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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

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62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazing Sunday brunch even though a bit pricey at $70. The quality of the food is wonderful with many local ingredients the focal point of the dishes. Service is outstanding with very attentive and pleasant staff. Make your reservations well in advance as this is a very popular brunch.

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Thank DavidNoel5678
MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thanks for your response. We're so glad you enjoy the quality of our food along with the service you received during your time here and look forward to your return soon. More 

Yarrow Point, Washington
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Background..... I grew up on the island but have since moved away to Seattle. Nelson Rockefeller's masterpiece the oceanfront Mauna Kea Beach Hotel remains in my opinion one of the top hotels in all of Hawaii!! Certainly the beach is # 1. If you're looking to find the true Hawaiian resort this is it! Bring your clubs as the golf... More 

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Thank tom g
MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Nelson Rockefeller did do an amazing job in the construction of this hotel and we're so humbled to hear that you think of it as one of the top hotels in all of Hawai'i. We hope to see you returning soon, mahalo. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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155 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After staying here, I can understand why some people love this hotel. After stepping out of our car at the hotel's entrance, a staff member named Jewel greeted us and gave us each a lei. We sat down to check in and received cold towels and a couple glasses of juice. Afterwards, she showed us to our room and gave... More 

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1 Thank zinear
MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for staying with us and sharing your wonderful review. We always appreciate hearing from our guests. You'll be pleased to know that there are some plans in the work for the future where those two unused tennis courts are. In the meantime, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Mahalo. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly wonderful stay - I only wished we stayed longer! From the moment we walked in the service was impeccable. Welcomed with a cold refreshing drink, we were offered cool towels to perk us up after a long flight from the east coast. This was our first stop on a two island vacation. We were a little nervous as... More 

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Thank Julie S
MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We're delighted you chose to give us a try and that you'll return. Mahalo for all of your kind remarks! You'll be happy to hear that the new Copper Bar has in fact debuted to rave reviews. Our guests are truly enjoying its ambiance for lunch and dinner both-so you'll have to come back and check it out! Mahalo again. More 

McLean, Virginia
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93 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Property is in great location with one of best beaches in Hawaii. Beautiful cove and wide beach. Great for all water sports. Rooms are spacious and bathrooms very well appointed and large. Also nice views to beach from rooms. Golf course on property is one of best on island. Staff very friendly. Highly recommend got very relaxing stay. Only downside... More 

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for choosing to stay with us. We're happy to see you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll be back to enjoy the beach and golf, and more, very soon. More 

San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Mauna Kea a few times over the past 25 years, as well as several other resorts on the Island of Hawaii. Newly refurbished, the Mauna Kea has done a great job bringing the resort up to date. The guests rooms have beautiful new bathrooms and bedroom furnishings, and are much lighter and brighter. The public... More 

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Mahalo for your loyalty to Mauna Kea which we sincerely appreciate! We're happy you enjoy the improvements and we look forward to your return again soon. More 

Houston
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Mauna Kea a number of times over the last 20 years. Through changes in management and ownership the hotel has had its ups and downs. At the moment it is at a high point. Somethings never change: The beach is magnificent. If the beach is important to you - this is the only hotel to... More 

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1 Thank Bellaire11
MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We appreciate your loyalty to Mauna Kea and will share your remarks with our entire team. We're so happy you make note of the many improvements we've been making, especially in food and beverage - thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

West Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is quite comfortable, the view very nice, staff pleasant. Right after renting a car at the airport, go to a local restaurant or grocery and stock up on local goodies. The hotel is completely isolated. An average meal is $65, breakfast $30. I'm not complaining about the price, but the food quality is far below expectation for a... More 

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Thank jodie055
MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

We're sorry you were not prepared for the isolation of Mauna Kea which in fact is exactly what attracts many of our guests. We apologize you didn't find our food and menus to your liking as well. Mahalo for visiting. More 

Palo Alto, CA
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in January, using Marriott points. As I am a platinum member, they upgraded us to an ocean view room which had a spacious balcony with two chaises and a table overlooking the water. Check in was flawless - we were given juice and chairs at the reception, I was given a flower... More 

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for visiting and sharing your thorough review with others. It is nice you refer to "Marriott refrigerators" when in fact we've always offered them in our guest rooms...but we're happy you appreciated it. Today, the ocean is beautiful and calm but yes, during the winter there is more tendency for those "winter swells" which make snorkeling... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to visit the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel last week and it was amazing! The rooms are lovely, massive closets, the sea view rooms have a view that looks like a movie set AND you have the same view from the shower! The beach is probably the prettiest on the island and every staff member I encountered... More 

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MaunaKeaResort, Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and sharing your wonderful comments. We certainly hope to welcome you back to enjoy the resort again soon! More 

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