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Kona Tiki Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“sea wall”(31 reviews)
“conch shells”(20 reviews)
“crashing waves”(26 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Private Balcony
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We were a little concerned by some of the pictures but this hotel was wonderful and better than expected. The waves crashed against the wall and was steps (and I mean steps) from the ocean. We didn't go to Hawaii to see a hotel, we...More

1  Thank heatherdave2018
Response from manager m, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo, HeatherDave2018, for taking the time to share your review of the Kona Tiki Hotel. We appreciate the fact that you took time out of your day to write about your stay here. It is a sacred experience to see the whales and dolphins just...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

We picked this hotel based on its proximity to the ocean crashing on the sea wall and we were not disappointed. Mere feet from the water, we fell asleep and woke to the music of the waves. And there is so much more to recommend...More

Thank Jennifer T
Response from manager m, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha JT and thank you for sharing about your stay at the Kona Tiki Hotel. We are glad the waves provided the backdrop to a wonderful nights sleep and equally glad you enjoyed the tiki sunset ceremonies, which are definitely one of the highlights of...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Hard to fault a place that has so many multi-year repeat patrons. Rooms are clean and bright and very comfortable. The surf is right there off your personal balcony. We had a kitchenette which we really enjoyed after picking up fruits and other foods at...More

3  Thank mobywile
Response from manager m, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Awwww, Mahalo, Mobywile, for taking the time to share your positive words about the Kona Tiki with everyone. We are a special place where people like you, from all around the globe, meet over breakfast or during our glorious sunsets, to share a little bit...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Kona Tiki is so very charming and quaint. The sound of the surf crashing right off you patio is absolutely unforgettable. Donna Marie and Paul, the managers, were super friendly and fun. The way this very intimate hotel is designed puts everything quite literally right...More

Thank Solangehart
Response from manager m, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo, Solangehart, for taking the time to write your kind words about the Kona Tiki Hotel. We do work hard to help our guests feel this is their home away from home, so thank you for recognizing our efforts. In reality, it is our guests...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

This was our third time staying at the Kona Tiki in as many years, and we simply cannot say enough positive things about it. The location? There's nothing that compares to being literally right on the water, going to sleep with the sound of waves...More

1  Thank barbgene67
Response from manager m, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Awww, thank you Barb, for your wonderful words and for sharing your experience of staying at the Kona Tiki Hotel. We miss George and you!!! We are grateful for you sharing a part of your journey with us and for being such warm guests. It's...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 56 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 56 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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occams-razor
14 January 2018|
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Response from Garrette M | Property representative |
The hotel is located 20 feet from ocean which is separated from the property by a Lava Rock Seawall. The view is beautiful. Our swimming pool and lounge area are right by the water (rock wall separates) However, there is... More
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Bill C
22 October 2017|
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Response from rose in woods | Reviewed this property |
You need to email the manager at the Kona Tiki. They will reply quickly.
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Emory V
8 January 2017|
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Response from Garrette M | Property representative |
Our rooms do not have air conditioning. We have ceiling fans above the bed in all rooms. Most of the time, the fans are sufficient, because we are on the ocean and there are breezes, and given adequate ventilation... More
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Room Tips
"Every room is different. Call to inquire. We like 302, with the kitchenette. Corner rooms may have full..."
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"We had two different rooms and found the one with the kitchenette much better, having a counter, sink and a..."
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"First floor rooms provide access to a grassy area and the sea wall."
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"We loved the 3rd floor kitchenettes."
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