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Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel in a wonderful location; however, the rooms are outdated and it could use a serious renovation. The restaurant/bar and pool are nice areas, but in general it looks a little old. It's located on a great spot on the island, close enough to the airport and other hotels/restaurant/amenities.

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Ontario, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking distance to restaurants; nice grounds; rooms are small and dated. Reminded me of a cut rate Best Western. Paid for an Ocean View Room and it was a joke. We could see a peek a boo slice of water through the trees standing at a corner of our room. Complained and management could care less. From what I can... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this resort for 5 nights. The resort is nice if a little old but it has a very nice ocean view. While we were there, the shore lagoon was blocked off. It could be because of the hurricane warning that was in effect the days before we arrived but it was a bummer. Parking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a nice enough hotel if you are on more of a budget. The rooms are very old and outdated. But they were very clean. My room had a stagnant smell because of either old or cigarette smells from past. The outside areas were nice. They have like 3 towers so you have to walk a lot to go... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was at a really good location with nice ocean views. Even if the hotel was really old, it was clean and well-maintained. We could easily walk to the center of Kona but still, the place was not noisy. The swimming pool is nice and looking at the ocean directly.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only stayed one night, but it was great. It was VERY short walk to the on-site luau, which was great. The host, show and food were fantastic. I got to check in 2 hours early. I reserved a standard room and they put in a room with an pretty darn good ocean view. Room was clean, comfortable bed. Wi-Fi... More 

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Healesville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort has a lovely atmosphere. The room we had was not 'modern' but was spacious, had lots of character and a relaxing feel to it. The wait staff in Don's Bar were very friendly and Happy Hour is highly recommended for enjoying a Mai Tai or two! The meals were good too. The location is perfect being walking distance... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights here , checking in easy and our rooms were clean and had balconies, rooms are outdated but really you are only really sleeping and showering there . Location is brilliant, close to all the shops . Dons bar is great with fantastic views of the coast. Happy hour is from 4 till 6 pm each day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice resort in a great location. Staff was very friendly, courteous, and accommodating. Rooms were clean and quiet. Thanks grounds were well maintained. Close to shopping and restaurants/bars. The only flaws were that the rooms are a little outdated with uncomfortable beds and when we checked out, we left our luggage with the bellhop and when we returned several hours... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a fancy, fancy hotel, but it has a cute little pool right at the water's edge, a bar next to it, it's right on the water, and you can walk to restaurants and shopping so it was perfect for my needs. My husband and I could go to restaurants and have a few cocktails and just walk... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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 - $220 (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
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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