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Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Ranked #11 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky that our flight was delayed and we didn't have to stay in that room for longer than a night. Right when we entered I felt sick with the smoking smell, because the room that we stayed in was only room left and it was for smoking. I could barely breath. Except for that, the floor and carpet... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were no rooms so we had to go to a smoking room, and we hate smoking. The whole room and all the things that were in the room smelled like smoke, it was just terrible and including to that it was kind of dirty too. But maybe it was like that only because it was a smoking room?

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would never ever stay here again or recommend that anyone stay here. Our room definitely was not cleaned prior to our stay. My husband and I primarily stay in hostels when we travel and I think this was still worst room we have stayed in for cleanliness. There was a stain on one of our sheets, there was gum... More 

Kirkland, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is really beat. Everything is worn out and it is showing. Don't get me wrong, the staff was excellent, but it is time for Uncle Billy to open his purse and fix this place for tear it down and start over.

Grants Pass, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the front desk staff was wonderful, the pool was nice, the free breakfast was OK, the hotel is right in the middle of Alii St and you can walk to everything, it was quiet and the rooms were adequate size with a nice balcony, but the cleanliness was my only concern, bathroom floor was gross, and the whole bathroom not... More 

Ocean View, Hawaii
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is old and could use some work but the beds are clean and comfortable and the partial ocean view rooms let you watch the spinner dolfins and humpback whales jump and play when they come into the bay. The sunsets are spectacular also from the lanai and when it is really clear you may even get a glimpse... More 

11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a swanky new hotel on the beach but it's very adequate and charming in an 'old Hawaiian' sort of way. It needs a bit of sprucing up on the overall exterior and in the bathrooms. The rooms were next and clean with comfortable beds and clean sheets and linens. The balcony was very nice to hang out on... More 

Bremerton, Wa.
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I booked this property, I was also contemplating a new Holiday Inn Express that is right next door and about the same price. The Holiday Inn would have been shiny, new, clean but no character. We really liked Uncle Billy's friendly staff, their flexibility in our reservation changes and extensions but most of all, the location.

Bethany Beach, Delaware
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night at Uncle Billy's with a late arrival into Kona. I was surprised that they charged an extra $5 parking for their lot and missed seeing that in the literature. The hotel is tired and needs sprucing up. The room was clean but dated and a little musty. I didn't try the AC but my friend said... More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a dump. As cheap as it is, you don't get what you pay for. Zero rating. Really, don't do it. I can put up with a lot for a good price, but really? This is a very poor representation of the community. Only thing worse is the shopping building across the street along Alii drive. Shameful condition. Other than... More 

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Additional Information about Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

Address: 75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 146
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Kona Bay Hotel
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