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Kanaloa at Kona

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78-261 Manukai Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kingston, Idaho
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The location and view from this condo were amazing! That being said, the entire condo is in need of renovation. Peeling paint. Obvious water damage in places. Tile about ready to fall off the shower in the master bath. There were very few places to hang towels, etcetera. Had to buy some basic suplies not provided in sufficient quantity. You... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I will make every effort to work with the owner on the items described. Yes, the view is pretty special, and hopefully you will make a return visit and see the changes. We appreciate the comments, and use them to better our services to all guests. Aloha and Mahalo. More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Property had nice grounds. Check in was easy. We had the 2 bed condo, which was very spacious and comfortable. The owner had all of the usual utensils for the kitchen, but was nice enough to include beach supplies like boogie boards and picnic items. No AC however, fans were decent enough for comfortable sleep. They advertise no wifi in... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Aloha from Kanaloa, thank you for your comments and appreciate the great review. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your vacation here and hope you will return some time in the near future. Aloha and Mahalo. More 

Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My wife & I stayed there for 5 nights in March. We were right on the waters edge with great views & sunsets. Only a short drive or walk to restaurants & shops. A very quiet place to stay. Well worth the money.

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Aloha from Kona, Thank you for your comments and excellent rating. It is always nice to hear that you enjoyed your time with us here at Kanaloa at Kona. We will look forward to a return visit in the near future. Aloha and Mahalo. More 

Toronto
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Our trip was funded by my awesome brother but looking at the costs I can't see why not stay here in the future. We had a great ocean front condo, two bedrooms plus a loft for what amounted to $250 a night, a price you're going to pay for any decent hotel if not more. We were literally feet from... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and taking the time to rate us. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during your vacation. We hope that you will return for another visit in the near future. Mahalo and Aloha. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were disappointed on arriving at our accommodation due to the room we were allocated not looking like any of the pictures we had been presented on booking. I had done quite a bit of my own research before we arrived and knew that each of the Condo's were individually owned and maintained - therefore it was a hit or... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Aloha from Kona, I am sorry to hear of the unit not being to your liking. Some owners choose a antique look, other take a pastel decor, some a hawaiian theme, and yet other may choose a complete modern upgrade. I the Outrigger rental program we have the flexibility to offer other units that may be more compatible to a... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My family booked a condo here for three days and was not impressed from the start. Online the cleaning fee at checkout claims to run from $75-115, but after getting the email confirmation it stated $195. Because we had booked so close to our stay we had no way to cancel the reservation. When I mentioned this to the receptionist... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Aloha from Kona, I am sorry to hear of your disappointment during your recent stay. Not all units have air conditioning and there is a charge for the use of it. Any additional cleaning services will have a cost associated with it. When a guest checks out, we will clean and disinfect all surfaces, launder all sheets, blankets, towels and... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My family and I stayed here for a recent vacation and it was absolutely spectacular! The condos are located in a nice area by a lot of things such as about 10 min from the beach walking strip in Kona and right by the harbor for where you go out snorkeling and such. We had an ocean view room which... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo, we appreciate the wonderful descriptions and excellent rating. It is always nice to hear the enjoyment of the property and staff. We will look forward to a return visit in the near future. Once again, Thank you for your comments. More 

Okotoks, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

After a mistake in our booking we were unable to stay at our originally booked condo for our entire stay on the Island, and ended up here for our last 5 days. Thank goodness....this condo was beautiful, spacious, with a great location. I would highly recommend this property. We had a 1 bedroom with partial ocean view..our view was of... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments and excellent rating. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Kanaloa at Kona, and hopefully we will see you back here on a return visit. Aloha and Mahalo More 

2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Cozy wood-frame condos right on the ocean in a relaxed environment. Flats are large, individually owned (and decorated), and vary a bit from condo to condo. Our group had 2 different ocean view (1 with loft) and we were very pleased. Pros are the proximity to the ocean, groceries, cleanliness, BBQ on site, grassy areas, and the spacious abodes. The... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo for your comments, you are "spot on" that each unit is individually owned and so there are no two units alike throughout the entire complex. As for the pools, there has been talk about heating the pools but the coldest temperature would be in the winter at 76 degrees F. In the Summer the pool temperatures can... More 

Hilo, Hawaii, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Kanaloa is our home away from home.The property is very well maintained, pool, grills, grounds. The staff is great!! They do their best to make sure YOU are happy. The past few visits we stayed were for medical visits. And let me tell you, I can, and AM quite fussy when it comes to our comfort on these type of... More 

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chuck o, General Manager at Kanaloa at Kona, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments and excellent grading. I will pass your comments on to the staff here, and thank them again for you, and also from me. We all wish you well on a speedy recovery, and hope to see you soon on a return visit.. Aloha and Mahalo More 

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