WATERFALL COTTAGE - MIKA MIZU - TREE TOP PARADISE

JAMIE PHILLIPS

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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WATERFALL COTTAGE - MIKA MIZU - TREE TOP PARADISE

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Aloha and welcome to Mika Mizu, serenity in Hilo. Here you will experience a unique and memorable Hawaiian vacation. Mika Mizu is a spacious one bedroom cottage. We suggest 2 guests but it will accommodate up to 3. This beautiful cottage is located in a soothing and natural setting on an estate with two waterfalls and abundant flora and fauna. It is less than one mile to historic downtown Hilo, yet you feel far removed. The cottage is stocked with amenities such as spices and cooking staples in an efficiency kitchen with a full size refrigerator, a built-in 2-burner stovetop, a microwave/convection oven, a toaster and a gas BBQ grill for outdoor cooking. Also provided are both high speed internet/WiFi and cable TV. It has been tastefully furnished in a casually elegant style, creating a very congenial ambiance for your comfort and enjoyment. At these extremely low rates, you will be amazed at this wonderful vacation find.

Note: Mika Mizu is not appropriate for children under 8 years

Check Calendar – Mika Mizu is a very popular vacation rental. So that you will not be disappointed, please check our availability calendar. It is updated daily. You are wise to book ahead, because we are already getting inquiries for 2014 from returning guests. If Mika Mizu is not available, check our other 4 nearby vacation rentals:

Mika Lani - 1 br/2 ba - HomeAway/171795 - 2 guests max

Mika Taki - 4 br/4 ½ ba - HomeAway/207918

Mika Kai - 4 br/5 ba - HomeAway/207930

Mika Alua - 4 br/4 ba - HomeAway/176749

Note: The HomeAway calculator may not give you a complete cost estimate. Children are included in our guest count.

Cleaning fee is $110 for 3 guests.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
JAMIE PHILLIPS (Owner)
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About JAMIE PHILLIPS

We met in Hawaii, fell in love in Hawaii....and the rest is history. Now we get to share our good fortune with guests from around the world.

Why JAMIE PHILLIPS chose Hilo

We are happy to have a wonderful home in Hawaii, and we love the Big Island, its many sights and its friendly people.

Hilo gives one the chance to get a feel of the 'real Hawaii.' The Farmers' Market in town is a riot of color from the many exotic fruits and flowers. There's just a special feeling one comes away with after exploring this unique area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are from Virginia and this is our first visit to Hawaii! We loved Hilo and our stay at Mika Mizu! It was a true tropical experience with the sounds of frogs and birds each night. Mahalo for a wonderful place to stay on the Big Island. For future guests, be sure to check out the National Park at night to see the glowing caldera. It was our 10-year old daughter's favorite part of the trip!
Aug 2014
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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 149 traveler reviews

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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise
average rating of 4.96 based on 149 reviews
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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p213954
+1 -808 3458093
Hilo Hilo District
Wayne, PA
5

Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Mika Mizu was the perfect place for our stay in Hilo. It was close to the Falls at Reed's Island, where my sister and her family stayed. The cottage had every amenity we needed, including a washer and dryer (with laundry soap and dryer sheets), and a propane grill. The hosts even provided a welcome basket with kona coffee and local snacks.

Although the cottage was literally in the rainforest, it was only a short drive to town. We found the Safeway had fairly reasonable prices for groceries and wine. There was also a Target and Walmart nearby, as well as a mall (Tip - try the freshly made malasadas at Zippy's Neapolitan Bakery in the food court of the mall - yum!!!).

We had beautiful weather the week we stayed, so we didn't actually spend much time in the cottage, other than sleeping, but we did appreciate the library of books and DVDs. The guidebooks for Hawaii were especially helpful in planning our day trips. Our adventures included visiting Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls, Boiling Pots, Akaka Falls, the Black Sand Beach, the Green Sand Beach, snorkeling in some tide pools, swimming in a "warm" pool, and driving to/from Kona to attend a Luau via Saddle Road.

Our only "complaint" would be the lack of fine dining in the Hilo vicinity. The night before my sister's wedding, we went to dinner at the Hilo Bay Cafe, and were a bit disappointed with the service and the food. Ken's Pancake House actually provided the best meals and at fairly reasonable prices, but it's not really the kind of place you'd go to for a rehearsal dinner.

Overall, we had a wonderful vacation and if we ever went back to Hilo, we wouldn't hesitate to stay in Mika Mizu again!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise
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+1 -808 3458093
Hilo Hilo District
5

Fantastic property. Owners are great w/ details

  • 5 of 5
Our second time there, and it was still wonderful! You feel like you are in jungle. There attention to detail is great. Will stay again in a few years!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise
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+1 -808 3458093
Hilo Hilo District
Boucherville Canada
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5
Marvellous house in the middle of tropical forest in Hilo. The music of the forest at night is unforgettable. Everything was clean. The house is perfect for a couple. The location is central for visiting this coast of big island.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p213954
+1 -808 3458093
Hilo Hilo District
4

Quaint and unique

  • 4 of 5
It was very nice well decorated and good location to get to other places, and very secluded. It had everything we needed.
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise
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+1 -808 3458093
Hilo Hilo District
Burleson, Texas
5

Tropical Paradise!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary on the Big Island. We stayed four days on the Hilo side before visiting the Waikoloa Beach area. Our time in Hilo was amazing because of the Mika Mizu. It felt so tropical and we loved being lulled to sleep by the frogs. The place was very clean, the amentities are plentiful and the amazing welcome basket was so thoughtful! I cannot think of one thing that was missing! It was simply magical. Thank you so much for sharing your piece of paradise!
  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Hilo Hilo District
Ewa Beach, Oahu
5

A little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5
I am more than happy to write a review Waterfall cottage/ Mika Mizu. From the minute we drove up I was thrilled with how private and charming it was, yet literal minutes from town. It is even nicer that the pictures. When we walked in the front door I was ready to stay forever! It is so well appointed and beautiful done. The floor plan is very open which makes it feel even bigger. Then there is the wonderful balcony that looks right onto the rainforests. If you have never taken a shower looking out on to a rainforest, you don't know what you are missing. We are just so happy that we found this wonderful place to spend our 10th wedding anniversary. I also want to mention that Jamie leaves a wonderful basket of goodies, including great coffee. I was a little sad the the grinder didn't work and I mentioned it. We had a new one for the very next morning! Jamie was so considerate. Many times we have stayed in Kona so we wanted to try staying in HiIo. I loved the the entire area.I live in Oahu and I was ready to move there. There are no fancy restaurants just to let you know. We went to the Pond for our Anniversary and the people were very nice but the food was just OK. The best place we went to eat was in the Hilo farmers Market food court. It was called Hapa Mama's. Take your food to go and head for the beach. It was cheap and really good. That will be my next review:) If I had to say anything that might catch you be surprise it would be the Coqui frogs. If you are not use to the sounds of nature they can get a little loud to say the least. LOL It took a couple of nights and some ear plugs to get use to them. Not a big deal. I can't say enough about how wonderful our experience was and we will stay there again someday:)
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Availability & Rates

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Hilo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$149
$973
$4,170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Merrie Monarch
Apr 7 2015 - Apr 11 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,700
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$149
$973
$4,170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$139
$903
$3,870
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $105
Damage Waiver Insurance $49
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Children are included in the guest count. Your HomeAway quote does not.
Cleaning fee is $120 for 3 guests
Min stay 3 nights, unless only 2 nights are available
2016 Booking add $10/night to base rate.
Christmas-New year, Dec 20-Jan 5, 4 nt min, $169/nt
For New Year and Merrie Monarch flat rates - up to a total of 3 guests
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Amenities

Amenities

Hilo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • There is a double sofa sleeper. No more than 3 guests at a time.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Efficiency Kitchen -- Not Suitable for Children under 8 -- Minimum Age Limit for Renters

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