Kona Reef F13


Rates: $246 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bed types: (sleeps 4)
Reviews: 4.10 (from 78 reviews)
You have just found your vacation spot in Paradise! Sit back and enjoy the spectacular, crystal blue and balmy Pacific Ocean.

This one bedroom, one bath, Ocean View condominium is on the second floor of the F building with fabulous ocean/sunset views. It is wheelchair accessible; there is an elevator nearby.

This resort is a mere 30 feet from crystal-clear tide pools where turtles actually frolic in the waves, and about 100 feet to Honl Beach: a picturesque white-sand beach cove right next to the condominium.

This means you have a front-row seat for seasonal whale watching or troupes of spinner dolphins that play year-round in the water right in front of your condo. And facing due west, you’ll enjoy spectacular sunsets almost every evening from the pool and BBQ are while you dine by the sea, or on your private lanai.

Also positioned right next to the shoreline, the Resort’s recently renovated salt water pool and Jacuzzi is just a few steps away from the unit itself; as well as the four immaculately-maintained gas barbecues in the dining cabana adjacent to the pool.

Complete convenience, Hawaiian style!

The Kona Reef is walking distance to the charming old fishing village of Kona, which includes the local market, quaint stores & shops, historical sites, an open air bazaar selling fresh foods and local crafts, and many restaurants, from the fine to the funky and everything in between.

Investigate further to find an excellent selection of top-quality, licensed vendors offering romantic cruises, glass-bottom boat tours, sailing, scuba dives, and of course, the deep sea fishing for which Kona is world famous (Kona is the marlin capital of the Pacific). Or if you like to check out the lay of the land, horseback riding, volcano tours, helicopter rides or coffee tours – another famous part of Kona.

This unit is absolutely perfect for couples seeking to vacation in comfort, luxury and bliss. (And for those who don’t vacation in complete serenity, a queen-sized sofa bed is available for kids of all ages).

Besides a full kitchen, there’s an in-unit washer and dryer, A/C, iron/ironing board and hair dryer.
Hawaii Reg TA-088-504-1152-01 (R)(B)
Keywords: Condominium, Kona Reef, Oceanview Registration Number: 750180710121, GE-088-504-1152-01, TA-088-504-1152-01

Kona Reef F13 Reviews



Trudie N.
February 2024
We have stayed at this resort many times. We love the location, pool and hot tub. Our room was not fancy but functional. Does need some upgrades. Until next time. Mahalo.


Heather B.
February 2024
We booked this property because we wanted to be close to our friends. Generally, the property is pretty good. The proximity to the restaurants and shops is the best part of this property. The pool deck is good, the view from the deck is excellent. The actual room is not impressive nor clean. Who ever is cleaning should be fired, the room and all of its items are gross. No way to sugar coat this, there are just so many areas they need to be deep cleaned that are not being addressed. The cable tv does not work, the accessories provided are worn or broken. Just know you’re paying for location, not the room experience.


Kristy S.
January 2024
Loved the condo! Will Definity be back again! Had the adult kids, Wife and I back together in Kona, this condo had literally everything! Full pantry, laundry in room, great size bathroom, patio had tons of chairs and beach chairs and cooler. Loved this place and the owner was amazing


Lisa
January 2024
FANTASTIC view and sound of waves crashing and so close to downtown, perfect. Everything was in great condition and we were very comfortable the entire time.


Cyril C.
December 2023
Water stands in the shower, toilet constantly runs, slider is hard to operate, screen runs off track. Finish on the refrigerator is rusty. Only one of three bedroom windows opens. No air-conditioning in the bedroom.


Harry
November 2023
Well equipped and very clean. Great view of the ocean. Easy walk to restaurants and shops. Plenty of parking. Very comfortable.


gerald s.
November 2023
We arrived to a dark hall and unable to see the key pad, had to get a flashlight to get in and to use several appliances. Rooms dark missing extension cords, unable to secure patio door, screen door fell out of track and very difficult to operate. bedding required washing prior to use, floors and closet floors filthy. trash under bed. lamp switches would not work only two spoons in kitchen. the view is the only positive. bedroom is next to busy noisey road. Inadequate cleaning supplies, fixtures falling off walls It is a condo from the past with everything worn and barley working. The complex ihowver is very nice and there are many nice units that are kept up by owners. The units owners are in florida and haven't been to the property in 20 some years per their maintenance person and they avoid any expenses to update the unit unless needed (washer/dryer) flooded the unit with the prior guest there, so it was replaced. Beware of this lower priced unit..there is a reason.


Christie W.
October 2023
I love staying at Kona Reef. The property is exceptionally clean. I enjoy how close it is to town. The views from the condo are exceptional. Thoroughly enjoy seeing sunsets from the property and hearing the conch shells blow as the sun goes down into the ocean. I cannot say enough about this property. I highly recommend. I and Property Management was always available and easy to reach.


Evan E.
September 2023
Bedroom was so dusty we had to sleep in pull out bed in living room. If you have sinus problems or any sensitivity to a lot of dust then don’t stay here the dust was terrible.


Kimberly E.
September 2023
Awesome views and room!


Annie A.
July 2023
This was a nice place to stay. It was very clean and had beach toys for guest use. I did need to contact the owner about wifi not working. He was very quick to respond and Jim helped immediately to get us the correct account. I do recommend renting a car if you stay here. There are many beaches you will want to visit that are not in walking distance. I would stay here again.


Richard D.
May 2023
Traffic noise was pretty bad. The maintenance guy had to show up twice. Once to try to fix the cable tv, which he couldn't and the other to fix the router and to reset garbage disposal which wasn't working. Otherwise the unit was functional if not fancy.. The common areas were well maintained including the pool.. The location is hard to beat. I would stay at the property again but not that unit. .


Douglas S.
May 2023
Great


doug m.
April 2023
great view, sunsets. kitchen sink/fridge(fr dr) while totally functional are pretty old and worn looking! fast maint. service! totally recommend the unit!


Margaret O.
March 2023
Walking distance to town. Clean facilities throughout. The pool area had plenty of seating and was relaxing. Loved the morning views and evening sunsets looking over the ocean on the lanai.


Mary P.
March 2023
We had an absolutely wonderful stay! Such a beautiful view! Loved visiting Kona, so much to see and do!! Can’t wait to visit again !! Thank you!! Mark and Mary 😊


Omar S.
March 2023
The place was smelly, it had strong musty smell, it was very hard to sleep at night because the AC is in the living room and the bedroom had one dirty fan. We were very concerned about mold issues. Curtains were ripped, balcony screen door was dislodged. AC & fan filters were filthy. Kitchen and bathroom were not properly cleaned. Mattress is dated and very uncomfortable. Basic stuff were missing like beach towels and wine opener! The pictures of the L shaped sofa at VRBO site does not match the actual smaller sofa in the condo! We contacted the owner, he sent the maintenance guy and cleaner two days later, they tried their best but it really requires deep cleaning and better maintenance. We feel that we wasted few days of our trip dealing with all of that and looking for another place, but everything was booked. When we had no choice but to stay at this place I asked the housekeeper to come clean the place but she never responded. We’re expecting a partial refund but we haven’t received anything yet. VRBO offered us two days at a hotel, even though our reservation is five nights, but we couldn’t find anything that has a fridge & kitchen. I emailed VRBO twice inquiring about their promise for a partial refund as the second option and called them but no response yet!!!



February 2023
Overall it had a great view and was ok. Lacking in the kitchen cooking utensils. Frying pan was so gross I wouldn't use it. Can opener wouldn't work, and the coffee pot is only a little 4 cup size. Slidingg door wouldn't lock, however called to have it fixed and he came right out. Worked once. View and grounds are lovely but condo needs some care. No knobs on table lamps to turn them on. Had to mess with the bare metal to get one on.


Sherry
February 2023
The location of the condo was awesome! The condo was very well stocked and clean. We really enjoyed our stay!


Paul T.
January 2023
We enjoyed our stay. The room was as described. We found the view from the balcony a little better than the picture shows. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony and having breakfast. Easy walk into old Kona Town. We would stay there again


Jeff H.
January 2023
Great location close to town and beautiful view of the gorgeous sunsets!


Loren Craig H.
December 2022
The host responded when I let them know the water heater was leaking. Appliances such as coffee maker are old and stained. The place is dirty and needs a deep clean . I had to clean the bathroom before using as there was a ring around the tub with lots of grime all along the tub. Kinda gross. Apartment has a good view and the complex has a decent pool and jacuzzi. Highlight of the property. The complex is full of retirees who stalk anyone at the pool. Not really within walking distance from much of anything. I liked that the unit had a washer and drier. I was disappointed to see the sofa in picture is not what was in the unit. I did not want the golden girls sofa that was there. Bedroom is dark and doesn't have a/c. A/c is on a knob timer and very loud. It's a window unit and not centralized. Not terrible but not great. Needs to be thoroughly deep cleaned.


Carolyn L.
December 2022
It was a GREAT holiday! The property was a little worn but you can’t beat the location - both to the ocean and lots of restaurants/shopping.


mark
November 2022
Great!


Julia D.
October 2022
Overall great place to stay. Close to everything. Just bring your own pillow if you can. Beautiful views.


Angie S.
September 2022
Celebrating my 40th birthday with my husband and I couldn't of picked a better place to stay. From the moment I rented the property if I had any questions the owner answered immediately. To top it off he even let us check in early since our flight arrived early in the day! After a long flight it was amazing to be able to check in and fresh up. Thank you !! The view is just amazing, everything was perfect.


Ken & Heather P.
August 2022
We love the property


Debbie S.
July 2022
Condo had lots of amenities, great view and was in a convenient location. The condo was clean but could use a little upkeep. We enjoyed our stay very much.


Lorna C.
July 2022
Nice/cost effective/ location excellent/ pool for end of the day


Cindy M.
July 2022
The condo had a beautiful view of ocean and pool. Spacious and comfortable.


Dan W.
June 2022
The place is in a great location but the unit needs some work the sliding door did not lock, it could use a safe with sliding door not locking. They want you to do all the laundry bed sheets , towels before you leave


David Scott
May 2022
I thought it was decorated cute, it was very comfy, felt spacious and the view- every day i could see the Beautiful ocean from big glass sliding doors, onto a balcony, with nice lounge chairs. I really appreciate the extras of the stay - the camping chairs and snorkeling gear. We loved our time here and were very happy with our choice, we'd stay here again, hopefully soon. It was a simple walk to town from the condo, and there were many restaurants to choose from, and the ABC store just 5 minutes walk, we were without a car for almost a week but with everything so close it worked out fine. It's a pretty walk to town, all ocean views. And the trolley went all around Kona, that is a nice FREE amenity.


Staci C.
May 2022
The only thing with this listing that was accurate is the view. That is why you come to the Islands though, right?? All of the pics online are old. Furniture is all different. Beds uncomfortable. The refrigerator is stainless but streaked with rust. Microwave was “out of order”. The owner was quick to act and had one to use the next day. Thanks! Decent for the location and price.


Cambria
May 2022
I will absolutely be staying here again when I come back! Property is very clean, very peaceful and the view is to die for! Perfect location to shops and restaurants. All walking distance. 10/10 would recommend


Renee M.
April 2022
Perfect location and close to everything you could need and want. We didn't really need to drive anywhere. Lots of shopping and food within a few min walk from the house. The house was really clean except the floors. Our feet were very dirty so we ended up putting our sandals back on. Kitchen was fully stocked and plenty of room in the fridge. It was a great place to stay. Would recommend.


Bridget Goebel f.
April 2022
The condo was in a great location and had a wonderful view of the ocean from balcony. It was well stocked in the kitchen and had extra games and beach supplies. Nice that linens and towels and laundry detergent and dish detergent and paper products were provided. It was the dirtiest place we have ever stayed. If I could upload pictures you would see dust accumulated from counter tops to lampshades to vent in bathroom and more. Window in kitchen was so dirty you could not see out them.We also worried about electricity. The lights above the kitchen sink had one that never went out. The lightbulb in the washer dryer area was broke in socket. Could not see dials on washer and dryer. The bedroom had extension cords to the lamps. One day used hairdryer that was provided and blew a fuse.


Nancy B.
April 2022
Great location but unit needs a refurbishment. Knobs to turn on lamps were broken off - had to plug in to wall to turn on and unplug to turn off. Numerous light switches did nothing. No outside light made it very difficult to see door of unit to enter. Sliding glass door and screen door barely worked. Bedroom was comfortable and kitchen well stocked. Balcony overlooking pool and ocean was great. We'd stay here again if you fixed things up a bit. Pretty expensive to be this run down. thanks.


Diana S.
March 2022
Property was nice with great pool and common area. It was a short walk to restaurants and shops.


KELLY G.
March 2022
Stayed at Kona reef previously and it’s always excellent. This unit is closer to the street and a bit noisier in the early a.m. but still a lovely location and well cared for grounds. Bonus this time: several residents blow conch shells at sunset.


Carl N.
March 2022
Property starting to look in need of some TLC. No lights at the entrance either nside or outside. Bed mattress very bad and weak. Shower handle is about to come off and can't adjust temperature well. Towel bar needs help since it came off one time when hanging a towel on it. TV remotes/tv doesn't workk well. Had to call James who fixed it while we were gone and as soon as we tried to use it it quit.Living room lamp switches knobs off. Hard to work. Will not stay there again on the basis of our visit.


Sally W.
January 2022
We made a list of non function items sunsets were great.


Jason K.
January 2022
We have stayed in many different Kona Reef units, and we love the location. However, as other reviews have stated, this unit could use a deep clean and is a little rough around the edges. It has a great view of the water, and you can easily walk to many shops and restaurants in Kona. With some deep cleaning and a little maintenance this would be a great place to stay, but as it is now we wouldn't book it again.


Laura W.
January 2022
Overall it was in a great spot. We had a lovely view of the ocean and even saw a pod of dolphins one morning! Close enough to walk to dinner every night and we exercised on Ali"i drive every morning! The information provided to check in was easy and worked. well. My only real complaint is the bed was very uncomfortable. Otherwise it was great!


Karolina K.
January 2022
Lovely stay . After initial check-in issues all went great and we enjoyed our stay . Great amenities , view and poolside bbq . Thumbs up


Gypsy Y.
January 2022
The unit had been cleaned. Did not meet my expectations as a premier listing compared to other premier properties where I've stayed via VRBO. I search for premiere properties only. I had to go out and buy a blanket. Says it sleeps 4. There were two of us. There was one blanket in the whole place. I was worried I would break furniture or injure myself because I had to move a heavy, glass table to pull out the sofa bed. Dangerously SLICK tub + NO BATHMAT. Temp choices were freezing cold or burning hot. Rusted NON-WORKING lock on sliding door. Electric problems w/ lights flashing then not working at all. Other uncomfortable things I experienced: cheap sheets-pillows-pillowcases, no mattress pad on old king mattress. Skimpy amenities. A note on the fridge stated I needed to do the unit's laundry before I left. The dryer can only handle 2 beach towels and it needs to be run twice. Someone with no identification knocked at the door to ask if I wanted exterminators to come in around 8 am. I was very disappointed with this unit. The view was nice. This is the first negative review I've left and I use VRBO often.



July 2021
Great location - walking distance to small beach , dining and shopping Awesome Ocean view


Eun
December 2018
Pros :Close to shops, restaurants and activity centres Friendly staffs at the office Beach chairs, kickboards, small parasols and snorkeling gears are provided in the unit Great views from balcony Cons :Noise from upstairs A bit dark alley to walk around at night


mke
July 2018
Very nice condo. Have been a return customer for 5 years. Very satisfied with the condo.

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