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1 room, 2 adults

Royal Kona Resort

3,5-star3,5 stars
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI, 96740, United States of America

3.5-star beach hotel with spa, near Hulihee Palace
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Anyone traveling to Hawaii is required to have a government Safe Travels account and self-quarantine for 14 days. Beginning October 15, travelers who have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arriving are exempt from quarantine.
  • The common areas (bar, walkways and breakfast/dining area) were beautiful and fully…Mar 26, 2020
  • Beautiful setting on the grounds and ocean. Rooms need to be replenished. Lots of…Mar 23, 2020

Royal Kona Resort

from ZAR 3,151
  • Standard Room
  • Partial Ocean View Room
  • Oceanfront Room
  • Ocean View Room
  • Oceanfront Corner King Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Deluxe Room, Partial Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, Oceanfront
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Corner

What’s around Royal Kona Resort


  • 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

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Anyone traveling to Hawaii is required to have a government Safe Travels account and self-quarantine for 14 days. Beginning October 15, travelers who have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arriving are exempt from quarantine.

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

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking * on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

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
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 1968
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • 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
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.


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.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis on site
  • 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

Royal Kona Resort’s 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


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.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines; the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines; and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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

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)

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 for Royal Kona Resort

  • Does Royal Kona Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    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.
  • Is Royal Kona Resort currently open?
    This property is closed from March 24 2020 to October 14 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Royal Kona Resort?
    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 staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Royal Kona Resort?
    Yes. Self parking costs USD 18 per night.
  • Is there a pool at Royal Kona Resort?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Royal Kona Resort?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Royal Kona Resort?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Royal Kona Resort?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Humpy's Big Island Alehouse (3-min walk), Foster's Kitchen (4-min walk), and Island Lava Java (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Royal Kona Resort?
    Recommended spots to visit include Hulihee Palace (13-min walk) and Magic Sands Beach (2.9 mi), along with Kahalu'u Beach Park (4.2 mi) and Kona Le'a Plantation (4.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7,8 From 1 700 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
We had a wobderul staycation.
Pamela, us4 night family trip
Fair 4,0
Room was good, but the Pool area was very disappointing. Small pool and no jacuzzi!
us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Buffett breakfast there was great. Close to everything.
Adina, us2 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
location rocks
great location, amenities and large rooms with fridge,
Miles, us1 night family trip
Good 6,0
Great location. Hotel needs work.
Great location right on the beautiful Kailua-Kona shoreline. Nightly ocean sunset views and a great oceanfront bar are a plus. However, the resort leaves quite a bit to be desired. At least one of the 3 towers is in dire need of renovations. Atrium is a construction zone. Room walls and ceilings are stained. Sink in the room backs up with a murky, muddy substance, and there is mold covering the bathroom walls and shower. The pool and lagoon are not impressive. Service was OK but does not stand out. Would not stay again.
Nathan, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Could use maybe one more person at the counter at check in
Hanh, us1 night business trip
Good 6,0
I was disappointed I wanted to call the front desk the room phone wasn’t working and had a spider in the tub
Racquel, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Nice place with access to restaurants etc
suresh, ie2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Was upgraded to a refurbished room which was great. Bar area is good food and drinks are good. Hotel location is great an easy walk into the village where there are plenty of options. Parking is the biggest hassle at the RK.
Mike, au3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Loved It!!!! Can wait to return!
This was the nicest place we've ever stayed! Beautiful rooms and views. So much to do on the property. Great food and yummy drinks. Easy check in and out. Small charge for parking, but worth it to have car close and safe. All charge something. Lovely grounds, pool, entertainment, Luau. This is what you think of when you think of vintage Hawaii. Plenty of shopping, restaurants and fun all with in walking distance. Friendly vibe. Can't wait to return.
john, us2 night trip

Royal Kona Resort

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