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Kona Coast Resort

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 4 nights at this resort after a few days in Honolulu. We checked in a little after noon - that was a hot day in Big Island - and was upgraded up a top floor with ocean view. View was superb! Yet AC was very weak. We turned it all the way up - and boom went the... More 

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasant surprise when we opened the door to our unit 20-306 to see how expansive this Shell Vacation Club unit was. WOW ! We learned that all the units in Bldg. 20 had very recently been refurbished and what a great job (This is why I have included an unusually large number of photos.) Our unit was on... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review Joe-SVL! We are pleased to hear that you found the refurbished villa, amenities and staff welcoming. We do hope that you'll make time to visit us once again. With aloha, Susan Locke Administrative Assistant (808) 324-1721 More 

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent our honeymoon here and had the best time! Everyone was so helpful and they were able to direct us to activities that we were interested in! The food at the restaurant was some of the best island food, and we had to keep returning! The water did taste a bit chlorinated, so we stuck to bottled water. Overall... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo TeachTeri, for taking the time to provide such a thoughtful review your recent visit to Kona Coast Resort. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of the Resort's amenities. We will be sure to share your kind words with the restaurant! We look forward to your next visit to the Big Island and... More 

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the KCR for 4 nights in the beginning of August and really enjoyed our stay. The room was clean and very comfortable if not a bit dated. We had a quiet location on the golf course, nice large deck overlooking it to relax on. We were only able to use the pool one day since we were... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo 08HeatherR, for the thoughtful review of Kona Coast Resort! We'll share your very kind words about our Resort and Associates with everyone. We would like all of our readers to know that the villas in both KCR1 and KCR2 are being fully refurbished throughout this year and 2017. We look forward to sharing our new and improved look with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this resort for 6 nights staring August 2nd, 2016. We're extremely happy with our stay at this resort ! The resort is very close to the shopping mall for all your grocery needs, pharmacy, restaurants etc. The resort is not very far off the Kailua Bay Area for all the activities - like parasailing etc. We stayed... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Rahul R, for taking the time to provide such a thoughtful review of your recent visit to Kona Coast Resort. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of the Resort's amenities. I'll share your very kind words about our Associates with everyone. We hope that you'll return to KCR on your next visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Resort grounds look amazing and the large pool is excellent. The condo that we stay in was large with plenty of space for a family of 5. The condo was dated and the kitchen needed a complete overhaul. The appliances were loud but everything worked well. Easy checkin / checkout process. One hint if you want to rent beach equipment... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Chip C, for taking the time to share your recent Kona Coast Resort vacation experience with our TripAdvisor followers! We are pleased to hear that you found your villa comfortable for your family. The Resort is working hard on interior refurbishment now and we would like all of our readers to know that the villas in both KCR1 and... More 

San Ramon, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I traded our Cabo Timeshare and used free flights to spend a week in paradise. The resort was beautiful, clean and comfortable. It's a bit distant from the touristy things to do, but, that's not necessarily a bad thing. Peace and quite when you're done running around. Perfect experience.

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review Steve S! It sounds like you made KCR your home away from home while you were out exploring the Big Island. We do hope that you'll make time to visit us once again. With aloha, Susan Locke Administrative Assistant (808) 324-1721 More 

Benicia, CA
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very blessed to stay at KCR for 11 nights this year. The good: very spacious 2 bed/2 bath room; great view of the ocean, washer/dryer in room. The not so good: bed in master was very uncomfortable, room was dated, pay for AC, pay for play. We stay at TS every year. Never had to pay for AC... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Tdpeterson5 for taking the time to share your recent Kona Coast Resort vacation experience with our TripAdvisor followers! We are pleased to hear that you found the villa, amenities and staff welcoming. We would like all of our readers to know that the villas in both KCR1 and KCR2 are being fully refurbished throughout this year and 2017. We... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the location and the grounds, beautiful ocean and mountain views from the pool. Pool area with the bar was very nice and rarely crowded. Short walk to a great beach area. Condos were huge, outside patios were also enormous and very nice. Was great having laundry in the unit. The units in our building were a little outdated, partially... More 

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your Kona Coast Resort vacation with our TripAdvisor followers dchigo74. So pleased to hear that you found your villa comfortable and well appointed. We would like all of our readers to know that the villas in both KCR1 and KCR2 are being fully refurbished throughout this year and 2017. We look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The resort and grounds were very well maintained. The accommodations were much nicer than expected. We didn't usa many of the resort amenities, but the coastal drives and the proximity to the coffee farms and nature areas were awesome.

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SusanL_KCR, Administrative Assistant at Kona Coast Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo, Jason F for the 5 start rating on TripAdvisor! We appreciate your kind words and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed an excellent stay. We hope that you pay another visit to the Big Island and to KCR in the future. With aloha, Susan Locke Administrative Assistant (808) 324-1721 More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kona Coast Resort on Hawaii's Big Island sits on 21 acres of lush, tropical gardens and offers spectacular views of palm trees and calm waters. 267 spacious and air-conditioned villas at Kona Coast Resort are designed with a Hawaiian flair. Each comfortable villa offers a magnificent Pacific coastline view or a manicured tropical garden view from its private lanai or patio and include full kitchens and all of the comforts of home. Enjoy two swimming pools (one family pool with a children’s pool and one quiet spa pool), three Jacuzzis, sauna, playground, tennis courts, volleyball, fitness center, and on-site activities like hula lessons and dive instruction. The abundance of things to do on the Big Island found within easy distance of the Kona Coast Resort is as remarkable as it is exhilarating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kona Coast Resort

Address: 78-6842 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2414
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $153 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kona Coast Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 267
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Kona Coast Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Coast Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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