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Top 10 hotels in Historic Kailua Village

Kona Seaside Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI
$139
per night
May 1 - May 2
0.35 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (2,453 reviews)
Good value

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

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Kona Seaside Hotel
Royal Kona Resort
3.5 out of 5
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
$159
per night
May 6 - May 7
0.58 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (5,030 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 Mar 26, 2020

Royal Kona Resort
Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
$125
per night
May 3 - May 4
0.2 mi from city center
3.2/5 (2,283 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 Mar 18, 2020

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
Kona Reef Resort
3 out of 5
75-5888 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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0.78 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (130 reviews)

"Great location, right on the ocean and close to lots of restaurants/shopping. Had everything you needed in the rooms. Very helpful and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Kona Reef Resort
Ho'omaha! Well Equipped, Cozy Condo Steps From Ali'i Drive, Kailua-kona Town
4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Beautiful property

"This is a beautiful property in a great location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Ho'omaha! Well Equipped, Cozy Condo Steps From Ali'i Drive, Kailua-kona Town
Top Floor Cozy Condo Nestled Among Tropical Kailua Kona Treetops
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0.28 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (100 reviews)
Walking distance to all amenities

"Easy to deal with."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Top Floor Cozy Condo Nestled Among Tropical Kailua Kona Treetops
Jilly Bean"s Condo, Fresh and new Remodeled, on Ali'i Drive
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0.29 mi from city center
No reviews
Fabulous Stay!

"Newly redecorated and perfectly located in the heart of downtown Kailua; this condo was perfect for the 2 of us. The lanai is surrounded by beautiful vegetation. The king-size bed was very comfortable, too! Thank you, Jill, for providing such lovely accomodations. We will be back! Mahalo!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Jilly Bean"s Condo, Fresh and new Remodeled, on Ali'i Drive
Kailua-kona Studio Condo w/ Pool, Steps to Coast!
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0.27 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Great place to stay

"Kona Islander Inn is a hidden gem in the center of Kona. The grounds and the property are very well maintained, and has a tropical plantation like feel. All the units are studios, individually owned, so you may find a variety of amenities and conditions. Our unit, #211, was recently updated with ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Kailua-kona Studio Condo w/ Pool, Steps to Coast!
Book Ironman Here - NEW Onsite Restaurant - Tropical From the Inside OUT
$85
per night
Apr 8 - Apr 9
0.29 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
2 weeks in Kona

"Kona Islander Inn is a great location, though the building is starting to show its age. The unit I had was cute, clean and well appointed - unfortunately my friend in a nearby unit did not enjoy the same quality of accommodation. The additional fees tacked on can really jack up the overall price ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Book Ironman Here - NEW Onsite Restaurant - Tropical From the Inside OUT
Kona Islander Vacation Club
2.5 out of 5
75-5776 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI
$119
per night
May 8 - May 9
0.29 mi from city center
3.2/5 (163 reviews)

"It was a super cute condo with wonderful lady that worked the front desk. She made you feel so welcome. The location was amazing and the mini kitchen was awesome. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice it was. I didn’t like that there were small ants but I guess that’s kind of to be expected for ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

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Visiting Historic Kailua Village

Travelers to Historic Kailua Village give high marks for the seaside, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its walkable location. Around the area, top sights include Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, Hulihee Palace, and Captain Cook Monument.

  • There are 162 hotels and other accommodations in Historic Kailua Village
  • The closest major airport is in Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Historic Kailua Village

Snorkeling is just one of the top activities, while Kailua-Kona Wharf and Swing Zone are sights to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Hulihee Palace and Mokuaikaua Church.

In Historic Kailua Village, you'll find 162 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its local sightseeing and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Kona Reef, A Raintree Vacation Club Resort - Our customers love the beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms at this condo. This 3-star condo features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a spa tub.
  • Kona Reef Resort - This 3-star condo features an outdoor pool, free parking, and a spa tub. Expedia customers love its quiet location and spacious, clean rooms.

Top places to visit in the area include Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city center, and Captain Cook Monument, which is 11.6 mi/18.7 km away.

Dressing for Historic Kailua Village

  • 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
  • Historic Kailua Village gets about 11.93 inches of rain per year
  • Usually September and August are the hottest months with an average of 87°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 66°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Historic Kailua Village?
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other top choices based on reviews include Kona Seaside Hotel and Kona Islander Vacation Club.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Historic Kailua Village, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Historic Kailua Village.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Historic Kailua Village?
For more information about updating your trip to Historic Kailua Village or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
Where is the best place to stay near Mauna Kea Summit?
Adjacent to Mauna Kea Summit, Kona Seaside Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include Royal Kona Resort and Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Swing Zone?
One of the top choices for your stay is Kona Seaside Hotel, located a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from Swing Zone, and this hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel and Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel are two other good choices in the immediate area.
How is it staying in Historic Kailua Village?
Travelers to Historic Kailua Village give high marks for the seaside, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its walkable location. Magic Sands Beach, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, and Kahalu’u Beach Park are some of the top sights around the area. In Historic Kailua Village, there are 298 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What is there to see in Historic Kailua Village?
Notable city landmarks like Hulihee Palace and Mokuaikaua Church might be worth a visit. The seaside and sunsets exemplify the city’s natural beauty, and places to visit include Kamakahonu Beach and Honl’s Beach. Snorkeling is just one of the top activities, while Kailua-Kona Wharf and Swing Zone are sights to visit.
What's the weather like in Historic Kailua Village?
The hottest months are usually September and August with an average temp of 87°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 66°F. Average annual rainfall for Historic Kailua Village is 11.96 inches.

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