The last and greatest of the hotels and motels on Van Buren. "A little bit of Waikiki in the heart of Phoenix." It was as nice as any hotel in town, and it marked the end of an era. Jet airplanes had arrived at Sky Harbor and Van Buren was already in decline. A postcard that describes the Kon Tiki as follows: Fabulous Polynesean atmosphere in the midst of Phoenix. Only minutes to all business and points of interest. One "short mile" from Phoenix Sky-harbor Airport. Complete hotel services with personal attention, and Kon Tiki enjoys the City's most wonderful food by the valley's finest chef -- Come to the Kon Tiki and take away a life long memory.