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All properties in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States of America
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
  • Free WiFi
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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.
  • Was upgraded to a refurbished room which was great. Bar area is good food and drinks are…Mar. 2, 2020
  • One wing in this property is under renovation and my travelling party was initially given…Feb. 18, 2020

Royal Kona Resort

from A$260
  • 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
  • Snorkelling 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
  • Year Built – 1968
  • Lift
  • 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
  • Fridge
  • 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
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Royal Kona Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Royal Kona Resort Kailua-kona
  • 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
  • Royal Kona Resort
  • Royal Kona Kailua-kona
  • 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 Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines; and the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - 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 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 1,675 reviews

Good 6.0
Room is nice. But the air conditioner noise is loud.
Jialun, au3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Relaxing stay in Kona
The staff at the Royal Kona are always friendly and helpful. The hotel is well located and just a short walk from the village. Lots of restaurants and shopping close by. A very nice relaxed and friendly vibe to Kona
Carolyn, au4 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Great location but a bit tired
Great location but a little worn out. The hotel s a little run down. Right at the #hops and great sunset over the water
Nicholas, au5 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Interesting hotel , small rooms
Great location , well priced, bar area and hotel entrance nice, interesting hotel in need of renovation , clean , rooms very small not big enough for more then 2 people, wouldn’t stay here again.
Emma, au4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Royal Kona paradise
I really enjoyed the Big Island and thought the Royal Kona was a great place to base ourselves. The hotel itself is a little tired, but great facilities, friendly staff, perfect location.
Rachael, au2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
3 star hotel with a 5 star view!
Enjoyed our stay at the hotel, although the bed I stayed in was terrible! Lop sided and therefore not comfortable, but my friend's bed was fine! The rest of the hotel was nice. It's a little dated... overall like a 3 star with a 5 star view (we overlooked the beach and it was beautiful)!
Jessica, auTrip with friends
Very good 8.0
Perfect location for a Kona break!
Great location, awesome views and layout. Definitely could do with a refurbishment though. Looking quite dated. Still worth the stay! Check in staff member was just lovely and welcoming.
Angela, au2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Great location but rooms need updating.
Great location, rooms tired and beds awful.
Dianna, au3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Comfortable stay, but no free wifi
Comfortable stay. Only downside was that there is no free wifi in rooms - in this day and age this should be included as a free service. Property's saltwater lagoon was very nice.
Lisa, au3 night trip with friends

Royal Kona Resort

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