Bamboo Jungle House

3829 Waha Rd., Kalaheo, Kauai, Hawaii, 96741, United States | B&B
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This B&B, located on 3829 Waha Rd., Kalaheo, is near Wings Over Kauai Tours, Spouting Horn, Spouting Horn, and Kauai Coffee Company.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Bamboo Jungle House Kalaheo

    Wonderful B&B (disregard any comments prior to Sept 2004, The New Owners Are The Best Hosts You Can Wish For)

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    The Bamboo Jungle House with its new owners (Lucy & Terry) HAS to be the best B&B on the island!!! It is extremely clean (and we talk of experience it is not easy to find on the island...) the rooms are very nicely decorated in the local style, the welcome is extremely warm and the delicious breakfast by Cook Terry is quickly going to be famous! Add to that picture very romantic spa, pool and lush garden...and look at the very reasonable prices... We just loved it!!!

    Helene

    Paradise on the Garden Island

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    Warm, welcoming, witty, flexible, and fun. Those are just a few of the words that describe the Bamboo Jungle House's new owners/operators. From the first phone call to make arrangements to the very last "aloha", this was a B&B experience that just can't be beat.

    Situated on a hillside near the Kukuiolono Golf Course and overlooking the valleys near Poipu, this sparkling clean house with a secluded tropical garden and ocean views is comfortable and restful. Don't miss staring at the starry sky while soaking in the hot tub! (Other guests also enjoyed the lap pool.)

    Lucy and Terry are genuinely interested in their guests' comfort. They were open to making small changes to their normal schedule so accomodate my business schedule (earlier breakfast so I could get to the office on time) and offered to let me move the table from the lanai into the room so I could work at night. The lighting in the room was perfect for reading, and the scent of the locally made candles and soaps brightened my spirit every time I opened the door to the room. For once, there were enough hangars in a hotel room! The vases of fresh tropical flowers (some from their garden) splashed every room with color.

    B&B's can be awkward at breakfast time when everyone gathers together -- but Lucy and Terry have a knack for making strangers into guests in no time. Terry's cooking is healthful, delicious and plentiful, supplemented with locally grown fresh fruits and toast with locally made jams. Lucy knows how to get people talking about anything and everything, and Terry knows just when to throw in a"zinger" comment. On the two days I got to eat breakfast with the other guests, breakfast conversation lasted almost two hours, with much laughter and LOTS of local "tourist" information.

    When you stay anywhere for 8 days, the quality of the accomodations can make or break a trip. Without a doubt, I'd recommend staying at the Bamboo Jungle House, and look forward to my next stay there.

    Everything in Perfect Order Now

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    Date of Stay: November 28 - December 6, 2004

    Truly an exquisite Inn!

    A few years ago I spent two weeks here. I had a wonderful time and for the most part the Inn was in pretty good shape. After a bit of research, it sounded as if the years had not been kind (which is common in the tropics) so I called and spoke with Lucy before booking. What a wonderful surprise! The new owners are not only delightful people but they have put a tremendous amount into the Inn. I am very picky about the conditions of where I stay and I can honestly say that everything was in perfect order, something I rarely find in even big name Hawaiian hotels costing three times as much per night.

    Lucy and Terry were so friendly and helpful. I can't remember the last time I received such personal service with such sincerity. All this and in what is by my estimation the best location in all of the Hawaiian Islands.

    The next time I return to Kauai, I already know where I'll be staying! Thank you Lucy and Terry!

    The Best Honeymoon Spot!

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    My husband and I had the pleasure of being the first guests of the new owners at the Bamboo Jungle House. We stayed for our honeymoon in November 2004. The moment we walked into the door, we were transported into our own secret hideaway. We stayed in the Waterfall Suite for five days, and we couldn't have been more pleased! Terry and Lucy Ryan are the new owners, and you couldn't ask to meet anyone nicer. They have just purchased the B&B from previous owners, and they have redone all the rooms. The Suite had been freshly decorated and was very clean. Lucy and Terry continually went our of their way to make us feel welcome. Every morning, they made us a full breakfast to start our day, and they were always on hand to help us find a hidden beach or the wonderful soap and candle shop in Koloa. Make sure that you don't miss out on the wonderful waterfall hot tub! It was wonderful after a long day! I knew that if we stayed in a hotel room, we would have minimal privacy, and we wanted somewhere that we could relax and enjoy being together with no real timetable to follow. I was so pleased to find the Bamboo Jungle House and my husband and I would recommend it to anyone. We already have tenative plans to return for our two year anniversary for a longer stay!

    Website is misleading

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    Stayed here around Christmas ----Website is very misleading. No !! Ocean View anywhere!!!Hosts had minimal personality beyond , what we felt , was their labored greeting at arrival.House is in a busy local neighborhood-----get ready for a heavy dose of traffic noise, especiially early mornings and evening and nights on the weekend. Lousy value for the money!!!Would not stay here again!

    Mediocre B & B

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    We recently returned from our trip to Hawaii- though we loved the island of Kauai, the B&B left alot to be desired. We have stayed at other B&B's in New York state and have gotten alot more for our money. For starters, the breakfast is ONLY fruit that they give you the first day ! We stayed for 5 nights and that is all we got. We did not get new towels or linens and the room was never cleaned. Actually, the room was pretty dirty when we got there -there were ants along the walls. The owners were only there 2 nights to turn on the hot tub for us and were never around during the day. We only saw them once during the 5 days - the day we arrived. It seems to me that they do more than just run the B&B. There is no "ocean view" from anywhere either - the trees and shrubbery are all too tall. It is located on a very busy residential street with alot of traffic and roosters. It is located about 15 minutes from Poipu and a few minutes to any major roads. We were disappointed by the experience and should have spent alittle more money to stay at the one of the resorts in Poipu. If you are JUST looking for a roof over your head and a place to crash, this B&B will suffice. We wish we would have done more research before booking our trip.

    Honeymoon Heaven!

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    The Waterfall Suite was the most romantic place I've ever stayed.!

    Waking up to the sound of the waterfalls was heaven! The other reviews here are so untrue! We found Doug & Judy to be so helpful and the perfect hosts who attended to our every need. We're planning to go back next year! Debra Silverman

    Musty down below

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    The hospitality of the hosts left ALOT to be desired. We felt that the rooms lacked a comfort level we have experienced elsewhere for similar prices. The downstairs room had a particularly "musty" feel to it. Definitely looked better on the website than in real life! Rate 3-4 out of 10

    What planet are these people from?

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    Beautiful property but these owners lack any warmth and felt as if we were interfering with their life. Isn't a Band B all about sharing your home. And they call breakfast a very soft papaya annd make your own coffee. Really cold and distant proprietors. Too busy to care. Felt like we were a burden when asking about things to do or directions.

    Wheres the beef?

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    The Bamboo Jungle House was a wonderful place to stay. The owners are very nice and warm people. The pool is fabulous and the fountain captavating. The bedrooms warm and inviting. All in all our stay at the Jungle House was wonderful. But...a bowl of fruit does not a breakfast make.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Bamboo Jungle House Kalaheo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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