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Aston Kona by the Sea

3.0 of 5
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75 - 6106 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740 (Formerly ResortQuest Kona By The Sea)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was great. It was down a ways from the busy part of town, making it much quieter. There was key-only access to the pool, the elevator, and the staircase, which made us feel safe. The room was very nice, very roomy, and very clean. Staff were VERY friendly! I especially appreciate Sarah, who made arrangements for us to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really give the condos a 3 for the interior... Dated furnishings, including musty shag carpeting, ancient plumbing fixtures and old appliances... But all of that was worth sacrificing for the lanai, which was totally a 5... We spent as much time as possible out there watching the ocean crash on the rocks just feet from our one bedroom oceanfront... More 

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El Cajon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed here in the past and always enjoyed it. Kona Aston By The Sea is in the throws of a serious renovation which it seriously needs. Located right on the ocean it's an on going thing. This time, our room was not up to par. Furniture was not comfortable by any means. Screen sliders on the glass doors... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The outdoor pool, lounging area, and balcony were the best attributes of the property. We had a great day relaxing on the "beach" & swimming in the pool. The second bedroom allowed you to hear every person and their luggage as they walked past your room to the elevator, had poor air circulation, and a shower made for a very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got upgraded to a 2 bedroom apartment, which was nice but not needed as it was just my husband and I. The good points were that the apartment was very spacious with a full kitchen and laundry (although we didn't use them), the bed was large (king) and super comfortable, they supplied plenty of towels, wi-fi was free and... More 

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We thank you for the opportunity to continuously improve our services and product. We sincerely apologize for the hairs that was left in your bathroom. Our housekeeping has addressed the situation and has placed procedures to avoid it from happening again. We hope in time you will give us another opportunity for I know we can provide that great Hawaiian... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of five enjoyed our one night stay in this beautifully decorated two bedroom apartment. It was very spacious with a fully equipped kitchen. Our children loved the pool and spa in the complex. The only downside was there was no place to eat close by (not close enough to walk with three children), so we had to drive... More 

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please return soon. Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really loved everything! The suite was large, clean, very well equipped and with a beautiful balcony with ocean view! WiFi was fast, service great, staff friendly, definitely one of the very best places we ever stayed in! Fully recommended!

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We appreciate your sharing the great time you experienced here. It certainly helps our readers. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Big Island is much preferred, compared to other Islands, less crowd, less noise, lots of things to do, beaches are limited, but there are other activities that one can do there. We preferred this Island compared to Honolulu

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The big Island is the best of Hawaii. Please return very soon. Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was our second stay at Aston Kona by the Sea. We were a little disapointed this year. We had to switch rooms 3 times and finally pay for an upgrade to get a room that didn't smell terrible of mold. Rhoda, at the front desk was great in helping us find a room. I should say we are not... More 

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and appreciate your feedback that will help us continuously improve our services and product. Our owners prefer to have our property smoke free except for an area we think keeps the smoke private. We look forward to your return and maybe find some common ground for our smokers ocean view while they smoke. Mahalo... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It's hard to find a reasonable hotel in Kona at the last minute, and this one came through. It was fine for a night, but if you're looking for a vacation stay, keep looking. It was clean and pretty comfortable. I spent the night on the sofa bed so I could sleep with the lanai doors open. (The bedroom was... More 

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are confident longer than a night stay would convince you what a great vacation stay we are. We hope you will give us another opportunity. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager More 

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