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    Kona Kai Motel

    1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4513
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    Reviewed 21 March 2012

    i was aghast at the review I read by Nana G when I went online today to book my annual stay at the Kona Kai. My family and I have been vacationing on Sanibel/Captive for the past 20 years. We had always stayed at the...More

    Thank Tony K
    Reviewed 21 March 2012

    WOW. What a wonderful place to stay. It's in a central location of Sanibel with everything within biking distance and several things within walking distance. Brenda & Lenny ? I can't say enough nice things about them. Two of the nicest people I've ever met....More

    Thank hiperf67
    Reviewed 15 March 2012

    Our experience was pretty much opposite that of Anne F.'s family. We were driving from Ft. Myers to the Ocala area to visit relatives and decided to spend a couple of nights on Sanibel. We had visited Sanibel several years back and loved the nature...More

    5  Thank nanag
    Reviewed 8 March 2012

    My husband, myself and our 4 year-old son come to Sanibel every year for our holiday. In the past we have always stayed at one of the bigger beach resorts. This year we needed to save money and chose the Kona Kai. It was the...More

    Thank Anne F
    Reviewed 4 March 2012

    We stayed a couple of nights here and found it an oasis after the zoo of Fort Meyers. Much money has been spent and the result is excellent. The rooms are close together and the balconies are shared but this was not a problem. Having...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$119 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    tbuck840
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    29 March 2017|
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    Response from Amy S | Reviewed this property |
    The Tiki Cottage is a stand-alone structure at the back of the property. It does not share walls with other rooms, but it's next to the gravel parking lot and the porch is just feet from your neighbors. Windows are set high... More
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    "ask for a room with its own porch. In the winter it's nice to sit outside. Rooms in the back are..."
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    "Consider the bigger kitchenettes if you'll be doing much cooking, the extra space is worth it"
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