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nevada
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We frequently stay at Aston managed properties because they generally "get it", and their general managers consistently work to overcome any issues within their control and don't shed the responsibility to someone else. A rare trait these days. Compared with other ocean front condos in the Islands, this is best combination of location, ocean view, room quality/amenities and price. The...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing how great our property and staff with great leadership can be. We review each feedback investigate and make any improvements we can. Thanks for staying with us and return very soon. Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Kona by Sea the week before last. Our room (207) was very spacious and had a lovely view. The kitchen had a rice cooker, microwave and coffee maker - all it needed was an electric kettle. we liked being a little bit out of town where it was quiet. Unfortunately our plane from Australia arrived...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Your feedback allows us to improve our guest experiences. We hope you will return and allow us another opportunity to be a part of a great Hawaiian Vacation. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Vancouver BC
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We have now been to Kona many times and have stayed numerous times at the Aston Kona by the Sea property. Despite some arrival check-in issues and frustrations, this property is consistently reliable. Each year we return, it is as though we had never left. Guests drift in and out, but things remain reliably the same. Each morning the small...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We appreciate the detailed review which our readers will find very helpful. We apologize that your arrival was not perfect but happy your experience with us was great. As always we value our guests feedback it helps us continuously improve our services and product. I am confident upon your return your stay with us will be great from start to...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 31 March 2013

This was a small condo with a great view of the ocean if you get an ocean front unit. You can watch surfers who frequent the waves here. They have a nice pool and sand area above the beach. No actual beach access, however, unless you want to take a chance on the lava rocks out front. Staff was friendly...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your review. Yes we do have the best ocean views. Please return very soon! Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

sylmar
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We had a relaxing five night stay in a beautiful 2BR 2BA oceanfront unit. The unit was very spacious and the lay out over all was very accomdating sliders from both livingroom and master bedroom ( with a picture perfect view of the ocean). The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable.Too top it all off they have there own well...

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We are always very happy to be a part of a great Hawaiian Vacation. We are proud of our staff and property. Please return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Vancouver,WA
Reviewed 9 March 2013

2nd visit to this property, most recently for 5 nights in 2BR room in Feb 2012. Well-appointed room with nice lanai, 4th floor (room 417). Beds OK, but not up to hotel standards these days. Roomy master BR and bath. Very nice kitchen. Property has nice "beach" at front of property (since property sits on a volcanic outcropping that is...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we appreciate the opportunity to continuously improve our services and product. We sincerely apologize for the misunderstanding regarding the unit you received. We regret we did not realize your dissatisfaction while you were here. We understood your request to remain in the unit at the reduced rate was to you satisfaction. We can only hope...

Rainbow City, Alabama United States
Reviewed 8 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed for six nights in room 220. Beautiful room! We had 4 adults in a 2BR 2 BA oceanfront unit and it was very spacious, nice layout, lovely furniture, sliders to balcony from both LR and MBR. The second bedroom had two single beds. Closet and dresser space was more than adequate. Gorgeous views of the ocean, the palm...

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eagle10, Guest Relations Manager at Aston Kona by the Sea, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment of how different it is from large resort hotels where we take pride that our staff understands that we make the difference. We all hope you will return and be a part of our family (Ohana) once again. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Late in getting reviews from our Sep 2012 fall vacation. Stayed 13 nights at the Aston Kona, would stay here again in a heart beat. Had a second floor ocean front 1 bedroom 2 bath condo. Very large, spacious, had everything we needed. Units are indiviudally owned so the decor does vary. Everything was functional, a/c through out the unit...

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Aloha it is never too late our readers appreciate your review. Thank you for the great review and hope you will return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We needed a hotel for part of a day at the end of our vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii. The front desk manager very kindly agreed to rent us one of their vacant rooms for a reduced rate. When we checked in, the front desk clerk assigned us to the nicest room they had available which was ocean...

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We were more than happy to help with your short stay with us. I am confident when you return you will stay longer. Thank you for reminding our readers how great our staff is and the reason for many returnees. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2013

i would highly recommend Kona by the Sea. all rooms face the ocean and you can watch the surfers and whales from your lanai. our room was a 2 bedroom=2 bath and was very roomy. the staff are very pleasant and the pool and hot tub were very clean. the staff clean the bbq grills every night and they were...

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Thank you for staying with us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be sure to find other recommendations for your dining pleasure. Please return very soon. Mahalo Brian Hirata Guest Service Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate, oceanfront resort with breathtaking views and spacious suites. This condominium resort fronts a magnificent rocky shoreline with its own sandy lounging area, outdoor barbecue facilities and more. Located just south of historic Kailua-Kona with its charming shops, dining and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aston Kona by the Sea

Address: 75-6106 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2312 (Formerly ResortQuest Kona By The Sea)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: ₹ 13,769 - ₹ 24,047 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aston Kona by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Aston Kona By The Sea Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Sea
Resortquest Kona Sea
Kona By The Sea
Aston Kona By The Sea Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“Ask for one nearest the beach. Ours was a overlooking the carpark.....very noisy.”
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