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Royal Kona Resort

75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, The Big Island, HI 96740

+1 808 329 3111

per night


based on 1,375 reviews


Value for money

Only a short stroll from Holualoa, Royal Kona Resort has views of the mountains and the ocean. Popular amenities, such as an outdoor pool and a private beach, make for an enjoyable stay in Kona. This themed resort provides a currency exchange, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. The in-house spa offers a variety of treatments and a chance to relax. A tour desk, an atm/cash machine and meeting rooms are also offered at the resort. The rooms have a refrigerator and a coffee maker. Guests of Kona Royal Kona Resort can indulge in a beverage at Don's Mai Tai Bar, before sampling a meal at Don the Beachcomber. A selection of eating options are also found in the area. Parking is provided at Royal Kona Resort, and Hualalai Volcano is within a 30-minute car ride. The Kona Coffee Living History Farm is a brief drive from the property.

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  • Private beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cable or satellite TV

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Pets not allowed
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Picnic area
  • Private beach
  • Garden

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool

Things to do

  • Beauty salon
  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Snorkelling


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free toiletries


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator


  • Computer use available
  • Desk


  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Hairdryer


  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Telephone

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Places of interest near Royal Kona Resort

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75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, The Big Island, HI 96740

Restaurants and Cafés

Don the Beachcomber - Royal Kona Resort0.1 km
Huggo's0.1 km
Los Habaneros0.2 km
Huggo's on the Rocks0.2 km

Traveller Reviews

GoodBased on 1375 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, stunning sunset!" (in 219 reviews)
  • Great beds and amazing views. (in 150 reviews)
  • Fantastic cocktail lounge lovely staff (in 124 reviews)
Cons -
  • Had to pay for parking (in 77 reviews)
  • OMG- no wifi in the room! (in 43 reviews)
  • Bathrooms need renovation are from 10yrs ago. (in 28 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 3-star hotels in Kailua-Kona typically cost $658/night, but Royal Kona Resort is typically available for $344/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • If there is no traffic, the 13.2 km drive between Kona Intl and Royal Kona Resort should only take about 24min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Royal Kona Resort. The nearest airport to the hotel is Kona Intl.

  • Royal Kona Resort does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Royal Kona Resort at +1 808 329 3111.

  • Yes. Many momondo users travelling to Kailua-Kona specifically look for hotels with a pool. Royal Kona Resort may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • If you have questions about Royal Kona Resort or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 808 329 3111.

  • Yes, Royal Kona Resort has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Royal Kona Resort. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.