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Royal Kona Resort Luau

75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
+1 808-427-2452
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Kona Submarine Adventure and Royal Kona Resort Luau
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (82 reviews)
“mai tais” (82 reviews)
“fire dancers” (24 reviews)
LOCATION
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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+1 808-427-2452
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"pork"
in 82 reviews
"mai tais"
in 82 reviews
"fire dancers"
in 24 reviews
"reserved seating"
in 19 reviews
"premium seating"
in 18 reviews
"preferred seating"
in 41 reviews
"coconut cake"
in 12 reviews
"earth oven"
in 10 reviews
"buffet line"
in 21 reviews
"shell lei"
in 19 reviews
"great seats"
in 10 reviews
"priority seating"
in 14 reviews
"side dishes"
in 10 reviews
"kalua pig"
in 18 reviews
"ocean view"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful sunset"
in 20 reviews
"the big island"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived restraint from our flight. We stayed at the royal kon a so we hurried from our room to wait in line,the prepaid line was long and had us waiting around unnecessarily,but we talked to the people in line and had a good time....More

Thank simpleyme
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau on tripadvisor. We are delighted to read you enjoyed the show, the Mai Tai’s and the buffet. We value your feedback and are sorry to read you felt the wait time was unnecessary and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked tickets for the Luau and had a great evening. The food was excellent, they slow cooked a pig in a traditional Hawaiian earth oven and then dug it out when every one was in. The ticket price included food, which was a good...More

Thank Sam W
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau on tripadvisor. We are delighted to see you enjoyed the show and that you found food and entertainment enjoyable. We look forward to entertaining you again soon. Mahalo Tara

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling with with friends. My wife and I had been to a spectacular luau at the Plantation in Maui but our friends had never been to one so this was a must for our group. The setting is spectacular - a natural grassy...More

Thank Capnhi9er
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau on tripadvisor. We are delighted to see to see you had enjoyed our show as well as the food. We are honored to see this was the highlight of your trip in Hawaii. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am normally not into entertainment and dance but I got blown away from the show they had put on and it became my favorite part of my trip to Hawaii. The entertainment(luau) was a 10 out of 10 the food was a 9 out...More

Thank Avory B
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our Luau on tripadvisor and sharing your experience with others. We are honored to see you found our show to be Spectacular and that you enjoyed our food, and our service. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food and show. The setting is beautiful and the price was right in comparison to other luaus on the island The fire dancer is last and the line to get in is slow. Long line is why I gave 3 stars.Our 5 year old...More

Thank travel4funwc
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau on tripadvisor we value your feedback and comments as they help us to ensure our guests have the very best experience when visiting us. We are happy to see you enjoyed the food and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, clean room, well stocked kitchen supplies, friendly staff. The front desk was prepared for our arrival with all 3 rooms ready. The entire experience was excellent.

Thank leocrider22
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau with fellow travelers on tripadvisor. We are delighted to see you enjoyed your time with us and look forwards to serving you again. Mahalo Tara

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two things: 1. Most importantly, my 7 year old and I went to this luau the first night here. She woke up vomiting, and was sick for 2 days with that, followed by 2 days of diarrhea and no appetite. She was looking forward to...More

Thank Dakotabear2003
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, We would like to take this opportunity to offer my sincere apologies for your disappointing experience on your recent visit to our luau and that you felt the luau was lacking compared to others. We take the feedback of our guests very seriously as...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We prebought tickets for the Luau. we were not told about an option to get privileged seating which is the front rows which might of been nice. we had General seating which is first come first serve. Once seated it was an open bar. the...More

2  Thank chrisT8325TS
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau on tripadvisor. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed our show from the view to the fire dancer. It is our number one goal to ensure our guests have a memorable experience and...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

First time at a Luau and was very exciting to experience it. We were not disappointed. Yes, it’s a bit slow to get in, but once you are everyone is so kind and friendly. Drinks are flowing, photos to purchase later if you choose. The...More

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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our Luau on trip advisor. We are delighted to see you had a wonderful time at the show and found everything from the menu to the entertainment to be enjoyable. It is our number one goal...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The Mai Tais and the food were delicious especially the Teriyaki beef and, the Kalua pork and the pineapple cake. The show didn't last that long. It was a nice entertainment but not that memorable. The fire dancer and the haka were the most impressive.More

Thank triskell_18
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HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to review our luau at the Royal Kona and sharing your experience. We are delighted to see you enjoyed the Mai Tai’s and found the food to be delicious. We are also happy to see you found the...More

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schnoobie
5 December 2017|
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Response from DRosmaier | Reviewed this property |
It's on a first come first serve basis. We got there about 45 minutes before check-in started and were close to the front of the line. If you want to pay the extra for preferred seating you pay at the time they check you in.
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chester c
9 September 2017|
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Response from BFF1 | Reviewed this property |
Around $80 if booking on line. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday. Not on Thursday. Not on weekends
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chester c
9 September 2017|
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Response from richar1aucklandnz | Reviewed this property |
Hi US$75 each. Lovely hotel and you can swim with the turtles from the lagoon we saw turtles every time we went out .
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