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Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

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75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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#8 of 14 hotels in Kailua-Kona
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Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel welcomes you to the Big Island of Hawaii for a memorable vacation. Located on the historical site where the famed Hawaiian King Kamehameha once lived, our beachfront hotel in Kailua-Kona provides ocean views and direct access to Kailua Pier. Our Kona hotel is also a short distance from downtown Kona, Kahaluu Beach Park, Kealakekua Bay, and Kailua Village.

Following a day of Big Island sightseeing, settle into a hotel room or suite at our hotel featuring a private lanai, 37" flat-screen TV, and complimentary Wi-Fi. During your stay, you'll also enjoy our infinity pool, onsite gym and yoga studio, day spa, and white sand beach. Choose from 2 savory restaurants for a delicious meal, complemented with beautiful ocean views. Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is here to deliver your ultimate island adventure.

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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Canoeing
Car hire
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Yoga classes
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Poolside bar
Hiking
Snorkelling
Windsurfing
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Iron
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Harbour View
Business
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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truevans wrote a review 18 Sep
Birmingham, Alabama97 contributions45 helpful votes
This was our first trip to Hawaii, and we chose this hotel based on the location and reviews. We were not disappointed! The location is awesome and we enjoyed strolling down Ali'i Drive daily. The breakfast buffet was pricey, but very good! Also, there are very good restaurants within a really short walk. The staff was awesome, and our ocean-view room was perfect. Highly recommend!!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: I would highly recommend an ocean-view room in the east tower. It was perfect!
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JoFerr wrote a review Aug 2022
Fort Worth, Texas11 contributions35 helpful votes
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We really enjoyed this hotel. The staff was wonderful. Everyone was very welcoming and nice. We had a gorgeous view of the ocean from our room. The food was really good as well as the drinks. The pool and beach were both nice. Coffee shop and ABC store onsite. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. I would definitely come back.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sean S wrote a review 11 Sep
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
After staying in beautiful hotels around the magnificent island of Hawaii for a week (2 Hiltons and a beautiful B&B in the rainforest) all priced at a similar $500- $600 per night this hotel was a giant let down. I'll start with the good- Very convenient for exploring the Kona waterfront A nice beach area Adjacent/on top of a culturally significant location. The Bad Ants in the room "Ocean View" rooms are anything but, the hotel advertises an ocean view that is actually a partial ocean view that in addition to a glimpse of the ocean can include a parking lot, construction site, tennis courts and dumpsters... It transpires that if you want an actual view of the ocean you need to book an Ocean Front room. And that costs extra. If I had been sold a partial ocean view room or a discounted resort view things would have been OK, but it's hard not to feel completely ripped off, due to the blatantly misleading advertising on the Mariott website. We complained and the front desk was very courteous and offered to move us to another room that was allegedly an ocean view but primarily overlooked the resort. Or for an additional fee we could get what I thought inhad paid for already. We took more expensive room, and had an ocean view that was only slightly spoiled by a huge concrete rooftop! Better but still disappointing. If you are on a romantic getaway and expect a view of the beautiful surroundings only book an oceanfront room and specify a high floor or younare guaranteed to be let down.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Book an ocean front room on a high floor
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zach wrote a review Aug 2022
2 contributions2 helpful votes
big Name and Expensive Hotel and They Still Charged Extra on top of Your Stay Breakfast is one of The Worts Breakfast you can have with 35 per person not worth it PAying 700 to 800 per night and you font get what you pay for
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Date of stay: August 2022
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longhong88 wrote a review Aug 2022
San Bruno, California2 contributions2 helpful votes
Good place to stay. Just room services inconsistent. Restaurant didn't open for lunch and dinner on weekdays. Parking was good. Front desk was courteous and friendly. Concierge was very friendly and helpful with local guidance. Recommended.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Migi91 wrote a review Aug 2022
Zurich, Switzerland17 contributions22 helpful votes
Hotel location is good the beach is nice and the Mai Thais at the Bar are great! That‘s all The positives I retained from our stay at this Hotel. The reception is unmotivated, didn‘t even welcome us when we arrived. The bathrooms suffer from wear and tear. The towels were dirty (hairs on it etc.). Certainly nicer places to stay for better price.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Stacy P wrote a review Aug 2022
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I had a very good time at the Marriott! Robert and Manny were very professional. I enjoyed my drinks at the Bistro. Breakfast was very very good! Diane was very respectful and made sure we were told good morning every morning!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Daniel M wrote a review Aug 2022
Los Angeles, California7 contributions5 helpful votes
We were put of shampoo in our room when we arrived for our 5-day stay, amd it was never replenished. The shower drain had hair in it. To top it off, we were hit with over $200 in unexpected fees after checkout.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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queenieduong wrote a review Aug 2022
San Jose, California407 contributions117 helpful votes
We stayed in an average 3star king bed ocean view room 3rd floor (also had pool view). It was no frills and with really small bathroom/closet space. What makes up for the 4star was the resort facilities, staff and access to shallow sandy beach. My 5yo preferred this beach to any other. We did not use the pool but it looked really nice and not too busy. We chose the rate that included breakfast which was good with different protein and carb options each day. There was also an omelet station, but we did not try. Be prepared there may be waitlist due to staffing and spacing (happened both times when we went checked in around 8:45am or so).
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Felicia D wrote a review Jul 2022
Murfreesboro, Tennessee2126 contributions388 helpful votes
I was so disappointed in this property. First the negative: I’d read the hotel was dated, but that didn’t matter much to me. If you’re wondering, yes it is. But stupid stuff that could be fixed, like a broken towel rack. The room was filthy, not only a lot of dust but trash all over the floor. The AC was set on 66, but the room kept getting hotter. It went from 71 to 73. And it kept turning off even tho it was on 71, 72, etc. I called for maintenance. They came in 30 mins, stated the unit was set to turn off for environmental purposes, but he switched it to stop. Even tho it stayed at 73 for two hours….I called three times total in 4 hours, then told them to forget it. (It did get down lower, but AC shouldn’t take 6 hours to get low.). And no, I didn’t have the balcony door open…. Except to look at the “ocean view” that I’d booked. True, there is an ocean view, but only if you turn your chair sideways and sit up against the rail. If there are two people, the second person gets to look at black asphalt roof and another hotel’s balconies. The beds are comfortable, but if you’re 5’2”, allow workout time for getting in and out, because they’re super high. One of the worst, tho, is the lack of drapes or some way to keep the morning sun from shining thru the shutter slats at 5:30a. I am surprised no one has mentioned this. Apparently, all the rooms have this. Now the mediocre: as others have said, the “beach” is actually a small bay and it’s very crowded except early A.M. Now the good: The staff, oh my gosh they are so nice! I made a lot of phone calls on the first night, and every person handled my irritations (about the AC) very professionally. The valet guy was so nice and helpful, even tho I didn’t park my car with him. The location is superb! About a 3-min walk to the pier with tons of souvenir shops and restaurants, and a 10-min walk (uphill!) to the grocery store and shops. The landscaping is beautiful. There is a luau, yoga, a fitness center, a pool and two restaurants. The food (I had ahi nachos) was delicious and service was good. I paid $2100 for 3 nights (room and tax only) and that is BEYOND ridiculous.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Big Island Buggy (0.4 km), Hulihe'e Palace (0.4 km), and Mokuaikaua Church (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Scandinavian Shave Ice, Kona Brewing Company Pub & Brewery, and 808 Grindz Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and yoga classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kamakahonu (0.01 km), Ahuena Heiau (0.2 km), and Ohi'a Cave Historic Preserve (0.2 km).