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Kiva Dunes Resort

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815 Plantation Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Kiva Dunes Resort
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  • 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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Prosper, Texas, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We rented a 3 bedroom house in the golf course community and it was great. The owners took great care of the home, and our family loved it. The beaches at Kiva Dunes are clean and beautiful. And, the rental office was very accommodating when we showed up a bit late due to heavy traffic. I would stay here again... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I usually do not write reviews on places, but I feel people need to know how horribly the women in my family were treated by Kerri Anthony. This was our second time staying at Kiva. We really enjoy the beach and the golf course is great. Everyone else we have encountered have been very nice and would go out of... More 

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

I'm sorry to hear about the service you and your group received during your recent stay. We pride ourselves on providing an experience that allows you to relax and enjoy the beaches and golf while on property. I would really like the opportunity to speak with you about your experience. Please feel free to call my direct line or email... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My family and I stayed for a week on vacation in the beach house, "Decked Out." This is the 2nd time we have stayed at Kiva Dunes and the first in a house. The first time we stayed in a condo and loved that and now we even loved a house just as much! The house was beautiful and right... More 

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Houston, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It's clearly a golf resort but close enough to the beaches. You can walk to the public beach or take the shuttle to the private beach. Both are nice, clean, white sand beaches but the private beach was quiet and very relaxing. Unit 401 was comfortable, clean and true to the virtual tour. Lots of attention to detail and well... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Our family is from the Dallas area. We have been traveling to the Emerald Coast for the past 4 years. We first went to Destin, FL, which was nice, but discovered Kiva Dunes the following year and are on our third trip coming back. Our first year we had some issues with the cleanliness of our condo. This however, didn't... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at this resort. We love it and will definitely return. We have been to several beaches throughout alabama, florida, south carolina and georgia for the past 20 years and this has definitely been my favorite. We always stay in village because I think it is the nicest facility, although we have never... More 

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Jackson, MS
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a wonderful time staying at "Decked Out" at Kiva Dunes. It's a three bedroom (bedrooms on 1st floor) right across from the pool and close to beach walkover. I prefer the houses to the condos because of the privacy it allows us. Kiva Dunes is a great golf course. There are two other golf courses nearby. We rented... More 

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Columbia, Tn
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101 reviews 101 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Address: 815 Plantation Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 64
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Gulf Shores

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