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Royal Kona Resort

3.5-star beach hotel with spa, near Hulihee Palace

  • Free WiFi
From
NZ$287

Restrictions related to your trip

Anyone travelling to Hawaii is required to have a government Safe Travels account and self-quarantine for 10 days. Some travellers may be exempt from quarantine with proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. Find out moreOpens in a new window

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  • Beach
  • Outdoor Pool
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8.0.Very good.
  • Always stay at Royal Kona when on the Big Island, and happy to report they've undergone…

    Apr 29, 2021

  • Great location and very nice older hotel with fantastic grounds, bar and views on the…

    Apr 19, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Dining options
Convenient
Shopping
Safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 436 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool

What’s around

  • Hulihee Palace - 13 min walk
  • Magic Sands Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Kahalu'u Beach Park - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Kona Le'a Plantation - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park - 4.8 mi / 7.8 km
  • Kona Country Club - 5.9 mi / 9.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Deluxe Room
  • Deluxe Room, Partial Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, Oceanfront
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Corner

Location

  • Hulihee Palace - 13 min walk
  • Magic Sands Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Kahalu'u Beach Park - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Hulihee Palace - 13 min walk
  • Magic Sands Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Kahalu'u Beach Park - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Kona Le'a Plantation - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park - 4.8 mi / 7.8 km
  • Kona Country Club - 5.9 mi / 9.6 km
  • Hawaii Gateway Energy Center - 8.6 mi / 13.9 km

Getting around

  • Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl. Airport (KOA) - 18 min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 436 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Anyone travelling to Hawaii is required to have a government Safe Travels account and self-quarantine for 10 days. Some travellers may be exempt from quarantine with proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (USD 18 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant

Things to do

  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Working away

  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5400
  • Conference space size (meters) - 502
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Year Built - 1968
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Closed captioned TV

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Lotus Center Spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

Don The Beachcomber - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Don's Mai Tai Bar - This bar is located on the beach. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis on site
  • Tennis lessons on site

Nearby

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Kona Resort
  • Royal Kona Resort Hotel
  • Royal Kona Hotel Kailua-kona
  • Royal Kona Resort Kailua-Kona
  • Royal Kona Resort Hotel Kailua-Kona
  • Royal Kona Resort Hawaii/kailua-kona
  • Kona Royal
  • Kona Royal Resort
  • Royal Kona
  • Royal Kona Resort
  • Royal Resort Kona
  • Royal Kona Resort Kailua-kona
  • Royal Kona Kailua-kona
  • Royal Kona Kailua

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 22.95 for adults and USD 12.50 for children (approximately)

Policies

State tax ID - TA-130-995-4048-01

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Royal Kona Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs USD 18 per night.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Don The Beachcomber offers beachfront dining. Nearby restaurants include Humpy's Big Island Alehouse (3-min walk), Foster's Kitchen (4-min walk), and Lava Java (5-min walk).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Royal Kona Resort also has 2 bars, a fitness center, and spa services, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
8.0.Very good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Greet hotel and location

    Mirrah, 7 night trip, Apr 15, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful grounds and private lagoon. Customer service was excellent, and room very comfortable. Would definitely recommend, and will be back!!! Very special 40th anniversary

    Wendy, 5 night trip, Apr 11, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great service and location

    Great location and great service.

    Peter, 1 night trip, Apr 9, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great place to stay!

    Royal Kona was a great place to stay. It was centrally located with lots of amenities. The lagoon and the pool right on the ocean were beautiful, and our room was very comfortable with a great view of the sunset! I would definitely stay here again!

    Ashley, 1 night trip, Apr 8, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Wifi was shotty at best. Ceiling fan was noisy and couldn't use, bed was like a rock

    Daniel, 1 night business trip, Apr 7, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Enjoyable stay!

    The front desk was very accommodating in attempting to arrange a second night stay. Diane herself was very helpful. We enjoyed the location and our ocean front view and the fact that our room had been updated in an obviously older (but still lovely) hotel. The location is great, too, within walking distance of many restaurants and shops.

    Jean, 1 night family trip, Apr 6, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Best staff! Also location and food were terrific!

    Karen, 2 night family trip, Apr 5, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great night in in cool beach town

    Amazing view from the room, so peaceful!! Older building that had some maintenance needs but still very nice. Enjoyed our brief stay!

    Thomas, 1 night family trip, Mar 30, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place to stay-very polite staff

    Overall, it was a very pleasant stay and I would recommend this resort to friends. It is only about a 150 yard walk to restaurants, bars, and stores. Our only problem occurred at check-in. We were a party of three (my husband, my grand daughter and me). We reserved a partial ocean view /king (we brought a twin air mattress for our grand daughter). However when we arrived around 3pm, we were checked into a dbl-dbl room with a "partial ocean view" (turn your head 90 deg to see the water and ignore the expansive roof top that is right in front of the balcony). The price difference between a standard and a partial-ocean view room is small so I would have lived with the view of a roof but there was nowhere to fit the air mattress in the dbl-dbl configuration. After telling the front desk that my husband and I would not get any sleep sharing a double bed, I was told that a king would not be available until the next day. Disappointed and almost resigned to have one bad night, I thought to ask if they had checked for a king room with no ocean view. Fortunately for us, a standard view/king was available so we were able to get settled in without worrying about packing up and moving again. The standard king room was perfect for us, plenty of floor space. There was a bonus because the balcony view was trees, tennis courts and the parking lot; not bad at all. This place was great. Just work with them nicely when solving problems to exhaust all options.

    3 night family trip, Mar 29, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Don’t pay for parking

    We parked on the street next to the resort as there were lots of spots available and it’s free. Overall the location of this hotel is excellent! Right in downtown and walking distance to lots of restaurants & shops. Only disappointment was the rooms didn’t seem very clean. There was hair from previous guest in the bathroom, which the staff offered to clean up. I guess it can happen, but made me question what else is not being cleaned.

    Arun, 1 night trip, Mar 28, 2021

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