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Royal Kona Resort Luau

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 866-482-9775
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Type: Luaus, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Luaus, Theater & Concerts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We went to this luau with adult children and grandchildren (ages 4 and 10). It was a fun evening especially for the grandchildren. The food was okay but the entertainment and setting was what we went for. They had fun activities for the children like sharpie tattoos by some of the dancers and also lei making. There was also authentic... More 

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76 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Luau show was great. But the venue was very commercialized. The all inclusive drinks was a joke. They had very limited alcoholic beverages. If you wanted Pina coloda, you have to purchase for $20 even if its without alcohol. It was all about making money from tourists. They show was very pricy and the food was below average. The performances... More 

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Zion, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had been told to skip a Luau when we went to Hawaii. Most of our friends experiences had been mediocre at best. We are glad we didn't listen to them. This Luau was amazing. The food was excellent and the performers were gracious and stunning. We were able to interact with the performers before the show getting "tattoos" and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to experience an luau. It runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening at the Royal Kona Resort. You do not have to be staying at the resort to attend this luau - visitors come from resorts all over the island. We thoroughly enjoyed the experienced. It was reasonably priced compared to luau's presented on Oahu. Approx 2 hours... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Because of the weather, we were seated inside. We had purchased preferred seating, but when we showed up to check in they told us that they would not be having it and told us to find a seat. When we walked in, the front tables were reserved... so even though we paid for it, we did not get it. Didn't... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When you compare prices, you'll find that the luau at the Royal Kona Resort is among the cheapest. Don't let this deter you, however, as compared to three other luaus I've been to, this one compares nicely. As other reviewers have mentioned, there are a variety of food choices, children are offered punch, juice or a soda, and adults can... More 

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West Valley City, Utah, Usa
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have been to Hawaii once before and never did a luau even though we could see one every night from our hotel room. So we took the kids to this one. Get there about 4:30 so you can get a good seat unless you want to pay and additional $7 for a seat closer which we did not do... More 

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were on our honeymoon, had a great time at the Luau, food was good, included unlimited drinks, close to the town so it was an easy walk to and from our Hotel. The food was good, the show was entertaining, they brought my husband on stage, it was great. Beautiful sunset!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The show was very entertaining and captivating. The fire spinners were amazing and the girls were beautiful. The host was funny and kept everyone interested in the history and story behind the dancing. He was also great with the band and fending off a crazy drunk lady that was trying to get a little too involved with the show. She... More 

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Ann Arbor
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The rooms here were nice but the hotel needs to have some work done on it to bring it back to standard. Looks like work is ongoing but slow. Location is excellent.

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