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Koa Wood Hale - Patey's Place Hostel

75-184 Ala Ona Ona, LOOK FOR OUR TIKI TORCHES and ROPE LIGHTS, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostel has a unique atmosphere! Its clean an cheap, has a good location but its the people that make this place special! Everybody is super friendly and caring, after facing problems with our car rental company they helped us out and were there for us. The establishment is small and welcoming and you can feel at home after a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked it here. Better than pineapple hostel. Nice people running it and it's in a good location. The price was reasonable and the people are accommodating. There is a taxi that will take you to the airport for $30 so it's a good place to stay before getting a flight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is under new mgmt - I stayed there 2 nights and the staff were super friendly. It was very clean and spacious. Location was tops - close to the beach and bars and action of Kona. The place had an awesome vibe, I loved it and would return in a heartbeat.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Met so many cool travellers here! The Staff were very friendly and helped with any questions I had about the island. They made me feel very welcome and easily made my stay in Kona a highlight of my time in Hawaii. I found the hostel very clean and comfortable. Would definitely go back and I highly recommend it to anyone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Clean friendly and low cost I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a sweet stay in Kona. Located in the middle of Kona the beach is a short walk and so are most good restaurants. I found the staff eager to help. If you are looking for a great value and a home like place to... More

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Marysville, California
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The peeps is what makes it happy and healthy. Everyone is considerate and caring, sharing, positive. The environment is clean and the geckos simply say hello, and then go on their merry way, as geckos are want to do. The furnishings are not luxurious, but hey, it's a hostel. Everything you could possibly need or want is within walking distance.... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

... and would not have stayed a second. I have stayed in hostels all over the world ... I know a lot of times the guests of the hostel can make or break the impression of the place. And we left with a very broken impression. I felt like I might "catch" something my one night there. From the mattresses... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The staff is very friendly. I arrived knowing nobody in Hawaii and after only 3 days met a lot of quality people. Meeting other travelers as well as locals made the stay so much better. The rooms are clean and the aura laid back. Located a 10 minute walk from the ocean front allowed me to not require a car... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place is pretty good! I found the staff to be very accommodating, they stayed open a late to check me in. Room is pretty clean. Sure, I saw a cockroach, but you will see cockroaches everywhere, in any place in Hawaii. Nothing is ever really locked, so if you are concerned about that sort of thing it might not... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was by far the filthiest hostel I've ever been too. You can smell weed everywhere, the floor was sticky *they ask you to walk around barefoot. The rooms stunk of bad armpit & feet odor. Don't bother locking your doors, everyone can just pull the screen door and go in that way. The reception guy looks like he is... More

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I'm sorry Markus was not a 20 years girl to greet you, but he is one good guy. He will try to help and make your stay as nice as it could be. Please understand that we try to keep the place as clean as one can. We have been under staff for the last 2 weeks. I will make... More

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Address: 75-184 Ala Ona Ona, LOOK FOR OUR TIKI TORCHES and ROPE LIGHTS, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
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Take off your shoes and relax. Welcome to Koa Wood Hale. Our convenient location, friendly staff, and long list of extras are for your enjoyment. We have 2 dorm rooms: female only dorm (4 beds) and a coed-dorm (6 beds). Upstairs we offer 4 semi private rooms, 2 rooms share a space and these rooms may accomidate 1-3. Fresh Bedding and towels are provided.Free parking - wifi - computer & printer - full use kitchen and bath - t.v room with dvd player and movies - book trade - lockers - laundry facilities - maps and information - ++++ plenty of spacious common areas to meet other travelers from around the world!We are happy to loan you things you may need that we have extra of: beach towels, bags, tents, snorkel gear, sunscreen, band-aids, slippers, hats and umbrellas... ask around or have a look on one of our community shelvesBikes and Boards for hire. Office Hours:8 a.m. to Noon (checkout by 10am)5 p.m. - 10 p.m. (checkins) ***PLEASE NOTE***NO CHECK IN AFTER 10PM! If you can not make it by 10:00 pm you could speak with the manager in advance and we will try to get you in your room that night. Checkins before 5pm available but not before 12pm, this is so we can provide you with a clean and ready apartment. ... more   less 
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