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Castle Kona Bali Kai

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall experience was good, BUT.. the only thing that sticks with me (apart from turtles in front of hotel, which was great) is the cleaning fee which other people have mentioned on TA. On arrival we had to pay $104 !! We stayed 6 nights and the room was never cleaned or refreshed, nobody looked at it at all. SO..i...

Thank Scott B
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself is pretty old, and we booked because of its cheap (relatively) and convenient for 1 night stay in the neighborhood. However, when we checked in, we were noticed of extra $75 fees, $50 for cleaning and $25 destination fee (is this some kind of resort fee? but there's absolutely no resort).

1Thank Jing F
Lethbridge, AB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we've been coming to Kona Bali Kai 3 times in 4 years and that is because we love the layout of the condos, the location of the complex, the free parking, just about everything is perfect for our stay. I don't normally post poor reviews but have to this time. The staff at the desk are consistently rude to...

Thank Mona67
Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very old and need updated. Stayed in studio across street and was to have mountain view but the only thing I could see was in someones house window. I would not stay at this place again. There is too many other nicer hotels in that area. The pool is very old and missing may tiles all around the...

1Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed here March25-6 2017, it was absolutely filthy, toilets where gross, they had never cleaned them, there was dirt and dried pee on the toilet base, sheets where stained, carpet was gross, they never vacuumed. We asked to have it cleaned twice, finally after the second cleaning job it was fine, the garborator was broken, so when I used...

2Thank Jody K
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We did a late check in due to flight arrival and were greeted with needing to make a phone call to an off island operator who had a hard time directing us to our unit. This was planned as a one night stay until our condo weekly rental at another property was available. The unit was unacceptably clean and made...

1Thank cutbill2017
Lodi, California
Reviewed 30 March 2017

First CKBK is not a hotel, no maid service, no elevator or bellman. At check in I was informed of a undisclosed cleaning fee of $104. After paying for 5 nights $940 for a ocean view, I have never experienced this. We were given a 3rd floor room, which is a problem w/o elevator since I have a hip replacement...

1Thank Robert M
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was a terrible condo!! It was dirty and in disrepair. There were undisclosed fees not on the booking site. The cleaning fee was ridiculous as the hotel room was not clean. The kitchen stove was dirty - the burners were black and grease marks were on the stove. There was a huge dead bug in the stained dishpan. The...

2Thank Tim M
Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is an older condo rental property but it is well maintained. There is covered parking - FREE - and there is a small beach and pool. The view from the oceanfront units is spectacular and you are only feet from the waves. It is near two nice snorkeling beaches and only three miles from the center of downtown Kona....

1Thank Toni P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This hotel charged a cleaning fee that was not clearly displayed in the advertised price. When the fee is included, the cost is in the range of other places around or higher. On top of this, they actually do a very poor job with cleaning. In the bathroom there was an old soap left, stains on the shower bathtub surfaces....

3Thank Jacek G

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kona Bali Kai is a condominium resort located on the ocean's edge, displaying an uninterrupted vista of magnificent Kona sunsets. Choose from studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with full-kitchens, private lanai, and ocean or mountainside views. Amenities include a swimming pool, barbecue areas throughout the resort, and a laundry facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Kona Bali Kai

Address: 76-6246 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-4614
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $145 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Kona Bali Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Kona Bali Kai Hotel Kailua-Kona
Castle Kona Bali Kai Kailua
Castle Kona Bali Kai Hotel
Castle Kona Bali Kai Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“Ensure sea view.”
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“Take a ocean view might be better.”
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“stay away from this property”
cutbill2017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“avoid at all cost.”
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  • nice paint job
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  • Mold all over bathroom
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robertmA9721XJ, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any oceanfront room is great.”
7032toni, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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