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Craftsman Luxury Bungalow, Japanese Gardens & Spa

Garden Bungalow with charming cobblestone pavers leading to Craftsman-columned entry
5.0 of 5 stars
18 reviews
Garden Bungalow with charming cobblestone pavers leading to Craftsman-columned entry
Outdoor garden jetted spa with UV light water sterilization, infraed sauna and shower
Front entrance to Craftsman-style bungalow vacation rental
Garden Bungalow dining, kitchen and living rooms
Garden Bungalow spacious interiors with cherry wood flooring and cabinetry
Garden Bungalow with vintage, island-style furnishings and Shoji privacy doors
Garden Bungalow chef\'s kitchen with stainless steel appliances andcherry wood cabinetry
Garden Bungalow with Craaftsman dormer windows and rich wood detailing
Garden Bungalow master suite with private bath finished in natural stone and cherry wood cabinets
Garden Bungalow master bedroom with partial ocean view
Garden Bungalow guest bedroom with garden view
Garden Bungalow main hall bathroom finished in natural stone and cherry wood cabinets
Enjoy gentle breezes on the Garden Bungalow screened lanai - rain or shine
Garden Bungalow screened lanai at front lawn
Hand-carved stone tsukubai water basin at entrance to courtyard
Garden Bungalow courtyard garden oasis
Relax and unwind by the pond and waterfall at the garden courtyard
Garden Bungalow courtyard and lanai
Relax to the sounds of the waterfall gently flowing into the pond
Capture the beautiful late afternoon glow in the garden
Stroll and meditate in the garden and learn from nature
Golden bamboo. in garden
Garden splendor
Japanese-inspired and naturalistic tropical gardens
Colvillea racemosa tree blossoms
Vanda Sansai Blue orchid, hapuu and agapanthus in bloom
Bird's nest fern, hapuu and rattlesnake plant in garden
Garden Bungalow front exterior from street
Mauna Kea from Richardson's Beach along Hilo's shoreline
Snorkel with tropical fish and turtles ...beach equipment provided
Richardson's Beach in Hilo is an amazing, tranquil black sand beach...you can relax, surf or swim
Magnificant views of Mauna Kea from Richardson's Beach
Surf at Richardson's Beach...bodyboards provided
Soak in the freshwater lagoons and bask in the sunshine
Surf Honolii where the locals go or catch the sunrise
Enjoy the beautiful sunset over Hilo Bay from Coconut Island
Coconut Island in Hilo Bay
Stream of lava flowing through ohia forest
Fireworks over Hilo Bay
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
WINNER: 'TOP VACATION RENTAL' from 2011 to 2014 and 'RATED EXCELLENCE' Awards by FlipKey.

The CRAFTSMAN GARDEN BUNGALOW is an upscale 2,000 sqft, 2 bed & 2 bath single-story Craftsman-style vacation home situated on nearly an acre of Japanese-inspired and lush tropical gardens, 2.5 miles from historic, downtown Hilo and Hilo Bay. Amenities include a secluded outdoor garden spa equipped with jetted hot tub with UV light water purification, infrared sauna and outdoor shower. The beautifully landscaped grounds and naturalistic setting capture the tranquility and beauty of the islands where travelers can relax and experience the true Hawaii that the locals live.

The CRAFTSMAN GARDEN BUNGALOW provides a private vacation retreat with all the comforts of home for visitors and travelers to the Big Island of Hawaii seeking...
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About the owner, Sherron S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 69 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2199714 by: FlipKey
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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The craftsman luxury bungalow looks great in the pictures and its even better when you stay there. I felt so relaxed as soon as I stepped inside. The property is top quality and was spotless on our arrival. The house is so well equipped - better than at home. After staying there I had to go and buy a few... more

Management response:

Aloha Vivienne, Bill, Casey and Michaela, We are pleased that you were able to relax and slow down to enjoy the peaceful surroundings of our Craftsman Garden Bungalow during your week in Hilo. The gardens and ponds help us unwind and tune into the tranquility and beauty of nature. Thank you for sharing your experience and writing a wonderful review.... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Aloha Andrea and Richard, Thank you for writing the superlative review on our Craftsman Garden Bungalow. Thank you for seeing the details and appreciating the effort that goes into our... more

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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We spent 10 nights in this absolutely fantastic two bedroom, two bath Garden Bungalow. In addition to being spotlessly clean and well cared for, absolutely EVERYTHING we could have needed was available. The grounds provide a beautiful garden which is not to be missed. The location is about 5 minutes from the center of Hilo - convenient, but far enough... more

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Aloha Leslie and Jim, Thank you for being wonderful guests at our Craftsman Garden Bungalow in Hilo, and for taking the time to write a great review on our bungalow... more

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
27 Aug 2015 -
14 Dec 2015
Late Summer and Fall
3 nights
15 Dec 2015 -
26 Mar 2016
Winter season
3 nights
27 Mar 2016 -
3 Apr 2016
Merrie Monarch
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $221 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Hawaii ID# W01612284-01
Standard Rates:
3 Night Minimum
Single or Double Occupancy
$200 - 225/night
7 or more nights $190 - 200/night
3-6 nights $200 - 225/night
Plus $25/night for each additional guest over 2
Cleaning fee $150
Maximum occupancy 4 guests.

Ask about accommodations for larger groups. A second bungalow on the property is listed separately as ' Zen Luxury Bamboo Bungalow, Japanese Gardens & Spa'.

Merrie Monarch Rates:
5 Night Minimum
Single or Double Occupancy
5+ nights $300/night
Plus $25/night for each additional guest over 2
Cleaning fee $150
Maximum occupancy 4 guests.

Rental fees are subject to Hawaii tax totaling 13.42%.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Additional Rental Information: 50% of the rental amount and cleaning fee plus tax is due at the time of booking the reservation to hold dates and rate. The balance of the rental amount plus a refundable damage deposit is is payable 90 days prior to arrival.
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