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Manta Ray Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Lanai | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, individually decorated
Outdoor pool, open 5:00 AM to midnight, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 5:00 AM to midnight, sun loungers
Manta Ray Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Lanai | Terrace/patio
Manta Ray Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Lanai | Terrace/patio

Overview of Banyan Tree Sanctuary

Banyan Tree Sanctuary

3.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Breakfast available
  • Hot Tub
Map
73-4464 Kohanaiki Road, Kailua-Kona, HI, 96740

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation5 min drive
  • Popular LocationMountain Thunder Coffee Plantation10 min drive
  • Popular LocationKona Cloud Forest Sanctuary10 min drive
  • AirportKailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.)15 min drive

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About this area

Kailua-Kona

Located in Kailua-Kona, Banyan Tree Sanctuary is in a rural area and in the mountains. While the natural beauty of Kailua-Kona Beaches and Mauna Kea Summit can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out Kailua-Kona Wharf. Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation and Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation are also worth visiting. With kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation - 5 min drive
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park - 10 min drive
  • Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation - 10 min drive
  • Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary - 10 min drive
  • Kailua-Kona Beaches - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Kona Intl. Airport (KOA) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sakura - 9 min drive
  • Kona Coffee & Tea - 9 min drive
  • Krua Thai Cuisine - 10 min drive
  • Original Thai - 10 min drive
  • TK Noodle House Kona - 10 min drive

About this property

Banyan Tree Sanctuary

Transformed 3-star guesthouse in the mountains, renovated in 2016
You can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a terrace, and a garden at Banyan Tree Sanctuary. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna or hot tub, and indulge in a hot stone massage, reflexology, or a body treatment. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a library.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers
  • Free self parking
  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge), smoke-free premises, and concierge services
  • Massage treatment rooms, water sports equipment, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews say good things about the quiet location
Room features
All guestrooms are individually decorated, and feature comforts such as premium bedding, as well as amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the comfortable rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Recycling and LED light bulbs
  • Outdoor play area and limited housekeeping

Languages

English, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–noon: USD 10 per person

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub
  • Yoga classes

Conveniences

  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Water sports equipment

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor play area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Treatment room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

More

  • Beach towels
  • Renovated entire property - June 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Individually decorated
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and key retrieval information; access will be through a private entrance
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Please note that this property is vegetarian.

Access methods

Key retrieval, private entrance

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 3 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 40 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 2)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - W26748356-01
This property uses solar energy
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests should be aware that cats reside at this property.
Property Registration Number ta-023-725-0560-01

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Pool access available from 5:00 AM to midnight
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Banyan Tree Sanctuary House Kailua-Kona
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Kailua-Kona
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Guesthouse Kailua-Kona
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Guesthouse
Banyan Tree Sanctuary house
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Guesthouse
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Kailua-Kona
Banyan Tree Sanctuary Guesthouse Kailua-Kona

Frequently asked questions

Does Banyan Tree Sanctuary have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 5:00 AM–midnight.

Is Banyan Tree Sanctuary pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Banyan Tree Sanctuary?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Banyan Tree Sanctuary?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Banyan Tree Sanctuary?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Does Banyan Tree Sanctuary provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs 6:00 AM–11:00 PM on request. A fee of USD 40 per vehicle applies.

Where is Banyan Tree Sanctuary located?

Situated in the mountains, this spa guesthouse is within 6 mi (10 km) of Kailua-Kona Beaches, Mauna Kea Summit, and Kailua Pier. Kailua-Kona Wharf and Hualālai are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 22 out of 42 reviews" "
" "5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 13 out of 42 reviews" "
" "4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 42 reviews" "
" "3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 42 reviews" "
" "2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 42 reviews" "
" "1 - Terrible 0%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.6/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Douglas
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
The bed was comfortable. The room was large. We never met the hosts. Texts only. Not a place we would stay again.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Nathaniel Donald, Modesto
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was serene and beautiful. Nothing else like it on the island.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Laura
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was a perfect quiet getaway for a few nights! The property is beautiful, the owners were quick to respond and helpful! We will be staying again
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

4/5 Good

Verified traveler
Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Easy
Enjoyed it.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
We had a wonderful stay at the Banyan Tree Sanctuary. If you read the other reviews and the Sanctuary's own description, you will get a very good idea of the place and whether it is appropriate for you. The Sanctuary is located at the end of a one mile, one lane road built in to a hillside overlooking the shore; at the beginning the street appears suburban; by the end it appears to be in a tropical forest. There are a small number of rooms and none of what you would expect in a resort; so if you're coming for that kind of stay you won't find what you're looking for. Actually, that's not quite true--there is a lovely pool, a jacuzzi, and a sauna--but no room service, bar, or gift shop. Most of the time we had common areas to ourselves since the number of guests is small. The Sanctuary it is set up for yoga, meditation, and a small number of visitors; it is a small working farm for the partners who run/manage it. For guests, there is a full kitchen where you can make your own coffee/breakfast/meals. Coffee, tea, and some fresh fruits are provided, but anything else you bring in (vegan-friendly food only). Words like "tranquil" and "serene" recur in the reviews for a reason--it is quiet (well, there are almost always birds chirping), out of the way, and very relaxed. Sunrises and sunsets were particularly lovely. If that sort of stay sounds good to you, I would very highly recommend Banyan Tree Sanctuary. We were very sad to leave.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Antonio
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Banyan Tree Sanctuary is a very unique place to stay. If you want to get away from all the resorts and get a taste of nature & hawaiian culture then this is a place for you. As soon as I arrived I was amazed at how serene and peaceful the grounds were. The pool was kept nice, along with the kitchen and their sacred temple. A couple things I noticed were if you arrive at night or early morning before the sun rises, Banyan can get a little eerie. The place doesn’t have much light besides in the kitchen and where you park your car so I had to use my flash to see where I was going. Also, after my first day, the jacuzzi was covered so it made me not wanting to bother with getting inside it unfortunately. Regardless, Banyan is as spiritual as you make it. You can meditate or do your own yoga in the sacred temple as there’s no guided sessions. Same with the massages, I had no idea where that would be taking place. Although, they do provide you with everything you need in terms of towels, ocean gear, and other amenities. All in all, I believe you don’t find Banyan but Banyan finds you. So if you’re not into a real peaceful quiet getaway then I’d suggest going to a regular hotel. You will discover yourself and get peace of mind here, guaranteed.
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Pavlina N.
Beautiful sanctuary
We had a wonderful time at this beautiful property! Our weekend getaway was lovely perfectly restful! We’ll be back soon! I recommend The Banyan Tree Sanctuary to everyone who is looking for true relax and rest experience! Mahalo nui loa to the hosts!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
yes to quiet and hospitable. didn't like: no extra day available.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Christina
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Serenity
It’s a beautiful quiet serene place. No one bothers u at all.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Brooke
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Peaceful and unique
Owners and staff were great and so friendly and kind. If you are looking for a peaceful, quiet, quaint and unique place that isn’t your usual large chain hotel experience, I definitely recommend Banyan.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019