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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel


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2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: No Resort Fee. Free internet access. Free night and daily buffet breakfast for two (specific category restrictions apply).
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

2019 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: No Resort Fee. Free internet access. Free night and daily buffet breakfast for two (specific category restrictions apply).
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

"Every great beach deserves a great hotel."

This was said by Laurance S. Rockefeller, who founded the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in 1965. He knew the great beach at Kauna'oa also deserved spectacular golf and exceptional dining to accompany the most exclusive and expensive resort of its day. Four decades later, following a $150 million repair and renovation, The Mauna Kea once again stands as a landmark of luxury on the Big Island's golden Kohala Coast.

Gracious guestrooms, artfully enhanced by John Hara Associates Inc. and Barry Design Associates showcase Mr. Rockefeller's signature "understated elegance" in a graceful fusion of modern features and fabulous style. The rooms have crisp, clean lines, cloud white and bold sunset colors, along with the unchanged "wow" of wonderful views from the wide lanai. New, refined furnishings and fun finishing touches are subtly supported by hi-tech bells and whistles to produce a luxury guestroom experience that is ultra-high quality and ultimately comfortable.

The "new" Mauna Kea Beach Hotel restaurants are designed with a creative combination of cultured international cuisine and fresh, local Kohala Coast ingredients prepared with "lokomaika'i" (sharing with kindness from within). With a delicious mix of steadfast tradition and new attitude, the fine dining restaurants have exciting new sounds, sights, scents, and tastes to share, whether you're barefoot on the beach or all dressed up with someplace wonderful to go.

Since 1964 the Golf Course at Mauna Kea has led the way in standards of course beauty and design, solidifying its place in Hawaii's history as one of the most scenic and favored golf courses. Avid golfers and guests of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel continue to enjoy Robert Trent Jones, Sr.'s award-winning golf course and its recent updates and beautification by Rees Jones.

The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is known for its remarkable sense of place that enhances without intruding on dramatic natural surroundings. With a timeless tradition of aloha, The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel welcomes generations of guests to come and be inspired by the past, embraced by the moment, enchanted by the warm days and exciting possibilities ahead.
HOTEL LOCATION
Located on the Big Island on the Kohala Coast.
Address: 62-100 MAUNA KEA BEACH DRIVE
KAMUELA
HI

US
Local Phone: 800-882-6060
Fax: 808-882-5700
Website Address: www.princeresortshawaii.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(self $20 / valet $25)
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Golf: ON-SITE
Mauna Kea Beach Golf Club
Designed by Robert Trent Jones St. Newly renovated
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $230 (approx.)
Cart Fee: Included
Club Rental Fees: TBA
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 13
Outdoor Courts: 13
Court Fee: $20 pp per day
Raquet Rental Fees: $5.00 per day (subject to change without notice)
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is known for its remarkable sense of place that enhances without intruding on dramatic natural surroundings. 2007, the American Institute of Architects recognized the hotel as one of the 150 best works of architecture nation Priceless art collection, famed crescent shaped beach. Beach: Overlooking Kauna'oa Bay. Located on one of the finest natural white sand beaches in Hawaii. Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 258
Year Opened: 1965 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express
ROOM TYPES
OCEANFRONT - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT room are included.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the BEACHFRONT (2-4) room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
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BEACHFRONT (FLR 2-4)
457 sf room with large 133 sf lanai. Located in the Beachfront Tower featuring views of lawn and ocean with quick, direct access to beach. Large bathroom with separate tub and shower. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:Fee required
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DLX GOLF-VISTA W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of a DELUXE GOLF-VISTA room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT (2-4) BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of a BEACHFRONT (2-4) room are included.
Other Amenities -
DLX GOLF-VISTA W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a DELUXE GOLF-VISTA room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
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DELUXE GOLF-VISTA VIEW FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the DELUXE GOLF-VISTA room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
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DLX GOLF-VISTA VIEW
880 sf total with large private lanai. Located on the south end of the main tower on floors 5 thru 8. Garden, lawn and mountain views. Oversized bathroom with separate tub and shower. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:Fee required
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEANFRONT W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
GOLF-VISTA DELUXE - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of a GOLF-VISTA DELUXE room are included.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEANFRONT W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a STD OCEANFRONT room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
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.
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OCEANFRONT
547 sf room located on floors 5-8 on the north end of the Main Tower. Offers spectacular ocean views of the coast line and Pacific. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
GOLF-VISTA W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of a GOLF-VISTA room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT LAWN W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of a BEACHFRONT LAWN room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT DLX 8TH FLR FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the DLX OCEAN VIEW - 8TH FLOOR room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
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PREMIER OCEANFRONT 8TH FLOOR
900 sf room located on the top floor (8th) of the main tower. Large, private balcony for enjoying panoramic ocean and coast line views. Extra large bathroom with separate shower and soaking tub. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:Fee required
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
GOLF-VISTA W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a GOLF-VISTA room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
PREMIER OCNFRONT DLX BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of a PREMIER OCEANFRONT DELUXE room are included.
Other Amenities -
GOLF-VISTA FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the GOLF-VISTA room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
GOLF-VISTA VIEW
590 sq. ft with large private lanai. Located in the north end of the main tower, on floors 5 thru 8. Views of the front lawn, golf course and Kohala mountain range are standard. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
BEACHFRONT LAWN FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the BEACHFRONT LAWN room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEAN VIEW W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of a STD OCEAN VIEW room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT LAWN
Large room (590 sf) located on the first floor of the Beachfront Tower. Ground floor accessibility to the beach makes this a perfect room for families. Large bathroom with separate tub and shower. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
GOLF-VISTA ROOM - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of a GOLF-VISTA room are included.
Other Amenities -
DLX OCEANFRONT W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT DELUXE room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
STD OCEAN VIEW W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a STD OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT LAWN - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of a BEACHFRONT LAWN room are included.
Other Amenities -
DLX OCEANFRONT 8TH FLR W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT DELUXE (8th FLR) room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
DLX OCEANFRONT W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a DLX OCEANFRONT room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT DELUXE FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT DELUXE room the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
DLX OCEANFRONT
Slightly larger (800 sf +) room on the south end of the Main Tower. Located on the 5th thru 7th floors. Panoramic ocean views, large private baclony and large bathroom with separate tub and shower are standard. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:Fee required
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Carpet
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN VIEW - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of an OCEAN VIEW room are included.
Other Amenities -
OCEAN VIEW FREE-NT
FREE-NT room. All the amenities of the OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing.
Other Amenities -
OCEAN VIEW
457 sf room with large private balcony. Located in the north end of the Main Tower on floors 5 thru 7. Featuring panoramic views of the beach and coast line. Sleeps 3.
1 King Bed Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:Fee required
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DLX OCF 8TH FLR W/BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a DLX OCEANFRONT (8TH FLR) room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
BCHFRONT (FL 2-4) FREE-NT BFST
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a BEACFRONT (FLRS 2-4) room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT (FLRS 2-4) W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of a BEACHFRONT (FLR 2-4) room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT DELUXE - BOOK NOW
BOOK NOW, SAVE LATER rooms - - drastically reduced rates offered at limited times during the year. All the amenities of an OCEANFRONT DELUXE room are included.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT LAWN BFST FREE-NT
FREE NT W/BREAKFAST ROOM - - all the amenities of a BEACHFRONT LAWN room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
Other Amenities -

OTHER INFO
Fee for internet access applies.
Extra people in room require a rollaway bed.
Room Service (restrictions may apply)
Fresh flower lei upon arrival.
DINING
There are 4 Restaurants at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel:
Hau Tree - Casual dining by the beach.
Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar - Hawaii Regional Cuisine - Exhibition kitchen.
Restaurant (TBA) - Fine dining restaurant.
#3 - New clubhouse restaurant located at the Mauna Kea Golf Course.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Art & Garden Tours, yoga and beach activities.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Sunset ceremony at Copper Bar. Hawaiian music and Hula Luau on Tuesday nights, and clambake on Saturday nights.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Age appropriate activities, Hawaiian and island cultural focus, Hawaiian arts & crafts, T-shirt painting, Pole fishing, and beach treasures/scavenger hunts.
Applicable Ages: 5 to 12 years old
Program Fees: $60 full/$30 half

Children's Facilities
Game Room

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A very outstanding restaurant on the Kona Coast
Allen C, Edmonds
Tue Dec 11 19:00:08 EST 2018
This is one of the most picturesque spots in all Hawaii. Try the Manta Restaurant and order the fresh catch of the day. After dinner peruse the the halls and see the collection of art that inhabits the walls or go to the waters edge to try to see the Manta rays surfacing. You will not be disappointed.

Took all our children and husbands to Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. 6 rooms . Used all facilities. Wonderful hotel & staff
Joan S,
Tue Dec 11 14:49:56 EST 2018
All restaurant reservations and food service was great. Rooms were beautiful. Service was fine. We spent time with the entire adult family and used all the facilities. No one had any complaints. Concierge made outside dinner reservations for us. We were pampered.

Expensive ... yet it is....
KerryM911, San Diego, California
Sun Dec 09 18:47:55 EST 2018
Expensive ... yet it is worth it! Wow! What a great hotel! I was simply amazed everyday at how good all of the food is, how wonderful the Staff is and how beautiful the area is. You can swim with the Manta Reys at night, you can lay out on a beautiful sandy beach and teh water is crystal clear! I highly recommend this hotel!

The best splurge on Hawaii's Big Island (Kohala Coast)
C2000Consulting, Oakland, California
Sun Dec 09 14:21:47 EST 2018
Imagine walking into a hotel lobby that's open to the ocean breezes, then stepping up to a front desk that welcomes you in low key Hawaiian style. I know of only two venues on the Big Island that fit that description. The Mauna Kea is by far the more reasonably priced of the two. During your stay the staff remains mostly in the background unless you need something, at which point they magically appear. No, Raffles has not taken over the Mauna Kea. The tenets of Far East elegance are nonetheless evident in every detail of this Kohala Coast retreat. The story behind this is telling. Before it became a resort, the property belonged to the Rockefeller family. The fabulous beach and breath-taking views must have struck them. It has since grown into a hospitality business, helped along by Far East interests who knew how to run a luxury property. They built one of the most gorgeous golf courses in the world right there on site. Someone's doing something right, because the business has survived real challenges. For several years the restaurants struggled to live up to the quality of the overall venue. Then the last major earthquake in the area literally broke the hotel's back (a main beam). They were closed for over a year. Yet on our December 2018 visit the Manta Restaurant was outstanding, and the hotel's charms were in top-notch shape. Time will tell if Marriott's recent involvement will add or detract. But for the moment, if you visit the Big Island and are in the mood for a bit of a splurge, stay here!

Fading glory
chicadad, Paris, France
Sun Dec 09 13:30:37 EST 2018
This is a beautiful property, with fabulous views and what is likely the best beach in Hawaii. But in terms of service and clientele, it has become much less than it was in the past. Manta Restaurant service last night was quite poor: 1/2 hour wait for the server to ask if we wanted a drink; 45 minutes until our order was taken. Very expensive for what you get and the poor service. In the morning, nearly a half hour wait for an outside table. They have coffee and tea available while you wait, but the coffee was empty and not refilled. After that it was OK. Under Marriott’s management, the attention to detail has greatly diminished, whether through lack of training or staff, budget issues or something else. There seem to be lots of staff, especially in restaurants, who accomplish very little. Dishes and leaves line the hallways (the trades are and have been very strong for the past few days). It wouldn’t have been like that in the past. This off week (mid-December) has seen affinity groups of people rather than FIT guests, and some have been loud, drunk and obnoxious at the pool and beach bar and even in the lobby. Perhaps many are using points, and/or aren’t used to staying in a “luxury” hotel, but there definitely are several poorly-mannered people here now that were quite rare in the past. We won’t be coming back. I’d rather spend more money and stay Four Seasons.



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