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Royal Kona Resort Luau

75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 866-482-9775
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
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75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 866-482-9775
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on this hotel I thought I come and try for myself well the location is perfect yes the hotel is a bit dated but large rooms very clean and tidy with friendly staff worth it just for location shopping centre short...More

Thank richar1aucklandnz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Royal Kona luau twice this year. I came on two separate occasions and both were wonderful. The food is great and the entertainment is even better. I highly recommend this luau as one of the best in the area. The...More

1  Thank foxbow69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first luau and it exceeded expectations. The reviews were mixed, so we expected it to be super cheesy. It was not. There was an open bar, activities for small children, and traditional Hawaiian food on the buffet-- lomi lomi, poi, haupia, and...More

1  Thank KSAngela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The performers were great!! The fire dancer is one of the best in the world. The drinks were included which was nice. The food was standard Luau food. They had a lot of different options which was great. They also accommodated allergies. Overall we had...More

1  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've stayed here several times and have always had amazing service!!! We even had our wedding here last August! The staff is friendly and attentive. We are always treated like family every time were there!

Thank sgoldsby856
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to one other luau and while I must admit that the buffet style food was only marginally better at Royal Kona. But the sunset and setting for the event was great. My kids really enjoyed the show - especially the fire dancer. They...More

Thank Mary U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful Luau experience here. The lines getting in moved quickly and the hosts seated us quickly. No pressure to purchase the photos either. Some of the best luau food we have ever had and the show was fabulous. Couldn't have ask for...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While my wife and I were on vacation we went to to the Royal Kona Resort Luau and had a good time. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 was due to two reasons. 1. The parking attendant had us...More

2  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this luau to celebrate our 3 years wedding anniversary. First luau we've ever been to. Got there early first in line and asked for vip preferred seating which was $7 extra at the door. Table right up front - fantastic...More

Thank Toni Z
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Reading some of the negative reviews about feeling it was crowded and a cattle call I can understand what they are talking about. However, having been to quite a few luau's I am unsure how one could expect anything different. Most visitors to Hawaii will...More

Thank SofiaLeRed619
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Karenza A
27 June 2017|
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Response from Mary-Lynn K | Reviewed this property |
It is recommended that you make future reservations and you have to pay at that time. So not sure how that works. Walk ups are welcome as long as they are not sold out and I know they take cash then.
Robin D
14 December 2016|
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Response from cabinetpat | Reviewed this property |
We go to Hawaii every other year to a different island and we have been to several, this one was the best yet we took my in-laws with us for a week and had an absolute blast at that luau
Kristina M
14 February 2015|
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Response from Carla G | Reviewed this property |
HI, our travel agent got us a discount.