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Kona Islander Inn

75-5776 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Edmonton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not a hotel. The unit I stayed in expects you to clean yourself even if its a 1 night stay that cost way too much for what you get. On the up side the property is a tropical garden and is in a great location right in the heart of Kona. Stay at the big resort on the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came back again for a great 2 week stay in our favorite little condo. Spent more time at beach across from the Islander with lots of turtles. Happy hour at Huggo's did not disappoint. The Islander was upgrading the property but it did not affect us as we were out most of our stay. We stay in #326 and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking in front is sparse. It appears there is parking from the beach side if you are a resident. Property is older, rooms are small (about 350 sq.ft), but all are kitchenettes. Our unit was clean,had ac, and a nice Queen sized bed along with a sofa bed whose mattress was in very poor shape and the sheets had not... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the condo I stayed in was older, but clean. It was extremely quiet. I was traveling alone and felt totally safe. I loved being able to stay right on Alii drive. I did have a rental car and would want to be back early enough to find a spot. The staff was always friendly. They were doing updates on units... More 

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, this is a condo. Each room is different because each room has a different owner. We were traveling with several couples and the quality of each room was different. Our room had a poor mattress and the A/C took several days before the room temperature was properly maintained. The good: Location - The back of the condo opened onto... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a fantastic location right thing in the middle of Kona on Ali'i drive. I have stayed here more than five times. The best way to rent is on the VRBO website. This way you can see the room that you're going to rent because every room is drastically different. Some are bare bones and some are luxurious.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and I am glad that was all it was. The location and outside area were okay, but the room was disgusting. The bed had not been changed from the previous stay with dirt, skin, hairs and goodness knows what else on the sheets. The shower tub was very dirty. Overall the entire room was dirty,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked at the last minute, so everywhere was expensive. This place offered the best price, and turned out to be great value. A very quiet place with a pool and hot tub, most of the people here are timeshare owners and retirees escaping the snow. The location was so good, you go out the back gate and are at... More 

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Munster, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hawaii Resort Management Inc that manages the booking does not have a voicemail set up, and was incompetent in booking our reservation. Rude staff. Run down. The good location in Kona town is the only positive.

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Richmond Ca.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My extended family and I rented three condos here starting Dec. 11 to Dec. 25. Each time one of us tried to register, desk staff said it was the other office, not them. With some pressure, each time, they were able to find our reservation. Parking is first come first serve, but they reduced the parking spots because of construction... More 

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