Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!
Extra Value: Free Parking.
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

Aston Kona by the Sea is an intimate and relaxed 86-room condominium resort featuring the simplicity and comfort of a "home away from home." Fronting a magnificent, rocky shoreline, this resort features a sandy cove where you can sunbathe or watch the waves while you unwind in the shade of the coconut trees.

Accommodations at Aston Kona by the Sea can be found in two low-rise wings, each offering beautiful full or partial ocean views. All one- and two-bedroom suites at Aston Kona by the Sea are spacious and include fully equipped kitchens, WiFi internet access, and washer/dryers for extra convenience. You'll have your own private, furnished lanai (balcony) where you can take in spectacular sunsets over the Kona coast.

The resort has an oceanfront freshwater pool and surrounding sundeck with jet spa, lounge chairs, and barbecue grills. The lobby houses an activities desk where luaus, golf, helicopter sightseeing, and other exciting Big Island activities may be booked. You'll also have easy access to a wide range of nearby attractions such as championship golf courses, public tennis courts, and the many charming boutiques and restaurants of historic Kailua-Kona town.

Location

Kailua/Kona
Kona, HI, USA - Keahole (KOA) : 15 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1982
Last Renovation: 2009
All rooms non-smoking: 86
Floors: 4

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $12 (plus tax) per room, per day, 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. For detailed description of what’s included in the mandatory fee please see hotel policies.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Please note that holiday cancel penalties apply when any portion of reservation falls under the holiday time period.

Minumum night stay requirements may apply to your reservation.

Rollaway/Air bed is available at an additional fee payable to the hotel.

Cribs are free.

Room requests are not guaranteed and are based on availability at check-in.

Hotel requires a valid credit card imprint or cash deposit for incidentals upon check-in.

Convention attendees cannot book this property for their convention stay, they must book through the proper convention source.  Convention attendees that violate this policy will be responsible for paying any higher rates and may not be eligible for any promotional offerings.

Resort Fee – A mandatory hotel-imposed fee is charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out.

Amenities covered by this fee:
• Blu-ray, DVD and PlayStation 3 game rentals
• Daily coffee & tea
• High-speed Internet access & Wi-Fi
• Daily newspaper
• Local and toll-free calls
• In-room safe usage

The above list may not be comprehensive. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Pet Policy Pets Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating Based on 715 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful but could have been exceptional if only for the king size bed!

    I love to travel and my two important requirements in a place is cleanliness and a comfortable bed. This time we Decided to spend a bit more money since it was the first time at the Big Island. We got condo 210 a two bedroom Two bath oceanfront condo. The king size room had the ocean view and the twin size bedroom had the view to the Open air hallway and mountains.There was a shower next to the king size bedroom and a shower tub combo in the twin size room. The Lanai off of the living room area and the king size bed area were amazing. The kitchen had a large refrigerator, microwave, electric stove/ oven, Electric can-opener, dishwasher, full set of dishes and bowls, paper towels were provided, everything you would think you would need even salt and pepper. The condo had a stackable washer and dryer that worked well located off the kitchen area. Tips: buy your own laundry detergent. We got a small bag of the tide pods. If you want to use the dishwasher get some dishwashing pods as well. There is no restaurant on site you have to drive north for like 5 mins. There is a liquor store two doors north of the condo. Walkable. I would recommend getting a car for the Big Island. It is huge compare to the others and not much of any mass transit. Know were your food shopping stores are the local farmers markets close around 5 ish. Go to the beaches early because they get full quickly and parking is hard. Much of the local restaurants weren’t that good but the Kona brewery was awesome!!! Pro: The view!!!! No resort fee for us (booked with Costco travel). Or any crazy cleaning fee’s. We did pay a daily housekeeping fee but it was under $13 a day. The condo was clean and plenty of room for our two kids. Felt like a home instead of a hotel room. We loved that the bedrooms were divided by the living area. Housekeeping made our beds and gave us fresh towels everyday. Took the trash out. Even gave us 6 beach towels that were clean and thick. Free parking in a covered parking garage under the condo. They had a luggage cart available to use. Security was good you could only use the elevator with your key card. They provided free movie rentals and or video games two a day like a redbox rental. Playstation in the living room area. The staff was always friendly. The grounds were immaculate. Had a wonderful salt water pool right next to the shore. Had some beach toys like boogie board left in the twin size bedroom closet. Looked like it was left by previous guests. Cons: The king size bed was very uncomfortable. It was very hard and seems like it was an old mattress. The bed frame would make A creaking noise every time you would go into or out of the bed. We asked for a mattress pad or something from the front desk and they got us some foam yellow mattress topper. It made it a little bit more comfortable. The king size room only had a partition to separated from the living space. The furniture was a bit outdated like the sofas but they were very comfortable.

    Aug 09, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful views, comfortable and well appointed apartment

    Gorgeous views of the sea and the pool. It is not a big hotel so the pool was never crowded. Rooms very comfortable. Very effective dryer and washing machine for use. Dishwasher. Snorkels supplied in the room (and even golf clubs, if you wanted to play golf) plus coffee and a coffee machine. Large kitchen. A very short drive to town. Room regularly serviced. Really nice apartments. Pool towels and room towels supplied

    Aug 08, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Condo, not a resort

    We came to the Big Island after a fantastic week on Waikiki. While the views were spectacular, we were expecting a resort, not a condo. The property is older, although the unit itself is quite large. Having a bathroom and a half is also nice. The biggest drawback is that the entire condo is carpeted - shag! There is no ceiling fan in the bedroom and they all face the street, thus air circulation is poor. The carpet was filthy - more a product of being old as opposed to not being clean. The "beach" is sand bordering the real beach. You can not swim in the ocean due to rocks. Again, beautiful to look at and listen to. When we arrived, the women at the "desk" took our name, looked it up, handed us some paperwork and sent us on our way. We were supposed to be upgraded, given gifts etc based on an online package - nothing. When we entered the room there were all manner of rules about how the "residents" were to behave. Again, clearly not a resort. We also encountered a few "pests"... If you are looking for a condo to spend a week in that is quiet with fantastic views and a place to relax in - this is it. This is no frills - you are on your own. The furniture in our unit was not comfortable and the carpeting was a problem with Asthma. The kitchen was nice -- again minimum appliances, and the washer was nice. You can also park your car with no fee. Parking anywhere to go eat in Kona, however, is a royal pain.

    Aug 06, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent condo

    This was the best place we stayed on our trip to Hawaii. They provided pool towels in your room so you did not have to stand in line to get one. They had bbq grills by the beach. It is an oceanfront property. You can hear the waves from your room. There are a lot of lounge chairs by the ocean. The pool was a nice size. The rooms were very large and had a nice kitchen. Everything was very clean. The staff were very friendly. Would definitely come back here to stay. It was also convenient to a lot of shops and restaurants and convenient for sightseeing.

    Jul 19, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Kona by the Sea

    Stayed here for a week with the family. While the building is a bit dated, and shows it's age here and there, it was a great experience. My kids loved the fact that the master bedroom had a bed that was a little too firm for my liking. I ended up in a twin bed in the other bedroom. The view is amazing and with the ocean front room.

    Jun 28, 2019
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