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Kona Kai Motel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We spent four nights at the Kona Kai and loved every minute. Our room (No. 5) was spacious, clean and comfortable, with a large comfy bed and a small kitchen/dining area equipped with fridge/freezer, microwave, two ring table-top hob, toaster and coffee maker, plus the necessary crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. The ceiling fan was a bonus - we didn't...

Thank myhusbandandi
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was a fantastic weekend getaway, in a quaint Hawaiian community of cottages! Think studio apartment... stylish living room, two queen beds, bathroom and a kitchen equipped with the basics - you stock the fridge! I could see a repeat stay with family and friends, enjoying the patio grills, pool and quaint gathering spaces surrounding the property. This was a...

2Thank WkndTraveler12
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We found this gem on TripAdvisor and have loved it! The staff is nice and even allowed my husband and I to upgrade to a bigger room our first night, free of charge. It has been great because we are staying for 4 days and the little kitchen area has helped a lot! The atmosphere is cute and fun. We...

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Checked in here today so to is a live review. Initially looked very quaint with a small pool and lovely grounds and a nice welcome, my wife and I have another night here tomorrow and may well move!! The room we have ( not cheap, best part of £100 a night) is 12 A and we have spent most of...

4Thank bigswedeSomerset
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We went for short weekend getaway and it was everything we could have imagined plus more. It's a cute Hawaiian theme motel with a decent pool. We didn't go swimming at the beach because the water was murky and choppy so it was nice that they had a pool. We definitely took advantage of the grills they had and cooked...

1Thank jirineo
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed for a three day weekend getaway. We were very pleased with the facility. Very clean, friendly staff with a Hawaian theme. There is no daily maid service, however, all the towels, soaps, coffee etc are available in the office 24 hrs a day. They have a very good set up so you always have everything you need. They...

2Thank FAYE T
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were there for a quick getaway trip. It is a cute little place. We were out and about the whole time visiting the park and kayaking but the staff was very nice and helpful. They provided towels and beach chairs. It's also close to everything. I mean it is Sanibel. We were happy

1Thank Mica R
Karthaus, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife & I spent a few nights at Kona Kai, a Hawaiian themed motel right on main drag, Periwinkle way. But, no evening noise and a short walk to shops and restaurants and rentals for bikes. Absolutely clean rooms, but they're not fancy...Big clean pool, but not enough shade from hot August sun. Delightful, friendly staff helpful in many...

Reviewed 2 August 2016

We visited for 2 nights! Nice surprise to find free beach chairs and umbrellas and beach towels!!! Chris was very helpful and we had a nice clean room and a fun and tropical environment! Close to anything you need! The property was very well kept. Pool was clean and fun! We will be back!

1Thank Cynthia P
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent place to stay. The pillows could be fluffier but was really happy with the accommodations. For older buildings, it was nice and quaint. Near lots of restaurants and stores. Will definitely stay again

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our inn borders the Sanibel river for our guests who love to fish or kayak. We are located directly on the bike path and are close to shopping, restaurants and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Kai Motel

Address: 1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $199 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kona Kai Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Kona Kai Hotel Sanibel Island
Kona Kai Sanibel Island
Kona Kai Motel Sanibel Island, Florida
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“ask for a room with its own porch. In the winter it's nice to sit outside. Rooms in the back are farther from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles harvey44, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room off the road”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieW932, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Consider the bigger kitchenettes if you'll be doing much cooking, the extra space is worth it”
 of 5 bubbles Catbody, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Full size refrigerators are great, stove, oven if wanting to cook. Grills outside rooms, great table seating areas outside rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mbcreate, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back of the property are quieter as they are further away from the road) but there is little traffic noise anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles myhusbandandi, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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