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Fantastic mountain, lake and bay views

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio


About the property

Studio Apartment with wonderful views

Ocean and mountain views from your own lanai across Kailua Bay and the Koolau Mountains. Our studio apartment sits on a hillside in Kailua with no houses behind so it is very private and quiet. The accommodation totals 700sq ft including the 400sq ft studio and the 300 sq ft lanai. Facilities include, Air Conditioning, fridge, microwave, kitchenette with hot plate, toaster, coffee maker, crockery, cutlery and glassware. There is a Queen size bed, cable TV, wireless internet and dedicated off road parking. We do recommend hiring a car as it is a one mile drive to Kailua Town and two miles to Kailua beach. The studio is a separate building just across from our main house and has its own private entrance.

More Details

Karen & Ralph Shelbourne
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Keolu Hills, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • studio
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(39 traveler reviews)

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Fantastic mountain, lake and bay views
average rating of 4.820513 based on 39 reviews

Well worth it

  • 5 of 5

The Shelbournes were friendly and gracious, the accommodations cozy and comfortable, and the view from the veranda was priceless. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your positive comments and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Come again anytime!!
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Wonder views

  • 5 of 5

Karen is just the sweetest person. She made us feel so welcomed from the minute we arrived till we had to go. The views are just gorgeous. We left the blinds open the whole time. At night on moonless night the stars cover the sky. Coming from San Diego where a night sky has just a few stars this was refreshing. The location is nestled on a hillside that over looks the village with the ocean shimmering in the distant. Shopping is close at hand as well as tasty restaurants. You just can’t go wrong staying here. We will be back!

  • Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view, fantastic location, wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just stayed here for 6 days and absolutely loved our time in Kailua! Karen and Ralph were great hosts and we would stay here again without hesitation. The location is beautiful and very quiet. The views of the mountains, ocean, and town of Kailua are simply amazing from this unit and the private lanai offers a wonderful place to enjoy some morning coffee or a drink before bed. You’ll have everything you need to cook up some food of your own or reheat some leftovers from the many amazing local restaurants in the area. The pineapple, bananas, and coffee provided by the hosts is a very nice touch! If you’re looking for a quiet getaway at a great location that’s out of the main tourist area and gives you a better overall experience of what Hawaii has to offer, do yourself a favor and consider staying here!

  • Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. So happy you both had a great time and great weather! Please come again and stay with us!
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Great views, quiet location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here two nights in November and it was great! It's in a quiet neighborhood and easy to get to. We would definitely stay here again if we ever go back to Oahu!

  • Submitted: 11-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Shauna, so glad you had a great stay and you are welcome back any time!
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Very nice property, amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We were only here two nights, but it was great. Nice studio, comfortable bed, amazing view. If you need anything, the owners are happy to accommodate. We would stay again. Thank you.

  • Submitted: 8-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jane and Steve for staying with us. So happy you enjoyed your short visit. Yes, please come again!
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Beautiful Property and Kind Hosts

  • 5 of 5

An excellent stay at a spot with a spectacular view.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended

Our property is on the hill top in Kailua in a very quiet residential neighborhood. Quiet time from 10pm!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Keolu Hills, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$83.28
Tax Rate 13.75%

Cancellation fee: 100% refund if cancelled more than 30 days before arrival date. Balance preferably paid by cash or US bank check on arrival.

Monthly rentals preferred but shorter stays considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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