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Kona Banyan Tree

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Truckee, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

What is not to like?, Ocean front 2 bedroom condo, well appointed and well maintained in the heart of Ali'i drive!! The surf was up the action was a great sideshow as we watched the awesome sunset. Have stayed here for several vacations and it is like coming home. Highly recommend the condo. Highly recommend the attentive owner!

Thank pod4ski
konasunsets, Owner at Kona Banyan Tree, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind words about our home away from home. We love Banyan Tree too. Happy to hear you had a great vacation and look forward to seeing you again soon. Aloha, Bob & Ronda

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Banyan Tree. The location is excellent and parking is a breeze. We stayed in 301 (Candace is awesome to work with!!!). When you first arrive it can be easy to miss the location, it's well hidden behind trees, so pay close attention when you first arrive. We felt very safe in this condo...

Thank Brittany B
Candace R, Owner at Kona Banyan Tree, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking time out of your daily grind to submit your review! The view from the lanai is breathtaking! It is almost hard to process...turtles, tropical fish, dolphins, Hawaiian sunsets, the most talented surfers, and whales in season. All from the condo....viewing from both inside the condo and outside on the large lanai! The Banyan Tree complex has only...

Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We were concerned about staying on busy Alii Drive. NO PROBLEM. Banyan tree is right on the water with a fabulous view and the sound of crashing waves all day and night. Just wonderful. You don't hear any traffic noise because of the surf sounds. The water is so clear you can see fish and turtles from your balcony. The...

Thank canada777-1207
Mount Ayr, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed in Banyon Tree 301 as guests of Candace. Everything was perfect. Lovely spot right on the ocean. Surfers, sea turtles, and whales were a daily view. Beautifully decorated with comfortable furnishings. We thought we might cook but never did. Banyon Mart was across the street for those ice cream runs and other needs. The poke shack about a...

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Candace R, Owner at Kona Banyan Tree, responded to this review

Mahalo Kim for taking time out of your daily schedule to write your review. I love watching the whales. I am continually amazed when these large, beautiful creatures come leaping out of the water (at great heights to boot! ) and land back in the water only to do it again. And you can see all of this right from...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Wow!! Our stay in Banyon Tree #301 was amazing. We have been over to the Hawaiian islands many times, but this is the first time we have truly stayed in an ocean front condo. And, I mean ocean front! You can hear the waves and see the surfers right from the lanai. We had a palm tree outside our window,...

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Candace R, Owner at Kona Banyan Tree, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking time to write your review to share with others. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed staying oceanfront! It is so amazing to wake in the morning, head to the lanai with your Kona coffee, and watch (and hear! ) the waves roll in as the morning light rises over the mountains to highlight the...

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Pros: hear the waves 24-7, surfers every day! Large lanai with table 4 chairs and two lounge chairs, good size living room, galley kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Liquor /convenient store across the street, supermarket 2.3 miles away, pool, hot tub, grill. Con: no air conditioning. I only mention this in case someone can't live without it. This condo is...

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Glendale, Oregon
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Candace made sure our stay was perfect starting weeks before we even arrived. We were furnished with local tips on where to go, where to buy what, best places for everything, directions to anything and everything we might need plenty ahead of time so that our vacation was absolutely trouble free. My husband and our grown daughters and I spent...

Thank seussb2016
Candace R, Owner at Kona Banyan Tree, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to write your beautiful review! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, the ocean couldn't get any closer....unless you are on a boat. It is so wonderful just to sit on the lanai or in the living room and watch the waves roll in. ( those floor to ceiling windows...

Beaumont, California
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had a great seven days at the Banyan Tree Condos unit 306. Really, what could be better than Kona Coffee on the lanai in the morning watching surfers do their thing??? Maybe cocktails in the evening watching surfers do their thing, and watching the sun set! The Banyan Tree Condos is a perfect location to go north or south on...

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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a great time Peaceful,relaxing and fun Spent the nights walking the beach and listening too the waves The days at the pool then went site seeing and tasting the local restaurants menu The calamari was out of this world Would return again

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I spent a week in Kona and stayed in unit 302 at Kona Banyan Tree. We couldn't have been more pleased with our accommodations, ranging from its location to its comfort and functionality to its ocean view, which we couldn't get enough of. If you were any closer to the water, you would be standing in it!...

Thank Diane G

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banyan Tree is a small complex of 20 individually owned condos. There is a mix of owners who live full-time at the complex, owners who live part-time at the complex, long term rentals and owners who vacation rent their condos when they are not staying in them. Every condo is uniquely decorated by their owners. No two are alike! You are not just renting a condo, you are renting someone's home. Each condo does have a full kitchen, no kitchenettes here. There is a heated pool and an adults only hot tub. Check-in/out details and rental policies are different for each condo. The owner or rental agency will give you instructions. There is not a front desk or office. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Banyan Tree

Address: 76-6288 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2324
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Kona Banyan Tree Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Banyan Tree Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“condo 405 is the one!”
pod4ski, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“A lanai is essential!”
TravelinHomebodies, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved Room #203”
  • Ocean View from Living Room
TammyP, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Room #302! The owners are amazing & in communication whenever needed”
ER_PA_911, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Units facing the ocean are wonderful, unless you are bothered by the sound of the surf, and if so, why travel to Hawaii?.”
  • afternoon from the veranda
  • No matter the time of day, the view is hypnotic, captivating. The sound can not be duplicated.
  • lunch time from the veranda
  • surfing day and night
  • sun begins to set
  • Another favorite water sport.
  • to the north of the veranda, the view includes more island retreats.
  • sunset in Kona
AlohaBuffington, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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