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Sioux City, Iowa
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60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an enjoyable time and really appreciated the location: crashing surf, nice park next door on one side -- great beach on the other. The bed and bathroom were just fine, but the kitchen and some of the furnishings need work. Had a constant battle with small ants on the kitchen counter (keep your food in the refrigerator or on... More 

Thank Richard M
Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place and we will go back here if we go to the Big Island again. We stayed in 301 which give you the best balcony. The apartment is dated but comfortable. Close enough to the village and the beach right next door was beautiful. Magic Sands is popular and we were lucky to get a last minute cancellation.

Thank pennywhistle2015
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was a perfect getaway for my family. Large enough, great lanai, clean, so well stocked, easy walk to the beach. Quiet and great parking. We liked being a little bit out of the busy part of town. Found a great grocery store near by and a local pizza place. Definitely coming back!

Thank Amie O
Boyds, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I loved the condo at the Magic Sands. It is conveniently situated between a beach and a park, both within walking distance. The views were stunning and the room was well kept. Pool was beautiful and it felt like you were in the ocean.

Thank ebuchegger
San Francisco, California
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88 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stayed in Unit #314 - a corner unit on the top floor. The view is absolutely stunning and brilliant. Ceiling to floor windows on two sides overlook the ocean and adjacent park. The waves loudly crash right outside of the condo and you can easily hear the surf from every point inside. Fabulous way to fall asleep! The inside... More 

Thank SF G
Grimsby, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed 11 nights here. The view from our lanai was gorgeous. We sat on it all the time. We saw a mother whale and her calf breaching before a beautiful sunset. The unit is sparsely furnished with limited kitchen supplies. We didn't initially have a coffee maker but did receive one before sundown the next day when we mentioned... More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two weeks. During our stay here the ocean was extremely rough with high surf, so the noise was incredibly loud. It can be hard to sleep at night if you leave the window open, yet it can get too warm if you keep it closed as there is no A/C. The (3) ceiling fans helped immensely.... More 

Thank Jim K
Shoreline, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We stayed in unit #203 and absolutely loved it. The place is very simple - a murphy bed, couch/futon, small indoor table, full studio kitchen, and good-sized bathroom with shower. Decor is a bit dated, but with a view like that, who cares? The condo was clean and functional. We were a bit concerned when we realized the queen sized... More 

Thank ChelleTravelz
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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at 109. We were quite pleased with our stay here. The location is unbeatable being steps away from the ocean. Although this condo is not brand new, we found it to be very clean and maintained ( only complain was the loud noise of the fridge and visible rust stains on the outside). We found... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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153 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Since these are individually owned condo units, you have to be careful what you rent. It's almost not fair for Trip Advisor to lump them all under "Kona Magic Sands" because clearly there are vast differences in quality from unit to unit. We researched the unit we rented, 311, and it mostly met or exceeded our expectations. The inside of... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kona Magic Sands

Address: 77-6452 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2499
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: ₹ 11,354 - ₹ 13,132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Kona Magic Sands 1.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Kona Magic Sands Hotel Kailua-Kona
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“301 overlooks the pool, beach and ocean.”
  • The beach right next to Magic Sands
  • The corner of our large balcony in room 301
 of 5 bubbles pennywhistle2015, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a review of unit #314. As these are individually owned units, interior of units likely varies greatly.”
 of 5 bubbles 717sfg, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the best views are on the left side of the building. I DO NOT recommend 301 though.”
 of 5 bubbles 738brada, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles wickedcat1, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Corner room has great view, but you have to climb 3 flights of stairs.”
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 of 5 bubbles Sandygirl3399, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
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