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Hotel overview

Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel stands on the grounds where King Kamehameha the Great once resided, and is located in the heart of the historic fishing village of Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Our incredible location overlooks Kona's only pristine white sand beach adjacent to the Kailua-Kona pier, home of the Hawaii International Billfish tournament and world famous IRONMAN World Championship Triathlon. The hotel features newly renovated rooms redesigned to embody the essence of Hawaii. Guests enjoy dining at the Honu's on the Beach Restaurant or the Billfish Poolside Bar and Grille, and our award-winning lu'au provides guests with an enriching cultural experience. 

Property information

Year Built: 1975
Last Renovation: 2011
All rooms non-smoking: 452
Total rooms: 452

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Hotel advisories

Advisory The hotel charges a self parking fee of $25 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle and valet parking is $32 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle and will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. These fees are subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $22 (plus tax) per room, per day, will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. This fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees that they may be responsible for but is not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.
Advisory A minimum parking fee of $25 (plus tax) or valet parking fee of $32 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $25 plus tax, per room, per day will be charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check out. This fee is not included in your package price and is subject to change. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee please see hotel policies.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information:
Room taxes are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Resort Fee (Effective for travel June 15, 2019 onwards.):
There is a mandatory hotel-imposed fee payable directly to the hotel. The
following inclusions are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

-Two 16 oz. bottles of water, refreshed daily
-Daily rentals of 2 beach chairs with beach umbrella at Kamakahonu Bay
-2 welcome drinks at arrival at Billfish Poolside Bar & Grille or Honu’s on
 the Beach Restaurant
-Daily 1-hour complimentary snorkel gear rental for 2 guests at Kona Boys
 Beach Rentals
-Daily unlimited use of Alii Fun Zone Game room
-15 minutes of play time at Big Island Golf Shop (or 30 minutes
 complimentary with full hour rental)

 

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.0 3643 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Birthday/Anniversary/Family vacation

    8yr/3yr sons. We were greeted by wonderful staff. Once in our room we were checked on via text to make sure everything was good in our room. Great area. No car needed. Everything is walking distance. The beach right in front of the hotel is wonderful for children. The water is calm so great for toddlers. The pool & bar are also a wonderful place to relax. Definitely the go to place for future Kona visits for my family & I. Definitely worth the price!

    Feb 17, 2021
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Incredible Customer Service

    Our son and wife are currently staying at this hotel enjoying a well needed, long overdue vacation from a rather tough year. They were put in a different room than they thought they booked. It was a complicated misunderstanding. However, the manager Matt and the resort personal representative Elizabeth stepped up, without question and moved them to an ocean view room. It’s not just the act of moving them but the warmth, caring and concern for their satisfaction that impressed all of us. They called and texted throughout the process to make sure they were happy and well cared for. I have traveled extensively domestically and internationally. I must say this Team at the Marriott King Kamehameha know customer service. Many thanks to Matt, Elizabeth snd Rena for making our family’s vacation an exceptional, memorial experience. Thank you Marriott for hiring this caliber of employees.

    Feb 08, 2021
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The art collection not the hotel!

    This is a great place to use the fancy duds you packed. Put on your resort wear and go in and see the art collection!! It is wonderful. Maybe 20 or 30 paintings in a lobby area with a time line of Hawaiian history. Worth putting on shoes for if you like art work. Be polite, smile, and say you would like to look at the paintings. The people at the front desk are very very nice. And the collection is stunning! It was recommended by the nice folks at the Lyman Museum in Hilo. And they were right, a fabulous collection of painting!!

    Jan 27, 2021
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Loved our stay at this property

    We loved staying here. The staff was excellent, everyone tried to make you feel comfortable especially during the pandemic. The rooms and the bedding were so clean and comfy. The location of this hotel was just perfect, it isn't a big inclusive resort style property. It is like old time Hawaii, hotels like this aren't built this these days...It isn't a fancy property but it is all you need in Kona. They have a little beach and another swimming area which was perfect especially since I was there during a big storm. I would love to come back and without a doubt I would stay at this property again

    Jan 27, 2021
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Partial ocean view is a joke

    Overpriced. The partial ocean view room is a joke. Here are the views from my partial ocean view room. I could only see a sliver of the ocean when I stood at the edge of the room and looked in a specific direction. When I brought this up to the hotel, they said sorry we can’t do much for you. Resort fee is ridiculous for what you get. We tried renting beach chairs and umbrellas and the store wasn’t even open. Room is clean but a little outdated. There are better places to stay in Kona. When I stayed over Christmas, they crammed everyone into one building instead of spreading people out across the several buildings here. It’s the United airlines of hotels. The guests were not good about wearing masks and there was hardly any enforcement.

    Jan 24, 2021