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Love the hotel. When I come to Daytona I stay here.

First of all the experience was the worst, my husband and I have ever experienced. Our room was supposed to be ready at 1600, when we arrived, my husband was told we had to wait for an unspecified time b/c the room was not ready. You can have a free drink coupons. We don't drink and the drink promtion was over at 1700. Oh so you can use it the next day. We're not going to be here the next day. The hotel female manager, last name Mohammad explained we can't give you a discount for your room not being ready b/c your reservation was through a third party, Orbitz. As my husband explained to the manager, it's not Orbitz fault the room isn't ready. Then room finally ready about an 1hour 15 minutes. We reserved a room with an ocean view with a balcony. But what we ultimately got was a room that consisted of the first floor with a sliding glass door with 2 chairs facing the parking lot. False advertisement b/c that was not what we booked when the picture was shown on the site. Oh, here's the kicker, my husband never raised his voice speaking to these inept people but he was tolld he was causing a seen and manager Mohammad cancelled our reservation. The worst experience we've ever encountered both of us being military veterans also. Will never use your site again and will never patronize the Best Western establishment again. THE WORST EXPERIENCE EVER!!

Front desk personnel was very helpful and pleasant. The restaurant had a long wait due to lack of workers but the food was good. Huge tiki hut bar overlooking pool on one side and lawn by the beach on the other, was open on a weekday and you could order food there. Needed to clean the bathroom floor ourselves as there was dirt and 2 hairs on the newer white grout around the tub. The pool is very clean and large enough to swim laps in. Tons of chaise lounges and umbrella tables with chairs. Basketball and shuffle board courts plus Cornhole. Old school Florida tiki Vibe was awesome in the sitting area between the lobby and the restaurant. Loved it so much! We had planned on using the hotel as a base to explore the area in, but we liked the hotel (which is more like a resort) so much, that we just stayed there. Really liked that they had a hose to spray yourself off on the stairs when coming back from the sandy beach and salty surf. We saw several surfers and tons of Pelicans. Ice cream trucks drive by on the beach. We will be back.

Great location. Clean but we’ll worn. Needs to be updated badly. There was a dampness that clung in the air.

Great views, great staff. Overall great place to stay!

The room was clean, but a bit dated.

Like everything.. nice staff and clean rooms.

The bartender and wait staff was amazing.. and food !! Yummy I think his name was Robby amazing

I loved being right on the beach and having the wonderful pool area. The one thing is i did not like that in the room some of the furniture was broken and we had a room with a stove that i would not use because it did not look right. Other than that it was an amazing time the beds were nice the view was great and the staff was friendly.

Room was outdated, but an overall great experience. Hotel was clean, staff were friendly, excellent location and the Tiki Bar was amazing!

No complaints.

Free happy hour!

Great ocean front location Great staff Nice lean building

Loved my stay did not like that there was not any free breakfast like the last time. I know it is a pandemic , but website stated grab and go breakfast

Check in was delayed. I wanted to stay higher up but settled for whatever was ready due to wanting to rest after driving. I waited a hour and my room was still not ready. Older lady in the restaurant seemed to be a little rude. The rooms were okay. Liked that it had a full fridge. Could have used more wash rags. Enjoyed that it was right off of the beach and the balcony view. Not sure if the pool was heated as mentioned.

I enjoyed my stay. The staff was friendly and efficient. I experienced an exhilarating view of the ocean sunrise from my second floor balcony. Love this place!

S Atlantic Ave Daytona Beach Shores FL

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Beach at Daytona Beach is within 2 miles (3 km) of Best Western Aku Tiki Inn while other popular attractions such as Daytona Beach Boardwalk are within 3 miles (5 km). This hotel has 132 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

In addition to a restaurant that serves dinner, there's also a bar. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Start each morning with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.


Rooms

The 132 air-conditioned accommodations feature balconies or patios and afford space to spread out with sitting areas. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers are also standard.


Property features

Best Western Aku Tiki Inn features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a gym. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with luggage storage, dry cleaning/laundry, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a computer station.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Pool View

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bathtub

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Patio, Oceanfront

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Best Western Aku Tiki Inn

Everyone (17) Couples (9) Family (10)
5
Family with small children

Love the hotel. When I come to Daytona I stay here.

By on May 14, 2022

Review comment responded on May 16, 2022

Dear April, We appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay. We always enjoy hearing about the positive experiences our guests have at our hotels. I will make sure to share your comments with the rest of our team. Positive guest feedback, like yours, is always an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

1
Partner Couples

First of all the experience was the worst, my husband and I have ever experienced. Our room was supposed to be ready at 1600, when we arrived, my husband was told we had to wait for an unspecified time b/c the room was not ready. You can have a free drink coupons. We don't drink and the drink promtion was over at 1700. Oh so you can use it the next day. We're not going to be here the next day. The hotel female manager, last name Mohammad explained we can't give you a discount for your room not being ready b/c your reservation was through a third party, Orbitz. As my husband explained to the manager, it's not Orbitz fault the room isn't ready. Then room finally ready about an 1hour 15 minutes. We reserved a room with an ocean view with a balcony. But what we ultimately got was a room that consisted of the first floor with a sliding glass door with 2 chairs facing the parking lot. False advertisement b/c that was not what we booked when the picture was shown on the site. Oh, here's the kicker, my husband never raised his voice speaking to these inept people but he was tolld he was causing a seen and manager Mohammad cancelled our reservation. The worst experience we've ever encountered both of us being military veterans also. Will never use your site again and will never patronize the Best Western establishment again. THE WORST EXPERIENCE EVER!!

By on Feb 27, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 28, 2022

Hi Walter, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay with us! We sincerely apologize for your subpar experience at our property. This is generally not what our guests experience with us, and we hope you give us a chance to make it better for you. Our main purpose is to make our guests smile and be happy and for this, we strive each day. We regret we fail this time in your case. This issue has been taken up with our management and we are taking committed steps to rectify it and ensure this does not happen again.

4
Family

Front desk personnel was very helpful and pleasant. The restaurant had a long wait due to lack of workers but the food was good. Huge tiki hut bar overlooking pool on one side and lawn by the beach on the other, was open on a weekday and you could order food there. Needed to clean the bathroom floor ourselves as there was dirt and 2 hairs on the newer white grout around the tub. The pool is very clean and large enough to swim laps in. Tons of chaise lounges and umbrella tables with chairs. Basketball and shuffle board courts plus Cornhole. Old school Florida tiki Vibe was awesome in the sitting area between the lobby and the restaurant. Loved it so much! We had planned on using the hotel as a base to explore the area in, but we liked the hotel (which is more like a resort) so much, that we just stayed there. Really liked that they had a hose to spray yourself off on the stairs when coming back from the sandy beach and salty surf. We saw several surfers and tons of Pelicans. Ice cream trucks drive by on the beach. We will be back.

By on Feb 26, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 28, 2022

Hi Deobrah, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

4
Everyone

Great location. Clean but we’ll worn. Needs to be updated badly. There was a dampness that clung in the air.

By on Feb 26, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 26, 2022

Hi Janine, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are glad to know that you had a nice stay with us and liked our convenient location. However, our goal is to make our guests 100% satisfied. Therefore, we welcome your ideas and suggestions for your future stay.

5
Friends

Great views, great staff. Overall great place to stay!

By on Feb 22, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 23, 2022

Hi Tracy, Appreciate your rating and review. Receiving an astonishing 10-star rating and review is a real victory for our hotel. We are infinitely grateful that you will choose us again. We are waiting to welcome you back soon!

4
Everyone

The room was clean, but a bit dated.

By on Feb 5, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 7, 2022

Hi Ian, We are glad to know that you had a nice stay with us and liked our cleanroom. However, our goal is to make our guests 100% satisfied. Therefore, we welcome your ideas and suggestions for your future stay.

5
Everyone

By on Sep 27, 2021

5
Family with small children

Like everything.. nice staff and clean rooms.

By on Aug 24, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 25, 2021

Hi April, Wow!  Thank you so much for this great 5-star review.  We really appreciate you being a loyal customer and helping to share the word about us.  We’re here for you anytime.

5
Family with small children

The bartender and wait staff was amazing.. and food !! Yummy I think his name was Robby amazing

By on Aug 15, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 16, 2021

Hello, It is really heartwarming to see such a wonderful rating. We truly appreciate you taking the time to review your experience. We hope you will come back to see us again on your next trip to the area!

4
Family

I loved being right on the beach and having the wonderful pool area. The one thing is i did not like that in the room some of the furniture was broken and we had a room with a stove that i would not use because it did not look right. Other than that it was an amazing time the beds were nice the view was great and the staff was friendly.

By on Jul 9, 2021

Review comment responded on Jul 9, 2021

Hello, Know that your voice is of tremendous importance to us. We value your business and thank you for the insight regarding our staff and location. I hope that you will consider staying with us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with a 5-star experience.

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