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Kona Tiki Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Private Balcony
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've always been drawn to Mom and Pop-style properties and Kona Tiki was perfect for our stay in Kona! The ocean was as close as we could get, with the instantly relaxing sound of the waves just a few feet away. The staff made us...More

Thank M&D52883
Response from Manager M, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

We feel like our guests are friends, too, and really it is you all who bring the spirit of Kona Tiki to life :) So glad you found us and enjoyed your stay - please come again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed 6 nights and loved this place! It was exactly what we wanted. I wanted to fall asleep at night to the sound of crashing waves and boy did we! We stayed in the owners suite 305 and loved the views from the...More

Thank farrah40
Response from Manager M, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review -- a great description of Kona Tiki :) So happy you enjoyed your time here -- we enjoyed having you here!

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Nice pool, nice view, nice barbecues, small property, nice managers, nice location... well, a place to rest and a base camp for exploring the area. We saw dolphins right in front of our balcony! Yes, the sound of the waves in the bedroom is really...More

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Response from Manager M, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 31 May 2018

We are so glad you stayed at the Kona Tiki! And we are glad you enjoyed the pool, grills, and dolphin adventures :) Please come back to visit again!

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to come here for a week to celebrate our anniversary based on TA reviews, we knew it was our kind of hotel. I booked many months ago. We ended up in the one suite #305, which is spectacular for views...More

Thank Junebug818
Response from Manager M, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 13 May 2018

And we loved having you stay here! So glad that Kona Tiki helped make your anniversary even more special - best wishes to you both!

Reviewed 8 May 2018

I took my mom on a vacation to the Big Island and decided to flee Hilo in search or no or less rain. The Kona Tiki Hotel was available and I was so happy with my random choice! First or all the (new) managers Karen...More

1  Thank Zaleya
Response from Manager M, Manager at Kona Tiki HotelResponded 10 May 2018

It was such a pleasure having you stay with us at the Kona Tiki! You and your mom embodied and embraced the spirit of the place, and we are so glad you stumbled upon it ... and could enjoy it even a little longer before...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$56 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$56 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (319)
Room & Suite (113)
Pool & Beach (46)
Dining (9)
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kmbbrooks
16 June 2018|
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Response from Speros M | Reviewed this property |
Yes lot's of beach gear to borrow. WIFi fair. Doesn't work well if your room if far from the office.
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kmbbrooks
16 June 2018|
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Response from Travelguymichigan | Reviewed this property |
There were toys and gear people had left. I don't recall any boogie boards though. There is a Walmart a short trip away. We did not use the wifi but heard it was best near the office.
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occams-razor
15 January 2018|
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Response from Garrette M | Property representative |
The hotel is located 20 feet from ocean which is separated from the property by a Lava Rock Seawall. The view is beautiful. Our swimming pool and lounge area are right by the water (rock wall separates) However, there is... More
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Room Tips
"All rooms look out at the ocean! Note if stairs are difficult for you, there is no elevator so get a room on..."
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"Every room is different. Call to inquire. We like 302, with the kitchenette. Corner rooms may have full..."
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"We had two different rooms and found the one with the kitchenette much better, having a counter, sink and a..."
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"First floor rooms provide access to a grassy area and the sea wall."
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