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Tropical Round House on Big Island of Hawaii

Welcome to our round house - Located on ten secluded acres of Hawaiian paradise.
19 reviews
Welcome to our round house - Located on ten secluded acres of Hawaiian paradise.
Our Driveway
Wrap-around stairwell
Expansive covered decks
Relax and Enjoy
Fully-stocked Kitchen.
Chef's gas range
Interior Living Room
Indoors, enjoy the formal dining room.
Outdoors, dining 'al fresco.'
Dining on the deck.
Outdoor Living Room
Upstairs full bath
Hand-made glass tiles
Cool breezes coming into Bedroom
Bedroom sitting area / study
Downstairs master bathroom
Copper wash basin and fixtures
Slate shower in downstairs bath
Full modern laundry
Take a dip in the nearby warm ponds
Easy access to famous Waipio Valley
Akaka Falls - less than an hour away
Visiting the volcano
The small town of Pahoa is nearby for groceries and several excellent restaurants
Aerial view of Hilo Bay
Hilo is our closest 'big' city, with movies, department stores and international airport
Every night there's a show...
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
My Big Island home, near Pahoa Hawaii, is a unique, custom-built round, house located in a clearing at the top of a long approach hill, on ten acres of completely secluded rain forest. It is completely private and in a very relaxed setting. The house is solar powered and equipped with all modern comforts and appliances. It has a spacious 500 sq ft.+ bedroom with a queen sized bed and double bed with adjoining private bath and the same queen sized bed in a smaller second bedroom upstairs with a full bath on the same floor. Both are very private. Upstairs floor features full size futon bed, huge kitchen, living room, with 3 sets of french doors that open onto a huge outdoor living room/ lanai/ dining room for a breakfast lunch or dinner indoors or out as you choose. Lots of room. The open-plan design works for families, or a smal... Read more
About the Owner, Sharon D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
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Angie C
1 review
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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My family of 4 had the absolute pleasure of staying at the round house for 6 days and found it to be an unforgettable experience. This home and surrounding land is enchanting and the only negative we found was leaving it!! The drive up the drive way is far enough away from the main road to feel secluded and private....

Management response:

Am so pleased you all enjoyed it so much. It was a great pleasure to host you and suggest yiubreturn someday. The Tropical Round House is always waiting. May you anticipate that when lots is stressing!


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Great Falls, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Excellent kitchen, very spacious and completely equipped, beautiful bathrooms, comfortable beds, spacious and very clean. It would be very easy to get to from Hilo, just past Pahoa, very convenient, but directions were very confusing (so we will send the owner our suggestions when we get a chance). Very lush, tropical, and located right by the Lava Tree State park....

Management response:

Thanks for taking the time to review. I am so glad you enjoyed it and would welcome any suggestions on how to be sure our guests find us easily. Most do but improvements and new ideas are always welcome!


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Rebecca T
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 5 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We recently spent 11 wonderful nights at the Round House. We will never stay anywhere else on the Big Island. Sharon is amazing, responds promptly to emails and texts, and she wants her guests happy. Her caretaker, Jasmine, clearly loves this house and prepares it beautifully for guests. Both Sharon and Jasmine responded right away to questions we had during...

Management response:

Thanks much for the nice review. Only upstairs French doors three sets that open out onto covered 700 square foot deck, are unscreened and are very high, so have almost no need for screens. Very very few bugs there as you noted. Thanks for all the wonderful suggestions for guests You found a lot of great gems. Sadly Hot Dog...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Kings
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: $720 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $252 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Ours is a rural location close to major attractions. The town of Pahoa, 2 miles away, is a charming sleepy, historic 'Sugar Cane Railroad Village' that is still most like 'Old Hawaii,' not touristed as many such places are in the Islands. But nonetheless, Pahoa has arguably the greatest concentration of excellent small restaurants on the Big Island.
Our house is only 15 minutes from a large natural, lava rock, warm thermal pool and several other such small pools for delicious swimming, next to the Pacific Ocean. Ocean swimming and surfing is located only 20 minutes away by car. Also, great coral reef snorkeling. Located only one hour from Volcanoes National Park and not far from the mostly continuous active eruption of lava (which can also be viewed by helicopter or boat...
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How to get there
Airport: Hilo: 23.0 km
I send out detailed driving directions along with a house manual when payment is received.
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