Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

All bookings are final, no cancellations or refunds.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Security deposit of half the total amount is required.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Pineapple Park Kona is located above Kealakekua Bay, offering one of the most pristine kayaking, diving and snorkeling adventures in Hawai'i. We're also located only ten minutes away (by driving) from the City of Refuge, the archaeological site, Honaunau 'Two Steps', snorkeling/diving area, and the popular sandy beach of Ho'okena. We also have manta ray snorkeling with a special rate for guests (only $80!). A leisurely drive north allows visitors to explore the many beautiful beaches along the Kona coast. A mini-mart, restaurants and a public bus stop are located directly across the hostel. A supermarket, several art galleries, cafe's, restaurants, a coffee and/or chocolate plantation tour are located only one mile away.
Our guests really enjoy the community kitchen and being able to cook their own fresh and healthy foods every day. They often enjoy their meals when watching the Hawaiian sunsets from our large, upstairs lanai overlooking the Pacific Ocean. There is also a community BBQ grill area to encourage socializing and the beginning of new friendships!

Office Hours: 08:00 a.m. to 09:00 p.m.
Check Out: 10:00 a.m.
In case of late arrival (extra fee involved) a notification in advance (at least a day in advance) is required in order to set all the arrangements needed to check you in
No late check-in after 9:00 P.M for Dorm Rooms.
If you are staying only one night there will be a special extra fee of $7 for dorms and $14 for private rooms

Pineapple Park Kona is proud to feature:
*Free Wi-Fi
*Free Secure Parking
*Free Coffee/Tea every morning
*Satellite TV with DVD player
*Discounted Kayak and Snorkel Gear Rental for Guests
*Discounted rate for Manta Ray Snorkeling Tours
*Kayak Transport Available
*Large Lanai with Ocean View
*Large Community Kitchen
*Indoor Common Area
*Outdoor Common Area
*Outdoor BBQ
*Security system with cameras all around the property
*Coin Washer/Dryer Machines
*Location really close to the Captain Cook Hiking Trail
*Dive Shop Located Across Hostel
*Next to Public Bus Stop (
*Public bus runs from Kona Airport to hostel at 4:50 p.m. (Mon-Sat).

Weekly/Monthly Rates Available. Please call or email us for more information.

Cancellation policy:

A cancellation is required 2 weeks prior to arrival to wave any sort of fee. Except the deposit taken by Hostel World. Pineapple Park is not related to or responsible for any deposit taken by Hostel World. If a cancellation is made less than two weeks prior to arrival the guest will be charged one night's stay - plus tax. And the deposit taken by Hostel World.

Special Policy: During times of high volume occupancy - Iron Man Week (from October 7th to October 14th), Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Week, and New Years Week- a 30 day Cancellation notice is required to wave any fee, except the deposit taken from Hostel World. In the Event that a guest cancels their reservation less than 30 days in advance to their arrival they will be charged the full amount of their reservation. In addition to the deposit taken by Hostel World.

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

During high season months we need to make a charge for the first night in order to hold the reservation View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 7.4

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    15 Feb 2020
    My first piece of advice is DONT BOOK THROUGH THE WEBSITE! They recently changed their policy and you pay more for the room than if you call the hostel directly. There’s also more options for rooms if you call them directly. We paid an extra $12 per night through the website for a mixed dorm. As for the hostel, the kitchen was fully stocked. Really great to have the free coffee in the morning. You definitely need a car in Hawaii but it’s still close to attractions. The staff was really nice.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Jan 2020
    A quiet and laid back place, small town feel; the facility is clean, a helpful staff, and reasonably valued. About an hour away from the airport but a nice drive. A walking distance (i was told that it's about an hour steep hike back up) to captain cook snorkeling site, was also told that it's the best snorkeling site in town. However, I have to find out for myself the information the next time around because I was not able to go. Will definitely stay here again on my next visit. Thank you!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    13 Jan 2020
    This hostel is amazing! Hands down one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. In such a beautiful location, view is on point and Sophia and staff are even better! If you are looking to do Kona cheaply I highly recommend this place! Definitely coming back
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    22 Feb 2020
    Even though the first encounter was a bit unpleasant generally the whole stay in the hostel was great: nice atmosphere, clean rooms and other shared spaces, great ocean view from the patio. I’d definitely recommend this place.
    Poland, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    18 Feb 2020
    The girl Sophia who worked there was so friendly and helpful! I booked a night snorkeling with manta ray trip through the hostel who offer a reduced rate which saves you about $70, so I would recommend that to anyone - it's well worth the money!! The rooms were great and there was a lovely covered outdoor seating area with a great view of the Pacific Ocean. I would recommend that you have a car to stay here though as it's driving distance from most places.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    05 Feb 2020
    Very friendly staff. Welcoming atmosphere. Great vibe.
    South Africa, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    08 Feb 2020
    It‘s a very nice hostel. We had a private room bathroom ensuite. The only minus is the distance to Kona. You can‘t really go out and drink, because you have to drive.
    Germany, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    30 Jan 2020
    This hostel was a comfortable, clean spot to lay my head. The quiet hours are well-observed, so it is quite a peaceful stay, even on the weekends. The facilities are nice and clean. It is a bit further from Kona than I expected (my own fault for not doing a proper maps-search), but totally manageable with a car. Would stay again.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 3.4


    13 Feb 2020
    We booked a private room & they gave away our room to someone else prior to check in. We were placed in a random room connected to a corridor with a sliding entrance door facing the street & parking lot. It was “locked” via a chain with a padlock. The corridor had huge windows with no drapes so anyone could just look in. While we were inside, multiple ppl tried to open the sliding door thinking it was the front office! It was creepy & not private at all! It was loud with traffic noise all nite!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 2.9


    07 Mar 2020
    I dont know HOW this hostel has the highest rating on the Kona side!!! I walked in and say I have a booking and get told oh I am sorry you dont I need some sort of confirmation, let me call someone that might know something.. Showers close at 10, oh wait EVERYTHING is closed at 10. My room turns out to be a block glass window that looks into the kitchen and the hallway , so fire happens I die. Ask for a roomkey you dont need one everything is safe, everytime I walked in there was no one ever!
    Canada, Female, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's