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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 2 weeks ago
geraldine157 Hobart, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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73 reviews 73 reviews
58 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Once again I had another great stay at the King Sol. The rooms are large and airy, the staff friendly and genuinely helpful and the Australian owners Sue and Shane Kennedy do everything possible to make your stay as enjoyable as possible within the constraints of a third world country. The hotel has a fabulous air con Bamboo Bar/coffee shop... More

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

During 2012 I was working for Solomon Airlines and flew to honiara on several occassions. The first time I stayed at the King Solomon. The room was clean, very large, nice view over the sound. The only complaint was I didnt appreciate the local gay boy banging on my door at 3am to check out the new talent.

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Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Wow had a great time staff helpful and friendly especially the owner Shane Kennedy.Will be back asap also very good value much cheaper than the other hotels but nicer environment.The food was great especially the seafood dishes very fresh.Service was good, art works are great too.

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Having stayed at the King Solomon Hotel at least 5 times l feel compelled to let others know what a hidden gem it is.Apart from the best Wood fired pizzas l have ever tasted.The "Bamboo Cafe" the hotels coffee shop has to be the best place for coffee and breakfast which is validated by it's patronage (it is always packed).Shane... More

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AZ
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95 reviews 95 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We stay at the King Solomon a couple of years ago. The first room they put us in had a hole in the ceiling and what looked to be water damage. We asked for a different room and everything was fine. The a/c works great, the locations was great, helpful staff, and nice common areas. I'll post pix later, but... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Unfortunately not only are the flights to the Solomon Islands expensive, so is the accommodation. There is the top end accommodation in Honiara (Heritage Park) that is ridiculously priced and everything else. King Solomon is the best of the remainder of hotels in Honiara. Rooms are basic but clean, satellite TV works most of the time and staff are generally... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Given the not so vast choice and excruciating prices in Honiara, I had my doubts about this place, however it turned out to be top choice and certainly better option than the Kitano, and maybe even the Heritage. Here's what makes the King Sol so special: 1) Location- perfectly located at a short, safe walk from the main street. Felt... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We were here for an overnight awaiting a flight the following day. The grounds of the hotel are very nice. Set upon a hill, multiple levels of rooms are accessed via a small tram or stairs. The hotel room itself was plain, white walls, tiled floors, only one towel (for two people?), and basic accommodations for the bathroom. The room... More

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Additional Information about King Solomon Hotel

Address: Hibiscus Ave, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
Location: Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Honiara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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