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Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden

97802 Overseas Highway, MM 98, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden
Ranked #1 of 19 Key Largo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for a weekend to visit my friend who manages the gardens here. I don't usually stay at resorts but this place is pretty incredible. Everything you could want is right there and once you've paid for your room everything is included, no nickel and diming. They even have a few kayaks available for you to go out on... More

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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kona Kai is fully deserving of its current #1 rating on Tripadvisor, which is the sole reason we booked there. We booked the Key Lime 2-BR Suite for 2 nights at $299.00/night plus tax (no other charges). OVERVIEW OF PROPERTY: Kona Kai is dazzling. It’s like someone took a botanical garden perfectly groomed by elves with tiny scissors and plopped... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You just can't beat this place. So so nice, they do everything to make you comfy. July 18 thru the 20th. If going to the Florida keys , a must stay. Very close to john penny camp . A very clean and up to date facility.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to kona Kai for 2 nights. From the time we walked onto the property, wow! The room was surprisingly fresh and clean. The grounds were manicured perfectly. The bay view from the dock was spectacular. Paddle boats and kayaks were included. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I have stayed at some nice full service resorts and... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay at Kona Kai. A great choice, the location is beautiful and relaxing and the staff was accommodating. This was a staycation for us and as residents of South Florida we will be returning.

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Sunrise, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've heard about this resort for a few years, but this was the first time there. I can't say enough good things about it. Rooms are appointed with that keys feel, the botanical gardens are gorgeous. The beach, dock and pool are great. Fresh fruit and bottled water by the pool all day. The staff were so accommodating. What a... More

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College Station, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, it's been two years since we have been to Florida and finally, we are going back! Whoop! We can't wait! There's no way we are going to the keys without staying at Kona Kai Resort! What a place! We will stay here EVERY time we go to the keys! This place is just amazing! They actually remembered us from... More

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So beautiful and relaxing! This was our second stay at Kona Kai and it was just as lovely as last time. Denice is sweet and very knowledgeable about the area with recommendations for places to eat and things to do. The grounds are beautiful and there's nothing like watching the sunset from the lounge chairs on the dock.

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Elkridge, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another trip to the Keys and another wonderful stay at the Kona Kai! I can't imagine staying anywhere else as this has truly become our home away from home. Check in with Denise was very easy. She even remembered us and our story from last year and how we came to find the Kona Kai! The attention to details and... More

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palm city,fl
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We just spent another weekend at Kona Kai- this is my all time favorite place to go in the Keys! You feel like it is your own resort. It is small and quaint and has just the right amount of ambiance! The staff is very friendly and you see the same faces year after year! The gardens are breath taking... More

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Address: 97802 Overseas Highway, MM 98, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Kona Kai Resort & Gallery Hotel Key Largo
Kona Kai Resort And Gallery

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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Owned and operated by the same family since 1991 and a "Fodor’s Choice" selection since 2009, Kona Kai is a magical hideaway, teeming with the natural beauty of old Key Largo and hand polished into one of the most exclusive resorts in the Florida Keys. With all new accommodations in 2013, Kona Kai is reserved for adults. Offering highly praised personalized concierge service, Kona Kai is regularly recommended by leading travel publications and websites. SInce the 2011 addition of "The Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai," guests enjoy our gardens day and night; complimentary tours for all registered guests are offered by our staff ethnobotanist. Kona Kai is a classic Keys experience; the perfect alternative if you're seeking to avoid the crowds and formality of a big resort. ... more   less 
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