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“3 suites at the HGVC Waikiloa beach resort”

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Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Waikoloa
Certificate of Excellence
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“3 suites at the HGVC Waikiloa beach resort”
Reviewed July 5, 2014

We rented 3 units for a couple of celebrations. We are Elite members. Had a Bottom end unit backing the golf course that was almost perfect. We had lots of birds mongoose and wild cats come for visits. We were close to the grills as well. yes we could hear stomping from the unit above but it wasn't to bad. The staff was great, very pleasant and helpful. My one major issue was since there was not a lot of counter space in the kitchen we tended to put things onto the range when coming in from the store. However, the control are at the front and twice we inadvertently turn the control on. One time we melted a bag and the other time my DSLR got a little hot. When we went to Aulani next they had range controls on the back so that wasn't an issue.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Bay Area, United States
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

The Hilton Waikoloa is our favorite destination when we visit Hawaii. The property is amazing. There are tons of pictures and videos but you have to visit in person to appreciate. We usually get 2 rooms to accommodate a family of 5 but the HGVC at Waikoloa can easily accommodate all of us plus the units have a full kitchen. We still had full access to all of the amenities of the Hilton Waikoloa which is about a half-mile up the street, a 2 min shuttle ride or 10 min walk. My kids are teens so we did a lot more activities around the island on this trip. One of the best features of the HGVC is that you can park close to your room when you get back which is really nice if you have gear, a beach bag, or a case of water to bring back. We'll definitely plan our future trips to the Big Island around availability at the HGVC.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Renton, Washington
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

Nice place. 2br w/ kitchen. Saved $$ with Costco. Use of the Hilton Hotel Facilities nearby is a plus. However, we were on the first floor and had issues with noise from unit upstairs. (Child running, doors slamming) If I stayed again, it would be top floor. Also, as some others we had bugs in the unit our entire stay. we just dealt with this, as it is the tropics, and is common. If you have the idea of even one bug, this place is a no for you.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful place but could be located anywhere. It's the Disney World of Hilton. Great place to entertain kids but for us I would have preferred a much smaller hotel with beach access. Food was so expensive. Breakfast $30 buffet. We went off site down one block where you can find several places for breakfast, lunch, dinner. The service was excellent, the valet guys awesome and fast. Great leu au at the hotel. Recommend for families not so much for couples. We never used any of the facilities. We got up and left to enjoy the island.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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madison, United States
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

This beautiful resort has plenty of kid-friendly activities, food, and the staff is very helpful in getting you set-up with activities off of the resort. The lagoon is gentle and great for kid-swimming and snorkeling. There are extensive pools and hot tubs as well as plenty of on-site entertainment. This resort (of course) is a bit pricey, but that is to be expected for Hilton + Hawaii. Recommend getting the holo holo card for discounts, although you do have to sit through a timeshare presentaiton-it is worth the value and savings!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Vancleave, Mississippi
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

We recently returned from the Waikoloa Beach Resort and can't wait to go back. We agreed to the time share presentation as part of the trip. I'm a Hilton rewards member and was offered discounts to visit the resort and listen to what they had to say about time shares. The resort was great...in fact the Big Island fantastic. Much preferred to Honolulu. Our vacation counselor was Maria Fuentevilla and she was great. She explained the concept of time share and pointed out the pros and cons. I went considering it but decided against it for now. I liked the product but it did not fit my life right now. She was professional and Hilton delivered on everything promised. I'm a big fan of Hilton and travel over 50 nights a year. I always pick Hilton and this experience only reinforced that practice.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Cullman, Alabama
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

We opted to celebrate a milestone with all of our children and grand vacation. Two adjoining villas provided ample space for 9 people. There were many opportunities on site and on the island. We canoed down the "ditches" while being informed about irrigation systems for the growing fields, learned to surf, scuba dived, and enjoyed a luau. Local restaurants provided several breaks from cooking ( Costco is so close and we stocked up on arrival). The all day tour of the island and the luau were well worth the cost. The villas were well decorated, clean and comfortable. The pool, which was only a few steps from the front door also had activities for the young folks, beverages and snacks for all, shade for the old timers, and entertainment in the early evening.

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Property: Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations
Address: 69-550 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5707
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Waikoloa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Waikoloa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations 3.5*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Superbly situated adjacent to championship golf courses, the premier location of Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations provides an unsurpassed vacation setting. Hotel guests have access and charging privileges to the abundant facilities and amenities of the nearby Hilton Waikoloa Village hotel, including an enticing array of restaurants, boutiques, beaches and water recreation. Complimentary shuttle service is available between Hilton Grand Vacations, the Hilton Waikoloa Village, and area shops. Hawaii visitors staying at Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations will enjoy spacious two bedroom suites which incorporate a casually elegant tropical style, and feature a superb variety of upscale amenities and furnishings. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Waikoloa Beach Hotel Waikoloa
Hilton Hotel Waikoloa Beach
Hilton Waikoloa
Waikoloa Hilton

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