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10 Best Hotels in Kailua-Kona

Royal Kona Resort
3.5 out of 5
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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18.55 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (5,075 reviews)

"The common areas (bar, walkways and breakfast/dining area) were beautiful and fully functioning for the most part due to COVID-19. Pool was awesome but the lagoon has sea urchins which made us avoid use after discovering. Sad as we really wanted one of our party to experience the lagoon on his first ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Royal Kona Resort
Kona Seaside Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI
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18.33 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2,492 reviews)
Good value

"Convenient location and very functional accommodation. Would stay again and recommend for short stay."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Kona Seaside Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI
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18.38 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (2,276 reviews)

"Like others have said, this hotel is a bit dated, but overall everything is quite nice. Good food and drinks poolside and right next to the beach. Only takeaways were the false-fire alarms 2 nights in a row."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Kona Coast Resort
3.5 out of 5
78-6842 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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22.86 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,326 reviews)

"We liked being away from the busy parts of Kona-Kailua and yet there was a shopping center right up the street. EVEN when everything had to close down, the staff were excellent and tried to accommodate us. We'll be back."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

Kona Coast Resort
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
2.5 out of 5
75-146 Sarona Ln, Kailua-Kona, HI
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The price is NZ$229 per night
18.13 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,062 reviews)

"Did not know that another extra $150.00 be made upfront to get in the room.I was not ready for that because was not mention on website while booking. The room is big for the price is reasonable.Surrounding is nice and quite and room so clean and ready.Staff was so freindly and patient.Parking lot ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Apr. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
4 out of 5
78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona, HI
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The price is NZ$280 per night
24.06 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (2,793 reviews)

"We visited during the time when most things were closed. Appreciated the fact we had the pool, food to order, store and the ocean view room"…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2020

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
Castle Kona Bali Kai , a Condominium Resort
3 out of 5
76-6246 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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19.94 km from city centre
3.3/5 (1,291 reviews)

"I was quarantined on the property 14 days. Staff didn't reach out to ask how I was, was there anything I needed, was I Ok. Nothing."…"

Reviewed on 25 Apr. 2020

Castle Kona Bali Kai , a Condominium Resort
Holua Resort
3.5 out of 5
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI
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24.06 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,313 reviews)

"Property was beautiful. Staff friendly and helpful. Quiet and peaceful place."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Holua Resort
Aston Kona by the Sea
3 out of 5
75-6106 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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19.58 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (920 reviews)

"This was a great place to stay. We had ocean front view, beautiful and we enjoyed the time spent here. Close enough to town to walk and we enjoyed the sound of the ocean & hope to have the opportunity to stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Aston Kona by the Sea
Castle Kona Reef, a Condominium Resort
3 out of 5
75-5888 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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18.7 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (672 reviews)
Perfect beach retreat!

"Perfect beach retreat! The condo on the fourth floor gave us amazing access to Sunset view and the roar of the ocean. The pool and Jacuzzi were wonderful. The condo is Perfectly situated between beaches for swimming and snorkeling and a brief walk into the fun town. At night everything was quiet ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Castle Kona Reef, a Condominium Resort
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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kailua-Kona?
Big Island Retreat is a favourite with Expedia customers. This guesthouse is a short 3-minute walk from Kahalu’u Beach Park, and it offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Holua Resort and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kailua-Kona, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in Kailua-Kona.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Kailua-Kona?
Based on reviews, Royal Kona Resort is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay and Holua Resort.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Kailua-Kona?
Kona Coast Resort is a top 3.5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay with the children include Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel and Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Also, attractions such as Kona Le’a Plantation and Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday in Kailua-Kona?
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is a favourite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features deep-soaking baths and private balconies.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Kailua-Kona?
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a top resort for people travelling with their pets, and offers 4 restaurants and free wired Internet for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Kailua-Kona?
Big Island Retreat is a top beach hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Kona Coast Resort and Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Magic Sands Beach or Kahalu’u Beach Park.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Kailua-Kona?
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a 4-star resort with 4 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Kailua-Kona?
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a favourite 4-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 4 restaurants and a poolside bar. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Royal Kona Resort.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Kailua-Kona?
Kona Coast Resort is a top 3.5-star resort that has an adjacent golf course and features in-room kitchens. You can tee off at Big Island Country Club, Kona Country Club or Swing Zone while you’re in town.
What is the best spa hotel in Kailua-Kona?
Amazing Ocean and Beach View Steps From the Beach is a highly recommended beach spa hotel featuring a heated pool and tennis courts. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the hot tub and sauna. Other popular spa hotels in Kailua-Kona include Close TO Town! Luxury! Sunset Ocean Views! Pool/hot Tub, A/c! and Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay.
What is staying in Kailua-Kona like?
Travellers to Kailua-Kona give high marks for the seaside, volcano viewpoints and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its cafes and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Big Island Country Club, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park and Magic Sands Beach. In Kailua-Kona, there are 1473 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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