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Big Island Retreat

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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple room”(12 reviews)
“orchid room”(11 reviews)
“outdoor kitchen”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an unusual place. It's not a bed and breakfast because -- as one of the handwritten signs in the common room indicated -- you have to make both yourself! This place is more of a short-term rental with shared facilities to cook your...More

Thank SkyeTraveler
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were a group of four adults who found out about Big Island Retreat through a Trip Advisor Review. We only stayed for 2 days and wished we had planned for extra days here. Big Island Retreat is close enough to Kona to access the...More

Thank heysheila2018
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Staying at the Big Island Retreat made our first trip to the Big Island a true Hawaiian experience. The owner, Gigi was so friendly and personable. We enjoyed many conversations with her. Our room was the ocean view. The moon shining on the ocean was...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We had a beautiful room with an extremely comfy bed and a small kitchen with a fridge. Besides the nice room the friendly owner lets you borrow coolers or surf boards or mosquito repellent, all stuff that you might need on the island. Also comme...More

Thank Dino W
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Excellent stay with a lovely snorkel spot just walking distance down the hill. A very clean and tidy place to be in the mix of what the Big island offers. Restaurants and stores close by. A somewhat lengthy ride to the volcano, but worth every...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$167 - US$514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$167 - US$514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (91)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (3)
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kfollett
21 February 2017|
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Response from BandonBeachlover | Reviewed this property |
This seems like it would be very family friendly to me but I would reach out to Gigi or the owner.
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lovetrav56
10 April 2016|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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William J
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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"Oceanview is private and has a nice view. Pretty decor."
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"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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