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Kona Islander Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here on two occasions on our trip to the Big Island, and loved both rooms. We were in room # 206 for a week. It was in the main building, was updated, very nice, and had a lovely pool view from the lanai. We liked our stay so much that we upgraded to an ocean view for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on the top floor and had to carry our luggage up the stairs - there are no lifts. Service is very poor. There are car parks but they are limited so get in quick!!! Service is very very poor. Would not recommend to family or friends.

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bellingham, wa
Reviewed 2 April 2017

1st .. staff was nice ..but they have no control over what you get .. I booked a condo with a water view ... nope no can do .. misadvertisement... private owners rent out in a pool and buyer beware you don't know what you will get ... about 30 of the 140 units have a view ... oh they...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We scheduled this through RCI using Disney Vacation Club points. The room was clean and adequte. On the second day we note that the TV did not work and the toilet stopped flushing leaving us with a brown soup. That was resolved except that the TV would go into power save and shut off automatically. The staff do not give...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We only stayed two nights at the Kona Islander Inn while we waited for our condo at another location to be ready. It was recommended to us by our booking agency at a special "red eye" rate of $90/night. Wow, I thought, why not stay our full 9 days there for that price? Thank goodness we didn't. They are bachelor...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We booked this place through Expedia- 3 rooms, for 5 people. First of all, it is not a hotel, it actually has apartments which belong to different owners- no cleaning service or change of towels. Which would not be a problem, if it was advertised as such. Then, the owners provide nothing: no soap, shampoo, or even hair drier. The...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We booked this unit not through the hotel but on-line through an Expedia ad advertising an "Ocean front studio/condo at Kona Bali Kai". Our request was forwarded to an agent representing an owner who (we assume) approved our request, at which point we paid a non-refundable amount to Expedia by credit card for the accommodation for the whole period. Prior...

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Escondido, California
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The Inn itself is older, and its small grounds had pretty tropical plants. While our studio unit (#248) was somewhat austere and the bathroom and microwave/refrigerator area tiny, it was comfortable. We thought the pretty ocean view and great location within walking distance to many restaurants and shops made up for it! We loved sitting out on the balcony and...

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Pine Grove, California
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Their website shows a clean, beautifully decorated rm w/ fresh furniture. Nowhere in their website nor on the phone do they tell you these are individually owned condos/time-shares and that it's up to the owner on how well the rm is maintained. Our rm, #335, was furnished w/ old thrift shop furniture that was well used. It was NOT a...

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

There were no wash cloths, no dish cloths, paper towels or toilet paper.We had to purchase our own. Upon arrival, I opened a bottle of club soda which fizzed onto the floor. The only thing available was a white bath towel....it came up dirty after wiping the floor. Saw several cockroaches, which I was NOT happy about. About the only...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kona Islander Inn

Address: 75-5776 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1759
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $178 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kona Islander Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Kona Islander Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Islander Inn Kailua Kona
Islander Inn Kona
Kona Islander Inn Hotel
Kona Islander Inn Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“Splurge and get an ocean view room.”
chiefstringbean, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“One or two nights”
HansKr, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Research the exact room before you book. I can't stress this enough.”
  • The view almost made us forget the problems with the room
antikat, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 244 which was a nice ocean view but some car noise, which I felt was minimal”
tinab304, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Read the reviews - it's clear that some rooms are great, some are awful. Ours was very good!”
kimber55ley, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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