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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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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There for business on the Big Island and needed a place to stay in Kailua-Kona. We were able to book a room at the Royal Kona Resort. Our room was nice with a granite bar and king sized bed. Large sliding glass doors lead to a beautiful view of the bay and town with a nice sitting area. The resort... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes she is tired and in her dottage but our room was clean and spacious. We enjoyed the tidal lagoon and watching the luau from our balcony. Didn't try the food or bar but liked the location. They honoured our anniversary whilst there with a bottle of champagne which was a nice touch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this nicely situated hotel a number of times when it was in the Hilton group. The food was outstanding and we enjoyed several 'Luaus' with pig roasting wonderful Hawaiian music and flower garlands. The views of the setting out to the west and the culture of the Islands is something that we shall never forget. Needs just... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Kona Resort is in a great location ~ easy walk to shops and restaurants. Unfortunately, it is in need of a complete overhaul. Everything is dated and "old" Glad I was only staying for an overnighter. The front desk staffed talked way too much amongst themselves to the exclusion of guests coming to the desk. They would continue... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at RKR for two nights July 2016. Great location but Resort is very tired and could do with a good dose of TLC. Our room smelt musty, outdoor balcony carpet was torn and had heaps of holes, balcony handrail rusty. Our corner room was large, but bathroom really small. Really pleased we were out both days doing activities and... More 

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Chino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the place to come if you are looking to stay in your room, but the rooms are clean, but not the best in terms of bed and furniture. However, the grounds are a nice stroll to downtown Kona. There is an onsite Lua that we are going to attend July 4th, and fireworks can be seen from our balcony... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love staying at the Royal Kona Resort. This was my second time staying and we will make it a tradition to stay here every time we come to Kona. The staff is the best! From the time we checked in with Ms. Leimomi who was pleasingly pleasant, to check out with Ms. Linda who was a breath of fresh... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Kona for the night because we didn't want to travel back to Hilo and we picked this hotel for the location. The bar was nice and the servers even better. Rooms are a little out dated and beds were hard. I wouldn't like to stay there for an extended stay but it was nice for the night.

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Austin, Texas, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly clean good food restful for us may not be for the younger crowd.Loved our ocean view room and sound of ocean.grounds very nice need an update soon but good value for money.Close by local market shops beach and restaurants.lots to do we had visited Honolulu but we found Hawaii more restful and had much more history.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • 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: $151 - $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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