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Kona Kai Resort, Gallery & Botanic Garden

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only spent one night at this very romantic resort. Great property, closed to the main road but very quite with a beatiful garden. From our room, which was fully equipped with kitchen, (pineapple suite) we could enjoy an amazing view of the ocean.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a memorable 4 night stay in this exclusive resort. We arrived in a down pour, early evening, but Jennifer was on hand to greet us and show us to our perfect hideaway, Kiwi. One of the smaller properties, but perfect with comfortable Queen bed and two seater sofa plus a fridge, coffee maker and glasses for sunset...

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Lanesboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time in the Keys. The experience was amazing! The staff was so friendly and helpful with everything from helping us schedule our time most efficiently to get the most from our stay. Also knowledgeable with all the Keys has to offer restaurants, attractions etc.. Our room was very well kept and the grounds & gardens were beautiful. Our...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most beautiful place (quite, peaceful and romantic) my husband and I stayed. The check-in staff was very friendly. I agreed with other reviewers: the young lady at check-out was a little cold. Our stay included Kayaking, Paddle Boarding or boating, Ping Pong playing, hammocks, tennis, a beautiful pool with hot tub looking at the ocean...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My best friend surprised me with a trip to the Keys for my birthday, our first stop was Kona Kai and we fell in love with this place. They are the quintessential spirit of the Keys. We were greeted at the door of our little "cottage" room with a card that had my name and a bow attached wishing me...

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Jersey
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We stayed at the Kona Kai as part of a four week tour and it is lovely. It is a small but very classy resort and when we arrived, we were the only guests and they had upgraded us to the best room, front of house, overlooking the harbour, and it was lovely. There were other guests on two nights...

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

We booked the Kona Kai based on everything we read on TripAdvisor and we really liked this place very much! The grounds are absolutely beautiful! And, the amenities that are offered...stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, beautiful pool & hot tub, free water & fruit, beach towels for your use...are all provided as advertised and very nice!! Check in was easy and...

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Estero, FL
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Kona Kai is beautiful, unique, quaint and relaxing. From the moment I saw the water on my way to our room, I was mesmerized with the feel of a personal resort. The raked sand area leading to the water, dock set with chairs, hammocks and palm trees set the canvas of such a beautiful view. There are kayaks and paddle...

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Paoli, Indiana
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that this is an exceptional small resort. We loved our overnight stay here! It is truly one of the most relaxing places imaginable. Now, keep in mind that we were here at a quiet time - early October and just days before Hurricane Matthew was set to make landfall in Florida. We saw only a...

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

First time to Key Largo, but hopefully not our last. I booked Kona Kai based on TA reviews. Checkin was smooth and our room was nicely appointed. The bed was comfy and we asked for daily room cleaning which in the off-season is every third day, but they willingly came daily to make our bed and change linens. They have...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Hwy, MM 98, Key Largo, FL 33037-2229
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 And Gallery
Kona Kai Resort & Gallery Hotel Key Largo
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“Pineapple suite”
 of 5 bubbles simonem548, yesterday | Read review
“Treat yourself to close to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 87alano, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a water view so check their room descriptions for view facts.”
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 of 5 bubbles scoutdreams, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“We had a room next to the parking lot and it was quiet and just fine... better patios closer to the beach but not a big deal for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Bearable1954, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“The gardenview rooms are a value, and they are only steps from the pool/beach area.”
 of 5 bubbles kcrhino, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
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