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Anahola mixed reviews

Arcata, California
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Anahola mixed reviews

My family and I have rented a vacation home in Anahola for Christmas 2013. After booking, my father-in-law (he is providing the trip for all of us) had a friend of a friend check out the neighborhood. Her review was that the house was in "low income" area and that the beach park was full of campers and very dirty. I have been scouring reviews ever since. I am still confused. Thanks to many of other reviews, I have learned about Hawaiian Homeland, that break-ins can happen anywhere and that there is a registry for vacation rentals. I have contacted the rental agency as our house is listed as denied on the TVR list. As for low-income, based on street view on Google Maps, IMHO, the houses are clean, kept up and very friendly neighborhood looking. For those extremely familiar, the house we are renting is toward to north end of the beach front homes between the park and the river mouth. My FIL is tempted to cancel the reservation but I want to trust that all will be well. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

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21. Re: Anahola mixed reviews

I am not sure what house you plan on renting and stuff but we stayed on that beach and were robbed in the middle of the night while we were sleeping Please be very careful!

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Steve, it's a really bad idea to post your email on a public forum. It invites spammers. You can use the "Report Inappropriate Content" link and as for your post to be removed. Repost with a request that the earlier poster PM you, or just PM them directly.

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24. Re: Anahola mixed reviews

Sorry you got robbed Julia, but just so you know, the issue isn't just in Anahola. One specific crackhead was responsible for 2/3s of the burglaries in Princeville. People finally raised enough h--l with the courts and his negotiated 18 mon suspended sentence became 5 years. Princeville burglaries are down from 8/month to 2-3 now.

People also get robbed in Poipu. Anahola by the beach park area is a trouble spot though, no question.

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25. Re: Anahola mixed reviews

Do you have Michael and Sondra's phone number? I would love to stay there but can't find their site. Thanks so much.


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