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Royal Kona Resort

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75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
+1 808-329-3111
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, International, Pub, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-5852 Alii Dr, Ofc 100, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely the old Hawaii feeling but very charming. Excellent location with oceanfront mai tai bar and lounge. Great salt water lagoon, reasonable parking/room rates.

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a grand older hotel right on the water. Open air lobby,restaraunt and bar.We had dinner on the water with tiki torches. The food was great. The athmosphere even better.

Thank lindeee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Kailua-Kona near shopping and restaurants. The grounds are well kept. The hotel is comfortable but could use some renovation.

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed May 17, 2017

I loved this resort. I went to get my hair and toe nails done. I enjoyed the entertainment and restaurant scenery.

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We had the breakfast buffet for the entire week. It was very good and had lots of things to choose from. The staff was great and kept the place clean.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We stayed here about 12 years ago, and it needed upgrading then (the carpets smelled), but this trip we stayed elsewhere. However, we did visit The Royal Kona last Thursday night to see the great slack key guitarist Ledward Kaapana, who performed for a good...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The Royal Kona is like and elegant lady a who had her glory days. The place has great bones considering it was built in the late 50's early 60's. We had a great room with views of the ocean sun rise and sun sets were...More

Thank Terence F
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We stayed here for a week. There is allot to do here. Most of the sight seeing stuff happens right off the coast in front of this hotel. The Luau was great. The jet ski rental platform is in front, whales where in front the...More

Thank ManorSteelCurtain
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We stayed a week and were forewarned about the condition of the rooms. Yes, we had torn carpets and rusted railings on our partial oceanview patio; however the room was clean and the service was great. They were able to provide us with a microwave,...More

Thank jdVancouver
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Have stayed at this property 6 times, since 1999. Love the staff, great buffet breakfast! But, the place is getting shabby.

Thank judith h
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the price of the breakfast buffet?
December 18, 2016|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they have a buffett. Go to Humpies right down the street in the center of town. Their Sunday brunch is outstanding and all you can eat. All kinds of stuff from salads, fruits, breakfast fare, roast beef... More
Greg W
Hi there - Can anyone tell me how far from the Airport is this hotel and approx. taxi fare please. IS taxi best method to get there?
November 17, 2015|
Response from Greg W | Reviewed this property |
The best answer is not far.......We did this about 2 weeks ago and from memory it was about $33 and best method of getting to the Royal Kona Resort
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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: +1 808-329-3111
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