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Jungle Cottage Interior #1
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Jungle Cottage Interior #1
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5.0 of 5 stars
29 reviews
Jungle Cottage Interior #1
Jungle Cottage Kitchen area & Living room
Jungle Cottage Lanai & View
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Aloha and welcome to BwanaBob's Hideaway, Romantic Vacation Cottages for Couples in South Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Are you searching for a delightful place to stay? Are you seeking an “experience to make great memories” without sacrificing luxury or paying a small fortune? If you want something better and different than the typical condo, B & B, hotel room, or big resort, some place “really special” and not just a place to sleep you have found it!

Our two Beautiful & Romantic Vacation Rental Cottages are “Perfect for Two People”. Separated by the use of space and brilliant landscaping, our Free-Standing Adorable Cottages have it all! Tropical! Exotic! Cozy! Cute! Private! Secluded! Quiet! No pool noises! No screaming kids! No barking dogs, no parking lot with sounds of slamming car doors! No traffic AND are the compl...
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About the owner, Susan K
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 29 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3834564 by: FlipKey
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English first
New York City
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed for 6 luxurious private peaceful nights in the Banana Bungalow. It was spacious, clean and comfortable, with many thoughtful personal touches for a quality experience , and the kitchen was extremely well stocked with cooking supplies plus private outdoor grill and private lanai, The homegrown coffee was delicious. Fresh fruit appeared at our door daily and we were... more

Ottawa, Kansas
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We arrived after dark in the rain, but Susan was there waiting for us. After a greeting she lead us up the bumpy road to the Banana Bungalow and showed us around the cottage. There was a bowl full of fresh fruit and a big bag of their Kona coffee for us to use. Since we were exhausted we went...


Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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I stayed in the Banana Bungalow for a week in April. I loved it. The bungalow is very spacious and has a very comfortable king size bed. The bungalow has everything you could possibly need and the higher elevation provides a pleasant cooler environment in the evenings. The property is very serene and beautifully maintained. The owners obviously have a... more

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 5 nights
  • Cancellation Fee: $100 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: $100 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The state of Hawaii taxes are 13.41% of the total of however many nights you are staying including the 100. exit cleaning charge.

To figure your weekly rent please take the amount as shown above under weekly rent, add in $100. for the Exit Cleaning charge, then take 13.41% of that total for the Hawaii State Taxes, and add that amount to the sub-total and you will have the total amount of your total stay.

For example, the JUNGLE COTTAGE one week rate (120. X 7 nights) is the 840.00 as shown above, plus 100. for exit cleaning = 940. X 13.41% for the Hawaii State Taxes which comes to 126.+ 940.. = the ONE WEEK TOTAL OF 1066.00. The deposit is half, 533. now, and then 30 days prior to your arrival the balance is the same, 533..

And exactly the same thing for the BANANA BUNGALOW; the one week rate (140. X 7) of 980.00 as shown above + 100. exit cleaning = 1080. X 13.41% Hawaii State Taxes which come to 145. + 1080. = so the ONE WEEK TOTAL OF 1205. The deposit is half, 602.50 upon reserv...
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How to get there
Airport: KOA: 26.1 mi
If you arrive hungry, there are many restaurants to choose from in Kailua-Kona proper and also others along the main 'Mamalohoa' highway as you drive south to reach So. Kona. They stretch from the Kona Int'l Airport (KOA) into South Kona.

Further travel advice is really about how to differenciate between us and the literally thousands of other places to rent!.

There are places suited for every kind of person and/or couple in the world on this island! This is why we think it's our place is the best, not only on the “Kona” side but in the world! Let us paint a picture of a stay with BwanaBob's. You will immediately notice that we are the last property at the end of a private road and the quietness is wonderful. Then candy for your eyes as you start to see the soothing...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.5 mi.
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