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Laura Richman

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Dolphin Hideaway- New Studio

38 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Hawaii Studio Rental Photos and Description

House, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Our new Ohana studio is sparkling clean & features tropical furnishings with private entrance, private bath & private lanai. Kitchenette includes fridge, microwave, sink, coffee maker, toaster, blender and rice cooker. All dishes, silverware, towels & linens are included for your use.

Private bathroom with tub & shower is inside the unit. The lanai is private, great for relaxing, drinking your morning coffee (included) or having cocktails and/or candle lit dinner. View from your lanai is a beautiful fountain, pond, garden and seating area, all for your use.

The studio is fully furnished with comfy queen sized bed, table and chairs, desk, dish TV, DVD player with DVDs, CDs, books and outdoor BBQ with burner. Common carport has washer & dryer for your use. Snorkel gear, boogie board, beach chairs, cooler and towels included for your use.

We are on one acre of land. We have our own separate living area, on the opposite side of the carport. Property is landscaped with many beautiful plants, tiki torches, fountain and pond.

We are 20 minutes south of Hilo, 10-15 minutes from shops, restaurants, grocery store and Olympic sized swimming pool. We are approx 1/2 mile from the ocean cliffs. The hot ponds, parks and beaches are nearby. Volcanoes National Park is a 40 minute drive. Kehena Black Sand Beach (clothing optional), where you can swim with the dolphins, is 20 minutes away. We are 15 minutes from the Kalapana lava flow, where you can watch the new lava flowing into the sea and creating the newest land on earth.

We are centrally located for side trips to all other parts of the Big Island.

Gary is a master furniture maker. He made your table on the lanai and other items in the unit. He also created the entire pond/fountain space for you.

$59/night for 2-6 nights, 7th night is free!

$354 a week/ for 1-2 people. (7th night is free)!

Ask about longer term rates!! All taxes and cleaning included in these prices.

Please call my cell now for reservations or to inquire about availability. 808-987-7523

Please note that 10 a.m. in Hawaii is noon on the West Coast, and 3 p.m. on the east coast or send email with all your information: number of guests in your party, arrival & departure dates, and phone number.

No smoking in the unit, on the lanai or on the property.

Relaxed friendly atmosphere.

We look forward to hearing from you!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Laura Richman (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Laura Richman

I am a Real estate agent with REMAX Properties. I was born here, raised on the east coast and have been back in Hawaii for 24 years.

We enjoy outdoor activities, nature, gardening, snorkeling and the ocean. This is the perfect place to enjoy them all!

A lot of info is not in the travel books. We will be happy to share first hand knowledge & aloha with you.

Laura Richman purchased this studio in 2008

Why Laura Richman chose Hawaii

We chose this section of the island because of the sunny weather in this area. We get more sunshine and less rain than Hilo, yet we are only 20 minutes away.

We are only ½ mile from the ocean so you can walk there and also hear the crashing surf most of the time. We have one acre of land and love to garden and grow food. I love it here! Lots of things to see and do.

What makes this studio unique

Our unit is new, clean, comfortable, relaxing, and very well appointed. We enjoy some of the freshest air in the world.

There are many things that are not in the guide books and we are happy to share our first hand knowledge of the area with our guests.

Reviews

4.9
based on 38 traveler reviews

Dolphin Hideaway- New Studio
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 38 reviews
5

A great small unit in the garden estate.

  • 5 of 5

A great small unit in the garden estate. The location is quiet but no so far from Hilo and Volcano. Laura the owner was most obliging and helpful and we had some interesting conversations. While small the unit has all the required facilities for a self-sufficient stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! The studio is approx 380 sq ft with additional dining space on your own private lanai. Please come back and see us again and send your friends!
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5

Peaceful Clean Private Home

  • 5 of 5

Laura went out of her way to make us feel comfortable and even helped us home purchase information. We loved our stay in the clean ohana with everything we needed for a home away from home. Its very clean and comfortable. The peaceful setting was just what we needed and there's no traffic noise! If we need a place to stay in future we'll definitely choose this wonderful place.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love helping people get the most out of their Hawaii experience! So glad you had a good time. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Please send you friends and family. Much Aloha, Laura
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5

New, clean, comfortable, and fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

The room was a wonderful place to stay for our 5 days on the island. Well maintained lawn and property. The house was new and very clean. Nice size bathroom with a lot of counter space. No stove, but the microwave suited us very well when we needed it. Morning coffee on the lanai overlooking the property was awesome. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time. Please come back and see us again and /or send your friends and family.
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Laura for making our stay most enjoyable. The room was everything (and more) as advertised. At the end of each day we were able to relax and renew in a well stocked and very clean and comfortable room. You were a delight and we will be recommending the Dolphin Hideaway to family and friends. Mahalo, Kirk & Rebecca

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to meet you and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Very quiet & comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much! The property had everything we needed and was super clean! We would recommend this spot to anyone who is considering this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sour kind words. all referrals & recommendations are appreciated!
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This was a really nice place! Very quiet and relaxing for us. Loved the view of the garden and watching the birds feed. Host was very helpful and informative. We would definitely recommend this place to others. It was also a very reasonable cost.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you so much for staying with us. Glad you had a great time and it was fun having you here. Send your friends, family and coworkers.
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Hilo Municipal or Nani Loa Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Hwy 130
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Thai,Vietnamese, Mexican, Pizza, Fine dining
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Hot Ponds or in Hilo
Car: necessary

Volcano National Park and Lava viewing

Olympic sized swimming pool in Pahoa.

We are approx 1/2 mile from the ocean cliffs.

The hot ponds, parks and beaches are nearby.

Kehena Black Sand Beach (clothing optional), where you can sometimes swim with the dolphins, 20 minutes away. We are centrally located for side trips to all other parts of the Big Island.

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Rates & Availability

Keaau Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$59
$354
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

4% additional for US "book it now" payments
5% additional for international "book it now" payments

Easier way to view the rates:
-$59.00 a night for 2 to 6 nights (7th night is free)
-7 nights is $330.00 (7th night is free)
-One month is $995.00
All prices include all taxes and cleaning fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Hawaii Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • full bath
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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