ENCHANTED LAKE VILLA

Chandra

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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ENCHANTED LAKE VILLA

Kailua Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, Full Kitchen, Large Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Newly remodeled...Bright, airy and clean! Contemporary look and feel! The studio is attached but separate from the main house with a private entrance.

Great for a family traveling on a budget!

Large studio equipped with full kitchen which includes, Stove/oven, full size fridge, coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, waffle maker and so much more!!!

Huge bathroom with Jacuzzi tub...Huge open, walk in closet, which could actually be used as a separate sleeping area for small kids...King size bed, AC, Cable TV, WiFi, and much much more!

NON-SMOKING PROPERTY!

Aloha Visitors!

Welcome to your Home away from Home! Do you want to get out of the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, but still find an affordable place to stay? Then my home is your 'vacation' home, please come on in!

I was born and raised here in Hawaii, and I would love to show you some gracious Island Hospitality! I have a house in Beautiful Kailua, just 20 minutes out of Waikiki, on main thoroughfare! Just a few minutes walk to movie theatersgrocery stores, coffee houses, local dining or fast foods...and only a 5 minute drive to the beautiful beaches of Kailua and Lanikai!

Newly remodeled...Bright, airy and clean! Contemporary look and feel! The studio is attached but separate from the main house with a private entrance.

Large studio equipped with full kitchen which includes, Stove/oven, full size fridge, coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, waffle maker and so much more!!!

Huge bathroom with Jacuzzi tub...Huge open, walk in closet, which could actually be used as a separate sleeping area for small kids...King size bed, AC, Cable TV, WiFi, and much much more!

Best rates in town! Don't miss out!

I'm very sorry, but absolutely NO smoking! No Pets! Available now!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Dear Chandra



Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in this beautiful house. Our trip was amazing and because we were able to rent this facility it felt even more like home.



The place was extremely clean and we had no issues with anything. Thank you for providing beach chairs and boogie boards. We left a few food items in the fridge maybe the next visitors can enjoy.



Thank you again for making our travels easy and our trip memorable.
Apr 2014
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Chandra

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.2
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Enchanted Lake Villa
average rating of 4.25 based on 8 reviews
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Enchanted Lake Villa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964043
+1 8083543622
Kailua Oahu
5

CLEAN, GREAT LOCATION, HELPFUL OWNER.

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I were very happy with our stay here. Here are a few details that we hope will give you an accurate (and positive!) picture of why we'd stay here again or recommend it.
CLEANLINESS: Top of the list in importance in general, and the owner hit this one out of the park! The place was very clean.
BUGS: Since a previous review mentioned this, I'll address it too. We also had a few ants scouting out the kitchen, and one tropical-sized...err...something... in the bathroom. Keeping our food covered (like we do at home) took care of the ants (who disappeared after our first day). A shoe took care of the other critter. It IS the tropics. We were just glad we met no cane spiders.
CONDITION: The owner apologized for a few broken items that, honestly, we hadn't noticed (TV base, panel on the bathroom door). Why do I bring it up? Because I appreciated her honesty and that she had already taken measures to order/fix items. I came away with the impression that if something's broken, the owner's already on top of things.
LOCATION: We drove the entire eastern half of the island, including much of the northern and southern shores. Our favorite beaches were those five minutes away: Kailua and Lanikai. You're close to Makapu'u lighthouse (worth the trip and the hike), Diamond Head (ditto), and a slew of local restaurants.
PARKING: Also mentioned by another reviewer--we had no problems. The road outside is busy, but parking isn't difficult to find.
NOISE: Without the A/C, you can hear some road noise. We had the A/C on when we were there, though, so it was a non-issue.
HELPFULNESS: Whether we needed extra TP or couldn't get the jacuzzi going, Chandra provided prompt assistance in a professional manner. The guides on things to do as well as the Entertainment coupon book that she left for us were nice extras that we really appreciated.
So, still wondering if you should rent? Well, will you find a hotel even half as nice for this price? Go ahead--Google it. I'll wait here...Nothing, huh? Yeah, me either.
In conclusion, this is a very nice little place in a very nice little corner of a very nice little island. I'd come back in heartbeat.
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm honored and touched by your review Ben! Mahalo!
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Enchanted Lake Villa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964043
+1 8083543622
Kailua Oahu
4

TERRIFIC PROPERTY AND GREAT VALUE

  • 4 of 5
I stayed at Chandra's Enchanted Lake Villa to visit my boyfriend, who lives elsewhere on the island but commutes nearby. The location in Kailua was perfect for us, as it was never more than a 30 minute drive from anywhere we needed to go. The pictures and the description were accurate, and there were no surprises. We only briefly saw a few people on the property, but they were friendly and welcoming. Chandra was a great hostess who balanced our need for privacy with her prompt responses to our queries/requests.

The bathroom was clean, spacious, and well stocked with towels. Didn’t see any bath soaps/shampoo, but it didn’t matter as my boyfriend had brought them. Also, there is limited counter space because of the pedestal sink, but plenty of shelves for toiletries. Water pressure and temperature were great in the shower.

The kitchen was fully equipped – pots, pans, toaster, microwave, range, oven, blender, cooking utensils, coffee maker, knives, fridge/freezer, etc. No dish sponge or rack, but the kitchen towels made up for that. It was odd that there were wine glasses but no wine opener. The refrigerator had a filtered water pitcher, so bring your own water bottle to save $ and the environment.

In any case, it was a great place to stay at an affordable price.

Things to note/be aware of:
Arrival – Be sure to clarify the arrival situation in advance. Due to a misunderstanding on our part, we inadvertently bothered a family member/tenant and needlessly made Chandra return home.

Bugs – Yes, there are bugs (primarily ants, but a few cockroaches), but it's expected in this climate. Keep everything clean, and there won't be a problem.

Noise – The studio has noise that will inevitably bleed through from the main house. Traffic from the well traveled, but not major, road is noticeable as is the noise from the driveway. However, unless you’re a light sleeper, it’s not an issue.

Parking – There is plenty of street parking in the area at all times, but be aware that you cannot park within 4’ of any driveway or 10’ of any fire hydrant, as per the parking ticket. :-( Coming from a city, the clearance seems ridiculously strict. The car was parked along an uncolored curb 4’ from a hydrant, but got cited for the driveway infraction only (2’ from another property’s); perhaps the cops thought a rental car was an easy target to ticket.
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Gary!

Thank you so much, it was a pleasure having you stay! I'm SO sorry about the ticket!! :(
You are welcome back anytime time and I always extend a discount to returning guests!

Mahalo!
Chandra
business
Enchanted Lake Villa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964043
+1 8083543622
Kailua Oahu
5

GREAT PLEASE, WOULD RECOMMEND IT TO EVERYONE

  • 5 of 5
Enchanted Lake Villa is a great place to stay, near stores and less than 10 minutes away from the beach. The place is very clean and you have everything you need. The owner is very helpful. The great thing about this villa is that it is away from the crowded Wakiki beach. Would recommend it to everyone.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were great, thank you so much! Hope you recovered from your vacation! Haha! ;)
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Enchanted Lake Villa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964043
+1 8083543622
Kailua Oahu
idaho falls Idaho
5

FUN LITTLE PLACE

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for our honeymoon June 17-26! Loved it. It had everything we needed and we could come and go as we please. Great location near kailua beach. Bed was comfortable. Big bathroom-with big shower. Very clean. Loved that it had a full stove! - as we did most of our cooking at home. Thank you for the fantastic stay!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Brandi Aloha! Thank you so much, come back anytime! ;)
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Enchanted Lake Villa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964043
+1 8083543622
Kailua Oahu
San Luis Obispo, CA
3

NOISE ISSUES MAKE IT LESS OF A BARGAIN

  • 3 of 5
I'm a veteran of Hawaii vacation rentals for the past decade, and I once lived in the islands, so I pretty much know what to expect. But this place kinda let me down. The noise - from construction in the front yard, from the outdoor gym in the backyard, from kids running up and down the pathway outside the unit, and from the owner's family understandably living their lives on the other side of the unit's adjoining wall - made it difficult to sleep or relax much. I ended up sleeping in the modified closet on a fold-out futon chair (smaller than a twin bed).

The unit is beautifully decorated and spacious, but one wall of the main room (which is also the bedroom) faces the highway and the owner's driveway, where three cars regularly park, and that contributes to the noise problems. As a guest, you'll have to find your own on-street parking, as you're not allowed to park in the driveway, unlike at many other vacation rental properties around Kailua. If you have a rental car, this puts your vehicle at more risk of damage or break-ins.

The hands-off approach of the owner, who will promptly contact you about payment during your stay, is just fine. (Though being told that they prefer not to deal directly with renters made me feel less welcome.) When I happened to run into the extended family / friends hanging out on the property, they ignored my friendly hellos. Again, not a big deal, but overall, the impression is that the owners are interested solely in tourist dollars, and may consider renters an inconvenience.

Bottom line, if you want a relaxing, peaceful vacation rental in Kailua, consider a separate unit that is not attached to the main house, one that is not on the main road and/or one that has more soundproofing than this studio unit. Then again, if you are traveling with young children, this rental might work out great for you.
  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Sara!

Wow, I don't know what to say, I'm so sorry you feel that way! I have been doing this for years, and you are my first negative review, as anyone can see by my other reviews...

In actuality, you couldn't be farther from the truth! I love to establish a relationship with my guests, and have them leave here feeling they have made a friend! I always encourage as much, or as little contact as THEY would like, as it is YOUR vacation, and I do not want to intrude. In fact, I have been invited to tea and lunch, on two separate occasions, and had a lovely time with my guests. However, if privacy is what you are looking for, I can completely respect that as well! I do like my privacy, and I have a very busy full life as well, sometimes our schedules never coincide and I don't see guests the entire length of stay! But, if I am needed, I always make myself available...So again, I wish you had said something.. In fact, I am so confused by your review, because I sent you an email the day you arrived and informed you that me and my son were very sick, my son had Mono, and I didn't want to pass anything on to you, so I told you I would keep my distance! You responded to me how grateful you were for my consideration, because you tend to get sick very easily!

I do not have friends or extended family "hanging" out at the house...I do have other renters, and I do not know why they would ignore you, they probably didn't hear your friendly "hellos".

As far as noise goes, again, I'm sorry. It is stated very clearly in HomeAway, that I'm on a main thorough, so people are aware of the easy access to shops and stores, but also the possibility of noise. I have never had complaints, as 99% of the time guests use the AC whenever they are home and that blocks out the world! For years, I used to live in that unit, and it always felt so private to me! This is a family neighborhood, so there are children around, walking home from school, and yes, just playing, you need to take that into consideration when booking any vacation rental. Just like any Hotel you would visit, you will have to take into account the traffic and noise of other people.

Anyhow, you seem very upset, and I am very sorry you felt this way! I wish you had said something to me in the numerous emails we sent to each other, during and after your stay. I do not really understand it, I feel it was a very harsh review, but as always, I bid you Aloha!

Merry Christmas! :)

Mahalo!
Chandra
business
Enchanted Lake Villa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p964043
+1 8083543622
Kailua Oahu
4

GREAT PLACE!! :)

  • 4 of 5
We had an amazing time at this Villa! We planned a last minute trip to Hawaii, but didn't want to stay in a hotel because of our 3yr and 1 yr. This place was perfect and so nice. Kailua and Lanakai were close by and we enjoyed every minute of our trip. The description is accurate and we loved the full size kitchen. Our girls had plenty of space to run around. Thanks Chandra for a wonderful stay!
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Karen!

Thank you so much for your kind words! You guys are welcome back anytime!

Mahalo!
Chandra
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Pali Hwy
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Kailua Beach Park
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lanikai Golf Course

Just 20 minutes out of Waikiki, on main thoroughfare! Just a few minutes walk to movie theaters, grocery stores, coffee houses, local dining or fast foods and only a 5 minute drive to the beautiful beaches of Kailua and Lanikai!

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Availability & Rates

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Kailua Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 - Nov 30
3 night minimum stay
$120
$770
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 - Dec 28
3 night minimum stay
$120
$770
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 - Jan 4
3 night minimum stay
$120
$770
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$100
$665
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75.00
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes The above rates are for 2 adults, any adults or children over the age of 5 are subject to an additional @10/nt fee.
Children under the age of 5 are free.

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

The nightly rates are $89-$100/nt depending on the length of stay/season/dates.

The weekly rates are $625-$775/wk depending on season and dates.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kailua Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
General:
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Living Area
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • marina
  • reefs
  • churches
  • recreation center
  • botanical garden
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • eco tourism
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • luaus
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • water skiing
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • mountain climbing
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis
  • snorkeling
  • wind-surfing
  • surfing
  • water tubing
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • golf privileges optional
  • equestrian events
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • fishing
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