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10 Best Hotels in Kona Coast

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
4 out of 5
78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona, HI
AU$320
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
24.59 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (2,770 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
Royal Kona Resort
3.5 out of 5
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
AU$305
per night
6 May - 7 May
17.89 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (5,029 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 Coast Resort
3.5 out of 5
78-6842 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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23.31 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,301 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
Kona Seaside Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI
AU$266
per night
1 May - 2 May
17.38 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2,452 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
Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
AU$240
per night
4 May - 5 May
17.53 km from city centre
3.2/5 (2,279 reviews)

"Great central location. VERY noisy at night with people shouting and partying on their balconies right below you and next to you."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay 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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17.43 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (2,257 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
Paniolo Greens at Waikoloa Village
3 out of 5
68-1745 Waikoloa Road, Waikoloa, HI
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20.67 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,991 reviews)

"The unit was so clean including the dishware. My husband and I were upgraded to a 2 bed 2 bath unit without even asking. Even though the amenities were closed due to Covid 19 we appreciated the experience we had with Paniola Greens."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Paniolo Greens at Waikoloa Village
Holua Resort at the Mauna Loa Village
3.5 out of 5
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI
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24.64 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,307 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Holua Resort at the Mauna Loa Village
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
2.5 out of 5
75-146 Sarona Ln, Kailua-Kona, HI
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AU$201
per night
9 Apr. - 10 Apr.
17.32 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,043 reviews)

"In the time of Covid-19 they were open and welcoming! The amenities were minimal thanks to Corona virus. Staff was very thoughtful. We'd stay here again. We were so thankful they were open when our flights home were delayed or canceled 5 times, and our resort was closing."…"

Reviewed on 4 Apr. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
5 out of 5
72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI
AU$1,623
per night
1 May - 2 May
10.35 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (363 reviews)

"Outstanding and beautiful property in all respects, including snorkeling lagoon and other pools, golf course, fitness facility and spa. If you can afford it, you will not be disappointed. Staff is well-trained, very pleasant, and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2020

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Visiting Kona Coast

Travelers give high marks for the snorkeling, island views, and beaches in Kona Coast. This relaxing city attracts visitors with its cafés. Top attractions in the city include Hulihee Palace, Hapuna Beach State Park, and Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site.

  • You'll find 1176 Expedia hotels and other accommodation choices in the larger area of Hawaii Island
  • Closest major airport is in Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.) 14.3 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Kona Coast

The island views, seaside, and beach highlight the natural beauty, and worth a visit are Hapuna Beach State Park, Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, and Queen's Bath. Snorkeling is one of the top activities, while Makalei Golf Club, Big Island Country Club, and Waikoloa Beach Golf Course are favorite sights to visit. In Kona Coast there are 773 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you can easily plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate.

  • Lava Lava Beach Club - With a stay at this 3.5-star resort, you'll have access to a restaurant, free WiFi, and an in-room kitchenette. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff and beach locale.
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai - This 5-star resort features 7 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and a golf course. Our customers like its pool and restaurant.
  • Ka'awaloa Plantation Bed & Breakfast - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Visitors like its breakfast.

Other top sights in Kona Coast include Hulihee Palace and Captain Cook Monument. A popular sight you might want to visit outside of the city is Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park located 24.4 mi (39.2 from city center.

Dressing for Kona Coast

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 66°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 86°F, while the average at night is 68°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 87°F with nighttime averages of 72°F
  • In October–December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 67°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Kona Coast is 11.97 inches
  • Hottest months are usually August and September with an average temperature of 87°F while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 66°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kona Coast?
Ka’awaloa Plantation Bed & Breakfast is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Holualoa Inn and A Beautiful Edge of the World B&B as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kona Coast, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Kona Coast.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Kona Coast?
Based on reviews, Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Royal Kona Resort and Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Kona Coast?
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel and Hilton Waikoloa Village. 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 couples in Kona Coast?
The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort is a favourite 4-star resort for couples, and features in-room massages and pillowtop beds. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Kona Coast?
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. Other good options for you and your pet include Fairmont Orchid and Ka’awa Loa Plantation Guesthouse and Retreat.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Kona Coast?
Ka’awaloa Plantation Bed & Breakfast is a top 4.5-star beachfront resort with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your beach trip include Fairmont Orchid and The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. Head to Hapuna Beach State Park or Magic Sands Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Kona Coast?
Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection is a 4.5-star resort with 2 restaurants and a poolside bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your trip is Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Kona Coast?
Ka’awa Loa Plantation Guesthouse and Retreat is a favourite B&B with Expedia travellers looking for a stylish stay, and features free breakfast and a fireplace in the lobby. Royal Kona Resort and Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Kona Coast?
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection is a top 4.5-star resort that has a golf course and features private balconies. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and Wyndham Mauna Loa Village. Visit Big Island Country Club, Waikoloa Beach Golf Course or Waikola Village Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What's it like staying in Kona Coast?
Travellers to Kona Coast give high marks for the seaside and volcano viewpoints. The scenic and relaxing setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights in the city include Hapuna Beach State Park, Big Island Country Club and Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. In Kona Coast, there are 2568 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Kona Coast?
Cultural venues in the city include Hawaii Gateway Energy Center, Genesis Gallery and Fire Island Glass Studio. Attractions such as Kona Le’a Plantation, Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation and Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation are fun for children of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks such as Hulihee Palace, Captain Cook Monument and Mokuaikaua Church.

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