• Royal Kona Resort

Royal Kona Resort

Breathe, Exhale, And Completely Relax

Set on the oceanfront overlooking Kailua Bay, the Royal Kona Resort is within easy walking distance of the charming and historic town of Kailua Kona with its array of local restaurants, shops and historical sites, and is the island's most sought after location. Enjoy the spacious and recently remodelled guest rooms that are as beautiful and expansive as the mountain vistas and magnificent ocean views they showcase. With a private beach and saltwater lagoon, oceanfront pool and spa, relaxation and rejuvenation will come so easily.

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Hotel highlights

  • Kailua Bay
  • Oceanfront Landmark
  • Spa
  • Saltwater Lagoon
  • Private Beach

Hotel Features

General Information

  • 436 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Board Basis Options

  • Room Only

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Royal Kona Resort

  • Approx, 20 minutes from Kona International Airport
3688 Reviews 66% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 864
  • Very Good 1454
  • Average 800
  • Poor 343
  • Terrible 227

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness


Nov 10, 2019


Rooms slightly dated,but big.Small tv,great views from the balcony.Luau on site,within walking distance of shops,restaurants,bars and beaches.Great sunsets. Trolley stop every two hours.Rates are reasonable. Smokers beware there is only one place to smoke on the resort. Bathtub needs a safety bar
Nov 10, 2019


Gig Harbor, Washington

Had a lovely quick stay following a week in our timeshare. What a perfect end to the vacation. The Royal Kona staff really took care of us. the location is perfect, right in the middle of everything. Will stay longer the next time we’re in Kona!
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Royal Kona Resort


Hawaii Luau

Enjoy traditional music, dance and food at The Voyagers of the Pacific oceanfron Luau. Feast on a sumptuous buffet and open bar whilst watching the dancers tell their stories.

Fitness Centre

Stay fit during your holiday at the fitness centre, which offers ocean views for inspiration.

Massage & Spa Center

Visit the Massage & Spa Center to relax your body, mind and soul with a range of pampering treatments.

Ocean Front Swimming Pool

Located right on the ocean front and next to Don's Mai Tai Bar, the pool is perfectly situated for a relaxing day at the resort. During high tide it also offers the best spot to view sea life.

Royal Kona Tennis Club

Spend a day or evening on the courts where tennis instructors can help improve your game.