Large wall mounted flat screen TVCozy, well appointed Plumeria room for all the comforts of home
Plumeria Room@Tutu's Tranquil Nest
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
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1 of 3 private bedrooms @ Tutu's Tranquil Nest, is a NON SMOKING home. Cozy room w/ queen bed & nightstands in quiet area of home. Private half bath. Room has a small frig, closet, TV, & dresser, ceiling fan, luggage rack. Private key locked. Shares a separate shower room. All taxes included in total price seen.

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Private, quiet, key locked Plumeria room is equipped with a queen sized bed. It has a private half bath, large TV and closet space for clothes and luggage. Refrigerator in room for your personal use. See Tutu's Tranquil Nest.

Tropical décor, linen and towels provided. A 1/2 bath equipped with hair dryer, mirrored medicine cabinet. Overlooks Bernie's orchid collection. Price includes mandatory Hawaii state taxes.
Lounge/Breakfast bar, dining table, fully handicapped accessible full bathroom with shower. Shower bench/bedside commode available on request. Microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot, refrigerator, dishes and utensils located at breakfast bar. Large patio at front entrance that has a sink, range with oven and washer dryer unit. The two entries have wheelchair accessible ramps into home. Large table and chairs on patio to enjoy beverages and to "talk story". Overlooks our garden with tropical flora and fruit trees. (A work in progress). Beach towels, boogie boards, snorkel equipment etc. available at no charge.

Hosts Kevin and Bernie reside on premises. Both were born and raised in Kona. Willing to answer inquires regarding island and available activities. Kevin is retired. Bernie is a registered nurse. We have a Shit Tzu named Prissy who is kept separately in owners quarters. Very mild mannered, loves belly rubs. Please call upon us with any needs.

Our neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. It is in an established subdivision, with many older homeowners. Everyone is friendly and police area for unusual activities

There is a bus stop at the entrance to Captain Cook Rd. on Hwy 19 that has routes that cover the entire island for a nominal fee. If you choose to rent a car(highly recommended) you will have access to free parking on the premises.

We are situated in the "coffee belt" of Kona, in Captain Cook, Hi at 1680 ft. elevation. Natural trade winds keep our area cool and comfortable. During the winter and spring extra blankets are provided if requested. Our average temperature is a cool 70-84 during the day and in the high 60's to low 70's at night. We are located near many points of interest. Kealakekua Bay (20 minute drive) is excellent for snorkeling, kayaking and swimming. Across the high way is a historical functioning coffee farm that offers tours to see how and what is involved in keeping a coffee farm thriving. There is Botanical Garden roughly 500ft. to the south of us where many indigenous plants prosper and various classes are offered. Nearby activities include hang gliding, zip lining, surfing, paddle boarding and swimming. We are in walking distance to a shopping center, post office, bakery, grocery store, hair stylist and several local restaurants. A 15 minute drive takes you to downtown Kona filled with a multitude of shops to collect your souvenirs. We are a 20 minute drive to one of two National Parks in Hawaii, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau offers field trips and programs related to ancient Hawaii. It is referred to as City of Refuge as in olden times it was used to harbor ancient peoples and royalty from their enemies. There is small area called Two Step which is great for swimming and snorkeling also. The other park is on the east side of the island (Hawaii Volcano National Park). Our island is very unique with rain forests, a desert, an active volcano on the east end of the island, two world known mountains of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, beautiful beaches and a multitude of farms filled with exquisite orchids, fresh vegetables, coffee fields, macademia nut farms and many exotic plants. We have a farmers market within walking distance that opens every Sunday. There are also many other markets in a 10 mile radius. You are able to drive (260miles) around the island in a day, visiting all the various regions and enjoying all that the Island of Hawaii has to offer. Imagine, traversing the often snowy mountains in the winter to swimming in our clean, blue pacific waters, watching the most spectacular sunsets and sunrises, embracing all of God's wonders during your trip here.

Guest access

All common areas, breakfast bar and dining areas equipped with refrig, toaster oven, micro, coffee maker, dinnerware etc. All areas used by each guest must be left in the manner they found it. Clean up any crumbs, all dishes, pots etc. you use and return them to their rightful locations.
the separate shower room is shared by all guests. Those with private half baths please refrain from using lavatory and commode in the shared shower room if at all possible. Full covered Patio has patio table and chairs. It also is equipped with a sink and 4 burner range with oven. Guests have access to other kitchen equipment for preparing your meals. Free parking on premises. There is also a washer/dryer unit guests may use for a nominal fee of $2.00 a load which includes detergent and a dryer sheet.

Interaction with guests

As much as they are comfortable with. We are available to answer any questions and make suggestions of special areas to see. All guests are treated like family and are encouraged to intact with hosts and other guests as much as they feel comfortable with. We welcome everyone to our "ohana" (family). A simple continental style breakfast is served the first two days of your four or more nights stay. For stays of three nights you will have a fruit basket with banana bread or bagels to tide you over the next morning.

Other things to note

Away from the hustle and bustle of town yet only 15 to 20 minutes away glorious beaches, shopping and attractions. Prices include all required transient taxes by the State of Hawaii. License # W03161250-01

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Cleaning Fee $40
Security Deposit $100
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

Reservations will be limited to number of guests on original reservation only. Extra person will be charged a fee of $45.00 per day IF APPROVED BY HOSTS. If not approved once reservation has been confirmed, no others will be permitted on premises. We a non smoking property. No recreational /illicit drugs or excessive alcohol use will be tolerated, you will be asked to leave, and no refund will be given for nights not used. Be respectful of other guests, owners, neighbors and property. Keep noises to a minimum. Quiet time after 10:00 p.m. through 7:00 a.m. No pets allowed. Keep shared areas as you wish to find them. Remove all trash daily and place in trash can near parking area. Please keep food items in closed containers, we strive for a pest free home. Please lock your room whenever you leave the premises, we will not be responsible for your belongings. Be energy conscious. Please do not use laundry facilities after 9:00 p.m. as a courtesy to other guests. Keep your personal equipment/belongings in your room. If you have a computer please use it in your room or if other guests are out of the home on the patio table. All common areas must be kept in a manner as you would wish to find them; neat, clean and uncluttered. Passwords etc in binders in room available after check in.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

3 nights minimum stay

63 Reviews

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Brenda User Profile
July 2017
The hosts were very nice and allowed us to check in early (we had an early flight). There is a separate entrance to the rooms which is great because sometimes we would arrive late at night. The place is very close to Walmart and other grocery stores. We were provided with very delicious breakfast. Only one small thing, we stayed in the plumeria room because we wanted our bathroom but it was quite small for two people. With our open luggage we needed to squeeze in and out of room since there is not much space. Other than that everything was great.
Bernie User ProfileBernie is a superhost.
Response from Bernie:
We have never been told the room was small. It does have a queen bed in it. The photo in our ad is very accurate. We have a luggage rack in the closet for luggage along with many hangers to hand your clothing, We also have four large baskets for clothing to be put into under the cabinet holding the television. If luggage is too large we do have a closet off the dining room where guests can leave empty luggage. I wish you had said something to us as our guests comfort is a priority for us.
July 2017

Sheila User Profile
March 2017
I absoltely loved my stay here! The hosts are wonderful and from booking until I left and were always very easy to reach. My room and bathroom was comfortable, modern, and spotless. Everything you need for your stay is right there. I had been doing volunteer work on the island before my stay, so being able to do laundry upon arrival was so convenient. Plus there is every appliance you might need for cooking or storing food (BBQ, oven, fridge, etc), as well and beach towels, chairs, snorkeling equipment - you name it! I would definitely stay again!!

Yu-Chee User Profile
March 2017
Excellent room. Definitely like to stay here again.

Samantha User Profile
March 2017
Bernie is probably everyone's ideal host. You can tell that Bernie and Kevin really cares about their guests by the way they communicate. Bernie is also very friendly and approachable which makes it that much easier to clarify anything. The place was not only VERY clean and tidy, it also had things such as snorkeling gears (which we used at Kealakekua bay) and body boards. We would definitely recommend anyone to stay here if they wish to explore Kona! Couldn't be happier with their service!!
Bernie User ProfileBernie is a superhost.
Response from Bernie:
We are so glad you enjoyed our home. We enjoyed having you both. I wish I was here when you left to give you a proper send off. We wish you safe travels and the best in all endeavors. You both are always welcome in our home. God bless, Bernie & Kevin
March 2017

Super clean room, very upscale apartment, super lovely hosts, would love to stay here again.

Laura User Profile
February 2017
It was perfect. They thought of everything. Their both very easy to talk to. very kind.

David User Profile
February 2017
Our second stay with Bernie; we'll be back.

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Captain Cook, Hawaii, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Bernie User ProfileBernie is a superhost.

A L O H A,
My husband Kevin and I were both born and raised in Kona. I am of Portugese decent, the third generation born and raised here! Kevin is Asian and his dad was born in Kona and his mom was born and raised on Maui. Kevin is a sponge for trivia and detail, will be able to answer most of anyone's questions. Kevin is now retired after working for the state for 33 years. He is now working on his "honey do" list that is quite extensive!. I am a registered nurse involved with home health for many years. I enjoy meeting new people and learning about their homelands and cultures. I have a passion for raising orchids and have a collection of about 100. I am an avid cook, dabbling in many ethnic cuisines. I also enjoy sewing and many crafts. We share our home with Prissy a 9 year old Shit Tsu who has Kevin wrapped around her paw. She is a tiny thing and is friendly, calm and quiet. She loves laying in the morning sun and belly rubs are her weakness. I have a grown daughter and son who both reside on this island. I am grannie to 3 granddaughters and 2 step grandsons. We look forward to sharing our home and aloha with all who are looking for a relaxing fun filled vacation on our beautiful island. You will enjoy your private space here. Just call upon us with any needs and questions.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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