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Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

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#86 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I booked this room for my daughters wedding night. I called gave credit info over the phone to the manager, I was sent an authorization that was immediately returned to the managagers (personal email) no idea why it would be sent to reservation. The next morning my daughter went to check-out and was told the room hadn't been paid for...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Our sincere apologies again for any miscommunication, Lisa. It was a pleasure to have worked with you to resolve this, and we wish you our very best.

Murrieta, California
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Just wanted to thank Tish and Minjoo for their wonderful hospitality. I witnessed them assist a guest who had their car towed(with her wallet) and young children at home. These kind employees paid for an Uber ride for her to get home to her kids. The resort was beautiful and I look forward to returning next year for the trauma...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing, Jennifer. We're immensely proud of our team and delighted their efforts made such an impact. We look forward to extending the kind words and to welcoming you back next year!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I recently had my wedding at the Kona Kai on October 10. Our wedding and reception was held on their private beach and was a dream come true. In my opinion there is no better private resort beach than at the Kona Kai. Our wedding was gorgeous and reception was stunning. A huge thanks to Jennifer for holding my hand...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

It's humbling to assist with such such pivotal moments, and we're thrilled your wedding was a flawless one, Cara. Thanks for sharing and for choosing our resort; we'll be sure to share the kind words with Jennifer and the team. We're delighted to have your loyalty and look forward to building many more memorable experiences. Congratulations, and best wishes until...

Tustin
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is a beautiful resort with terrific views all around. The rooms are spacious, they come with mini refrigerators and large bathrooms. The Vessel bar has a great happy hour, try the mushroom flat bread. Lunch overlooking the Marina is perfect. I had the fish tacos and they were very good. I also enjoyed the beautiful pool, spa and palapa...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

It's such a pleasure to have shared our comforts and views with you, and we're especially excited for the impact left by our Vessel Restaurant. Thanks for the kind words; we appreciate your time in sharing and hope to welcome you back for a rivaling experience!

Reviewed 11 November 2015

Kona Kai is an amazing resort on Shelter Island really close to all the major attraction if you have a car The rooms are really well done with amazing views of the marina the beds are so comfy and the bathroom are like a spa as soon as you walk in to the main lobby it feels like home the...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

The feedback is humbling and exciting to hear, Simon. We truly appreciate the gracious extension of this and hope we'll have the chance to welcome you back in return travels to San Diego!

Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Recently renovated resort with a great, quiet atmosphere! The location is fairly attractive, with nice small rooms, looking out on a gorgeous view of the room. The staff is also quite friendly, as well! Tisha, the receptionist, was phenomenally helpful, when we checked in! We had two rooms reserved, but there were in two different buildings.. Thanks to Tisha, she...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate the outreach, Fadi, and are excited to have shared our signature services. It will be a pleasure to extend the gratitudes on your behalf, and we're delighted these efforts helped to make the visit an even more memorable one!

Front Royal, Virginia
Reviewed 11 November 2015

From the minute we walked in the the Resort, all I can say was it was WONDERFUL!!! The people at the front desk went out of there way to make us comfortable. When we checked in Tish answered every question we had and even gave me an extra pack of coffee for the next morning. Day two Taylor helped us...

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We're immensely proud of our team and pleased their efforts left such an impression on your stay. We're always happy to go the extra mile for our guests, and we look forward to further sharing this commitment in return travels! Many thanks for choosing our Kona Kai Resort and for taking the opportunity to reach out!

California
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Airport fogged in and needed an overnight. Excellent choice. Very helpful and friendly staff. Beautiful location and grounds. Great restaurant. Wouldn't hesitate to return in the future when I could stay longer.

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were grounded but thankful this brought you to our door. We hope your travels since have been more fluid and that we'll have the chance to welcome you back for a more extended Kona Kai experience!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

This is my first time in this part of San Diego and it's beautiful. The Kona Kai Resort is beautiful with views of the marina on one side and the bay on the other. I didn't eat at the restaurant but the menu looks divine. The pool is gorgeous. I visited the exercise room and it's nice overlooking the marina....

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We're thrilled to have welcomed you and pleased that Tish set the tone for a memorable stay. We'd love to welcome you back, to share our Vessel Restaurant, and to introduce you to some of the many other comforts and amenities of our resort. Whether for a relaxing afternoon or an overnight escape, we hope you'll connect again soon!

Reviewed 10 November 2015

I just spent the afternoon at Kona Kai with a friend. Had a wonderful lunch on the patio. The service was excellent and the food was great. Never knew Kona Kai was hidden back there. Great little hidden gem right here in San Diego.

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DennisVin, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We're excited you discovered us, Kellee, and that you enjoyed such a relaxing afternoon in our company. We hope you'll return again soon to experience even more of our services and comforts!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Vessel Restaurant + Bar
Vessel Restaurant + Bar
Cuisines: Seafood, American, Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the tip of Shelter Island, the southern California vibe emanates at our beachfront hotel in San Diego. Sun, surf and sea create the tropical essence of our beachfront hotel in San Diego. With a rich history steeped in the beat and bravura of Polynesian and Spanish Colonial, Kona Kai Resort & Spa is a restyled creation of fresh, fun elegance punctuated by casual luxury. Fresh off a $22 million dollar transformation, the updated property features newly renovated bathrooms with glass enclosed showers in every guestroom, revitalized common areas and a luxurious spa, SpaTerre, offering the finest services from all over the world. Perfect for an executive meeting, a surprise getaway or a romantic wedding, Kona Kai Resort & Spa offers the right space for the right occasion. You'll find that space amidst quiet, private beaches, lush tropical gardens, astounding bay and marina views along San Diego's most magnificent stretch of waterfront. Relax poolside while you take in the view of Kona Kai Marina from the Tiki Bar or zip around the San Diego Bay on jet skis and see the city from a new perspective. Kona Kai Resort & Spa is the perfect place to start living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

Address: 1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $298 - $628 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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Kona Kai Hotel San Diego
Kona Kai Resort San Diego
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#20 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#31 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“If accessibility is an issue, ask for a room closer to the main hotel area.”
  • View of downtown San Diego from the pedestrian walkway across from the resort.
MirandaM776, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Marina side offers sunset views. Ocean side offers great views of the San Diego skyline and plenty of really cool sea fairing vessels.”
morganburkebeyers, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“The bottom floor gives you direct access to the beach and fire pit. But at night you cannot open your slider for fresh air.”
HelenC49, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose marina side”
kitbrennan5, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pool side view is the best”
  • spacious rooms
meanmachine439, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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