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Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   62-100 Kauna'oa Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful beach on a sprawling and gorgeous resort. The service was excellent - we were greeted with fresh juice and a cold towel at check in. Food was great, must go to the Coast Grille at sunset to watch the sun set over the water. The beach is pristine and had excellent snorkeling. Cannot say enough good things about our... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very disappointed in our $85.00, a person, chefs cooking at Grill Stations. With, drink pairings. The area, was crowded, hardly a place to eat your food. Western Guitar player, and 3competing chefs. After attending, the Tuesday evening, at The Four Season, Chef Fest opening, for $65.00 a person, where, the area, was laid out much better, the drinks... More

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Seattle, Washington
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms: 4+ stars (ours was a king bed room) Food: Buffet: 4 stars (would be 5 if staff knew the difference between gluten, egg and dairy) Coast Grille: 3 stars (overcooked fish, expensive) Beach Bar: 3 stars (a great mai tai but the hot food was cold) Pool: 2 star since we couldn't find 'unreserved' chaise lounges even though there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This property is beautiful, the service is great and our limited experience with the food was quite good. However, it is a huge sprawling complex and our room was a lengthy and circuitous path from any of the amenities. If our room was more centrally located, I might never have been aware of the issue. I would stay again, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel is pefect for a couple of days of pure relaxation. Huge, quiet rooms with ocean views, right on a picture perfect Hawaiian beach which is not too crowded. But the hotel is very isolated so you are left to their mercy when it comes to food and they charge quite steep for it. The food is... More

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for visiting and sharing your comments. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort and it's neighbour, Mauna Kea resort, both owned by the same Japanese company, are striking cavernous but charmless concrete edifices resembling hospital buildings or (inside) airports, with endless empty corridors scattered with pointless chairs and lined with numbered cell doors. The rooms are cramped (for a married couple, 2 double beds and nowhere to sit) and uncomfortable, have... More

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, responded to this review

We apologize that you did not care for the dramatic architecture of Hapuna nor the award-winning architecture of Mauna Kea. Many of our guests find both quite striking and comment positively on it. We would also note that unlike all other major resort hotels in the islands, we do not charge a daily resort fee but rather leave that as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has updated the room decor and technology. It maintains the charm and true Hawaii experience. Now a shuttle serves the Mauna Kea hotel as well. Be sure to attend star gazing when available. Rooms vary by location but ocean view is always there. The percentage only changes

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you visiting and sharing your comments. We're happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll return soon. Mahalo. More

Swedesboro, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large, beautiful room with a view from our balcony over the pool to the ocean. There was a lounge/small table and chairs which was awesome to sit at to enjoy the beach over a cup of coffee in the morning. The room was very large with a small fridge/freezer with bar space as well as a huge... More

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your comments. We are happy you enjoyed your visit and met some of our residents (the turtles & eagle rays)! We hope you'll return one day very soon. Aloha. More

Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time to the big island of Hawaii. The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel was suggested by our travel agent and we were so glad she did. What a beautiful Hotel with a beautiful beach. The room was very spacious and had a great view of the beach. The deck was very relaxing and spacious with a beautiful... More

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed your "long deserved stay in Paradise" and that the hotel lived up to your expectations. Mahalo for visiting! More

Dallas
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 weeks ago I came to the Big Island to explore all of the beaches on the leeward side of the island after 6 days my favorite beach without question was Hapuna Beach. I spent all the money figuring out which beach is the best now there is a great hotel on it the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Without question... More

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, responded to this review

Mahalo for all your comments and for noting some of our great staff too. We appreciate your review and are happy you "discovered" our hotel and the best beach on the island! Aloha. More

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Address: 62-100 Kauna'oa Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Puako
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 350
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Also Known As:
Prince Hotel Kamuela
Prince Hotel Hapuna Beach
Prince Hotel Island Of Hawaii
Hapuna Prince Hotel
Hapuna Beach Hotel
Island Of Hawaii Prince Hotel

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