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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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  • 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

During our 3 weeks long vacations we stayed at 10 different places on Hawaii. This one was the worst of them (and not the cheapest one). + location, close to all diving shops, close to shops and restaurants, relatively close to the airport - ants in the room, lots of them - old, rusty equipment - paid parking, hard to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Price (compared to other hotels in the strip) and location are the only good points I can say about this hotel. At check-in, they couldn't find my reservation on file. Had to present my own copy of my booking. So make sure you bring a copy. Breakfast was not substantial but this was included. Cold breakfast, so toast, cereal, juice... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Uncle's billy. Definitely this hotel used to had better days but still found it pleasant and comfortable for the price. We were upgraded to a better suite! Thumbs up!! The room was very clean I had a good time taking pictures of the colorful geckos and the continental breakfast was just OK. There is a... More 

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Anchorage, AK
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I didn't really know what to expect based on other reviews. The relatively low price made me wary. Staff are friendly and welcoming. My room was clean and quiet, and I was in 3004, which is on the bar side, and on Friday and Saturday nights. Breakfast included fresh papayas with lime, pastries, hard boiled eggs, coffee and juices. Perfectly... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The rooms are fine, there is very little noise, and the breakfast is ok. Everything here is in walking distance, and the beach is very close. There is coffee and water free of charge available near the front desk almost all day. There is free parking just behind the parking lot with the hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

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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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

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 October 9, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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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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