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    Royal Kona Resort

    75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
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    “lagoon tower” (151 reviews)
    “private lagoon” (101 reviews)
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 1 March 2014

    The Royal Kona Resort, circa 1962, is a mid-range resort located on the waterfront in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. At fifty plus years, it is one of the older resorts on the island and although well maintained, the resort is showing its age. The grounds are...More

    1  Thank michael_smith56
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, wow, what a through review! sounds like overall they enjoyed their stay. They offer some great tips, however they mention we do charge for wifi in the rooms, we have a complimentary hot spot at Dons Mai Tai Bar, enjoy the dolphins...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2014

    We started off our 10 day honey moon in Kona, we stayed at the Royal Kona for 3 nights. While we LOVED our view of the ocean, the bed was the most uncomfortable thing I've ever experienced. We were in the building off to the...More

    1  Thank tracyt77
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, sorry to hear their bed was uncomfortable, we are in the process of changing our beds in that tower as we speak. I sent a personal message to determine which room they occupied. We do have rooms with amazing views, and our...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2014

    Clearly what once was a beautiful property is now in desperate need of renovation. At best the front desk staff was friendly but not out of their way helpful or cheery. From check in you walk down hallways which are in need of fresh paint...More

    1  Thank joltinjoe60
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, ouch, two zeros in a row. Sorry these guests throughout the hotel was in such bad repair. Although we are not the newest kid on the block, we pride ourselves on providing clean well maintained rooms. Sorry we didn't wet their expectations.

    Reviewed 28 February 2014

    First impression from the outside is good. A little old but nice. Then we went to our room. Gross...It smelled musty and old and we could not even put our clothes in the drawers because they smelled so bad. We ended up buying a candle....More

    Thank Veggiegirly
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, it's disappointing to see these guests had such a bad impression and stay, I've sent them a personal message to see if we can make things right. Sorry they had a disappointing stay.

    Reviewed 27 February 2014

    Clean spacious rooms with kitchenette. Great view of the ocean and the bay. Could see dolphins jumping out of the ocean from our balcony. Short walk to town and all of the restaurants etc. The Kamare Indian restaurant down the road was the best Indian...More

    Thank kdonBrisbane
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 1 March 2014

    Aloha TA family! Great to know these guests loved the views from our hotel, they also took advantage of the great things we offer. If you love the dolphins in the bay, you'll love our private lagoon, where we have Honu, green sea turtles visit...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$ 161 - US$ 315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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    Traveller (1930)
    Room & Suite (631)
    Pool & Beach (236)
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    katnatjohns
    8 October 2017|
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    Response from IWSBruce | Reviewed this property |
    Depending on traffic no more than 20 minutes. And really easy ride.
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    9 September 2017|
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    Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
    December is the rainy season but the temps are still in the 80's. Kona is on the leeward side of the island so it gets less rain than Hilo. KOA is the nearest airport for access to the west side of the island.
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    11 July 2017|
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    Response from DofSales | Property representative |
    Aloha, I'm sorry, we do not rent or have golf carts or mobility scooters, though there is a company on the Big Island that does rent scooters, deliver and pick up as needed.Search bannixhawaii. Mahalo!
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    "Bay Tower, ocean side. Lovely view. Ali'i Tower is also nice, even a partial ocean view, but you get..."
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    "Overlooking the ocean only if you like the sound of waves crashing."
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