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Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

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#82 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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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!

Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I still cannot get over how comfortable the beds were, best nights sleep I've had in a long time! We booked a Bay View king bedroom and it was very cute, clean and modern. The shower was exceptional with amazing Mango Coconut bath products. Tish upon check in had a great sense of humor and was very friendly. We enjoyed...

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

We're humbled by the kindness of your feedback and delighted to have been able to create such a memorable experience. We look forward to sharing the kind words on your behalf and to welcoming you back for a water-view return. Thanks for taking the time to reach out!

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The resort and location are gorgeous. My room had an ocean view and I loved watching the boats go by. I woke up every morning feeling relaxed and peaceful. The room was beautiful, the decor was bright and beachy and it had a refreshed and clean feeling. The staff was friendly, but a notable person was Dawson. I called before...

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

We're exceedingly proud of our team, and we're delighted Dawson was able to help make your visit an even more memorable one. We'll happily share the feedback and are pleased your experience was an inviting and comfortable escape. Thanks for taking the time to share, Angela!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

My stay at Kona Kai was more than I expected! The property was dazzling and the amenities were tastefully comforting. My view of the marina was a view I couldn't stop looking at. The nicely priced happy hour during the golden hour was pleasant. The nightly tunes on the veranda was inviting. I would definitely go back myself, and recommend...

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

The feedback's fantastic to hear, and we couldn't be happier to have lent such an inviting escape! Thanks for taking the opportunity to reach out so graciously and for being a valued guest of our resort; we hope to welcome you back down the road!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 November 2015

My wife and I just return from 5 amazing nights at the Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island. The resort is hidden on the end of Shelter Island and offers great views of the San Diego Harbor as well as the Shelter Island marinas that stretch for a mile. The rooms were clean, well maintained, and offered great amenities. The...

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

We appreciate the chance to have welcomed you both and are thrilled to hear such thoughtful words of your experience. From the resort to our Vessel Restaurant, we work hard to ensure a a polished escape from it all, and we're delighted these offerings were so perfectly complemented by our services. Keep warm in the winter ahead, and please reach...

Tucson
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We had a belated anniversary 2 night getaway. The staff was amazing. Thank you Minjoo, Dawson, Enrique, Milo, Tish, Lucas, Dennis and Justin for making our stay an excellent one. We look forward to our next opportunity to stay at your amazing resort.

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

A belated congratulations to you both, Ruth, and thank you for taking the opportunity to lend such gracious words our way. It will be a tremendous pleasure to share these with the team on your behalf, and we wish you our very best until we're able to welcome you back for your next San Diego escape!

Lake in the Hills
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The resort was beautiful, immaculate, and the staff was amazing. I was surprised that more families coming for Marine Recruit graduation didn't stay there. Spa was really nice and the movie night was a nice touch.

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

We love hearing from our guests and are pleased the team's hospitality lent added comfort and enjoyment to the celebratory occasion. Thanks for taking the opportunity to reach out and for choosing our Kona Kai Resort!

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I was pleased with the service and the quick response to my requests. While having some difficulty with business needs via internet, the reception desk personnel came to my aid which was much appreciated. Thank you!

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

The pleasure was entirely our own, and we appreciate your time in sharing. Please don't hesitate to connect if there's anything we can do to further enhance return experiences; we aim to make each visit a fluid, comfortable and memorable one!

Philadelphia
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I was booked at this hotel by a travel agent because other options closer to downtown we unavailable. The hotel is well kept and in a nice area. Admittedly, I was on the property for less than 12 hours. I checked in at 10pm and checked out at 8am. I did not walk around the property or take advantage of...

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

We appreciate the feedback and will certainly take note of the concern, Jered. Please accept our apologies for the frustration and our gratitude for this visit. We hope to welcome you back and to share even more of our site and services.

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Highlights
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • 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 - $627 (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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#11 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#20 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#31 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
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“Boat harbor views are worth it!”
416katyz, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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