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Royal Kona Resort

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

Spent 3 nights here in an oceanfront room in the Lagoon Tower on the 3rd floor. After reading some of the reviews regarding the age of the resort I wasn't sure what to expect. Yes it is an older resort but has aged gracefully and...More

Thank billrd
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 April 2014

Aloha TA family, so great to see these guests from down under found our resort to be the great value it is. Awesome location, great views, food, service. True we're not the newest kid on the block, but we're clean, well maintained and you cannot...More

Reviewed 3 April 2014

We stayed at Royal Kona for 3 nights at the end of March. We had a package that included room, rental car, and breakfast. Overall, great place and would stay there again as we enjoyed our stay. The pluses: Great location Fantastic breakfast in the...More

Thank Rick A
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 April 2014

Aloha TA team, glad these guests shared the awesome things they enjoyed. Yes, we have the best location, great food, great staff, and do offer the best value in Kona. We're working daily to improve the grounds and exterior, as well as constantly changing beds,...More

Reviewed 3 April 2014

It is heart wrenching to write this. But how can an establishment improve unless they are informed and how can the consumer make the right decision about things without good information so they can make an informed decision to get good value for their hard...More

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Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 April 2014

Aloha TA family, WOW, definitely not the kind of review we hope to see..I've sent a personal message asking the guest to contact me direct. As most know, this is not the level of service we strive to provide, I hope to hear from them...More

Reviewed 3 April 2014

We stayed here one night as our condo was not available for the last night that we were in Hawaii. The staff was cordial and helpful. The resort itself~public areas, elevators, courtyards, rooms~all in desperate need of an update. Our condo cost less per night...More

Thank Deborah S
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 April 2014

Aloha TA family, sorry they feel they cannot recommend us, that's too bad. I'm glad they had a nice time in their condo. Our guest prefer to eat out, and have someone clean their rooms while they are on vacation. Different strokes for different folks,...More

Reviewed 1 April 2014

We liked the location of the Royal Kona along the strip and the oceanview/ocean front room. We had a corner room on the 7th floor. Unfortunately the smoke from the daily luaus came up to our room each morning and the noise from the luau...More

Thank PlainsWoman
Response from DofSales, General Manager at Royal Kona ResortResponded 15 April 2014

Aloha TA family, glad these guests shared their insight and concern.. We are definitely a hotel/resort, far from a condo. Yes, we had temporary resrt rooms in January while we renovated our bathrooms, but they were just that, temporary. Mother nature rules, if the surf...More

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US$160 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kailua-Kona
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US$160 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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janahn875
3 January 2018|
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Response from kcastro1385 | Reviewed this property |
No. They only have a regular pool and a kiddy pool.
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Amanda S
13 November 2017|
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Response from Cath C | Reviewed this property |
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7 October 2017|
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Response from GermanaLinhares | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes.
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"Not by an elevator.. Verify with booking agency what type of room you get (read fine print)"
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"all three towers have good views,the bay tower is furthest away from the noise."
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"Best views, ask for wrap around balcony, location hard to beat"
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"Ocean view"
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