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Royal Kona Resort

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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Had 3 days at Royal Kona Resort when we went to Hawaii. Breakfast was made special each day with a view of the whales playing in the bay in front of the hotel. The hotel is central to all at Kona and made getting around so easy. Only disappointing thing was twin bed. They were comfortable though. Staff were terrific...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, glad our friends from Down Under had a terrific stay. I'm glad they loved the views and food we offer, though pretty sure they were watching our resident spinner dolphins in the bay, it's a bit early for whales! Make sure you do your homework, and you too will have an enjoyable vacation wherever your travels take...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Our second stay this year at this gem along way from our Swedish home country. This beautiful resort is right on the waterfront with most of the rooms offering stunning views of the ocean and sunsets. The hotel grounds are kept in immaculate condition gardeners are out before sunrise raking up leaves and flowers that have fallen during the night....

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, it's awesome to see our return guests from Sweden had another stellar stay. It's a long flight, but worth the wait. So nice to hear they appreciate the hard work we do to keep the grounds clean and well maintained, along with our rooms. I'm also glad they enjoy our food and beverage, and yes, we do...

Chico, California
Reviewed 1 September 2013

At my arrival at Royal Kona, which was a part of a tour package, I choose to pay extra and upgraded to a waterfront suite. The room was felt dirty and smelled like disinfectant, the furniture was cheap and peeling, the carpet was stained, the towels also stained, there was mildew in the bathroom. It was the worst hotel experience...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Ouch, sorry to hear these guests had less than a stellar stay, I've sent a personal message to them to investigate further. We strive to provide clean and well maintained rooms for our guests while being the best value in Kona. I'm dissapointed it was the worst hotel experience they've ever had. I only wish they would would have contacted...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2013

This was a great hotel-location,value for money and no complaints-booked for me by manager of Flight Centre Manakau,Esther Paparoa who over past ten years has given me the best advice and service.She booked me for 3 nights but I stayed for six.Did need a car which got from Budget at the airport a convertible Mustang which was great in that...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, so nice to see our friends from NZ had a fantastic stay with us. Looks like we met and exceeded their expectations all around. We truly do offer the best value for location hands down in Kona. We are steps away from additional dining, drinking, shopping, farmers market, historical sites and more. Really glad they enjoyed, we'll...

Reviewed 29 August 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights, we had a corner room on the 4th floor with an ocean view, it was amazing..so relaxing, private balcony, beautiful sunsets, what more could anyone need. Resort was clean with well kept reception areas. If I ever find myself on the Big Island I would definetly stay here. My only criticism was, there was...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, nice to see another well traveled senior TA contributor had a great stay. I'm sure they did their homework first to ensure we were the perfect fit for their needs. They got the room category they desired, and could take in all the wonderful views and sunsets. As a friendly reminder, no matter where your travels take...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Stayed here for 1 night on a Side trip to the Big island. Rooms very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was lovely especially having the magnificent view of the ocean. You sit only with a wall between you and the water. we ate lunch and breakfast at the hotel dining area and enjoyed every moment. Whilst in Kona try the snorkeling...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, great to see our friends from Australia enjoyed their stay with us. Although a quick one, they were able to enjoy the great location, beautiful ocean views, and our great food and beverage. We appreciate that they came to Hawaii Island on a side trip, hopefully when they return, they'll make Hawaii island their main vacation destination!...

Reviewed 27 August 2013

The room was on the top floor and only had only single glazing on huge corner windows. Therefore the air con on the roof and the roof of the next building roared all the time. It was so tiring and spoilt the whole week. I can't think why they hadn't installed noise reduction materials. Plus after travelling for over 26hours...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, Its too bad these guests didn't have a great experience with us. Normally, our guests in the ocean front Alii building have nothing but raves. For the record, I've sent these guests a personal message to determine what room, and exactly when they stayed to research the noise concern. And, a local church was using our meeting...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 27 August 2013

This hotel is an excellent choice for your Kona side getaway! We did our homework before booking this hotel, and we were very elated with our choice! After reading other reviews we kinda new what to expect with our hotel room..Its not the Four Seasons but nor is the price. Our room (551 oceanfront, Lagoon Tower) was very clean, the...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA Family, Need I say more? We pretty much met and in most cases exceeded their expectations. Glad they shared they did their homework, and were pleasantly surprised. For the record, the flat screens are new, and do work! LOL Our goal is to provide the best value, for the best location, bar, food and of course service in...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 27 August 2013

This is my favorite place to stay in Kona. I'm there a couple of times each year and always stay here when in Kona. The rooms are a little dated (some more than others) but the ocean front rooms have incredible views. Upgrade from the "mountain view" rooms to at least partial ocean or you are looking at a parking...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, nice to see one of our many return guests had another great stay. Some great tips as well. Make sure you stop by Don's Mai Tai Bar all day, or from 4p-6p for our daily happy hour specials. They nailed it too, we have the best views in Kona! Come see for yourself, call your favorite travel...

Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The Royal Kona looks like a cruise ship parked on the beach very appealing. We checked in for a overnight/ in between travel night. We paid for a ocean view and we got a partial on the side overlooking a messed up roof. We can handle that, its only one night. We went out for a nice dinner and got...

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, Our resort is location on the best spot in Kona, steps from Alii Drive, shopping, dining, night life, farmers market etc, super convenient. Unfortunately, as we are limited service, and do not offer room service. It's unfortunate they were expecting what we could not provide, but I'm glad our staff is empowered to make decisions, and was...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Don the Beachcomber
Don the Beachcomber
Cuisines: American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Royal Kona Resort

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: €137 - €195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kona Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 436
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Also Known As:
Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“Ocean front”
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“Ask for an ocean view.”
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