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Swift Current, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Arrived in Kona late and unable to get into condo 'til following day so booked at the Kona Seaside Hotel for the night. We missed our turn to the Kona so we got lost right off the bat. I phoned the Hotel and she was kind and compassionate and got us there quickly with her directions! We had an easily...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Paul and arrived very late tired from our long flight..but we were greater with a very lovely young lady named Mailei..who at the moment was checking in another person, Toni was off shift but stayed to help to make sure we all had a place to lay our heads down. And through our 2 week stay we found the staff...

1Thank Paul L
Reviewed 15 February 2014

This hotel is central to all Kailua kona stores & activities. It is not new or super modern, but clean, friendly and reasonable. No whirlpool hot tub, but the pool is good size. The Big Island grill is only a block away. There is an excellent acupuncturist right next door.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We arrived at 10:00 pm and stayed at the Kona Seaside Hotel for one night before heading off to Volcano the next morning. The hotel is right in the town of Kona and close to a small sandy swimming beach. The staff person on duty was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and perfect for our overnight stay.

1Thank Tina B
Reviewed 9 February 2014

SO it could be a decent budget hotel but it's not. The location is ok one block too far away on a busy traffic intersection. The pool is minimal and shady (cold water). The worst is the front desk service and the fact that noting works,*(i.e. apple computer for the quests, ice maker etc.) The ladies at the front desk...

4Thank surferboyVA
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Having stayed at the Maui Seaside Hotel just before this, I can't pretend I didn't have my reservations (not great...) but this hotel was much better. Nice to have a balcony (I think all rooms do) and the decor and room quality was higher than at the sister hotel in Maui. I loved the location too, right around the corner...

2Thank On_Ze_Move
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2014

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Duluth, MN
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This is not a particularly fancy hotel. It is, however, a very nice choice in many ways. You can purchase breakfast along with your stay, which is very good (I had macadamia nut pancakes) and served with a view of the ocean. The location is a very short half block from the hub of Kailua-Kona (the pier). There is an...

3Thank Luke D
Jenison, Michigan
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Started using Seaside when Mom lived in Hilo and we wanted to come to Kona for the weekend. Over the years I have brought my children, my mainland friends, and recently my husband. We like the ease of this location. This time around we had a second floor room ; two queen beds I in room. Very clean, and adequate...

2Thank 50underwatertraveler
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

No need to pay more for a hotel in the thick of the action. Staff are wonderful! They are helpful and more than willing to spend time with you describing how to get to a good snorkeling place before checkout time. It is not fancy, but a good lower cost option for a brief stay.

1Thank Sue5555

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kona Seaside Hotel

Address: 75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1699
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: RM642 - RM819 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kona Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Kona Seaside Kailua
Hotel Kona Seaside
Kona Seaside Hotel Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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#7 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“Be careful where you park!!”
 of 5 bubbles ShadowRocco, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room facing the pool and the street... try a different room”
 of 5 bubbles gary-the-dad, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“our room was in the back - but we were early and they just upgraded our room for free to a larger suite that was available :)”
 of 5 bubbles 910reneek, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Aim for an ocean view,less traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles DaRealAlliG, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check the rooms for bugs before you get comfortable and ask for a tower room.”
 of 5 bubbles p4s90, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
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