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75-5968 Alii Drive, About a mile from downtown Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Kona Tiki Hotel
Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kona Tiki was built in the 1950's and it has a vintage Hawaiian Polynesian Tiki style motif. We enjoyed its location right on the water (light sleepers might be kept awake by the sound of the surf). The staff is very friendly. Most of the people who stay appear to be of retirement age. There are no TVs or... More 

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Winfield, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank-you Michelle and Gary for making this part of our stay on the big island so wonderful. Kona Tiki Hotel is convenient, clean, and has a wonderful situation right on the ocean. An excellent deal in Kailua-Kona. We will visit again!

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surrey, british columbia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
71 hotel reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well certainly not to be confused with a five-star Beach resort, the Kona Tiki Hotel is an ideal place for budget minded travellers to stay when visiting the Big Island of Hawaii. Located right on the ocean, and just a 15 to 20 minute casual walk to the centre of Kailua-Kona, you will not be disappointed as long as you... More 

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Baden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic value for money, very clean, airy rooms with ceilingfans, well maitenanced property, building slightly aged though. Exellent located within short walking distance to the restaurants and shops at Alii Sunset Plaza. Serious con: waves crushing heavy against seawall and proximity to busy Alii Dr might leave light sleepers unhappy.

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Toronto
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kona Tiki will forever have a special place in my memories of beautiful Hawaii. If you are looking for a clean and simple place to stay with a million dollares view then this is the place you do not want to miss.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our 3 night stay at the Kona Tiki, especially since it was right on the water and you could watch (and hear!) the waves lapping up over the rocks. The room was cheerful, bright but basic (if you are looking for a hotel room with TV, all mod cons then look elsewhere). We didn't mind though as the... More 

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Brightwood, Oregon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cannot get a property closer to the ocean anywhere that I know of and I have been going to the islands of Hawaii since 1975. When we found this hotel we found a gem. We book our vacation time to when we can get our favorite room on the 3rd floor. This hotel has three floors and maybe 15... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Kona Tiki Hotel for 8 nights at the beginning of Nov 2014 and can not speak more highly of the place and the people. We arrived in town not having booked anywhere to stay and were looking for something cheap and cheerful. We'd been advised to try hotel X and hotel Y as... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a great stay at the Kona Tiki Hotel! The room was clean, bed was super comfortable, and other then the sound of the waves crashing it was quiet (even with the door and windows open we did not hear any noise from the other guests). We felt is was a great value and we even got breakfast. Was... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We loved our stay at the Kona Tiki Hotel. The location, especially for the price, is outstanding. The ocean waves crashed literally steps from our balcony door. We left the windows open at night and slept like babies to the sound of the surf. We could easily walk to restaurants and other locations in the heart of Kailua-Kona. The managers... More 

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Address: 75-5968 Alii Drive, About a mile from downtown Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Kona Tiki Kailua
Hotel Kona Tiki
Kona Tiki Hotel Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#5 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona

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