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Naalehu, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked a room for my husband because he had a late meeting in Kona. He sent me pictures of the room. Filthy chair, filthy ceiling fan, disgusting. He asked for another room. It was a little better, but didn't have a working fridge. Very disappointed. Breakfast didn't have any protein, just breads and fruit (and some cereal).

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Distrito Federal, México
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't know why, I think it's bad luck but in every hotel I stay I always have problems with the AC. They were nice and gave us another room. I'd say Kona is pretty expensive but there are other hotels in the area with similar prices and I must say this one is THE BEST. Kona is not a... More 

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Carson, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Id have to say i did book this for the price and the location. Front desk guy was depressing and seemed he didnt want ti be there. It was late aroind 930pm. You can buy parking for $5 or there is a free lot right behind the parking lot...which is still close to the hotel rooms. I entered my room... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My sister moved to Kona and stayed at Uncle Billy's for a couple of months. It is older but clean. Staff is great. Breakfast is served early, pool is wonderful Beach is lovely and we could here it it at night Kona village is right there and the music on the weekend is great.What more can you ask for in... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by how old this hotel will appear. Yes it is old; but the room was clean; bed comfortable; service friendly and helpful. Breakfast was also included. The location was great for us visiting the Volcano and hiking to the Captain Cook Monument. Kona is very 'chilled'. Great if you want to relax. The best eateries we... More 

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Seabrook, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Great location, but for the price I would look elsewhere. The rooms were old and musty. The fixtures were older than me (49), and the property itself is a dump. I booked this place for one night so we could have a place to relax until it was time to go to the airport. I wish we would have just... More 

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Better than expected. Basic dated hotel at a basic dated price. Laundry machines were cheap and awesome, really powerful. $1.25/load. Pool was operating and great. Small TV, but in paradise, who cares. Small fridge, no microwave. Great service too. Think the place is being rebadged as the Pagoda Hilo Bay, perhaps new owners are the neighbors. A little noisy due... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I had read other poor reviews of this dump...but I figured I could handle it for one night. What a mistake! Cockroaches, blood on the curtains, mildew smell throughout, peeling paint, stained/dirty shower...Disgusting! Needs an investor to make over the entire establishment! But since the glass is half full, I will say the staff was very friendly.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't even going to look at the place, given all the histrionic reviews of the place on trip advisor, but it was late and other places were booked or didn't even answer the phone. (They answered and quoted a price even lower than what we found online) The open air front desk is flanked by fresh flowers and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The most charming hotel on the street! With kind and helpful staff, our stay was a treat. For a budget traveller looking for a good nights sleep, look no further. Although there wasn't much of a Continental breakfast, our stay was pleasant and in the heart of the town.

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

Address: 75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1736
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $119 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 146
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Hotel Uncle Billys Kona Bay
Kona Bay Hotel
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