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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

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72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 09/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 14 hotels in Kailua-Kona
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Resting on the picturesque Kona-Kohala coast of Hawaii Island, the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai combines the warm aloha of the Islands with the impeccable signature service recognized by Four Seasons guests worldwide. With 243 guest rooms, an award-winning golf course, and seven pools, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is the only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Rated Resort in Hawaii. The Resort offers five dining options, including 'ULU Ocean Grill + Sushi Lounge, the only Forbes star-rated restaurant on the Island. Chefs in each dining outlet work with ingredients from over 160 local farms, and over 75% of the food served is from Hawaii Island. The comfortable and spacious accommodations at the Resort are housed in intimate two-story bungalows arranged in small crescents along the beachfront and golf course. Additional features include an Ocean Adventures team, seven tennis courts, a spa with 14 treatment rooms and salon services, and a Cultural Center with classes and activities highlighting Hawaiian culture.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Boating
Babysitting
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Saltwater pool
Plunge pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Canoeing
Diving
Golf course
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Aerobics
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Butler service
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room service
Safe
Iron
Refrigerator
On-demand movies
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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ROBERTLOUISSTEVENSON wrote a review Aug 2020
NYC67 contributions128 helpful votes
Giant Rooms that have everything you want. Make sure you read reviews and look at the hotel property to see where is best for your needs? (by the Family pool, adult pool, etc) Restaurants are great, they do close early and there can be a wait for breakfast! ($$$) You are far away from other resorts, etc...so you need a rental. Not a great beach, but drive to the better snorkel locations on the island. Very happy staff.....Hopefully they can get back to business soon on the Islands! 3 or 4 pools
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Sebastian Hinsch, Owner at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Responded Sep 1, 2020
Aloha Mr. Stevenson., Mahalo for your kind review. We appreciate your comments especially about our happy staff. We strive to keep both our employees and our guests happy here at Hualalai. Hope to welcome you back as soon as the time is right. With Aloha, Sebastian Hinsch Resort Manager
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Mike C wrote a review Aug 2020
New York City, New York24 contributions4 helpful votes
I stayed here in October 2019 for a wedding and loved the property. There are many pools for all of the different travelers staying there. I personally spent more time at the swim up bar pool with friends attending the wedding and it was a great time. Kings pond is also great to see marine life up close. The breakfast included with amex fhr is top notch at this hotel. The gym is very nice and they have several pelotons available for use.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from Sebastian Hinsch, Owner at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Responded Sep 1, 2020
Aloha Mike C., Mahalo for your kind review. We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful experience throughout your stay with us. We're looking forward to seeing you again when the time is right. With Aloha, Sebastian Hinsch Resort Manager
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Mislums wrote a review Jul 2020
Mercer Island, Washington20 contributions18 helpful votes
Great week at the 4 Seasons, room overlooked ocean and the Kings Pond ... swam in it everyday. The ultimate getaway from the Seattle grey ... played the resort golf course and three days of tennis clinics with some of the best pros.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Sebastian Hinsch, Owner at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Responded Jul 27, 2020
Aloha Mislums, Mahalo for your kind review. We are so glad you were able to join us and hope to welcome you back to our Resort sometime soon. With Aloha, Sebastian Hinsch Resort Manager sebastian.hinsch@fourseasons.com
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F A wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada63 contributions20 helpful votes
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Really do not see how anyone can give this resort anything less than 5 stars. Have stayed at Four Seasons all over the world and this far exceeds the level of service and amenities of any of them. Have visited all of the Hawaiian islands and the location of this resort and the available activities on and off the property is the best of any of the Hawaiian Islands. Restaurants have a great variety of food, service is impeccable, breakfast buffet is superb. The pools and beach areas are gorgeous, never crowded. Yes it is not a true sandy beach for swimming, but you can see sea turtles right on the beach and breaching whales and Spinner dolphins just offshore. And the protected area is fun to swim in. Snorkeling in Kings Pond is a must-do. The other pools are perfect for swimming and family activities. The sports centre is immense- huge well equipped gym, tennis courts,bocce ball, ping pong. Rooms are large, clean, excellent house keeping service. Our room was always cleaned by the time we finished morning activities. They will arrange a wide variety of off property activities. Ali'i snorkeling trip, and any of the Hawaii Forest and Trail tours have to be tried. The Big Island has to be experienced it is so different from any of the other Islands (even though it is hard to want to leave the beautiful resort) This was far and away our best sun vacation ever.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: ground floor, poolside adjoining rooms are a great option for families
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Response from SHinsch, Manager at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Responded Mar 18, 2020
Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! We are honored to have been given the opportunity to provide such a memorable experience for you. We look forward to seeing you again soon in paradise! Sebastian Hinsch Resort Manager
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B F wrote a review Mar 2020
36 contributions15 helpful votes
Tonight we went to have a 75th birthday celebration on the beach at the Four Seasons - Hualalai. Drinks at the bar before were awesome. Great service and staff. Then we were seated in the back of the restaurant where we eventually got drinks and service. It was slow but even paced. After ordering we had some items split on two plates. Other split items had to be passed across the table. When the wrong meal was served to 2 of the six of us the server stopped in the middle of wine service to deal with it. Glad she left the wine bottle on the bench so at least we could serve ourselves. She never showed back up until after the food initially served wrong was replaced almost 15 minutes later. Never a word of apology. The manager did stop by, apologize and comp those two meals. She then came back as if nothing ever happened. We still had to have a birthday desert that tasted great, even as my wife and I are passing a plate back and forth across the table because couldn’t figure out how to split a tart in two. The server assistants seemed to have a hard time finding the right table or caring if they did or not. Bottom line. The food was great. The service was no where up to the standards of any Four Seasons we have ever been to. I’ve had better service in a roadside burger joint.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from SHinsch, Manager at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Responded Mar 16, 2020
Aloha, Thank you for choosing to spend a birthday celebration with us and for taking the time to provide such valuable feedback, we're always looking for better ways to improve. We will be following up with our dining outlets to ensure the issues you face are addressed. In the meantime, please feel free to reach out to me directly for any additional feedback.
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PRICE RANGE
$844 - $1,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiIsland of HawaiiKailua-Kona
NUMBER OF ROOMS
243
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Frequently Asked Questions about Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Which popular attractions are close to Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Nearby attractions include Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) (1.7 miles), Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i (2.0 miles), and Kiholo Bay (4.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge, Beach Tree Bar and Lounge, and Hualalai Grille.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Four Seasons Resort Hualalai have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Four Seasons Resort Hualalai offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.