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Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Synopsis: Overall we had a great experience. We were able to change condos after one week to a much nicer unit - 7 nights in one and 10 nights in the second. In each case the oceanview experience was exceptional. The condos are a little tired because they are older but if your condo has been cared for it will...

5Thank Bryan W
Elora, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Our 2 bedroom was beautiful and well equipped. The lanai ocean view is spectacular. While having dinner one night we were treated to a spectacular whale show just off shore. See turtles and other sea life right outside the building.

1Thank bucksue
Reviewed 26 February 2012

We stayed on the "mountain" side, across a fairly busy street, from the lobby and ocean view condos. I had read the reviews and knew what we were in for, but we booked late and this was about all I could find. This is the only condo I've ever stayed in with my main goal being to get away from...

2Thank DayTripper1959_9
Reviewed 24 February 2012

f you want a nicer than average condo, in a great location, with an amazing lanai literally just a few feet from the ocean--this is it! When we sat back further on the big lanai, we couldn't even see land, just the ocean--that's how close it is to the water. Everything you need (laundry, kitchen, 2 BR/2 BA, even beach...

1Thank minnesotajul
Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Hotel is 3 miles outside city center. Not really within walking distance. Staff was very particular about check in time being precisely at 3:00. Made us wait 4 minutes by stating the room was not ready. Then shift change at 3 and suddenly our room was ready. Room had head hair on top cover. Hotel is converted 70's apartments. Cheaper...

2Thank 808Surfrider
Helena, Montana
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Our room was a partial ocean view suite, it was located across Ali'i drive from the main hotel. Traffic noise was terrible. The room was outdated and in bad need of some renovations. The bed was sagged into the middle so bad that even though it was a king size bed we always ended up in the middle. A lot...

1Thank andy j
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Just wanted to advise that Kona Bali Kai has been totally renovated and is just wonderful. New Kitchen with new cabinets and granite counter tops, new bathrooms with beautiful walk in showers, new tile and tiled lanai, full size washer and dryer. This is one of the best units at the Bali Kai and we enjoy coming every year. The...

3Thank Konasunlover
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 4 February 2012

We absolutely loved our stay at the Kona Bali Kai. Our condo was lovely and the service we received was great. The individuals at the front desk were helpful, the women who touched up our condo, mid stay, were warm and friendly, and the view was spectacular. We will definitely return to the Kona Bali Kai and will recommend it...

2Thank Sandra N
san bernardino
Reviewed 17 January 2012

First of all Hotel does not compare to photos they have posted. I was booked in a Mountain view suite and I had no Mountain view or Ocean view, My room was facing the main street across the street from main lobby of hotel. The traffic there was so loud it made it hard to sleep. The air conditioner was...

4Thank irenevaldivia
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 January 2012

They rooms were not as advertised, the services was very rude, no air conditioning for the ocean front condo, utilities very old, the room was dirty and which we cleaned on our own because the cleaning service were a bunch of slackers, if you stay here you will regret it 100 percent. I am trying to help anyone that wants...

5Thank Anonymous505

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $167 - $393 (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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“Any oceanfront room is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 7032toni, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Too expensive for the condition of the room.”
  • Rusted tub bottom
 of 5 bubbles SanandaAllsgood, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to get an ocean view room, it was the best part of our stay.”
  • Cute kitchen decor
  • Safe $5/day charge to use
  • Bedside lamp
  • Chips between bed and wall
  • Cute wall decor
  • Bedside lamp
  • From the Lanai
  • Cute kitchen decor
 of 5 bubbles skybluepink1969, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Compare other Castle properties first”
 of 5 bubbles G7886QZdonnas, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Please insist on getting a room that has been thoroughly updated and cleaned. Our room should not have been rented.”
 of 5 bubbles JustCarry0n, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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