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2 Beds

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I completely loved my stay with Kurt and bis family! The room was delightful, clean, and spacious. The sunset view from the wrap-around porch was stunning. I felt so pleasantly nurtured by the fresh fruit and coffee breakfast grown right their farm.

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Budget Room,  Edge of the World B&B
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Property type: Bed & Breakfast
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM

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Extra people: $15 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $693 /week
Monthly Price: $2900 /month
Cancellation: Moderate

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Budget Room,  Edge of the World B&B
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From West Boylston, MA · April 2015

From Eugene, OR · April 2015

From Vashon, WA · April 2015

From Winthrop, WA · April 2015
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Response from Kurt:

Such nice people are Mary and Jerry. It was interesting to learn a bit about eastern Washington State and to feel Mary's enthusiasm for organic gardening. They were delightful to host !

April 2015

From Newton, MA · March 2015
Kurt
Response from Kurt:

Thanks, Donald, for your kind review. It certainly was a pleasure hosting you and your daughter. I have only one regret -- that we never got around to giving you the plant tour I promised. We send our best wishes in all that you do and hope that someday, somewhere, we'll meet again. Warm aloha, Kurt and Kana

March 2015

From Minneapolis, MN · March 2015

From Switzerland · March 2015
Kurt
Response from Kurt:

Aloha Pia and Raffael,

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure hosting you. Thanks also for the chance to explain the tax situation in Hawaii. People staying less than 30 days in Hawaii, whether at a hotel, inn, B&B, or any other place where they pay for the stay are required by state law to pay taxes presently set at 13.41%. It's ugly, I know, and we can only hope that the funds are used for good purpose, like maintaining and improving the roads, county and state parks, etc. While Hawaii's rate is high, it is in line with taxes paid in most European countries where value added taxes and city taxes are added to the bill, and slightly less than taxes in many of the U.S. states.

But you are absolutely right, this tax is something that potential guests should know about prior to making a booking. In the case of this agency, they do not indicate at the top of the page (where price is shown) if tax is included in the price quote or not, despite my suggestion that they do. To find this information one must dig into the website to find the answer or, alternatively, send the prospective host a message to ask if there are any additional fees.

Although a host's favorite booking is a direct booking, I like AirB&B because the comission paid to them by hosts is considerably less than the other major agencies and because they've almost always been quite helpful in answering questions and making useful suggestions. I also like them because they generally offer relatively good value for travelers and provide access to a different kind of experience for travelers where they have access to a more personalized and informative experience relative to staying in a hotel. In the end, happy travelers make happy hosts. Still, taxes due is something that should be made quite clear, in advance, to guests. Best wishes, Kurt

March 2015

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Captain Cook, Hawaii, United States
Member since January 2012
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within a few hours

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