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Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

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Located on the Island of Hawaii, Kona Bay Hotel offers budget friendly accommodations in the heart of historical Kailua-Kona village. Steps away are shopping, dining, activities, historical sites & cultural events. Accommodations overlooking tropical landscapes, with village and ocean views, allow you to spend your time discovering what our Island of Hawaii has to offer you.
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Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Budget
Centrally Located
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Full view
94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
59Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
35Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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226Photos
11Q+A
100Room tips
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Good location in the heart of Kona. This hotel is in major state of disrepair. You know you are in for it when even the outside of the hotel looks like it hasn’t seen cleaning or repairs in decades. You are paying for the location only - room was dirty, mismatched
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Eww, eww & ewwwww. Good thing we only needed one night. Run down - I can handle that. Sheets and pillowcases that smell like they were left wet in the washer for days??? EWWWW!! It was so bad smelled like ass. Truly. It was late, we’d just flown in so we didn’t go ask for new
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Very nice place; clean, friendly, low budget! It is right in the shopping area, great location to walk to everything! They did have a breakfast, but we didn't get to stay for it. Parking is in the back of the hotel.
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If ur looking for low budget and looking for midtown then this is the place.. expected more but view was nice.. couple quick things that made it not so exciting.. pool was way small hot tub didn’t work and there’s no bar.. very disappointed.. would of liked to just hang out at
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I stayed at this hotel over 15 years ago when I was in school on a girl's trip and it was acceptable then--not great. Well, flash-forward over 15 years and the place hasn't changed AT ALL. This place is in need of a major refresh. The locations is so central and perfect right in
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A room for five persons!
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I don’t know as we were in the main hotel. There is a wing of the hotel across the street that’s right next to the ocean. I would assume an ocean view room would be there. The only way to see the ocean in the main hotel is over the roof tops of the Kona Inn which is across the street.
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what about the ghost woman
Ask at the reception.
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Is there a shuttle from the airport?
no
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We didn't have a kitchenette but we had a fridge and a microwave, but we didn't use it, We used Uncle Billy's as a one night stay until we were able to enter our room at another hotel.
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What time is breakfast starting?
We went over at 6am to have coffee and sit by the pool. Then we ate breakfast after.
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"Building close to ocean has rooms with kitchenette, but smaller than in other building"
"Be aware that most of the air conditioning units are noisy"
"We booked a deluxe room, on 4th floor - there is a lift. Great view form Lanai"
"Go to another hotel...for $10 more, the air conditioner will work and it won't be filthy."
"None - choose another hotel"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 134 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel uncle billys kona bayuncle billyskona bay hotel
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiIsland of HawaiiKailua-Kona
NUMBER OF ROOMS
130
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