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Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

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Denver, CO
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 5 nights with my wife and two sons, ages 12 and 13. We loved it. It was Spring Break time and it did not feel overcrowded at all. I made a mistake on my booking (100% my fault), and the hotel changed it without penalty to me. I was so impressed by that. Lovey at the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first stop on our visit of 3 Hawaiian islands last fall. My fiance and I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights, and it had absolutely everything we could possibly want... and more! First off, the service, and friendliness of the staff was among the best we'd ever experienced in the World, and we've been to quite...

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family had a wonderful stay at this resort. The weather and facilities were perfect. There is nothing we could fault. It was a truly relaxing experience with something for everyone to see and do on the island. We went to Volcanos National Park. Saw lava explode by night. We watched stars from the observatory, an unobstructed, unpolluted amazing view....

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

If what your looking for is a quiet, relaxing, romantic, Ohana get away... the Mauna Lani Hotel is definitely a place to check in. First of all, it's the only place on the Big Island that truly knows the meaning of ALOHA. First impression of the property 5 stars. You are greeted by warm and friendly valet workers. Valet is...

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Volcano, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful grounds and beach. Great place to take a stroll along the beach and visit the fish ponds filled with Yellow Tang, Blowfish, Awa and Puhi. The hotel room was comfortable and exceptionally clean. Being treated to a bottle of champagne for our anniversary was very special.

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texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This big hotel didn't feel like a big hotel. No lines and people remembered our names and faces. The breakfast buffet was outstanding, with all kinds of food from pastries to traditional Japanese breakfast foods. It was pleasant to sit outside and even though it filled up, it never felt crowded. Ditto the beach. There were plenty of chairs and...

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San Gabriel, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with our two young boys (5 and 6). We purchased the Family Package where the 2nd room is half off and included breakfast (other perks as well). Daily $30 resort fee per room but well worth it (free parking, cabana use, snorkel gear, 2 free water bottles per day per room and wifi). Wonderful, friendly staff and also...

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Ventura, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

An older and quieter and VERY RELAXING place right next to the ocean. We stayed a week while a convention was there and it was still wonderful. Cons & Pros: Even though it was all delicious, the big downside was the food options at the resort. Great burgers and Poke at the Ocean Bar & Grill (10% off) near the...

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Cedar Hills, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time staying in the Mauna Lani Bay. Our rooms were the west-facing on the end. Let's just say it was perfect. You could watch the whales straight from your lanai. They moved north to south right in front of you. The grounds are kept with care. The winding paths take you all over the property including...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resort was an older resort but still very pretty and comfortable. Our rooms were quiet and we were able to shut out the light for late sleeping. The staff have been there for many years and seemed to know returning guests. The beach on the property was beautiful. There was no extra charge for securing a chair and umbrella...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bay Terrace
Bay Terrace
Cuisines: American
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

Address: 68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9726
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Puako
Price Range: $339 - $530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows 4.5*
Number of rooms: 345
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Also Known As:
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel And Bungalows
Mauna Lani Bay Resort
Mauna Lani Resort
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Puako
#1 Family Hotel in Puako
#3 Spa Hotel in Puako
#3 Luxury Hotel in Puako
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Puako
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“Garden level rooms are so convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles DoctorTDenver_CO, 3 days ago | Read review
“Try to get a ground floor room, so you can walkout to the beach.”
  • Great rooms
 of 5 bubbles 266tome, 6 days ago | Read review
“In my opinion it is worth getting a sea view. It truly is spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles noreenkitson, 6 days ago | Read review
“All the rooms have beautiful ocean views. We stayed on the 5th floor and it was so quiet, peaceful with great ocean to mountain views.”
 of 5 bubbles Yellowstone76, 1 week ago | Read review
“We went for ocean view near Canoe Restaurant and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lizr351, 1 week ago | Read review
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