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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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Inman
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I stayed at this small little paradise. Everything was exactly as expected. The beds were very comfortable and air conditioner was supurb. The only thing that needed attention was a sticky bathroom door. Room 11. I never said anything about, because I didn't want to be nit picky. Thanks alot for your friendly atmosphere.

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Ackley, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a very cute little place. We got one of the two queen bed motel style rooms and it was clean and comfortable. The grounds are nicely laid out and very tropical feeling and they have grills to use. The room had a nice porch with two chairs. There were some bad points though which kept me from giving... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place! Rooms were like super cute little cottages... Beds were so comfortable... So quiet and peaceful... Nice little pool area... Close to restaurants... Great staff... Front desk had beach towels and bug spray and other things if you forgot them at home.. Very hospitable... Would definitely stay here again!

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missouri
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very nice. The room was nicely done and clean. The beds were comfy. We stayed in the efficiency. My only comment is there isn't a comfy chair to sit in. After a long day the small dinette chairs are hard and I cannot watch tv in bed so that was a little frustrating. I'm glad it was... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights because girlfriend wanted to go shelling for her birthday. It's not on the beach but not far from many beaches either. Hotel staff were great and helpful. Pool was nice. Room was clean. Outdoor grills available. Bed and pillows were really comfy :) Close to restaurants, grocery and shops. I'd do it again.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A campy little place in the middle of the island. Nothing fancy or trendy. Rooms look like they are fabricated from manufactured housing but everything was clean and well kept. No daily maid service but bedding and towels are available at the office for the asking. A number of excellent restaurants and a 7-11 are within walking distance. We enjoyed... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband and I had a great time during our week at the Kona Kai on Sanibel Island! It is a very unique place, not a chain, which we liked. Instead of traditional hotel rooms, there are little bungalows, each with their own little patio and private entrance. The room was very comfy and functional, equipped with a microwave, refrigerator... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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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