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  • A: While The Royal Kona Resort does not offer a complimentary hotel shuttle from the airport, there are multiple transportation options to get to and from our resort.           
    • Royal Kona Resort offers guests over 21 years of age the option to add an Alamo Rent-A-Car to their room reservation. Pick-up and drop-off are at the Kona International Airport. Contact our Reservations office at 800-22-ALOHA (222-5642) to reserve your car.
    • SpeediShuttle and Arthur's Limousine offers shared-ride transportation between Kona International Airport and the Royal Kona Resort. Their Mercedes Benz fleet is equipped with GPS technology, so service is safe and timely.  Click here for reservations.
    • Taxi service is available to and from the Kona International Airport for approximately $40 each way. Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft are also available on the Big Island.             
  • A: Yes, Royal Kona Resort does have a $12 per day parking fee for guests so feel free to drive around town to explore the island. If you should need a rental car throughout your stay, Royal Kona Resort offers guests over 21 years of age the option to add a Alamo Rent-A-Car to their room reservation. Pick-up and drop-off are at the Kona International Airport. Contact our Reservations office at 800-22-ALOHA (222-5642) to reserve your car now. 
  • A: While the Big Island is swarming with things to do, you don't have to leave the resort to enjoy Hawaii. Enjoy a relaxing day at the swimming pool, conveniently located next to Don's Mai Tai Bar, or head over to our private saltwater swimming lagoon for snorkeling. Play a match of tennis at The Royal Kona Tennis Club; featuring a pro shop and four courts available for day or night play. Relax your mind and body at the Massage & Spa Center offering a variety of spa treatments featuring both Eastern and Western spa techniques.  Enjoy a workout at the Resort's fitness center open daily from 4:30 am-10:30 pm. Enjoy an authentic Hawaiian tradition at the Voyagers of the Pacific Luau featuring a sumptuous buffet and open bar during a dazzling presentation of the music and dances celebrating the culture of Hawaii.
  • A: The Royal Kona Resort offers a convenient location within walking distance to the Kona Inn Shopping Village with over 50 retail shops and unique Hawaiian jewelry and gifts. The Coconut Grove Marketplace is also a short walk and features plenty of gift shops, cafés, restaurants, sports bars, boutiques, and several art galleries to explore.
  • A: All rooms and suites are equipped with mini-refrigerators for added convenience, so feel free to stock up your favorites. They also include a coffee maker with complimentary coffee to start your day. 
  • A: Yes, you may join our FREE Royal Rewards loyalty program and receive the special benefits with applicable reservations. Benefits include:
    • Free Early Check-in and Late Check-out (Based on Availability)
    • Requested Bedding Guarantee (1 King or 2 Doubles)
    • Free Hi-Speed Wi-Fi ($10 Daily Value)
    • Free Self-parking ($12 Daily Value -- Ohana Member Only)
    • Free Welcome Mai Tai ($10 Value per adult)
    For more information on becoming a Royal Rewards member, join here.
  • A: While our pool is not heated, it stays warm and naturally heated by the hot Kona sun. Pool hours are 8 am - 8 pm for safety and noise concerns. Enjoy our private swimming lagoon, as well as our oceanfront pool during your stay.
  • A: Stay connected and enjoy upgraded Wi-Fi throughout the entire resort for $9.95 per day, per device, or $39.95 per week. There is a complimentary hot spot in the Don's Mai Tai Bar area for your convenience. 
  • A: Yes. Kona International Airport is just 9 miles, a quick 15-20-minute drive south on HI-19 to Royal Kona Resort. You may take a car service, shuttle or rent a car right from the airport to our hotel. If renting, please note that there is a $12/day parking fee. You may add an Alamo Rent-A-Car directly to your room reservation. Taxi service is available to and from the Kona International Airport for approximately $40 each way.                

    Directions from Kona Airport to the Hotel:

    • Turn right on Queen Kaahumanu Highway (HI-19) towards Kailua-Kona
    • Turn right on Palani Road
    • Palani Road makes a natural left turn onto Alii Drive
    • The Royal Kona Resort is located one mile ahead on the right
  • A: Any cancellations made three (3) days or less prior to arrival will result in a penalty charge of two-nights of the total package price. If you are only staying one night at the resort, you will be charged the full nightly rate. In case of illness or death of passenger, please call 800-22-ALOHA for special assistance.
Reservations: 1-800-222-5642