Be sure to request the bed you want on check-in. We didn't request a King and they gave us 2 queens... See full review
May 15, 2014
This resort is one of the best I've ever been. I checked neighboring Fairmont and Hilton and they... See full review
Apr 30, 2014
Waikoloa beachfront dream resort with golf, tennis, full spa and yoga
Fronting a luscious turquoise bay lined with powdery white sand, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows offers guests a picture-perfect location in South Kohala's upscale Waikoloa. With award-winning tennis and spa amenities, grand guest accommodations -- nearly all with ocean views -- and unique activities such as turtle feeding, Travel + Leisure magazine consistently rates the resort as one of the "Top Hotels in the World."
Join in the resort's many activities, ranging from historic petroglyph tours to beachside yoga classes
Tennis courts, ranked one of the "Top 50 Tennis Resorts" by Tennis Magazine
Experience one of the "World's Best Spas" per Travel + Leisure magazine, built to resemble a Hawaiian village
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is less than an hour north of Kailua-Kona, in the upscale and sunny community of Waikoloa. The resort fronts a sugary beach and cove, neighbored by an ancient fishpond. Guests enjoy excellent shopping at two malls several miles away.
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows offers deluxe guest rooms with mountain, garden or ocean views and Beachfront Bungalows with private plunge pools. Guest rooms include a private balcony, personal bar, LCD flat-screen TV, Internet access and daily housekeeping service.
Recreation Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows offers excellent recreational activities. Get friends together for a game of sand volleyball, or sign up for a class at the fitness center (fees may apply). For guests craving a bit of history, the hotel offers historic and educational tours and classes. The resort is also home to a spa, tennis club and two championship golf courses (fees apply).
Mauna Lani Bay offers a variety of dining experiences ranging from in-room private dining to the hotel's signature restaurant, The Canoehouse, serving fresh Island cuisine and a Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence" wine selection.
Kona International Airport (22.4 mi/36.1 km)
Kings' Shops/Queens' MarketPlace (5 mi/8 km)
Anaehoomalu Bay (5.7 mi/9.1 km)
Hapuna Beach (6.8 mi/11 km)
Lapakahi State Historical Park (19.8 mi/31.8 km)
Kailua-Kona (28.6 mi/46 km)
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (48.3 mi/77.8 km)
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (via Waimea) (102 mi/164 km)
Policies and fees
Resort fee is $25 plus tax per room per night inclusive of parking, Internet access, and other amenities and discounts.
Overnight parking fee is $18.00 plus tax.
This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows Rooms
Ocean View Room
The Ocean View guest rooms feature excellent views of the beach, ocean and the dynamic Kohala coast. In winter it is common to see humpback whales breaching. This room is perfect for guests who prefer to experience sunset or sunrise over the Pacific from the comfort of their private lanai
Overlooking the Mauna Kea Mountain, these rooms are the most affordable of the luxury guest rooms.
Garden View Room
The Garden View guest rooms offer views of the beautiful gardens of Mauna Lani Resort. This room is perfect for guests who prefer lush greenery.
Ocean Front Room
The Ocean Front guest rooms directly overlook the beach, palms and straight out onto the warm Pacific Ocean. The views are, of course, spectacular. In winter, it is common to see humpback whales breaching
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
Doctor on call
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed
Kohala Coast - Kona, HI
Kona International Airport-KOA
On 29 oceanfront acres at Kalahuipua'a on the Big Island's Kohala Coast, 23 miles north of the Kona International Airport. Flanked by Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai and the ancient Kohala Mountains in the distance. On Makaiwa Bay and three miles of secluded shoreline. Part of the 3,200 - acre Mauna Lani Resort located on ancient 16th century Kaniku lava flow and dotted with 15 acres of ancient springfed Hawaiian fishponds; historic park and preserves with petroglyphs; shelter caves and the restored King's Trail, Ala Loa.
Lush grounds and ten spectacular man-made ponds teeming with tropical fish and Hawaiian green sea turtles. Seven inches of rainfall annually; average temperature 78' Fahrenheit.
Mountain Thunder Coffee Lanai
Hours: 7 days; 6am - 4pm
Huli Sue's at Mauna Lani
Located at the Golf Clubhouse overlooking the Golf Course and Kohala Coast.
Daily Lunch 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Dinner Tuesday - Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy a creative farm-to-table menu of island fresh cuisine with a contemporary flair, as you relax and enjoy scenic Kohala Coast sunsets. Chef's Bites are served in the CanoeHouse Lounge.
Seasonal Summer Schedule: Dinner served Tuesday - Saturday from 5:30 pm - 8:45 pm.
Dinner reservations recommended. Call 808-881-7911, complimentary valet parking.
Enjoy live entertainment from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. (Solo musician)
The Bay Terrace
The open-air garden setting of the Bay Terrace is the perfect location to enjoy a taste of the islands. Breakfast features a bountiful buffet and ala carte menu. Lunch offers fresh salads, sandwiches and island favorites including tropical drinks. Signature Dinner Buffets are served Sunday & Monday evenings. Dinner Buffet reservations are recommended. Call 881-7911
Breakfast Buffet: 6:30 am - 10:00 am Sample Menu
Breakfast Ala Carte: 6:30 am -10:30 am
Lunch: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Sample Menu
Dinner Buffets 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Sunday & Monday
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.