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Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We spent 5 luxurious days here and we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay . The owners have gone way over the top to make our stay memorable. The house is warm and inviting and the beds are very comfortable especially after a full day hiking and taking in the scenery. A lovely spa to soak in at night. Internet worked well and the area is lovely and quiet. Make sure you shop before you get here as supplies are expensive. Though the owners supply all the basics tea coffee and people leave extra things that they havent used. All in all a wonderful experience and just a short distance to the volcano national park...

Date of stay: October 2014
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank graynomads1
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and were pleasantly surprised at how clean and cozy this place was. Every aspect of amenities was thought of by the owners which made the experience even grander. To top it off, this property has a jacuzzi to soak in after a weary day at the park. I would stay here again or explore other properties from this owner. :)

Room tip: Board games are in the cupboards for those that have kids...
Date of stay: August 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank anchi123
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Reviewed July 10, 2014

We pick the Ohia Plantation House due to its proximity to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the photos we found online. The location is nice, in a quiet residential area. The house is spacious and nicely furnished. The breakfast items that were left for us were exactly what we were looking for, and since the house sleeps 6, with 2 of us there was enough food there to handle our breakfast needs for almost our entire 4 night stay. We enjoyed the lot the house sits on and found lots of plants to photograph. The lanais were comfortable and a great place to sit.

My only complaint with this house has to do with maintenance. There were quite a few burned out lamps in the light fixtures. In a couple of cases, it appeared that someone had tried to remove the burned out lamp only have the glass separate from the base (hate it when that happens). On our last afternoon there, the chemical feeder in the hot tub ran out of chlorine tablets, which left a rather unappetizing film over the top of the water.

Problems aside, I would stay here again. But, I hope the owners will pay more attention to the upkeep details.

Date of stay: May 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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3  Thank kolohe280
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Reviewed March 29, 2014

We spent four nights at the Ohia Paniolo Cottage located in quiet residential neighborhood just a couple miles from Volcanoes National Park. It was a very comfortable place to spend the evenings.

The two-bedroom, one-bath home is very inviting and decorated well. We arrived to find breakfast fixings including a generous platter of fruit, Punalu’u Bake Shop sweet rolls, and pancake mix. There is really everything you could ask for in a short stay: a well-stocked kitchen for cooking, indoor and outdoor dining tables, cable TV, a cd player/radio, grill, wireless internet, a hot tub, washer & dryer, ample lighting indoors and out, and a carport. Since the climate is very damp, there are also a couple dehumidifiers inside which help cut down on moisture, though it cannot be completely eliminated.

All of my interactions with the owners were professional and they sent me a receipt for payment promptly by email.

If I get to go back to the island, I will definitely consider staying here again. It is very reasonably priced and the location is ideal for visits to the park being a quick drive or bike ride away. The cottage is also close enough to Hilo and Kea’au to drive to either on a day trip.

Date of stay: October 2013
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Nakwasina
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our family gathered for a long weekend to explore the Volcano area and the Mauna Kea summit. This location is ideal for both. Our home was completely furnished. It is clear the owners have been thoughtful in providing essentials some vacation rentals overlook such as condiments, paper-goods, useful utensils. There were plenty of linens and toiletries. We appreciated these touches and felt we were cared for.
The home and it's amenities including the hot tub and fireplace are little luxuries that make you feel you are really on a vacation!

Date of stay: March 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank okoshi2002
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