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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel right on the beach and they have a Luau 5 nights every week. Fun place to stay. We were suprised that there was no shuttle to and from the airport. The pool is quite small but the view makes up for it. Its close walking distance to a lot of businesses.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

outdated hotel. We had requested a sea view and got a room on the ground floor, among offices and visible from everybody outside. So we spent our 3 days/ " nights with closed curtains. Only positive note is the small pool on the south of the resort and its location, within walking distance from Kailua-Kona seafront.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, quiet and great location. It was located on Ali'i drive close to downtown but not to close. Good beaches within a few minutes drive. I've come back and stayed here multiple times and would definitely come again! They also have very helpful staff to help plan any activities that you may be interested in. BBQ grills are scattered all... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Royal Kona Resort a couple times now. The price is reasonable and is fairly close to the airport. It is a bit outdated but the staff are super. When checking is yesterday, we were a bit disappointed in the room so mentioned it to the receptionist. She kindly moved us to a higher floor with a... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel staff we interacted with were very cordial and accommodating. The property itself is in a very nice location and the common areas seem very nice, we were only there one night, the hallway and the room itself were dated, dirty and showed poor maintenance, there were cobwebs and dust on light fixtures and air-vents. The paint was bubbling... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views, but it is an old resort, therefore expect bugs or cockroaches everywhere. If I come again to Big Island I will not stay at this place again, sadly great views did not make up for other things. Also, overall the price was not that of a bargain as I paid about the same and stayed at a really... More 

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San Fernando, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Royal Kona resort and while the location was great, we felt the resort was very outdated. When we checked in, we were told our booked room of a King was not available and they suggested we come back the following day to see if a King was available. We opted to take a room and... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is all about Location Location. Although very spotless, the rooms and outside areas near the rooms are in dire need of an upgrade. Our check in was prolonged by a very harassed gentleman who could not make up his mind where he was going to put us. After he gave us a choice of two rooms we made... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royal Kona is an older hotel, and you can tell the rooms are showing their age, yet it is well-maintained and clean. What you really pay for are the views; we had an ocean front room with a lanai and it was spectacular! Beautiful sunset views every night! The hotel is also within easy walking distance to some shops... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for few nights. This is our third island before last stop at Kauai Island. Hotel is here for some years but still well served and maintained. Even though we were given standard room on third floor, it was sea viewing. Inside room we had mostly all amenities such as coffee, electric iron, iron safe. Adjacent there was... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • 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: $202 - $391 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“Ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles paulhU2608GM, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room when you book. Really stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles nelsone73, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose higher floors to avoid most of the ground noise.”
  • You can see how the low partition allows a view of your neighbor's balcony.
 of 5 bubbles LynB779, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a partial ocean view at a minimum.”
 of 5 bubbles gordont262, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles bertb422, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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