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La Palma, California
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

Friendly people, great location, nice pool, great snorkeling, balconies have views of the bay. Rooms needs some upgrading, but are comfortable. Walking distance to all the restaurants and the best part of alii drive

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DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TA family, another great review from another happy customer. Glad they were able to enjoy all the great aspects of our resort and Kona. Owning the best location, while offering our customers the best value in town, close to dining, shops night life and much more. mahalo,

Cloverdale, California
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This hotel is old but my sister and I, as well as many other family members (there for a wedding) loved it. Yes, things happen (a pipe broke in another room on our floor) but the location and feel of the hotel is true Hawaii. We had a room in the main building (Alli tower) and definitely prefer that tower....

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Aloha TA crew, great to see these guest found the resort to be perfect for their needs and was a great value. I'm glad to know they were able to enjoy the wedding we hosted. Speaking of weddings, we have some beautiful areas to host receptions, ceremonies, vow renewals etc. ocean front and economically priced, as I say over and...

Drummoyne, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Husband and I stayed for a week. We were so excited to have booked an ocean view room - but found out you have to define ocean view-side room or ocean room-front view or ocean room-full view. We still had a view of the ocean but not what I had planned. Still we were able to sleep to the sound...

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Aloha TA family, really nice to see our guests from Down Under really enjoyed their stay. We work hard to ensure the product we deliver is exactly what the customer is expecting. Truth in advertising, and most important, provide great views, staff, food, and of course value. I know we will see these guests again, I will look forward to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Stayed with the family in July 2013. Booked two rooms which ended up on different floors. The king room was cavenous but very very tired. The bathroom was the original 1960's fit out. Booked and paid for an Ocean View room but ended up with a lovely view of the car park. Only two lifts on our tower which were...

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Aloha TA family, sound like although there were a few concerns, I'm hoping they had an enjoyable trip to Hawaii. To clarify, our resort is known for some of the best views in kona. Over 80% have partial ocean or better. Our standard, lead in category does have rooms that look into the mountains, I've sent a private message to...

Reviewed 3 August 2013

This hotel is located close by a water walk area which includes restaurants, shops, and bars. It is a nice area but they close down at 10:00 at night so if you want night life you will not get it there. Each room has a balcony and we had a wonderful view of the ocean and the luau that the...

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Aloha TA Family, great review from more happy customers, it's nice to know we met and exceeded their expectations too. They nailed it, great views, location, food and beverage etc. we appreciate their sharing, and will welcome them back when their travel plans bring them back to Kona!

Silicon Valley, CA
Reviewed 30 July 2013

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 29 July 2013

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2013

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2013

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Reviewed 26 July 2013

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“Some ocean front rooms actually face the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles American_Bureaucrat, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ocean view if available”
 of 5 bubbles jdVancouver, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are the best, be aware that the lanai's have no real seperation”
 of 5 bubbles johngA8896FZ, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You will hear the luau and pool noise on the ocean side rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles CBe987, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Depends on the view you want...we wanted both ocean and mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles Halloweenscreamqueen, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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