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Aston Kona by the Sea

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was beautiful. It was centrally located in Kona-Kailua. The staff was helpful and friendly. The view could not be any better. It had a washer/dryer and a kitchen with everything you good need to cook your own meals.

Thank angelis77
North Richland Hills, Texas
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32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Kona By The Sea was a very nice place and was very quiet. The accommodations were good. Was a small resort without many amenities which is just what we wanted. Good location out of the main tourist area.

Thank William J
Riverton, Wyoming
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72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, I am still here, but very unhappy about the maintenance of the condo. Today our dishwasher leaked all over the floor, we called maintenance and a maintenance guy came up with a towel. Most of the rungs on the racks are gone. 8 hours later the towel was still there, no note no nothing. We didn't even have a... More 

Thank 307scm60
Edmond, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third trip to the Kona by the Sea property and the Big Island. It has a premier location immediately on the ocean, with gorgeous views. The initial greeting this time was a little chilly, as we were thirty minutes before check in time and told to come back in thirty minutes. No offer to stay on the... More 

Thank OKWanderer
Vancouver, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a room on the third floor, ocean front, in mid-October. The room was very nice. Not brand new, but still very clean and comfortable. Staff was helpful and friendly. It is true the beach is not accessible from the hotel, but not many locations have much beach on this island. No restaurant on property, but stock up on... More 

Thank _pjschneider79
Orange, Ohio
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fifth visit to the Big Island and having stayed both in town and at resorts/time shares on the Kohala coast, by far this location is a great spot. Truly right on the ocean, nice intimate beach area, very clean pool area too. The employees are very nice, the activities representative, Dolly has been a wealth of information and suggestions.... More 

Thank Mark J
Augusta, Kansas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an oceanfront 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite for our family of 5. It was very nicely decorated, very comfortable. The tile work in the showers were beautiful. The beds were very comfortable. The employees were very nice. The pool area was clean and pretty. The view and sound of the waves was the best. Would love to stay... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our family stayed here in October 2016 and loved it. The views of the ocean were fantastic, the pool area was nice and clean and the condo had everything we needed. The location is away from all the tourist shops so it's quiet, but still close enough that you can get them in 10 minutes. The rooms we were in... More 

Thank 744Doug
Centennial, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I just checked out of a 2 bedroom/2bath oceanfront condo from a two nights stay. The only thing this property has going for it is the oceanfront location and it is quiet. The property is in desperate need of renovation. The rooms are outdated, stinky, minimally decorated, and dirty. The 80s sofa in the room we stayed in had a... More 

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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went to this condo and were pleasantly surprised at the impressive ocean view from a first floor unit. We like the use of a full functioning kitchen and 2 full bathrooms. (The plumbing fixtures and tiles needed updating, but everything was functional.) The kitchen is only functional at a "basic" level. Coffee and a refrigerator/freezer. I had to bring... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate, oceanfront resort with breathtaking views and spacious suites. This condominium resort fronts a magnificent rocky shoreline with its own sandy lounging area, outdoor barbecue facilities and more. Located just south of historic Kailua-Kona with its charming shops, dining and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aston Kona by the Sea

Address: 75-6106 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2312 (Formerly ResortQuest Kona By The Sea)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: €196 - €446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aston Kona by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Aston Kona By The Sea Hotel Kailua-Kona
Kona Sea
Resortquest Kona Sea
Kona By The Sea
Aston Kona By The Sea Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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“An "oceanfront" room ending in 05 will have the partially blocked view as are some others. Check with the property directly.”
 of 5 bubbles OKWanderer, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“320 said ocean front, had partial view with some obstruction. Sunsets not viewable from room.”
 of 5 bubbles _pjschneider79, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view from some rooms are blocked by a side wall. Make sure it is a central location.”
 of 5 bubbles 359debrae, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy the relaxing sound of the waves.”
 of 5 bubbles neiltsubota, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get near the southern beach end if you can.”
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 of 5 bubbles B0bbL, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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