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Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

Expedia.comUSD 124*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Napa, California
Reviewed 30 January 2013

.....location is smack in the middle of town/where the action is...had a room on ground level facing Alii Drive...you can hear the action...room was clean but worn...adequate & in the style of 'old Hawaii'/retro...friendly & helpful staff...Uncle Billy was zooming around in his wheelchair making sure all was well! Great Farmer's Market is next door...shops, restaurants, historical places, more, are...

Thank charlotte a
South San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Located in main Kona shopping area and it is very noisy. Each morning 5:30AM - 6AM you can hear various machines that are used to clean Kona’s Ali drive. Inside of your room you can easily hear what your neighbor is doing in bathroom. Room has very small refrigerator, coffee maker but no microwave. Complimentary breakfast includes terrible coffee, juices...

1Thank Vitaliy94080
Reviewed 16 January 2013

I have come to the conclusion that it often is better to take the best room at an inexpensive hotel, than a standard room at an expensive one. Uncle Billy's was quite alright. The location is perfect, and they have a small pool. Breakfast was included although not very tasty or healthy, but the lines for the two toasters became...

1Thank Tjongo
McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Location is great for shopping & water access. Having a fridge in the room was nice. Ice machine was only on ground floor - would have been nice having ice machines on all floors. Complementary breakfast is blah. Looks like they used to have a bar which was closed. We watched a number of people drinking beer by the pool...

1Thank qualitygeek
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 11 January 2013

I thought I was laid back but, Uncle Billy's is way laid back and zI would recommend it to anyone coming to Kona. Centrally located in the middle of it all. Price is right, rooms are comfortable and staff is very nice. There might be some small issues, but deal with it. Take your time and enjoy where you are...

Thank edoetschman
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2013

The ocean front location and charming layout of the hotel make up for the run down rooms. Open air balcony with a view was nice too. The free Wi Fi did not work very well but Lava Java a few doors down had Wi Fi and excellent latte's and food. Uncle Billy's price was great for the prime location. Love...

1Thank Kristine R
Holte, Denmark
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights. It has a Nice location and the roms are OK, except that our bathroom were not very clean; still old soap from the previous guests in the shower and lotschberg of hair at the floor. The breakfast is really bad and guests stod in a long line to ude the 2 toasters,...

Thank JanMarianne
Reviewed 4 January 2013 via mobile

We come to the Big Island every two years, and we stay here for a couple of nights before travelling to Hilo. Uncle Billy who is now 90, doesn't put a lot of money in to a badly needed remodel. Rooms are worn, staff is very friendly and accommodating. I love the central location. If you are picky, don't stay...

Thank GkfromWisco
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 January 2013

I would like to recommend Uncle Billys Kona Bay Hotel to all visitors to the Big Island. Uncle Billys is located in the middle of Alii Drive where there are many restaurants, retail outlets and a night life to choose from. I experienced great customer service as well as good internet (wifi) speed. Also, right across the street there is...

Thank Ken N
San Marcos, California, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We were booked here through an Expedia package. First I'd like to say that the employees were very nice. BUT, this place is a TOTAL DIVE better suited to be rented by the hour. I was totally disgusted by the condition of the room - peeling paint on the furniture, the pocket door to the bathroom came off the track,...

4Thank Iris L

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

Address: 75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1736
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Kailua-Kona
Price Range: $159 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 146
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“Ask for a room on the 3rd or 4th floor”
13kerryl, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a room near the center of the hotel rather than ends near the street.”
MontanaIrish1, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“South side side of Hotel 4th floor”
910sheilag, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We really like the rooms on the side closer to the water/alii street. Can hear the local bands play, but it wasn't too loud.”
N3591ULjenniferh, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor at the back was very quiet but no view. All have verandas”
jenwal23, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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