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Reviewed 24 November 2012

As sketchy as the name sounds, Uncle Billy's is a quaint little place in the heart of downtown Kona. Everything is walking distance and you can see the ocean during the day and the lights of Ali'i Drive at night! You get what you pay for and if you are looking for a lower priced option it is great! Dont...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Okay, the location is great, the room clean & the price is right but the air conditioner was noisy & more importantly, it didn't work . The room at night is stifling. We didn't have a single good night's sleep . There's alot of noise & loud music from the nearby cafes & restaurants which would have been fine if...

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Collingwood
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Needed a one night stay in Kona without breaking my bank account. Room was clean, bed comfy and breakfast was great - considering it was free! Lots of fresh papayas! Staff was friendly and hotel located within walking distance of everything downtown. It's not the Hilton, but it's not the price of the Hilton either and you're in Hawaii to...

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4Thank Scoopergirl
Pahoa, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 November 2012

If you want luxury, this place is not for you. The location is great but rooms need some work. The staff is nice enough, but the rooms need to be rehabbed . All of the plumbing fixtures were wonky and my ceiling fan didn't work.

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1Thank Kalapanakev
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I am finding it difficult to give a review for Uncle Billy's Kona as there were such differences in quality. We stayed there for 2 nights on the weekend of the "Hawaii tsunami" in October 2012 (which fortunately was a non-event). Uncle Billy's is rather tired looking, our bathroom could have been cleaner and paint was peeling off the wall....

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1Thank Jenny N
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2012

The reviews are honest – this hotel is not new but well located downtown Kona. It was clean enough, its not new but nothing bad to say about it. Every room appears to have a balcony. There’s a parking for 15$/day but we were surprised that front desk staff told us to feel free to park at no cost in...

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1Thank johnnycalgary
new york city
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Though our room was clean and the location was very good, the hotel really needs an update. Everything was old and shabby. Fortunately in Hawaii you don't spend much time in the room. I believe you could better spend your $100 elsewhere.

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Kinderhook, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Stayed here 1 night. Room needed an overhaul very badly. There was a bad smell to the room and the next morning a sewage smell that forced us to leave early. Nothing really good to say accept location and ok breakfast. Would not stay here again!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 October 2012

the good: nice 3 star hotel in the middle of kailua-kona..Its an outdated hotel in the middle of the action...Rooms were cleaned every days. Receptionist was nice, and the kona winds were blowing to cool off the room. Window view was of the palm trees swaying back and forth...Rooms were budget price for a reason, its not a 5-star hotel....But...

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4Thank Tkt2travel
Sendai, Japan
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Our family stayed at Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel for several days and the service was good. This is not a 5-star hotel but a solid 3-star. It is a budget hotel and well worth the cost. It is situated across the street from the Pacific ocean, in the center of Kailua-Kona. Parking is available. Continental breakfasts are served. The...

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

Address: 75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1736
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: €111 - €163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 146
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“Request a room near the center of the hotel rather than ends near the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MontanaIrish1, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“South side side of Hotel 4th floor”
 of 5 bubbles 910sheilag, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We really like the rooms on the side closer to the water/alii street. Can hear the local bands play, but it wasn't too loud.”
 of 5 bubbles N3591ULjenniferh, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor at the back was very quiet but no view. All have verandas”
 of 5 bubbles jenwal23, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“it also offers rooms for smokers also all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles stmedic911, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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