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Royal Kona Resort

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

The bar, lobby and pool area are gorgeous and where we hung out most of the time we were on the property. Spectacular ocean view from our room, but otherwise it's a pretty ordinary hotel room. The hotel is clearly an older property, but has...More

1  Thank AZSkibum
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 16 September 2014

Aloha TA family, glad these guests had a nice time and really enjoyed their stay with us. Taking advantage of the fantastic location, great views, and clean well maintained rooms and grounds. Being in the hear of Kona, allows us to have the best location...More

Reviewed 8 September 2014

My husband and I lucked out on a smoking package deal to Kona (never been there but have been to Oahu and Maui) with air/hotel. Of course, before we booked, we did research on The Royal Kona, beaches, weather and the area. All I can...More

2  Thank travellingdixie41
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 9 September 2014

Aloha TA family, great to see these guests from BC had a great stay with us. I appreciate that they did their homework prior to travel, so when they arrived their expectations were met and exceeded! I sent a PM to determine which room was...More

Reviewed 8 September 2014

We stayed at the Royal Kona for a short trip to the Big Island. The first room they offered had such a strong smell of mold that I called and asked for another room. The second room was better but still a slight smell from...More

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Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 9 September 2014

Aloha TA family, I'm glad they shared, and hope they found the Big Island a spectacular destination. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear they did all the homework prior to booking, as if they did they may have known the resort is one of the oldest on...More

Reviewed 6 September 2014

I've been forgetting to post a review of this resort for quite a while... but here it is. A very tired, dated resort that looks fabulous from a distance, but is not memorable once on the grounds. Built practically on the water (back when the...More

2  Thank Sac-D
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 September 2014

Aloha TA family, I hope these guests had an amazing vacation on the Big Island! True, we"re not the newest kid on the block, but we do offer clean, well maintained rooms and grounds, as well as the best location for the best value in...More

Reviewed 4 September 2014

I was fortunate enough to score a corner ocean front room here and the views couldn't have been any more amazing. I realize not all rooms are the same at this property however my room was enormous with 2 full walls of glass providing unobstructed...More

1  Thank cadehoops
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 10 September 2014

Aloha TA family, I'm glad to know these guests from Utah had an amazing stay with us. Loving the beautiful views, the location, proximity to dining, shopping, attractions and more. You can tell they enjoyed all of the wonderful thinks we offer, allowing them to...More

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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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Hironori K
14 May 2018|
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Response from HHR_CustomerService | Property representative |
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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Tina M
17 April 2018|
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Response from JKAinGA | Reviewed this property |
Our room was always clean, and the bathroom and extra sink area were immaculate every day. After asking for an extra towel (I have long hair!!) the first day, they remembered an "extra" each day. The baseboards were... More
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"Balconies in Alii tower may have noise and food smells while the restaurant is operating."
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"Semi-ocean views still have a view of the ocean. The balcony was the best part of the room."
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