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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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Northfield, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't need to read other reviews when making reservations for Kona Kai Resort. Anything other than the five checked circles denoting Excellent I would have to chalk up to 'somebody having a bad day.' I haven't changed my vote in the six years we've stayed at the KKR. The accommodations, the staff, the beauty, the peacefulness, the things that... More 

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Pingree Grove, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a hidden gem the Kona Kai is! Great amenities, very friendly, helpful staff, lots of "little things" that are really big things when you compare to other places--real mugs & wine glasses, a stamped postcard in the room, fresh fruit and water at the pool, wine at 5:00, kayaks, paddleboat, ping pong, tennis, etc, etc. We stayed in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have visited three times now and can't wait to return. Kona Kai is a quiet diamond in paradise. Keep up your dedicated hard work. You guys make it special for us every time. Tracey, Denise, and Veronica we'll hope to see all of you next year, John and Kolleen

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Delray Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from our fifth stay at Kona Kai over the past dozen years. The ambiance can't be beat as a way to get away and totally relax in comfort. We've stayed in four of the suites and each one has its unique features; we especially like the fully equipped kitchens which we use for large breakfasts. Dinners... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel by reading reviews and I feel the Kona Kai deserves a review and applause. As soon as you drive into resort you can see how well it is maintained. Denise and Tracy are great, so easy to talk to and ask what they can do to help with your stay. The botanical gardens on the property... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I was not 100% sure I was going to give this place 5 stars, mostly because it's a tiny resort, our room felt a little humid plus nobody makes up the room daily (they do every third day, which is a little weird... however, housekeeping service is additionally provided by request and fresh towels, toiletries etc. are always... More 

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Rye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We can't say enough how wonderful our stay was at the Kona Kai! We were there for only 3 nights and we wish we had booked a longer stay. The grounds are absolutely beautiful with tropical plants of all kinds and great spots to sit and relax or eat while taking in the beauty around you. There was a great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I am a travel a lot by profession, so I am always in and out of SPG and Marriott hotels. Kona Kai had the quality of a major hotel chain, but the character of a bed and breakfast. My husband and I stayed at Kona Kai just after the holidays. The property itself is beautiful, clean and kept very well.... More 

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Delray Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My wife and I live year round in Delray Beach, Florida so you may ask yourself, why we would plan a getaway in Key Largo? We do live in great location with good restaurants and nightlife but the pressure of the day to day grind got to me a couple of weeks ago and I remembered a trip we took... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

For our first visit to the Florida Keys we took the recommendation of friends of ours and made reservations at the Kona Kai, not knowing exactly what to expect. It turned out to be an excellent decision as we found it to be a small, quiet resort with very helpful and friendly staff (from the manager, to the housekeeping staff,... More 

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