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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

Expedia.comUS$455*
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#1 of 4 Hotels in Puako
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$584*
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 May 2015

The Mauna Kea is one of those wonderful classic resort hotels - nothing flashy about it except for the beach! From the minute you walk in and are handed a tray with fresh hand towels and some kind of wonderful passion fruit juice, to the minute you leave, and reluctantly at that, the Mauna Kea is a place to go...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you'll return again and again...as with many of guests who do the same. We look forward to welcoming you back with warm aloha.

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The best cove and swimming beach on the always Sunny west shore. Easy access to many of the big islands attractions. Golf courses in excellent condition, but Mauna Kea course is a bit difficult, particularly as to Sand traps and elevated greens. Food and Beverage menu and food quality is weak for a property with these room rates. Few options...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Mahalo for staying with us. We appreciate your comments and are working diligently to make improvements in our Food and Beverage. We hope you'll return to discover new culinary delights!

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Mauna Kea hotel sits on Kaunaoa beach. Best beach and beach hotel on the Big Island. Rooms are clean and room service food is very good. We also love to eat at Hau Tree which is their beach bar. Amazing sun set. Super friendly staff. Overall 5 star experience. Our new favorite staycation spot.

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We're happy to now officially be your top staycation choice...mahalo! Look forward to welcoming you back very soon, with aloha.

Reviewed 27 May 2015

Great for families! It has some nice resteraunts and grills, and friendly staff. It is right on the beach, and has open access to the golf course. It is within walking distance of many great beachers and has efficient roads.

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Mahalo for the comments and we hope you'll return soon.

Tampa, FL
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I feel so blessed to have stayed here for a couple nights on our vacation to the big island. Everything was 100% perfect! The greeting we received with the lays was special, the check in was effortless with fresh guava juice present. We were very lucky to be upgraded from a golf view room to the beach view! The banana...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and that our staff welcomed you with warm aloha. Mahalo.

Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Great location weather and resort. Now a marriott autograph collection property. Nice rooms ask for the beachfront wing pool/ocean view. Great restaurant next door just take the shuttle to coast grill. They have prix fix or better to order several small and large plates and share. Try the sashimi and divers scallops as well as the R Cabernet for only...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for staying with us. We're glad you took advantage of our complimentary shuttle to our sister property to enjoy dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Austin, TX
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We have stayed in the area countless times (usually at the neighboring sister property on Hapuna Beach), but this was our first stay at the Mauna Kea. And after having stayed at the Mauna Kea, I would be hard pressed to ever stay at the Hapuna again. The Mauna Kea has the ideal location for families in search of serenity...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and sharing your comments. We are glad you enjoyed the resort and hope your travel plans bring you back our way very soon. Aloha.

Los Altos, California
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This hotel sits on the best beach in all of the Hawaiian islands. The beautiful white sand beach is a protected bay with perfect waves for body boarding and great snorkeling on both sides along the coral. We spotted turtles every morning and manta rays every night. The sunsets are sublime from this beach. The rooms are nicely furnished, comfortable...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for staying with us. We thank you for your comments which always allow us the opportunity to improve. We apologize for the situation with your room key and are sorry it was not better acknowledged. We value all of our guests regardless of their affiliations and thank you sincerely for visiting.

Southern U.S.
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Just returned from a four night stay. . . the hotel at 50 is showing its age quite well. . . all the remodeling and upgrades have kept it at the peak of its greatness. Flaws around the edges distracted from an overall great trip. . . . something as small as an thermostat on the wall can be a...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for sharing your comments. We are happy your enjoyed your stay. We do apologize that you did not enjoy the luau so much, since it is something we often receive very positive remarks about. We have shared your comments with the appropriate team members for their review. Mahalo.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Big Island and we chose the Mauna Kea because we are Marriott Gold members. I don't think we could have done much better. We had a beautiful beach front room that we were upgraded to. Very private and quiet though a very long walk from the central area. The service and attitude from...

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We are happy to see that you had a "terrific week in Paradise!" Thank you for your comments and we'll look forward to welcoming you back soon. Aloha.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Manta Restaurant
Manta Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Hawaiian
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel located on Hawaii Island's Kohala Coast. Legendary, timeless hospitality. Exceptional value. No mandatory resort fees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Puako
Price Range: $702 - $1,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection 4.5*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
Mauna Kea Beach Kamuela
Hotel Mauna Kea Beach
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Puako
#1 Spa Hotel in Puako
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puako
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“Marriott status helps. Water view is worth the extra moeny.”
Cigarjim_13, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are a Marriott rewards member you get 10% off breakfast”
262SanDiego, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The beach side higher rooms have the best views, but that's obvious.”
dhuber23, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the golf side are great too, no need to upgrade”
570davita, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get an ocean front room - it is TOTALLY worth it!”
SymphonicChair, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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