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Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 May 2013

After our careful review process of TripAdvisor ratings on Kona area hotels, Mauna Lani received one of the best ratings. We booked our stay as a vacation package from May 2, 2013 - May 10, 2013. After our arrival and the complimentary valet, we were presented with leis, delicious juice, and a refreshing moist hand towel upon check in. Quite...

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West Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Chose this hotel blindly thru a travel website - and then decided to get married there - what a great choice! The hotel has wonderful grounds to walk and take in the history of the island. Turtles come ashore to sunbath, snorkeling right off the beach is excellent, plenty of chairs poolside and oceanside for use and a pleasant room...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We stay at the Mauna Lani Terraces, just a stone's throw from the Mauna Lani Hotel. We often walk over to have breakfast or lunch or a drink at their outdoor bar. This year, the business groups that the Mauna Lani hosted from May 4- 9 had outdoor parties, etc. There was also a wedding. We are not prudes but...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 May 2013

My husband and I just stayed six days at the Mauna Lani and we loved it. The property is uniquely beautiful with gardens and preserved ancient ponds stocked with beautiful tropical fish, manta rays, and tortoises. The hotel structure is very open, well set in its environment and lacks pretentiousness. It is not contrived or touristy but very comfortable. The...

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4Thank Joan H
Folsom, California
Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

We've been going to the Mauna Lani since it opened in 1983 and it is still the most beautiful, peaceful, incredible hotel on all of Hawaii. The staff is the best anywhere, the food is awesome, the scenery is unparalleled, and the overall experience is the wonderful Hawaii that one fantasizes about. Yes it's expensive but worth every penny. Rejuvenate...

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2Thank mlk18
sydney
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We are a family of 3 and stayed 4 days at this beautiful hotel. The check inn process was average but from then on it was all of high standards. Rooms are clean and roomy, most of them will have some partial ocean view unless you are facing the mountains. Hotel is located in a idyllic location with beautiful gardens,...

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Seattle
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We enjoyed 7 days at the Mauna Lani. The rooms are large and comfortable and we had an excellent view. We had a great time on the quiet beach, where we watched Sea Turtles coming to shore, net fishing demonstrations, swimming and snorkeling. At night we'd go down and lay on one of the hammocks rocking in the breeze and...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 7 May 2013

I stayed a week at the Mauna Lani and it was a great time all around. The hotel room was beautiful, the food in all the restaurants was excellent and the staff was very helpful and friendly. The location of the hotel is perfect. All the equipment on the beach is free to guests and they set up your lounge...

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Arlington, VIrginia
Reviewed 6 May 2013

While sitting on a chaise lounge on the beach watching the sunset, my partner asked how one place could be so perfect. That just about wraps it up. You are steps from the ocean and an uncrowded beach (it was when we were there). This resort is a wonderful place to spend a holiday. The rooms are large, comfortable and...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 2 May 2013

The Mauna Lani is my favorite hotel on the Kohala coast, surpassing the Mauna Kea, Fairmont and Hapuna Price all of which I've had the pleasure of staying at. It doesn't even belong in the same mention as the lower-end hotels like the Hilton or Marriott, those two are in a much lower league. From the moment you are greeted...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bay Terrace
Bay Terrace
Cuisines: American
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  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
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Additional Information about Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

Address: 68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9726
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Puako
Price Range: €283 - €562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows 4.5*
Number of rooms: 345
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Also Known As:
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel And Bungalows
Mauna Lani Bay Resort
Mauna Lani Resort
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Puako
#1 Family Hotel in Puako
#3 Spa Hotel in Puako
#3 Luxury Hotel in Puako
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Puako
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