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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous spot for sunset-waterfront seating in the stunning open air bar area-fine drmk selection and delicious light fare served by the gracious staff. Parking is convenient and well worth the $3. Actually in Kona this is the best angle for viewing. Enjoyed our visit August 16 just before catchy ng the late flight back to the mainland

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This very dated resort is in a wonderful location; within easy walking distance to shops and restuarants, but the resort itself is in serious need of an overhaul. We stayed in room 678 in the Ali Tower. We were excited to book an Ocean Front Room, but when we discovered that the huge sliding glass doors to the balcony were... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time on the property. Location is incomparable. Bar is located near the water adjacent the rocks, you can't beat the sunsets from this place. The hotel staff was very helpful and specially Jay the manager made sure everything was great with room etc. Requested late check out since we had flights same day and hotel let us stay in... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location was great. Staff was always helpful and attentive. The only weird thing was the housekeeping staff resetting our thermostat every day to different temps in the room. The concierge, restaurant and front desk staff were great.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the resort for one night after a 9 mile hike to see the active lava flow. I checked-in past midnight. I was provided with an upgraded room free of charge with pleasant view of the ocean. The room was comfortable, clean and spacious. The room is a corner room with balcony wrap around on two sides each... More 

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boston burbs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: Gardens and ocean lagoon beach on property are nice. Bar has great views and decent drinks Location is good within walking distance of lots of restaurants, etc. Bed was comfortable Cons: We asked for a quiet room on an upper floor and were told the hotel was sold out. Our room was in the older tower (where you check... More 

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stockton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This joint is well past it's best. The corridors look terrible, the furniture in the rooms has peeling paint and looks like a relic from the 1970s. We stayed for only two nights, as Diamond members, it been an affiliate resort. Diamond actually has a sales department at the resort, I found this quite surprising as I cannot imagine why... More 

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Lake Peekskill, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Royal Kona resort for a few days and our room faced the ocean and the view was outstanding. One of the things that made us stay was the salt water lagoon that they have on the premises. We rented snorkels and masks and swam with the most beautiful tropical fish (at least 20-25 different . The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had forgotten to do this review! We were there April 2011. Five of us - my husband and I and three grown kids. Had an absolute wonderful family trip. I had a lot of research done before we left for our two island vacation so we rented a car and did a lot of sight seeing. Spent every second... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a typical ocean side hotel resort right off the main roadway. Lively on weekends with a popular bar and live music. We had a corner room with a great view of the ocean. There is a breakfast buffet in the dining area that is both indoor and outdoor. Very pleasant. One can go snorkeling and paddle boarding in... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Royal Kona Resort

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $151 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kona Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 436
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Also Known As:
Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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