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Royal Kona Resort

American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Bar, International, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
808-329-3111
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Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Outside only....luau was awesome If it's moved indoors ask for a rein check for another day Food was great

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Longmont, Colorado
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Could not ask for a better view at bar. While the wait staff is very nice and hard working, the service is terrible. Waited more than once for over 15 minutes before getting a menu or even being acknowledged. They always seem short staffed. Food was expensive and a bit bland. Better deals across the street.

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Carmel, Indiana
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The Royal Kona Resort is located on an incredibly beautiful stretch of the Ocean, and easy walking distance to all central Kailua Kona attractions and eateries. The hotel is a very solid 3 star hotel, not a big fancy resort like the ones up the coast in Kohala. What you get here is a very clean and comfortable hotel that... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We ate there for breakfast. There is only a buffet (no menu), but it was really good. There was an excellent selection of food items and the quality could not be better. The atmosphere of the restaurant could not be better either, right on the ocean, open air.

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Stockton, CA
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My husband and I booked a corner ocean front room. I had read the reviews and knew the hotel was a bit old. I like nice newer hotels but this one is in such a great location I gave it a try. First of all the elevator has a musty smell and that should have been our first clue. When... More 

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Auburndale, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

typical breakfast bar. They did vary some of the items on the bar each day. The food was fresh and well tended to

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St. John's, Canada
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I had mudpie at 3 places in Kona while living there. This place had the best! The food was good, view was amazing (perfect place for sunset) and it was all affordable.

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Farmingdale, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We LOVED our stay at the Royal Kona Resort. The location cannot be beat. We reserved a standard room, but after arriving and seeing the amazing location, we upgraded to an ocean front room and enjoyed every minute of it. Some of the reviews here say the facility is old, tired, or worn. We did not think that at all,... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We booked into the Royal Kona Resort for one night, and then stayed for ten!! The hotel is very retro. Some would probably say, a little tired, but we loved it. The breakfast was very good. the Sunset from our balcony was amazing. The reception, domestic staff and security were extremely polite and friendly. special mentions to Linda, Reception; Sean,... More 

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Yorba Linda
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116 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights. We booked this place through Costco Travel. We enjoyed our balcony which did have a nice view of the ocean. Because of the rocks and waves it was fairly noisy at night. The room was very clean. The furnishings were outdated. We did not eat at the hotel. It is a short walk to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Bar, International, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 808-329-3111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?