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75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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Reviewed yesterday

The entertainment was first rate. Great music and dancing. I would recommend it, especially for first time visitors.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to other Luaus and this one by far exceeded our expectations. The performances were great and the food was incredible. This was truly an All You Can Eat dinner with huge selection of food. Certainly worth the time and money.More

Thank K R
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Wow, we do not know what to say. It is amazing and exciting to know that we exceeded your expectations. Our staff puts so much hard work in to their jobs, and to get such a fantastic review is more then we could hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful entertainment for the entire family. a buffet dinner is served following digging the pig which has been roasting under banana leaves , and wrapped in layers of cloth. The food was wonderful. Fish, chicken, beef, and pork were served with lots of vegetables if...More

Thank Martha G
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, We are elated to hear about the luau from your perspective. Your enjoyment can be felt through your review. Your appreciation of all of the staffs hard work from the cooks to the dancers is refreshing. We hope your family will join us again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Hawai'i and we wanted to take it all in. So we booked two different luau just so that we can compare and contrast. When my wife was booking the luaus, she noticed that the two she was looking at...More

Thank 877drj
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for your detailed review of our luau. We are delighted to see overall you enjoyed our show. We are happy to see you enjoyed the Imu ceremony. We hope to entertain you again. Mahalo Tara

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been to a Luau years ago on Oahu and it was not that memorable. This one definitely was. Great atmosphere and views (the sunset was a nice bonus right on the beach). Massive amount of food and desserts. Be sure and tip the...More

Thank damont987
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our luau. We are delighted to see you had an excellent time with us and that our staff made the show even better. We will be sure to let the band know how much you loved their music....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel so made it easy for us to choose this luau. You need to come early and wait in line so you can get a good seat; unless you have a reserved table or VIP ticket. Otherwise your considered “general seating”...More

Thank Dora K
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our luau. We are delighted to see you had a wonderful time at our show . We appreciate your feedback and hope to entertain you again soon. Mahalo Tara

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being new to Hawaii, I knew that lots of luau options existed but had no idea how to pick one. I read reviews here and decided to try Royal Kona Resort's Luau. It was a great choice! The atmosphere is wonderful, right on the beach...More

Thank Bonnie H
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Than you for your wonderful review of our luau. We are delighted to see you had a wonderful experience with us and were able to enjoy our truly authentic Hawaiian show. We hope to entertain you again when your travels bring you to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As someone who lives in hawaii and has attended many Luau’s it was disappointing to spend my money on this one. Cheap plastic seats and table clothes, punch bowls filled with watered down cocktails instead of bartenders serving you a cocktail. No options for vegetarians...More

Thank Steven P
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our luau. We are very sorry to read of your disappointment, The true culture of Hawaii is very important to us, and our staff from the performers to the waiters are all dedicated to providing a truly authentic...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our concern booking a luau was with the weather forecast. 40% pop for the whole week almost. And indeed it rained the night we went. They handed out ponchos tho we didn’t get one til later and actually didn’t get to use them. But they...More

Thank Julie S
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Thank you for your review of our luau. We are delighted to see you and your family enjoyed the show. We hope to entertain you again when your adventures bring you to our area again. Mahalo Tara

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Royal Kona Luau with our family and we had a lovely time. Our Luau started with some Hawaiian music and followed with unveiling the Pig then food and show. The highlights were the pig and definitely the show. The fire dancer...More

Thank Darcy H
HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Team at Royal Kona Resort Luau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to give us your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you and your family could join us for our show. We hope that you had a memorable evening. It's great to know that all of the hard...More

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schnoobie
6 December 2017|
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Response from DRosmaier | Reviewed this property |
It's on a first come first serve basis. We got there about 45 minutes before check-in started and were close to the front of the line. If you want to pay the extra for preferred seating you pay at the time they check you in.
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chester c
10 September 2017|
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Response from BFF1 | Reviewed this property |
Around $80 if booking on line. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday. Not on Thursday. Not on weekends
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chester c
10 September 2017|
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Response from richar1aucklandnz | Reviewed this property |
Hi US$75 each. Lovely hotel and you can swim with the turtles from the lagoon we saw turtles every time we went out .
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