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Reviewed 18 December 2011

friendly service, clean, great view, ocean right outside your room, can hear the waves, breakfast outside on patio. Would stay again.

3Thank donna6776
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 1 December 2011

If anyone has read my profile or other reviews I wrote, will know that I usually travel alone. I came to Hawaii searching for my favorite combination: volcanoes and surf. Big Island is a difficult place to travel alone especially if you are not willing to drive. However, Kona Tiki is perfectly located on a road where walking is easy...

6Thank lil_volcano_girl
Reviewed 8 November 2011

My wife and I spent 2 nights here and couldn't have been happier with selecting this little independent hotel which is right next to the water. First, let's get the negatives out of the way: no air conditioning, no TV, no telephone. Second, let's look at the positives: ceiling fans, the sound of the ocean breaking against the shore and...

9Thank chrisjarrett19
Manchester, uk
Reviewed 5 November 2011

No frills clean and simple hotel, right on the sea. That is the attraction, if you don't like sea noise stay somewhere else, the hotel doesn't hide it's proximity to the waves or it's lack of tv and internet. Lovely simple breakfast of fresh warm pastries and local fruit included. Hotel managers were characters but not unhelpful. Would stay here...

Green River, WY
Reviewed 4 November 2011

My wife and I enjoyed our stay here very much. We stayed in the second floor room on the corner closest to the road and at first I though the traffic would keep us up. That was until we walked in the room and shut the door. The road sound disappeared and the ocean waves were incredible - put me...

4Thank Wade L
Reviewed 2 November 2011

I would never stay here again. I would highly recommend to read all the comments on giving TERRIBLE rating before you make the booking. They were all right. The pictures in the website is a bait.

19Thank chulaluck
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 23 October 2011

My husband and I spent a week here on the first half of our honeymoon. We picked this location as we were looking for proximity to restaurants whilst still being semi away from it all. This was perfect. We spent a good deal of time by the pool, watching the waves crash onto the sea wall. It was about a...

4Thank Shannon G
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2011

As previous reviews have it, the place is a rare find considering that it is on the water. I do have a few items that I need to note: - the trade off for being on the water is that you cannot escape from the sound of the sea. - we paid a lot less for a one bedroom condo...

4Thank onworldtour
Brooksville, Florida
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Staff very friendly and courteous. Nice continental breakfast by the pool in the morning. The room was very clean and we had a good view. Loved sleeping with the windows open to the sound of the ocean. Would definitely stay there again.

2Thank Leah Ann P
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 September 2011

This was perhaps one of the rare finds of our Big Island trip...What can be better than watching the ocean on a lazy evening from your hotel room..and if you feel more enamored, walk to the patio, sit over the stone-hedge and get some wave splashes on your face. What can be even better is not paying too much for...

3Thank ekYatri

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kona Tiki Hotel

Address: 75-5968 Alii Dr, About a mile from downtown Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1324
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $74 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Kona Tiki Kailua
Hotel Kona Tiki
Kona Tiki Hotel Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“If you are sensitive to sounds, ask for a room away from the road. This probably wouldn't bother most people.”
  • View from my room/lanai
  • View of room; bathroom & hall/closet area outside of frame
 of 5 bubbles StephKCO, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have an ocean-view! NB: There is no lift/elevator - bear this in mind if you like to bring a lot of luggage...”
 of 5 bubbles timclatworthy, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The single queen offered plenty of space for two.”
 of 5 bubbles seecrane, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“second floor single on the ocean side. Best view”
 of 5 bubbles Kees_iggy, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor!”
  • This is what lulled me to sleep every night!
 of 5 bubbles bluejayln, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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