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Kona Reef Resort

3.0 of 5 Condominium   |   75-5888 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
RuudKok Ede, Nederland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ede, Nederland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with ocean view (room B34) and walking distance to lots of restaurants. Nice pool, with enough beds around it. The jacuzzi is a bit too hot, so nobody seems to use that. Pitty. Four BBQ's are free to use. Apartments are spacious though simple. Not completely fresh and clean (we've had 2 cockroaches visiting). Unfortunately the owners are... More

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Palmyra, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in unit D4 the week of 4th of July. The unit was clean and in good condition. The frame for the sleeper sofa was bent, but an air mattress was supplied and quickly remedied the situation (new sofa was on order). The complex is a 10-15 minute walk from downtown. We awoke each morning to the sound of pounding... More

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Kuna, Idaho
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and son and I stayed at Kona Reef A7 in June 2014. This ground floor, ocean view, corner unit was amazing and it was perfect for us! We stayed our first 5 nights here and then moved on to VNP and then to Hilo. In hindsight, we wish we had more time in Kailua-Kona and at the Kona... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this condominium resort in April 2014 when we met up with friends to go diving. We spent 10 days and really liked the location. It was much quicker to walk into town than get in the car and try to park in town. We didn't realize how close it was and loved that. This particular unit is... More

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted something more of a private condo type and thus chose this place. The kitchen is fully equipped. Again, a smoke free resort and the best part of it was,it had a private beach of its own! So if you want to go for a dip/sit by the ocean with your morning coffee or chill out with a couple... More

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CRHHNL, General Manager at Kona Reef Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review and thank you for choosing to stay here at the Kona Reef. More

Stafford, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 6 stayed in D-11, 2 bedroom oceanfront unit and we really enjoyed it! The unit itself was just remodeled, everything was brand new, we loved the extras like surfboards and beach towels and chairs, and comfy lounge chairs on the lanai. The views were amazing, with daily surfers and dolphins playing nearby. The kids loved the pool... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the location is great, next to the ocean and close to town, the rooms are dated and in need of updating. After checking in, our first task was to give the bathroom a thorough cleaning. There is a single air conditioning unit in the living room and none in the bedroom. The bedroom has a ceiling fan and small... More

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CRHHNL, General Manager at Kona Reef Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location which offers many dining and shopping options within walking distance. We regret to hear of your challenges and offer our sincerest apologies. We thank you for your comments as this will help us improve our... More

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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85 reviews 85 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The units we stayed in are individually owned. We booked thru a travel agent. They were fully equipped kitchens. A/C was in the living room and they encourage energy savings by asking you to turn off the A/C when you are gone. It made the bedroom a little warm to start the night when you were out all day and... More

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CRHHNL, General Manager at Kona Reef Resort, responded to this review

Aloha & Thank you for your review. Mahalo for choosing to stay at the Kona Reef and we hope you will return soon. More

Renton, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed in the time-share side of things. And not being local property owners did not get the best view, but still not bad. There are only 24 rooms owned by the time share company, but all of those are consistent with furniture and comfort. The room was comfortable, and the staff was great. There are no gym facilities, and... More

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Rancho Cucamonga CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed in unit D-3 - very satisfied with just about everything. Wonderful ocean front, quiet, clean and fully stocked. I loved that it was actually fully stocked for everything you need for a week at the beach - nice big beach towels, chairs, sand mats, coolers, snorkel gear (no fins - we rented at Snorkel Bobs), and even an... More

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Address: 75-5888 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kona Reef Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
Castle Kona Reef Hotel Kailua-Kona
Castle Kona Reef Kailua
Kona Reef Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Kona Reef is an oceanfront condominium resort adjacent to a sandy beach park in historic Kailua-Kona and near quaint shops and restaurants. One- and two-bedroom suites offer full-kitchens, FREE WiFi, and ocean or garden views. Amenities include an oceanfront swimming pool, jet spa, and a cabana with barbecue area. ... more   less 
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