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Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

AVOiD these 2 units, I shout through my virtual internet MEGAHORN!!! Unit # 140 smelled as if it had not been opened in years and some sort of mold was multiplying at a great rate. In addition, the Murphy bed was virtually inoperable for any mere mortal other than its manager Ellen. She admitted telephonically that it was in ill...

1Thank honesta808
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first night at this facility was a total disaster. If I had to rate the facility after one night it would have been a 1 Star. The room has an AWFUL musty odor. The inner bathroom door between the toilet and sink area was broken. The patio door would not open more than six inches. A drinking glass was...

Thank DuffleBag2go
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Just had a fantastic week stay at Kona Islander. Booked the same unit #326- the unit makes the difference and if you find a unit and host you like you will enjoy your stay. Units are perfect for 1 person or a couple. More than that in a unit might seem tight- they are studio style units with partial kitchens....

Thank Dadickster
Key West, Florida
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

beautiful! nicely appointed. the rooms are quaint but you want for nothing. who wants to be in the room in Kailua-Kona anyhow? the price is right, locatin is perfect, service is impeccable, central area is fantastic, and, most of all, the price is right.....yes, I purposely mentioned price twice.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Ideal location for IRONMAN week, but luxury it is not. Our place served its purpose perfectly. It was convenient and comfortable. We got our condo (1 bedroom /2 people) via air B&B. It was not ready when we arrived and was cleaned around us. No lift, we were on third floor. Watch this if you are in town for IRONMAN....post...

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Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The first word that came to mind was "squalid." It did grow on me a bit after I got over the initial surprise, and no bedbugs, so I am giving it two stars as the location and outdoor area were fantastic. Sadly, it seems as if the rooms of this "inn" have been sold off as condos, and are managed...

Thank AstroAli
Tonosi, Panama
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed for two nights. Location is excellent. Wifi in our room was too weak to stream vide but fine for web pages. Pool and hot tub area are beautiful and nice central courtyard. However, there is a bizarre policy along the one-way entrance. It was POURING rain and I asked my husband and let me out at the stairs...

2Thank Kirsten M
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is an interesting property. All studios are owned individually and we found our studio on airbnb. This is the best location in Kona in which to stay if you want to wander down to the beachfront, walk to the local market for fresh fruit and free parking is included. There is a staffed reception desk, a small cafe on...

2Thank Susanne W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I've traveled a lot for business and pleasure. This is, hands-down, the worst place I've stayed. Cramped quarters, unclean, no amenities, and to top it off, horrible customer service. The listing does not accurately portray the property. Spend your money elsewhere!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Had a wonderful experience staying at Kona Islander holiday Hotel and Inn. Had a wonderful surprise when walking into my room 342 and finding out I had an ocean view from the top floor and a view out onto the street for some people watching as I sat on the Lanai enjoying my breakfast. Room was very clean and suited...

Thank kerryjlang

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Kona Islander Inn

Address: 75-5776 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1759
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $205 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kona Islander Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Kona Islander Hotel Kailua-Kona
Islander Inn Kona
Kona Islander Inn Kailua Kona
Kona Islander Inn Hotel
Kona Islander Inn Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Ask for an ocean view.”
  • Broken bathroom door - first unit.
 of 5 bubbles DuffleBag2go, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cheaper rooms tend R old not remodeled & can be ugly/dirty I like #326 they rent on 1 website now air bnb & you can see reviews.”
 of 5 bubbles Dadickster, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't reverse your vehicle in the rain at 11pm 20ft.”
 of 5 bubbles KirstenM81, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a studio overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 272SusanneW, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“To choose a good room, book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler10002016, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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