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Kona Hawaii Accommodations

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The Kona center is approximately the area of Kailua-Kona Wharf and the area of Kailua-Kona.

Kailua-Kona, or Kona for short, is a town on the island of Hawaii, often called The Big Island. The district of Kona stretches across almost two-thirds of the west coast of the island. More from this guide...

Kona Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
75 5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~0.10 miles northeast of Kona
  • 2 star Downtown property
  • 4 floors in property
  • About half of guests thought, the hotel was stylish
  • Great pool and hot tub
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel - Kailua-Kona 75 5660 Palani Rd., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~0.12 miles north of Kona
  • 4 star Beach property
  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Beach is lovely
  • Good access to airport
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Kona Seaside Hotel in Kailua-Kona
75 5646 Palani Rd., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~0.21 miles north of Kona
  • Low-priced Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has 225 rooms
  • Very good budget hotel
  • World class service
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kailua Kona 75 146 Sarona Rd., Kona, HI 96740
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • 75 sleeping rooms in hotel
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Kona Islander Inn Hotel
75 5776 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~0.44 miles southeast of Kona
  • Inexpensive Downtown hotel
  • 140 sleeping rooms in hotel
Royal Kona Resort 75 5852 Alii Dr., Kona, HI 96740
  • 3-star Oceanfront hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Location is superb
  • Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 93%
Castle Kona Reef - San Diego 407 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108 ~0.86 miles southeast of Kona
  • Midscale property
  • Check in: 16:00
Kona Hawaiian Resort 75 5961 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~1.21 miles southeast of Kona
  • Affordable Oceanfront property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
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Sea Village Resort 75 5992 Alii Dr., Hawaiihawaii, HI 96740 ~1.37 miles southeast of Kona
  • Three Star property
Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff in Kailua-Kona
75 6040 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~1.59 miles southeast of Kona
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • 63 rooms in property
  • Popular among families
  • Nice building
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Castle Kona Bali Kai a Condominium Resort 76 6246 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~2.53 miles southeast of Kona
  • 3-star Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Holualoa Inn : 76 5932 Mamalahoa Highway 76 5932 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa, HI 96725 ~3.32 miles east of Kona
  • Luxury Five Star Mountain property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
Kona Coast Resort
78 6842 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~5.17 miles south of Kona
  • 4 star Resort hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Wonderful morning coffee
  • Good laundry service
Kanaloa at Kona by Castle 78 261 Manukai St., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~5.52 miles south of Kona
  • Affordable Golf Course hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay : 78 128 Ehukai St. 78 128 Ehukai St., Kona, HI 96740
  • Four star Resort hotel
  • 519 rooms in property
  • Good romantic hotel
  • Clean hotel facilities
Holua Resort at the Mauna Loa Village - Kailua-Kona 78 7190 Kaleiopapa St., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 ~6.04 miles south of Kona
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • 73 rooms in hotel
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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai 72 100 Kaupuluehu Dr., Kailua Kona, HI 96740 ~12.18 miles north of Kona
  • Luxury 5 star Oceanfront hotel
  • Hotel has 8 meeting rooms
  • World class service
  • Outstanding food
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Marriott's Waikoloa Ocean Club - Waikoloa 69 275 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738 ~20.47 miles north of Kona
  • 4-star Beach hotel
  • 555 rooms in property
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Aston Shores at Waikoloa 69 1035 Keana Pl, Waikoloa, HI 96738 ~20.70 miles north of Kona
  • Three Star Resort property
  • 87 suites in hotel
  • Hotel could use some updating
  • Facilities in need of refurbishment
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Hilton Waikoloa Village in Waikoloa
69 425 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738 ~20.89 miles north of Kona
  • High end Resort hotel
  • 57 suites in hotel
  • Vibe was decent
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
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Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas
69 555 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738 ~21.07 miles north of Kona
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Location is favourable and rooms are clean
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Halii Kai 69 1029 Nawahine Pl Waikoloa Village Hi 96738, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738 ~21.17 miles north of Kona
  • Four star Resort property
  • 192 rooms in property
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Kings Land by Hilton Grand Vacations - Waikoloa 69 699 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738 ~21.59 miles north of Kona
  • 3-star Golf Course property
  • 3 floors in property
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The Islands at Mauna Lani 68 1375 Pauoa Rd., Kohala Coast, HI 96743 ~22.56 miles north of Kona
  • Midscale property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Paniolo Greens at Waikoloa : 68 1745 Waikoloa Rd.
68 1745 Waikoloa Rd., Waikoloa, HI 96738 ~23.76 miles northeast of Kona
  • 3-star Golf Course property
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
  • Very calm environment
  • Good air conditioning
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Along this stretch of coastline you'll find everything from coffee and sugar plantations to historic Hawaiian landmarks. It's a popular spot for both families and couples to enjoy calm waters, excellent food, and the exciting culture of Hawaii.

When to Visit Kona, HI

Hawaii has two main seasons: wet and dry. The wet season is during the winter from November to March. It rains at least once a day somewhere on the island, but the rain often only lasts for an hour or two. The dry season is during the summer from April to October.

Regardless of the season, it's warm almost every day in Kona, and the temperatures don't fluctuate very much throughout the year. It is relatively hot, with temperatures remaining around 85 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and falling to about 75 degree Fahrenheit at night.

If you want to see the waterfalls and lush rainforests of Kona and The Big Island, the wet season is the greenest time of year. This also happens to be the high season on the island, so hotel prices are at their peak. Be sure to book your hotel well in advance if you want to take advantage of the affordable hotels or score the best room at one of the luxury estates.

Spring and fall are the quietest seasons in Hawaii. As the wet season comes to an end, you can still enjoy the lush rainforests and waterfalls while also taking advantage of low-season prices and quieter beaches. In autumn, the waterfalls will be at their smallest, but you'll get the best weather and the pick of all of the best hotels at discounted off-season rates.

Summer is not quite as busy as winter, but because winter brings school holidays in much of the world, the beaches and resorts fill up with families. It's a good time of year if you enjoy the hustle and bustle of tourists but still want to take advantage of some low-season prices. Just be sure to book well in advance for this time of year to ensure you get the best rates.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Kona, HI:

seasonality of hotel rates in Kona

Kona by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Kona, HI. You can use these illustrations to calculate the best dates to book a room in Kona for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Kona, HI

4 Star Average Prices: $205.20

If you want a romantic and luxurious vacation in Kona, look no further than Ohi'a Park Estate. The deluxe suites have four-poster beds and a balcony where you can look out over the ocean. The sunsets from this side of the island are unbeatable. The hotel offers a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, a spa tub, a state of the art fitness center, a billiard room where you can play pool, and a library where you can sit and relax with a cocktail.

Kanaloa at Kona by Castle is a great luxury option for families or friends traveling together. Book one of the two-bedroom apartments to take full advantage of all the great amenities on offer at Kanaloa. There are three outdoor swimming pools, barbecues and a picnic area to enjoy your meals outside, and two tennis courts to practice your game. With 42 guest rooms, the hotel is small enough that you get personalized attention — but big enough that you don't feel like you're the only guest.

A couple of miles north of Kailua-Kona township is the Marriott's Waikoloa Ocean Club, where you'll enjoy a truly indulgent stay. If you're on your honeymoon, be sure to book one of their romance packages. The Marriott has a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a terrace where you can relax and enjoy the sunset.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Kona

Affordable Hotel Options in Kona, HI

3 Star Average Prices: $148.70

Kona has so many excellent affordable options, you're bound to find a hotel that suits your needs. Uncle Billy's Kona Bay is a nice choice. It's located right in the center of Kailua-Kona township and is a short walk away from the Kailua-Kona Wharf. Choose from king or queen rooms with garden or ocean views, or opt for a deluxe room with two king beds if you're coming with the whole family.

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay has excellent amenities for the price you pay. Every room has complimentary Wi-Fi, and each morning you can enjoy a free continental breakfast. There is also an outdoor pool if you want to skip the beach one day.

Kona Islander Vacation Club is an ideal affordable option for families. You can book studio apartments with several beds and kitchens so that you can self-cater. It is located right in the center of town near the beach and a few nice restaurants. Every room has its own small balcony and cable television. You can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub to relax in after a day of exploring.

If you want an affordable option right on the beach, Castle Kona Bali Kai is a nice choice. The mountainside rooms are a particularly good value. Besides having access directly to the beach, the hotel also has an outdoor pool and a spa tub, as well as free Wi-Fi and on-site shopping. Each room has a refrigerator, microwave, and a private balcony to enjoy coffee in the morning.

2 Star Average Prices: $91.00

Which Kona hotels have real discounts?

There are so many great discounts to be had throughout the year in Kona. If you are a AAA member, you'll love the discount available at the Kona Seaside Hotel. The AAA member room rate gets you a room with two king beds for the same price as a double standard room. The Kona Seaside Hotel is located right in downtown Kailua-Kona and is only a short walk from the beach. If you prefer to avoid the sea and sand, take a dip in the outdoor pool instead.

The Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel offers both AAA member discounts and military discounts. Just don't forget to bring your ID when you check-in. The Courtyard by Marriott is right on the beach. You can sit outside at the hotel's restaurant and dine with a sea-view. Guests also enjoy access to an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and a spa tub.

Best Value Options in Kona, HI

If you're looking for a great-priced hotel that is still packed with amenities, you'll find plenty in Kona. One of the best options is Kona West. Kona West is really affordable, but also has incredibly clean facilities and even an ocean view. Opt for a room with a kitchen and you'll get a full-sized fridge, sink, and microwave so you can self-cater during your stay. There's also an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi for your convenience.

Another hotel in Kona that is excellent value for money is the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. Although this hotel is packed with luxury amenities, it still remains incredibly affordable. There are four restaurants on site as well as a cafe and bar. You'll find tennis courts, an outdoor pool and poolside bar, and spa services available too.

What to Do in Kona, HI

Kona is the outdoor activity capital of the Big Island. If you're looking for some fun family-friendly things to do during your trip, look no further.

A vacation in Kona isn't complete without a trip to some of the island's best beaches. The west coast of the island is blessed with lots of sunshine and relatively calm waters. Some of the best beaches near Kona are Kuki'o Beach, where you can see green sea turtles and lava rocks; Kiholo Bay, which is a great beach for swimming and snorkeling; and Kika'ua Point Beach, which is perfect for families because it's a sheltered lagoon with very calm water.

Another popular activity to take part in while you're visiting Kona is learning how to surf. The west coast of the Big Island is a really good place to get started because the waves aren't too big. If you're an experienced surfer, there are plenty of great places along the west coast where you can challenge yourself and catch a few big waves.

If you're visiting Kona between November and May, be sure to head out on a whale watching tour. Humpback whales spend their time around the island of Hawaii to raise their calves. If you're lucky, you'll spot both mothers and their babies.

To learn a little bit about the culture of Hawaii and enjoy the beautiful views of the coastline, head to Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park and take a walk along the one-mile trail. Be sure to ask at the entrance about what events are happening during your trip. The national park often hosts fun and educational events where you can learn more about the native people.

Whether you're looking for a simple and affordable place to rest your head during your trip to Kona or you want a luxury experience that you'll remember forever, there is a hotel to suit your needs in Kona.

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