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Hamakua Coast Vacation Home 'Now with Special Rate'

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Pepeekeo House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

ALOHA! Welcome and enjoy your visit in our beautiful Island of Hawaii, while staying in our newly remodeled two bedroom home located in a good and friendly neighborhood near the community ballpark, and police and fire sub-stations just 12 miles from Hilo International Airport.

This home is an independent two bedrooms, 1 3/4 bath, and with a fully equipped kitchen for gourmet cooking. The kitchen has maple cabinets and granite countertops with a nook for buffet. The floor is a combination of laminated floor and ceramic tile. The rooms are spacious with comfortable queen and double beds and ceiling fans. An air mattress and beddings are provided for additional guests. The living room is comfortably furnished with ceiling fan, TV, DVD, movies, plug-in video games and stereo/CD player and wi-fi.

You can enjoy the ocean view from the porch and the living room. Out in the garage, there is a gas grill/barbecue and patio set in the back, a perfect place to relax after a busy day.

When exploring the different beauty spots of East Hawaii, for your convenience, our vacation home is a mile from 4 mile scenic drive, Onomeo Bay, a black sand beach and Botanical Garden, about 6 miles from Akaka Falls and historic Honomu, 10 miles from the Hilo Bay for shopping, restaurants, museums and beautiful parks. Within the vicinity of downtown Hilo is Queen Liliuokalani Park, Boiling pots, Rainbow Falls, King Kamehameha statue, Coconut Island, Mauna Kea Observatory, Lymann Museum, Mauna Loa Macadamia factory and the Big Island Candy factory.

Keywords: Cozy home, up hill, ocean view, friendly neighborhood, affordable, reasonable price, nice and affordable

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2016
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based on 16 traveler reviews

Hamakua Coast Vacation Home 'Now with Special Rate'
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews

Really Nice House - Minus The Fire Ants And Rooster

  • 3 of 5

The house was a very nice house, fully furnished and in a nice neighborhood. It would have been a great stay but for two issues. One was a rooster that started crowing at 4AM right outside the bedroom windows. The other more painful issue was fire ants. They were really small (2-3mm) and a somewhat clear to red-yellow color and the bite was like a bad bee sting that lasted for an hour. Both of us got bit three or four times by these ants. The ants were all over the bathroom.

This would be a great place to stay once the rooster and ants are under control.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

This lovely gem fit our needs perfectly. Located in a quiet neighborhood and just a short drive to downtown Hilo. This home is much nicer than what you see in the pictures. We visit Hilo twice a year, and will definitely book this rental again.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA

Our Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

We planned the first part of our family vacation home rental for our wedding in Kauai, Sept.30, 2016. It was beautiful! We did not lock in a vacation rental in Hilo. My new husband said we would be victims when we flew in to Hilo. We Stayed at the Hilo Seaside Hotel for 2 nights. We logged on to VRBO and found this beautiful vacation home was available! The owners were so kind. We felt comfortable and right at home knowing they lived just behind us. The place was so clean. It was our home away from home during our daily excursions. We thank the lovely couple for inviting us to stay at their home. We would recommend this home to those planning a trip to Hilo. We enjoyed our stay and would love to stay here again, but we will make reservations on advance. We did not become victims after all!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation Home - Plan to return

  • 5 of 5

This is a great vacation home -- the pictures do not do it justice. It is well furnished and a nice remodel. About 10 minutes from downtown Hilo and 2 hours from Kona, so it was very convenient to the major sights and activities that we wanted to see. The house was clean, spacious, and has nice features, especially the kitchen -- it was truly like coming home after our day's activities. We were fortunate to get to know the owners of the house and they immediately made us feel like family. They are a generous and friendly couple -- they truly showed us the Aloha spirit during our stay there. They recommended the Hawaiian Style Cafe in Hilo to us and that has become our favorite restaurant on the Big Island. We plan to come back again next year and hopefully this home will be available at that time.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, comfy, and affordable

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for part of our honeymoon. It was clean and comfortable and met all of our needs perfectly. The owner, Mayette, was always quick to respond to messages, and the price is pretty unbeatable. The house is in a quiet neighborhood about 10-15 minutes north of Hilo with a view to the ocean (though it's hard to find good swimming spots on the east side of the island).

The only thing I felt this house was lacking was an ocean-view lanai. (Granted, I think we were a little spoiled by the great outdoor spaces in some of the other houses we stayed!). There is a nice back yard with an outdoor table. One thing I really liked about this house was the privacy it afforded. The owner left the key outside, so we never actually met in person. Sometimes it's nice to meet the owner and get the scoop about the area, but other times it's nice just to show up and have the place to yourself. Overall the house is very comfortable at a great price and I would certainly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Beautiful, Updated, Clean and Affordable

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful home just about a year ago. We were tired of the expensive hotel scene and really wanted a home away from home. This house was beyond our expectation. Beautiful, clean, updated, and everything we needed. The environment was cool, quiet, and relaxing! Loved that there was updated appliances and a washer and dryer. Travel time was just a mere 10 minutes away from town which we barely noticed because of all the beautiful scenery. The owner and the owners niece/daughter were so pleasant and accommodating. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pepeekeo House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.41%

Cashiers check, Money order, travellers check or personal check is accepted. no credit card access. Reservation is a first-come-first-served basis. May confirm reservation thru attaching scanned reservation forms with signature in email.

$150.00 refundable security/damage deposit and half of the rent in advance.

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Pepeekeo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Air mattress provided for additional guest.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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