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Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden

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97802 Overseas Highway, MM 98, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with another Florida couple for a 3 day getaway. We rented a 2 br suite (king and queen beds. It was clean quiet and very comfortable. Room amenities were some that we had never seen in comparable places. Extra hooks, towel racks and even portable reading lights by the bed. Kona Kai is on the bay side. We... More 

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Tequesta, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a few days in a jr suite and found Kona to be quaint, clean and quiet with manicured gardens, nice pool and hot tub along with several outdoor amenities such as standup paddle boards, kayaks, ping pong (in the sand). Although the rooms are somewhat old and dated, they are comfortable with nice linens, coffee, etc. Nice for a... More 

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights at this property in Key Largo. The property is beautiful on the gulf and the foliage is truly lovely. It is a very peaceful location and the staff were all so pleasant. We did find some issues that we didn't appreciate though. Our room was not cleaned during our entire stay. When my husband asked about... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come to relax and enjoy a scenic view. Always clean and well maintained. The staff does accommodate your requests. A wonderful vacation get away. We have returned multiple times and cannot wait to come again. Maureen and Tom

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Moore Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time, last minute decision. Great place. Beautiful scenery. Awesome artwork. Professional staff. Beautiful garden. Rooms are clean. Outdoor pool area is fantastic. Plenty of free activities. I've been to a lot of places, the world needs staff like this place. It is definitely worth visiting for a peace of mind and still able to enjoy the place for everything... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to stay at the Kona Kai Resort recently for two nights and will definitely stay longer next time. This was the first time at the Kona Kai for us and will not be the last. We love visiting the Keys for an opportunity to relax and enjoy a slower pace of life. The Kona Kai exceeded... More 

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FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights here for our first time and it was so serene. We were so relaxed in such a lush gardener's paradise. The grounds were so beautiful, clean and pristine. The staff are so friendly, accommodating and truly make you feel welcome. Alyssa was fabulous upon check in and at departure. Veronica was always... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at this small resort of only around a dozen rooms/suites. We stayed in the Key Lime Suite, which was large and tastefully decorated. The only negative was the shower, which lacked water pressure and did not drain well. The grounds were lovely and the staff very helpful. We enjoyed hanging out on the beach, taking... More 

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West Yorkshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

So many things have already been said, so what else to say is difficult. The pool is lovely and the complimentary water that was in the fridge by the pool was appreciated. The large numbers of Iguana lizards wandering around were not what I had expected but they just added to the unusual setting. We went on an enviro tour... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

From the start this resort impresses. The driveway weaves around lush landscaping and leads to the elegant entrance of the property. The staff is wonderful and continually trying to make your stay more pleasurable. The grounds are immaculate from the raked sand, the pool, hot tub, the luscious landscaping down to the individual signs that identify and inform about each... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owned and operated by the same family since 1991 and a "Fodor’s Choice" selection since 2009, Kona Kai is a magical hideaway, teeming with the natural beauty of old Key Largo and hand polished into one of the most exclusive resorts in the Florida Keys. With all new accommodations in 2013, Kona Kai is reserved for adults. Offering highly praised personalized concierge service, Kona Kai is regularly recommended by leading travel publications and websites. SInce the 2011 addition of "The Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai," guests enjoy our gardens day and night; complimentary tours for all registered guests are offered by our staff ethnobotanist. Kona Kai is a classic Keys experience; the perfect alternative if you're seeking to avoid the crowds and formality of a big resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden

Address: 97802 Overseas Highway, MM 98, Key Largo, FL 33037
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
Price Range: $199 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Kona Kai Resort & Gallery Hotel Key Largo
Kona Kai Resort And Gallery
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