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Royal Kona Resort

American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options, Bar, International, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I got stuck here after an unfortunate air bnb incident and frankly I'm sorry I didn't just take a different air bnb. The entire property is old and outdated, parking is 10 bucks a day and internet 40 bucks per week, the beds sag and are probably older than I am, it's AWFUL. I'm really glad that one of the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at the outdoor bar and had excellent shrimp, crab cakes and the tiki salad. Service was good. View of the sunset superb. Prices reasonable for a resort hotel.

Thank 28Elbas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was out of this world. You seem to get your own wait staff. The old time class feel (ceiling fans) just adds to the charm.

Thank Roy J
Scottsdale, Arizona
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drinks are fun, with samplers of various specialties. The food is good and varied. The service excellent, and engaging. The sunset is a front row viewing of Kailua Bay. Best time to go to this restaurant is when the resort is having a luau. Make reservations in advance for seating, but attire is causal. Only offers dinner on certain... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This resort is in a great location as you can walk to shops & restaurants. Staff are friendly however the rooms could really do with a make over our toilet was loose and fixtures falling of the walls

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thought that the hotel room was very clean and the views was amazing We exchanged our nightmare from the outrigger royal sea cliff to the royal kona and once we arrived at this hotel we was made to feel welcome so we had to forget the first two day of our honeymoon and enjoy the next ten at this beautiful... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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

Thank Kani2013
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.

Thank powerslr
Carmel, Indiana
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34 reviews
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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
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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.

Thank Brooks H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options, Bar, International, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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?