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Total comfort, an easy walk to the bay front--in the heart of Kailua-Kona

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 829 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

This is a perfect 'home base' from which to explore the Island of Hawaii.

We've updated this one-bedroom, two-bath condominium with new carpet and furniture throughout, including a beautifully-restored wicker bedroom set with a new king-sized mattress of advanced foam technology, guaranteed to keep you comfortable and cool all night long. We have added a new washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave, all new smaller appliances, and the kitchen is outfitted with the utensils, dishes, flatware and glassware needed to prepare home-cooked meals. All you need to add are the makings. Dine at the kitchen/living room bar, or do like most do and eat at the 6-place table on the large lanai. Your unit also includes widescreen, flat panel HD television, cable, DVD player, wifi internet service and free phone service to all states and Canada.

After using the new washer and dryer, an ironing board and iron have been provided. There also is a hair dryer. The condo has its own parking space below in the basement garage. Kona Pacific has provided full-sized supermarket type grocery carts to be shared by guests and residents. They are located in the parking garage adjacent to each elevator door. This convenient service comes in handy for carrying luggage, groceries and beach paraphernalia.

We are especially proud of the large lanai. It spans the entire width of the condominium with access from the living room and the bedroom. This is the first choice for dining, or just kicking back and relaxing. The view is of natural tropical trees and plants and the myriad species of birds. A watchful eye might even spot a mongoose scurrying along the lava rock wall below.

Hawaii Transient Room Tax Number W41341819-01

More Details

Owner
JIM OR BARBARA HOLLON
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About JIM OR BARBARA HOLLON

We are the Hollons -- Barb and Jim -- and our home is in Arizona. Although both of us are of retirement age, we're not ready to kick back and 'take it easy'. Both of us spend many hours a week pursuing artistic interests -- Jim is an artist, working mostly with oil paints. Barbara creates both fine and costume jewelry, most of it made of silver and semi-precious stones. Jim has been painting for years and focuses mainly on painting animals, landscapes and desert flora.

We have developed a keen interest in the islands. Since our first visit to The Big Island, we've thought about how we could be a part of it. It is an amazing place, a microcosm of ethnic diversity and all that goes with that, a splendid range of fruit, vegetable, dairy, meat production, and of fishing and seafood products. There are the fascinating variations in the climates of places just miles apart -- sometimes a snowcapped mountain -- a not-so-distant backdrop to people bathing and relaxing in the balmy sun by the pool or on the beach.

JIM OR BARBARA HOLLON purchased this condo in 2014

Why JIM OR BARBARA HOLLON chose Kona Coast

The idea of buying a condo struck us during our first stay at Kona Pacific. During that visit and one later, we searched the island for the perfect place. Kona Pacific was the standard by which we judged all prospects. Of the many we considered, none measured up to Kona Pacific.

What makes this condo unique

First, there is the location. Kona Pacific is close to Kailua Bay and Ali'i Drive with its inviting shops, restaurants, beaches and historical structures -- all within easy walking distance. Then there was the striking appeal of Kona Pacific Condominiums -- the beautifully maintained buildings and the tropical beauty of the pampered landscaped surrounding them. The unit we chose, has the conveniences of a home. We have taken steps to insure that our unit is up to the standards of Kona Pacific and is a great a place to relax. There is a breakfast bar inside, a six-place dining table on the lanai. (Frankly, we, as do most guests, prefer to have all of our meals on the lanai.) The condo also has five ceiling fans, including two on the lanai. The two air conditioning units are seldom used.

Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large walk-in shower with glass block & tile, vanity w/sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bathroom with vanity
  • .
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Large bedroom with door to the lanai. California King bed, large dresser, 2 night tables.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Total comfort, an easy walk to the bay front--in the heart of Kailua-Kona
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
Port Angeles, WA
4

Kona Vacation

  • 4 of 5

This is the third time we stayed at the Kona Pacific Condos & the first time in this condo. The condo was beautiful and had everything we needed. The condo was very clean and comfortable. I really like having a washer & dryer too. We spend lots of time at the pool. We met so many nice travelers and residents. The KP grounds are beautiful and spotless. Love the underground parking too. We had no problems parking our car. We like to spend our free time in the condo enjoying the lani. I knew the location of the condo when renting BUT the traffic noise (cars) was more than an occasional motorcycle.

We would rent this condo again.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vernon, BC, Canada
4

Great Kona location

  • 4 of 5

We spent two weeks in beautiful Kona and really enjoyed our time there. Our home away from home was in Kona Pacific, a terrific location very close to the waterfront street, Ali'i Drive, but just off the tourist strip. Lots of good restaurants and shops nearby, and we could easily access the highway to visit the beautiful island. Our unit was spacious and well equipped, and very clean. Nice pool area. Parking spot was tight, but we observed the recommendation to rent a small car.

The only drawback was traffic noise from the street behind us. However, usually the bird songs were loud enough to muffle the cars !

Thank you for a memorable vacation, Heather and Reg, Coldstream B C

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Extremely clean and updated condo!

  • 5 of 5

We have previously stayed at the Kona Pacific two times before but never this condo. We knew how close it was to the waterfront and market and the great pool. The condo itself was very clean and well equipped with everything for day to day living. We cooked often in the condo as well as used the bbq by the pool. Previous people had also left a few things behind like extra suntan lotion, shampoo etc, as we did when we left, so it always seemed fully stocked. The only downside to this condo is that the sofa is not a pull out so it only has the king size bed. I highly recommend this condo. Lani, the Condo Rep was always available and helped us with all of our needs which we really appreciated. We would definitely rent this condo again. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience! This condo was just as was depicted in the pictures. Very clean with all we needed during our stay. Furniture was comfortable and the bed VERY comfortable. Kitchen had all we needed for meal preparation. Barbara was excellent to communicate with, from booking this condo to checking out.The phone wasn't working when we first arrived. A text to Barbara letting her know this, and she had it fixed right away. Helpful information was left regarding the condo, the complex as well as the island. The lanai is very comfortable with shade and privacy. There is some traffic noise heard from the lanai, but it's easy to adapt to considering how enjoyable the lanai is. The occasional day, you can hear some noise from a private university across the street. If you're out exploring the island for the day, it's no problem. The fans in this condo are quite effective, and kept us comfortable both day and night. (Air conditioners are also an option in this condo)Kona Pacific is a well maintained complex with very nice grounds. We found the manager to be both approachable and helpful during our stay. The owners are very easy to work with. We received our deposit back right away. Regarding parking, listen to the advice of the owners re renting a compact/smaller vehicle. We did, and had no problems parking. Overall, our time here in this condo was excellent!

Thank you Jim and Barbara for a most enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a week in the condo and it was wonderful. Condo floor plan is great and is bigger than the photos make it look. Location is the best you can walk downtown and eat at all the water front restaurants. Barbara was great to work with always responded right away. Parking space seems like a tight fit but if u know how to park a car you will be just fine we parked a mustang in it with no problem.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Kona condo

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful immaculate condo, great location, our second stay there. Everything to make you feel very welcome and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kona International Airport
Car: recommended

Walking distance to local shops, restaurants and historical sites. Located one block off Ironman route. Oceanfront dining is less than a quarter of mile away. Typical walking time to nearest restaurants, shops and grocery store is five minutes.

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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$100
$2,800
 
 
Ironman
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 21 2017
10 night minimum stay
$140
 
 
High Season
Oct 22 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$125
$3,450
 
 
Low Season
Apr 1 2018 - Oct 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$105
$2,850
 
 
Ironman
Oct 7 2018 - Oct 21 2018
10 night minimum stay
$145
 
 
High Season
Oct 22 2018 - Mar 31 2019
3 night minimum stay
$125
$3,450
 
 
low Season
Apr 1 2019 - Oct 5 2019
3 night minimum stay
$105
$2,850
 
 
Ironman
Oct 6 2019 - Oct 19 2019
10 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$105
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.42%

Check in 4:00pm, check out 10:00am
During high season deposit is due upon booking, final payment due 90 days before arrival.
1 month maximum stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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