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Kona Seaside Hotel

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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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hilo
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend because of my kids sporting events. Check in was good, the front desk let us choose where we wanted, we were going to stay on the ground side in the back of the hotel but it looked scary so we opted for the tower room. The a/c kept turning on and off throughout the night.... More 

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha kcitygirl, Thank you for your recent review of our property. We apologize for the oversight of the coffee pot and refilling the amenities. Please be assured that this incident was an exception and not the rule of how we maintain our guest rooms. Our staff strives to provide exceptional service to all of our guests. We hope you will... More 

West Hollywood, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a place where you will save a lot of money for the location, views, great service and access to all the Kailua Kona attractions. The hotel has been around a while but they do keep it clean with good new beds and carpets. Not a luxury property by any means but it is comfortable enough if you are... More 

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha MR C, Thanks for your recent review of our property! Like you, many of our guests love the convenience and proximity of our hotel to all the action in Kailua Kona. Our staff takes pride in providing exceptional service and maintaining our property which perpetuates our focus on value. We appreciate your nod of approval! Mahalo, Seaside Hotels Hawaii... More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't give less stars than this, this place is pretty bad is very old the furniture in the rooms also very old bad smell in the rooms bad parking one good thing about it it has great location walking distance to the historic Alii drive, I don't see my self coming back to this place

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Jorge V, We are sorry to hear that your experience at our property was less than satisfactory. If there was ever an issue with your room, our staff would have promptly worked to rectify it. We do our best to maintain the charm and Aloha spirit of our hotels which have been offering Hawaiian Hospitality for over 50 years.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Kona Seaside hotel for a week. Absolutely great place to stay. Very friendly hotel staff, had free upgrade to ocean view room. Very convenience to go everywhere. Walking distance to shop, nice restaurants, beach, local bus stop, Will definitely stay there again.

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha LoveHawaiiLoveKona, Thank you for your recent review of our property! We appreciate your positive feedback and endorsement! Hopefully we will have the pleasure of having you as a return guest in the not-too-distant future. Mahalo nui loa, Seaside Hotels Hawaii Management Team More 

Chicago Suburbs
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for 4 nights. We were always greeted by the friendly and helpful front desk girls and they were ready to answer any questions we had. Yes, it's a basic hotel but had everything we needed. C'mon, it's Hawaii, how much time are you really spending in your room? The breakfast offered at the local Splashers Grill... More 

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha gallopgirl, Thank you for your recent review of our property! We hope you enjoyed your time on the Big Island of Hawaii. As always, we are delighted to hear that guests' expectations are met when they are greeted by our friendly staff and are able to partake in the hotel's amenities. Perhaps we will have the pleasure of having... More 

Palo Alto, California
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149 reviews 149 reviews
52 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed here on our first and last nights in Kona. Kona is a busy, bustling tourist town, and the Seaside is a great location within the city: it was a quick walk to the grocery store, drug store, and lots of the bay's restaurants and shops. That said, it can be a little noisy since it's on a major... More 

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Jenny_in_DC, Thank you for your review of our hotel! We are always glad to hear that we were able to meet your expectations for value and comfort. Not only do we pride ourselves on the convenience of our property's location, but also that our staff strives to provide exceptional service to every guest. Hope we have the pleasure of... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I enjoyed my stay here. It is a little far from a decent public beach but rental car travel on the big island is affordable. This hotel was solid, clean and very close to food, entertainment and the ocean. Try Kona Brewing for a meal! I loved it there, the food and beer was amazing!

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha JennaRinke, Thanks for your recent review of our property! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Kona Seaside Hotel. Our staff strives to lavish each guest with pure Aloha spirit! And yes, it ain't too shabby that we are centrally located to several visitor attractions and ono grinds! Hope to have the pleasure of having... More 

Maui, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great location near the shops, gentle beaches, pier and water. Hotel staff was very helpful and friendly! The lobby computers were new Apples and a great way to check email, etc. My room was very cool and comfortable in the small building lower floor, no need for the A/C. The bed was also very comfortable with unique sheet, blanket and... More 

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha dan c, Thank you for your recent review of our property! We appreciate your kind words and recommendation. It's nice to have locals from the neighbor islands visit us and support our local economy. We look forward to having you as a guest again! Mahalo nui loa, Seaside Hotels Hawaii Management Team More 

Oro Valley, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

These are not high-end rooms, but if all you need are the basics, a room that is clean, in a great location, book one of the deluxe rooms in the tower. Because it is in the center of everything, it's a little noisy if you leave the sliding doors open at night.

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Karrie B, Thank you for your recent review of our property! We take your comments as a positive critique that will help us analyze areas that may need improvement. Our staff strives to provide each guest with exceptional service in the truest Aloha Spirit. It has been a pleasure having you as our guest and we hope we have... More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in Kona seaside hotel for 2 nights during the big island west coast trip, the staff was very friendly, room is clean but decor is tiring and need renovation. There is no view to the beach/ocean from the room; The aircon is really old and loud, if you need quiet sleep, the room also has ceiling fan as alternative.... More 

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Kona Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Owen Y, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel! Our staff strives to provide exceptional service with true Aloha Spirit to each guest. We hope to provide you with future accommodations the next time you are on the Big Island! Mahalo, Seaside Hotels Hawaii Management Team More 

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