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    Big Island Retreat

    78-226 Kahaluu Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2454
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    “orchid room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 150 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Loved our stay. We had the Seaside room. Large and comfortable with a great lanai. Has a view of the ocean through trees. If you stayed in the luxury suite above us that had a completely unobstructed view of the ocean which was not available...More

    Thank momshops11
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This is a very unique “hotel” that I would classify this as “comfortable rustic”. Our room, the Aloha room, is big enough for 2 people as it has a balcony with 2 chairs and a table. Double 4 poster bed and a kitchenette equipped for...More

    Thank Greg M
    Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

    Aloha Greg, Mahalo for your valued feedback and overall experience. Please keep us in mind on your next visit to the Big Island. A hui hoi... Warm aloha, Gigi

    Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

    Having never been to Hawaii before I found this place on Google and booked three nights in the Seaside suite. The retreat is about 8km/5mi from the centre of Kona, located opposite a popular snorkelling and surfing beach. The room is very spacious, well equipped,...More

    Thank GPA1966
    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    first of all, we booked the stay and really looked forward to stay at this B&B. however, my friend got sick and we had to cancel the stay, the owner were in quick communication and very accommodating in this whole situation. Thank you for understanding...More

    1  Thank Weilun K
    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    Big Island Retreat is the perfect home away from home. It has a superbly clean and relaxed feel, tons of amenities (even things you can borrow like backpack beach chairs, sunscreen, sand mats, body boards and snorkel gear - all for use at the great...More

    Thank mahlrond
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 151 - US$ 502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Kailua-Kona
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    • Big Island Retreat Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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    kfollett
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from Bob P | Reviewed this property |
    BIR is an adult only place. They do not allow children.
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    10 April 2016|
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    Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
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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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    "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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    "Book Penthouse Suite thru TripAdvisor for less than website price. You'll want to hang out on oceanview..."
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