We offer two county-licensed bedrooms to rent short-term that are part of our home. This listing is for our Balcony Room.
Our location is terrific in an exclusive, highly-desirable part of beautiful Kailua. But please be advised that our house is nearly 50 years old. It has not been renovated and some areas show its age more than others, including these guestrooms.
Staying with us is more like staying with your friends. If you are expecting 5-star accommodations, this is not for you.
This is a licensed vacation rental guest room which is a part of our home located on canal in exclusive Kainalu Park just several lots from where President Obama vacation for 9 years in a row. It is the "Balcony Room" of two second story guest bedrooms, and has a patio balcony overlooking the canal. The room has a private bathroom accessible from within the room (en suite), air conditioning, a queen size bed and cable TV. WiFi Internet is provided at no charge; reception for it is best from downstairs common areas. There is an exterior access to the room apart from our regular access to the house, so coming in later is not a problem. There is a kitchenette and laundry area that is shared between the Balcony and Interior rooms. The Interior Room is not rented too often so having to share this space is not a certainty. Downstairs common areas include large lanai with ping pong table (see if U can beat us in doubles!). Over 250' of great canal frontage provides idyllic viewing of kayakers and turtles. Private gated beach access is a short walk around the block.
Two person per room limit. Sorry, young children not allowed due to our unique staircase which has widely spaced vertical support poles.
We do not provide meals nor snacks, but do provide complimentary canned juices, coffee and tea. There is no daily maid service but requests are honored for changing of linens/towels.
See our other Airbnb listings for "interior" room and both rooms rented together.
Rate includes 9.25% "room tax" and 4.7% "sales tax" that we are required to pay to state.
Please note higher holiday rates Dec 15 - Jan 5.
My wife and I are on site and happy to offer advice and interact with guests.
Please park curbside fronting the house instead of in driveway so no one gets blocked in (our truck and trailered boat are usually in driveway). In fact, parking curbside further from our driveway/mailbox (and closer to the light pole) makes for better access to back side of house where your unit is.
The neighborhood is very exclusive so guests are asked to conduct themselves accordingly. No ping-pong or other significant noise after 10 pm, especially on lanai.
Visitors of guests are not allowed on property without our specific permission.
I am a lifetime Kailua resident. Live with wife, Bird, where we own and manage our vacation rental as part of our home. Retired from police department, I stay busy maintaining this and other rental properties in Kailua, doing most upkeep on my own. I stay active with slow-pitch softball, tennis, kayaking and ping-pong.