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    Royal Kona Resort

    75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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    • Excellent21%
    • Very good41%
    • Average22%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
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    “lagoon tower” (155 reviews)
    “private lagoon” (101 reviews)
    “mai tai bar” (75 reviews)
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 March 2014

    The Royal Kona Resort was a hit right from check in, Everything went smoothly. We reserved an Ocean View and was it ever worth it. Every morning we saw dolphins and whales right outside our room. the room could use an upgrade, but for the...More

    Thank Christine H
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 5 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, it's awesome to know these guests expectations were met and pretty much exceeded. You can tell they did their homework, by asking questions, working to arrange their tours and activities in advance. Knowing they loved the view from their room, watching the...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2014

    This was my second stay at this resort in Kailua town. I returned for several reasons: (1) proximity to airport (roughly 20 minutes at the time I traveled); (2) adjacent to an approximately one-mile strip of restaurants and tourist-oriented shops; (3) view of ocean; (4)...More

    Thank MidwestBoomer
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 5 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, its great to see such a solid review from one of our return guests. I'm glad they not only enjoyed all of the wonderful things our resort has to offer, such as great location, views, staff etc. but they were able to...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2014

    The Royal Kona Resort, circa 1962, is a mid-range resort located on the waterfront in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. At fifty plus years, it is one of the older resorts on the island and although well maintained, the resort is showing its age. The grounds are...More

    1  Thank michael_smith56
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, wow, what a through review! sounds like overall they enjoyed their stay. They offer some great tips, however they mention we do charge for wifi in the rooms, we have a complimentary hot spot at Dons Mai Tai Bar, enjoy the dolphins...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2014

    We started off our 10 day honey moon in Kona, we stayed at the Royal Kona for 3 nights. While we LOVED our view of the ocean, the bed was the most uncomfortable thing I've ever experienced. We were in the building off to the...More

    1  Thank tracyt77
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, sorry to hear their bed was uncomfortable, we are in the process of changing our beds in that tower as we speak. I sent a personal message to determine which room they occupied. We do have rooms with amazing views, and our...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2014

    Clearly what once was a beautiful property is now in desperate need of renovation. At best the front desk staff was friendly but not out of their way helpful or cheery. From check in you walk down hallways which are in need of fresh paint...More

    1  Thank joltinjoe60
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, ouch, two zeros in a row. Sorry these guests throughout the hotel was in such bad repair. Although we are not the newest kid on the block, we pride ourselves on providing clean well maintained rooms. Sorry we didn't wet their expectations.

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
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    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$157 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 436
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    • Kailua-Kona
    • Also Known As
    • Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona ,
    • Royal Kona Kailua ,
    • Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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    3 January 2018|
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    Response from kcastro1385 | Reviewed this property |
    No. They only have a regular pool and a kiddy pool.
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    13 November 2017|
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    Response from Cath C | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, no there isn’t
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