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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed on the big island for eight nights in three totally different hotels/locations. I was at the Kona Tiki for my first four nights and it was by far my favorite. If you require luxury, a TV, air conditioning or a sandy beach front property, this isn't it. But if you're looking for a charming, quiet, comfortable, affordable hotel... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent four nights at the Kona Tiki Hotel and had a great time. Be warned that the rooms don't have TVs or phones, air conditioning, and the wifi is iffy, but if you are trying to get away from it all, this isn't bad at all. Our room was clean and the view was awesome. For the price you... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Two of the best things about this hotel were Gary & Michelle who run the place - so helpful, friendly, easy-going and amenable. The pool - right next to the ocean - was a treat, as was the mini-jungle in the grounds, full of finches and doves cooing and chirping. Breakfast of fruit and bagels etc served between the pool... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We spent three nights here in a single (queen) room on the ground floor. The room itself was clean, comfortable, and functional, and included a handy frig. The lanai offered a spectacular view of waves crashing over the seawall a few feet away and onto the pocket beach next door. There's even a pool, though we didn't use it. Occasional... More 

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Monett, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We depend upon Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed with the Kona Tiki which got great reviews. We LOVED our time here and will definitely stay here again!! Michelle and Gary were fabulous to help with activity plans and recommendations. The room was clean and comfortable. The best part was falling asleep to the sounds of the crashing waves.... More 

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Wilson
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We loved the Kona Tiki! It was our first trip to Hawaii and we got such a big kick out of things like the crashing waves, gigantic cruise ships, surfers, exotic songbirds, and even crabs and EELS, right outside our clean, comfortable room! The view from our Lanai was gorgeous! Our hosts, Gary and Michelle were really friendly and easy... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

After staying 4 days in Hilo, we stayed 4 nights in the Kona Tiki Hotel. We only have good things to say about the place. In comparison to Hilo, Kona is quite touristic but the hotel is a little oasis of peace with good rooms, gorgeous views over the ocean, a nice little pool, good breakfast and the kindest staff.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This 10 room hotel is spotless, accommodating, and right on the water. I fell asleep to the sound of waves crashing right outside my patio. Rooms come with or without a kitchenette and a continental breakfast is included. Guests are mostly older, so it would not be a good place for a family with young children. Make your reservations will... More 

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Lecco, Italy
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Old but Gold. This charming hotel is aged but it's in an incredible position. The rooms are comfortable, tidy and clean, all oceanfront. I stayed in a double and in a kitchenette. very relaxing atmosphere.there' s a pool. Breakfast is good. The staff is very kind. 10 minutes walk from the restaurants area. There are a couple of beaches nearby.... More 

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Willits, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

When we first arrived it was so hot. I thought I would be so happy once I got to my air-conditioned room. Ha right! No AC at this place. And I found out not at MANY places! BUT...once I opened that sliding glass door on our 3rd floor balcony I was so happy. The crashing surf RIGHT BELOW the room... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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Additional Information about Kona Tiki Hotel

Address: 75-5968 Alii Dr, About a mile from downtown Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1324
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: ₹ 3,830 - ₹ 7,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Kona Tiki Kailua
Hotel Kona Tiki
Kona Tiki Hotel Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“If you are sensitive to sounds, ask for a room away from the road. This probably wouldn't bother most people.”
  • View from my room/lanai
  • View of room; bathroom & hall/closet area outside of frame
 of 5 bubbles StephKCO, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have an ocean-view! NB: There is no lift/elevator - bear this in mind if you like to bring a lot of luggage...”
 of 5 bubbles timclatworthy, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The single queen offered plenty of space for two.”
 of 5 bubbles seecrane, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“second floor single on the ocean side. Best view”
 of 5 bubbles Kees_iggy, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor!”
  • This is what lulled me to sleep every night!
 of 5 bubbles bluejayln, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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