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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
samantha_erin Sydney, Australia
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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the best time in Kona!! Whether it be by the pool, having a wine and relaxing or out exploring, we can't wait to come back! The room was great, we asked for an ocean view room and that's what we got!!

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

G'day TA family, it looks like we have some more satisfied guest, these being from beautiful Sydney AU. I'm glad they had the best time ever with us, loving the ocean front pool with a favorite beverage, as well as exploring all of the amazing things Hawaii Island has to share with us. Great to know they got the ocean... More

Queen Creek, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed there from July 16 - 21...Our room overlooked the the horseshoe parking in front of the hotel when you check in, but had view of the ocean and the luau..Woke up every morning with my Kona coffee in hand, sitting outside listening to the birds and ocean with the wind blowing thru my hair...the most... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, I'm happy to see our guests from AZ has such a great stay with us, that we met and exceeded all of their expectations too. Nice knowing that although they've traveled many parts of the world, they find us to be their favorite hotel! Loved our amazing location, the great views, enjoying coffee on the lanai with... More

jazzbbb
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had business on the island, a local  recommended the hotel. Wow... Are you kidding me.  I dont normally write reviews but i had to say something about this place.   While i do have an oceanfront, my room is terrible.  I slept with the light on for fear that a roach might come out in the dark. The room next door... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, I'm disspointed to see our guest had such an unfavorable stay and concerns.We strive to provide clean well maintained rooms and grounds for all of our guests to enjoy, and to know a guest stayed with us for business had such an uncomfortable stay is troubling. A personal message has been sent in an effort to research... More

Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our Room was reserved as Ocean Front View and it lived up to billing. We had a great Lanai right outside of our room directly on the Oceanfront. Adjacent to a Sand Beach/Lagoon and a Sun Bathing porch around 50 ft towards shore. Booking whatever you want to do is available at Concierge desks and information about anything and everything... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, looks like our guests from MO had a terrific stay with us. They definitely nailed it with clean, comfortable well maintained rooms, views that are out of this world, and our pristine location on Alii Drive's restaurants, bars, shops, galleries historical sites and the Kailua Pier for water activities. Yes the luau show is 4 nights per... More

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here the first night of our honeymoon and we loved it! I would have gladly stayed here our entire trip. We arrived at night and were greeted with such a beautiful view in the morning, we loved the open lobby and surrounding area and breakfast was great. The room was also big and clean, great... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, it's really nice to see these honeymooners had a great stay with us, too bad they weren't able to spend their whole stay with us, we'll make sure we keep them on the radar for their first Anniversary next year. I'm glad they loved the view from their room, the open air lobby, tasty breakfast and of... More

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After being disappointed with our accommodations at the Outrigger, we cancelled and decided to try the Royal Kona Resort. What a wonderful surprise! Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable and we had a view of the ocean with a large balcony. The location was excellent! Kailua-Kona shops, restaurants and attractions were all within walking distance. Don The Beachcomber was... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, different strokes for different folks, and it's apparent we're just right for these pleased guests from San Francisco. I'm glad we were able to meet and exceed all of their expectations, from being a terrific value, to our clean well maintained rooms, great food and beverage and of course our unbeatable location. I'm glad they were able... More

Usa, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a fantastic five night stay! I really enjoyed the ocean view room. It was great to wake up and have Kona coffee on our balcony watching the waves crash! We would definitely stay here again. This is a great place to stay for a good value!

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Ta family, it's great to see we've exceeded another guests expectations again. Glad they enjoyed their five night stay and the great views from our rooms, Sitting on your lanai watching the waves drinking your coffee is definitely a great way to enjoys your day. Really glad they had a nice stay, and even more so that they chose... More

Marion, In
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is without a doubt one of the most beautiful resorts on the island! We got upgraded to an ocean front room free of charge because we were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary! The management sent us up a bottle of champagne too!The staff was very friendly and helpful. They have fruit flavored, cool water in the lobby, The gardens... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, sounds like we hit the spot with these guests! Really glad they chose to celebrate their anniversary with us, and that they had such a great experience. Although we're not the marble and glass palace some people think we are, we do go out of our way whenever possible to ensure all of our guests expectations are... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the hotel itself was beautiful and the location was really great! Compared to other hotels in the area, I was happy with an ocean view room for the price. The things I didn't like so much.... it was really noisy. My room also faced the pool, so during the day (not that I was there much) I could... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, I'm glad they thought our resort was OK, and glad they thought the resort overall was beautiful and loved the location, it's too bad the activity at the pool below their room was an inconvenience. We try to ensure all of our guests enjoy their experience with us, I'm sorry we may not have with these guest.... More

Yuba City, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we booked into this resort we thought by obtaining an oceanfront room we'd be getting something that was top of the line. What a disappointment. Though the view on one side of the room (other side looked over their maintenance shed) was beautiful we were totally disgusted with the condition of the room. The bathroom was terrible as the... More

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, really dissapointed to know we let this guest down. I'm glad they enjoyed the great food and beverages at Don's Mai Tai Bar, but I'm concerned about the condition of their room they mention. I've sent a personal message and am awaiting their reply. Mahalo 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
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona #5 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona #8 Romantic Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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