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Royal Kona Resort

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Recently stayed here with my husband, we both loved it. Location was perfect. Had a room with ocean views, pool and garden. Great size room and very clean. the luau was fantastic. Staff were great. Place is a little dated but still a beautiful place...More

2  Thank maz555
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded May 21, 2014

Aloha TA family, here we go with another truly satisfied guest, who found us to be a great resort, with great value. We strive to provide clean well maintained rooms and grounds for our guest to enjoy, from the pool and bar to the luau...More

Reviewed May 3, 2014

My husband and I snuck away here for a couple of days to celebrate our anniversary and we had an amazing time! The staff (front desk to bar) are really nice. They upgraded us for our anniversary which was a great surprise! From the lanai...More

Thank gretchenk550
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded May 21, 2014

Aloha TA family, glad to hear they came to celebrate their anniversary with us. They too were able to take advantage of our great staff and customer service, the outstanding views from the rooms and resort, as well as the great location we own here...More

Reviewed May 3, 2014

I'm really not sure what all the fuss about the decor was in several earlier reviews. This resort is beautiful and romantic and right in the middle of downtown Kona. Our room was spotlessly clean, we had champagne to welcome us, and the bar and...More

Thank Scottygrrl0302
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded May 21, 2014

Aloha TA family, wow, these guests "get it" so glad they shared, there's really not much more to say! As for the Lagoon weddings, I'm truly sorry some of the staff weren't aware of the functions going on, shame on us for not covering in...More

Reviewed May 1, 2014

This hotel had so many bad reviews that we almost missed out on a great experience. After 4 trips to Hawaii over the past 2 decades this island this experience this location has proven to be the best by far! Its true the hotel is...More

2  Thank Meekie14
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded May 21, 2014

Aloha TA family, what a positive review! These guests nailed it hands down, you cannot compare us to the 4 stars on the Kohala Coast, not will you pay the same prices at our resort. We offer a great location for the best value in...More

Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is a good hotel in a great location with awesome views and even a private lagoon! Yes, the décor may be a little shabby chic but the service and the ambience are great. We made use of the reasonable parking ($10 a day) and...More

1  Thank theshoeaholicbaker
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded May 21, 2014

Aloha TA family, glad more friends from AU had a pleasant stay with us. While we're not the newest resort on the block, we are clean, well maintained and have the charm of a truly Hawaiian Style, open relaxed feel about us. Definitely the best...More

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Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
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$155 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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$155 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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Tina M
April 17, 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha There are many attractions in our area such as the coconut grove market place as well as tour companies that help set up excursions for our guests as well for exploring the island. Mahalo Tara
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Tina M
April 17, 2018|
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Aloha our Alii tower was renovated in 2005 and the Lagoon tower was in 2007. Mahalo Tara
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dhuerta5
March 20, 2018|
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Aloha There are a few beaches near our hotel as one traveler has already commented Magic Sands Beach is within 3 miles of our location. Mahalo
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"Lagoon, corner king lets you see the luau 5-8 PM from your room"
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