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Royal Kona Resort

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Beach nearby, beach massages
Beach nearby, beach massages
Beach nearby, beach massages
Outdoor pool, sun loungers

Overview of Royal Kona Resort

Royal Kona Resort

3.5 star property

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Map
96740, HI, Kailua-Kona, 75-5852 Alii Dr

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHonl's Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationHulihee Palace13 min walk
  • Popular LocationKailua-Kona Wharf16 min walk
  • AirportKailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.)18 min drive

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About this area

Kailua-Kona

Located in Kailua-Kona, Royal Kona Resort is in the historical district and near the beach. Kona Le'a Plantation is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Magic Sands Beach and Kahalu'u Beach Park. Kona Community Aquatic Center and Mauka Meadows Coffee Farm are also worth visiting. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Honl's Beach - 6 min walk
  • Mokuaikaua Church - 12 min walk
  • Hulihee Palace - 13 min walk
  • Kamakahonu Beach - 16 min walk
  • Kailua-Kona Wharf - 16 min walk

Getting around

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

About this property

Royal Kona Resort

3.5-star hotel near the beach
At Royal Kona Resort, hit the nearby beach, dine onsite at Don The Beachcomber, or enjoy a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. All 436 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. Refrigerators and coffee makers are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
Royal Kona Resort offers 436 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA), Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: USD 23.00 for adults and USD 13.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Japanese

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference space (5400 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool access ramp on site
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Restaurants on site

  • Don The Beachcomber
  • Don's Mai Tai Bar

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 25.95 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 23.00 for adults and USD 13.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - TA-130-995-4048-01
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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

Property is also known as

Kona Resort
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
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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 750 out of 1694 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 571 out of 1694 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 225 out of 1694 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 97 out of 1694 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 51 out of 1694 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location
Stayed 7 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The ocean view from my balcony was soothing. The bathtub had discoloration and was far from appealing.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The Royal Kona was likely quite impressive in its heyday. Beautifully situated right on the beach and close to the town center the location is great. I would also like to acknowledge that I think the property is maintained as best as they can. The reality is the property is old and tired. Rooms are motel-like - basic finishes. The surroundings are great My big beef is feeling like I was baited and switched at check in. I thought I had booked Ocean View with a king bed. At check in I was told that there was no request registered for a king bed (in spite of the note in my Expedia confirmation) and that they only had double beds, BUT for only $30 extra per night I could upgrade the room to Ocean Front, and get a king size bed. This same situation was being replicated by two other customers at the same time at the front desk. Coincidence?Bottom line, the Ocean Front was worth it, any closer we would be wet! The room decor - meh.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The front desk Ann was very nice and helpful to look for the best room for us. And offer free parking to handicap area. She is the best!!!
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed our stay at this property . Beachfront room with the waves against the rocks! The luau was awesome
Stayed 5 nights in May 2022