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From $50, Affordable Kailua-Kona Studio

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

This unit is a cozy 12x16 studio with all the amenities you will need.

This unit is a stand-alone structure located at the front of a house. The unit offers a kitchen, dining area, queen size bed and bathroom inside. There is 7 feet of kitchen counter space which includes a kitchen sink with garbage disposal, microwave, double hot plate, coffee grinder and coffeemaker. The bathroom is equipped with a toilet, vanity and shower corner. The bathroom is separated from the main area by partial wall and a curtain for complete privacy. Right outside the front door is a small refrigerator with a freezer drawer. Also located there is a washing machine shared with the house occupants ( can be used anytime not in use). Beside the unit is a covered sitting area with a grill shared with the house occupants (can be used anytime not in use). This unit also has a screened opening between the top of the walls and ceiling to allow for ventilation and natural light. This opening may also be a source of occasional neighborhood noise at night on this short residential street. Due to higher elevation and ventilation the unit does not get hot and at night the temperature may drop to the lower 60's during the winter months. Everything is new, clean and in working conditions making your stay comfortable and convenient.

Rod Hall
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, czech, Slovak
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Rod Hall

My wife and I live in Fairbanks, Alaska. After visiting the Big Island numerous times over the years we purchased this old house and decided to start fixing it up. The main house was built in 1972.

Rod Hall purchased this studio in 2011

Why Rod Hall chose Kona Coast

This studio is very conveniently located if you are staying in the Kona area or your trips start from Kona. When we visit the Island we spend most of our time in this area and make day or half day trips from here, getting back in time to go downtown for a dinner. I also feel that this studio has about everything you will need for a vacation at a fair price. You can get to most shopping centers, restaurants and downtown Kailua-Kona in 5 to 10 minutes.

What makes this studio unique

This is meant to be a budget rental. It has the things you need but not necessarily luxury items. It provides a chance for a more authentic Hawaiian experience. You are not isolated by concrete walls, you may feel like you are living in a small Hawaiian community.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hey Rod,

just wanted to let you know that I safely arrived at Kailua kona today. The place is great, i love it and could'nt wish for more.
Nov 2014
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

From $50, Affordable Kailua-Kona Studio
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 26 reviews

Enough for a couple that was only looking for a place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Everything was like in the pictures. It is close to everything and really quiet. Keep in mind that its a very small place meant only to sleep and make some lunches. As we were gone from 8am to 9-10pm everyday we didnt care if the place was small but if you think about staying or resting in your room, you should definitely look for a bigger place.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great! Had everything I needed. Nice and cozy

  • 5 of 5

I came for a freedive class and had the privacy needed to study. It had everything I needed. Quick response time if you need something too.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent !

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place and well located, only 2 miles from supermarkets and stores down Palani. The owners are extremely helpfull and pleasant and have all you need to go snorkeling or to the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place for price on the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

I arrived to a really nice room to the front of the place. The place was clean and the instructions there were pretty clear. There was a hiccup with the Internet when I arrived, but I called up the owners and they got on taking care of it and it was cleared up the next day. They were interested in ensuring a good stay was had and were responsive. Also the caretakers left out some papayas that were grown on the property. Very tasty.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great base for kona area visit

  • 5 of 5

Ditto on all the rave comments in previous reviews. My husband and I stayed 5 nights. This studio was the perfect place to base our explorations of western big island. The studio is amazingly well stocked inside with all the necessities for bath kitchen and sleeping areas. And then they offer all the play support for swimming beaching snorkeling and pucnicking. The caretaker family is very warm and helpful. We highly recommend this studio and it is indeed an incredible value for the price

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

As I sit here thinking about how I can't wait to come back, it occurs to me that I think I forgot to do review on this great place. We were so happy all around at the place. Wonderful location, loved that it was so close to everything and in a residential neighborhood. It had everything we could need for cooking and bringing lunches to the beach. The family in house are very kind and brought over dessert and papayas but respectful of your privacy. A great place, not to miss and can't beat the price!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9.3 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole
Nearest Restaurant
1.7 Miles
Blazing Steaks
Nearest Beach
2.7 Miles
Kamakahonu (King Kam) Beach (2.4 miles) 6 to 8 min
Car: necessary

(Street Address: 74-5148 Kialoa Place, Kailua Kona 96740) Driving directions: From KOA Airport: Turn right towards Kona on Hwy 19. Go 6.9 miles and turn left on Palani / Hawaii Belt Rd. 1.7 miles, turn right on Palihiolo Rd. .1 mile and right on Kialoa Place 138 feet to green house on the right. Our rental property is located in one of the oldest (early 70's subdivisions in Kailua-Kona) with an elevation of 972 feet. It is the first subdivision you will reach driving up Palani Road above Kailua Town. It is close to an incredible amount of things that the Big Island has to offer. Here is a generalized breakdown of some attractions / activities and time it takes to get there from our place. Restaurants, Farmer's Market and Grocery/Retail shopping from 5 to 20 minutes one way. Closest Grocery is Safeway and Walmart 5 minutes. Costco about 15 to 20 minutes away. Beaches are Kamakahonu (King Kam) Beach (2.4 miles) 6 to 8 minutes straight south on Palani to King Kamehameha Hotel. Here there is swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, kayaking, paddling options. It's a really good choice when you need to hit the beach in a hurry from our place. 10 minutes Old Airport Beach Park, to Hapuna (40 minutes N ), Mauna Kea (45 minutes N). Going South Pier and Kailua town 5 to 10 minutes, White Sands on Alii drive is about 15 to 20 minutes, there are several other shoreline places here as well and a fantastic place to snorkel at Kahaluu Beach Park (20 to 25 minutes away). Further South are Captain Cook and Ho'Okena Black Sand Beach Park and Two Step Beach for Snorkeling. Even though the distance is not that far allow for about an hour to these places because of traffic. There are many many more attractions and things to do. If you have a suggestion I can add it to the information in the future.


Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning / Suppl $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.25%

Note: Rates are subject to change without notice. There is also more flexibility in booking and payment that is stated in the rental agreement. Generally we like to use PayPal for payment because we are familiar with it but we are also set up for Square invoices and the Home Away Payment System.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Kailua-Kona Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 192 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio / Same Room - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Boogie boards, coolers, sand mats, drying rack for clothes.

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