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Kona Magic Sands

77-6452 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Eugene, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This condo was well appointed,but the good ends there. We were on the Big Island Aug 2015 when temperatures ranged from a low of 77, to a high of 90, with humidity at 85% ! Our condo was 89 degrees when we arrived, and it never got much cooler than 82 during our 1 week stay. We know that Hawaiian... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here recently, and the whole building needs work. We stayed in unit 301, and I cannot with good conscience recommend it to anyone. The unit had electrical dangers, and outdated smoke alarm that did not work, we had problems with the hot water, and the tv was messed up. In addition the building as a whole is out... More 

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Louisville
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view of the ocean is fantastic. Thats is it. The TV, was broken, the AC had does not work written in marker on it. (It worked bit is about 60 years old, there were ants in the bathroom, the smoke alarm had a battery rusted in it (didnt work) the front door is missing glass allowing cool air to... More 

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Wheaton, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building sits above a rocky area where the waves crash so hard you can hear them in the units even with the doors closed. The view from our third floor unit had 180 degree views of the ocean, a side view of the beach next door and fantastic sunset views. The unit we rented was really nice, small but... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

What a great location. While the building itself is a litttle dated, the access to the beach and the ocean front view make up for it. These are all small efficiency units, but all have the fabulous view. If possible try for one of the corner units.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed at 314 for just 4 nights and we wished it could have been 14. What a fantastic view. This corner condo is large with two walls of glass, so you see ocean and ocean and park constantly. The sound of the crashing waves is loud and so soothing. We could see lots of tropical fish in each rolling... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

If you want to hear the ocean all night long at a bargain price this is the place for you. All the units are independently owned so some may be in better condition than others. We rented unit 313. There's no elevator. Hauling all your supplies and luggage up is a chore but it's well worth it. The unit was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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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