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This place has both ants, gekkos AND mice in the dorms and worse, in the kitchen!! We where moved from downstairs because there was a mouse, and the hostel didn't care. Upstairs was both gekkos and another mouse. I woke up in the middle of...More
We were a group of 6 older travellers staying for 2 nights. FIrst the good: inexpensive, location was decent, variety of dorms for male, female and mixed. Now the not so good: kitchens poorly equiped, one toilet did not work and they were in no...More
I'm an older traveler so I reserved a private room upstairs on the recommendation of my son who enjoyed his stay here. The price is great compared to other accommodations in Kailua/Kona. I called the hostel to let them know I would be late checking...More
I was there a few days in February, I met a unfriendly staff especially one guy very impolite....
And the opening hours of the reception are not very useful: close all the afternoon to 5 pm.....
Also no parking space, all of them were busy....
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Response from robertpatey, Owner at Koa Wood Hale - Patey's Place HostelResponded 1 September 2016
This guy was very unhappy from the start so he felt it was necessary to write a bad review . We did everything we can to make his stay nice but some people are just unhappy and you can't change that
Plus: The bed was comfy.
Minus: The walk to the shops, either the supermarket or the tourist ones where you can swim, involved walking past homeless men either drinking in groups, or asleep in the grass during the day. I wasn't game enough to go...More
Response from 775traveller | Reviewed this property |
There are no buses from the airport, my shuttle cost about $26 . A local bus may go from the highway but you have to walk from the airport to the highway and wait for it and there are no designated bus stops that I know of.