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    Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

    75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1736
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$130
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          • Terrible17%
          17 Mar 2017
          “Needs updating but served purpose. Location outstanding. Internet lousy”
          7 Mar 2017
          “Great location, good price”
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Wheelchair Access
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Restaurant
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 5 April 2013

          Stayed here for 1 night on a 2 night visit to the island. Room was very large (we had "partial ocean view" on 3rd floor. Could only see a tiny glimpse of ocean, but overlooked pool and street so we were happy. In amongst all...More

          1  Thank TheAussieBeachBums
          Reviewed 2 April 2013

          I flew into KONA and needed somewhere to stay as I hadn't pre-booked and thought I'm sure they'll be somewhere available. I stopped into this one and found that it was reasonably priced $75 per night and I thought, that was ok, but their might...More

          1  Thank 613PaulaF613
          Reviewed 30 March 2013

          My father and I had just arrived in Kona after 14 hours of flying, so I really did not plan on doing much. I decided to stay at Uncle Billy's since it is relatively close to the airport (about 10 miles or so), and it...More

          Thank gittinsj
          Reviewed 22 March 2013

          Booked this at the last minute since we had an event we needed to attend. It was all that was left under 200.00! The website made it look much more pleasant than it actually is! This is completely run down, and the rooms are disgustingly...More

          1  Thank MrsAmis05
          Reviewed 15 March 2013

          They REALLY need to spend some money on this cash cow! Dirty, dusty room, chipping painted vinyl walls in the bath, holes in the wall... really disappointed. I'd of preferred a Motel 6 over this dump. Way too pricey for these for what you get.

          1  Thank MMiller63
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$122 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 146
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          redgypsyrae
          What time is breakfast starting?
          31 December 2016|
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          Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
          We went over at 6am to have coffee and sit by the pool. Then we ate breakfast after.
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          B3achL0v3R86
          Do they have cable tvs?
          28 September 2016|
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          Response from Jo S | Reviewed this property |
          Sure they have cable t.v, but did not spend too much time indoors. Kona is too beautiful.
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          Shelby1988
          Hi. Do you provide hair dryers?
          21 March 2016|
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          Response from Jillian S | Reviewed this property |
          According to the receptionist, there is supposed to be a hairdryer in the room. However our room didn't have one so the receptionist found one for us to borrow.
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          "No tip here except to go to a different hotel--dirty, stinky, rooms with bugs are not acceptable."
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          "ask for Uncle Billy's suite"
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          "Ask for a room on the 3rd or 4th floor"
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          "Request a room near the center of the hotel rather than ends near the street."
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