Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added 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.

Location

Kailua/Kona
Kona International Airport : 11 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1969
Last Renovation: 1993
Condos: 154
Floors: 3

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory The front desk is open from 8:00 am until 5:00pm local time. After hour check in procedure: Although the lobby will be gated, please proceed to the phone located right behind the lobby gate. This will then connect to the property’s answering service. They will then provide directions to the guests’ room and combination for the lock-box. The following morning, we ask that the guests proceed to the front desk to formally check-in.
Advisory The following mandatory cleaning fees plus tax will be collected at check-out. Fee is approximate and subject to change without notice. For stays of 1-9 nights: Studios - $100 + tax 1 Bedroom - $135 + tax 2 Bedroom - $160 + tax For stays of 10 or more nights: Studios - $165 + tax 1 Bedroom - $200 + tax 2 Bedroom - $240 + tax

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information:
Room taxes are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

 

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

3.5 star tripadvisor rating Based on 500 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Stunning ocean views

    This condo was incredibly beautiful. Loved waking up to drink my coffee on the Lanai and watching the surfers. Condo has air conditioning and elevators. Pool was great too. Was close to town and airport. Would stay here again.

    Jul 13, 2019
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    No Air Conditioning

    Ocean side units have no air conditioning. Units are older. Pros - Comes with a complete kitchen and 2 full bathrooms. Unit is pretty spacious. Good value for a family of 4 (if you use the sofa bed). Cons - Unit was old. Sofa bed was dusty. We came in late so pretty self serve on the check in (a security guard gave us the lockbox code). No air conditioning.

    Jul 10, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Get ocean view

    Great place. I have stayed both mountain view studio and oceanfront 2 bedroom. Highly recommend the ocean view condo. The mountain view you have to walk across the street to the lobby and pool/spa.the 2 bedroom condo was amazing,clean, and great for a family. The pool is heated just to the right temperature and the hot tub was amazing at night when settling down from a busy day. The picture is the view from our condo.

    Jun 04, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    stairs

    Be careful, the info given to us said they had elevators. They only have elevators in part of the property, So, if you have trouble with stairs, make sure you are in the correct spots. They tried to be helpful, but it was after dark and raining, so the process was difficult. Property seems a little run down. PLus, be very sure what unit you get if it does or does not have air conditioning.

    May 29, 2019
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nightmare

    Terrible dump stay away, nothing like the pictures, no A/C in the rooms and very deteriouted place, run down furniture. ceiling fans dont work, you can t leave windows open cause bugs come in so you cant enjoy the ocean view from outdoor balcony, scary looking place its not a resort its more like ghetto apartments they should not call it a resort and you have to pay all these cleaning fees they very bad experience the hotel didnt refund my money as they said they will stay away pay somewhere else

    May 08, 2019
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