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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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Red Oak, Texas
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We booked a last minute trip and decided on Kona Kai. The service was good. Our room was nice, had very comfortable bed, and a great view of the bay, we enjoyed meals on the balcony while watching sailboats The elevator wasn't working on the day we checked out, and a gentleman that worked at the resort (maintenance engineer) noticed...

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

We apologize for the technical malfunction during your visit, though we're pleased the team came through to lend ease to the hardship. Your comfort and enjoyment is our sole aim, and anything we can do to that end is an absolute pleasure. We hope to welcome you back and to share even more of this commitment the next time you're...

Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Having a child who recently began attending college in San Diego, we have made several recent trips and have stayed at this property twice. The first time it exceeded expectations. Even though we are loyal Marriott customers, with an upgraded room poolside, great view and good service overall it made us want to come back for another stay. Now? I...

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

We deeply regret the shortcomings with this recent visit and would like to reassure that these are entirely atypical of our more common attentiveness. It would be a pleasure to make this up to you, and we hope you'll consider response to our private outreach. Your comfort is of utmost importance to us, and we hope to better showcase this...

Orinda, California
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Beautiful location, excellently trained and helpful, pleasant front desk staff, very updated facilities. The meeting facilities were also excellent. The on-site restaurant has excellent views of the marina on one side and the front of the hotel offers easy access to harbor walks.

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

The feedback is heartwarming to hear, and we thank you for your time in extending it our way. We'll be sure to pass this along to our team, and we wish you our very best until we're able to welcome you back!

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Like I said a very special thanks to the front desk for making my stay feel like I wasn't even there on business. I had a very rough trip flying in to San Diego for some business meetings and as soon as I arrived at the Kona Kai everything turned around. It was great. Check in was smooth, beautiful lobby....

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

We totally understand the pangs of business travel, and we're always happy to do whatever we can to lend ease to the experience. Thanks for taking the time to share the efforts of our team; we look forward to extending the gratitudes on your behalf!

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Great resort at the end of Shelter Island, San Diego. Nice amenities, bar with great music and excellent but reasonably priced food. The resort staff is very friendly, helpful and attentive (thanks in particular to Najee).

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

We look forward to sharing the accolades on your behalf and appreciate the time in reaching out, Bo. Please don't hesitate to connect again if there's anything more we can do to enhance return visits; we're always happy to flex and extend our hospitality wherever we can!

Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Najee and Minjoo are by far the most amazing staff at Kona Kai. I also have to say Trish is amazing and I felt like all three of these front desk employees were my people to connect with 24/7. They managed to resolve any problems or concerns that arised in perfectly timed manner which made my job much more smoother!...

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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 the reference of home. We strive to afford an experience that's marked with comfort and ease, and we couldn't be happier to have accomplished this so successfully for you! Thanks visiting and taking the opportunity to share your Kona Kai experience here!

Reviewed 5 October 2015

I normally would not go out of my way on reviews because I think quality service should be implied. However the staff @ Kona Kai deserves the upmost respect and gratitude. Starting with Najee Pric, he truly makes you feel welcome and sets the tone for an exceptional resort experience!!

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

We're humbled and excited to hear such kind words of our guest services and will most certainly share the accolades on your behalf. Thanks for taking the opportunity to offer these here and for choosing our Kona Kai Resort!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Taylor and other staff members were great and very friendly and helpful. I stayed there for the weekend of my wedding and they made it very memorable. The room was beautiful and the pictures I got around their property before our ceremony started were amazing. I would definitely recommend.

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

Thanks for sharing your wedding with us, and congratulations on your special day! We love the feedback and couldn't be happier to have left such an impression on the occasion. Please accept our very best wishes for many memorable and magical years to come; we hope to welcome you back for some of those milestones ahead!

tucson
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We booked with Kona Kai Resort for a family wedding. We booked well in advance and were told we would get a balcony but we did not. A little frustrated, but Dennis the director of rooms did try to accommodate but unfortunately the resort was full. But I do appreciate that he did try and ultimately we had a great...

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

Our sincerest apologies for the miscommunication in booking, though we're pleased Dennis was able to come through and make this a memorable stay. Thank you for the visit and understanding; we certainly hope to welcome you back and to share the fluid experience that's better characteristic of our resort.

Richmond, California
Reviewed 1 October 2015

we arrived with my father in law on a busy saturday afternoon and my wife worked with Dawson at the desk who listened to what she wanted - adjoining rooms with nice ground floor access to the outside. It was late in the day and the hotel full - but we got rooms directly across from each other - and...

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

We appreciate the thoughtful feedback, Douglas, and are excited to have you as a loyal guest and fan. As evidenced, our team works hard to ensure each element of your stay is as carefree and comfortable as it is refined. We couldn't be happier to have welcomed you and to have left such an impression, and we hope for the...

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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
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  • 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 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: $291 - $612 (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?
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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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