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Kona Magic Sands

77-6452 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in unit 113 3/29/2015 to 4/5/2015. This unit was filthy. Cockroaches (in the bed) and bugs everywhere. Furniture and Appliances are old, dirty, and not maintained. Dishes, wash before you use. Place looks like furnished from a garage sale. Sheets ripped, and stained. Showers, no longer than about 4 min and water gets cold. NO A/C. The only... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Condo #208- We have stayed here in the past and have never had any complaints or problems until this year. Our condo was dirty- the doors and windows had a film of dust and dirt. The lanai blinds were in need of major repair or replacement. The carpet was filthy. The kitchen had no stove, just a cook top that... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The apartment was well equipped, and the pull down double bed a good idea for space saving. The apartment is not on the corner as we first though - as it appears from the pictures, but is one away from the corner. This in no way detracts from the view. Amazing to sit on the balcony and watch the yellow... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed at this condo for our wonderful three week honeymoon. KMS is situated between a wonderful surfing beach and a local park. Every unit faces the ocean so we could see whales breaching in the ocean as well as spinner dolphins. Every night provided us with a magnificent sunset. Many of the units have an open Lanaii which is... More 

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Black Creek, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Stayed in Magic Sands #301 January 25-31, 2015. Complex is an older building with the units privately owned, so expect quite a variation in the types and quality of rooms available. #301, 3rd floor, corner unit has a huge, beautiful balcony overlooking the surf (west, great sunsets) and the south (Magic Sands Beach). If you want a very quiet stay... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Just stayed in #111 (ground floor) for over a week. It had everything we needed. All appliances (dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker) except an oven but we didn't need that anyway. There are shared gas grills to use outside. In this condo, there was some snorkel gear, boogie boards, beach towels. Cable TV, wifi included. I don't know if there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

As mentioned in other reviews, all units are individually owned and largely managed by one of several property management companies you can book the property through (a few google searches will show your options). #209 is simple no-frills accommodation, a bachelor suite good for 2 people. Kitchen had everything we needed, including blender, toaster, microwave, coffee maker. Also had a... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed in a ground floor unit in the Kona Magic Sands complex but thought it was a little depressing. First of all: we did not get the American taste of furniture on Hawaii at all. We have travelled through Asia a lot and the way they create little elegant boutique hotels there with jungle feel and elegance iss amazing.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had to leave and get a room at Sheraton..No-one at office or emergency hotline could be reached when we arrived late last night. Room looked like it was never cleaned..nasty stained sheets..no ac..overhead fans not working..the worst was the horrible smell from what we think was fumigation (?) We tried opening the Windows and sliding doors to air the... More 

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Riverside, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I rented unit 206 for 7 nights. It was perfect for 2 people. The view is unbeatable! We fell asleep every night with the sliding door open listening to the waves. Everything we needed was there from cooking supplies to beach chairs and snorkel sets. The complex is very quite and has Magic Sands beach right next... More 

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