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75-6026 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Kona Makai
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sunnyvale, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kona Makai is a perfect location right on the water. We stayed in 1202 and everything we needed was provided to us. Our view from our lanai was fantastic. The dolphin show every morning and the beautiful sunsets. We will stay here again. Mike the grounds manager kept the landscape very beautiful.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband, teenage son & I stayed here for 10 days in January 2014 and found it to be almost perfect for what we needed!! We never spent too much time around the condo area as we wanted to see and do all there was on the Big Island, but it was great having a quiet, comfortable, relaxing place to... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The condo was okay, but certainly not the best I've experienced. Our unit was pretty dated and the mattress definitely could've used replacing. It was extremely hot and, since we were on the ground floor, we could not leave windows open to let it cool off. All in all not bad, since we spent most of our time out, but... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The complex in general is great. Very well looked after and great location. We walked to dinner most nights. Some places within easy walking distance (Jackie Rey's, Island Lava Java), others a slightly longer walk to the end of the main area (Fish Hopper etc.), but a reasonable $10 cab ride. Great sunset views even if your condo is not... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

My husband and family stayed in unit 2-301 and loved it. Sitting on the lanai and drinking coffee and watching the dolphins every morning was something we looked forward to. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained also. The unit itself was very comfy and in very good condition. It was nice having the two big rooms and bathrooms and... More

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Evergreen, Colorado, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We had a wonderful stay here in unit 5-104, with 4 of us sharing this one bedroom one bath. Loved to have breakfast out on the lanai looking at the ocean. Pool is great as is hot tub. This unit is clean and well kept, and very reasonable. Owner is very sensitive to your needs. Would book again!

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I recently stayed here with my mom and young 18 month old son.....it was Not a good experience!! Upon arriving we realized how dated the place was....lights in bathroom and a/c in bedroom not working. Some of the cupboards were literally falling apart and deteriorating. Dishwasher is rusty inside. There is No sand beach or swimming access at the condos...you... More

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San Diego, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at a wonderful condo here of April 2012. The only downside of this complex was , but the somewhat rude, loud knocking early in the morning. Why?....because pool noodels and beach chairs were on the patio. I totally get that it's a rule (I'm a rules girl!) but it was already on there when we... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Plumbing issues led to us having to relocate which went as good as possible with managements help. Stuff Happens and they went above and beyond to make the relocation work out. We will definately stay with them again because of their commitment to us in a tough situation. A trouble free stay would have made this a 4+ which is... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Great little ocean front community, the grounds are well maintained and the locals are friendly. You can meet up by the pool at sunset and enjoy your favorite beverage, toss a steak on the grille and share stories with the other. Many are vacationers, but you have some owners as well

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Also Known As:
Kona Makai Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Makai Hotel
Kona Makai Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Address: 75-6026 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
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Ranked #18 of 31 Specialty lodging in Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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