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    Big Island Retreat

    78-226 Kahaluu Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2454
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    Traveller (85)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Dining (7)
    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “orchid room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    Breakfast included
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Special Rate: US$ 225 (USD)
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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        1 - 5 of 151 reviews

        Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

        This place is absolutely stunning, few steps from kauhulu bay, a gem for snorkeling, and 5 min drive from Kona downtown, which is of nice places where to eat. The hospitality of Gigi, the owner of Big Island Retreat, tells a lot about the island....More

        Thank Alessa79
        Reviewed 25 June 2017 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 20 June 2017

        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

        1  Thank Greg M
        Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 21 June 2017

        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
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        2,792 reviews
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        • Top amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Beachfront
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Self-Serve Laundry
        • Room amenities
        • Refrigerator in room
        Details
        • Price range
        • US$ 151 - US$ 501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Hotel class
        • Room types
        • Kitchenette ,
        • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
        • Suites
        • Number of rooms
        • 6
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        • Location
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        • Hawaii >
        • Island of Hawaii >
        • Kailua-Kona
        • Also Known As
        • Big Island Retreat Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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        Traveller (85)
        Room & Suite (61)
        Dining (7)
        Pool & Beach (1)
        Hotel & Grounds (44)
        Bathroom (3)
        Nearby
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        2.43 km away
         
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        Nearby Attractions
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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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        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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        Room Tips
        "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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