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King Solomon Hotel

Hibiscus Ave, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Honiara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotels in Honiara are expensive and this is one of the better priced ones. Our room was spacious, comfortable and clean with satellite TV, a fan and a properly working aircon as well as an okay bathroom with mostly reliable hot water. The hotel is quite quirky with great gardens, cool wood carvings, a nice pool area and the cable... More

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Tuross Head, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at the King Solomons Hotel a number of times and of all the hotels in and around Honiara CBD I think it represents the best value for money. The staff are friendly and attentive, the food is reasonable but not great, the rooms are big but at times a little under maintained and the décor is mid- 70's... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are too old & very poor maintenance. Hotel concept & wood work is breathtaking. Value for money I will rate 4 out of 10. Friendly staff & poor service. I guess you have to expect it any where in this city.

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Elimbah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at King Solomons Hotel to sample the local experiences of Honiara. Staff were very helpful, and it wasn't a problem changing rooms to get a balcony. Atmosphere was wonderful and food was good for the Solomons. Finicular railway up to the rooms was a treat.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for a week recently. The room had everything we needed and was clean. We had a few ants once but I left candy on the counter unwrapped in the South Pacific it's my own fault. The air conditioners worked great. We don't really have any complaints about this hotel. It is very central to the part... More

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Solomons123, General Manager at King Solomon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We especially appreciate your comments regarding our hotel being very centrally located and the best value in Honiara. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Honiara. Best Regards, GM King Solomon Hotel More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
45 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our stay here was OK - but if I'd ever visit Honiara again I would probably choose a different hotel. Pros: - Room was very spacious and clean - The cable car going up to the rooms is a nice novelty at first, will be especially fun for kids - Pizzas in the restaurant are cooked in a wood oven... More

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Olsztyn, Poland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice hotel for a long stays- as you can stay in a homey looking appartments with kitchen, though for short stays you are accomodaten in lover rooms- I would say- the lower it is the worse quality you get. - pricey - insects in the room

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Solomons123, General Manager at King Solomon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning that the King Solomon Hotel is well suited for long term stays. We aim to provide competitively valued accommodation in comfortable, spacious rooms with large bathrooms and kitchens to our long term guests. Thank you for submitting your review, please do note that our lower level rooms have undergone a complete renovation since you submitted your... More

Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The rooms are dated and basic but definitely clean. Restaurant was good, wood fired pizza was delicious. Lovely pool area and has a functional gym. Great location. From what I saw best value for money in Honiara.

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Solomons123, General Manager at King Solomon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the King Solomon Hotel. Your positive feedback is very much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed the wood fired pizzas, the pool and our gym. We really appreciate your comments regarding our hotel being very clean, centrally located and the best value for money in Honiara. Please do note that our older style rooms at the... More

Hobart, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great place to stay and good value for money. Thursday night is a all you can eat dinner. There is also a show with locals dancing. It pays to book unless you want to eat early. Rooms could do with an update. We had a very loud airconditior but got moved to another room and it was no problem at... More

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London, England
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
59 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Tried to find fault with the hotel in a constructive way, but all I could criticize was the lack of a tour desk & no airport shuttle. Everything else is great, the cable car to the rooms instead of an elevator, very good reasonably priced restaurant, good breakfast, great reception staff, clean room & bathroom, aircon worked well & plenty... More

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Solomons123, General Manager at King Solomon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of the King Solomon Hotel in Honiara. We are very happy that you enjoyed the cable car and found the restaurant food to be reasonably priced. We agree that we do have great staff. Thank you for mentioning that your room was clean and the air conditioner worked well and... More

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Address: Hibiscus Ave, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Location: Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The King Solomon Hotel specialises in long term accommodation, with a selection of self contained rooms and apartments available in the heart of Honiara.You will find the 'King Sol' nestled amidst lush green gardens, within easy walking distance of the Solomon Island's Cultural Museum, banks, business houses, shopping centers and cafes.The King Solomon Hotel offers fast wireless internet connection, Honiara's top chefs and friendliest staff, a beautiful waterfall swimming pool, a gym and nightly entertainment. Conference facilities are also available for up to 200 people.Many rooms have views across Iron Bottom Sound to Savo Island and beyond. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and fast service at the hotel's popular Bamboo Bar Cafe. The King Solomon Hotel is your ideal corporate stopover or holiday base. ... more   less 
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