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Hilltop Haven in Waimea

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*  Economical in price, but luxuriant in the amenities will be your home away from home as you explore and hang out in paradise.  The Big Island has 11 of the world's 13 climatic zones so you will always find the sun & adventure somewhere!!

* Central location to the best Big Island tourist attractions including: Kohala Coast Golf Courses, Volcano National Park, Waipio Valley, ziplines (the Big Island boasts of 8 ziplines), Mauna Kea Observatories and world renown beaches such as Hapuna Beach, Mauna Kea Beach & “A” Bay (only 15 – 30 minutes away).

* Finest restaurants in Hawaii right in the town of Waimea (walking distance), home of the world famous Parker Ranch, one of the largest ranches in America.  One of their green pastures is just outside our front door.

* Talk story with hosts willing to share their experiences of the island and to provide unique personal 4 wheel drive tours of Mauna Kea and Waipio Valley.

* Have added a rollaway cot for those wishing to bring 1 additional person, a youth or younger would be best suited.

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Patsy & Dale Trefz (808) 885-6467

studio rental amenities

* Everything you need for the beach: towels, snorkel gear, ice chests, lounge chairs, boogie boards, and more!!

* Your own private, sheltered entrance.

* Well-equipped kitchen and hosts who are there for you to meet every unexpected need.  When you’re here, you’re Ohana (family).

* Free unlimited long distance & local phone calls, wireless internet access, satellite television, DVD & VHS with sound system with iPod dock, laundry facilities, shower, queen bed, hair dryer, iron, books, games and fresh flowers.

* Whether you want to sun bathe, hike trails few visitors have seen, ride horses, take ATV tours, bird watch, swim with the dolphins, whale watch in the winter, photograph spectacular flowers or take in the sunrises and sunsets it’s all here and more, just out your doorstep at Hilltop Haven!!

* This is a "No Smoking", smoke free studio & home, helping to keep Hawaii beautiful.

* Barbecue grill (gas) for your enjoyment.  Buy some fresh off the boat fish at the local fish market and have your own 5 star meal.

* Additional single rooms with attached bath or shared bath, upstairs in the main house are also available on a very limited basis.

* Just added: solar photovoltaic system to our already present solar hot water.  Enjoy our "green" home.

Our philosophy is that your dream trip to Hawaii shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg for accommodations when your real objective is to see what the Big Island has to offer.  But make no mistake, this is one of the most beautiful, cleanest accommodations you will find, rivaling the most luxuriant rooms in the finest resorts.  We have just recently remodeled the whole house and you will reap the benefits.  Located in THE prime location atop Waimea.  After a hot day at the beach unwind in fresh clean Waimea where you will sleep in wonderful comfort.  With even a fireplace (gas – no mess) to take the chill away if you need it.

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The following is what some of our guests have to say about their experience at Hilltop Haven.

SL from Santa Fe, NM  "Thank you so much for your gracious hospitality!!!  I feel so rejuvenated.  Haven't slept so soundly and deeply in ages!  My best to you both.  A hui ho..."

SB from Honolulu  "Beautiful home and warm hospitality.  Thanks so  much..."

CA from Edomonton, AB  "The wonderful company of you guys and letting us stay in your beautiful home was awesome.  I really enjoyed the golf and zipline and snorkeling.   The drive to Waipio was unbelievable.  Thank you for your second to non hospitality"

BA from Sedgewick, AB  "I enjoyed the tours throughout the vast countryside and different climates.  Definitely will be back to SNUBA and dive again and to go zip-lining.  Thank you so much!"

S&B F from WA  "Hilltop Haven was absolutely the perfect home - away- from home for us.  The studio apt. is comfortable, homey and provided for our every need down to the last detail.  The location was perfect for us."

L&B G from Sask.  "This has been an incredible vacation...the sights underwater were awesome.  Dale, our trip to the Waipio Valley was definitely a little like heaven."

K&J B from CA.  "We enjoyed visiting your island.  Waimea is a great little town.  We understand why you choose to live here.  The studio room that we stayed in was lovely"

D&P W from CA  "Sure hate to leave this beautiful location and wonderful studio.  The pictureson your site don't do the room justice, and we will certinaly recommend your place to others. 

DL from CA  "Beautiful home, friendly people, wonderful weather, wish I could stay longer.  Thanks for your hospitality... PS  I left my heart in Hawaii."

B&B A from GA  "Hilltop Haven definitely did not disappoint, but instead it far exceeded our expectations.  The town of Waimea is so lovely.  We enjoyd using your studio as our starting point for adventures to Two Step for snorkeling, a breathtaking drive to S. Kona, shopping, exploring the resort areas, taking in a beautiful sunset at A Bay and a nice drive through Cowboy Country and on up to Hawi.  While we are sad to be leavingthe Big Island we know & trust that the time we spent here will forever live on in our memories."

vacation rental rates

* Rates:  $145/night, $925/week/single or double occupancy.   $50 cleaning fee and taxes apply.  Two (2) night minimum stay.  50% deposit required, balance due 30 days prior to arrival.  Cancellation allowed prior to 14 days before arrival, subject to 10% withholding.  Call or email for special offers.

*FYI this Waimea is on the Big Island or the island of Hawaii in the chain of islands known as Hawaii.  If looking our town up on a map it may alternatively appear as "Kamuela", the name that the Post Office gave us, but to locals, this IS Waimea! :)

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Highly Recommend Hilltop Haven!

Review submitted: March 12, 2013   Date of arrival: February 15, 2013

Everything about Hilltop Haven was a pleasant surprise for us! The studio apt. was well laid out and furnished comfortably. We found it easy to settle in there and feel "at home" away from home. Some of the amenities we enjoyed the most were the well stocked kitchen, the built-in fireplace (kept us warm and cozy),easy cable and internet access, the nice sitting area and the comfortable bed. The place was very clean and was far more "luxurious" than our Castle Hilo hotel room (the other place we stayed on the island.). It was also less expensive.

The owners were so friendly and did everything they could to make our stay enjoyable including being flexible with check in and out times and supplying us everything we needed in regards to beach gear. They also recommended sites to see, which helped us have a very enjoyable visit. One of the highlights of the trip was getting to snorkel with dolphins at Honaunau.

Hilltop Haven is located in Waimea, the northern part of the island. For those wanting to spend most of their time in Kona, this might be a disadvantage since it is about an hours drive down there. However, we found the location to be a good central spot for all of our island sightseeing which took us just about every direction on the Big Island. And there are plenty of great beach areas 15-20 minutes away.

Overall, we highly recommend!

Broc and Sherisa

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


Gracious and Hospitable Place

Review submitted: July 25, 2012   Date of arrival: July 15, 2012

This rental exceeded our expectations. Great care has been given to the design and maintenance of the apartment. It had all the conveniences to make our stay enjoyable. The owners are gracious hosts even loaning us snorkeling gear. The property is well positioned to access the majority of the island. Waimea has excellent grocery stories and restaurants. The weather was quite rainy for the first half of our stay, but within 5 minutes we could drive to sunshine and warm temperatures. The best beach on the island is only 15 minutes away. We will recommend these accommodations to our friends.

Recommended for: sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 3 / 3


Pure Heaven at Hilltop Haven

Review submitted: November 17, 2011   Date of arrival: November 6, 2011

If I could rate Hilltop Haven as a 10 stars experience, I would! Everything as you see, plus the aloha from the host Patsy and Dale gave us the freedom as well as the friendly advice of the island. Dale took us into Waipi'o Valley which was a dream come true for us. Sleeping in the mist with just a drive down the hill into the sunshine and coming back to a fireplace, warm shower and a cozy bed. Truly the best place to stay on the Big Island. Many Thanks!

Helpful votes: 6 / 6


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Patsy & Dale Trefz (808) 885-6467

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