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Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

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Private beach, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)

Overview of Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

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Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

4.0 star property

8.4/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Laundry
  • Spa
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1551 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA, 92106

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNaval Base Coronado7 min walk
  • Popular LocationHumphreys Concerts by the Bay14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSunset Cliffs Natural Park11 min drive
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)11 min drive

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About this area

San Diego

Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort is located in Point Loma, a neighborhood in San Diego, and is near the airport and on a private beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and Old Town San Diego State Park, while Humphreys Concerts by the Bay and USS Midway Museum are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to San Diego Zoo. With snorkeling, windsurfing, and surfing/body boarding nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Naval Base Coronado - 7 min walk
  • Humphreys Concerts by the Bay - 14 min walk
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot - 10 min drive
  • Sunset Cliffs Natural Park - 11 min drive
  • Harbor Island - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • County Center - Little Italy Station - 10 min drive
  • Old Town Transit Center - 14 min drive
  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Humphreys Concerts By the Bay - 13 min walk
  • Bali Hai - 18 min walk
  • Brigantine Point Loma - 3 min drive
  • Point Break Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Miguel's Mexican Food - 4 min drive

About this property

Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort

4-star aparthotel with pools, private beach, full-service spa
Spend the day catching some rays at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort's private sand beach, relaxing by one of the aparthotel's 2 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Each apartment offers comforts like premium bedding and a pillow menu, plus free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with digital channels. Guests can appreciate conveniences like a refrigerator and a coffee/tea maker, and other amenities include a balcony and an iPod dock.
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort offers 170 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

A private beach and a marina are featured at the aparthotel. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

SpaTerre has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Beach

  • On a private sandy beach
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachside massages

Pool/Spa

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 6 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Beachside massages
  • Body scrubs
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Deep-tissue massages
  • Facials
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot stone massages
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Prenatal massages
  • Spa tub
  • Sports massages
  • Steam room
  • Swedish massages

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 42 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 47 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Children stay free

Restaurants on site

  • Paloma Bar
  • Tiki Bar
  • Vessel Restaurant and Bar

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

Dining

  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee: USD 12–25 per person
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • A restaurant
  • Limited room service
  • Minibar

Bedrooms

  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed: USD 20 per night

Bathroom

  • 1 bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace in lobby

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV with premium digital channels
  • iPod dock
  • Pay movies

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony/patio
  • Garden
  • Marina
  • Terrace

Laundry

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Work spaces

  • 24-hour business center
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (56,000 square feet of space)
  • Desk

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Pets

  • Pet friendly
  • Welcoming dogs only
  • 2 pets per room (up to 100 lbs)
  • Fee: USD 75 per accommodation per stay
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Food and water bowls

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible gym
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Blackout drapes
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Phone
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Location highlights

  • Near a metro station
  • Near a zoo
  • Near the airport
  • Near the ocean
  • On the bay
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Beach yoga on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Gym on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motorized watercraft on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/bodyboarding nearby
  • Theme park nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

General

  • 170 rooms
  • 3 floors
  • 8 buildings
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Ballroom
  • Built in 1959
  • Connecting units available
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Reception hall
  • Traditional architecture

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room (up to 100 lbs per pet)
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 17 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 110.00 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 47.37 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Business center/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 42.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 47.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Kona Kai Resort & Marina San Diego
Kona Kai Hotel San Diego
Kona Kai Resort Spa San Diego
Kona Kai Resort Spa
Kona Kai Spa San Diego
Kona Kai Spa
Kona Kai Resort San Diego
Kona Kai & Spa, A Noble House
Kona Kai Resort Spa A Noble House Resort
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort San Diego
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort Aparthotel
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort Aparthotel San Diego

Frequently asked questions

Does Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–10:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort?

As of Feb 5, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort on Feb 7, 2023 start from CA $333.59, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort pet-friendly?

Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 100 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort?

Self parking is available for USD 42.00 per night. Valet parking is available for USD 47.00 per night.

What time is check-in at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort located?

Nestled on the beach, this Point Loma aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Naval Base Coronado and Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and Old Town San Diego State Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort and receive a full refund?

Yes, Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Reviews

8.4

Very good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 397 out of 743 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 53%
Rating 8 - Good. 179 out of 743 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 24%
Rating 6 - Okay. 92 out of 743 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 12%
Rating 4 - Poor. 43 out of 743 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 6%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 32 out of 743 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 4%

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.7/10

Staff & service

8.5/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.2/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

6/10 Okay

Oscar

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I didn’t like to paid for amenities that I didn’t used it.and I didn’t asked for it.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2023

6/10 Okay

Sandra

Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities
Our room was a bit dated.

10/10 Excellent

Iris

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful resort.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good

Jennifer

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The resort was beautiful. The view from our balcony gorgeous. Only issue was the resort fee and parking. An additional $89 was outrageous! Will not be staying here again.

10/10 Excellent

Carolyn

Travelled with family, Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

10/10 Excellent

Sheri

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The overall stay was excellent! I didn't find a single thing I didn't like.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Virginia

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
My family and I very much enjoyed our time at Kona Kai. The staff was very friendly, location was great, and so many activities on property that helped keep the kids busy when we returned from our adventures during the day. We will be back!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Jessica

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The resort is beautiful and staff is very friendly. The dining options are limited and the location is quite far from other restaurants and coffee shops.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Nancy

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Absolutely perfect in every way! This is the way hospitality should be done. A lovely place with professional staff and perfect amenities. They even upgraded us since we're here for charity work.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay

WILLIAM

Liked: Room comfort
Okay but needs some staff training
Resort is okay but very busy with weddings and functions so customer service was poor. Price of parking is ridiculous and should be included for guests. Staff at check-in very rude and unhelpful. No in room dining even though it is advertised.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022