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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Riverton, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank heavens we only had to stay one night. The room was just icky. The room definitely needed updating. Old furnishings are understandable but the bathroom was not clean, the beds were not comfortable and there were no black out curtains on the windows. The lights outside of the hotel lobby illuminated our room all night. I didn't want to... More 

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a dump, the only reason we stayed there was because our flight arrived late and it was inexpensive compared to other hotels. The room was dirty, dusty and the shower curtain had mold on it. The carpet was ancient and stained. The place is being milked. Uncle Billy or his kids, maybe grandkids are taking every dime... More 

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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 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
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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?

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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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 

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Kirkland, Washington
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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.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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 

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Ocean View, Hawaii
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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 

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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 

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Bremerton, Wa.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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.

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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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