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Kona Kai Motel

3.0 of 5 1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All reviews I read were right on. The place is clean and beautiful..The 2 complaints I have is the water pressure..Not sure if the property can do anything, but taking a shower in the Pineapple room took at least 1/2 hour due to the low water pressure. I own a bedding company and the bed in the Pineapple room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Lake Worth, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband and I stumbled across this charmingly renovated 20th century motel while searching online for a last-minute getaway in May 2014. The price was right and the pics on the site showed a well-groomed, intimate and secluded place in which we felt we could disconnect and slow down. We were not disappointed! From the easy friendliness of the owners... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The staff was amazing. The grounds were beautiful. Very nice pool. Disappointed that the motel was so far from the beach and beach access points. Very close to shopping and restaurants. It is an older motel and the AC/Heater was very loud. Had to unplug it as it still made noise in the off position. We had a couple of... More 

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Ivinghoe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We stayed in for a couple of nights while on our trip through Florida. All ladies there were very friendly, room was very nice & clean. We din't book it in advance just walked in when we were driving past. The area surrounding the appartments was beautiful. Can't find one negative thing to say. Would definitely recommend this place. PS:... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had the stand-alone cottage with king size sleep number bed. Very large clean room, new laminate floors shiny and clean. Small fridge, sink, microwave, silverware, corkscrew and wine glasses. In the back was like being in a nature preserve. Really nice staff. On call after 8PM. But beware, world's smallest bathroom (with a really nice shower, however). Could have used... More 

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Address: 1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kona Kai Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Kona Kai Hotel Sanibel Island
Kona Kai Sanibel Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Sanibel Island

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