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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Kona reef multiple times a year for 3-4 weeks each year for about 12 years. During that time, lots of the condos have been remodeled and there are improvements to the public areas (pool, garden, etc) every year. However, this was built in the 1970s or 80s so the condos are smaller than more modern... More

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Concord, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pro: Great location easy access to everything restaurants, shopping, even a small beach right next to the condos. Pool, jacuzzi, BBQ are very clean. Con: The "surprise!" $10.00/day Guess Utility fee, should be disclosed up front at booking. Beware there are cockroaches (in both units we stayed). Hit and miss units vary about standard depend on owners(bathrooms, kitchen...), the place... More

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Caloundra, Australia
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29 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with partner using timeshare(raintrees). Our unit was a one bedroom situated in back corner in E block. New sofa bed in lounge area and overall unit nicely furnished. Kitchen well equipped. Views from lounge room of pool and spa plus out to ocean, palm trees. As per previous reviews these units are close to kona beach area and... More

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

Aloha! Although this page is for Castle Hotels & Resorts, we appreciate your review and I will be sure to share your review with Rain Tree. I also agree their staff along with ours are very friendly and I am happy to say they are also great to work with too. :) Thank you for choosing to stay at the... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Check-in was easy. I verified check-in procedures in advance, because we arrived after office hours. There is a conveniently placed telephone directly outside the facility office, and you need only give your confirmation number to receive the lock-box combo. The condo was like a fully furnished apartment, and our unit had a patio that looked directly out to the pool... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I loved staying here, these are little apartment where you feel like home. And since I am a vegetarian I could cook at the room and carry it .The beach was right in front of our room and its very quiet. The location is great as it central to the city. but its far from attractions like Mauna kea, vaipio... More

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

Aloha! Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay on Hawaii Island at Kona Reef. We hope to see you soon. Mahalo for choosing to stay with us. Staff & Management More

Ede, Nederland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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