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    Kona Kai Motel

    1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
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          Overview
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 20 May 2012

          Being our first time visiting Sanibel island, we were very impressed with the atmosphere, the beaches the restaurants and the laid back atmosphere here. It is refreshing to know that the gulf coast of Florida is not entirely plastered over with high-rises. We stayed here...More

          2  Thank GermanyNeedtotravel
          Reviewed 5 May 2012

          Great place to stay very clean friendly good location,Clean pool nice decked area.nice eating places close by.Some of the best beaches in Florida shell collectors dream on Sanibell and Captiva Island don't miss the The Bubble Room on Captiva.

          1  Thank teejay11
          Reviewed 19 April 2012

          My girlfriend and I were on the tail end of our journey around the coasts of Florida-from West Palm-down to the keys-on up the gulf side where we landed at Kona Kai/Sannibel (our last night). If only we had budgetted more time for Sannibel and...More

          3  Thank Keith C
          Reviewed 19 April 2012

          Our vacation at the Kona Kai has sadly just ended but we will cherish our memories for a long long time. We visited with our two teenagers and stayed in one of the accommodations called a suite. We had a bedroom with 2 queen beds,...More

          4  Thank Lola L
          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
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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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          • US$ 137 - US$ 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
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          Jaime T
          What rooms are the most private for a romantic get away?
          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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          janiemoss
          I need to know who the owners are. Mother, Louise Harrah Pack was my mother and she told me that Poppy's (Walter Harrah) sister owned this motel. I imagine the children, my cousins, of my great aunt run the motel now. Will be in Tampa with my daughter during the month of March and would love to visit the motel and perhaps stay a night or two. Thanks. Alverdia
          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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