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Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort

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Edmonton, Canada
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63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family felt so relaxed. The condo offered everything we needed and more! The pool area was clean and staff are friendly. The access to the beach allows for quick little visits of you don't want to commit to a whole beach day. The shops are all great little walks, plus two great courses for golfing. I was able to... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in unit 3B. This was our 9th trip to the Big Island and 3rd time to stay at Kolea. We love that we can walk to the beach and to shopping. Building 3 has views of the ocean. We spent our 3rd Thanksgiving here. I can't say enough great things about the location!

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Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Our family stayed for seven nights in a two bedroom condo (9L) at Kolea. The property was beyond gorgeous and in an immaculate location. After extensive research, we zeroed in on this location because it was the only true ocean front property in Big Island with access to a swimmable beach. We enjoyed taking a walk along the gorgeous Anaehoomalu... More 

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Owings Mills
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Came for a work related function at the Hilton Waikoloa. Learned years ago if possible to not stay at a hotel and instead rent a condo/villa, especially in Hawaii. Once again we made the correct choice. The place is great. Big kitchen with high end appliances. Fully air conditioned. Deck with grill. Need to make sure you get one that... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

For family fun in luxury, Kolea is it! Beautiful homes and condos, a fab spa/pool/etc, and path to beach. Close to shops and restaurants and the incomparable Lava Lava Beach Club for happy hour. Treat yourself next time you're on Big Island...stay at Kolea.

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Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you're debating between the Hilton Waikoloa and Kolea, go with Kolea! We did and are very happy with our choice. We booked Unit 9L, a 2 BD/2BR condo for a 7 night stay. Beautiful unit, tastefully decorated. Very clean condo, great condition. Plenty of room to spread out for a family of 4. Beds were very comfortable with soft... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We've visited one of the Hawaiian islands almost every year for the past 10 years... and we often rent condos... This is BY FAR the nicest one we've ever had the pleasure of staying in. It's in a newer complex closest to A-Bay (aka the beach), however it is next to Marriott so if you are looking for something more... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Kolea is a lovely gated community, if that's what you are looking for. The villas are well-appointed with elevators to access higher floors which is great with kids, groceries and baggage. The beach club is comfortable, clean and elegant and A bay is a fine beach and access couldn't be easier. The water is clean and warm and there are... More 

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Monrovia, California, Usa
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I have to say that it is rare to find a place where the website does not do it justice. Kolea is that place. The condos are stunning and well stocked with everthing you need to cook lovely meals and even entertain friends. The beach club is quiet and clean. The staff is so friendly and helpful. There is not... More 

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San Diego
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The condos offer all of the comforts of home and then some. The furnishings differ in each condo, but it seems that everything you will need to enjoy the surrounding is readily available. In our condo there were plenty of beach towels, beach chairs, and boogie boards to enjoy the day at the great beach that is walking distance from... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kolea Beach Villas, the only villa resort with direct beach access in the exclusive Waikoloa Beach Resort is reserved for those seeking privacy and privilege while on vacation. Resort amenities include an infinity pool, jet spa, mini-lagoon pool for the kids, Health Hale fitness cabana, and the Kolea Beach Club. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort

Address: 69-1000 Kolea Kai Cir, Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-6720
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kohala Coast > Waikoloa
Price Range: RM2,552 - RM2,810 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Ground level, in the middle offers complete privacy for when you are cooking / eating / reading outside, which we really enjoyed.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnsonsEdm, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any unit”
 of 5 bubbles GlobetrotterDuo, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Walk to A-Beach-turn left & walk to Lava Lava Beach Club or turn right to walk on a beautiful path to the Hilton”
 of 5 bubbles janwill997, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“9L was close to the beach club and had lovely views. The furnishings are nice but getting a little dated and worn.”
 of 5 bubbles 119carolineg, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All condos are spacious and close to the action.”
 of 5 bubbles Roquemama, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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