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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was fine but nothing to write home about - broken screen door and a lack of pillows, but the property was great. Pool and views of the reef were awesome and it was a great place to watch the sunset. Easy walk to restaurants and shops!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in #d22, there could not be a more beautiful rooms, ocean view, wave sounds than any other places in Kona. The only problem we had was 1 week went by to quickly. Plus going through Abby rent customer service was best we have EVER had, and we have traveled the world.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to Kona was in 1995 and I stayed at the Castle Kona Reef condos. I loved it for these reasons: Location: Close to food, shopping and church (Living Stones) Condo: contained a fully stocked kitchen of utensils, pans, bowls, etc. I stayed in unit D35 this time. The washer/dryer unit was a plus. The evening balcony sunsets...

Thank Charisse H
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a beach front apartment in june 2014. It was part of a timeshare individually owned group of apartments. Our view was superb. The amenities were to a high standard. It was a 2 bed roomed apartment with fully equpt kitchen and bathroom, laundry. The balcony looked out west to the pacific, so the sunsets were magical, along with...

Thank TeawaNZ
Katharina K, General Manager at Kona Reef Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Thank you for your feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Kona Reef. Mahalo

Sonora, California, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed there twice, each time with an ocean view. Close walk to town and our favorite divings shop: Jack's Dive Locker. We rented a car and from there, the whole island was accessible. We would definitely stay there again.

Thank Leon P
Katharina K, General Manager at Kona Reef Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Thank you for your review. I am excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Kona Reef and the Big Island. Hope to see you soon again. Mahalo

Reviewed 15 January 2017

I stayed here for a week on a timeshare exchange during one of the busiest weeks of the year. I was surprised how quiet it was. Most of the folks are older, few families with kids. The layout of the property is excellent. Almost every room has some view of the ocean. Buildings A and D have great views of...

1Thank 2mchfn
Katharina K, General Manager at Kona Reef Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that the cleanliness was not up to our standard. I have addressed it with our staff to ensure this does not happen again. Again, thank you for your review and hope to see you soon again at the Kona Reef. Mahalo

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Family of 4 for 10 nights at Kona Reef D-8. This housing complex is in walking distance to dining and shopping. This is a ground level corner unit, 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, kitchen, dining, living area and lanai. We had asked to get in early due to traveling for 24 hours. Although not guaranteed, housekeeping saw me sitting in the...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for one week to celebrate her birthday and welcome in the new year. We reserved through VRBO and stayed in A35, which was on the top floor and looked out right over the ocean. The view really couldn't have been better. The condo had recently been renovated and the grounds at the complex were...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to the Kona Reef girls over 20 years and IF we won the lottery, we would buy a two bedroom unit in building D. It is that good! Walking distance to a variety of restaurants and with a wonderful sunset facing lanai, it is has everything you would want. A well constructed building makes noise levels...

Thank Dave M
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed in Unit D5 for 15 days. It was a one bed with a pull out couch but we were two people so it worked fine. The complex is old but well kept with lots of parking. The pool area is very clean and well maintained. We generally don't use the pool but this time we did and it...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kona Reef is an oceanfront condominium resort adjacent to a sandy beach park in historic Kailua-Kona and near quaint shops and restaurants. One- and two-bedroom suites offer full-kitchens, FREE WiFi, and ocean or garden views. Amenities include an oceanfront swimming pool, jet spa, and a cabana with barbecue area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Reef Resort

Address: 75-5888 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1312
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: ₹ 10,132 - ₹ 23,417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kona Reef Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Castle Kona Reef Hotel Kailua-Kona
Castle Kona Reef Kailua
Kona Reef Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“Ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles LeonP703, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We liked buildings A and D the best, there are four floors in each building with 7 and 8 units on the floor in each building.”
 of 5 bubbles 2mchfn, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View units on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Onlinezombie, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1 bedroom unit - A-5”
 of 5 bubbles NorthDakotaBound, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“E-22 is the best I've stayed in... Clean, fresh, bright and cheery!”
 of 5 bubbles Kelwelles, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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