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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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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 January 2014

    Just returned from our second stay in 7months at the wonderful Royal Kona Resort. 8 nights of spectacular views and relaxation. Cannnot wait to return here in another 7 months! From the friendly and welcoming check-in experience, exceptionally friendly staff, very clean rooms, very comfortable...More

    3  Thank Bret M
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 January 2014

    Aloha TA family, it's nice to see our return guests from OR had a terrific stay with us. They pretty much nailed all the key things we strive to provide. Great service, rooms with amazing views, awesome food and beverage, a comfortable pool and pool...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2014

    our trip started out great but... on arriving we had to really look for the desk clerk to register and get a room. when we saw our room which was to be an ocean view we discovered it was in the corner of the building....More

    1  Thank Kate H
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 January 2014

    Aloha TA family, boy, there's a lot going on in this guests review. I've sent them a personal message to discuss some of the more troubling issues in detail. I did apologize that their stay was definitely less than stellar, and I hope their Hawaiian...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2014

    We loved the location of this hotel with it being so close to all the bars and restaurants. The room was a decent size and very clean. A decent sized balcony gave us spectacular views of the ocean and great view of the town. The...More

    1  Thank PlymouthDevondreamer
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 January 2014

    Aloha TA family, refreshing to see another guest had a great time with us. Glad they loved the great location we have, best in Kona if I say so myself. I'm also glad they liked the nice, large clean rooms with great views, can't beat...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2014

    The amenities and appliances aren't luxurious, but the ocean views and sounds are amazing (ocean front suite). The staff is friendly, the location is right in the heart of Kailua Village. Lovely placeMore

    Thank Adam H
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 January 2014

    Aloha TA team, we love seeing our friends from chilly Chicago enjoying their stay. True, we're not the newest kid on the block per say, but what we don't have in Marble and Glass, we make up for in ambiance and class! Glad they loved...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2014

    Overall ok and clean, but very old and relatively small rooms. Parking is 10$ which is ok. Internet is also 10$ a night for only 1 device which is a bit steep. Good location right in the middle of Kona.More

    3  Thank smartgirl247
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 January 2014

    Aloha TA Family, I'm glad our guests from Germany enjoyed our great location and views. Interesting they thought the rooms a bit small, as our rooms are larger than most in the area, nice thing is we have amazing views from all, even the standard...More

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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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    "Book Alii Tower rooms; they're updated"
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    "Avoid the Lagoon Tower or ANY time share rooms. Better yet, rent a condo or stay elsewhere"
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