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Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel

  • 62-100 Kaunaoa Dr. Map It
  • Kohala Coast
  • Casual Chic

Pros

  • Extra-large rooms, all ocean-facing
  • Direct access to one of island's best beaches

Cons

  • Fitness center is a 10-minute walk from the golf course
  • Daily fees for Wi-Fi and parking

Updated 01/06/2014

Fodor's Review

More reasonably priced than its neighbor resorts, this hotel occupies the northern corner of the largest sand beach on the Big Island. All of the rooms face the ocean, creating an expansive property with long walking distances. The massive structure features enormous columns and a terraced, open-air lobby with rotunda ceiling, curved staircases, and skylights. At night, lighting transforms the hotel into an architectural showplace. Recently renovated rooms are large, with

marble bathrooms and plenty of in-room amenities like coffeemakers and robes. The hotel is large enough to escape from other guests if you so desire, and the staff is exceedingly helpful. The Hapuna Prince serves up excellent cuisine—check out the Let's Go Crabbing all-you-can-eat buffet at the Ocean Terrace on Friday nights. There's also the Hakone Buffet on Saturday night, plus a breakfast buffet each morning. For the budget conscious, the on-site deli-café provides affordable options for breakfast and lunch, including sandwiches, hot dogs, salad bar, soup, fresh fruit, and pastries. The golf course, designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, has topped many a "best courses" list.

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Hotel Information

Address:

62-100 Kaunaoa Dr., Kohala Coast, Hawaii, 96743, United States

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Phone:

808-880–1111; 866-774–6236

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 351 rooms, 37 suites
  • No meals

Updated 01/06/2014

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