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Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden

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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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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at Kona Kai, but we've been to Key Largo about 6 times over the past 3 years. We continued our search for the perfect place to stay, and this resort hits all the marks! Despite the property being situated on a long rectangular site that spans from US1 to Florida Bay, this place is loaded... More

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest places I have ever stayed. It was like being in the Caribbean without being there. The place is beautiful and the staff is extremely helpful. The sunsets are breathtaking. Will definitely stay there again.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much better than a hotel. My first time at b&b and not sure what took me do long. It was a very quiet place even when fully booked. It had beautiful landscaping with plants everywhere. The beach and hammocks were great. I guess the main downside is really spotty cell service but that just makes it more relaxing. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We just got back from our most recent visit to Kona Kai. I have been coming there since they opened in the early 90's, and it just keeps geting better and better. The grounds are beautiful and so peaceful thanks to the botanical gardens. The staff is beyond great and helpful, and whichever room we stay in, it is absolutely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This relaxing and charming hotel was the perfect spot for our honeymoon! The sunset, which we watched from the hotel dock each night, was like nothing I've seen before. The owner gave us recommendations for places to eat and suggested we go kayaking through mangrove channels in John Pennekamp Stare Park. I highly recommend!!! The grounds are beautiful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed here at Kona Kai for a couple nights during our first trip to the Keys. From the moment we drove in we could tell that we were in paradise. The grounds are beautiful and maintained to perfection!! We enjoyed everything there is to offer including the pool, jacuzzi, hammocks, kayaks, fresh fruit, complimentary bottles of water, beach towels,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a romantic, beautiful and peaceful slice of paradise among the hustle bustle of the keys tourism. The Ethnobotanical Tour of the property is a must and the rooms are lovely. The staff goes beyond the call of duty to meet every need a make your stay a treasured memory. As former innkeepers ourselves we look forward to returning.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was our second visit to Kona Kai; it was as lovely and peaceful as we remembered. The resort is lovely and immaculately kept. The gardens, the bay front and pool area are simply wonderful. Yes, the staff is friendly, professional and attentive. But, for us, Kona Kai is more about the relaxing atmosphere that has been thoughtfully crafted by... More

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Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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Owner-KonaKai-Resort, Manager at Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden, responded to this review

Dear ChristopherPrusaski: Thanks for the comprehensive review - we know travelers will appreciate it. Yes, we love the title of your review; used it and one of your photos in a FB post. Hope to see you again. 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): $$
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Kona Kai Resort And Gallery
Kona Kai Resort & Gallery Hotel Key Largo

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