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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
5 out of 5
72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI
The price is $865 per night
9.07 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (364 reviews)

"As usual, the Four Seasons did not disappoint. The facility was amazing, the views breathtaking, and the staff accommodating and friendly. You can’t go wrong when staying here!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
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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11.42 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (998 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 Mar 25, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Deluxe Penthouse Oceanfront Studio With Breathtaking Views and A/C
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12.43 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)

"Amazing view! Sunset is beautiful! Wonderful Condo has everything you need....fully stocked. AC was great...nice and cold."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Deluxe Penthouse Oceanfront Studio With Breathtaking Views and A/C

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Tropical Paradise 1st Floor Unit. Free Wifi and Tropical Lanai
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12.06 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Paradise in November!

"I rented this unit on somewhat short notice a month prior, and glad I did! The unit is exactly as it appears in the pictures, and overall I thought it was excellent value. I really enjoyed my stay. The pool area is great, as are the barbecues nearby. There are benches for residents to view the amazing ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Tropical Paradise 1st Floor Unit. Free Wifi and Tropical Lanai
Jilly Bean"s Condo, Fresh and new Remodeled, on Ali'i Drive
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11.35 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
weekend getaway

"owner was amazing and very informative. unit was beautiful, thankyou!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Jilly Bean"s Condo, Fresh and new Remodeled, on Ali'i Drive
Kona Coast Resort
3.5 out of 5
78-6842 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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14.2 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,175 reviews)

"Thought it had direct beach access, we never found it. We were only there 2 nights, so perhaps we missed the the secret path."…"

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Kona Coast Resort
Crazy Deals!--sparkling Studio. Kona's Best Beach. Swim-snorkel-bodysurf! Wifi
4.7/5Exceptional! (99 reviews)
Kona white sands

"We had a great time here at Kona white sands , Barbara was the best we had a early check- in and she was very sweet to let us in early the condo was well kept and clean and right across from the magic sands beach so we were able to enjoy our stay even more ! Thank you Barbara for your kindness it ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Crazy Deals!--sparkling Studio. Kona's Best Beach. Swim-snorkel-bodysurf! Wifi
Ohana With Pool and Ocean Views Close to Airport and Kailua Town
The price is $90 per night
9.28 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (114 reviews)
Lovely stay

"We were a group of 3 friends taking a weekend trip to Big Island from Oahu for the weekend. We had a great stay here and wish we could have stayed longer. I would certainly recommend, and would stay again. Our hosts were full of aloha and did a great job in making sure they followed Covid cleaning ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Ohana With Pool and Ocean Views Close to Airport and Kailua Town
Club Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff
3 out of 5
75-6040 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI
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12.02 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (183 reviews)

"I loved being right on the ocean for a reasonable price. I will definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Club Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff
Kona Reef, A Raintree Vacation Club Resort
3 out of 5
75-5888 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI
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11.62 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (74 reviews)
Great place!

"Great location and beautiful views!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Kona Reef, A Raintree Vacation Club Resort
Royal Sea Cliff Kona by Outrigger
3 out of 5
75-6040 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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12.01 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (346 reviews)
Paradise

"Our room was an amazing ocean front room with a patio with private lounge chairs overlooking the ocean. Does not get better than this"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Royal Sea Cliff Kona by Outrigger
Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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11.4 mi from city center
3.3/5 (1,325 reviews)

"Very friendly staff & management, clean rooms & good size with room to move around. Need was amazing, A/C above the bed a nice touch."…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort
3.5 out of 5
75-5961 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI
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11.73 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (669 reviews)
ALMOST perfect place!

"We usually opt for staying in rentals vs hotels. This condo was clean, spacious, and well equipt, staff was great, pool area nice, and location was central as well. I don’t think I’d book there again though because the beds were like rock. I didn’t get a single good night’s sleep. Comfortable beds ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2020

Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort
Kona Seaside Hotel
2 out of 5
75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night
11.38 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,241 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
Kona Reef Resort
3 out of 5
75-5888 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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11.62 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (131 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

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Visiting Kailua-Kona

Travelers to Kailua-Kona give high marks for the seaside, volcano viewpoints, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its coffeehouses and restaurants. Top sights around the area include Hulihee Palace, Hapuna Beach State Park, and Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site.

  • There are 1127 hotels and other accommodations in Kailua-Kona
  • The closest major airport is in Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kailua-Kona

The city's cultural venues include Hawaii Gateway Energy Center and Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center. Attractions like Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation, Kona Community Aquatic Center, and Kona Le'a Plantation are fun for kids of all ages. The seaside, volcanoes, and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty, and Queen's Bath, Manini'owali Beach, and Kua Bay are worth a visit.

In Kailua-Kona, you'll find 1127 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Ohi'a Park Estate - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its comfortable rooms and location.
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and beach locale at this resort. With a stay at this 5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to 7 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi.
  • Holua Resort at the Mauna Loa Village - This 3.5-star condo features 6 outdoor pools, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers love its breakfast and overall value.

Other top sights in Kailua-Kona include Hulihee Palace. Top places to see in the area include Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, located 23.4 mi (37.6 km) from the heart of the city, and Mauna Kea Observatory, which is 26.4 mi (42.5 km) away.

Dressing for Kailua-Kona

  • 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
  • Kailua-Kona 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 March are often coldest, averaging 66°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kailua-Kona?
Big Island Retreat is a favorite 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 Hale Maluhia Country Inn and Kona Coast Resort as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kailua-Kona, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Kailua-Kona.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kailua-Kona?
To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Kailua-Kona, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Kailua-Kona?
Based on reviews, Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Kona Seaside Hotel and Kona Coast Resort.
What's the best hotel for a family trip 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 choices to stay with the kids include Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay and Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort. Attractions like Kona Le’a Plantation and Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Kailua-Kona?
Royal Kona Resort is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features deep soaking bathtubs and private balconies. Another choice for a stay with your sweetheart is Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Kailua-Kona?
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a top resort for people traveling with their pets, and offers 4 restaurants and free wired Internet for its human guests. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is another option for you and your pet.
What about the best place to stay close to Big Island Country Club?
One of the top choices for your stay is Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from Big Island Country Club, and this 4-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Hilton Waikoloa Village and Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations are two other good options within the area.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Kailua-Kona?
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is a top 3.5-star beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your beach trip include Kona Seaside Hotel and Kona Coast Resort. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Magic Sands Beach or Kahalu’u Beach Park.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Kailua-Kona?
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is a 5-star resort with 5 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Kailua-Kona?
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a favorite 4-star resort with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 4 restaurants and a poolside bar. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, also consider Royal Kona Resort.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kailua-Kona?
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a popular 4-star resort featuring 2 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, and 4 restaurants. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Royal Kona Resort and Kona Coast Resort.

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