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Royal Kona Resort

75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
+1 808-329-3111
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (3 reviews)
“mai tai bar” (12 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
All hours
American, Bar, International, Pub, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Food & entertainment was very good! Even the locals say it's best food at luau. Worth the money. Enjoy dinner as u watch the sunset as u never seen before!

Thank 637iraisr
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Stayed at this hotel many years ago. Went back for cocktails and to see if things were upgraded at all. Sad to say no. The facility is kept clean, but it is definitely in need of a facelift. Drinks were good, had appetizers. They were...More

Thank Winggal222
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely the old Hawaii feeling but very charming. Excellent location with oceanfront mai tai bar and lounge. Great salt water lagoon, reasonable parking/room rates.

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a grand older hotel right on the water. Open air lobby,restaraunt and bar.We had dinner on the water with tiki torches. The food was great. The athmosphere even better.

Thank lindeee
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Located in Kailua-Kona near shopping and restaurants. The grounds are well kept. The hotel is comfortable but could use some renovation.

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I loved this resort. I went to get my hair and toe nails done. I enjoyed the entertainment and restaurant scenery.

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had the breakfast buffet for the entire week. It was very good and had lots of things to choose from. The staff was great and kept the place clean.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stayed here about 12 years ago, and it needed upgrading then (the carpets smelled), but this trip we stayed elsewhere. However, we did visit The Royal Kona last Thursday night to see the great slack key guitarist Ledward Kaapana, who performed for a good...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Royal Kona is like and elegant lady a who had her glory days. The place has great bones considering it was built in the late 50's early 60's. We had a great room with views of the ocean sun rise and sun sets were...More

Thank Terence F
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stayed here for a week. There is allot to do here. Most of the sight seeing stuff happens right off the coast in front of this hotel. The Luau was great. The jet ski rental platform is in front, whales where in front the...More

Thank ManorSteelCurtain
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18 December 2016|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they have a buffett. Go to Humpies right down the street in the center of town. Their Sunday brunch is outstanding and all you can eat. All kinds of stuff from salads, fruits, breakfast fare, roast beef... More
Greg W
17 November 2015|
Response from Greg W | Reviewed this property |
The best answer is not far.......We did this about 2 weeks ago and from memory it was about $33 and best method of getting to the Royal Kona Resort
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3111
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