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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2009

My husband and I chose to stay at the Kona Tiki based on the reasonable price and convenience to Kona. We walked to Kona everyday. The views from the hotel are terrific. The staff was friendly as well. This is a no frills hotel, outdated and no tv but clean. The waves are very loud at night. My husband and... More 

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Portland Maine
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

Great location, only a two minute drive to restaurants and bars. The staff was super friendly. Rooms simple but clean. We got a kitchenette and it was well worth it. There is a Walmart and Safeway 5 minutes away so we stocked up to save some money. The staff let us borrow a cooler, umbrella, boogie boards and beach mats... More 

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Vieques, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2009

While planning an overnight in Kona, I was looking for an inexpensive place to stay. I discovered a diamond in the rough, the Kona Tiki. The other reviews said it all, but I'll gladly repeat- Waterfront setting, centrally-located, simple, clean rooms, helpful staff... You could not get any closer to the Pacific without getting wet. Enjoy an endless view during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2009

My friend and I stayed here for 5 nights from 7th to 12th May and had a wonderful stay. OK the waves at night were loud but earplugs soon sorted that out and let's face it you are warned before you book. Have no complaints at all - everyone was pleasant and helpful - even feeding the birds before the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2009

We usually get a third floor room with a small kitchenette. Nothing fancy but it's comfortable. Some folks may say it's dated or quaint, but it's all subjective. We love falling asleep to the sound of the surf - very relaxing. Quite user-friendly - they have beach gear that you can borrow. They serve an excellent breakfast (included in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

We stayed here a couple years ago and had been thinking about returning the moment we left. We tried to book 7 months in advance for a trip last year, and it was too late. Booked. Went to the Caribbean instead. This time we booked a year in advance. All the rooms are right on the ocean, and we sat... More 

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Tacoma
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

The number one thing I look for in a place to stay is the cleanliness. This place was spotless. It's kinda funky, but it's also $85.00 per night. The "hosts" were so knowledgeable about things to do on the island and even encouraged us to borrow one of their ice chests and beach mats for our daily outings. During the... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2009

Spent six nights in room 203 and would have happily stayed much longer. The Kona Tiki is about value and they do it very well. Our second floor kitchenette with a double and a single bed and mother nature's air conditioning was very comfortable. The view from our lanai was fantastic and the sound of the surf to put us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2009

My wife and I stayed at the Kona Tiki for 2 nights at the beginning of our trip. We had a first floor room and our back door was less than 20 feet from the ocean. We left the windows open each night and enjoyed the sound of the waves and watching the waves in the morning as the sun... More 

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Oregon
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2009

This was our second visit to Kona Tiki, and we were pleased to see that there had been some renovations to the rooms since our last visit several years ago. We're divers, and our initial visit in 1999 was the result of a recommendation from the dive operator. Now we do what we can get a room there when we're... 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:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona

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