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Kona Kai Motel

1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at the Kona Kai with a lapse of several years between them. My husband and I really enjoy this place and feel it is a great value. Their website doesn't do it justice. The photos are nice but they offer so many amenities not listed on the site. The Kona Kai provides beach towels, chairs,... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You are on the main strip so there is some car noise and you can hear your neighbors, however this is a fun hotel that was clean, had a great pool, and extremely helpful service. You are a bit away from the beach, but there are bike rentals across the street that are very reasonable and can get you to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to stay. They have large efficiency rooms which is centrally located on the island. The room was very clean and nicely appointed. The entire staff is very friendly and helpful. The grounds are will maintained with gas grill to use. The pool is wonderful! I will be back!

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Cass City, MI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to relax and enjoy the Island, and this is what we found: A wonderful spot with lush tropical plants, a nice room with inside kitchen and grills outside and quiet surroundings with a large pool to launch from daily. We brought a lot of food from Publix off island and bought fish daily from... More 

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Waukesha
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a week when the weather was chilly and foggy for several days. Our small efficient room was fine for the days that we were gone all day but found that there wasn't much space to relax in the evenings or to hang out during the rain storms. In retrospect, we might have been more comfortable in a... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is my second stay at Kona Kai....the first experience was was a 2 day stay in 2010, which was OK at best. The place had been let go and things were starting on a downward spiral. BUT, we heard that there was new a new owner and things had changed. Much to my surprise the Cabins were upgraded significantly!... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My family and I stayed here for 7 days we absolutely love this place they make you feel like your family and the staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend it is a great atmosphere lovely view as well as quiet and peaceful unfortunately we we tried booking to late this year but will definitely be back in... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The people at the hotel are all super friendly, the rooms were very nice and the entire location is just beautiful. Its not far from the beach and they gave us good advice for food. We enjoyed our stay a lot and were happy to stay in such a nice place after 2 horrible nights in a terrible motel in... More 

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

In July of 2007 my husband and I stayed at the Kona Kai for our honeymoon and LOVED IT! We decided to go back every year and had the best of times there. The people are wonderful! It's very tropical and lush with a laid back atmosphere. A few years ago we went and they had new management who ruined... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a really cute motel where the rooms feel more like little cottages then rooms. Walking to the room felt like wandering thru a tropical garden. The staff had beach towels and chairs and a rack of complimentary things just in case. There was a grill and dining table outside and some dishes in our room so we could... More 

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