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Royal Kona Resort

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed April 19, 2014

With its open air lobby, pool, and both restaurants right on the water and most of the 436 balcony rooms providing either ocean view or oceanfront accommodations this hotel serves up a pretty high degree of luxury at a very reasonable price. The R.K. is...More

4  Thank mrtravelingpat
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded April 23, 2014

Aloha TA family, here is another completely satisfied guest, where we met and looks like exceeded most of their expectations. So glad they found our resort to be such a great value, and that they felt so comfortable with us. We do offer some great...More

Reviewed April 19, 2014

Stayed here in April 2014. Its centrally located and walking distance from everything. The staff is unbelievably courteous and helpful and their rates cant be beat in comparison to other surrounding hotels. the views are excellent and their luau is the best. Also, Don the...More

2  Thank Brian G
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded April 23, 2014

Aloha TA crew, it's nice to see these guests found us to be the perfect place to stay. They loved the location, views, F&B and great staff, I'm glad they shared. It's apparent they did a little homework prior to booking, and found us to...More

Reviewed April 17, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights in April, location cannot be beaten, we upgraded to an ocean view room (what can I say I had the aloha spirit). I am pleased we did, because the room really didnt have much else going for it but the spectacular...More

1  Thank mollybairn
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded April 23, 2014

Aloha TA family, interesting how reviews come in waves. I'm glad they enjoyed the amazing view from their room, we do have the best location with rooms that have amazing views in Kona. Remember folks, we pride ourselves on offering the best value for the...More

Reviewed April 17, 2014

Our first trip to Hawaii and we found this majestic looking hotel in a great location to downtown Kona. The service and grounds were perfect, then we got to our room. The first thing I saw was hair all over the bathroom. I called the...More

1  Thank Christopher E
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded April 23, 2014

Aloha TA family, great to know they loved our location, grounds and great staff, and I'm happy to know they eventually were satisfied with their room. I truly hope they had a wonderful stay in Hawaii, enjoying all of the amazing things our island offers....More

Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

All our room was, was a bed. It's in a really good location but room was quite empty. The internet was expensive and the movies to hire cost more than going to the theatre. The staff were helpful. But it was just a bed for...More

Thank Kate S
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded April 23, 2014

Aloha TA family, nice to see these guests found us to have a great location, and were perfect for their vacation. I hope they were able to enjoy the great food and drink at Don's Mai Tai Bar, where we have happy hour daily from...More

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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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janahn875
January 2, 2018|
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Response from kcastro1385 | Reviewed this property |
No. They only have a regular pool and a kiddy pool.
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Amanda S
November 12, 2017|
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Response from Cath C | Reviewed this property |
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October 7, 2017|
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Response from GermanaLinhares | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes.
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