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Koa Wood Hale - Patey's Place Hostel

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Stuttgart, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

I think the headline says a lot already but I will tell you a few more details: - the room I'm staying in has old carpet with a lot a stains, the room next to us doesn't even have carpet, you walk on concrete - the shower is moldy - in the bathroom ceiling is a big hole, also in... More 

2 Thank atilein
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2011

Need I say more? This place could be great but they need to get their act together & clean out the bugs.

Thank JF82
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2011

I just returned from a disappointing trip to Hawaii and we also experienced bed bugs (second floor B suite). I had bites all over me and once we figured out that the bites were bed bugs (bugs were confirmed in between the mattress and boxspring) I decided to leave that day (2 days early) There was no sympathy from the... More 

1 Thank Barry P
San Francisco
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2011

I spent one night at Patey's Place Hostel/ Hale Koa Wood Inn and had an unfortunate experience with bed bugs which ended up being incredibly painful and itchy. In order to be fair, I don't believe that the whole hostel is infested because my friend and the other guy in our dorm did not get them. However, if you're highly... More 

Thank Cassi W
Aptos, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2011

The accommodations were adequate and the "volunteer" staff was friendly but the manager Zero was just a rude and unpleasent. he yelled and cursed at the father of the other person sharing our unit for not observing "quite" time even though we couldn't hear him in our room right across from them. He was also very rude. I would never... More 

Thank Guy Z
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2011

My friend and I only spent one night at Patey's Place, and it was good for us. Free parking, free wifi, good info, fairly friendly staff. I really enjoyed the hammock which was perfect for doing a little reading. We stayed in a dorm room which was fine but nothing special. I would probably not stay longer than a night... More 

1 Thank RunsAmok
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2011

The people there were great and I had a great stay....UNTIL I found bed bugs in my luggage upon leaving. When I called to confront the manager about this she was very unhelpful and denied any responsibility for the bed bugs and any chance of them being there, despite one employee telling me they had had experiences with them recently.... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2011

I stayed here about a year ago, and i feel comfortable enough to take my 45 year old girlfriend here for her first visit to the Islands. We can afford a hotel but i wanted her to experience a hostel. Patey's Place was my first hostel and i swore i would never stay at a motel or hotel again after... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2011

Lots of rules to follow but it helps A LOT to keep order. Definitely not a party hostel [no alcohol allowed on premises] but keeps the grounds quiet and peaceful. There are a lot of spiders outside and one crawled into the coed dorm room and bit my leg but it is healing nicely [bugs are just naturally drawn to... More 

Thank TinaK713
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2011

We paid $75/night for a private room and the room was super hot and the window was busted. It felt like crashing in your ghetto friend`s spare bedroom. We`ve stayed in hostels around the world and this was one of the worst, even compared to third-world country hostels.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Take off your shoes and relax. Welcome to Koa Wood Hale. Our convenient location, friendly staff, and long list of extras are for your enjoyment. We have 3 dorm rooms:Mens dorm (4 beds) female only dorm (4 beds) and a coed-dorm (4 beds). Upstairs we offer 4 private rooms, 2 rooms share a space and these rooms may accomidate 1-3. Fresh Bedding and towels are provided.Free parking - wifi - computer & printer - full use kitchen and bath - t.V room with dvd player and movies - book trade - lockers - laundry facilities - maps and information - ++++ plenty of spacious common areas to meet other travelers from around the world!We are happy to loan you things you may need that we have extra of: beach towels, bags, tents, snorkel gear, sunscreen, band-aids, slippers, hats and umbrellas... Ask around or have a look on one of our community shelvesBikes and Boards for hire. Office Hours:8 a.M. To Noon (checkout by 10am)5 p.M. - 10 P.M. (Checkins) ***PLEASE NOTE***NO CHECK IN AFTER 10PM! If you can not make it by 10:00 pm you could speak with the manager in advance and we will try to get you in your room that night. Checkins before 5pm available but not before 12pm, this is so we can provide you with a clean and ready apartment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koa Wood Hale - Patey's Place Hostel

Address: 75-184 Ala Onaona St, LOOK FOR OUR TIKI TORCHES and ROPE LIGHTS, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1806
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $36 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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