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Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
Ranked #13 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
Reviewed September 26, 2013

i can't help but think that the raving reviews are from relatives of Uncle Billy. Is it in Kona? Yes Is it centrally located? Yes. Is there parking behind the hotel as well as across the little street Yes. Does it serve coffee? Yes Is the price good? if all that matters is the price. But people need to be in Kona and take a look at this place before they make a reservation. Run down. Looks like a bum's crash pad.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

We stayed here for one night. The hotel wanted to charge five dollars for the parking, but I parked in a parking lot just behind the hotel parking lot for free. I parked there before when I came to this part of town.
The breakfast is included in the hotel price. Small Danish Pastries, toast was provided. Fresh papayas were also available.
The hotel is good.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

When I lived on the Hilo side of the Big Island, whenever we went to Kona, we'd stay at Uncle Billy's. Loved the Hawaiian ambiance, the food was simple and tasty, and watching hula in the evening was delightful. Great value for the price -- central location, close to shops and the ocean. I'll be back!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I went to Kona for diving recently and stayed here because it was a good price. I had room 3007 which had a nice balcony and overlooked the lobby and the pool and it was nice. Uncle Billy's is in a good central location so I could walk around and site see and eat and shop at different places. There is a nice shopping center right across the street with everything I needed.

I took a taxi to Big Island Divers each morning and it was $6 - $8. Not bad.

Uncle Billy's was perfect for my needs. I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: I liked 3007. It's a nice big room overlooking the office and the pool.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

when i go through Hawaii I stay at Billys/Kona Bay. My first visit was almost 20 years ago. the free wifi is ok, cable is ok and decor is ok. it has seen better days.

pros: location, price, parking ( for a fee of course), beds are comfy, nice furniture

people seem to complain about the price and what you get. don't forget your in Hawaii, To stay at the HNL airport will cost over 100 and that's with a view of the freeway or the airport.

at least at Billys you are a stones through from the ocean and downtown kona. staff have always been nice and i cant really complain.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

i stayed here for one night because of work - it was august , the hot season - the A/C was marginal at best and everything in the room had seen better days - the carpet was worn and ratty the furniture was beat up and worn - everything said millions and millions of tourists had been thru here over the years it is what it is ,,,,

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

The rooms are basic, clean and roomy. Ours had a nice lanai with view. Friendly staff. Good continental breakfast includes pastries, toast, papaya, juices and coffee. Wonderful location in the middle of Kona. Walk to shops and restaurants. Good hotel for families. Not fancy but a good value.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Address: 75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1736
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #13 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $145 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 146
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