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Royal Kona Resort

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santa barbara, ca
Reviewed 7 September 2013

This place is pretty old, but the room we had was just fine. It was large and over looked the ocean. The problem with this place is the common areas. No one takes care of them! The entries to the elevators are really bunged up from baggage carts hitting the corners. There was one section by the elevators where there...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, glad to know these guests enjoyed their room and stay. Sorry they found some of the exterior walls in need of attention. We're on it though, it's a 24/7 job to upkeep, and thanks to their observations, we'll take a closer look. Glad they enjoyed the ocean views from their room too. FYI, we do have housekeepers...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 7 September 2013

I just stayed in this resort and I really liked it, the room was clean and cozy, the bed comfortable, good shower. The only con is that they do not provide anything except coffee, which was not a big deal as we barely stayed in the hotel. I recommend this resort.

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, really nice to know these guests loved our clean well maintained rooms, along with the comfy beds, and of course great location. Coming from PA, we're glad they had a wonderful stay on the Big Island, where there is so much to see and do. Do your homework, and you too will enjoy your vacation no matter...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We went there in 2012 for our honeymoon, We originally booked just a standard room. Well it turned out to be two really tiny beds and the view was of a roof, and just wasn't that great. So for an extra $20 a night I think it was we got an ocean front room with a king size bed!! Now...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, another late reviewer, but we'll take it! Glad our honeymooners from Canada had a great stay. Yes, we have the best location in Kona, and are the best value as well. Right on Alii Drive for additional dining, bars, shopping, galleries, farmers market, historical sites and a short walk to the Kailua Pier for all your ocean...

California
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We don't want you to really what a wonderful time we had - then it'll be booked all the time, haha! Great location, lovely bar on the beach - with a night time view as gorgeous as the day. We had a lovely, newly remodeled room - VERY VERY clean, also with a view. A show in the evenings, on...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, nice to see these guests had a fabulous time! Not sure if the timeline was wrong, December 2012? Regardless, we'll pleased to know they loved their room, view, food and beverage, everything about the resort. Hopefully we'll see them back this December too! Mahalo!

orange county
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The outside of the hotel is nice, the views were stunning at sunset, the bar was pretty decent, getting to watch the luau from the pool at night wasn't that bad either, BUT the ROOM...OMG! I might have been okay with it (just for the view) but the quality of the room itself was a shock that I couldn't get...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, too bad they were dissapointed with their stay. I've sent a personal message to determine which room they occupied so we can research and rectify their concerns. FYI, although we're not the newest kid on the block, our rooms are clean and well maintained, and our flat screens should not have interference. I sure hope they contacted...

Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This is a complicated review. Let me explain; my husband and I arrived in Kona on a hot and humid Saturday in August. We were tired and weary from our flight and wondered if we had made a good decision in coming to Hawaii at this point. We both have never been to any Hawaiian island so Kona was a...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, nice to see our first timers to Hawaii had a great stay. Although our rooms are not the newest on the block, we do strive to provide clean, well maintained rooms and grounds for our guests. A tip I'd like to offer is, if you are wanting a particular view, it's best to reserve that category as...

Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Had 3 days at Royal Kona Resort when we went to Hawaii. Breakfast was made special each day with a view of the whales playing in the bay in front of the hotel. The hotel is central to all at Kona and made getting around so easy. Only disappointing thing was twin bed. They were comfortable though. Staff were terrific...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, glad our friends from Down Under had a terrific stay. I'm glad they loved the views and food we offer, though pretty sure they were watching our resident spinner dolphins in the bay, it's a bit early for whales! Make sure you do your homework, and you too will have an enjoyable vacation wherever your travels take...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Our second stay this year at this gem along way from our Swedish home country. This beautiful resort is right on the waterfront with most of the rooms offering stunning views of the ocean and sunsets. The hotel grounds are kept in immaculate condition gardeners are out before sunrise raking up leaves and flowers that have fallen during the night....

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, it's awesome to see our return guests from Sweden had another stellar stay. It's a long flight, but worth the wait. So nice to hear they appreciate the hard work we do to keep the grounds clean and well maintained, along with our rooms. I'm also glad they enjoy our food and beverage, and yes, we do...

Chico, California
Reviewed 1 September 2013

At my arrival at Royal Kona, which was a part of a tour package, I choose to pay extra and upgraded to a waterfront suite. The room was felt dirty and smelled like disinfectant, the furniture was cheap and peeling, the carpet was stained, the towels also stained, there was mildew in the bathroom. It was the worst hotel experience...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Ouch, sorry to hear these guests had less than a stellar stay, I've sent a personal message to them to investigate further. We strive to provide clean and well maintained rooms for our guests while being the best value in Kona. I'm dissapointed it was the worst hotel experience they've ever had. I only wish they would would have contacted...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2013

This was a great hotel-location,value for money and no complaints-booked for me by manager of Flight Centre Manakau,Esther Paparoa who over past ten years has given me the best advice and service.She booked me for 3 nights but I stayed for six.Did need a car which got from Budget at the airport a convertible Mustang which was great in that...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, so nice to see our friends from NZ had a fantastic stay with us. Looks like we met and exceeded their expectations all around. We truly do offer the best value for location hands down in Kona. We are steps away from additional dining, drinking, shopping, farmers market, historical sites and more. Really glad they enjoyed, we'll...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Don the Beachcomber
Don the Beachcomber
Cuisines: American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Royal Kona Resort

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $130 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kona Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 436
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Also Known As:
Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“Splurge for ocean front.”
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“Center or north tower. The south tower may have you looking out on the Luau a few nights a week.”
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“Oceanfront is the only way to go here.”
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“We love the corner king rooms”
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“Ocean front”
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