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Kon Tiki Motel

1487 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
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Kon Tiki Motel
Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in Venice
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great, we stayed the week of july 4th, very clean, owner on premises, very nice man friendly, makes a big difference, my room had a patio, which was great in evening, pool was nice too,I would definitely stay there again, and definitely recommend this place.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Everything is great about this place, except its weird immediate surroundings: it's backed right up against a boat dealership's huge boathouse. (And what's wrong with that? Nothing at all, really. No noise, no bother. It's just weird.) Our efficiency room was spacious and comfortable, with a nice airy feeling. We really enjoyed being right on the Venice Waterway Park trails,... More

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Omro, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This was a very good place for us to stay. It is like a home away from home with nice sized room, bathroom, and kitchenette. The outside was very pretty with nice plants and I like the Christmas lights along the walkway. The pool looked very nice but it was a bit cold for February. The room looked like it... More

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Venice, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming from Kentucky to this area for twelve years . Our stay has been from two to four weeks . This is our first stay on Venice island , we has been staying on Casey Key. We are very pleased with our room , very clean and priced right. We are not on the beach or close... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

We have been coming here for 15 years. Very clean. The style is a bit old fashioned but rooms are large with high wooden ceilings. The onsite managers keep everything immaculate. Kitchen in room is perfect. Grill outside. Pool was empty while we were there and we felt like we owned the place. Very private. Kids enjoy watching the planes... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I noticed there were a lot of men staying in groups here that were working in construction or whatever. I didnt' feel comfortable going out to the pool with all those men in there. I was traveling with my son and his friend. I liked the place, but will not stay there again as long as they rent to long... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This is one of the most charming motels I've ever been to. The owner was nice, the grounds are wonderful, pool clean, the room is adorable, large with high ceilings, a tiny kitchen and spacious bathroom. We asked for a non smoking room, there is a no smoking sign...BUT...somewhere in the ventillation system we were connected to a smoking room.... More

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We didn't know what to expect since the Kon Tiki has no website and not many pictures available but we've been stung on misleading websites too! The hosts, Jackie and Karl, are very nice and laid back. Very willing to help. We liked our spacious room with all the amenities. The look is rather dated but very clean. If you're... More

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Madeira Beach, Florid
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

My husband and I stayed a couple nights at the Kon Tiki in Venice and had a great time. The room was clean and spacious with a view of the Venetian Waterway. Fully equipped kitchen(no oven but everything else) We were able to ride out of the parking lot right onto the bike trail. Management very friendly and knowledgeable. Price... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I watched this hotel being built in the early '70s. I was coming back to Venice by boat and this is the only motel with navigable access (it is adjacent to a Marine Max marina) I could find in Venice. I didn't expect too much given the low $80 price. I was wrong. The room was spacious, with a full... More

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Address: 1487 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
Location: United States > Florida > Venice
Also Known As:
Kon Tiki Hotel Venice
Kon Tiki Motel Venice, Florida

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