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Kanoa Resort Saipan

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Beach Rd. | PO Box 500369, MP96950, Mariana Islands (Formerly Saipan Grand Hotel)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will make this review short and direct. And you will have to trust me when I say, NEVER again. Stay somewhere else. We booked 3 rooms here. The rooms were initially average looking and clean. No frills. Then the a/c did not work and the bed was hard as a rock! I have a dejavu experience. I wondered if... More 

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kqsaipan, Consultant at Kanoa Resort Saipan, responded to this review

Hafa Adai and greetings from Kanoa Resort Saipan! Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our hotel so that we can improve our product and services for future guests. Please accept my sincere apology on behalf of the hotel for the poor experience you encountered during your visit. I see that you stayed back in September... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 2 nights. The bedroom was spartan, to put it kindly. The closet doors are metal cabinet doors like we had in elementary school. The bathroom looked like a locker room, and had only one outlet. US visitors: the hotel does not automatically provide washcloths. The TV cabinet was hand-made out of stained plywood. There was no clock in... More 

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kqsaipan, Consultant at Kanoa Resort Saipan, responded to this review

Hafa Adai and greetings from Kanoa Resort Saipan. Although we failed to meet your expectations on your recent visit, we thank you for your review as it will assist our managers and owners to improve upon our facilities and product. With our recent management change, we endeavor to make the Kanoa Resort Saipan a more comfortable, friendly and fun place... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I am so happy i choose this hotel. hotel is better than i expect. view from my room is so amazing during sunset. hotel has restaurant and pool. pool looks good for children. very clean and nice beach with bar

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kqsaipan, Consultant at Kanoa Resort Saipan, responded to this review

Hafa Adai, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and feedback regarding your recent stay at the Kanoa Resort Saipan. Our goal is to provide all of our guests with the highest level of service, quality product and value for the price paid. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Guam, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Ended up at the Kanoa Resort after the usual hotels in Saipan had filled up with (pre?) Chinese New Year visitors to the island. We were offered a $40/night additional charge for a room in an "executive suite," which was supposed to have been "newly renovated." Maybe we should have, and maybe that's where the positive reviews are coming from.... More 

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kqsaipan, Consultant at Kanoa Resort Saipan, responded to this review

Hafa Adai, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and feedback regarding your stay at the Kanoa Resort Saipan. I do apologize that we did not completely meet your expectations in terms of cleanliness and value. Since your visit, a new General Manager has joined our team to help improve improve guest experiences. Thank you again for... More 

Kurayoshi, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We checked in at quite an early hour in the morning and so we didin't have time to enjoy ourseleves in the pools or in the beach on arrival. But when we woke up at arounfd 10 o'clock , we were so surprised to get to see such a beautiful white sand beach and the marine blue sea along with... More 

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kqsaipan, Consultant at Kanoa Resort Saipan, responded to this review

Hafa Adai and thank you for providing valuable feedback regarding your stay with us in January. Yes, the Emerald Tower showcases the beauty of Saipan's spectacular beachfront. Your comments regarding airport transfers has also been noted and considered. We hope you'll return in the future. Thank you again. More 

Tumon, Mariana Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We arrived early and could not check in until 2pm. The lobby was promising and the pool area with slides were great. The food in the buffet was very good, but priced high for the half-sized offering of a usual buffet. I think this is Saipan wide, not limited to this hotel. The Airport pickup was $10 each as was... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very nice resort facility. Front desk staff very friendly, helpful, and professional. Room itself was clean, quiet, and comfortable. My third floor room faced the beach; spectacular Pacific sunsets ! Housekeeping service done perfectly every day. The hotel was full of mostly families and young couples from Asia and Europe. Was in Saipan for a week-long business trip - would... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Arrived the hotel early in the morning; glad to check-in earlier by extra USD40. Rooms were rather aged but acceptable with the rates paid and the very nice seaview. The bed was compy and the air-cons was strong. Free Wi-Fi was available in the room and the lobby. Staff were friendly in general. Hotel breakfast was sufficient with Asian food... More 

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FiestaResortGuam, Manager at Kanoa Resort Saipan, responded to this review

Dear Travelholic99, Hafa Adai! Thank you for sharing the experiences of your recent stay at the Kanoa Resort. We are happy to know that you were able to enjoy the services and facilities at Kanoa Resort, as well as had the time to explore the natural beauty surrounding the hotel. Again, thank you for taking the time to submit your... More 

Vladivostok, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Kanoa Resort Consist of one 5 stores building. There is one additional structure but its not clear whether it is the same hotel. We spent here one week. The advantages. Nice green comfortable territory. The Hotel staff is bery mice. The Hotel locates right by the sea. Free chaise lounges. There is a cafe on the beach. The hotel offers... More 

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Lets start with the ugly first.... Any room not in the Tower... The hotel is being renovated but not fast enough. Next lets go with the good... The rooms in the Tower are nice... Very nice in fact with fantastic views of the Saipan Bay. The breakfast buffet that was included with the room was pretty good too. As for... More 

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