This two star island resort in Kailua-Kona offers magnificent ocean views and a relaxed vibe, while the popular farmer’s market, featuring local produce, is adjacent to the hotel.
The rooms at Hotel Kona Islander Inn all offer a full kitchen and simple furnishings, while guests can enjoy the private terrace and lovely en suite bathroom.
Amenities at this establishment include complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby, while an outdoor pool and hot tub offer guests time to relax. Outdoor barbecue facilities are available in the tropical gardens.
The on-site restaurant serves lovely local cuisine, while guests can enjoy snacks and beverages from the coffee shop. The barbecue facilities are ideal for outdoor cooking.
Kailua-Kona Airport is a 45 minute drive by car, or spend the day at the Puu Waawaa State Wildlife Sanctuary, 12.3 miles away. Hulihee Palace is within a short walk.
It's an easy walk to many shops and cafes from the beautifully kept grounds of Kona Islander Inn, while many guests even take a brisk walk to town, where there is an abundance of unique gift shops and great eateries close by.
Great kitchen facility
Although the kitchen is small, travelers say it is very well-equipped with all the best utensils needed to prepare any meal you wish. Most of the luxuries from home are available for use, while the kitchen also doubles up as the social area at the end of the day.
Most visitors appreciate the beautiful shoreline from the rooms of Kona Islander Inn, while the view over the sea is even more stunning. Even the gardens views are interesting with the many banana trees around.
Not all that clean
Many travelers were not pleased with the state of cleanliness when it came to the rooms. Some guests found old clothes left behind, while others were concerned about the level of dust and dirt in the apartment in general. Most guests just cleaned up themselves before settling down.
Rooms need some TLC
Many of the rooms are in need of some sprucing up, and have started to look a little tired. Guests felt that it would benefit the establishment overall if there was a major facelift for each of the apartments.
What happened to Wi-Fi
Although Wi-Fi is supposed to be free of charge, almost all guests said they could not connect at all. Some guests were pretty frustrated about the connection issues, so if you rely on a good connection, you should bring your own cable with.
Outdoor swimming pool
Computer with Internet
Free WiFi in public areas
Hand sanitizer provided
Online check in/check out
New safety protocols
Wellness / Spa
Balcony (upon inquiry)
Free WiFi (rooms)
Arrival / Departure
Check in: 12:00
75-5776 Kuakina Highway , 96740 , Kailua-Kona , USA Telephone: +1(808)3264137 | Fax: +1(808)3293333 | Official Homepage