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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Came with my family, including two children, and as we were approaching he hotel there was a man with blood running down his face being questioned by a police officer. As I waited in the lobby area during check in a guest was clearly drunk walking through. Hotel is very dated. Pool is sad with only a few sagging lounge...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had previously stayed at the Royal Lahaina in Maui, which is this hotel's sister hotel and loved my experience. I had the same hopes but they were drastically changed. The hotel itself is located in an ideal location right in the heart of Kailua Kona. We could walk to restaurants and shops. We were centrally located between things to...

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New Brunswick
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed a week on our very first visit to Hawaii. The resort is dated (at least in the tower we stayed, I believe the 2 others are updated inside) but clean. Front desk staff helpful. Wifi very pricey at $10 plus tax per night per device which was the main drawback. Free at the bar area so we non-drinkers...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just arrived yesterday, late. We paid extra for an ocean front. Have to say that this is spectacular views. Also very close to town as I could walk there for coffee and breakfast in 2 minutes. Liz, the receptionist that checked us in was extremely helpful and nice. The downside of this place is it's old. It should have...

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1Thank mnardo47
Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to Royal Kona for the fifth time for a family event being held at another hotel nearby. We love this hotel. We are welcomed like family. The staff are happy to see you, and always greet you as you pass. This time the hotel was quite busy, but it never felt over crowded. The rooms are large, comfortable...

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Antioch, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice size room with a view of the bay and ocean. It had a balcony that we put to good use. The grounds were pretty and well kept. Property is in a good location for food, drink and shopping. All within a short walk. Staff was warm and helpful. Hotel is older but well maintained. The next...

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2Thank nick b
Humble, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean, but in need of remodeling. The carpeting in the halls needs replacing as it gave an unidentified odor, which I don't think cleaning will resolve. If you hope to avoid $12 per day for parking, join one of their clubs. The view of the ocean from the room was good and the location is very good...

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2Thank PlPlJns
Pennsylvania USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal Kona is an aging landmark in Kona that looks like a huge white cruise ship. I decided to stay there on my first night in Kona because it has the best location right in town on a lava promontory. And, I booked directly with the hotel online for $187 a night--a pretty good price for Kona. The view...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was ok. Staff were rude. Room was dirty and dated. Very basic. I would say 2 stars not 3-4. The view was great though, cannot fault that. OHS issues with regards to stairs. There is parking but you need to pay for it and it is insecure and not lit.

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1Thank dpage4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great! The location is tops, right among Kailua attractions, only a few miles south of the Kona airport. Our room was in the furthest south tower, on the south side, overlooking the lagoon. This was primo. The lagoon is a great pace for sunning, with loungers and sand brought in, and a natural salt-water pool. There is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Don the Beachcomber
Don the Beachcomber
Cuisines: American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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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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  • Air Conditioning
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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: ₹ 10,372 - ₹ 14,262 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“main building is noisy, get an outer building room”
tarabV4593ME, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not good for a long stay”
PlPlJns, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Expect to pay more for an ocean view room”
deckyria, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We LOVED our room in the south (of 3) buildings on the south side overlooking the lagoon (and ocean).”
Artistahh, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Refuse a room in the Bay tower”
324pamd, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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