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Kona Kai Motel

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“hawaiian theme”(6 reviews)
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6 Mar.7 Mar.
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

This lovely motel is a welcoming respite on the Island of Sanibel. The Hawaiian tropical theme, lovely lush gardens, perfect pool & bbq area, and graciousness of the hosts Lynny & Brenda made my stay relaxing and memorable. The rooms are simple, clean, and welcoming....More

5  Thank SeattleLollipop
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We had a great time on our first visit to Kona Kai. We stayed in a suite, which was very room for the 3 of us (2 adults, 1 child). The grounds are beautiful. Even though it is on the main road, we could not...More

3  Thank beezneez123
Reviewed 3 April 2012

We only stayed 1 night at the Kona Kai Motel, but I guess first impression is usually the right one... The Manager Brenda is really sweet and extremely helpful. And at first glance the place looked nice; small cottages situated around a pool and BBQ...More

7  Thank Mai C
Response from bellaluck, Manager at Kona Kai MotelResponded 4 April 2012

Dear Mai C, Thank you for your kind words about me and my interactions with my guests. I wish I had been approached about your dissatisfaction with your accommodation. I would never hesitate to move a guest to another room if asked. The Kona Kai...More

Reviewed 23 March 2012

We would like to keep secret what we have discovered at Kona Kai. We don't want EVERYONE to know what a great place this is to stay on Sanibel..First of all, the location is perfectly in the middle for shopping, beaching, eating, and biking. We...More

1  Thank FANDM
Reviewed 22 March 2012

i was aghast at the review I read by Nana G when I went online today to book my annual stay at the Kona Kai. My family and I have been vacationing on Sanibel/Captive for the past 20 years. We had always stayed at the...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 153 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
USD 153 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Response from Amy S | Reviewed this property |
The Tiki Cottage is a stand-alone structure at the back of the property. It does not share walls with other rooms, but it's next to the gravel parking lot and the porch is just feet from your neighbors. Windows are set high... More
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