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Big Island Retreat

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“outdoor kitchen”(17 reviews)
“pineapple room”(13 reviews)
“surf boards”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is amazing just a 5 minute walk from a beach (mixture of sand/rocks) with a fabulous snorkeling area (small reef, plenty of tropical fish and the odd sea turtle), plus a good surfing spot. We stayed in their luxury room which had two...More

Thank TonyUSAF
Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Tony, Thank you for your valued feedback and shared experience. I appreciated your honest assessment of the Luxury Suite as well as the property. It is important that all our guest understand we are an open air style property located in a local neighborhood...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Honeymooning on various Hawaiian islands can leave you at danger of slipping into the air conditioned and homogenised atmospheres of huge resorts and experiencing nothing of true Island life; so it was great to experience the gentle ministration of our host, “Gigi” at her Big...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were so excited about this place. Unfortunately our room was 90+ degrees, and despite fans and wet towels neither of us could sleep.We laid there sweating all night. We politely asked Gigi if we could check out 1 or 2 nights...More

Thank Mike M
Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, I am sorry that you were not happy with our accommodations. We do our best to provide the best experience for our guests. When you arrived you were very happy with the property, room and location and that this was a very last minute...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

This was the best part of our honeymoon. We stayed in the Oceanview room, which did actually have a perfect oceanview. You can hear the ocean in the night, which is probably the most relaxing thing one can hear when living in a big and...More

Thank NikoJH
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Our accommodations at Big Island Retreat were even more beautiful than the photos. Immaculately clean and lovely decor. Excellent location near to a good beach for snorkelling. Gigi was very welcoming and helpful.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
$150 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$150 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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kfollett
February 20, 2017|
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Response from BigIslandRetreat808 | Property representative |
Aloha, just wanted to provide an update. We have rollaway beds available for guests use, and always welcome families with children :)
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lovetrav56
April 10, 2016|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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William J
March 3, 2016|
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Response from redbets | Reviewed this property |
Btw: thanks for asking the question, it brought back some good memories!
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Room Tips
"Don't get the oceanview.. there is a reason they don't show pics of the ocean on their website."
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"Seaside View room!"
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"Oceanview is private and has a nice view. Pretty decor."
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"All the rooms are beautifully appointed and clean, clean, clean!!!"
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