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“Our Volcano experience on the Big Island”
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Review of Hale ‘Apapane

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Dining room with kitchen in the background
View of the house form side yard with hot tub
Living room with flat screen tv, wifi, and bluetooth stereo
Open ceilings
Expanded view of dining room
Full kitchen with extra tableware
Stairs
Dining Room with living room in background
Back deck
Kitchen inland with dining room in the background
Hot tub
Upstairs hallway
Master Bedroom with king size bed
Master bedroom has room for a folding futon
One guest bedroom with two full size beds
Second guest bedroom with a queen size bed
Master bathroom
Second bathroom upstairs
Carport with basketball court and covered play area
Sign made by a local artist/housekeeper
View of the house from the road
Treeswing in the yard
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Volcano, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii

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Narelle50
Maitland, Australia
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“Our Volcano experience on the Big Island”
Reviewed 4 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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We found Hale Apanane to be just as described and photographed on the Tripadvisor website.
The living area is downstairs along with a powder room and there are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs. There are night lights throughout the house which make the house quite safe to move about in if you need to throughout the night.
The house is extremely well-eqipped. The only problem we had was with the door of the combustion heater. The glass in the door had been removed and when we got in from watching the volcano at night (it gets VERY cold out there!) we were afriad to light it in case it put smoke throughout the house. We reported the problem to the housekeeper, but it was unable to be fixed whilst we were there. (3 nights) We were told to use the fire after that first night though.
The house is close to Volcano National Park, which was ideal for us and about 1/2 an hour to Hilo. It is 2 3/4 hours from Kona Airport though. Volcano is a quaint little township with a few art galleries and a coupke of general stores. Hale Apanane is in a lovely bushland setting on the other side of the highway to the township.
I would recommend it to others.

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Liked best: The lovely timberwork in the home.
Liked least: The problem with the fireplace.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
4 Oct 2013
Thanks very much for your compliments, and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. The glass on the wood burning stove was under repair, and it has now been replaced. Thanks again, and I hope you can visit Volcano again someday.

Aloha,
Adam
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AZ
Reviewed 20 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Yi_Califo...
Los Angeles, California
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“Very pleasant stay at Hale Apapane!”
Reviewed 5 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Hale Apapane. The house was spacious, clean, bright and very nicely built, with many beautiful and unique wood furniture. Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed our one night there. We wish we stayed longer. The house was surrounded by trees, and in such a tranquil setting. It felt very private and peaceful. it's truly a relaxing environment to spend the night. The kids toys were a wonderful touch, my 3 year old had fun playing the Lego blocks. The house is conveniently located, within short drive to the Volcano park and restaurants. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we hope to be back!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Salt Lake City
Reviewed 1 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Reviewed 20 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Management Response
20 Jul 2013
I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and very sorry about the oven not working, and the extra toilet paper being dropped off late. We normally use one of the best housekeepers in the area, but had to use a substitute that day, which won't happen again. The oven has been fixed, of course.
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