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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Although this hotel has a good location to the waterfront of Kona, Hawaii, it has some limitations you should take into consideration. It is an older hotel which needs renovations, especially to its air conditioning systems, which are the older wall units and which are very noisy. Although it offers free wireless internet-if you go down to the lobby, they...

1Thank Otty15
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Great location in Kona. Hotel is a bit dated but is very well maintained. The staff iOS friendly and very helpful. They all seem to enjoy working at the Seaside. Thanks for a great stay. Great service and price.

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Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I read the reviews ahead of time. I needed a room for one night that was not expensive, just a clean, safe, good location to sleep. I was so glad that I picked this hotel. Everyone was so friendly and kind. From the person who initially reserved my room to the wonderful lady at the front desk, Pua Maile, we...

Thank marlenefg
Friday Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We stayed here one night after landing at the airport late in the afternoon. It's centerally located, very clean, easy to fine and easy to park and get into hotel. We were able to walk to a restaurant easily and catch some sleep before heading out the next morning for a destiation across the island. This was a fine value,...

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Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

After overcharging us, ticketing our van numerous times because of their ridiculous rules we could not wait to get out if this spot. Horrible rooms, no toiletries to speak of and all the towels and bedding is stained. We arrived late for check in and they had no idea how to find our reservation, it took them an hour with...

12Thank raymakesmerch
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2013

If you arrive at night you might be a bit shocked about all the cockroaches in the common area....they even take a ride with you in the elevator. The rooms are clean though (and we couldn't find any cockroaches there). The rooms are ok. The hotel itself doesn't provide breakfast....but they hand out vouchers for a cafe next door, which...

1Thank gelegentlich
British Columbia
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We stayed here our first night in Hawaii after arriving very late in the evening at the airport. The lady at reception was very friendly and professional. The room was basic but comfy and the view from the balcony was nice and overlooked the pool. Breakfast was included with our room fee (a choice of 3 options) and I enjoyed...

2Thank alittletlp
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The hotel is near the centre of Kona and a great area for the beach and shops. Reception staff was helpful, the room was a good size as I request a high room and the balcony had a great view of the sea (got an even number) sorry can’t remember the number. The pool area was clean and relaxing after...

Thank seacat123
Reviewed 22 October 2013

stayed here for weekend, front desk staff not that friendly, they seem to not enjoy their job. we checked in found the room with cheap amenities, plastic hanger, coffee maker that was totally rusted at the warmer plate area, cheap towels, however, good water pressure in shower and toilet. hundreds of small tiny ants all over our bathroom counter and...

Thank Toni C
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Excellent location in central Kona a stroll away from the beach and shops and restaurants.Great friendly staff which reflect a family locally own hotel.The rooms are big and comfortable and great value for money.The pool is nice and refreshing after a day spend visiting around.There is also a free wifi internet connection in the lobby which is handy.

Thank Patrick C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kona Seaside Hotel

Address: 75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1699
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $186 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kona Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Kona Seaside Kailua
Hotel Kona Seaside
Kona Seaside Hotel Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
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#7 Family Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“Check the rooms for bugs before you get comfortable and ask for a tower room.”
 of 5 bubbles p4s90, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on an upper floor with a beach view (We didn't, and got neither, but the mountainside was a pretty nice view, too.)”
 of 5 bubbles Patty6686, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay for a higher suite.”
 of 5 bubbles Maltinmehipflask, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Basement rooms are bigger, very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles CHRISTIANA460, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms in tower is much better than the garden wing.”
 of 5 bubbles yichuns2015, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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