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Private Hawaiian Guest Ohana (Home)with Pool/Spa, 5 Minute Walk to the Beach !

Dan Stenberg

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Dan Stenberg

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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Private Hawaiian Guest Ohana (Home)with Pool/Spa, 5 Minute Walk to the Beach !

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Captain Cook House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Aloha & Welcome to my slice of paradise. The Ohana is on 5 acres with your own private yard & patio BBQ area. There are incredible ocean views from your private lanai . A short 5 minute walk will get you to the waters edge where snorkeling, scuba, & kayaking are the best in the world. Spinner dolphins & whales along with tropical fish abound. This is the famous site of Captain Cook's Monument and King Kamehameha's final reign.

The Ohana has a gourmet kitchen with views to ocean and the great room where conversations will flow during your delightful meal preparations. At the pool is a outdoor shower & bathroom for your use. Pool is private to the property and is shared by both the Main house and the Guest house. Play a game of volleyball on the beach sand court, or stroll on the 1/2 mile walking path. This Ohana is maintained like new ,so come and be one of the first to enjoy this slice of paradise. A welcoming basket will greet you upon arrival. The Ohana is fully furnished, with all you need for your stay. Including large beach/pool towels and beach cooler. I will be available to answer any & all question's about the area & things to do. This completely private compound is your playground, to make this the best spot in Kona for your vacation/retreat.

(Check-in 4:00pm Check-out 11:00am)

*FOR LARGER PARTIES, YOU CAN ALSO RENT THE MAIN HOUSE. (8 GUESTS MAXIMUM) AT- www.vrbo.com/251046

**ADDITIONAL GUESTS - There is a $50per/day charge for each guest in excess of the maximum or a previous made reservation. All guests changes must be approved by the owner.**

***No outside visitors or vendors are allowed on the property at any time. Registered Guests Only***

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dan Stenberg (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2015

About Dan Stenberg

HELLO, I AM DAN THE OWNER

You can find the house at these GPS coordinates

N.Latitude - 19deg 28min 24.3sec

W.Longitude - 155deg 54min 50.7sec

Dan Stenberg purchased this house in 2006

Why Dan Stenberg chose Captain Cook

I BUILT BOTH THE MAIN HOUSE 2001-2003 & THE GUEST OHANA 2005-2006

What makes this house unique

INCREDIBLE VIEWS OF THE OCEAN AND THE QUIET OF COUNTRY LIVING

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 42 traveler reviews

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Private Hawaiian Guest Ohana (Home)with Pool/Spa, 5 Minute Walk to the Beach !
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 42 reviews
San Joe, ca
4

Beautiful Place To Stay

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful home on a beautiful piece of property. We stayed in the Ohana guest house and it exceeded our expectations in most areas. It is very clean, private and quiet. The views from the Lanai are phenomenal. Nice hardwood floors so be sure to take your shoes off before entering,,, as the fun note on the side says. This is pretty common these days and not at all unreasonable.

The market isn't real close by so be sure to plan a trip to the store. We stopped prior to arriving at the house on our fist day. We also made a Costco run the next day to stock up for the week.

The house is not in the main tourist area which is why we booked it, we didn't want the noise & congestion of that part of the Island.

Perfect, no but I'd go back in a minute. Beautiful home, I'd recommend it to anyone going to the Big Island.

I do have to comment on a review someone else did complaining about the pool not being heated. Geeze, it's Hawaii and " nobody " heats their pools. After all it's a swimming pool not a Sauna. The " house information book " makes it clear that there is a charge for turning the hot tub on which to me is odd...but that's okay we probably wouldn't have used it anyway. There's also a charge if you want the air conditioning on. but by opening the windows ( they are screened ) and having the fans on it was never warm or uncomfortable. It was perfect.

As stated they supply very nice towels and there is a washer & dryer so you need to do your own laundry, after all it's a house, not a hotel. I did find it all that we were only given one roll of paper towels and two extra rolls of toilet paper. Odd yes but not unreasonable I suppose, there's a WalMart & Target down the road.

Another review or two mention that Dan wasn't necessarily the most polite person. So what if his interpersonal skills are less than you'd get at Macy's. After all it is his house and his business. He even apologized for his being curt during an email we got. He was off island during our stay so we dealt with the property manager Tammy who was very nice and professional. A good source for local information too.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
United States
5

Luxury Hawaiian Vacation Home - Beautiful Quiet Setting

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed ourselves immensely at this house. We rented the large guest house for 4 adults and it was perfect. The house was very clean and beautifully furnished. The view is breathtaking of Kealakekua Bay. We even saw dolphins from the lanai a couple of times. We watched the sunset from here almost every night. We rented kayaks to paddle the bay and snorkel twice which was just 5 minutes away. The property manager was very attentive to our needs. She came over later after we checked in to give us snorkel gear which was in great shape. We really enjoyed our stay and hated to leave. I would definitely rent this house again.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Woodstock, GA USA
5

Great Hawaiian Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five stayed at the Guest Ohana for ten nights. The house is beautiful, well maintained and very clean. The appliances including cookware and silverware and the furnishings are upscale. The towels and linens were first class. The house is private and secluded. The five year old especially enjoyed the pool.

We enjoyed having morning coffee on the back porch overlooking the bay. One morning whales entertained us. Almost every morning the porpoises (Spinner Dolphins) cruised the bay. We would walk ten minutes to the park at the end of the road to watch the sunset.

The snorkeling at “two steps” and Hookeana bay was very good. We spent one day at Volcanoes National Park (bring warm clothes). One day we went to eastern part of the island to view the waterfalls and the Hula Festival.

Tammy (property manager) was very helpful by providing suggestions for dining and directions to best local shops and grocery stores.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
San Antonio, Texas
5

A REAL SLICE OF PARADISE

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at your guest house. Such a warm, comfortable & clean home. The views are tremendous and seeing Humpback whales right there in the Bay, was such a delight. My parents were charmed by the whole thing and that's quite an accomplishment because they have high standards ! Hoping to be back there next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Oregon
1

Wonderful home, EXCEPT...

  • 1 of 5

10959996 “Great house, BUT...”

This property is beautiful as stated. It is quiet, has a great view and both houses are very nice and well equipped. At this point, the good stops. The owner is rude and you will not likely get your deposit back even if you don’t touch anything ! The property manager went through the house with us upon arrival pointing out all the things we couldn’t touch or use. She warned us to not turn the refrigerator temperature down. The temperature in the frig mostly stayed at 50 degrees. Obviously, not cold enough to store the steak, chicken and fish we planned to cook for the week. If we had not had rented both house thus having access to the guest house frig, we would have lost several hundred dollars worth of meat or even worse, become ill. With all the warnings we received, we were not warned about the wasp hive by the pump house. Two of our children were traumatized with stings as they headed to the volleyball court one morning. The pool is frigid to the point of being uncomfortable. If you opt to pay to use the hot tub, the property manager comes over and stays as you use it. That rather spoils the moment ! The dishwasher in the guest house did not work. We were accused of leaving bath towels in the wrong houses. Totally untrue. No one took their towels out of their bathrooms. We were told that we left the place incredibly dirty with carpet stains everywhere. Also untrue. We actually went to great lengths to carry all the garbage and recycling out to the outdoor cans. The two houses together are listed as having a total of 6 bedrooms (12 occupants) plus futons for extra beds (extra occupants). We had a total of 10 people using beds and took our own pack-n-play for the little one. The owner is taking $__ out of our deposit because he said we told him there were 10 people. This was true. However, the 11th person was a toddler who did not use a bed. He threatened to take legal action because we accepted a package from UPS that he had delivered to himself at the house. As wonderful as this property is, I would not recommend renting anything this vacation property owner again.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so angry with this guest and her review, I could spit nails ! I have worked hard to make this vacation rental home one of the best in all of Hawaii. I was out of country traveling when guest, Anne, arrived here at my home for an 8 night stay. later, I did receive this following email one day after Anne's group checked out. This is the entire email verbatim: "HI DAN, WE HAD A ABSOLUTE WONDERFUL TIME AT YOUR HOME LAST WEEK ! YOUR PLACEIS BEAUTIFUL AND WELL EQUIPPED FOR HOSTING. SHARING OUR PICTURES WITH FRIENDS BACK AT HOME DOESN'T DO THE PROPERTY JUSTICE. I'M CURIOUS TO KNOW HOW MUCH OF THE $750 DAMAGE DEPOSIT YOU'LL BE KEEPING. THANKS ANNE." This guest Anne, showed up at my house with 2 extra guests in tow without a word to me in advance ! My property manager, Tammy, then informed Anne, at her check-in, that there are 'additional guests charges' (per my website) which she Anne begrudgingly agreed to. But over the coarse of they stay, Anne never paid Tammy the monies she promised to pay. Also, not once, during this 8 night stay did Anne ever lodge any complaints or upon seeing Tammy, address any of these outrageous issues with the house, that she has now put in her review. The pool, for instance, has an ambient temperature of 78-82 year around. The same temperature as the Pacific Ocean, that people here in Hawaii, surf & swim in year around. As to how Anne's group left the house..... well Tammy and her 2 co-workers, spent an additional extra 10 man/hrs. over the usual 24 man/hrs. allotted for the main house cleaning. Stained rugs, a broken bar stool, broken wine glasses, broken coffee cups & plates. They moved complete contents of cabinets to different cabinets throughout the kitchen, for some unknown reason. All this in a 8 night stay !! Lastly, Anne signed for a UPS letter for me and NEVER told anyone ! My manager found it in the Main house after Anne's group checked out. This letter contained a check for $2.800 from a future Canadian guest and not word about it from Anne. We found out about her signing for it , only after filing a tracer with UPS, and got my mail 10 days later. Right after I made the deduction for the extra guests, Anne posted this ridiculous review in an final act of revenge.
5

Wonderful Hawaiian Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This home was an absolutely wonderful place to spend a week relaxing, sight seeing and enjoying the spectacular view. Couldn't have found a more perfect spot. Quiet, private, secluded, and just plain wonderful.

With Dan's help, we found some wonderful out of the way places to eat great BBQ and pokie. Stopped at roadside fruit stands and took advantage of fresh fruit daily. Toured the whole island, went deep sea fishing, visited the Volcano National Park, and so much more. But always came home to our very relaxing and beautiful home.

Thank you Dan for sharing your home. We had a great time. Our grandson Konnor, as well as the rest of us, can't wait until we return.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Keahou Country Club - 2 18 hole courses
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
7 restaurants within a 4 mile radius
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Kealakekua Bay
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Captain Cook House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,700
$5,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $250.00 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Tax Rate 12.25%
Notes RESERVATIONS - A 50% first payment is required within 10 days of making your reservation. The final 50% payment
and the $250 damage deposit are due 45 days before the guest arrival date. Payment can be personal check, money order or credit card via HomeAway Payments. All mailing & payment fees are the responsibility of the guest.

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Captain Cook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Highest quality towels - Macys Hotel Line
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Highest quality towels - Macys Hotel Line
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Large walk-in closet
    Guest bedroom - 1 queen , Walk-in closet
    Office/ 3rd bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Very comfortable queen futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) in the office a convertible queen size futon couch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is a mere 900ft from the Pacific Ocean and Kealakekua Bay. The lush grounds include a half mile walking track and a USVA sand volleyball court. PLEASE WATCH MY ON SITE VIDEO

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