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Big Island Retreat

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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“orchid room”(11 reviews)
“pineapple room”(11 reviews)
“outdoor kitchen”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Excellent stay with a lovely snorkel spot just walking distance down the hill. A very clean and tidy place to be in the mix of what the Big island offers. Restaurants and stores close by. A somewhat lengthy ride to the volcano, but worth every...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed December 31, 2017

I’ve stayed at resorts and they felt sterile and overpriced, so I opted to try out the Big Island Retreat. We stayed in the Oceanview Room and indeed, it has an ocean view! Pros: * Kitchenette with pretty much everything you would need to make...More

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We booked this lovely place based on comments here on Tripadvisor and we are really happy we did. It was three of us and we had the whole top floor. The beds were so comfortable and good for sleeping. The whole house and everything was...More

Thank Camilla C
Reviewed October 29, 2017

My husband and I stayed here for 2 night, it was absolutely lovely. We stayed in the pineapple room and it was just perfect (clean, very spacious, adorable!) - the retreat itself is very well kept, with lots of room for the guests to roam...More

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Our room was the Oceanview (we peeked into the others, and would choose this one again): downstairs was a couch, TV, and balcony overlooking the small parking lot (with private space for car), and upstairs was a comfortable and cushy bed in a well-decorated (whites...More

Thank Lylie L
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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
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
$157 - $473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$157 - $473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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kfollett
February 20, 2017|
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Response from BandonBeachlover | Reviewed this property |
This seems like it would be very family friendly to me but I would reach out to Gigi or the owner.
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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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"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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"Others noted the lack of ocean view from Seaside Room. My husband and I were very pleased with the view..."
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"Tell Gigi (the property manager) what you want/need."
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