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Royal Kona Resort

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75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310 See on map
Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
30 Sep01 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed today

This was the 5th return visit and stay at the Royal Kona Resort. This time stayed four nights. Not a single thing to complain about and only many compliments about the staff and resort! PROS: -great location in Kona, ocean-front property -friendly and helpful staff...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Nothing was too much if requested. Room spacious, quiet, ocean views if requested, breakfast has the widest selection of foods I've ever seen, views and location superb. Five minute walk to most of the restaurants and shopping. Could do with TV update and Netflix availability.More

Thank Rae K
Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Team at Royal Kona ResortResponded today

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review of your time with us. We are so very happy that you had such a great time at our resort. We have a prime ocean front location to shops and dining. We...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Rooms were a little old but large and clean. Lovely lady who patiently booked trips for us which we then had to cancel as we had to leave early due to the arrival of the hurricane. Lovely view from the balcony.More

Thank 52aussie
Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona ResortResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our resort. We are sorry to see your vacation was cut short due to the hurricane. We are delighted to see that even though you only stayed with us for a short time with us that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been going to Kona for years. We chose the Royal Kona at first because it had good views, Luau and had the Rotary club meetings on site(They don't anymore). We still like for the same reasons. We don't use the resort restaurant very...More

Thank w8aminute
Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona ResortResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your review and for your loyalty to our resort. We love that you enjoy our views and our great location. We have to agree with you that we have some awesome views and delicious Mai Tai's. We would love to welcome...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our stay was wonderful, and would stay there again.Clean rooms, great views and super Mai Tai's. The grounds were beautiful and everyone was friendly showing the true sprit of Aloha! Dont forget to stop in the gift shop, for great coffee and to talk stories....More

Thank Experience66051
Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona ResortResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our resort and for the five star review! We love that you had a wonderful stay with us and that you felt the true spirit of aloha while visiting us. We are delighted to see you enjoyed our...More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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US$153 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Traveller (2 245)
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Questions & Answers
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Gary T
30 August 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha, We have comfortable Serta mattresses. They are not pillow top but they are neither too soft or hard. We hope this helps with your question. Mahalo!
14 July 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha, Our resort does not have a beach we are on lava rock, however we do have a beautiful man made lagoon. We are also very close to near by beaches. Mahalo
Grahame E
4 July 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
Aloha As other travelers have suggested it may be a better and cheaper option to hire a car , even if it is only for the day of your exploration. Mahalo Tara
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"get ocean view for spectacular views"
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"Best and quietest rooms."
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"If you will hang around the hotel, a room facing the ocean would be worth the price"
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