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Saint Joseph, Michigan
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Stayed in unit 405. When we arrived the temperature in the unit was roughly 110°. The biggest downfall of the unit is the lack of air conditioning. Kona is extremely warm and humid. sleeping in the unit was very uncomfortable. We had to go out and buy several fans then return them. It took at least five days to get...

1Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed in #401 and it's great! The pool is nicely cared for and kept clean As is the got tub. This unit is located at the end of Ali'i Drive so you are away from the hussle of the downtown and just get peace & quiet but you are close enough to still be able to run in. This...

1Thank Sheena A
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We absolutely loved our stay in #302. It was beautiful, and the view cannot be beat! We loved just sitting on the balcony and watching the surfers. You can watch sea turtles playing in the surf from the balcony. Listening to the ocean an night was beyond soothing. Certainly better than any sound machine we've ever used! The only way...

3Thank MirandaJ858
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We went in Hawai for 2 weeks in july 2014 and have stayed in 5 different locations (all condos - Lahaina, Hana, Hilo, Kona and kihei) and I have to mention that this unit was the best condo unit we had on our vacation. It was the best by far and we would have stayed there longer. Why we liked...

4Thank abelanger01
Reviewed 10 July 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to visit Hawai'i Island for a week this past June. After much research, I decided the Banyan Tree was "the one". Our regular haunt, the Keauhou Outrigger, was sadly no more and we needed a new place to call home when we were in Paradise. I checked out many reviews both on Tripadvisor...

4Thank stilgar57
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Very handy to to downtown, yet easy to get out of town. It was great to be able to sit on the balcony and have our morning coffee while watching surfers or sea turtles. Sunsets were lovely to see also. And it's not far down the highway to the best coffee in the world. Very clean 2 bedroom apartment. We...

2Thank Dave L
Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 13 June 2014

My wife, two daughters, and I spent five glorious days in this fantastic condo and came home with some memories and mental images that will last a lifetime! This very clean and gorgeous complex nearly overhangs the edge of the ocean! Its also THE spot for local surfers to test their skills which makes for amazing entertainment...as do the fabulous...

1Thank Garry-Appleseed
Reviewed 13 June 2014

My wife and I stayed in Unit 401 of the Banyan Tree for 4 nights. As has been mentioned in numerous reviews it is a great location right on the water a few kilometers outside Kona . It is in Ali Drive and is opposite the Banyan Mart which is shown in Google Maps. The design of the building means...

1Thank Snarper
St. Albert, Canada
Reviewed 25 April 2014

What an amazing stay listening to the waves and watching the spectacular sunsets. The reviews are just what you get with no surprises. Lanai is huge, the pool spotless and BBQ's cleaned everyday. We will always think of the ocean view with fond memories of Hawaii. Thank you Ryan!

1Thank Gary P
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I stayed at this condo with my husband, sister, brother in law and niece. To borrow my niece's review of the place--AWESOME! Pictures on rental sites do not do this place justice. The views are SPECTACULAR! Floor to ceiling windows looking out over the Pacific. Surfers and body boarders every morning, gorgeous sunsets every night, dolphins swimming by mid-day and...

2Thank Gina D

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banyan Tree is a small complex of 20 individually owned condos. There is a mix of owners who live full-time at the complex, owners who live part-time at the complex, long term rentals and owners who vacation rent their condos when they are not staying in them. Every condo is uniquely decorated by their owners. No two are alike! You are not just renting a condo, you are renting someone's home. Each condo does have a full kitchen, no kitchenettes here. There is a heated pool and an adults only hot tub. Check-in/out details and rental policies are different for each condo. The owner or rental agency will give you instructions. There is not a front desk or office. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Banyan Tree

Address: 76-6268 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Kona Banyan Tree Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Banyan Tree Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“A lanai is essential!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelinHomebodies, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved Room #203”
  • Ocean View from Living Room
 of 5 bubbles TammyP, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Room #302! The owners are amazing & in communication whenever needed”
 of 5 bubbles ER_PA_911, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Units facing the ocean are wonderful, unless you are bothered by the sound of the surf, and if so, why travel to Hawaii?.”
  • afternoon from the veranda
  • No matter the time of day, the view is hypnotic, captivating. The sound can not be duplicated.
  • lunch time from the veranda
  • surfing day and night
  • sun begins to set
  • Another favorite water sport.
  • to the north of the veranda, the view includes more island retreats.
  • sunset in Kona
 of 5 bubbles AlohaBuffington, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Top floor has best views”
 of 5 bubbles emilywR9335YI, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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