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Honu Kai B&B

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Honu Kai is in a very convenient location to the downtown area of Kona and the airport. It is just a short distance up the mountain where it is cooler and serene. It is also centrally located between Captain Cook to the south, and the Kohala beaches to the north. It is also convenient to the Saddle Road over to...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Madison for choosing to stay with us and for your review of our island home. Wherever a guest comes from, we know that the trip to Hawaii is a long one, and this is why we try to take the guess work out of their vacation. We contribute the success of our concierge guest services to our past life...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been remiss at writing this review but tonight I will take the time to sing the praises of Honu Kai bed and breakfast and it's fabulous owners Wendi and Dave. Before our trip I spoke or emailed them several times with questions about our trip and they were quick to respond with helpful hints and suggestions of the...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

We believe your Hawaii vacation starts not when you first arrive in Hawaii, but when you first contact Honu Kai B&B and allow us to help you plan and get excited about your Hawaii vacation. We're here to make your stay on our island the very best possible. We are happy to hear that we've done that for you, from...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 incredible weeks at 'The' fantastic Honu Kai B & B on the big, beautiful island of Hawaii. Another return to paradise and I can't think of anywhere nicer to stay. Wendi and Kona Dave somehow continue to improve on their beautiful B & B. A peaceful, serene atmosphere of aloha that the only problem is having to leave .....

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Jim and Kim for returning to Honu Kai for the 4th time and making this stay your longest to date. We really enjoyed our time together and had a great time doing our beach side dinner for you. We believe it is our Kuliana, or responsibility to make every guest's "Dream Vacation" the very best possible, and the longer...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived at Honu Kai at halftime of the recent Superbowl game. We walked into a gathering of Honu Kai guests and local friends of the B&B owners, Wendi and Dave. What a great party! It was just the beginning of a fantastic three day stay at their beautiful B&B. As the Honu Kai website states, they...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Mark for your review of our Honu Kai B&B and we're glad you were able to join us for our 4th Annual Super Bowl Party on our outdoor lanai. Thanks for mentioning our First Class Concierge Service that made your Big Island experience more enjoyable. We're here to make your stay on our island the very best possible. During...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, Wendi could not have been more welcoming. The location is ideal and provides the best of both worlds: close proximity to the airport, amazing beaches, shopping and yet is situated in a tropical wilderness. The accommodations are 1st class. The bed is incredibly comfortable!! Everything is super clean and Wendi has loads of suggestions of what to see and...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo for your glowing review of our home and the services we are proud to provide for our guests. In our past life when working as a flight crew and traveling all over the world, we understand the importance of sleeping in a comfortable bed while traveling. We like to say that we provide more than just a comfortable bed...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Honu Kai 5 nights and were so happy friends had recommended this property. Wendi and Dave are an engaging fun couple who clearly love their work and set the bar high when it comes to hospitality and creating a sense that you've found paradise. The rooms are immaculate, tastefully decorated and fresh flower flourishes...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Denise for taking the time to share with the rest of the traveling world your positive experience at Honu Kai B&B. We like to say we provide more than just a good breakfast, but rather we provide a early morning dining experience to start off your days of adventure. We are proud of our breakfasts tailored to the dietary...

Reviewed 13 February 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Honu Kai for 5 nights. Several of the other visitors were repeat guests, some had booked in for several weeks at a time. Wendi and Dave have rightfully earned their elevated status on TripAdvisor. They are the epitome of hospitality - a rare blend of hilariously fun, unbelievably generous and totally professional all...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Team Canada for your extensive review of our home and B&B. It is our mission to make your stay on our island the very best possible. Thanks for staying with us long enough to give us the time to do that for you. It is because of our level of service that we have a 22% level of repeat...

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We recently stayed at the Honu Kai B&B for three nights and wish we could have stayed longer. It was a very comfortable place to stay, and the hosts Wendi and Dave made us feel very welcome. Our room was beautifully appointed, as was the rest of the property. The three course breakfast was freshly prepared and beautifully presented; and...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Team New Mexico for your review of our home and your stay at Honu Kai B&B. We as well wish you could have stayed a little longer so we had more time to share all the secrets of our magical island with the two of you. We are glad you enjoyed our 3 course breakfast experiences severed daily with...

Columbus, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The Honu Kai B & B was the last stop on a 30th anniversary celebration trip to the Big Island of Hawaii in early January 2017. We have stayed in B & Bs for more than 30 years while traveling, and would rate the Hunu Kai as one of the top properties we have stayed in. Not only was the...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Excellence, is not our goal at Honu Kai B&B, but rather it is our standard. From what we do to maintain this standard, to who we choose to help us achieve it, the pursuit of excellence is always first for our guests. Ina, our "substitute innkeeper", taking care of things while we were on vacation is just an example. A...

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Dave and Wendi are super hosts, - friendly, helpful, resourceful and fun! We enjoyed our stay in their BnB very much. Our room and BR were comfortable and nicely furnished, breakfasts delicious and filling and the common area/grounds are really beautiful, The BnB is conveniently located but you would need a car to get around to numerous nearby attractions and...

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

It was great having your family stay with us at Honu Kai. Thanks for mentioning to the TripAdvisor readers that a car is needed to get around and experience the island. It is called, "The Big Island" for a reason. We at Honu Kai would be happy to assist future guests in finding a better priced rent car for your...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A tropical paradise with Aloha! Honu Kai, set on a lush tropical 1.3 acre estate, offers a serene, Zen like feel amidst an old growth garden environment ... so relax, rejuvenate your senses and feel at one with nature — whether it’s lounging on the expansive lanai deck, listening to the water flowing into the koi pond, enjoying the garden jacuzzi under the Kona stars, or letting the occasional rain falling on the roof lull you to sleep. Honu Kai is extremely conscious of our environment and is 100% solar powered. We have been recognized as a Platinum Level Green Leader by TripAdvisor, their highest level of recognition. We use biodegradable toiletries, water efficient fixtures, Energy Star appliances, recycle waste, encourage towel and linen reuse, and serve locally sourced or on-site grown organic produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Honu Kai B&B

Address: 74-1529 Hao Kuni St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9663
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: ₹ 13,094 - ₹ 15,386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Honu Kai B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Honu Kai Hotel Kailua-Kona
Honu Kai Bed And Breakfast
Honu Kai B&B Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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