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Royal Kona Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Kailua-Kona
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the hotel is nice ... the pool small and no beach. we had a corner room and only saw the roof and the balcony to the room next to us. not so good. the bar was great he staff friendly.. but we asked about wi-fi in the lobby and they said the bar area had hot spots.. we could never... More

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Townsville, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is just spectacular, right on the beach, watching the waves crash in on the rocks. The room was a great size and we had a corner verandah which gave us views in both directions. Enjoyed the close proximity to all the little shops and many restaurants. The decor is a little aged, but it was... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked an oceanfront room and got an outdated room with a side view of the ocean. It was not a clear view and we had a very obstructed view of the ocean. The room was large enough, but the beds are small. We had three in our room and were supplied one bar of soap and two towels. The... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights & found the views to be amazing, although the sound of surf hitting rocks all night could become annoying, especially as the doors are not really sound-proof. The room was large, but looking a bit on the tired side. The balcony was a good size, carpetted, but ot offering much privacy from next door.... More

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location right on the ocean, saw dolphins from lanai. Room was clean, staff at front desk helpful. Walked to restaurants downtown. Did not eat at restaurant, I thought prices were a little high. Did have a Mai Tai which the hotel is known for and it was nasty! Would have liked to see book in room that told about... More

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Pine Bush, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Royal Kona Resort is located right on the ocean. We could watch dolphins, whales and manta rays from our large lanai. It's close to town, we walked to several different restaurants for dinner. The staff was helpful, our room was clean, but nothing about the resort is outstanding. We ate at the bar and found that the food was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife a local and I have been back several times over the last 20yrs. we could have stayed other places but we didn't because every single time we go we are made to feel not only as a guest but as family beautiful sun sets friendly staff you can really feel the aloha spirit Mahalo

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Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here about 10 years ago and came back in July 2014. I chose this place again for the location is great and place was great. Well location still great, the resort is tired and aged in that 10 years, and yet staff were helpful, ambience was great, the breakfast was plentiful and the bar by the water was... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable and clean room with a large balcony to enjoy scenic ocean front view. Buffet breakfast was good but servers' service was slightly on the slow side. The restrooms in the lobby should be cleaned more frequent. There should be more signs directing to their facilities eg. Salt water dip.

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Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my 4 nights at this hotel and the staff was very helpful . Upon my arrival I was upgraded to an ocean view room. The room was very big with a large lanai where you could sit outside and enjoy the view. you could walk around the grounds and enjoy the pool and the very small beach... More

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Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kona Resort 3*
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Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona

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