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Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel


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2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: Free night and daily buffet breakfast for two (restricted to specific categories).
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

Westin Hapuna Beach Hotel was the vision and dream of respected hotelier Laurance S. Rockefeller. More than 37 years ago, he chose a patch of black lava in an inaccessible area, with two beautiful beaches, to create a work of art that changed the Big Island of Hawaii. Rockefeller envisioned a resort of world-class standards - complete with the hotels, golf courses and homes.

The first step was Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in 1965. In 1994, the second half of the dream was fulfilled with the opening of Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Steeped in Aloha, the classic elegance perpetuates the true Hawaiian traditions of the islands. On March 9, 2018, the hotel will officially become The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. The contemporary feel of Westin Hapuna Beach Hotel is manifested in its bold nature. Working together, these two distinct hotels comprise Mauna Kea Resort and create an outstanding experience.

All guestrooms are ocean-facing revealing the long inviting expanse of Hapuna Beach, each with spacious private balcony and double doors allowing for the trade winds to breeze through. Luxurious interiors are highlighted by a selection of natural materials, including rich woods and fine fabrics. The palette of chosen colors reinforces the sand, sea, and sunset environment afforded by the hotel's pre-eminent location.

Westin Hapuna Beach Hotel is situated on 32 oceanfront acres, nestled in natural bluffs overlooking the silky white sands of Hapuna Beach. Hapuna Golf Course features 18-holes of Scottish links-style championship golf designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay. Taking advantage of the dramatic natural contours of the land from the shoreline to 700 feet above sea level, it offers spectacular views of the Kohala Coast and Pacific Ocean while majestic Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and the Kohala Mountains form the backdrop.

In ancient times on the resort site, freshwater springs bubbled to the surface during heavy rainfall. These artesian fountains provided respite and renewal for travelers along the Kohala Coast. Thus the area was named "Hapuna" or "Spring of Life" in the Hawaiian language. This depiction of water became the symbol for the Westin Hapuna Beach Hotel.

The hotel is in the middle of extensive renovations. We look forward to welcoming you to the newly renovated Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. Completed renovations include guestrooms, public spaces and family pool; four new dining outlets; and a new infinity edge adult-exclusive pool. In May, work on the new Wellness Center and Westin Workout will be completed. It is Hapuna Beach Resorts top priority to ensure all guests have an exceptional experience.
HOTEL LOCATION
This hotel is magnificently set on the Big Island`s Kohala Coast, within the 1,839-acre Mauna Kea Resort.
Address: 62-100 KAUNA'OA DRIVE
KOHALA COAST
HI

US
Local Phone: 800-882-6060
Toll Free Phone: 1-866-PRINCE-6
Fax: 808-880-3142
Website Address: www.hapunabeachresort.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Included in fee)
Shopping Mall Nearby
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
66,000 square feet whale shaped infinity style pool with heated whirlpool. Towel service and Beach Bar for afternoon snacks and tropical drinks.
Golf: ON-SITE
The Hapuna Golf Course
Designed by Arnold Palmer, Hapuna Golf is an 18-hole championship links-style course nestled in the natural contours of the land. The course offers spectacular views of the Kohala Coast & Pacific, while majestic Mauna Kea & Mauna Loa form the backdrop.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $145.00
Cart Fee: included
Club Rental Fees: $45.
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 13
Outdoor Courts: 13
Court Fee: $15 pp-per day
Raquet Rental Fees: $ for rental equipment
Water Sports on Site
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Jogging Trail: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Complimentary
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
This is a modern open-air hotel featuring a dramatic lobby area, panoramic views throughout the property, and a contemporary Hawaiian ambiance. Set on 32 oceanfront acres along Hapuna Beach, this resort offers a vast array of activities. Hapuna Beach was named 1994`s "Best Beach in the World" by Conde Nast magazine, and other resort features include nightly entertainment, signing privileges at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, and two golf courses with special discounted golf packages. Beach: This property is set along a natural white sand beach named "Best Beach in the World" by Conde Nast in 1994. Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 351
Year Opened: 1994 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Daily Resort fee of $31.25 will be charged to guest folio. Payable directly to the hotel in resort.
ROOM TYPES
PREMIUM OCEAN SUITE FREE-NT BP
FREE-NT with BREAKFAST - - All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT SUITE, with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
PREMIUM OCEAN VW SUITE FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT SUITE with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
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OCEANFRONT SUITE
1200 sq ft 1BD/1BATH suite. Suite is situtated oceanfront with unobstructed Pacific views. Amenities include separate living/dining area with wet bar, mini fridge, luxury bath and much more. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults/2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
OCEANFRONT - PRINCE VALUE
All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT room but at a discounted rate. VALUE rooms are available at limited times during the year and are NOT combinable with any other promotions or specials. Room only. No extra inclusions.
Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN LANAI FREE-NT BFST
FREE-NT with BREAKFAST - - All the amenities of a PART OCEAN LANAI ROOM, with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
PREMIUM OCEAN VW W/BFST
BREAKFAST - All the amenities of the PREMIUM OCEAN VIEW room but with the added value of daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant. Not valid with any other promotions.
2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN LANAI ROOM W/BFST
BREAKFAST - All the amenities of the LANAI ROOM with the added value of a daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant. Not valid with any other promotions.
Other Amenities -
PREMIUM OCEAN W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE-NT with BREAKFAST - - All the amenities of a PREMIUM OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant.
2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
PREMIUM OCEAN VIEW FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the PREMIUM OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
PREMIUM OCEAN VIEW
600 sq. ft. room situated oceanfront with unobstructed views of the Pacific. Amenitesinclude private lanai, mini-fridge with bottled water, extra large bath and much more. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults/2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
PART OCEAN LANAI ROOM FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the PART OCEAN LANAI ROOM with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
LANAI ROOM
Larger room on floors 2-3 with partial ocean views from private balcony. Amenities include mini-fridge with bottled water, extra large bath and much more. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults/2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
PREMIER OCEAN VW - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - all the amenities of a PREMIER OCEAN VIEW room but offered at drastically discounted rates. Available for limited time periods during the year.
Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN LANAI - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - all the amenities of a PART OCEAN LANAI ROOM but offered at drastically discounted rates. Available for limited time periods during the year.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEAN VIEW W/BFST
BREAKFAST - All the amenities of the STANDARD OCEAN VIEW room but with the added value of a daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant. Not valid with any other promotions.
Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN VIEW W/BFST
BREAKFAST - All the amenities of the PART OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of a daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant. Not valid with any other promotions.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEAN VW W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE-NT with BREAKFAST - - All the amenities of a STANDARD OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEAN VIEW FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the STD OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEAN VIEW
600 sq. ft. room on floors 2-4 with ocean views from private balcony. Amenities include mini-fridge with bottled water, extra large bath and much more. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults/2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
PART OCEAN VIEW W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE-NT with BREAKFAST - - All the amenities of a PART OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT W/BFST
BREAKFAST - All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT room but with the added value of a daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant. Not valid with any other promotions.
Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN VIEW FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the PART OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN VIEW
600 sq ft. room on floors 2-3 with partial ocean views from private balcony. Amenities include mini-fridge with bottled water, extra large bath and much more. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults/2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
OCEAN VIEW - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - all the amenities of an OCEAN VIEW room, but offered at drastically discounted rates. Available for limited time periods during the year.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE-NT with BREAKFAST - - All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
PART OCEAN VW - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - all the amenities of a PART OCEAN VIEW room, but offered at drastically discounted rates. Available for limited time periods during the year.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT
600 sq. ft. room situated oceanfront with unobstructed views of the Pacific. Amenitesinclude private lanai, mini-fridge with bottled water, extra large bath and much more. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults/2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
OCEANFRONT SUITE W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT SUITE but with the added value of a daily breakfast buffet for two at Ocean Terrace Restaurant. Not valid with any other promotions.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT - FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -

OTHER INFO
Japanese (Yakuta) robes and slippers provided.
ADA compliant rooms available.
DINING
There are 6 Restaurants at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel:
Piko Coffe & Bar - Formerly the Reef Lounge. This new gathering place features a barrista bar, elevated convenience , connectivity and grab-n-go items & cocktail bar.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel - Guests have room signing privileges at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, our sister property. A complimentary evening dining shuttle operates nightly between the two hotels. Contact concierge for schedule.
On the Go-Island Breeze Cafe - Offering casual breakfast, lunch and dinner items for dining in or take-out. Open daily.
Ikena Landing - Formerly the Ocean Terrace, overlooking Hapuna Beach, this casual open-air breakfast restaurant offers healthyitems along with familiar favorites. Featuring a daily breakfast buffet and an extensive la carte menu. Open Daily for Breakfast.
MERIDA - Reopening in February (formerly the Coast Grille). Offering a Mediterranean inspired menu. Featuring a display kitchen private dining room, craft cocktails and expanded al fresco dining.
Naupaka Beach Grill - Formerly the Beach Bar, this newly renovated venue has enhanced seating with a shaded trellis. Serving a casual menu and an extensive list of local brews on tap.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
A variety of activities centered around "Hawaiiana."
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly entertainment.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Hawaiian arts and crafts, sandcastle building, hula dancing, t-shirt painting, pool- swims, beach/scavanger hunts, and movies.
Applicable Ages: 5 to 12 years old
Program Fees: $50 day/$25 half day

Babysitting Fee: contact hotel
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes
Children recieve amenity upon arrival.

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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel--a wonderful get-away
GLENDA S.
Jul 21 2017
If you want to stay at a beautiful beach resort on the Big Island of Hawaii, this is the place. The resort is off the beaten path, so it is away from the main attractions. That can be both a plus and a minus. We found it to be a plus.
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KEVIN G.
Sep 08 2011
We came to the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel for our honeymoon, first time Hawaii visitors. This was the perfect choice. The hotel is wonderful along with its staff. The beach is amazing, and the general feel of everything at this hotel is just perfect. The pictures of this place do not do it justice. I would HIGHLY recommend this hotel, and pretty much just Hawaii to everyone.
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TROY C.
Jul 21 2011
The Hotel was very nice, bar was always empty. Too slow, no fun.
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JON B.
May 14 2011
This was easily the best hotel we stayed in while in Hawaii.
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Lovely Hotel
Shirley E,
Sun May 13 09:11:44 EDT 2018
The good news is this is a beautiful hotel fronted by the best beach on the island. The customer service is wonderful, even the waitress at the pool restaurant calls you by name! The rooms are spacious with most having lovely ocean views. The reality is it's noisy all day long with construction. The hotel itself is mostly completed, however the oceanfront building that used to be apart of the hotel but is now being converted to luxury condos is being renovated. This process will likely take at least a year if not more. It's unfortunate for the hotel, as many will read these reviews and stay away. Do not miss staying at this beautiful hotel, but best to wait a year or more so you can truly appreciate the peace and tranquility this location can offer.

Stay away - unless you love the sound of jackhammers all day.
Tom M,
Thu May 10 15:59:27 EDT 2018
When we booked the hotel in February I called the hotel and specifically asked if the construction was finished. I wish I had the name of the person that I reached because she straight up lied to me and told me it was finished. IT IS NOT! And from the looks of it there are still many more months to go or maybe even another year. I’m sitting in a nice room in a nice hotel with an incredible view, but jackhammer sound is permeating the walls and all outdoor areas of the property. Welcome to paradise- not!

First Vaca in 5 Years
Alison S,
Thu May 10 09:38:25 EDT 2018
Thanks to TA we were aware of the renovations. However, the jackhammering from 9-5 on the private villa restoration (recently purchased part for the Hapuna) has just been insane. Everything else however has been dreamy, we have one more night here before we head back to reality. The staff has been wonderful, the grounds are gorgeous, food and drinks are delicious! Dinner at Meridia is a must and Kona espressos and the Pike Coffee bar are perfect. It was a real bummer about the noise, we have to pack up and spend the day next door at the Mauna Kea which is incredibly nice but not as big of a beach as Hapuna. Vacation problems, no complaints right?! Well this week was important to us for resting and the noise was 100% nap-prevention even inside our room. We hope to return after the construction is complete one day. The quiet early mornings and sunset hours have given us a real glimpse of what this hotel aspires to ultimately become.

Exceptional- Almost Perfect
samlikestravel, Denver, Colorado
Mon May 07 19:14:23 EDT 2018
My husband and I just finished 10 nights here and were blown away! They are nearing the end of the major remodel and when completed- this will be “the place.” I almost think twice about reviewing it because it will be more difficult to find availability once the word is out. Hapuna beach is right there on site and it is perfect. Activities or lounging all great. View the sunset from here. The resort is beautiful and clean. The rooms are excellent with views, plenty of space and a small refrigerator (which you may need- see below). Our housekeeper for most of our stay was Lilibeth and she kept the room immaculate and was very timely. Overall the food is excellent and fairly priced for the Big Island (we did not do the breakfast buffet). The food highlight for us was Meridia for dinner (7 or 8 times). Chef Chris at Meridia is exceptional! (We do not say that lightly- exceptional!) His flavor profiles are outstanding. Try the sauces with the fish and beef kabobs and also the stuffed peppers with chicken for apps; amazing flavors. Every main dish was superb; steak or pasta all of them. Also, the crudo bar was so tasty. Chef Kapono was on top of his game. Sit at the bar if you like that: fun, views and a great staff of bartenders. Luther is a big, nice and thoughtful guy. He even saved their last bottle of the wine we had been drinking so that we could have it on out last night. (We did not ask, he just put it in the back in case.) Roydan was there filling in fo a couple of nights and was equally wonderful and a wealth of information for things to do/ places to go. Bill manages all of this with attention and efficiency. A great guy who guests and employees all seemed to appreciate. My one complaint is that the beer and wine prices were too high; not yet excessive but getting close. $8 for draft beer at the pool bar for beer from Kona is too much. A bottle of Hess wine, $46 at Meridia can be found at the ABC store down the road for $12. At least the room had a mini fridge! A fine line I know because no one wants people getting out of control with low alcohol prices. We think they will figure it out. Aside from one little complaint- this resort and the wonderful people who run it are outstanding!! Mahalo!!

Loved Every Second of It
akafurby, Barrington, IL
Mon Apr 30 09:08:18 EDT 2018
This is my third time to Hapuna and I dare say third time is the charm. I had booked this vacation months and months ago, knowing full well it was undergoing a renovation, because I'd loved it so much before. I was very wary with early reviews being so negative but as the trip got closer and I had to commit, I saw the reviews turn and I knew I'd have nothing to worry about. So let me say upfront: The hotel is still under construction. As of late April they are working on the east side of the hotel, and it's at half-capacity. Which is a glorious thing, actually, because it means less people. :) I did see some construction barriers and I did hear some construction noise but honestly it was in NO WAY obtrusive and was no different than the noise made by the landscapers using their leaf blower to keep the pathways pristine. I don't dispute that past reviewers may have had an unfortunate experience - especially when the hotel was void of amenities - but I do think some of the reviewers of late are terribly picky. We didn't get the chance to experience the coffee bar/happy hour bar. It was closed during our stay because of construction. It might have been nice to have learned of that during check-in vs. coming up to a "Closed" sign on our first day but we rolled with it. The new pool deck is such a welcome addition. The adults-only area is lovely, although the pool deck and hot tub surround do get really hot in the midday sun. You want to wear deck shoes. The family pool was just as lovely. Weird thing, though, the family deck hot tub seems WAY hotter than the adults only one, seemed a little strange for such a kid-friendly spot. May want to check on that before dipping in. We LOVED, LOVED, LOVED the pool bar and wished it opened earlier and stayed open later. The drinks were great, the food even better, reasonably priced for a resort, and the staff was super friendly. I was less impressed with Meridia. Gorgeous location and the food was okay but I felt the menu was a bit limited. Nothing really said "wow" when I read Would be interesting to see how they evolve as I know they're still so new. Service was a bit leisurely but if you can adapt your Mainland expectations it's all good. We weaned off the breakfast buffet later in our stay. The buffet is good and plentiful but after a few days in a row it loses a bit of panache. It is spendy (especially when you add a champagne or two!) and I just couldn't eat enough to justify the value. My fiance definitely made up for me. :) I don't understand the prior reviews about dispassionate staff. Every single person we met at Hapuna greeted us with a sincere smile, asked us how we were enjoying our stay, and just did little things here and there to make us feel special and valued. They were really great. I think our favorite was Frolan. :) I don't quite get the knock for the pricey-ness of the place. I would think people would do their homework before coming here and know what they're getting into. Yes, it is off the beaten path and if you're looking for less-expensive alternatives you will have to drive. So drive and enjoy the scenery! Waimea is lovely! As is Waikoloa. Yes, it's quiet at night. If you want more of a nightlife, there are different options. Personally the thought of staying at a 1000-room resort for the "city" aspect gives me hives, hence my love for the chill charm of Hapuna. The beach at Hapuna is the best there is on the island, hands down. And it was never, ever, ever crowded. It was glorious. No fight for a chair. No worry about leaving my belongings while I took a dip. This trip I snorkeled for the first time and saw the most beautiful, colorful fish. Absolutely a highlight. I will absolutely be back to Hapuna...and as quickly as I can. Even if I kinda hope that people are still scared off by construction so we can have more of the place to ourselves. :)



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