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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel


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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
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.
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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.
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BEACHFRONT LAWN W/BFST
BREAKFAST ROOM - - All the amenities of a BEACHFRONT LAWN room plus daily breakfast buffet for two at Manta Restaurant.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 -
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.
Other Amenities -
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.
Other Amenities -
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 -

OTHER INFO
Extra people in room require a rollaway bed.
Room Service (restrictions may apply)
Fresh flower lei upon arrival.
Fee for internet access applies.
DINING
There are 4 Restaurants at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel:
Restaurant (TBA) - Fine dining restaurant.
#3 - New clubhouse restaurant located at the Mauna Kea Golf Course.
Hau Tree - Casual dining by the beach.
Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar - Hawaii Regional Cuisine - Exhibition kitchen.
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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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
A beautiful beach with white sand!
Love-Maui-101, Tigard, Oregon
Wed Apr 10 10:25:16 EDT 2019
We stayed here for five nights over spring break. The hotel surroundings and grounds are breathtaking. There's a trail that goes toward the tennis courts and the lava rock formations here with the breaking surf are beautiful. Several "Kodak moments." We ate at the Copper Bar three nights and found the food delicious. The service was a little slow but it was very busy with spring break and we were on Hawaii time! There's a huge beach area with many umbrellas at no charge for resort guests. Our room was comfortable and I would call the decor in the Frank Lloyd Wright design. Also, laundry facilities were provided for free along with the soap and fabric softener. A nice touch. We would go back in a heartbeat!

Best hotel we’ve ever stayed at
Beach_and_mtns, Boston, Massachusetts
Tue Apr 09 12:06:29 EDT 2019
My wife and I just completed three nights at the Mauna Kea and wish we had stayed longer as opposed to jumping to Kauai. We were treated like royalty, and wish we could go back. My wife is Marriott Platinum, and spends many nights at Westin’s every year. We were treated to an upgraded to a gorgeous corner ocean view room. The room was fantastic, and the balcony was very private. The beach is fantastic, and the free beach chairs are a nice touch. Platinum members get treated to a free buffett breakfast. Each item we ate was better than the last. We will be talking about the banana bread for many years. Each staff member we encountered around the property was fantastic. The staff here are trained service professionals, and have an eye towards the details. This service elevated the stay from excellent to perfection. There are a lot of families staying here when we were there. We were pleasantly surprised by how well behaved all the children were. I can’t recall hearing a kid having a meltdown or screaming once. The only complaint from our stay was the Peleton bikes had disconnected from Wi-Fi, and we weren’t able to reconnect them. We had dinner at Copper several nights, and found the pricing to be more reasonable than restaurants we have been to on Kauai which is where our vacation took us to next. We will be back to the Mauna Kea, but not soon enough.

Spent over $880 on meals and had to pay $25 for parking
Mahaloken, Folsom, California
Tue Apr 09 11:11:02 EDT 2019
Use to be free to park and spend lots of $ - no more. $25 each visit with no complimentary parking. It all has changed since Marriott has taken over. All about the money regardless of how much we spent dinning and entertaining.

The Best!
Conseiller99, Roseland, New Jersey
Wed Apr 03 00:26:27 EDT 2019
We love this place. We honeymooned here and keep coming back. The best beach; incredible views; beautiful rooms; nice people; great beach bar in The Hau Tree; nice Hawaiian entertainment with slack key and hula every night from 5:30-8:30 in The Copper Bar, with its casual menu, open air but covered; and Manta, the upscale restaurant with excellent food. Great golf course. Simply terrific!

Beautiful Hotel with Rude Front Desk Staff
marcusbp, New York City, New York
Sun Mar 31 10:57:10 EDT 2019
We checked in at the same time as another couple we were with. The person checking them in gave them a map of the grounds, told them about breakfast, pointed out some spots to check out at the hotel, and took his time. We, on the other hand, were checked in within 2 minutes. Swiped our card and said they would call us when our room was ready. I asked if it was possible ti get a king bed after he informed us that we had two queens, and he simply goes "No, we can't do that". With a sour taste in our months we headed to the beach to meet up with our friends. The beach setup is amazing, towels and chair covers all included with the price of the room. Tons of space for everybody so you don't feel cramped, and a short walk from even the back row of chairs to the ocean. The water was beautiful, good waves but not too rough. We figured the front desk staff could have been the low point and everything else was going to be great. Upon returning from dinner we found that our 1st floor beachwing room was full of mosquitos. We killed about 15 and then found ore were already dead inside of the picture frames on the wall. We called to complain, and we were told that a bellhop would come shortly. Down comes Donald, the single most friendly person we met on our weeklong trip. Donald actually helped us pack our suitcases, moved all of our bags for us, and seemed completely shocked when we tipped him. We were moved to the 3rd floor, and our mosquito problem was over! Not to mention, we also had a king bed, which the guy at the front desk said wasn't possible. The next day they did send us a note apologizing with some homemade chocolate covered macadamia nuts, it was as if somebody told them to exact way to win me over! Also, I should point out, the bathrooms are very spacious and the shower/tub is very large. You can actually keep the blinds up and have a great view of the ocean, or lower the shades for some privacy. From then on it was smooth sailing! We spent tons of time at the beach and the pool. The food at the resort is expensive and run of the mill, but thats what you get at a resort. I would advise against the $38 breakfast buffet at Mantra if you can avoid it. Even grabbing a $12 breakfast wrap or sandwich at Copper Bar instead leaves you with some more money in your pocket to spend at the Beach Bar. The food at the pool is also pricey. We spend $75 for a grilled cheese, french fries, a lemonade and a Caesar Salad with about 2 ounces of fish on it. If you are looking to save money I would reccomend grabbing some alcohol before you get to the hotel, or grabbing beer at the gift shop in the lobby which actually wasn't a bad deal. Our last day we got a late checkout at 2PM, but we weren't heading to the airport until 5:30. An employee recommended to keep a bag with a change of clothes and to shower and change at the Golf Course Locker Room which was a great idea! All in all, I would recommend this resort in a heartbeat, but would say to request a room not on the 1st floor and just go in knowing that you are at a luxurious resort and good is expensive.



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