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Maybe you’re looking for a place with a swim-up pool bar, a romantic honeymoon getaway, activities for the kids, an intimate beachside location – or maybe it’s just about a great price. Now you can find the perfect place to stay for your vacation with our Hawaii Revealed app! Make a few choices and see a list of locations that match your idea of the ultimate vacation.

Download the Free Hawaii Revealed app and view all of the resorts located on an island of your choice in Hawai’i. Don’t forget to take a look at the “Where to Stay” section of the app.

Click red dots on the map or choose an accommodation from our alphabetical list below to get more info.

Alii VillasBanyan TreeCasa de EmdekoCourtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach HotelHale Kona KaiHale PohakuHoliday Inn ExpressKona AliiKona Bali KaiKona by the SeaKona Islander InnKona IsleKona Magic SandsKona MakaiKona NaluKona PacificKona ReefKona Riviera VillaKona Seaside HotelKona Tiki HotelRoyal Kona ResortRoyal Sea-Cliff ResortSea VillageUncle Billy’s Kona Bay HotelWhite Sands Village

Alii Villas

Region: Kailua-Kona

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The pool is away from the ocean in the middle of the condo complex (but it’s heated if that’s important to you). This ain’t the . . .

Banyan Tree

Region: Kailua-Kona

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All units are ocean front with the sound of the surf below you. Rooms are pleasantly furnished and well-maintained. End units have the bedrooms toward the back . . .

Casa de Emdeko

Region: Kailua-Kona

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The design and décor is a weird, out-of-place Spanish permutation, but the rooms can be a good deal. Get as close to the ocean as . . .

Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

Region: Kailua-Kona

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The King Kam (as it’s known locally) is a Kona fixture. Located next to the Kailua Pier, the hotel is fronted by the tiny but calm Kamakahonu . . .

Hale Kona Kai

Region: Kailua-Kona

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This condo is broken into two wings (the short wing and the long wing) with no grounds. Rooms are pleasant and clean, and the living rooms and bedrooms . . .

Hale Pohaku

Region: Kailua-Kona

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Although most of the condos are long term, a couple of vacation units are highly desirable. Large well-decorated units, killer oceanside location (you can hear the surf . . .

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Holiday Inn Express

Region: Kailua-Kona

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A three-story resort completed in late 2014 sitting behind Uncle Billy’s in Kona town. This is a familiar brand, and the one here is no different . . .

Kona Alii

Region: Kailua-Kona

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This condo building has the look and feel of a city high-rise, and the units are adequate. Floors four and above are better (traffic below is farther . . .

Kona Bali Kai

Region: Kailua-Kona

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With some units on both sides of Alii Drive at this condo property, the oceanfront units can be a very good deal, depending on which company you rent . . .

Kona by the Sea

Region: Kailua-Kona

Nicely furnished units, quiet, with pleasant grounds. The pool has an adjacent sandy area that’s kind of nice. The oceanfront saltwater pool mentioned on page 63 is next to . . .

Kona Islander Inn

Region: Kailua-Kona

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Designed more like a hotel than a condo (but rooms are individually owned, so we’re calling it a condo), these basic rooms lack a full kitchen. Just . . .

Kona Isle

Region: Kailua-Kona

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Very small condos, but for the price they’re a great deal. Units are extra clean, and the complex is oceanfront with very pleasant grounds. There’s a . . .

Kona Magic Sands

Region: Kailua-Kona

You can see and hear the ocean right from your bed. Units are very small (450 sq. ft.)—a studio with a kitchen. The bed area is converted from the . . .

Kona Makai

Region: Kailua-Kona

Units are smallish but clean, and the price is decent. Some units are upgraded, while others feel dated. The grounds are pleasant. Only buildings 1 and 6 will get you . . .

Kona Nalu

Region: Kailua-Kona

This is the oceanfront location you’ve been dreaming of. Their three-story building sits right on the shoreline. Each unit has flawless ocean views from the master bedroom, as . . .

Kona Pacific

Region: Kailua-Kona

This condo is located just up the hill from the main part of Kona town. There are not many views from these five buildings that vary up to seven stories . . .

Kona Reef

Region: Kailua-Kona

Buildings A and D at this condo property are fairly quiet (except for the sound of the ocean), but units next to Alii Drive get a lot of road noise . . .

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Kona Riviera Villa

Region: Kailua-Kona

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This small, gated condo consists of three buildings in very close proximity to each other. Only the front one and part of the middle one have views of . . .

Kona Seaside Hotel

Region: Kailua-Kona

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This hotel is located across the street from Kailua Bay in the heart of Kailua-Kona. The buildings, built over time several decades ago, are immaculate but very . . .

Kona Tiki Hotel

Region: Kailua-Kona

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Royal Kona Resort

Region: Kailua-Kona

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Although this resort has a nice oceanfront location in downtown Kona (you can walk anywhere from here), the resort has a way to go in terms of updates . . .

Royal Sea-Cliff Resort

Region: Kailua-Kona

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This condominium is run similarly to a hotel, though units are individually owned and half are timeshare. Condos are fairly large. Note from the aerial photo that the . . .

Sea Village

Region: Kailua-Kona

Quiet location, nicely kept grounds and rooms. There’s a large grassy bbq area next to the pool that makes a fine place to cook that fish you caught today . . .

Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel

Region: Kailua-Kona

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If you’re just looking for a place to stay with no frills but a convenient downtown location, this may be worth considering. Rooms are very . . .

White Sands Village

Region: Kailua-Kona

This fairly old building is right across the street from White Sands Beach Park, which is usually swimmable. Nice pool and grounds. The buildings are adequately maintained. They get a . . .

What Readers Have to Say

“Just wanted to say THANK YOU for your great book, Maui Revealed. I had other books which I thought were great until a friend at work lent me her Maui Revealed book for my trip to Maui. You book is BY FAR THE BEST! Thanks so much. I just purchased your books for Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island for future trips. We had the best vacation in Maui the past 10 days thanks to finding all the recommended spots in your book (or at least as many as we could fit into our vacation). A very happy reader.”

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