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Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course

62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
+1 808-882-5400
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Ok, let me start by saying I would probably never spend $295.00 per round for any golf course, but... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
mikeyrod27
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Bonney Lake, Washington
Great course, but OVERPRICED.

My friend and I payed this course in March 2018. We really enjoyed the course, the staff was great... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
grdwyer
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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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Considered one of Hawaii's most unique challenges, this highly-rated 18-hole championship golf course offers dramatic elevation changes and spectacular views; under renovation until December 2008
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Ok, let me start by saying I would probably never spend $295.00 per round for any golf course, but the condo we stayed in came with 4 free passes. What an amazing golf course!! It was very difficult, bunkers like the grand canyon, but spectacular...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

We are glad to hear you had a great time on the greens and enjoyed the amazing views throughout the course. It is always our goal to provide great service to players! Mahalo for your review!

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

My friend and I payed this course in March 2018. We really enjoyed the course, the staff was great. The pace of play very good. The pro shop well stocked. Rental equipment was very good. They give you a couple of sleeves of golf balls,...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

We are happy to hear you both enjoyed your time at Mauna Kea Golf Course and the available amenities provided. You definitely can not beat the amazing ocean views throughout the course. Your valued feedback regarding the price will be shared with the Director of...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

My husband and I once again spent the winter on the island and played this course, as well as the other resort courses, quite a few times, all positive experiences. The pro shop has a great selection of both men's and women's clothing and accessories...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Mahalo for choosing to play at the legendary Mauna Kea Golf Course. We are happy to hear you had a great time on the greens and seeing the amazing ocean views from many of the holes. We hope you visit us again for another round...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Although the price might seem high to some - compared to other top courses it is not. Course condition, ocean views, pace of play, staff/service, elevation changes all lead to great day. Dodging balls from the driving range on the first hole was a little...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Aloha and mahalo for sharing your great experience on the golf course! We are happy to hear that everything was to your satisfaction and you enjoyed your time on the greens. We hope you visit us again and play another round!

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Mauna kea gives you a normal service and is Well overpriced for what you get.All holes look The same with elevated greens all The time.Blind shots to The greens.

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MaunaKeaResort, Public Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

We are sorry to hear that the course was not to your satisfaction and you did not enjoy your time on the greens. Thank you for your time and sharing your review!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Hi gang, Finally in a Hawaii to play golf !! Here on the Big Island chillin’ out I decided to play Mauna Kea. On Hawaiiteetimes.com i scored a 9 am special at $209 ($216 w/tax). Check in friendly, range is about 250 yds long with...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on the greens! We appreciate your thorough feedback which will be shared with the Director of Golf. Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I have played on several gold courses on the Big Island of Hawaii and our favorite is the Mauna Kea Resort Course. There are a lot of wonderful ocean view holes including the second and eleventh - but the par 3 third...More

Thank Howard T
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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Aloha! Thank you for choosing to enjoy a round of golf with us! We are delighted to hear you and your wife were able to enjoy your time and the views. We hope that you both will join us again soon. Mahalo!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Two stunning par 3's and a true championship course The views on this course are the best. The water is so blue! Saying that, this course is not easy as a 140 slope would tell you Many elevation changes and greens heavily guarded by sand...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to review your recent round with us! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the course. We apologize that the clubhouse was already closed but do hope you might get the chance to enjoy should you join us...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

From the time that I arrived to when I left, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Mauna Kea Golf Course. Honorable mention to Derek, who was a very gracious host/starter. The club books in 12 minute increments so the pace is excellent and relaxing. Views...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Mahalo for your honorable mentions and your feedback will be shared with them to continue to inspire them to provide excellent customer service. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time on our greens and all of the spectacular views. We truly appreciate your...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic layout with fairly decent conditions. Greens had been punched recently so was given a discount. Not as well manicured as Mauna Lani South. A very fun course to play with long par 3s and a variety of holes along the way. Club up on...More

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MaunaKeaResort, Guest Services Team at Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Aloha, thank you for sharing your great feedback and tips for future players! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your round of golf, as well as, the beautiful views along the course. We hope you visit us again soon!

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South dakota-914
23 April 2015|
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Response from Coylum | Reviewed this property |
By the way, rent an apartment at Waikoloa through vrbo and drive to the course. Nicer than the hotel.
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Response from Edmund1020 | Reviewed this property |
The Mauna Kea Beach Resort is a hotel so the rooms we have stayed in, 6 or 7 times do not have a washer and dryer. If you stay in the homes, villas or condo up the hill, likely they do.
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