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Kona Coast Resort

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indian Wells, California
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71 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Kona Coast Resort is located at the far end of Ali'i Drive, away from "downtown" Kona. Its not close enough to walk to, but there is a shopping center within walking distance, if you like to walk. The resort is not directly on the beach, its separated by a golf course so you have to walk down to the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are at the first floor over looking a parking lot for employees. So, even if it has a very big and nice balcony, we don't feel like using it at all. Good things about this place is that it's clean and cheap. I like this sunken living/dinning room that has high ceilings, a large kitchen, big washer and dryer,... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did a last minute Exchange to the Kona Coast Resort. The resort told us that the first phase had larger rooms and that only 5% of the resort had ocean views. We chose the first phase and the one bedroom, one bathroom condo was huge. We had a great ocean view. It was obviously built as an owner occupied... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resort is nice. The second bedroom beds are not the best. Pools are warm. They give discounts on tours if you do a review or a timeshare presentation. They tell you it comes with a free breakfast. They have coffee and apples and cookies. Not breakfast. If you plan to just use it as a home base its a... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Reddingtonmari for taking the time to review your recent stay at Kona Coast Resort. I will forward your comments about the presentation breakfast to Shell Vacations Club's marketing division. While they are located on the KCR property, this is not a KCR managed activity. With aloha, Rhonda Brown Assistant Resort Manager (808) 324-1721 More 

rockville
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at the Kona Coast Resort. The expectation was high since 10-12 years ago we really enjoyed the resort. We arrived at 10am and the staff helped us to move in early. The 2-bedroom unit was spacious and clean. The master bedroom was large with a huge bathroom. The kitchen was standard and only came with... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Wes K, for bringing your family back to visit The Big Island and Kona Coast Resort. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Resort and that you found the Associates to be friendly and helpful. I'll make sure to send "kudos" to Mel. With aloha, Rhonda Brown Assistant Resort Manager (808) 324-1721 More 

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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week here in early June. The temperature was a constant 86 degrees with varying humidity levels. The resort was really nice. The room was large, comfortable, and clean. The staff was great and always helpful. Every room has a private lanai, which is great for watching sunsets. The A/C is triggered by sensors in the enormous patio... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Eric C for taking the time to share your recent Kona Coast Resort experience with our TripAdvisor followers. We're glad you enjoyed the Resort amenities and the location and we look forward to your return visit. With aloha, Rhonda Brown Assistant Resort Manager (808) 324-1721 More 

Marlborough
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: 1) Spacious units with full kitchen/washer-dryer, 2) Clean rooms, 3) Quiet resort, 4) friendly staff Negatives: 1) The lights are very dim, 2) Room smelled musky, 3) Furniture is outdated, 4) Television is too small for the room, 5) The pools are too small and usually crowded, 6) Too far from town and beaches, 7) They were mowing the... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Joethecritique for taking the time to review your recent stay at Kona Coast Resort for our TripAdvisor followers. We are excited about an upcoming interior refurbishment that will include lighting, furnishings, applicances and all new kitchens. We hope you will consider visiting The Big Island and Kona Coast Resort again in the future. With aloha, Rhonda Brown Assistant... More 

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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our family vacation (we had 10 people and three rooms). We loved that we were able to cook and do laundry. We didn't use the pool or other ammenities much but my husband was glad he was able to make it to the gym (one has treadmills, bikes and elliptical machines and the other has a... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Kim S for taking the time to review your family vacation at Kona Caost Resort. We're pleased to hear that you found the amenities in the villa convenient. Thank you also for the information about the linens. We are checking the formula on the washers to ensure the detergent and rinse settings are correct. We hope you will visit... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend time with family. It has the home feeling environment and the best part, the staff is friendly and very helpful. It was my very first visit to Kona, and wanted a relaxing vacation for me and a exploring adventure for my daughter. This resort provided the best of both worlds! I highly recommend... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Erika J for sharing your recent vacation experience with our TripAdvisor followers! For families looking for a "vacation home" Kona Coast Resort is ideal. I will be sure to share your kind words about our staff with everyone--they work hard to create a memorable stay for our guests. With aloha, Rhonda Brown Assistant Resort Manager More 

Sacramento, Ca
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are friendly and efficient. The room we had was clean and comfortable. Two spacious bedrooms with their own bathrooms. A small kitchen and washer/dryer combo made it very easy for our family of 5 to be fed and comfortable. We even discovered a small elevated herb garden near one of the picnic areas they have around the complex... More 

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Rhonda B, Assistant Resort Manager at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo nidan196! for the 5 star review of Kona Coast Resort. We are pleased to hear that you found KCR to be a great place for a family vacation and we hope that you'll return to visit again in the future. With aloha, Rhonda Brown Assistant Resort Manager More 

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