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    Royal Kona Resort

    75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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    Traveller (1976)
    Room & Suite (639)
    Pool & Beach (238)
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good41%
    • Average22%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
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    “lagoon tower” (153 reviews)
    “private lagoon” (101 reviews)
    “mai tai bar” (73 reviews)
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 March 2014

    We checked in after a very long flight from Kelowna. David, who was on the night desk, was very helpful and got us checked in right away. We were originally in the Lagoon Tower, with an Ocean Front Room, and I asked him about possible...More

    Thank earthpresence
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 27 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, refreshing to know we've met and exceeded another guests expectations. So nice to hear they found the upgrade to the corner ocean front room a great value, I'm glad our staff was able to accommodate them, and meet their needs. We'll go...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2014

    We stayed here in 1998 and loved it. Now it is in need of an update. The bathroom was nasty and dark. The restaurant is not the same and is overpriced. The staff was excellent. The luau was not. We will find another place to...More

    Thank zackkirby
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 27 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, sorry to hear a guest that has stayed with is in the past feels we're not up to par, that's disappointing. Hopefully they'll continue to return to Kona a find more suitable accommodations. Interesting bedding comments, as a King or two doubles...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2014

    What a great stay! From reservations with Marites to Elizabeth at check in to the housekeeping staff in the hallway, everyone has been friendly, happy, and professional and willing to help and answer any questions we have had. The facility is clean and kept up...More

    Thank lscook
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 25 March 2014

    Aloha A family, awesome to see another truly satisfied guest had a great stay. We appreciate the kudos for the staff mentioned, all of our staff go uot of their way to ensure our guests hae memorable vacations, that's our sincere goal. Yes, best location...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2014 via mobile

    A older resort on beach in Kona. No need to rent a car because its all right there. They have a classic Luau right on premise which could be noisy for early to bed people. Rooms are located with views of the ocean. Our room...More

    Thank Ski57
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 25 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, as these guest mention, we're the best value for the best location in Kona, offering clean, well maintained rooms and grounds. As for luau, the show finished at 8pm sharp, so hopefully it won't keep too many guests up late. Come experience...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2014

    The Royal Kona started as a flagship Hilton back in the day. The design and amenities show it. They are updating and modernizing but is adequate not great. However, it also was the birthplace of the Mai Tai at Don the Beachcombers Bar which still...More

    1  Thank marcasch
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 20 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, seems like overall they had a great stay, based on the ranking, but review was a bit up and down. Those who have stayed with us, know even our non view standard rooms have great views, and most can see some ocean!...More

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    • US$164 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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    • Kailua-Kona
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    Room & Suite (639)
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    Amanda S
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    Response from Cath C | Reviewed this property |
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    Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
    December is the rainy season but the temps are still in the 80's. Kona is on the leeward side of the island so it gets less rain than Hilo. KOA is the nearest airport for access to the west side of the island.
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    "Ocean view is fabulous"
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    "There are no good rooms. Try to get a KING size bed"
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    "The corner rooms are the largest. Plus they have a large balcony."
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