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Castle Kona Bali Kai


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Exceptional Value    
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2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: No Resort Fee. Free Parking.
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

Situated at the ocean's edge, Castle Kona Bali Kai offers a unique lodging experience in the sunniest spot on Hawaii's Big Island. You can pull up a lounge chair where white sand and black lava rock mingle among tide pools. Enjoy the shade of palm trees will you listen to the surf. If you are lucky, you might spot a Hawaiian green sea turtle grazing in the water or sleeping in the sand. The lava rocks shield the beach from waves and help to create small wading pools ideal for children.

Castle Kona Bali Kai has affordable, airy, and comfortable studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom oceanfront suites on the makai (ocean) side, as well as studio and one-bedroom units with ocean or mountain views on the mauka (mountain) side. Makai units are cooled with fans and the consistent ocean breeze, while most mauka units have air conditioning. Many of the units have a washer/dryer and there is an onsite laundromat for your convenience. Keep your kitchen stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables via the Island Grocery Delivery service, or from nearby Alii Garden's Marketplace. There is also a convenience store located just next door. If you are in the mood to cook, you will have access to multiple barbeques on the property, some with oceanfront views overlooking the tide pools.

On-site amenities include Miller's Surf Shop, the award winning Poke Shack (serving incredible fresh poke!), and a discount activities desk. The friendly front-desk staff can help you with your needs and give you the inside tips for "local" knowledge.

Almost every day ends with a spectacular sunset, so you can understand why Alii was the avenue of Hawaii's royalty. As you look for your special Kona condo, remember that Castle Kona Bali Kai provides endless adventures in any direction.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Castle Kona Bali Kai is located oceanfront on Banyans Beach, 3 miles south of Kailua-Kona.
Address: 76-6246 ALII DRIVE
KAILUA-KONA
HI

US
Local Phone: 808-329-9381
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-367-5004
Fax: 808-326-6056
Website Address: www.castleresorts.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking(Included in fee)
Shopping Mall Nearby (3 miles)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
There is a swimming pool and jacuzzi and sun deck.
Golf: NEARBY
Kona Country Club
Kona Country Club at Keauhou Bay offers 36 holes situated between the Pacific and Mt.Hualalai, allowing golfers the chance to admire both ocean and mountain views, as well as the opportunity to play over lava tube blow holes or ancient Hawaiian ruins.
Holes: 36
Lessons Available
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
HOTEL DETAILS
Castle Kona Bali Kai is an oceanfront resort with choice of mountain, partial and oceanfront views. Property features include an Activities Desk,BBQ area and grocery store on property. All units offerfully-equipped kitchens and wireless Internet connection. Beach: There is a black lava bed beach on property, and a world class sandy public beach is just a 10 minute drive away. Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Year Opened: 1969 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express, JCB
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Mandatory Check-out Cleaning charge collected from guest directly upon check-out. 1-2nts: $50/Studio, $60/1-bedroom, $75/2-bedroom. 3nts+: $100/Studio, $125/1-bedroom, $150/2-bedroom.
ROOM TYPES
1BD PART OCEAN VIEW TIER RATE
600 sq. ft. Located on floors 1-3 across the street from ocean overlooking Alii drive or the gardens. Features include separate living area, private lanai with partial ocean view and decorated in an individual style. Sleeps 4.
1 Queen Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Sofa
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STUDIO MOUNTAIN SIDE TIER RATE
478 sq. ft. Located on floors 1-3 across the street from ocean overlooking Alii drive or the gardens. Features include private lanai, full kitchen and decorated in an individual style. Sleeps 2.
1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
1BD OCEANFRONT TIER RATE
808 sq. ft. Located oceanfront on floors 2-4 overlooking palm trees and the Pacific. Private lanai and seperate living areas. Sleeps 4.
1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Sofa
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STUDIO PART OCEAN VW TIER RATE
478 sq. ft. Located on floors 1-3 across the street from ocean overlooking Alii drive or the gardens. Features include private lanai, with partial ocean view, full kitchen and decorated in an individual style. Sleeps 2.
1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
2BD/2BTH OCEANFRONT TIER RATE
1035 sq. ft. suite on floors 2-4 overlooking palm trees and the Pacific Ocean. Features include private lanai, two bathrooms and individually decorated for a unique style. Sleeps 6 with varied bedding.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Sofa
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
1BD MOUNTAIN SIDE TIER RATE
600 sq. ft. Located on floors 1-3 across the street from ocean overlooking Alii drive or the gardens. Features include separate living area, private lanai and decorated in an individual style. Sleeps 4.
1 Queen Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Sofa
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Cribs: $20/nightly. Rollaway bed: $30/nightly.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Snorkeling, scuba diving, other beach activities and tennis nearby ($).
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Shopping, dining, and activities are nearby in historic Kona Town.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Kids 12/under eat free at Denny's (must be accompanied by an adult).

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Basic accomodation, disapponting quality and location with.surprise cleaning fee
FrancCabernet, Michigan
Thu Jun 07 17:20:48 EDT 2018
Picked this hotel for economy and location. Disappointed on both counts. Selected this hotel because of competitive rate, advertised location near restaurants and absence of cleaning fee. Surprise... at check out, there is a fat extra charge not mentioned in reservation process...strong note to TripAdvisor...look into this since you led us to this place!. Also, basic accommodations, studios, are across the street from the ocean (there really is not a beach...it is rocky shore). The hotel is also not close to the most attractive Alli Drive night life or restaurants. Room was very worn and air conditioner runs on a timer with one hour max. Also, the facility does not operate like a hotel. Most units are privately owned and desk service ended at 5pm the day we were there. There is not much good to say about this one except the pool is nice and good parts of Kona are a short car ride away.

Disappointing!
Martha M, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Mon May 28 11:14:50 EDT 2018
Booked one night here - was not informed In Advance there was no desk to check into after 5:00p.m. And had to use check in phone to get info. Was placed into a building down the road from main units(?) told there was “parking in front of unit” all parking “reserved “ for numbered units- well not ours..... Then was provided a unit right on main road with noise from street and a/c unit all night. The carpet was filthy, dishes needed washed before use ( food and lipstick stains- ugh) coffee pot leaked all over kitchen counter - very outdated in every way needs some TLC Price paid was not worth it!

Beware of getting Ripped Off!
pmahoney2017, Capalaba, Australia
Thu May 10 03:00:57 EDT 2018
We stayed recently at Castle Kona Bali Kai. We booked and prepaid for accommodation via Hawaiin Airlines. There was no mention of cleaning fees when we booked. A few days after we checked out we found a $93.75 US charge on our credit card. When we phoned to ask why we were told it was for a cleaning fee. We left the room neat and tidy and have never been charged for cleaning before anywhere else in the world. If they had of been upfront about this fee we would have booked elsewhere. The room itself is 3/5, but I think they are misleading and deceptive, therefore, 1/5. The photo of the hotel with the pool is also misleading. However, if you book a room listed as Mountainside then you're getting a room not in the same complex, but across a very busy road, far away from the pool. Reception closes at 5 pm so if you arrive after this time be prepared to unlock a key safe to get your key.

Ocean Front
Mary Jo C, San Clemente, California
Wed May 02 21:13:00 EDT 2018
Well furnished condos on the ocean front in Kailua Kona. Well stocked kitchen beautiful lanai with amazing ocean front view. Secure parking with association pool and spa. Repeat guest and close to all attractions and parks

Can you sleep with the lights on?
Phyllis C,
Tue May 01 12:57:55 EDT 2018
First off, the price offered on trip advisor was $113 per night. Our night turned out to be $153 because we accidentally used booking.com. Never again. . Add ons of taxes fees blah blah comes to $179. Credit card statement $267 including a "cleaning fee" which should have been included in the extra already charged right? Cleaning fee (for one night!) was never mentioned and we washed all the dishes, scrubbed the kitchen ourselves. All they needed to do was change the bed.MORE than double the original offering!!! Really? On top of that, it was advertised as air conditioned. Yes, the living room was air conditioned. The BEDROOM was NOT! it had a ceiling fan, but the ceiling fan only operated when the bright overhead light incorporated in it was on! So, stuffy, hot, dark room or fan and bright lights? We hardly slept! Not only that, but when anyone turned on the bathroom light at night, a very noisy fan came on that would wake you up even if you did fall asleep. Yuck. Crooks and inconsiderate owners, shoddy booking service. We go to Kona a lot. Never to them again. Go somewhere else!



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