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Honu Kai B&B

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3.5 of 5
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74-1529 Hao Kuni St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Santa Cruz, California
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 nights at the Honu Kai B&B. The hosts really go beyond the call of duty to make sure you have a great stay in their lovely little eden. Their place is up on the hill above Kona town, and it is surrounded by a peaceful, beautiful garden with lots of Buddhist statuary and birds and fountains. We... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Team "California Cruzin" for your review of our island home. Our personal concierge service which we provide to all of our guests, is in place to make sure you have the best possible time and experience on our island. We believe at Honu Kai we provide much more than just a bed to sleep in and a breakfast to... More 

Houston
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150 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wendi & Dave were so warm and welcoming. You are made to feel like dear old friends returning for a visit. The property is so large and beautiful. We had what Wendi called the "tree house" room. We were at the top of the stairs a corner room with lots of windows and completely surrounded amongst the Royal Poinciana trees... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Team Houston for your review of our island home. You're not old, but you are now our new friends. Everyone arrives to our Honu Kai as a special guest, but the real compliment comes to us when that guest leaves feeling at home and with friends. Glad you enjoyed the McDave hot breakfast to go the morning of your... More 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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132 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had occasion to stay at Wendi and Kona Dave's condo on the golf course on Mauna Lani property. Large and very clean with every type of cooking gadget you can think of with a full fridge, stove and dishwasher. There is a stacked washer and dryer. There are supplied soaps for the appliances and they are... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Rob and Sophia for your review of our B&B's Sister Property, the executive 2 bedroom 2 bath condo and the Mauna Lani Resort. Although situated on the 4th tee of the famed Mauna Lani South Golf course, we did not purchase this property for the golfing, but rather for the beautiful Homeowners Private Beach and Beach Club. We also... More 

Melbourne
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41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't even know where to start! All the previous reviews are spot on about this amazing B & B. Let's start with the hosts Wendi and Dave. Wow they are amazing! So beautiful and hospitable. They really treat you like family. Their attention to detail is just astounding. You can stay at a 4 or 5 * resort but... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Wow Lisa and Luke! Mahalo for your review of our Big Island home. Coming all the way from Australia, which we call the original Big Island, is truly an honor for us. We try to acknowledge that honor by making your experience on our island the very best possible. We are happy you were "WOWED" by our breakfasts. We take... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted to do our honeymoon in Hawaii, and had heard about all the amazing activities to do in Big Island. Booking the flight, we just needed to find a place to stay, and we're fortunate enough to find Honu Kai through our searches. Wendi and Dave are the most amazing hosts EVER! They will make anybody... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Ben for your review of our island home and for choosing Honu Kai B&B to spend your Honeymoon at. We like making Honeymoons as special as our island is to us. It is through that special respect we have for our island that we chose to be as green as possible and help preserve the islands beauty for future... More 

Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled lots of places in the world in the past - incl. 5 B&B's on Hawaii this winter break. We have never seen the passion, friendliness, perfectionism, quality, cleanliness, and beauty that Wendy and Dave have created here up in the hill above Kona. It is THE stay on Big Island (apart from maybe a few days in Volcano)... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Hawaii is that special place to make your Honeymoon or vacation a special time and create ever lasting memories. Mahalo Johannes for your review of Honu Kai and allowing us to be a part of your special time on our island. It was nice to see our newlyweds cooking their first meals together and taking advantage of our full outdoor... More 

NJ
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful two-night stay here at the front of a month-long visit. We followed Wendi's perfect directions in the dark from the airport--no problems! So enjoyed their gracious hospitality, the lovely generous breakfasts, and island expertise. Just adored the grounds and birds. We followed up our visit here with a check-in at an ocean-front luxury condo. Hubby wanted to... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Your welcome Sue. It was our pleasure and honor to help make your anniversary so special. We love our island and whether you spend 2 days with us or 2 weeks, we want to do what we can to make your stay on our island the very best possible. Mahalo Nui for your review of Honu Kai and we hope... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Do NOT miss out on an opportunity to stay with these amazing hosts, Wendi and Dave, who embody the loving, giving, caring spirit of Aloha. We were delighted with our themed rooms and beautifully presented five star breakfasts, surrounded by tropical gardens where bright green gheckos fed on guava jam and happy little birds chattered as you ate! We were... More 

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Team Canada for your warm review of our home and for taking the time to write our last review of 2015. We look forward to 2016 with the hope you and your family will return to visit our island again. With your cold winter upon you, we hope the memories of your visit to Hawaii will keep you warm... More 

virginia
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20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

my wife and i had a perfectly wonderful stay with kona dave and wendy. it's not possible to be more hospitable then they are. nothing was too much trouble and they suggested numerous things that enhanced our stay. wish we could have stayed longer. we would return to the big island just to stay at this great b& b.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is a fantastic place to stay! Wendi and Dave are the perfect hosts, warm and friendly. The rooms are comfortable, quiet and beautifully decorated. Breakfast is an experience in itself, wonderfully presented and delicious! Best French toast anywhere. The porch area is a great place to just relax and enjoy the beautiful property. Highly recommended!!

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HonuKaiBnBOwners, Owner at Honu Kai B&B, responded to this review

Mahalo Charles for taking the time to review and recommend our B&B home. Warmth, friendship and our breakfasts, are all served up with Aloha. It's not the reviews that make us successful, but rather the great guests that stay here. We hope our warm island trade winds blow you back to Hawaii for another visit. With much Aloha, Wendi &... More 

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