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Kiva Dunes Resort

815 Plantation Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Ranked #7 of 23 hotels in Gulf Shores
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013
Richard R Columbia, Tn
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Tn
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We stayed in room 606 a two floor condo, with four bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, both upstairs bed rooms had a balcony as well as the upstairs bathrooms. The living room downstairs had a very big balcony with two tables and four chairs per table. From outside you could see the Gulf as well as Mobile Bay, and could observe... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Just played Kiva Dunes. Great layout, great fairways, but probably the worse greens I've played all year, and i play a lot. When i pay top dollar to play a course, I expect good greens. Kiva Dunes didn't have them.

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surrey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed in a 2bed 2bath condo on the side of the 18th hole. Superb is all I need to say.Facilities all worked perfectly well and the setting is great. 1st time to Gulf Shores great golf And great food.We will be return.

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Imperial, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

The sheets had stains that came out when washed, thus they were never washed before we arrived! The light switches had sand coated on them and the carpets were gross. There were not enough towels for 6 people to last even 2 days. The beach was a extremely long walk. More than the website made it seem. The beaches were... More

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kivadunes, Manager at Kiva Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Kiva Dunes. We truly value your opinion and we apologize we did not meet your expectations. We have addressed the cleanliness issue with our housekeeping staff and have implemented procedures to resolve these issues in the future. We hope to see you again soon and thank you again for... More

Austin, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This is the first domestic summer vacation I’ve had in about three years. I told my wife to find someplace with Caribbean beaches. We drove over ten hours from Texas to Kiva Dunes, house name “sand castle”. We had three families which included a total of 6 adults and four children (ages 2, 3, 4, and 6). The house was... More

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Lousiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My family of five stayed here for a week in one of the houses near the beach. We had a view of the gulf from the third floor and a partial view from the second floor. House was large and spacious with several nice patios/porches to sit on. Spent a lot of time on the screened-in patio on second floor... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

This is the nices course in the area but if you are on a budget it's expensive. If you move to area like I did it would be nice for a better reduced playing card. But it is the best of the best. Go play it once! Oh beware of the wind & if there is no wind beware of... More

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kivadunes, Manager at Kiva Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us such a great review on our golf course! Please know that if you do live in the area, we offer a VIP card that allows you to play our course at a discounted rate. For more information, please call our golf shop at 251-540-7000. We hope to see you again soon! More

Madison, Alabama
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The condo was not clean. Master king size bed had what looked like blood and other stains both on bed and sheets. Floor had food and other trash scattered all over. Found finger nail clippings on furniture. Looked like floors had not been vacuumed. We had to clean bathrooms ourself in order to use them. Found hair in towels in... More

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kivadunes, Manager at Kiva Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Kiva Dunes. We take comments from our guests very serious and regret your stay with us did not meet and/or exceed your expectations. Our mission at Kiva Dunes is to provide all of our guests with outstanding service and hospitality in all areas of our resort including golf, food... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We stayed in a beach house in this resort. They have a shuttle service within the resort - a golf cart. they are so fast and nice. There are 3 pools we got to use and a man cleans them daily.

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Duson, Louisiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The first year I went to Gulf Shores (out of 12 times I've been), this is the place where my family and I rented a condo above the clubhouse. Being a golfer, I loved being within walking distance of a putting and chipping green and driving range. The vistas we had from our balcony were gorgeous at sunset. Only problem... More

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Address: 815 Plantation Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
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