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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Private and quiet country setting in a 40 acre macadamia orchard. Lovely villa style home with beautifully furnished guest rooms, all with ensuite baths and ocean view. Immaculate housekeeping, friendly and helpful hostess. Two miles to the best snorkeling and kayaking on the island. Hour and a half to the volcano, and several good hikes closer by.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
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Thomas and Sharon are the perfect hosts. They make sure their guests are well cared for and that their stay is comfortable. The room we stayed in had an attached bath and was very clean and tastefully decorated. The breakfasts they served were outstanding. Fresh fruit
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We had quite a hectic month travelling around, trying to relax as we did so, but it wasn't until we arrived at Sharon and Thomas' inn that I finally felt relaxed. The spirit of the place is so calm and soothing! I don't recall ever feeling so calm and relaxed so quickly as I did
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From the moment we arrived, greeted by tiki torches in the driveway, to the moment we said goodbye, Sharon and Thomas were the epitome of great hosts. They anticipated our needs, and also provided very helpful tips about the area. The bed was comfortable, the shower was hot
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Response from KonaBayviewInn, Owner at Kona Bayview Inn
Responded Feb 5, 2019
Aloha Doug & Dee, Mahalo for staying with us and for your nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed what we consider our little slice of Heaven! We hope that you will be able to come to the Big Island again and we can play the ukulele on the lania. A hui hou, Thomas & Sharon
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When my wife asked me where I wanted to go for a winter escape, I replied immediately, “The Big Island and the Kona Bayview Inn!” We had stayed here last year and I couldn’t wait to get back. I love everything about this place – the intimacy of the rural setting, stunning
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At this bed and breakfast, the owners really make all visitors feel welcome and at home! They go all out, from the huge(local) authentic Hawaiian breakfasts, to offering advice on places to see and visit while on the island. Thomas and Sharon truly enjoy sharing their knowledge
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Hula Room
Aloha! Both responses are correct. All units are ground level, no AC and no TV. Birds are entertaining and the breezes keep it cool, especially in the evenings and mornings. September tends to be the hottest month of the year with December - April being the most mild. Mahalo!
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"All the rooms are good."
"We stayed in the Hula Room and would choose it again."
"The Hona and Hula rooms have queen beds and the TIki room has two twins that can be put together."
"every room has a perfect view"
"We loved the Hanu room but the Hula room looked nice too!!!"
$151 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesHawaiiIsland of HawaiiCaptain Cook
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