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    Kona Kai Motel

    1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
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    • Average7%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 354 reviews

    Reviewed 22 February 2017

    My wife and I stayed at the Kona Kai for one week during the prime tourist season. I would agree with most of the prior reviews. The people who work at the hotel are wonderful and do everything they can to make your stay memorable....More

    6  Thank Chris H
    Reviewed 21 February 2017

    We've stayed here twice before. It is quiet, comfortable and convenient. This time we booked late, and the only room available was a suite with kitchen. It was expensive, but we thought we would save by not going out to dinner. But there were almost...More

    Thank harvey44
    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    We spent five nights at this older, but quite wonderful motel. Our efficiency was clean, well maintained, quiet and most important -- comfortable. The grounds are lush and beautiful. This is about as far away from a chain hotel that you can get -- and...More

    1  Thank Mike S
    Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

    We definitely picked the short straw in the room allocation (room 1). Our room had virtually no natural light and faced a busy road. The room was cramped and poorly laid out. We were supposed to have a little porch with chairs and table (as...More

    Thank TadjuMS
    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    My sister and I stayed here while attending a family wedding on Sanibel. Kona Kai was a really cute little place. We had a motel room, it was pretty small, but very clean. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. We had the...More

    Thank Bonnie W
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 137 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
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    Jaime T
    29 March 2017|
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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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    22 January 2017|
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    Response from Clara P | Reviewed this property |
    Why don't you call the motel and ask?
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    "ask for a room with its own porch. In the winter it's nice to sit outside. Rooms in the back are..."
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    "Consider the bigger kitchenettes if you'll be doing much cooking, the extra space is worth it"
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    "Full size refrigerators are great, stove, oven if wanting to cook. Grills outside rooms, great table seating..."
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