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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection is located on Hawaii Island's Kohala Coast at at Kauna’oa Bay. Legendary, timeless hospitality. Exceptional value. No mandatory resort fees.
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Property amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Meeting Rooms
Tennis Court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Room Service
Public Wifi
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Grade: 52 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
4Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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This is one of the most picturesque spots in all Hawaii. Try the Manta Restaurant and order the fresh catch of the day. After dinner peruse the the halls and see the collection of art that inhabits the walls or go to the waters edge to try to see the Manta rays surfacing. You
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Response from MaunaKeaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
Responded yesterday
There is always so much to do and explore here at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Mahalo for joining us to experience it all!
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All restaurant reservations and food service was great. Rooms were beautiful. Service was fine. We spent time with the entire adult family and used all the facilities. No one had any complaints. Concierge made outside dinner reservations for us. We were pampered.
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Response from MaunaKeaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
Responded yesterday
We are honored that you have chosen to stay with us for your family vacation along the Kohala Coast! It was truly our pleasure to welcome you all and continue to provide wonderful service throughout the resort including your dining experience at our restaurants. Thank you again and we hope you all have the opportunity to visit us again!
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Expensive ... yet it is worth it!

Wow! What a great hotel!

I was simply amazed everyday at how good all of the food is, how wonderful the Staff is and how beautiful the area is.

You can swim with the Manta Reys at night, you can lay out on a beautiful sandy beach and teh wat
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Response from MaunaKeaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
Responded yesterday
We hope you created many Mauna Kea Moments with us enjoying everything it has to offer! Mahalo for joining us and your recommendation to others. We look forward to serving you again!
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Imagine walking into a hotel lobby that's open to the ocean breezes, then stepping up to a front desk that welcomes you in low key Hawaiian style. I know of only two venues on the Big Island that fit that description. The Mauna Kea is by far the more reasonably priced of the t
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Response from MaunaKeaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
Responded yesterday
Aloha and mahalo for learning and appreciating the legacy of the resort! We welcome our guests with the beautiful ocean views and breezes and by continuing to serve them throughout their stay with the spirit of Aloha. Nothing beats the magic here at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and thank you for joining us to experience it!
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This is a beautiful property, with fabulous views and what is likely the best beach in Hawaii. But in terms of service and clientele, it has become much less than it was in the past. Manta Restaurant service last night was quite poor: 1/2 hour wait for the server to ask if we wan
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Response from MaunaKeaResort, Guest Relations Manager at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
Responded 3 days ago
Aloha, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection for your travels along the Kohala Coast. We are truly sadden to hear that we have fallen short of meeting your expectations and our goal to continue to provide our loyal guests with exceptional experiences. Rest assured your valued feedback will be shared with the hotel management team as areas for improvement. We will continue to work with our staff to ensure attention to detail to help address your mentioned concerns. We are sorry to hear that you will not be returning but hope you choose to stay with us again so we may have the opportunity to restore your confidence in Mauna Kea that you have come to know and love! Mahalo!
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Can I use my Marriot points to upgrade rooms from deluxe golf view to ocean view? How many points per night would it be?
FWIW as a Marriott Platinum they upgraded me to an ocean view room
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Hi travelers!! how was your experience with the kids club!? I saw on the website 1/2 and full days. My daughter is 5 and loves kids clubs because it’s a fast way to make friends. The 1/2 and full days sorta sounds a little inflexible and needed to reserve in advance....
I didn’t know there was a kids club. I have seen so many facebook fans club for different hotels. You can join the one for that hotel and keep contact with either members or fans who can give you more detail info.
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Trying to decide between Hapuna Beach and Mauna Kea Beach hotels for our upcoming vacation (6/26-7/6). I know there is construction going on at HPB in/near the north tower (on the building being converted to condos), so MKB seems to score higher due to no construction...but other than that HPB sounds like the pools are nicer/larger and the rooms bigger and renovated, both have same gorgeous beach. What else would you decide on and any insight for those that have stayed at both?
No need for a pool in Hawaii :) They're both beautiful I like Mauna Kea a little more, even if you don't stay at Mauna Kea you need to go to their Luau, best in the Island.
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Are there any interconnecting rooms at the hotel on the gold floor or any suitable for a family of four with 2 bathrooms
There is no gold floor
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Best luau for families with four year olds
If quality of food is not important to you and you don't MJ d paying $120, then yes, it's great for Families with small children
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"Top floors are the quietest."
"ASK and pay for the room you want"
"I like the deluxe rooms"
"Go ocean view, but balconies hot in the afternoon but so worth it"
"don't come here"
US$ 471 - US$ 1,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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