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Big Island Retreat

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78-226 Kahaluu Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Ranked #4 of 12 Kailua-Kona B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Big Island Retreat. Randy was great to work with. I spoke with him before we booked our trip. He greeted us when we arrived. Randy is just so friendly. He gave us excellent recommendations for things to do and places to eat. Our room was very cozy. We stayed in the Paradise Room. It... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My note in the title that there is no breakfast or housekeeping is NOT a negative. But we did not realize this until we arrived so I just wanted to make sure others are aware while researching the property. My husband and I spent four nights here, and it was amazing. It is right across the street from the beach... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the big retreat after being on Maui for four days. While the big island was a totally different experience to Maui, the Paradise room at the Big Retreat was pure heaven. The room is impeccable, clean and everything you could possibly anticipate has been provided. This room and this resort, with its warm and friendly staff (Randy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Big Island Retreat is just amazing! The room was very beautifuel and super clean!! You can use beach-gears for free! But our best experince was the contact with Randy (owner of the hotel)! He is so friendly and cared about us! Whenever we return to Big Island, we will stay at the Big Island Retreat! All the best to... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of four (kids are 17 & 13), and we stayed in the Oceanview and Aloha suites for 7 nights. The rooms are very clean, charming and comfortable, and we made frequent use of the fully equiped outdoor kitchen and dining area for breakfasts and a dinner or two... as well as the kitchenette in each room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this wonderful place for 4 nights and had the orchid room. Leaving Kailua and the big island retreat was the hardest thing to do. Randy (the owner) and Gigi (the property manager) were the most welcoming people. The place: The room was spacious, very clean and very bright. It is a corner room and has a large... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Are you kidding me?!? I feel like we totally lucked out stumbling on to this gem of a B&B. My husband and I stayed in the Oceanview room for 2 nights, and it far exceeded my expectations. The decor was gorgeous and the suite was meticulously clean. We've learned living in Hawaii that it is difficult to keep things rust... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is not a B&B in that there is no breakfast! The Orchid room is spacious and beautifully furnished. It's hard to find even with a GPS so be prepared to call when you get close. We wish there were breakfast and that the bed would be made daily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Big Island Retreat. The property is clean, well maintained and thoughtfully furnished. It is located close enough to the Kona airport and the central part of the Kona Island resorts and yet remote enough without being too touristy or crowded... In addition, it provided great access to the beach and shopping. We were able... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Big Island Retreat is a fantastic place to stay in Kailua-Kona. Randy is such a nice host and he and Shannon clearly care about making their guests' experience a good one. The house is tucked away on a quiet street just off Ali'i Drive and is a short walk away from a really great snorkeling beach - we saw several... More 

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Address: 78-226 Kahaluu Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Big Island Retreat Hawaii/Kailua-Kona

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