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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I'm of the mindset that I don't go to Hawaii to sit in a hotel room. If it's clean and the bed is comfy, I'm more than happy. The Magic Sands is located far enough from the city centre that you don't feel the bustle yet close enough to shopping and entertainment that you don't feel isolated. It is nestled...

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Florence, Oregon
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Stayed in room 209 from the 17th to the 20th of February 2017. What a downer of second hand utensils, dirty dishes ,and the outdated furnishings along with a strong urine smell in the bathroom. No ac, fans, internet. Luckily I'm a seasoned martial artist do to the poor door lock systems throughout. I had to go to store to...

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Buford, Georgia
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed in condo #306, was well equipped with all you would need, my only complaint is the thermostat on the A/C is set too high for my liking and not adjustable. Nice park and beach on each side. Unless you can figure out the trolley, a car is a must, no where close to eat or shop.

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Buford, Georgia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The location is convenient to whatever you need and wherever you need to go. The views are beautiful and you are steps from a park and beach. The pool is well-located and has panoramic views. The complex itself is old and dated with close to no grounds. Judging from other reviews, some owners have taken better care of their units...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Room 208 Arrived today, filthy, lights and ceiling fans dont work. Wrong combination given for lock box so had to get someone out to open the door. Blinds missing and falling on the floor. Jalossi glass missing on door. Fans and cabinets covered in thick dust. Gave it a 1 because it is on the ocean

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Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had an enjoyable time and really appreciated the location: crashing surf, nice park next door on one side -- great beach on the other. The bed and bathroom were just fine, but the kitchen and some of the furnishings need work. Had a constant battle with small ants on the kitchen counter (keep your food in the refrigerator or on...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely place and we will go back here if we go to the Big Island again. We stayed in 301 which give you the best balcony. The apartment is dated but comfortable. Close enough to the village and the beach right next door was beautiful. Magic Sands is popular and we were lucky to get a last minute cancellation.

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3Thank pennywhistle2015
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This was a perfect getaway for my family. Large enough, great lanai, clean, so well stocked, easy walk to the beach. Quiet and great parking. We liked being a little bit out of the busy part of town. Found a great grocery store near by and a local pizza place. Definitely coming back!

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Boyds, Maryland
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I loved the condo at the Magic Sands. It is conveniently situated between a beach and a park, both within walking distance. The views were stunning and the room was well kept. Pool was beautiful and it felt like you were in the ocean.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stayed in Unit #314 - a corner unit on the top floor. The view is absolutely stunning and brilliant. Ceiling to floor windows on two sides overlook the ocean and adjacent park. The waves loudly crash right outside of the condo and you can easily hear the surf from every point inside. Fabulous way to fall asleep! The inside...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kona Magic Sands

Address: 77-6452 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2499
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $224 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kona Magic Sands 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Try to get one of the suites with a lanai (deck). It doubles the space.”
  • What a view to wake up to! (#304)
antikat, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“make sure it's renovated and has internet as well as ac”
surfcastmark, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“301 overlooks the pool, beach and ocean.”
  • The corner of our large balcony in room 301
  • The beach right next to Magic Sands
pennywhistle2015, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a review of unit #314. As these are individually owned units, interior of units likely varies greatly.”
717sfg, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the best views are on the left side of the building. I DO NOT recommend 301 though.”
738brada, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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