Kona Seaside Hotel - Kailua-Kona  2 stars

75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua, Kailua-Kona, United States, 96740  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking


24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool




 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


Kona Seaside is a 2-star hotel offering modern accommodation not far from Hawaii Gateway Energy Center, Holualoa Village and Kona Kozy's Comedy & Magic Show.

Set few steps from beautiful beaches close to gardens and parks. The property is placed next to Mauna Kea Summit, Ahuena Heiau and Island Breeze Luau as well as shopping centers and coffee shops.

Enclosed by monuments and a palace, the hotel offers spectacular views over the ocean.

15 minutes' drive from Kona International airport.


The comfortable hotel provides guests with 225 rooms including Deluxe Double Room and Superior Double Room that offer a writing desk, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a mini-refrigerator and individual climate control. They offer en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.


The family restaurant provides delicious meals.


Guests are welcome to use parking, a safe deposit box and a lift for general purposes and computers, a business center and internet access for business needs.


Guests will benefit from a sundeck, an outdoor swimming pool and a golf course. Sport facilities include deep-sea fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving and more.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms   228.

City Center Kailua-Kona - 700 ft
Airports Kona International Airport (KOA) - 7.5 mi, Kamuela (MUE) - 32.8 mi
Restaurants Kona Brewing Company Pub & Brewery (cuisine: Pub) - 600 ft, Quinn's Almost By The Sea (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood) - 400 ft
Beaches Island Breeze Luau - 2000 ft, Kona Coast State Park - 1.1 mi
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Business corner
Leisure facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach towels
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request
Kitchen facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Bed type: Double beds or 1 King or 1 Double bed or Double Bed

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    Bed type: Double Bed

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      Bed type: Double Bed


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        Kona Seaside LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        • Kona Kollectables
          3000 ft
        • Lei Aloha Charter Fishing
          5.5 mi
        Popular areas
        • City Center
          400 ft
        • Hawaii Gateway Energy Center
          1.6 mi
        Shopping areas
        • Fun Factory
          400 ft
        • Swing Zone
          4000 ft
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Ahu'ena Heiau
          400 ft
        • Hulihee Palace Gift Shop
          400 ft
        • Hulihee Palace
          1400 ft
        • Old Kona Airport Park
          1.4 mi
        Universities, Institutes
        Oceanfront Areas

        Local Attractions

        • Kona Coast State Park
          1.1 mi
          Highway 19, Kailua-Kona
        • Kona Kozy's Comedy & Magic Show
          2.4 mi
          5815 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona
        • Mauka Meadows
          2.5 mi
          75-5476 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
        • Holualoa Village
          2.7 mi
          Highway 180, Kailua-Kona
        • Magic Sands
          2.8 mi
          Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona

        Near the hotel

        • Kailua Pier
          300 ft
          75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona
        • Kamakahonu
          300 ft
          75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona
        • Ahuena Heiau
          700 ft
          Behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kailua-Kona
        • Mokuaikaua Church
          1200 ft
          75-5713 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona
        • Island Breeze Luau
          2000 ft
          75-5660 Kopiko Street C7-161, Kailua-Kona
        • Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center
          4100 ft
          P.O. Box 833, Kailua-Kona

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Kona Brewing Company Pub & Brewery

          64% likes this, based on 1025 reviews
          Cuisine: Pub
          Price Range: USD 10 - USD 20

          600 ft
          75-5629 Kuakini Highway

          Phone: 808-334- 2739

        • Quinn's Almost By The Sea

          67% likes this, based on 452 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
          Price Range: USD 21 - USD 21

          400 ft
          75-5655 Palani Rd Ste A

          Phone: 808 329 3822

        • Splasher's Grill

          71% likes this, based on 633 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: USD 8 - USD 16

          600 ft
          75 5663 Palani Road

          Phone: (808)326-2212

        • Island Breeze Luau at the King Kamehameha Hotel

          67% likes this, based on 135 reviews
          Cuisine: Hawaiian
          Price Range: USD 52 - USD 102

          300 ft
          75-5660 Palani Road

          Phone: (808) 331-6387

        • Honu's

          72% likes this, based on 75 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

          300 ft
          75-5660 Palani Rd

        Kona Seaside Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kona Seaside

        Average guest rating

        out of 10
        Based on 210 reviews

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        Individual guest reviews

        • Single

          Hotel was as expected after reading the other reviews on here and Trip Advisor. The hotel has dated decor but was clean. I stayed there for 2 main reasons; location to the dive shop I was going to be doing all my diving with (20 minute walk) and the price as I didn't want to spend a ton of money on lodging for this particular trip since it was only 3 nights and I was by myself. Location is convenient with several very good restaurants nearby and shopping all within walking distance. Staff was friendly and helpful in arranging an early morning cab ride to the airport for me. Decent value for the money and I would not hesitate to stay here again when in Kona.

          Dead cockroach on the floor next to the sliding door to the balcony. Never saw any live bugs of any kind so I tend to believe this might have been isolated. Room service forgot to add coffee during one of the cleanings which meant I could not have any coffee in the room prior to leaving...a nit I know but sometimes you just want to make coffee and sit before beginning the day. But that got me moving a bit sooner so I could go hunt down some coffee.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Thank you for an opportunity to stay in your hotel! I like very much the people (very nice ladies in reception area). I was afraid that my room will be very noisy and asked for quiet room dacing away from traffic - my wish was met and it was O.K. (I used my ear plugs during the night just in case). Breakfast was good and in great location with nice waterfront view! Swimming pools nice and clean! Your price for hotel room I stayed in was reasonable. I would stay in your hotel again.Thank you! Sincerely yours, Andrew

          My bed was little too hard...

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Nice people, clean rooms, good value, good locatiom

          Not enough parking spaces

          • Average rating
        • Single

          I have stayed at the Seaside at least a half dozen times. It is clean, safe, great location, and inexpensive. For me, that is all I need. I am already planning my next visit.

          The Seaside is an old hotel, but well maintained. It can be noisy. If you are a light sleeper, you probably will not like it.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The free breakfast was great.

          The room we had (5019) was the noisiest I've ever had. It took a while to fall asleep due to the traffic noise on Palani. Having a motor cycle dealer across the street was partly responsible.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The location.I Did not use the pool but it was nice and clean.

          For the price paid internet should be included. In the bathroom no hairdryer. No safe in the room. Rooms are too noisy (windows are really "light", you hear all the traffic. The breakfast is not in the hotel. They give you a voucher you can spend in a nerby restaurant. Parking was additional 5 dollars (again for the price paid parking should be included).

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Really good value for money. The restaurant 5 course meal for $14.95 right on the beach was fantastic! Lovely, helpful staff on the front desk.

          Parking is limited, so we did not feel confident going out in the evening in case there were no parks left when we returned.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          swimming pool is ok

          Wifi was not free (and a bit slowish for the price)

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          We stayed at this hotel because it was convenient for us. We came from Maui to join our ohana in the celebration of our cousin's 1st luau at the Hale Halawai Hall near the beach, which was" Awesome". Pretty much everything is in walking distance, the shopping, Ono-Ono restaurants (all types) reasonable prices for the ohana,parking so convenient to get in and out. The hotel is clean, walk ways, pools, lobby, hotel rooms and laundry room. Can't forget the staff, we always can tell when they are friendly, it starts with the front desk when you check in. The staff would greet us everyday while we were there, rather if it was day or night. We would recommend this hotel to anyone who will be visiting Kailua, Kona. Mahalo for making our weekend vacation a memorable one. Until we meet again aloha !!!!! Eddie & Van

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          I liked the free breakfast. The restaurant was nice. The location of the hotel itself was excellent: walking distance from everything we wanted. The staff were very friendly and competent. The lobby was beautiful. The beds were comfortable. Everything clean.

          The location of the room. It was close to a busy intersection. We asked to change rooms, but the alternative we were offered was just a few doors down from there, still close to the intersection with traffic noise and pollution. The rest of the hotel seemed relatively empty including rooms on the quiet side of the hotel, and we wondered why we couldn't be over there. The plug in our bathroom sink was loose.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          It was fairly close to the airport which made it easy to get to. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. It was a big place with 2 pools and a few good choices for breakfast, one of which we enjoyed overlooking the ocean.

          I wished they would have offered a shuttle to and from the airport. Of the 3 hotels recommended none offered shuttles so I just happened to pick Seaside, but if they had a shuttle from the airport it would have made Seaside definately the one to choose over the competition.

          • Average rating
        • Couple


          Breakfast was limited and not many options were available

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Nice location, in town center & near seaside. Nice breakfast restaurant. Hotel site good and well maintained. Good and clean rooms

          Many youths, which means that it can be noisy, particularly Friday- and Saturday evenings

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Location near shops and water front.

          It is a bit old and tired, with furnishings and fittings in need of an upgrade.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Helpfulness of staff. Also, I like the fact that each room has a lanai.

          • Average rating
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