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Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

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1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stylish accommodations, on the water, gorgeous views of the Marina and the San Diego skyline, a delicious restaurant and relaxing spa. We enjoyed our three days at the newly remodeled Kona Kai Resort and recommend it for a peaceful stay in S.D. Pros: The hotel is broken up into separate buildings that made parking near the room accessible. Ate breakfast... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing the getaway with us, Peter. It's a pleasure to hear you enjoyed such a spectrum of the Kona Kai experience and that each of these were so memorable. We're happy to create such an escape for our guests and would love to welcome you back the next time you're in San Diego! More 

Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel with great views. Would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a quiet stay that is actually on the water in S.D. It was a very welcome change to staying in the downtown area. Morning walks from this hotel are a must, especially along the harbor. Dinners at the hotel restaurant were outstanding. Staff at the pool... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit and enthusiasm, Kyle. Our scenic waterfront setting is truly unique, and we take pride in affording our guests with a tranquil oasis apart from the nearby city. We look forward to welcoming you back and to sharing even more of the services you've come to know of our Kona Kai Resort! More 

Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful resort in an amazing location on the tip of Shelter Island, so the resort has water views everywhere. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the staff is very friendly and attentive.

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit and acclaim, Teri. We're excited to have shared our slice of San Diego with you and to hear you enjoyed such a rounded experience. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back and to share even more of the hospitality you've come to know of our resort! More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Kona Kai for 3 nights for our babymoon and had a great experience. We had a room with a king sized bed on the marina side, which was lovely. Pros: The Vessel Restaurant. We had 3 breakfasts thanks to the bed & breakfast package, and one dinner at The Vessel. The food was so... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing the occasion with us, Erin, and congratulations to you both! We're pleased to be able to share a tranquil oasis for our guests, and we're especially happy to hear our Vessel Restaurant started each morning on the right foot; there's truly no better way to start a day than waterfront on our San Diego shores! We'd love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our overall experience was incredible. High quality service, and a special thanks to Minjoo Jeong for making our stay very memorable. Definitely will come back to this resort next time we are in San Diego!

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

The pleasure was entirely our own, Brandon, and we thank you for the glowing words of your Kona Kai experience. We're excited to welcome you back to even more of the trusted hospitality you've come to know of our team and to assembling another memorable stay! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a 'Staycation' with the hubby for a weekend in May. We had a great time. Hotel staff was professional and welcoming. I checked in quickly (less than five minutes). We had to pay for parking, which is a bummer for me, but apparently most hotels in the area charge for parking, so not a big deal. Desk staff gave... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We love welcoming local guests and are overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness of your review. It's a pleasure to be able to share our oasis with you and to learn you've become a dedicated fan of our Vessel Restaurant. The recommendation is hugely appreciated, and we look forward to hosting you again for many memorable returns! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a few day staycation here and without any reservation I can say that this is a wonderful family friendly spot away from it all. The resort has everything and is located in a place where you can see the city, see the coastline, see thousands of sail and power boats, but is off the beaten track. Restaurant is... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

The joyousness of your review lights us up, and we thank you for such generous words of your experience. We're thrilled that you and your family enjoyed the experience so thoroughly, and we wish you our very best until we're able to welcome you back! Thanks for sharing and for being such valued guests of our Kona Kai Resort! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent front desk staff of Minjoo, Najee, and emilio. Stayed there for three days and was greeted by a friendly staff that took care of all my questions and suggested great spots around town on where to have a good time in the city

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We're excited to have shared this visit with you and to hear the impact our services had on your experience at large. We'd love to host you again and to share even more of this signature hospitality in San Diego travels to come! More 

Canon City, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taylor at check in was refreshing after a very long day. Our flight was canceled, we were redirected to fly into OC, upon arrival our car rental was not changed properly, then we had to drive two hours to arrive. Our day began early, 3:00 AM, we arrived at the property after 9:00 PM. Today I would say this was... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

We certainly understand the pangs and frustrations that can come with travel, so we're always happy to greet our guests with an inviting warmth and compassion. We hope this resonated throughout your Kona Kai experience and that we'll have the chance to welcome you back again soon! More 

Maple Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had our wedding here July 17th and everything was FABULOUS!! I could not have asked for a better setting or helpful staff. Especially Jennifer Hoffman, who was our wedding coordinator - she did such a wonderful job! Right down to helping us out with putting our flowers together the day before - above and beyond the... More 

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L_Apichell, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort, responded to this review

Congratulations to you both, and thank you for entrusting us with your special day, Tara. We're thrilled to have helped make it an even more memorable one, and we're excited to welcome you back. Thanks for the recommendation and kind words! More 

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