom was soft - a personal preference but there it is. less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 03/15/2013
Condo 2403 was wonderful. View was amazing. Plenty of dishes, cookware and cutlery. Every appliance worked great. Condo is spacious and well appointed. We loved everything about it. We had most of our meals on the lanai and watched the waves of the ocean. You... more would enjoy your vacation in this condo. Close to the pool and BBQ. It is upstairs so not suitable if you can't do stairs. less
— R&A, Stayed 02/24/2013
Kona in Style!
The condo was everything we expected and more. All the amenities of home and even some beach accessories we don't have. Nicely decorated. Sitting on the lanai watching the waves and the sunsets was amazing.
— Jeremy, Stayed 02/17/2013
Everything you need and great views
We very much enjoyed our stay in your condo. The decor was very tasteful and the unit is equipped with everything we needed. The master suite is especially spacious and great. All if the tech and electronic options to keep everyone connected and happy as... more if the views weren't enough to keep us focused on staying unconnected. Thanks for all of your thought that went into anticipating what a renter would need and providing it. less
— Dcrask, Stayed 01/22/2013
A deluxe home away from home!
What a fantastic place to stay! Our family came over to get married and this was our "home base" Everything we needed was here! We were especially impressed with the little touches for children! We can't wait to return!
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 01/04/2013
wow we will be back...totally loved this condo
This condo by far is our best choice. We have stayed in three others here and by far this place was awesome.We have been to every island and this condo unit is our number one choice.It has everything you need . The kitchen was well... more stocked the only thing to buy is whatever you are going to eat.The kitchen had a great supply of condiments and spices already.Never used the beautiful dining table we ended up eating at the big table on the deck every night enjoying the beautiful view.The master bathroom and bedroom were another plus..The only thing i would suggest is maybe a few more pool towels.I know if we come back to kona this will be our first choice..I still cant believe how beautful this place was thank you so much for the week we had there it really wasnt long enough.. less
— Rob, Denise, Michael and Maddie, Stayed 06/01/2012
The condo is in a great location within the resort which is close to many amenities. Access to parking, pool/hot tub, and BBQ is very convenient. The ocean view is extraordinary. The condo is extensively equipped with everything one could possibly need, beautifully furnished and... more very comfortable. Staff were very friendly. Charles handled the reservations and details very efficiently. The "Red Book" with instructions and suggestions was most helpful. Free Wifi was an added bonus. This place truly is a paradise and made this vacation with our friends so memorable. less
— Charlee011, Stayed 03/06/2012
The condo was exactly as described and pictured in the photos! It is very spacious and nicely appointed. The owners have left nothing out that you could possibly need during your stay. The view from the lanai is beautiful and we enjoyed watching and listening... more to the surf crash against the rocks. We made good use of the BBQ, the completely stocked kitchen, and the pool area. Sta Grocery store is very close (we walked) so you can get fresh food for your stay. It's also just a short drive to Kona town which has lots of restaurants and shopping. There are tons of beaches in any direction where you can enjoy the soft sand and play in the waves. We went out on the Bite Me 3 fishing charter-very fun-I caught a huge Mahimahi (very tasty on the grill!). The drive up to the volcano was interesting and informative-also recommended. We'll definitely be back to the Big Island and this condo! less
— Susan, Stayed 02/14/2012
It was my husband and I last weekend in Hawaii visiting family, we thought it would be fun to rent a condo for the family as the place where we can hangout. I it was such a good idea because everyone enjoyed and we all... more now decided it would become a new family tradition,we loved it so much we plan and hope to get this place every year my husband go and visit family in kona. less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 01/15/2012
A truly fabulous condo with a big lanai overlooking the ocean
We had a fabulous stay. Everything about the condo is top-notch, including the location overlooking the pool and the ocean, the ease of reservation, the amenities. We can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our stay. So nice to be able to cook big... more meals and have all the pots/casseroles/utensils/spices etc. Not to mention the beach towels, mats, coolers, snorkel gear, binoculars, etc. The resort is great, too, with lovely grounds, pools, tennis courts, hot tubs, lovely landscaping. We will be back!! less
— Sally and Mick, Stayed 09/27/2011
This condo is incredible. We were a group of 4 adults and 1 baby (10 months), and the condo couldn't have been more ideal. We were all surprised that it was as nice (if not nicer!!) than the website pictures show. It was immaculately clean,... more and the kitchen was wonderfully stocked with any cooking utensil you could ever use, plus a lot of pantry "basics" (olive oil, spices, condiments, etc). The master bed and bathrooms were gorgeous, and the second bedroom is also very nice (though smaller with a bathroom next door). The condo was stocked with everything we needed while visiting - including snorkeling gear, beach umbrellas (which as it turns out are 100% necessary when visiting the beaches in the summer - it gets HOT and there is very little shade!!), binoculars, several large beach towels, beach chairs, playing cards, board games, DVDs and Bluerays, the list goes on and on. The lanai is absolutely perfect, and we ate about 95% of our meals outside while enjoying the views and sounds of the ocean. There are a few BBQs on the property (one right below the condo), and we did not have any problems with them being busy on any of the 3 or 4 times we wanted to BBQ. Overall, this was an incredible place to stay and if we ever returned to Kona we wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. less
— Juls082, Stayed 08/19/2011
It's difficult to add something new to the accolades already posted. My only advise would be to open up to the sights and sounds that Hawaii has to offer. Arise each morning to the sounds of the birds. Go out to the Lanai and just... more look, listen and feel all that is taking place around you. See if you agree with me, when I say - Paradise Found. less
— John and Family, Stayed 06/10/2011
Ordinary but miracles
In the morning, walked around to breathe fresh air with flower fragrance and to say "good morning” to people and small birds just passing, and took breakfast with looking at palm-leaves flowing in the breeze. All happened there are ordinary but nothing to be compared... more like miracles. We are now looking for the next chance to stay, hope once a year going forward. Mahalo! less
— Toshi, Stayed 05/06/2011
Great condo! Can't wait to go back!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa. The condo was beautifully remodeled, the kitchen was well equipped, and the pool and beach toys were great! Our kids especially loved the boogie boards and sand toys. We traveled with two kids, ages 5 and 3. They... more loved having the space to run around and play. The view from the deck was fantastic. We ate all of our meals out there! The unit is very convenient to the pools, tennis courts, and BBQ. The ocean pool was a couple of degrees cooler than we would have liked, but still warm enough to play in. The other pool was a bit warmer. We never tried the adult pool. The grounds at Kanaloa are very nice with nicely maintained tropical vegetation. The location is convenient to shopping and beaches, and only a few miles from the heart of Kailua/Kona. I hope we can visit again in the future. I would definitely stay in this unit again. less
— KenO, Stayed 04/20/2011
Unit 2403 at Kanaloa at Kona is a gem.
This is simply a lovely place to stay. We vacationed for eight nights with family, four adults and two children, and found the condo furnished beyond our expectations. See what is provided in the online listing. The beds were comfortable. Everything was clean. The kitchen... more was great with more than ample glasses, cooking utensils, plates, detergent and other helpful items. The washer and dryer were new. The solid wood table with matching chairs made eating on the lanai a delight. Placemats were provided. The children loved the swimming pools and the snorkeling at the nearby beach. We could hear the surf and had a great view of the ocean from the lanai.We needed to adjust to the solar heated water, which is the way that most water should be heated. I want to thank the owers for having a solar water heating system. In the travel book, "Hawaii: The Big Island" by andrew Doughty gave Kanaloa at Kona a gem rating. I agree, it is a gem. less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 04/02/2011
The condo was in great condition. The only problem we had was that the Hot water timer was out of sink with the time of day so we had to turn it off to get hot water in the mornings. Otherwise only good things to... more say. Got to see whales with the binoculars off the lanai. less
— Randy, Stayed 04/01/2011
Wow! What a great location, wonderful ocean view and amenities. We will definitely consider this condo again in the future.
— Lauli, Stayed 02/07/2011
Beatiful well stocked condo
This is an excellent condo to stay with a family. Plenty of room, beautifully decorated, nice lines. It is so nice to have coolers, beach chairs and boogie boards available. The kitchen is top notch!
— Jenni, Stayed 01/08/2011
Our two weeks in heaven
This condo really exceeded our expectations. It simply had everything; amazing view, newly refurbished pool and hot tub steps away, fabulous ocean view, sunset view and peace and quiet. We practically lived on the lanai and ate every meal there.The grounds and pool were kept... more scrupulously clean everyday. The kitchen was loaded with every sort of equipment, pots, pans, casserole dishes and even condiments. For a Canadian, the only thing missing was a tea pot! The beds were comfortable, the linens were pure cotton, the fans kept the rooms cool. We were grateful for an abundance of beach towels, mats, coolers to take to the beach, ice machine in the fridge, even flippers and beach shoes. When one of us couldn't find their passport and keys, one of the security came up and went over every suitcase until they found it in a underlying hidden pocket which we missed. Crisis averted! We loved our stay so much that we've gone back to the website just to look wistfully at the photos of "our rooms" in condo 2403 and Kanaloa. We'll be back next year to stay there again. less
— The 5 Happy Visitors, Stayed 01/01/2011
It really was lovely! Very comfortable. It had everything you'd want from cards and games to beach towels, boogie boards and ketchup, binoculars & blender to hair dryers. I was wonderful. I grew up in Hawaii so I am used to having open windows and... more fans to keep cool. I was surprised how warm it was in December, so if you are not used to it, I would suggest getting the a/c. It was really wonderful... less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 12/17/2010
Very nice location-especially if you like golf. Close to snorkeling etc.
— Bill, Stayed 12/02/2010
Our stay was simply amazing!
The condo exceeded our expectations! It was so spacious and comfortable and had everything we needed! It truly felt like home. The view from the lanai was spectacular and the location was great! We will definitely be returning next year and will absolutely stay at... more condo 2403. Thanks for a wonderful experience! less
— The DeSarro Family, Stayed 10/28/2010
Great Location! Great Time!
Everything was great about our stay. The location and view were wonderful, and it was nice to be away from the downtown Kona crowds. Especially nice to be minutes away from great snorkeling at Kahalu'u!!! The condo had all the supplies we needed, complete with... more beach gear like boogie boards and straw mats. The beds were very comfortable, and the common area was conducive to a nice family gathering. The downside was the water temperature. We took many lukewarm, if not cold, showers. On the other side, sometimes the water was too hot, and the coldest we could get the water was "warm". It would have been nice to have written instructions regarding how to manage the hot water heater, and also how to use the temperature controls in the master shower (very confusing!). If you have a large group of people, all of whom would like a tolerable shower at the end of a long day, this can be very frustrating. I definitely would not let the water situation keep you away, because that is really the only downside, and is probably something that can be fixed. It's just something to keep in mind. less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 08/12/2010
Unbelievable condo in a fantastic location
This condo was absolutely fabulous. Hands down, the best thing about this condo was the 'pay it forward' atmosphere. We cooked/Bbq'd the whole week because the kitchen had *everything*...and not just the normal plates, pots, pans, but spices, condiments, you name it. Coolers and beach... more maters were available for beach trips; flashlights for lava tube exploring; complete snorkeling sets outfitted the whole family; binoculars were great for just sitting on the lanai watching the ocean activities. Beyond that, the condo is elegantly and tastefully furnished, well-maintained, and in a fantastic, lush-landscaped location with easy access to the community pools and shops just up the street. We found it to be well located to everything we wanted to do and a great home-base. Finally, reserving the condo and use of the site was easy and convenient and Charles' thoroughness and follow-up was unparalleled. When we hit the big island again, this is the only condo we'll even consider. less
— MikeB, Stayed 07/16/2010
Happy but disappointed
The condo was beautiful and looked exactly like it was pictured on the web site. It was well stocked with everything from cooking supplies to Dvds to boogie boards and snorkeling gear. The location of the condo was alright, but I would recommend a place... more further north. It took over an hour to get to the beautiful white sand beaches such as Hapuna Beach and Mauna Kea Beach. We loved the comfort of the condo but we were sorely dissapointed that we were not informed that the main pool out front of the condo was closed for repairs and had been for some time. less
— spectrum360, Stayed 06/27/2010
Spectacular and relaxing vacation!
This is our second time staying in this unit and we really love it. The location is fantastic! The staff is very friendly and the grounds are beautiful. We are already planning our return visit in 2012 with our son and we can't wait!
— Tara & Keith Gipp, Stayed 05/27/2010
Fantastic location, and wonderful lodging all for a reasonable p
We had a great 3 day experience in Kona this April and a great portion of it was due to the wonderful stay at this lodge. The owner has thought of everything, and it was fantastic to have a book of reviews of the restaurants... more in the area. We followed their reviews religiously and they didn't steer us wrong once, I would highly recommend doing likewise. As far as the lodging itself it is 20 minutes away from several of the hotspots on Kona, its beautiful, decorated tastefully and sits right on the beach. What more could you ask for? If I go to Kona again, I will definitely be staying here again! less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 05/07/2010
It was a wonderful experience except for one problem!
The service Charles provided in arranging our stay was terrific. He was very accomodating and quick to respond to my emails. The home was beautiful and had so many extras to enjoy such as beach chairs, beach towels, binoculars, etc. It made our experience so... more easy and pleasurable. The view and sound of the surf off of the lanai were breathtaking. We would definitely stay there again and recommend it to all our family and friends. The only problem we had was that they were resurfacing the spa and grounds right below the lanai. We had to listen to the jackhammers and compressor, as well as the workers yelling back and forth, from early morning to late afternoon. It made thinking or talking impossible! We were forced to leave even when we would have liked to enjoy the view and peace of the home. It also made giving the baby a nap impossible. I know this kind of work must be done but I wish we had known it was going to be happening during our stay so that we could have had the option to choose another condo. It was difficult with 2 small children and all the disruptive noise. Aside from that, everything was beautiful and the home warm and inviting. I'm sorry to even have to complain about anything but I figured honesty is best! less
— Debbo, Stayed 04/22/2010
Superb view, excellent interior
Stayed for 10 nights, absolutely great! View was fantastic, saw dolphins more than a couple of times. Very well furbished. Sofa, bed, etc. all comfortable. I would definately like to come back.
— Tommy, Stayed 12/17/2009
Great Get-away Stay
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would LOVE to go back again! Accommodations were great, LOTs of things in the kitchen to use, and airconditioning was a blessing. The view from the deck is lovely, and there was lots of spacious living area!
— leealy, Stayed 06/05/2009
Best Vacaton ever!!!!
....Just got back and cannot wait to tell you what a fabulous time we had at the Condo (# 2403).....I was looking for a review page where I could thank you for a really top notch vacation not only because of the unbelievable views from... more our lanai, but also for the excellent accommodations and a wonderful "Red Book" with detailed information on restaurants, things to see, and step by step guide to all the conveniences that make for a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation!! I am so glad that this venue is available for those of us who just want to share a really awesome experience. Everything we needed (or thought we would have to go out and get) were at our fingertips and convenience. There was nothing we ran out of that was not provided for. A lot of thought was put into making this a (gorgeous) home away from home, and that, in my estimation, is definitely the earmark of a well managed enterprise. Please make sure that the word gets out so that no one misses out on a 5 star vacation!!! MAHALO, MAHALO, MAHALO!!!!! Cheryll Neese less
— Cheryll, Stayed 05/10/2009
Upscale condo with a view!
Six ladies spent the last three nights of an eight night stay in the Kona area at this nicely appointed condo. We were lucky to find something available at the last minute and were very pleased with the ammenities, the complex, and the view from... more the lanai. The housekeeper was very helpful in getting us into the condo early. We enjoyed ourselves and wished we could have stayed longer. Our only recommendation is that renters be aware that the third bedroom is indeed only a loft with a full size futon for a bed. We made it work for us but a "real bed" would make the condo perfect for 5-6 adults. We would definitely recommend this unit as well as the complex. less
— carson, Stayed 04/23/2009
Perfectly outfitted and located!
The condo was gorgeous and conveniently located for getting supplies/groceries at the shopping center, as well as visiting beaches and other attractions. The space was absolutely perfect for our family vacation. We had plenty of room for 6 adults and a little tyke. The lanai... more with the large dining table allowed us all to dine outside together. The condo was well equipped right down to the kitchen amenities, boogie boards and snorkel masks. It was decorated nicely and very comfortable. It was easy to make reservations online and communicate with the owner by phone and email to finalize arrangements. Beth also helped ensure everything was perfect for us and was available to answer questions of us while on island. Thanks for providing the perfect accommodations for us! less
— A FlipKey verified reviewer, Stayed 04/05/2009
78-261 Manukai St
Kailua Kona, HI, 96740, US