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Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Queen Creek, Arizona
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wife, daughter, and I stayed for 7 nights last month. When we first walked into the room we were very disappointed and I felt like that dad from the booking dot com commercial. The rooms have seen better days, the bathroom tub was not nice, there were some ants in the bathroom area, the lanai doors would not open, the... More 

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California
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103 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, its a cheap, low rent hotel that should be condemned if nothing else, but its got a killer location right in town. I've stayed a few times and tolerate the dirt, knowing I'll just clean it to my standards on the first day. What I didn't expect, was to see a group of local teens climbing onto a wall,... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manager front desk and Janitorial staff were very accomodating . Saw a few scketch people hanging in the parking lot so I called security to make sure they weren't breaking into cars . Otherwise across from the Beach and in the Middle of town ....

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Maitland
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41 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame that a hotel with this location and potential has been let go to such a level of disrepair! I washed the bathroom sink before I would use it, the room hadn't been dusted in weeks, the tub has a spongy area near the drain (I'm thankful we didn't fall through to the room below), and the bathroom... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cheap hotel, and definitely shows its age, but nothing can beat the price or the location! It is an old hotel and has its quirks but don't let it deceive you. The people were really nice, the location is in the heart of the downtown and we had an ocean view. What more could you ask for?... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is okay. Nothing fancy but okay to sleep in. When we first got there the room that they gave us had roaches that were running around on the bed. That was gross. But a quick and pleasant conversation with the employee at the desk and we had our room changed. The second room was clean and comfortable. But... More 

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Toronto
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I completely agree that the only positive thing in this hotel is location. Our room (on the first floor with windows to reception) was very-very dirty. Looks like the floor was never swept. Our bathroom was never cleaned. Faucet in bath was broken. Safe was rusty and with thin layer of dust. Painting on doors were cracked. This hotel have... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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129 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading all the mixed reviews I was a little concerned about what I'd experience, the place is alright, not spectacular but that's about what they claim to be. The room could have used a good cleaning but it wasn't all that bad for 1 night, might not want to spend much more time there. The offer of a free... More 

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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only good things about this place are view of the bay and location on Ali'i drive. I had booked a deluxe room so I could be on a higher and potentially cleaner floor but the guy at the desk when I got there insisted I got a standard room until I showed him my booking confirmation. Pillows feel like... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel needs a lot of money invested in it. It has an awesome location, that's why it got 2 stars, otherwise it would only get one. The staff was nice and helpful. If you want basic amenities, or ones that work, look elsewhere. Sure the beds were comfortable and the shower worked ok, but a lot of other things... More 

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