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Hale Ko'olau

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54-223 Kamehameha Highway, PO Box 223, Hauula, Oahu, HI 96717
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have never been to Hawaii before but wanted to stay away from Waikiki/Honolulu because it is so crowded and touristy. So glad we did! We rented a two-bedroom condo on the beach. It had a comfortable living room with two futons as sofas and a decent kitchen. Each bedroom had comfortable queen beds with the front most bedroom overlooking... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are absolutely in love with this property! We stayed in one of the oceanfront units, and we had a wonderful stay. You just can't get more oceanfront than this, and one of the many highlights was the waves splashing onto our deck every day. The jacuzzi that sits less than 10' from the ocean was one of my favorite... More 

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Met up here with other family that rented a total of three units. Only one of the units performed as it should for the entire week we were there. Our unit, the Kamai, had a plumbing leak that was discovered very early on in our stay. Second floor sewage leaked down into our bathroom and if you timed things wrong... More 

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saugus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed here in the 3bd/1ba unit. We were in Hawaii to celebrate our 25th anniversary with our 2 adult children and one of my son's girlfriends. This place is very special. To be this close to the ocean for the price was amazing. The grounds were beautiful and Rea was very attentive and helpful during our check in. The... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and were absolutely amazed at how close we were to the ocean. At high tide, the waves were lapping on our deck! It's a cute place and was very clean. However being so close to the sea, maintenance issues need to be ongoing. My husbands chair went thru a large gap on the deck,... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I spent 7 months on O'ahu and stayed at Hale Ko'olau during my last month. I wish I would have found this gem sooner. If you're looking for real Hawaii, this is the place to be. I had the pleasure of staying on three of the properties and I must say, Kuai Kai's one bed one/bath was my favorite. At... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I am a returning visitor to hale koolau. My first experience was so wonderful we came back and brought my family for my mothers birthday. I will spare the details, but the man Dave has no customer service skills. He moved all of our belongings while we were gone without our permission into a different room. He was so angry... More 

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Hale K, Manager at Hale Ko'olau, responded to this review

I'm not at all surprised by this 1 star review. The facts are really quite different than they've stated. These guests originally booked a small non-oceanfront 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom rental but on their day of arrival we discovered that the kitchen sink was backed up. Because of this we offered them a complimentary 4 day upgrade to a larger... More 

Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stayed here with a large group in about 9 different cottages. I stayed in the Nani Kai Beachfront 3bd/3bath cottage. This was defiantly one of the more updated cottages of the bunch, great kitchen with all the dishes and supplies you need (no spices or condiments supplied). The beds were very comfortable and bathrooms were updated and large. The... More 

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Hale K, Manager at Hale Ko'olau, responded to this review

Aloha & mahalo for your review. We do appreciate your feedback but are a bit puzzled by what you've written for the title that our beach is not swimmable. This is absolutely not the case and, as I'm sure you noticed, people from our area come and bring their small children to the beach right on the other side of... More 

Boise, Idaho, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Great house to rent on the North Shore of Oahu! David and his staff had the house in great shape for our week long visit. Plenty of towels (beach towels included) and a well stocked kitchen for fixing our own meals (great way to save money feeding a family). The location is so close to the Polynesian Cultural Center, and... More 

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Hale K, Manager at Hale Ko'olau, responded to this review

Aloha & mahalo for your review. We're happy that you found our beachfront rentals to be convenient and affordable for your family to use as a home away from home. It isn't easy to try and keep up with direct beachfront houses in Hawaii but we do our best and work hard each day to provide our guests with truly... More 

Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

We got a perfect little beach house right by the beach. We can enjoy the ocean right from our window. We have been going for walks right on the beach finding shells and sea glass. We have been keeping so busy on the north shore. This has been a good location not to far from good places to eat and... More 

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Hale K, Manager at Hale Ko'olau, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for your review. We're happy you enjoyed your honeymoon at Hale Koolau and are humbled by your words. We do work hard every day to provide affordable beachfront rentals with convenient access to all that the North Shore has to offer. All our guests receive an automated survey after each departure and we do read through and... More 

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