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Koa Wood Hale

75-184 Ala Onaona St, Hawaii's Big Island, Kailua-Kona, USA, Distance from city centre: 0.7km

Rating: 66% from 11 reviews

  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 76%Staff
  • 56%Security
  • 61%Cleanliness
  • 65%Location
  • 69%Value for money
  • 63%Facilities

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  • I think they must be all poor because I tried to speak to the owner, or manager and two guys tag teamed each other over my age! Told me it was a "YOUTH HOSTEL" and I should find another place to stay. When I called the next day, after booking on line the other guy said are you the older woman, what name did you use to book on line. I told him. He said you won't be staying here. I asked to speak to managment, He said I am. OK THEN! RUDE AND I HOPE THE OWNER CALLS ME!
  • 20%
  • 19 Apr 2015 denice
  • This place was magical. Truly the best hostel in the world, like they say! Very friendly and flexible.
  • 89%
  • 10 Apr 2015 Paul New Zealand
  • Good hostel, friendly staff, very 'big island' Hawaiian style, rooster was annoying but better than car horns
  • 80%
  • 06 Apr 2015 Anonymous Australia
  • Nice, clean place. Great atmosphere
  • 89%
  • 05 Mar 2015 Noelle USA
  • The manager and all the staff were great, very helpful in every way. There were a few island insects around the building but that is to be expected. I went at a very hot time of year and there was no central air conditioning but this was minor. One thing I noticed was that there wasn't even a hint of theft. I had a really great time and will return to this Hostel
  • 89%
  • 26 Sep 2014 Leif Canada
  • Quite a bit of maintenance required. Things either dont work or are in poor condition. It was unbearably hot and no air conditioning. Door locks were dodgy. Place was lovely and clean and staff very helpful.
  • 60%
  • 20 Sep 2014 Margaret
  • Kind of dirty and some things were broken.. Like a part of my bed... And the fan in the room didn't work so it got REALLY hot during the night.
  • 37%
  • 22 Jun 2014 Josefine Sweden
  • This was by far the filthiest hostel I've ever been too. You can smell weed everywhere, the floor was sticky *they ask you to walk around barefoot. The rooms stunk of bad armpit & feet odor. Don't bother locking your doors, everyone can just pull the screen door and go in that way. The Asian host looks like he is high as a bat and by his raggy clothes can be mistaken for a hobo. I saw cockroaches running around the public area and maggots on the trash bin cover. Sleep in ur car instead!
  • 23%
  • 26 May 2014 Anonymous Philippines
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