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Reviewed 7 November 2012

loved it! The property location is perfect, close to everything. Nice getaway for our family. Beautiful Gounds! Friendly staff. I will return. The rooms needs some help, though what do you expect for a budget room! We changed out the shower head because it fell off when showering, no problem! The landscaping Department is doing an absolutely awesome job in...

1Thank Toni K
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 31 October 2012

After reading some of the scathing reviews, I was bracing for a poor experience. However I was pleasantly surprised with all facets of my stay. The staff were responsive, helpful and kind. The room will never be confused with a five star hotel- but this is not a five star hotel. The bed was comfortable, the room clean and the...

1Thank SBRtravel
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 October 2012

No customer service what so ever! In fact, they are rude! They will tell you to buy your on toilet paper for the room. Unbelievable! There are plenty of other hotels who are friendly and offer better accomodations.

5Thank Ren M
Covington, WA
Reviewed 5 October 2012

After reading reviews I expected what I got so was not disappointed. Pool Grounds & lobby are nice. My room had a view of the ocean so it was one of the better units. Walking distance to everything. The bed was comfortable enough. didn't try the couch hide a bed. Took a while to figure it out but the wicker...

2Thank Terry L
Clayton, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 30 September 2012

I was hesitant to reserve a room (actually a small time-share apt) here through Hotwire but went ahead and did so because of the awesome deal I got on the nightly rate. The room was very 'retro'...definitely nothing fancy and the bed was hard but it was clean, cool, and convenient to everything in Kona. Within walking distance to shopping...

3Thank Deidre H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I stayed in # 223 in Feb 2012 for three nights. It is a clean and newly remodelled unit that I rented directly from the owner. The location is unbeatable for the price - I paid about $320, taxes and cleaning fee included. Close to shops, restaurants and there is a farmer's market about a block away.

2Thank angedj
Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I am sitting on the Lanier of the lobby of the Kona islander inn, the best feature of the place, with the pool and the grounds however the rooms are not at all acceptable. I have never seen a place so run down, the shower filthy, curtains falling off hooks, screen door broken, little kitchenette dirty, table with old stains,...

7Thank Atma M
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2012

I recently stayed at #216, privately owned condo and definately agree with the previous review. I prefer dealing directly with the owner operated condos and # 216 owner's definately take pride in their ownership of their condo. When we arrived, the condo was very clean and inviting. The owners have made wonderful upgrades to their condo. The kitchen and bathroom...

4Thank Alohasister3
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2012

We have stayed twice in #216 which is a privately owned condo. I was very impressed with our accommodation for a 'budget minded' traveller. This unit has a newly renovated kitchenette and bathroom. I found it to be very clean and well cared for. All the extras - boogie boards, hair dryer, cooler, beach chairs etc were fantastic. This unit...

5Thank westcoaststar
Reviewed 14 August 2012 via mobile

Where do you begin? We stayed a total of a few hours, until other accomodations could be made. Let me begin by saying the manager lani metcalf would never work for me. Obviously she works for family because no one would ever have someone as rude as this woman working for them. I cannot stress the amount of disgust i...

11Thank iburyem73

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Kona Islander Inn

Address: 75-5776 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1759
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: RM598 - RM1,399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kona Islander Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Kona Islander Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Islander Inn Kailua Kona
Islander Inn Kona
Kona Islander Inn Hotel
Kona Islander Inn Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“Research the exact room before you book. I can't stress this enough.”
  • The view almost made us forget the problems with the room
 of 5 bubbles antikat, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 244 which was a nice ocean view but some car noise, which I felt was minimal”
 of 5 bubbles tinab304, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Read the reviews - it's clear that some rooms are great, some are awful. Ours was very good!”
 of 5 bubbles kimber55ley, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view.”
  • Broken bathroom door - first unit.
 of 5 bubbles DuffleBag2go, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cheaper rooms tend R old not remodeled & can be ugly/dirty I like #326 they rent on 1 website now air bnb & you can see reviews.”
 of 5 bubbles Dadickster, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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