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“Love Being So Close to the Beach” 5 of 5 stars
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3.0 of 5 Resort   |   2225 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118   |  
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Ranked #16 of 108 Hotels in Daytona Beach
Oakdale, Pennsylvania
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22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Love Being So Close to the Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Stayed here three nights during Biketoberfest. Hotel goes out of their way to accommodate trailers and motorcycles. We had a kitchenette with a full-size fridge, stove, and table/chairs for four. Balcony looks directly onto beach...with many bikes in Daytona for the week, we never heard them since we were on the beach-side. Also could look into parking lot & keep an eye on the bike. Beds were very comfy, but sheets were older & limp - I prefer mine newer & crisper. The olympic-size pool was very refreshing. Had dinner one night @ hotel - it was fine. Free breakfast menu includes variety - eggs, sausage, cereal, danish, toast, oatmeal, juices. Would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Rooms facing ocean are definitely quiet.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed at the Aku Tiki this past week. All of the employees we encountered from the maids to the restaurant workers were friendly and helpful. The pool was clean and the free breakfast was good(eggs, sausage, pancakes, fruit, etc). Free happy hour in the evening with $5 baskets of appetizers was also a good deal. Can't beat the view! IHOP, grocery store, and mini-golf within walking distance. We would stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BahamaHouse32118, Manager at BEST WESTERN Aku Tiki Inn, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Thanks for a great review! The Best Western PLUS Aku Tiki staff works hard to make sure that every guest has a great vacation experience - we are happy to know that we are achieving success and look forward to your next visit!
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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

I found the rooms to be large in size and very clean. Enjoyed the pool and the sitting area. In the morning they have cookies in the lobby and a descent free breakfast. The breakfast menu is the same every day. They offer free cocktails in the restaurant which was enjoyable. The location is perfect and the staff was very friendly and helpful with information concerning the area. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My stay at the Best Western Plus was highlighted by the cleanliness of the rooms. The overall experience was fantastic- from the friendliness of the staff, to the location, to the value of bang for your buck. But all-in-all- I wanted to let the TripAdvisor community know that if you are looking for a pristine and clean venue to stay, this is the place to be!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BahamaHouse32118, Manager at BEST WESTERN Aku Tiki Inn, responded to this review, October 17, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. The staff at the Best Western PLUS Aku Tiki takes pride in keeping the hotel in top shape. We also think that we are one of the best values on the beach - from our sparkling clean rooms and common areas, to our great food in Trader's Restaurant, to our Tiki Bar and pool area . . . . we are happy that you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon!
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Sanford, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A group of us took a weekend trip to Daytona Beach and had the best experience at the Best Western Plus Aku Tiki Inn. The staff was so polite. Our room was clean and homey. And the pool/beach area was outstanding. Sun bathing by the huge pool with music playing and bubbles blowing in the air from a fan that the bartender controlled made the afternoon. Thanks to all of the employees for making our vacation getaway so enjoyable. We will be back soon..

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

What a lovely time we shared at this hotel yet again. All of my penpals and I got together and they stayed at the tiki and I bunked with them. This is one of my favorite places to stay, it's just lovely with the warm soft beds and the comforting sounds of the ocean. It really is lovely and such a short walk to the diner where they are so kind and flirtatious with me even though I know they are just shining on me because of my age and tips.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BahamaHouse32118, Manager at BEST WESTERN Aku Tiki Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Thank you for your excellent review! The staff at the Tiki doesn't discriminate . . . we like all of our guests! We're happy that you and your friends had a wonderful visit and we hope you include us in your plans again soon!
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Orlando, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I recently spent a weekend away in Daytona Beach with some friends. They recommended this location because they had stayed here before, and thankfully I took their advise. The room had a great view of the beach!!! I spent most of the next day at their pool. There was a bar by the pool that made great frozen drinks, I reccomend the Pina Colada. When it was finally time to eat we went to their attached restaurant for dinner. The food was great. I had an amazing cheeseburger. After dinner, I spent the evening seeing the other sites around the area. All around, a great weekend!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2225 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
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Location: United States > Florida > Daytona Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Daytona Beach
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Daytona Beach
#13 Family Hotel in Daytona Beach
#18 Romantic Hotel in Daytona Beach
#18 Business Hotel in Daytona Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Aku Tiki Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 132
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay at this family owned and operated Daytona Beach, Florida hotel located on the "World's Most Famous Beach".Welcome to the newly-renovated Daytona Beach, Florida hotel located directly on the white sand beaches of Daytona Beach. This family friendly hotel offers the best in customer service for both business and leisure travelers. Guests will be conveniently near the Ocean Center Convention Center, Daytona International Speedway and the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The BEST WESTERN Aku Tiki Inn proudly offers 132 spaciously appointed guest rooms each complete with cable satellite television with HBO®, microwave, refrigerator and high-speed Internet access. Guests will enjoy dining at Traders, the onsite full service restaurant. ... more   less 
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