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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at this property it was great . Emmy at the front desk was so polite and made our check in a breeze. The beach is the best !! Just roll out of bed and straight to the beach. Room was very spacious and comfy . We will be back !!!!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are plenty of first-rate hotel choices on the Kona coast, but the Mauna Kea has many special charms. As an early resort up at their end of the coast, the Mauna Kea was sited on one of the nicest little bays on the Kona coast. The water is warm, gentle, clear and clean – a wonderful place to swim,... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the best beach resorts I've been to. I would give a thumbs up to the high level of service and amenities that are offered in this hotel. Our Concierge, Misty was the best, and systematically gave us the best advices on where to eat, go, drive around, etc. The beach front rooms are recently remodeled and... More 

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Southern California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When a resort has transformed from a Rockefeller resort through decades of corporate ownership it will be hard to hang onto what made the Hawaiian resort once so magical. The location and beach are still the best in the Hawaiian Islands. The rehab years ago have updated the rooms to wonderful comfort. There are employees who grace the resort with... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so impressed the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and can't wait for our next trip to the Big Island so we can stay there again. The hotel was completely full the dates we were looking to stay, but their local reservation line was able to help me find a room. Upon check in, we ended up needing an additional... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 6th visit. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has a gorgeous beach, beautiful grounds, fabulous guest services, friendly staff with lots of Aloha spirit and large, well-appointed rooms. Only downside of staying at this hotel is not wanting to leave to explore the rest of the beautiful island. We especially enjoyed the uncrowded beach, balcony off of our room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 5 nights with our two young daughters. We got an email days before departure asking about special request. I mentioned it would be my daughter birthday. Upon arrival we were upgraded to a deluxe room with oversize bathroom and complimentary wine in room. The two girls also got stuff manta ray for each. Everyone is very friendly... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal setting on a gorgeous beach. Service was perfect beginning to end. Hau Tree on the beach for lunch was great with amazingly friendly service. Snorkeling from the shore was outstanding. Rooms are a good size for 2-3. All views are great including the golf course view which provides a view of the mountains and early light. Great star gazing... More 

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you had such a wonderful time here on property. We can't wait to welcome you back. Aloha! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We lived three years in the Caribbean and have been to Maui and Oahu no fewer than eight times. This hotel and beach is our absolute favorute....hands down. Each room has a perfect view and the food is excellent. We have never had better snorkeling. The golf and tennis is spectacular. This is our favorite US spot to unwind.

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We're so thrilled you had such a wonderful time here at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and we can't wait to welcome you back to your favorite spot in the US. Aloha! More 

Woodland, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I showed up at the gate to check out the area and go to the beach, as the sign says Public Shoreline Access. I also wanted to see the property in consideration for staying at the facilities and enjoying what they might offer. The lady at the front gate apparently thought differently and asked me to turn around and leave,... More 

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for providing us your comments. We sincerely apologize that our front gate personnel were not welcoming, which is certainly not what we ever want to project to anyone. We have shared your feedback with the appropriate team leader so that he might address your concerns and prevent such action in the future. Again, our apologies. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Manta and Pavilion Wine Bar
Manta and Pavilion Wine Bar
Cuisines: American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Wine Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel located on Hawaii Island's Kohala Coast. Legendary, timeless hospitality. Exceptional value. No mandatory resort fees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Puako
Price Range: $358 - $706 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection 4.5*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
Mauna Kea Beach Kamuela
Hotel Mauna Kea Beach
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
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#1 Spa Hotel in Puako
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puako
#1 Luxury Hotel in Puako
#3 Family Hotel in Puako
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