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    Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

    1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good24%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
    Travelers talk about
    “private beach” (18 reviews)
    “marina side” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

    Kona Kai is a very comfortable and relaxing hotel. No hustle bustle of the beach traffic and views to die for. The staff was very accommodating and the food was great. The beds and bedding were very comfortable. Rooms are a little small but nicely...More

    Thank Jon W
    Response from KKRManagement, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House ResortResponded June 20, 2017

    Thank you for your five star review Jon S W! I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you found our staff accommodating. On your next stay, be sure to roast some s'mores on our private beach! We hope to see you...More

    Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

    We stopped here for dinner before a flight out of SAN (great location). The view was nice and the ambiance was nice. The service was very very slow. Seemed understaffed. The food was ok. The calamari was soggy and tough. The tortilla chips were decidedly...More

    Thank mjanerose
    Reviewed June 9, 2017

    We chose the hotel for the location: right at the end of Shelter Islands, with rooms overviewing the Marina. However the experience has been quite disappointing. Nothing dramatic, but we expected something luxurious, instead we found something sad and overpriced. Some of the employees were...More

    2  Thank ValerioVV
    Response from KKRManagement, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House ResortResponded June 20, 2017

    Thank you for your feedback ValerioVV. We have contacted you directly to obtain more information and discuss your recent stay further.

    Reviewed June 5, 2017

    Really nice seaside resort. They have a private beach but no swimming since they have a marina. The pool is very nice with a clear glass wall that blocks the wind, which is very nice especially by the hot tub. I tagged along for my...More

    Thank TravelSueLR
    Response from KKRManagement, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House ResortResponded June 20, 2017

    Thank you for sharing your experience TravelSueLR. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed our unique pool area and food throughout the resort. I am sorry to hear that you experienced issues during your check-in, and with our housekeeping services. During times of very rare technical...More

    Reviewed June 5, 2017

    I stayed there last summer and it was really nice, aside from construction near the gym. A year later, I brought my fiancee for his 50th birthday, a very important milestone, and it was the worse experience ever. It was supposed to be a nice...More

    5  Thank Georgia M
    Response from KKRManagement, Manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House ResortResponded June 20, 2017

    Thank you for sharing your feedback Georgia M. We've sent you a private message to obtain some more information and discuss your recent stay further.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $192 - $429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #11 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
    • #20 Spa Hotel in San Diego
    • #32 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 129
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    Cameron L
    July 20, 2017|
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    Response from Antonio C | Reviewed this property |
    Hey.. the place is cool and at night the provate beach has torches and fire placesso very romantic. Rooms are nice too.. i would recommend it if you want to go in couples :)
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    December 14, 2016|
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    "Marina views are nicer than the bay views."
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    "Ocean view"
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    "Marina view is best and court yard the least desireable"
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    "Do not stay at Kona Kai. It only looks good on the website"
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