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Royal Kona Resort

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Reviewed 5 December 2014

I booked this resort based on some reviews having never been to Kona. Many negative reviews must be taken with a grain of salt as some people can never be satisfied. It had been an 18 hr day flying from Pennsylvania and my luggage had...More

1  Thank Louis N
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 17 December 2014

Aloha! Glad our first time guest from PA had a wonderful time. He nailed it in regards to some of the negative things you read, hence the reason I usually say, "read between the lines" Granted we're not perfect, we strive to provide a great...More

Reviewed 5 December 2014

First time on B. Island. And boy were we disappointed w/ R.K.Resort. From paying for wifi, rooms have old furniture, ours had little cockroaches were crawling out of sinks, night tables. They upgraded us to a corner suite, which had a stunning view, but it...More

2  Thank Jenny D
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 17 December 2014

Aloha TA family, wow too bad to see how dissapointed these guest were. All I can suggest is that wherever you travel, please do your homework! make sure your budget matches your pocketbook. Our resort is not the newest on the block, nor do we...More

Reviewed 4 December 2014

My wife and I stayed here when we got married on Kukio Beach. The room was very nice, and the resort had plenty of comforts. The luau is well worth the money if you'll be there for it, and laguna is a nice place to...More

1  Thank Derek V
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 17 December 2014

Congrats to these happy honeymooners! Glad our resort was perfect for their needs. Take heed of their great tips on rooms and of course the lagoon, where we have large, green sea turtles on occasion. Not only is our location the best, you can quite...More

Reviewed 3 December 2014

We stayed here for 7 nights in late November. The room was very clean,mother water was hot, and the staff were excellent. The room was an ocean view and had a mini fridge...great to keep the papayas, pineapple and beer cold. Air-conditioning was efficient and...More

2  Thank Linda M
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 17 December 2014

Aloha TA family, awesome to see another guest from Canada got it right! Yes, we're not the newest kid on the block, nor do we charge their prices. We are clean, well maintained and offer the best value in town. Great views, ambiance, staff and...More

Reviewed 2 December 2014

We read reviews here for the Royal Kona and were hesitant to book our trip. We were torn between this and another hotel and after spending the week we are so glad we booked the Royal Kona. Firstly, the location is perfect! A 5 minute...More

5  Thank AMXdreamer
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 17 December 2014

Aloha TA family, great to see we've made our Canadian friends vacation a spectacular one. Definitely, do you homework, research and read between the lines when making your reservations wherever you stay. We are marketed as the best value for the best location in Kona,...More

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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$157 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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elliottsuk
9 June 2018|
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Aloha At this time we are not affected by the volcano. Mahalo Tara - Customer Satisfaction Specialist
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Hironori K
14 May 2018|
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Aloha Unfortunately our standard rooms do not fit a rollaway with two double beds. For your needs one of our suites maybe a better fit we have our ocean Kailua Bay Junior Suite, our 2 bedroom ocean Kailua Bay Junior Suite... More
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Tina M
17 April 2018|
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Aloha There are many attractions in our area such as the coconut grove market place as well as tour companies that help set up excursions for our guests as well for exploring the island. Mahalo Tara
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"Get an ocean view. A bit more money but worth it if you are staying a few days."
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"Ask for pool view; can also see the luau from yuor room if you get 4-5 floors up."
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"Get the ocean view - worth it"
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