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Sunny, Breezy Hamakua Coast Studio

A very comfy place to sleep
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
6 reviews
A very comfy place to sleep
Your sunny kitchenette
Your own kitchen
Your private outdoor area
The house at sunset
The shared lanai
View from the lanai
Your Hostess, Joy
Botanical Gardens nearby
Laupahoehoe Point nearby
View from Laupahoehoe Point
Waipeo Valley nearby
View from Mauna Kea nearby
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Papaaloa, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Papa’aloa is a sleepy little town along the beautiful Hamakua Coast, just 24 miles north of Hilo and about 10 miles from KoleKole Beach State Park, Akaka Falls and the world famous Arboretum. Your studio is a separate building in front of the main house, 10 x 20’ with a fully equipped kitchenette, a queen-size bed, a small private bathroom and your own outdoor sitting area. Also you will have access to the main lanai with a gorgeous view of the ocean and coconut palms.

There is WiFi, as well as a TV with basic cable and a DVD/CD player and a small collection of DVDs. There is a landline with free phone calls to Canada and the US. There is decent cell phone coverage if you have AT&T, but other cell phones tend to have intermittent reception. You will have access to the washing machine and clothesline, and you can arrange to use the...
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About the Owner, Joy G
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 6 reviews
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HawaiiDav...
Long Beach, Washington
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68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Small, with a tiny bathroom (you have to leave the bathroom to change your mind). There is a full size refridge, microwave and toaster oven. The bed has a memory foam topper and is comfortable. Joy is pleasant and did not bother us one bit.

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Management response:

It's true that the bathroom is small but adequate, as seen in the photos. But the Studio is 204 square feet, which is not bad, plus a private sitting area out front. It's a bit like living in a trailer, which some people like quite well.

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Mammy37
Columbia, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

A gem for those who seek to experience the Big Island as the locals do. Set in a quiet residential neighborhood on the Hamakua Coast about 25 miles north off Hilo, this studio offers a great "home base" from which to explore the rest of the island. The studio is quaint, clean, and comfy. Amenities include clean bedding and towels, hot showers, a small but workable kitchenette, a private entrance, and a continuous gentle ocean...

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Nynaeve20...
Stuttgart, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
3
people found this review helpful

On our vacation on Big Island we spent 4 nights at Joy's place. It is a small and simple but very cosy and clean appartment equipped with everything we needed. Joy is a wonderful host. She supplied us with fresh fruit and we had very nice talks. The location is perfect for exploring the northern part of the Island - we went to Waipeo Valley, Pololu Valley - and it is also very close to...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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There is a nice guest room in the main house with a Queen size bed, so if you're traveling with others and want another place to sleep, that can be arranged.
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