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    Royal Kona Resort

    75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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          US$182
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          Overview
          • Excellent21%
          • Very good42%
          • Average22%
          • Poor9%
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          Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Poolside Bar
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          Private Balcony
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          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...More

          Thank ialwayslovetotravel
          Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 September 2013

          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...More

          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...More

          1  Thank sandshells
          Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 September 2013

          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...More

          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...More

          Thank SedonaMich
          Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 September 2013

          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...More

          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...More

          2  Thank Len E
          Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 September 2013

          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...More

          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...More

          1  Thank ChelseaMartin
          Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 11 September 2013

          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...More

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          • Pool
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          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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          • Conference Facilities
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          • Concierge
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          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Pool
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          • Tennis Court
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          • US$63 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
          • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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          • 436
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          JTHJuly2014
          How do guests visit the Volcano National Park without renting a car?
          6 May 2017|
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          Response from ResourceTeacher | Reviewed this property |
          You can book a tour if ou don't want to rent a car. There are several companies who offer them.
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          richar1aucklandnz
          Hi staying at the Royal Kona in August is there a shuttle to and from the airport thank you
          30 April 2017|
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          Response from Joanne F | Reviewed this property |
          We were on a group tour and there was a bus for us but not sure if it was a shuttle from the hotel. Our group were the only passengers. Taxi wouldnt be expensive - we ubered quite a bit and the airport is not far away anyway. More
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          italianaleo
          Hi Joanne and everyone else. I just returned from the Big Island myself yesterday and spent some time at the Royal Kona also and enjoyed it. I just want to say that it is my understanding that when a service fee is added to a group of 6 or more, that it is indeed considered the tip. I thought that it is why the amount is always higher than the standard 15% and is therefore incorporated mandatory in groups of 6 or more even here in California. I do not believe that another tip should be added. I look forward to reading some clarification of this. Mahalo
          5 April 2017|
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          Response from Curtis A | Reviewed this property |
          No added tip is required; tho you can add for exceptional service. I personally regard mandated tips as offensive since tips are for quality of service, a reward, meritocracy. Mandatory tips reward bad service equally with... More
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          "best to stay in a room higher up, a lot quieter"
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