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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Maybe if you had a guarantee that you were on the ocean side in a newly renovated room. Otherwise ... don't! Just checked in and the room smells, we had to call to get a coffee maker delivered, a technician to come to figure out internet access and a blanket to put over a dirty and torn love seat. We...

1Thank mountforest
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Having stayed at the Bali Kai several times before, we were disappointed with unit 323. It was not particularly clean,especially the shower/ tubs and not very well appointed. For instance there was no cutting board or automatic dish powder. The silverware drawer wants to fall out and the lanai screen did fall although when we called the desk a very...

1Thank Larry H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I made a mistake when making my reservation but they were very helpful and accommaded our needs for our family. They even allowed us to check in a little earlier than we were supposed to so we could go do the sight seeing we wanted to do. There have beautiful views of the ocean, a pool and laundry facilities available....

Thank April F
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the ironman race and had an excellent stay. Being on Alli drive it's only a 3 mile drive or walk to the main or happening part of Alli drive. You have a very nice view of the sunrise coming over the hill on the road side of the complex and on a clear day a great...

Thank Craig m
San Clemente, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We are return guests and love the location. Best kept secret with comfortable and private location. Close to everything in Kona. Booked through Sunquest Vacations Kona. Comfortable stay with everything needed to feel right at home.

Thank Mary Jo C
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I felt ripped off by this establishment. They charge a $60-$85 cleaning fee in addition to the room rate. This seems exorbitant, I don't believe the hotel is paying that much for cleaning, and the fee is at least twice the amount of a resort fee that you may pay at a nice resort. The room wasn't especially clean and...

4Thank Ronk686
Silver Point, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Internet did not reveal that: "Mountain side" meant the other side of the road, not just the land side of the hotel. "1 BR" didn't mention the bed was a murphy that effectively blocked access to the bathroom.

3Thank jpwhite6
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We were supposed to get a studio, but were upgraded to a one bedroom Oceanside, it was very nice and clean. Loved seeing the ocean and the turtles(honu). It didn't have air condiontioning but we live here so we are used to fans. We really enjoyed our stay and the staff was very nice. We would stay there again.

Thank Anne E
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed in one of the condo units in this hotel. You stop in at the front desk, and get your parking pass. Parking is under the hotel, with an exposure to the sea on one side. With the sea breeze, you'll need to clean your car windows around 2 x a week, or they get foggy with sea salt....

1Thank AvWriter
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in unit 314. Great lanai, comfortable king bed, very nicely furnished and super well stocked kitchen. From our lanai we watched sunsets, sipped on tropical blended drinks, viewed the surfers catch the waves at Banyon Beach and spotted sea turtles up on the rocks to bask & warm themselves.

1Thank KembeWali

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kona Bali Kai is a condominium resort located on the ocean's edge, displaying an uninterrupted vista of magnificent Kona sunsets. Choose from studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with full-kitchens, private lanai, and ocean or mountainside views. Amenities include a swimming pool, barbecue areas throughout the resort, and a laundry facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Kona Bali Kai

Address: 76-6246 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-4614
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $159 - $592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Kona Bali Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Kona Bali Kai Hotel Kailua-Kona
Castle Kona Bali Kai Kailua
Castle Kona Bali Kai Hotel
Castle Kona Bali Kai Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“Brace yourself for the $40 cleaning fee, with tax is $50 on top of the room rate.”
 of 5 bubbles jpwhite6, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Would definitely want room on the water. . I have always stayed on the 4th floor and love being up higher”
 of 5 bubbles 735nenar, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get an ocean view for sure.”
 of 5 bubbles kakem123, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Budget option in a great location”
 of 5 bubbles DKToronto1, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Condos are all different, some fancier than others”
  • Morning coffee with a view
  • Sunset view from our Lanai
 of 5 bubbles Chauka, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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