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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

AutographUS$970*
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Upland, California
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We stayed at Mauna Kea for four nights last week, and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Our beachfront room was very nice, pretty view and the L'Occitane bath products were great. The beach is beautiful, as is the golf course-one of our all time favorites. We had breakfast which was very good ($100 for 2😯) but I would do it again...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you back for breakfast...and beach, very soon. Mahalo.

Wahiawa, Hawaii
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We spent two nights at the Mauna Kea Hotel. We had a Deluxe Ocean View room on the 7th floor over looking the beach and bay. We had beautiful sunsets and could leave the door open to listen to the calming sounds of the waves below. We were greeting with lei from the staff when we arrived. The staff quickly...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We are happy to have been on your bucket list and happy that we met your expectations. We appreciate all of your comments and will certainly share them with our team. Mahalo.

Phoenix
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We made a last minute change to stay here after an unpleasant experience at another hotel. We were glad we did. From the moment we drove into the resort we had a wonderful experience. Even though we had only made the reservation 30 minutes prior the front desk had our information and quickly checked us in. We received a room...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We're very pleased that you were able to stay with us and that you enjoyed your visit. Mahalo for you comments and we'll look forward to your return one day soon. Aloha.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 February 2015

On January 14 this historic hotel was added to Marriott's Autograph Collection as a Category 7. It is actually more affordable in terms of points than Marriotts Waikoloa, because the Mauna Kea only requires points, rather than cash + points. And it's definitely worth it. The Mauna Kea comes as advertised. It is an architectural gem, beautifully integrating modern architecture...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Mahalo for staying with us and sharing your extensive comments. Points or not, we hope you'll return and enjoy the timeless magic of Mauna Kea one day again very soon. Aloha.

Reviewed 2 February 2015

We were fortunate to visit the resort less then a year ago and decided to go back and celebrate my wife's birthday a few days ago. The location of the hotel is excellent and the beach is superb! Unfortunately, the property is ran down a bit, but the staff makes up for any lack of esthetics. The hotel is clearly...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and sincere mahalo for your comments. We especially appreciate your recognition of some of our hardworking team members. Thank you for visiting and we hope to welcome you back one day very soon.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We've never been to the big island so this was going to uncharted territory for us, what a gem we found on the Kona side. Very nice hotel, spacious room with a great view of the beach. We were the farthest away from the hotel lobby so we got our walking in each day. Food was very good, staff was...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Mahalo for visiting Hawaii Island and for staying with us. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back again and again. Aloha.

Reviewed 28 January 2015

We were not disappointed in any way with our recent visit to Mauna Kea, our third. We had a pleasant 6th floor ocean view room that accomodated us perfectly. The remodeled bathroom was a nice surprise. Mauna Kea is convenient from the airport in Kona, and from the various other resorts on the North Kohala Coast, where we were able...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Our sincere appreciation for returning once again to Mauna Kea. We are happy you found everything to be "A Ok" and we hope we'll welcome you back many more times in the future.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 January 2015

The mauna Kea is our home away from home. Our family has been going there for over 30 years, and I thought it was about time to send in a review. It is NOT the four seasons, so don't expect fancy spa and over the top service. Nor is it the Mana Lani, but if you are looking for a...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

A sincere mahalo for being such loyal guests of Mauna Kea. We appreciate your business and that you feel so welcomed here. We are working deligently to improve our food and beverage operations and feel we have the perfect team currently in place to make a real difference. We'll look forward to your return soon and again, thank you.

Olympia, WA
Reviewed 26 January 2015

A friend recommended we stop in at the Mauna Kea Resort for a drink. On our way back from Waimea, we decided to do just that. First, we were met at the gate with an unsmiling, unhelpful guard who eventually let us pass. Then we searched for the appropriate parking, finally settling on a parking spot labelled "beach," which seemed...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We apologize for your unfriendly greeting which is certainly not how we want to be perceived. We do work hard to protect the security and privacy of our homeowners and guests and we also want to be welcoming to outside visitors. We’re disappointed that we did not do a better job in assisting you so that you could enjoy our...

Napa, California
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This was our third visit in the last three years. The property continues to offer great service, amazing rooms and delicious food. Because we have visited the island twice previously, we stuck very close to the hotel this time. The beach is stunning and we had lots of fun playing in the waves, until they got a little big for...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for returning to visit again! Thank you for your positive comments. Be assured that our new marketing agreement as a member of the esteemed Autograph Collection will do much to enhance the long legacy of this hotel.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Manta Restaurant
Manta Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Hawaiian
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel located on Hawaii Island's Kohala Coast. Legendary, timeless hospitality. Exceptional value. No mandatory resort fees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Puako
Price Range: $584 - $1,211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection 4.5*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
Mauna Kea Beach Kamuela
Hotel Mauna Kea Beach
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
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#1 Spa Hotel in Puako
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puako
#1 Luxury Hotel in Puako
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“request to be away from pool if you have an ocean view”
pharvey841, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“I like 4th floor of the beach front wing which was convenient to everything”
jonathanbZ9782YR, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“I thought the beach front wing was great, easy access to the lawn and beach, closer to the water.”
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  • dust on the appliances
  • hair and stuff in the tub
  • hair and dust in drawers
jaykbh, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the ocean view rooms.”
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MrB003, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Watch the manta rays during their night swim from one of the restaurants.”
db54222, 1 May 2017 | Read review
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