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Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I remember seeing this before it went through some heavy renovations almost a decade ago and it has come a long way. I had stayed here a few years back with my Grandma while on vacation. I returned recently for a business trip and nothing has changed. I suppose there is a charm to having that little hotel on the...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I were so looking forward to staying here - but when we arrived we were sadly disappointed. This hotel is a 'sinking ship.' Once I am sure it was the 'talk of the town." Now, however, the signs of neglect are everywhere. The view, however, is 100% wonderful...and we are willing to put up with mediocre accommodations...

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3Thank Diana S
Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

THE ROYAL KONA RESORT aka “LAGOON TOWERS” When we arrived that evening the MAIN building was stunning we were very excited after traveling for more than 18 hours from Kansas to Kona Hawaii! The MAIN building looked like the photo on the website…However that was not where we stayed we stayed across the parking lot in the “Lagoon Towers” it...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 3 nights in an ocean view room and were very happy with our stay. It is an older hotel, but the rooms were nice and clean. The view from our room was excellent, much better then we were expecting. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was a decent size. I've stayed at some high end resorts and...

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Forfar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Check in wasn't until 4pm but we arrived early and the helpful reception staff were able to give us a room. Walked into the room and the smell hit you as soon as you walked in. It smelt like really bad damp. It was awful. If it wasn't for the fact we were to be out of the room all...

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1Thank Sparky1071
Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sooooo...everyone has their own traveling style - and what is and is not important! Definitely not a luxury resort. And, if you prefer condo style with the ability to make simple meals or even just heat up leftovers, this isn't the place. It is a motel, with only a micro mini fridge and itty bitty coffee maker. Ice machines are...

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Hyde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel itself is a bit tired including the rooms. However, the area around it is interesting and cozy. A good variety of places to eat and drink. It has a bit of a Caribbean feel to it. Nothing out of the ordinary and quite expensive. A big disappointment is that NOTHING is included, you have to pay for everything...

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Waco, Texas, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grounds are beautiful. The hotel could use a little renovation, but it is clean and comfortable. The location is super, and very close to restaurants and shopping in Kona. The staff is quite available and helpful.

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Longmont, Colorado
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A must do on your vacation. All you can eat buffet, open bar, beautiful sunset view. Fabulous talented group of performers. From the band to the hula dancers...and that Fire dancer Wow!! The Luau was great food. You can try local foods maybe you always wanted to try. We walked from our timeshare, very close to everything. Greeted with a...

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bc canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just spent a 'stay put' week vacation at the Royal Kona and would definitely recommend. By stay put, I mean I did not have a car and my walking ability is somewhat restricted. But this location allowed me to easily walk from the hotel along the several blocks of Kona shops and restaurants with lots of places to stop...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Royal Kona Resort

Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $203 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kona Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 436
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Also Known As:
Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-Kona
Royal Kona Kailua
Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/Kailua-Kona
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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“Ask for Ocean Front”
 of 5 bubbles DianaS96, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites in the Main Tower; Front side of Lagoon Towers great ocean and garden views; it's all Good...you are in Hawaii!”
 of 5 bubbles TeeHGee, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend an ocean view room.”
 of 5 bubbles KennethR86, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a designated ocean view. Rooms facing north have the view of Kona, south gets morning sun.”
 of 5 bubbles murphyBcCanada, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles paulhU2608GM, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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