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Kona Seaside Hotel

2.0 of 5 75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Kona Seaside in September when we took a 2 day trip to the big island. The staff led by the manager Giget, including Patty, Pua Maile, and Merribeth, were all 1st class and made it a very enjoyable experience. Great location....good view of the ocean....great value.... would definitely stay there again if we ever made it back... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, clean and the staff is polite and helpful. Not brand new or luxurious but homely and pleasing. In 5 minutes walk you'll be at the beach, at the restaurant, at the abc store, at the souvenirs shops... too bad that I spent only one night in Kona.

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Irvine, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are extremely spacious for the price. Despite the green colored carpet, I liked the layout of the room. It offers tea, coffee and a mini fridge. My room balcony faced the bay and had a view of the surrounding buildings. It was perfect for enjoying early morning coffee. The option I chose through AAA included breakfast. You need... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the Kona Seaside online for a quick trip to the Big Island. handy location for exploring the island in lovely Kona. Comfortable and clean, and good value. AC in room was a little noisy - but didn't care enough to mention it. Lots of good bars and restaurants around - so didn't eat at the hotel. Tended to be... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure we stayed at the same hotel as some of the less positive reviews of this hotel, but it was perfect for us. 5 stars for location, steps away from Alli Drive. We tend to go budget on our lodging, seeking a clean, safe room with comfy beds and bathroom. The Kona Seaside far exceeded our needs. Mini-fridge,... More

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rate the Seaside highly for the price, the location, and the EXTREMELY friendly staff. Compared to most, it is affordable! NOT a resort! But has a nice pool and attractive lobby. Rooms are older but recently had facelift - there were more charging outlets, including ones on lamps at both bedsides, than a fancy-schmancy resort we just stayed in... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean and centrally located near restaurants, shopping, etc. Like many places in Hawaii, including the airport, there was no A/C anywhere (except in your room - thank God)! The price was reasonable because I booked online. My husband thought the bed was too soft. The front reception staff were nice, friendly and helpful. One even offered me... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent 1 night. I agree with all other reviewers: it's easy to find, near to the airport and to all shopping centers, it's clean, staff is helpful, place is pleasant and it has a nice decoration. The room has safe, beds comfortable, A/C, its quiet and all the commodities of a 4 star hotel. All the Seasides I've... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Customer service was rude, for confirming our reservation and checking in. When we opened the door a huge centipede crawled out. Mini Fridge is in the bathroom in my opinion is gross, room is musky the windows don't open. The only pros is that its right in front of Alii drive, the restraunt downstairs and a pool

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kimiwoodd, Owner at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your timely response to your stay with us, which was last year in 2013. In the last year, we have undergone many improvements , and invite you to return for a better experience. It has always been our goal to have our customers 100% satisfied. Please phone our manager, Giget at 800 560 5558 when making your future... More

East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean, comfortable and had a great view. The breakfast was wonderful. The hotel was not far from the airport and easy to find form the major highway. Parking was available.

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Address: 75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Kona Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Kona Seaside Kailua
Hotel Kona Seaside
Kona Seaside Hotel Hawaii/Kailua-Kona

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