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Royal Kona Resort

75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Royal Kona is the resort from the 1950s that has kept up it's appearance and up with the times. The people who work here really make it what it is as they are so friendly and accommodating. The ocean-fed salt water pool with it's resident wildlife is a great place to swim, or the freshwater pools near the fabulous... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is excellent, very close to the airport, great views and good food nearby. The hotel is greatly in need of updating, the rooms are 'old' but with modernization it would be good again. Plan to spend most of the time out of the room, although the lanai is good and great sunset views.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed at the Royal Kona for 8 nights in an ocean view room with two doubles. We got an excellent rate per night, yet I was a bit worried about staying here due to mixed reviews. Well, we all absolutely loved our stay. Check-in was fast, the room was spacious enough, the bathroom adequate, and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely grounds but the rooms are in need of major renovation. Rooms were clean but tired looking and in room decor/condition was moderate at best. Good deal for the location (great location!) and price but I'd choose another hotel over this one next time unless the rooms get renovated. Food and bar are decent but extremely overpriced. Don't waste your... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The property is nice with a decent pool. Service was decent. What was fantastic was the beautiful views of the ocean. Our room had a giant lanai and the view was spectacular. The local restaurants and shopping were decent too. But, the room was pretty bad. Beds were terrible, linens were stiff and the room has not been updated since... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quiet place to a short stay, with good location, clean, a small pool, but you can swim in a natural pool, protected by the rocks. There is a also a parklot but the Wi-Fi is expensive. There is lual at night, including dinner, but it problably needs reservation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Staff goes out of their way to make your stay comfortable and pleasant. The room was clean maintained everyday. We were offered a hospitality suite after check out to clean up for our late night flight back home. The pool is clean and lagoon are a nice touch.

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Woodbine, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and accommodated our request for 3 rooms close together. The rooms had a great ocean view with a large patio. The rooms were large but dated. The beds were not very comfortable. there is no beach at this hotel and you gave to walk down the street for a beach.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant as it was convenient. We asked to be seated by the sea wall right on the ocean - really nice view. Except there were 2 rats running around by our feet. Brazen little rodents that came up right by our feet.. one then climbed the wall and went by the table next to us.. they were... More 

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a few days on either side of a dive trip. The room was clean and sufficient, the restaurant was nice and the food good, although we thought the breakfast buffet was a bit over priced. We found the staff helpful and pleasant and enjoyed our stay.

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Royal Kona Resort

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $148 - $202 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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