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Boston/Cape Cod
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ended a round-the-island week here, and while the room was pretty standard, the location is spectacular. Easy walking into town to shops and parks, nice little lagoon to snorkel/swim at (watch out for waves though when the tide comes in), and stunning sunsets to end each day. We also loved sitting in the comfy chairs on the restaurant side...

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Kansas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grounds are beautiful and the waves crash right outside the windows. The small lagoon below our lanai was a relaxing place to recover our first day on the island. So many shops and restaurants were within walking distance. The rooms themselves were nothing fancy, but we didn't come to Hawaii to sit in the room, anyway.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I almost hate to share this magnificent place so it doesn't loose its "island" charm and become to commericial. The Royal Kona Resort is my FAVORITE place to stay on the ENTIRE island of Hawaii. I will tell you why. It is not because it is the most glamours, in fact, that's why I love it. To me, it is...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It came down to this or one of those resorts where you're secluded from the rest of the island. I chose wisely. Royal Kona is located right on the rocks, and the waves crash nonstop, never letting your forget where you are. It was worth it to upgrade to an oceanfront room. We had the surf exploding against the rocks...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yearly my husband and I visit the beautiful Big Island and we always stay in the Royal Kona Resort. The staff makes us feel welcome here ( Thank you Ann from the front desk!!!! You are the best. ) A great location, great food ( breakfast buffet is super, all freshly prepared and the serving staff is so very nice...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sitting at Don the Beachcomber bar at lunch while I write this. We have been here for 5 days so far. The hotel is a little dated, but it is not meant to look like a Disney resort. It's very traditional Hawaiian and has the best views in all of Kona. There is no beach as most of the...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here for 1 night last week to check out the Kona side of the island. I highly recommend NOT staying at this hotel. It is seriously dated, the hotel charges a high price but clearly has not made any investments back into the rooms. The bed was that hard that it felt as if you...

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Cressona, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start out by saying these accommodations are a far cry from what I am used to however the room was clean we had a spectacular view. I absolutely love the location not having been there before we rented a car honestly did not need one unless you want to travel to the beach. There is an abundance of...

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Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a one week vacation with my wife. After staying at the Royal Kona Resort we experienced first hand what this hotel has to offer. This resort is located right in the commercial/restaurant area of the Kona Bay and offers extremely easy walks to dozens of good places to eat and shop. The grounds are not large,...

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Canton, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is more hotel than resort. Small, but not cramped room had 2 double beds, microwave (we had to ask for it), a small fridge, and a coffee maker. Nice ocean view to the north, with waves crashing on the rocks and coastal city beyond was very scenic. From our 5th floor room, the noise from the restaurant a/c drowned...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Royal Kona Resort

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: ₹ 11,022 - ₹ 22,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kona Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 436
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Also Known As:
Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“corner suites with ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles TamarahSimone, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Oceanside is the way to go for the fullest experience.”
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“Get Ocean front, It's worth it.”
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“Dont do it!”
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