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Royal Kona Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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AMENITIES
Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Our lanai overlooked the area where the waves crashed on the rocks. It was so relaxing to sit out there and just watch the ocean. While the hotel isn't a new build, the grounds are well-maintained, rooms are clean, staff very helpful and friendly, and...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed yesterday

Loved the old classic hawaiian feel of this place. everything is open air - the reception area, the bars, we loved it! Close to walk to everything town has to offer. The Ocean Front rooms were amazing. Loved hanging out in the open air bar...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The location is fantastic. Don's Mai Tai bar is wonderful with its sunset views and great drinks. The hotel is clean, friendly staff and tropical grounds worthy of viewing. The hotel's Luau was great. Food was plentiful and delicious. Drinks were readily available and the...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to the Royal Kona many times over the years and although the hotel is not the most modern it is much more full of the character of the islands than the more modern 'international' style hotel.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The room had a wonderful view of the ocean. Although the room was rather dated, the view more than made up for that. Service from check in to check out was excellent. Very nice restaurant and bar right on the property, so never have to...More

Thank barb999999
Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Team at Royal Kona ResortResponded yesterday

Aloha, Thank you for this amazing review. It is our goal to offer friendly and accommodating service to all of our guests at all times. Your comfort and relaxation is very important to us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at our...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$154 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$154 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Questions & Answers
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13Jomama
14 July 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha, Our resort does not have a beach we are on lava rock, however we do have a beautiful man made lagoon. We are also very close to near by beaches. Mahalo
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elliottsuk
5 July 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha As other travelers have suggested it may be a better and cheaper option to hire a car , even if it is only for the day of your exploration. Mahalo Tara
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tracyleleuxsmith
22 June 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha Our parking fee is $12 daily. Mahalo Tara-Customer Satisfaction Specialist
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Room Tips
"ocean front rooms have awesome views to watch the sunset, and listen to the ocean at night"
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"All rooms value for money"
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"There are many better places to stay."
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"If you don't want to hear or see the luau every night, make sure to ask for a room facing the lagoon."
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