Small, 80 sq.ft. room with full size (4 ft wide) loft bed, ladder to loft rated for 300 lbs. Nook at end of bed with electricity, incense cedar lined closet, jealousy windows, partial ocean view from loft bed, with sea breezes all night long! Wireless in room, cable T.V. and shared living room, kitchen, bath (tub and shower) and lanai. W/D, WiFi, BBQ, 100 yards from bank, Post Office, convenience store, museum, and bus stop ($2 takes you all around island), Quiet family neighborhood,1/2 mile walk to beach. 4 miles North of Hilo, 7 miles from Richardson Beach, organic garden and orchard. Bicycle rental available. I mile from Honolii (famous surf spot), 34 miles from Volcanoes National Park (approx. 50 minute drive), 1/3 mile from private public beach, Weekly and monthly rates. Can be rented in conjunction with the Sweet Spot and/or Lanai room. Two people per room.max. Unique, artistic room. Aloha!
Minimize noise after 10 pm, Please be polite to other tennants and neighbors. 1 parking spot per room. No shoes in house. Wash and put away your dishes and maintain the clean kitchen.
Amy (the caretaker on site) was helpful, available, and friendly. The home was comfortable, rooms are small, but functional. Pretty much everything you need is available to use in a communal setting (minus say beach gear). The home also has a great cat, so you should like cats. He is affectionate, so give him (or her?) some love.
Oh- as probably noted in the description, it is far from town (5/6 miles), but a bus is available at times for $2 each way, or you can hoof it if you don't have a rental car.
Spacious house pretty close to Hilo~ really sweet porch and kitty. It was a good base for doing things in the Hilo area! 3 Mahalo
The house was nice but not very clean and the mattress was too wide for the loft which caused it to buckle. I did bring these things to Loren's attention and feedback was well received. Hopefully it will be sorted out. Other than those two things we did enjoy our short stay.
The accommodations were what I expected based on the description. Staying at the house was a fun, interesting experience.
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California transplant,U.S.F. grad., divide my time between Hawaii and California, carpenter and artist.youth mentor.love nature,children and people in general.