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Kona Tiki Hotel

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Reviewed 12 December 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Kona Tiki for 2 nights when visiting Kona. Although a little out of the main shopping district, we found it an easy 10-15 mins walk and much quieter than if we had stayed in central Kona. Rooms are a little dated in appearance but we loved this place! Every room has a sea...

3Thank SchnooksScotland
Reviewed 24 November 2012

The staff at Kona Tiki were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were simple and clean and reasonably priced. It was a great place next to the water, the only downside was it was about a 15 or 20 min walk to the restaurants. However the rest was great.

4Thank amk11
Reviewed 18 November 2012

We booked an impromptu trip to Kona and were lucky enough to find an opening at the Kona Tiki. The place had not changed in 30 years. A cozy hotel right on the water's edge, only three stories high, with a salt water pool and ocean access - although not the easiest entry into the ocean. Parking is a bit...

1Thank HalandBelinda
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Stayed in her early November 2012. The location is outstanding as is the value of this little gem. The room we stayed in did not have a phone or TV (not that we were looking for either) but one cannot beat the location if you like the ocean and the crashing of the waves. We only had planned to be...

2Thank Paul M
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Really mixed feelings about this place. Loved it when I first arrived, but my enthusiasm had faded by the time I left several days later. Pros: :: fantastic, wonderful, mesmerizing view of the ocean from the lanai -- so close I could watch the tropical fishies swimming around :: friendly staff :: nice, clean pool area next to the ocean,...

10Thank jamseattle1
british columbia
Reviewed 17 September 2012

When you stay at the Konatiki you get a really nice breakfast of fruit, bagels, bread etc. which you get to eat overlooking the ocean. The rooms are 20 feet from the seawall and the sounds of waves crashing puts you to sleep. There is a salt water pool that is small but refreshing and the managers are very nice...

8Thank semisenior
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 17 September 2012

This is our 3rd stay at the Kona Tiki. With that said, it is NOT for everybody. The positives: a room with lanai that is practically over top of the ocean. Many rooms have kitchenettes and there are two grills available on the patio. We are lulled to sleep every night by the ocean. We have an ocean front view...

7Thank sweetiedoris
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2012

This hotel is privately owned by family so don't expect to be a four seasons or any franchise hotels. However, just because it's not owned by big corporate company doesn't mean it is not a good hotel. This hotel is great for it's price, location is amazing, complimentary breakfast and parking. You cannot get better than this around the area....

2Thank Derek C
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 September 2012

i was a little leary of my first stay at this place. no tv and no phone so what did that portend. well its probably one of the best places in all of hawaii that sits right on the water. the seawall is probably 20 feet or less from your room. the waves crashing on the beach and seawell became...

Thank l1jjc0x
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 4 September 2012

If you are looking for a state of the art hotel, read no further. If you want to fall asleep to the sounds of the pacific craching against the rocks, this is the place! No tv, no phones, just the ocean and a good book The kona tiki now has wireless for your laptop-tablets so, you can still keep yourself...

3Thank brucejkirch

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: ₹ 3,620 - ₹ 7,240 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 204 on the second floor has great WIFI access and an amazing southerly view.”
  • Evening View from room 204
digitalpics, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Third floor rooms have best views”
  • Second Floor Balcony
TNAllison, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are sensitive to sounds, ask for a room away from the road. This probably wouldn't bother most people.”
  • View of room; bathroom & hall/closet area outside of frame
  • View from my room/lanai
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...”
timclatworthy, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The single queen offered plenty of space for two.”
seecrane, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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