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sylmar
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We had a relaxing five night stay in a beautiful 2BR 2BA oceanfront unit. The unit was very spacious and the lay out over all was very accomdating sliders from both livingroom and master bedroom ( with a picture perfect view of the ocean). The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable.Too top it all off they have there own well...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We are always very happy to be a part of a great Hawaiian Vacation. We are proud of our staff and property. Please return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Vancouver,WA
Reviewed 9 March 2013

2nd visit to this property, most recently for 5 nights in 2BR room in Feb 2012. Well-appointed room with nice lanai, 4th floor (room 417). Beds OK, but not up to hotel standards these days. Roomy master BR and bath. Very nice kitchen. Property has nice "beach" at front of property (since property sits on a volcanic outcropping that is...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we appreciate the opportunity to continuously improve our services and product. We sincerely apologize for the misunderstanding regarding the unit you received. We regret we did not realize your dissatisfaction while you were here. We understood your request to remain in the unit at the reduced rate was to you satisfaction. We can only hope...

Rainbow City, Alabama United States
Reviewed 7 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed for six nights in room 220. Beautiful room! We had 4 adults in a 2BR 2 BA oceanfront unit and it was very spacious, nice layout, lovely furniture, sliders to balcony from both LR and MBR. The second bedroom had two single beds. Closet and dresser space was more than adequate. Gorgeous views of the ocean, the palm...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment of how different it is from large resort hotels where we take pride that our staff understands that we make the difference. We all hope you will return and be a part of our family (Ohana) once again. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Late in getting reviews from our Sep 2012 fall vacation. Stayed 13 nights at the Aston Kona, would stay here again in a heart beat. Had a second floor ocean front 1 bedroom 2 bath condo. Very large, spacious, had everything we needed. Units are indiviudally owned so the decor does vary. Everything was functional, a/c through out the unit...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Aloha it is never too late our readers appreciate your review. Thank you for the great review and hope you will return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We needed a hotel for part of a day at the end of our vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii. The front desk manager very kindly agreed to rent us one of their vacant rooms for a reduced rate. When we checked in, the front desk clerk assigned us to the nicest room they had available which was ocean...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We were more than happy to help with your short stay with us. I am confident when you return you will stay longer. Thank you for reminding our readers how great our staff is and the reason for many returnees. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2013

i would highly recommend Kona by the Sea. all rooms face the ocean and you can watch the surfers and whales from your lanai. our room was a 2 bedroom=2 bath and was very roomy. the staff are very pleasant and the pool and hot tub were very clean. the staff clean the bbq grills every night and they were...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be sure to find other recommendations for your dining pleasure. Please return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Tulsa, OK
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Husband and I celebrated our Anniversary at the Aston Kona by the Sea in January. As this property is a condo, we had plenty of room.....full kitchen......washer and dryer, and a great view of the ocean from our balcony. Loved how close the property was to town - making in town dining an easy option. Property also has multiple grills...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time reviewing our property. We certainly appreciate the great review. We look forward to your return and appreciate anyone you send our way. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Room 316. One bedroom, 2 baths. Partial ocean view. In-room laundry. Sofa bed is adequate for one person or for two children. Underground parking, secure elevator from parking garage. Secure entry to pool and beachfront BBQ, sun bathing area. $10 per day mandatory fee for internet, DVD rentals, etc. Rm 316 needs some work - paint the walls, clean or...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We thank you and appreciate the opportunity to continuously improve our services and product. We will definitely pass on your feedback so the owner is given the opportunity to address your concern. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us please return for more beautiful ocean views and sunny days. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Redding, California
Reviewed 9 February 2013

My wife and I stayed in room 323 in January 2013 and the week at Kona by the sea was perfect. We had dinner each evening on our lanai overlooking the ocean,( no restaurant could provide that view) watched pods of whales swim by, (one actually breached straight up into the air) and enjoyed the manta ray dive with the...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We couldn't agree more what restaurant can provide a better view with a whale watching show. Your favorite new spot will always be here for you. Thank you for staying with us. Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Redondo Beach, CA
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Our third time at Kona by the Sea over the last ten years. The renovations were noticeable. We stayed in unit 206 (2 bedroom-2 bath). Ocean-front; great view; nicely appointed. We like the flexibility of staying in and cooking for ourselves so the BBQs are a great asset. The staff was helpful, but not overbearing. Anything we asked for, we...

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Your loyalty is greatly appreciated and happy you noticed our improvements. Please return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate, oceanfront resort with breathtaking views and spacious suites. This condominium resort fronts a magnificent rocky shoreline with its own sandy lounging area, outdoor barbecue facilities and more. Located just south of historic Kailua-Kona with its charming shops, dining and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aston Kona by the Sea

Address: 75-6106 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2312 (Formerly ResortQuest Kona By The Sea)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $284 - $507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aston Kona by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Aston Kona By The Sea Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Sea
Resortquest Kona Sea
Kona By The Sea
Aston Kona By The Sea Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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