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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is ok. Seemed clean, tidy and it had a good location. It is not a 5 stars hotel so don't expect too much, but if you compare it to other accommodations in Hawaii this is ok, only pricy for what them rooms and what they offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a shoestring before the Ironman I'd stayed 2 weeks prior at Patey's Place shared with world wide backpackers beautiful but 6 in a room and hot an sweat wasn't great then like a dog of a leash with all this room to spare for my brother an me marvelous...funny thing one of the drawers had been invaded by little... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oct 2014 visit. Staff was nice. Location is good. Immediate smell of bug spray in the room. It's a tropical environment, but eh, turn off. AC definitely is inadequate or non existent. Small fridge is a plus. Laptop sized safe. Room feels damp, otherwise clean. I'm pretty sure no one wants to know what's growing in the AC ducts. If... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old and tired. Air conditioning did not work so do not use if requiring a decent sleep. Is in a pretty decent location and is reasonably priced compared to what else is around. They had a good balcony that was strangely half-covered by a huge, unnecessary table. Friendly staff.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uncle Billy's was a perfect location for all of us staying for the Queen Liliokalani Outrigger Paddle race. It is inexpensive. It probably has never been updated since it was built possibley over 40 years ago....in any case, the room was satisfactory. The small fridge was a nice surprise. The sink had small issues with the handle and so did... More

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Irvine, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much changes at kona bay. Reservation was made on the website. Check in was easy and a parking permit issued. Room was clean and we'll aired out. Stayed 2 nights never had a problem. Lots of hot water and shower was great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I gave Uncle Billy's a "poor" rating even though its location is perfect for shopping, beaches, being right "downtown" Kona. That is the 'one' nice thing about Uncle Billy's. The one-half nice thing is the smallish balcony which each room seems to have (not completely sure) but my husband and I enjoyed sitting there the one evening we stayed at... More

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was there in August 2014. Very clean hotel, nice, pleasant staff. Not very rich breakfast but still valuable. Next to the beach and close to restaurants and shopping. Nice, clean and big room. Clean bathroom.

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Helendale, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Let me first start by saying that if you are looking for a luxury hotel, this is not the place. However, it is very clean and the staff is super friendly and accommodating. We were right across the street for shopping and the ocean. Swimming pool was always clean too. We loved our stay and the staff there!

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I would normally never leave a review like this but this was definitely the worst hotel we've every stayed at. We are super low maintenance and have stayed at all kinds of different high and low end hotels and hostels. This was by-far the worst place we've ever stayed. Check in was at 3 and our room wasn't even read... More

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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
Uncle Billys
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