Visitors Guide: Top 10 Hotels on the Big Island

The Big Island is full of top attractions and delicious restaurants that you can’t miss when visiting any Hawaiian Island, so it’s no surprise that you are thinking of visiting. Between state parks, volcanoes, and horseback riding — there is an abundance of fun waiting on every corner. If you’re planning a Hawaiian getaway, you can never go wrong with visiting the Big Island and staying at any of these top hotels.

Here are the top 10 hotels on the Big Island that are perfect for your getaway:

The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort

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Impeccable views direct from the pool and hot tub, The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort is one Big Island hotel that deserves all the recognition that it receives. Not only are the amenities top-notch, but the staff is extremely attentive to guest needs and even offers cocktails beside the pool. This resort is also close to several restaurants like Kohala Burger and Taco or Da Fish House, as well as attractions like Mauna Kea Beach and Hapuna Beach State Park.

Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection

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A resort that is truly excellent from top to bottom. The staff is generous and kind in how they care for the customers, the property is immaculately clean and housekeeping stays on top of their duties, and the restaurants on site are delicious each bite. This particular resort is the one to pick if you’re on your honeymoon or simply with your significant other as romance boasts throughout the entire place. Not only does it offer a little bit of everything, but this Big Island resort is nearby restaurants like Brown’s Beach House and CanoeHouse, while also by attractions like Hawaii Loa Luau and Mauna Lani Historic Park.

Fairmont Orchid – Hawaii

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First things first, the spa at Fairmont Orchid is an absolutely incredible experience that cannot be missed. Have a spa appointment in front of the ocean and then eat at one of the restaurants on site. The views are stunning, the staff goes above and beyond, and the cocktails are tasty with every sip. Fairmont Orchid is also within the same area as the Mauna Lani Auberge Resort, so you will be nearby several restaurants and attractions as well.

Holualoa Inn

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A little secluded on the island, Holualoa Inn is far away enough to get a little peace but close enough to everything to be able to explore. Set in the middle of a coffee farm, this estate offers views unparalleled to anything else. Holualoa Inn is a Big Island hotel that offers friendly service, tasty breakfast, and intimate luxury. Hop in a hot tub and watch the sunset or splash in the pool to end your day, this Inn is a wonderful Big Island hotel that all will appreciate.

Royal Kona Resort

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Overlooking Kailua Bay, the location is everything at Royal Kona Resort. Not only is it nearby restaurants like Basik Acai and attractions like Coconut Grove Market Place, but the views here overlook the cliffs and the ocean — making for a magical stay of sights and sounds. This Big Island hotel offers spa services and dining options as well as vacation packages and golf course offers.

Four Seasons Hualalai

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We can’t help but admire the pool that overlooks the ocean, but there are also private dipping pools for suites that overlook the ocean as well. Soaking tubs call for an extraordinarily relaxing experience, while the fitness center and spa area are the added cherry on top. The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai offers experiences like exploring the ocean, the blacksmith experience, sustainable seafood experiences, and more!

Hilton Waikoloa Village

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Walk outside the sliding glass doors of your bedrooms and witness the beauty of nature that Hilton Waikoloa Village has to offer. The pool here is quite exquisite, offering entertainment like pool volleyball! The rooms here are clean and well-kept while offering luxurious amenities like soaking tubs and walk-in showers. Have a nice night out at the restaurant on site or have fun at the luau!

Kona Seaside Hotel

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Lounge on a hammock or rocking chair on the balcony before a casual dip in the pool. Kona Seaside Hotel is a clean Big Island hotel with fitness amenities and friendly staff. The garden is quite intimate with dim lights and this hotel is in a pristine location. Nearby, you’ll find Hulihee Palace, Kona Farmers Market, and Big Island Grill.

Halii Kai at Waikoloa

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Spectacular sights, both inside and out, Halii Kai at Waikoloa is an incredible Big Island stay that feels like home. The pool offers a wonderful opportunity to see the sunset and the family areas make for one big time for fun. Nearby, you’ll be able to eat at Roy’s Waikoloa Bar & Grill. Attractions near include the 49 Black Sand Beach!

Kona Islander Inn

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This truly Hawaiian-themed Big Island hotel is cozy and comfort bundled up in one great stay. Interested in a pool day? There’s a pool and a hot tub to soak your cares away. Nearby, you’ll find the Kekaha Kai State Beach and the Kona Coffee Living History Farm. Grill out on the BBQ or venture on down to the beach for a truly memorable experience.

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The Big Island has a little bit of everything for everyone when it comes to stays. Whether it’s a laidback hotel or a large resort, you won’t want to pass up on a memorable vacation in Hawaii.