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Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona

3-star3 stars
75-5852 Alii DrKailua-KonaHI96740United States of America

Romantic hotel with spa, near Hulihee Palace
    Great location
    Bar and Beverages
    Bar is awesome
    Value for money
    Fairly good value for money
    Vibe is not too good
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    Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona

    from $185
    • Standard Room, Mountain View, Garden Area
    • X - Garden/Mt. View - Bay Tower
    • X - Ocean Front Room - Bay Tower
    • X - Ocean View - Bay Tower
    • Partial Ocean View
    • X - Partial Ocean View-Bay Tower
    • Standard Room
    • Standard Room, Oceanfront
    • Aloha Standard
    • X - SunSaver
    • Standard Room, Ocean View
    • X
    • X - Run of OV AliiLag
    • X - SunSaver Ocean front
    • X
    • X
    • X - Mahalo Rate
    • Oceanfront Corner King
    • X - Oceanfront Corner King-Bay Tower
    • X - OV Special BT
    • Special Ocean

    About Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona

    Big Island seaside resort overlooking Kailua Bay

    Hawaiian dream vistas

    A 20-minute drive from the airport delivers you to the oceanside Royal Kona Resort, overlooking the aquamarine waters of Kailua Bay. The small fishing village of Kailua-Kona is a 5-minute walk.

    Whales and royalty

    You'll be within easy reach of whale-watching adventures and historical sites like Hulihee Palace, a museum with artifacts from Hawaiian royalty. The Captain Cook Monument, where he first landed in Hawaii, is in Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park, a 20-minute drive.

    Private lagoon and luau

    You can take a dip in the private saltwater lagoon or outdoor pool, then indulge in a spa treatment. The hotel presents a traditional luau in a coconut grove, and the signature Don the Beachcomber Restaurant offers a retro-cool Polynesian atmosphere, along with sunset views.

    Mai tais on your lanai

    Guestrooms open to lanais with garden, mountain, or ocean views, ideal for enjoying a pre-dinner cocktail at sunset. Mini-fridges are perfect for stocking with drinks and snacks, and you can share your vacation photos via WiFi.

    At a glance

    Key facts

    Hotel size

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


    • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
    • Check-out time is 11 AM

    Required at check in

    • Credit card or cash deposit required

    • Government-issued photo ID required

    • Minimum check-in age is 18

    Travelling with others


    • Up to 2 children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


    • Pets not allowed


    • WiFi in public areas *

    • WiFi in rooms *



    • Self parking *

    Other information

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

    In the hotel

    Food and drink
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/lounge
    Things to do
    • Outdoor pool
    • Fitness facilities
    • Tennis on site
    • Full-service spa
    • Spa treatment room(s)
    Working away
    • Conference space
    • Conference space size (feet) - 5400
    • Conference space size (meters) - 502
    • Computer station
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge desk
    • Laundry facilities
    • Hair salon
    • Wedding services
    • Multilingual staff
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Year Built 1968
    • Elevator/lift
    • ATM/banking
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk

    In the room

    Home comforts
    • Air conditioning
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Iron/ironing board
    Things to enjoy
    • Lanai
    Freshen up
    • Private bathroom
    • Deep soaking bathtub
    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    Be entertained
    • Pay movies
    • Cable TV channels
    Stay connected
    • WiFi (surcharge)
    • Phone
    Food and drink
    • Refrigerator
    • Daily housekeeping
    • In-room safe
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

    Special features


    Lotus Center Spa has 3 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.


    On Site

    • Fitness facilities
    • Tennis on site
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site
    • Tennis lessons on site


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

    Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona’s small print

    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


    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.

    Optional extras

    Self parking costs USD 12 per night with in/out privileges

    Rollaway beds are available for USD 35 per night

    WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

    WiFi is available in public areas for USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

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

    What’s around Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona


    • Hulihee Palace - 12 min walk
    • Mokuʻaikaua Church - 12 min walk
    • Mokuaikaua Church - 13 min walk
    • Kailua Pier - 16 min walk
    • Kailua-Kona Wharf - 16 min walk
    • Kona Brewing Company - 18 min walk
    • Hulihe‘e Palace State Monument - 19 min walk
    • Mauna Kea Summit - 20 min walk

    Getting around

    • Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.) - 19 min drive
    • Self parking (surcharge)

    Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona

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