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Honu Kai B&B

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74-1529 Hao Kuni St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Ranked #1 of 12 Kailua-Kona B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
TimEgan637 Lenox, Massachusetts
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Lenox, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honu Kai is a wonderful bed & breakfast that gives the feeling of both a luxury resort and a home away from home. The rooms are as beautiful as the paradise setting and are complete with so many nice amenities. Pictures cannot convey the tranquillity of the grounds. Wendi and Dave add so many nice, personal touches to your stay... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to the beautiful lush surroundings, the delicious breakfasts, and the fantastic beds in Hawaii'an themed rooms, you couldn't ask for friendlier and more welcoming hosts than Wendi and Dave. Happy to share their extensive knowledge of the island and the best places to visit, we were not only able to borrow beach gear (snorkels, fins, towels) but on... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We so enjoyed the ambiance, the lush landscape, the delicious breakfasts and especially the warm Aloha spirit of hosts Dave and Wendi the first time 3 years ago we came back. Our first trip was only 2 days, this trip was 6. You will enjoy the rooms and the character and decor of Honu Kai, but you'll love the hosts.... More 

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

Mahalo Dan & Carol for your review and most of all for coming back to stay with us. TripAdvisor has rated us the #1 B&B in the state of Hawaii because of our great reviews. We would like to think we're #1 because of our great guests. It's always nice to have repeat guests stay with us to share the... More 

Denville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't have asked for better hosts and guides to the Big Island. Our room at Honu Kai was beautiful, very tastefully decorated on lush grounds. The breakfasts were outstanding. They began with delicious fruits, followed by a different meal each day. When it is time to explore, Wendi and Dave have everything ready for you, beach chairs, snorkel equipment,... More 

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

Mahalo Elizabeth for your review of our island home. We do enjoy making breakfast more than just a breakfast by making it an early day dinning experience. We're up to 15 different main course breakfast dishes, so unless you stay with us for more than 2 weeks, you won't get the same thing twice. We've also expanded our day trip... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Friendly and personalised service, I really enjoyed talking to Wendi and Dave who were great and the other guests were all lovely too. The breakfast is fantastic and something different every day. Anything you could want throughout your stay or for an activity is there. I had help with tours that I had issues with and was given lifts into... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Not since we B&B'd our way along South Africa's Garden Route in 2004, have we experienced anything that remotely approaches the standards of care,cuisine,hospitality and ambience you will find here. But they have put our Garden Route travels in the shade, and we find it difficult to imagine how anyone could do better. It's all the extras available to make... More 

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

Mahalo Team Australia for your nice review of our home. Thanks for mentioning to our future guests about the need for a car. It is called "The Big Island" for a reason. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed the new feature of our Nigori Room. The Japanese Zen Garden and Koi Pond right out side the Nigori bedroom door... More 

Granada Hills, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We came as a couple, and when we regretfully left a week later, we were part of a loving and wonderful extended family. Wendi and Dave took us in, wined and dined us, planned excursions for us, made sure we set off with the proper equipment ( chairs, towels snorkel gear, water and snacks) and most importantly, a kiss farewell.... More 

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

"Ohana". The Hawaiian word for family. Thank you so very much for choosing to stay with us and feeling as though you were part of our Ohana. It is our Kuleana, or responsibility to our guests to make them feel at home and to share our magical island with them. We are extremely happy the 2 of you were able... More 

El Cerrito, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I had the privilege of hosting a 5 day Transformational Retreat on Joy this March at Honu Kai B&B, and the experience for me, my team and our participants was exceptional. By the end of our Retreat we had a new standard of what a space and a host should be like; Wendy & Dave and Honu Kai are that... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Kona Dave ensured our comfort and happiness while at his amazing B & B. It really was one of the best places we have stayed on our travels. Breakfast was amazing and Dave will go out of his way to be sure you have a great time. The rooms are spacious and clean and the house/grounds are lovely. We would... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Everything about the Honu Kai Bed and Breakfast says ZEN. From the beautiful landscaping with many water features, to the lovely tinkling of wind chimes and the fragrant flowers, the ambiance of Honu Kai appeals to all the senses. Breakfast is a culinary delight with fresh fruit, pastries and a delicious entree each morning. The owners, Wendi and Dave do... More 

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