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Onomea Scenic Route, Ocean Views, Beautiful, Free Internet

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

The beautiful Malia Bree at Onomea

HI Tax ID # W83948495-01

Enjoy the beautiful ocean view and the tropical landscaping in this private home with gated entry. Spend hours on the wrap-around deck enjoying the tropical breezes and Hawaiian ambiance. Sit back and watch for the humpback whales from the patio, or see the cruise ships make their way toward Hilo. Be dazzled by our incredible stargazing, as the island has been outfitted with special lighting for the observatories up on Mauna Kea.

Centrally located in East Hawaii on the Onomea Scenic Route, often called the most beautiful place on the Big Island, you'll find yourself in old Hawaii. The whole house is yours to relax in, with the town of Hilo just 10 - 12 minutes away, serene Akaka Falls and Honomu Town five minutes away, and the 'must see' Volcano National Park 45 minutes away.

The Hamakua coastline's best kept secret is our unique tradewind weather that encourages most of the rainfall to occur in the early mornings and evenings, leaving the day fresh and clean with sunshine and breezes. You will not be disappointed by the colors, plants, museums, gardens and tours. Many of our attractions comes with no cost other than your camera to help you savor your memories.

Honeymoon, enjoy your keiki (children), or write a book. The ocean views, tropical landscaping,and peace of old Hawaii at the Malia Bree will surely inspire you to not only 'be on vacation,' but 'feel on vacation.'

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More Details

Owner
Lynda Grosskreutz
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lyndy, My son said it all when he walked up the stairs and looked into the window. "Mom, this place is awesome!" We just came from Oahu, and are on to Kona but there is no question in my mind that Malia Bree will be our favorite home away from home. Our time here is definitely too short.

What makes this place so special? The fact that it feels so native Hawaiian, the wonderful fresh fruit smoothies across the street, the beautiful road through unbelievably lush jungle, the quaint feel of Hilo town with the diverse farmer's market--but mostly the spirit of "Aloha" that your showed us from the first e-mail . You treated us like family visiting. We cannot thank you enough for teaching us the spirit of Hawaii Mahalo
Jun 2007
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Amenities

Papaikou House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , in living room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , additional twin sized daybed on enclosed lanai
  • King size beds (1) King sized bed in the master bedroom with cable tv and ocean views, (1)Queen size Beds in second bedroom. (1) Twin /daybed bed 3rd bedroom. folding futon mattress available. Overhead fans in all rooms. Baby Cribs (1) porta-crib available in unit High chair booster seat
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
3200 feet of house and deck to enjoy, Free High Speed Internet with wireless Router available for use with your laptop, CD/DVD Player, Well furnished and supplied home, Blender, King, queen and twin sized beds, hair dryer, Pull-out queen sized sleeper sofa, day-bed, Futon mattress, Ceiling fans & skylights throughout the house, Gated driveway, Yard for kids to play in, Games, Puzzles, Beach mats & Towels, Badmitton, Frisbee, Chess Set, Checkers Fooseball table on enclosed screened lanai (patio), exercise machine

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

Onomea Scenic Route, Ocean Views, Beautiful, Free Internet
average rating of 4.8125 based on 94 reviews
Brisbane QLD Australia
5

lovely quiet peaceful retreat with all comforts

  • 5 of 5

The home was easy to locate with the directions lyndy provided before our arrival. The flowers on arrival was a nice homely touch. The home is very well maintained and had excellent standards in regards to cleanliness. The layout of the house was fantastic as my parents were on one side of the house and my aunt and I were on the other. The front door steps are very easy to climb (lower then even normal steps!!). We survived the first big storm of the season without loss of power but the rain came down very heavy. We loved the view and woke to a number of animals (chickens, turkeys, cows etc) in the paddock in the mornings. The drive into Hilo itself is not that far (10mins) and we did a day trip up to the Volcano national park. Thanks Lyndy for going the extra mile you have fantastic customer service skills and I would recommed this property to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dee! The rainstorm was impressive! Even to us islanders who should be use to it. Glad that you made the most of it and still got to see and do everything that you wanted to do. Thank you for your response. It really helps our prospective guests get a feel of what they can look forward to, and credibility to our vacation rental. The cows in the lot across us are very entertaining indeed. Next time, if you are lucky, you may catch a family of piglets running across the fence line! Mahalo and a fond aloha! Hope you can return to the Big Island again someday. Lyndy
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5

Stunning house.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely setting and beautiful house with some breathtaking sunrises. The house was very clean and comfortable, although the two flights of steps up to the house could pose a problem for people with mobility issues. For us, it worked out well and very much worth the steps. Lyndy was attentive to all our needs without being intrusive. I wish I could come back every year!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

It was even better than I expected!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent spot to stay for peace and quiet and to explore the east coast of Hawai'i

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and location. It is rural and quiet (no frog problems at all) but only 10-15 minutes from Hilo and close to everything along the east side of the island. Just across the road is What's Shakin', which has great food and wonderful smoothies. Lynda is extremely helpful if anything is needed or with information. We highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Loved the place!

  • 4 of 5

Really liked the raised wooden house. Very comfortable. There were 3 adults and 2 babes under 2yo staying there. One went in the cot provided and the other on a lilo. Lovely big house. TV worked well, wifi was excellent. Kitchen big and had everything we needed. Saw cows, pigs, green lizards, a few frogs (heard the frogs all at night too) and even saw a mongoose crossing the road on our evening walk, as we headed towards the lovely botanic gardens down the coast. They are really worth a visit. Even toys there for the kids. We put the fuze ball balls in the nearby cupboard to stop little fingers getting them. Just remembered - probably still there!!! Sorry Lyndie. Everyone - you must put on insect spray if you sit outside, little midges bite you otherwise!. Totally recommend the house to all.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing, tranquil home with all of the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We originally booked this to be for 6 people, but due to health issues, there ultimately only ended up being 2 of us that came on this trip. Because of this, we did not get to use the home to the extent of its abilities, but loved our stay all the same. The home is in a nice, serene, "country side" location. We had easy access to Hilo, saddle road and Volcano. We also took an evening trip around to Waimea all with ease. The house has everything you need for a comfortable stay that gives you freedom to come and go, but also has enough scenery, games and entertainment at the home to make for a fun time with the whole family. Lindy had everything we needed for outings around the island conveniently already at the home as well as plenty of kitchen/bath amenities. There is a wonderful little smoothie/cafe/stand across the street as well which is nice for outings. Overall, I would highly recommend this home to anyone who wants to travel as a family and get to spend quality time together as well as anyone in general who wants a clean, spacious, conveniently located home to stay in while exploring the island of Hawaii.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Papaikou House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
year round
Nov 15 2016 - Nov 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$4,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$4,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaners fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

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Homeaway/VRBO has their own service fee which is not related to our property. Please feel free to contact Homeaway or homeowner for more information

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Car: recommended

Helicopter rides, Museums (Tsunami, Lyman House, Train, Ocean Discovery), Kayaking down the old sugar mill ditch, Birdwatching, Mauna Kea star gazing tours, Waipio Valley, Laupahoehoe Point, Akaka Falls, Hawaiian Museums, Banyan Drive, Liliuokalani Gardens, Tsunami Museum, Farmers Market, Hawaii Volcano National Park, Prince Kuhio Plaza, and Visit the most delicious smoothie store a stone's throw away

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