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    Royal Kona Resort

    75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good42%
    • Average22%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “lagoon tower” (150 reviews)
    “private lagoon” (101 reviews)
    “mai tai bar” (73 reviews)
    Wifi
    Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 March 2014

    Yes, this place is dated. When we first checked in we were not impressed. The room we were assigned was not good and we wanted to leave; the front desk staff offered another room, this one with an ocean view. Although the room itself was...More

    1  Thank Christine C
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, I'm glad these guest were able to speak up and bring their dissatisfaction to our attention immediately so we were able to rectify their displeasure. It's so much easier to fix something immediately rather than days or weeks after the fact. True,...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2014

    My husband and I booked this hotel for 3 nights directly though the hotel's website. We booked a package that included a rental car and breakfast. We could not have been more pleased! This hotel has an old Hawaiian charm. The rental car worked out...More

    Thank Samaisto
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, it's nice to see when a guest plans a trip, does a little homework, and makes the commitment to book, that we meet and exceed their expectations. I'm glad they were able to find a great deal on our site, which allowed...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

    My Fiance stayed here it was a really nice place very clean for being an older building. our room was on the 7th floor we had a great view of the ocean and the main street of Kona, I really loved the lani that we...More

    Thank Angie S
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, it's really nice to see that we again met and exceeded our guests expectations. They were able to enjoy the amazing views we offer here, be it from your room, restaurant or just strolling the well maintained grounds. Yes there are sea...More

    Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

    Got bitten by a centipede in my sleep at 3am, lovely... Staff is friendly, location and rooms are nice but the cleaning is not up to scratch. No refunding was proposed as we let staff know about the unwanted visitor.More

    4  Thank Dofre29
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, wow, never an experience you want to have to endure. I've sent them a personal message to discuss personally, rather than on the blog. There is no excuse, other than this critter made it's way into the room and invaded this guests...More

    Reviewed 6 March 2014

    Upon first arriving at the hotel i was a little worried because on first glance its a little dated, But after seeing our room and taking a little walk around the grounds any apprehensions we had about the place quickly went away. The dated'ness of...More

    1  Thank emover
    Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 March 2014

    Aloha TA family, these guests nailed it! We truly have the best location in Kona, and out Don's MAi Tai Bar hosts the best location to view the sunsets, and the local spinner dolphins that frequent the bay. The staff works hard to provide excellent...More

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
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    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$164 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 436
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    • Kailua-Kona
    • Also Known As
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    Traveller (1960)
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    Amanda S
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    Response from IWSBruce | Reviewed this property |
    Depending on traffic no more than 20 minutes. And really easy ride.
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    9 September 2017|
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    Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
    December is the rainy season but the temps are still in the 80's. Kona is on the leeward side of the island so it gets less rain than Hilo. KOA is the nearest airport for access to the west side of the island.
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    "Avoid the Lagoon Tower or ANY time share rooms. Better yet, rent a condo or stay elsewhere"
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    "ask for a corner room, if possible"
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    "Our room had balcony overlooking ongoing renovations of hotel but was ok clean and comfortable"
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    "We didn't try the ocean front but the ocean view in the main tower was really nice."
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