4.6 out of 5

With a stay at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection in Kamuela (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa), you'll be minutes from Mauna Kea Beach and close to Hapuna Beach State Park.

This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site and Waialea Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 258 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Rooms have private balconies. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. While the golfer in the family is out on the course, you can enjoy above-par recreational amenities such as outdoor tennis courts and a health club. Additional amenities at this resort include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 6 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Kamuela? This resort has 1989 square feet (185 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. Enjoy a summer holiday at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, where you can work on your swing at the golf course or spend a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

There are 6 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have WiFi and wired Internet for a fee. This luxury resort also offers an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. For a fee, parking is available.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Kamuela resort.

  • 258 guestrooms or units
  • 6 dining venues
  • 1989 sq ft of conference space
  • 185 sq m of conference space
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection offers 258 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with digital channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Manta and Pavilion Wine B - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Number 3 - Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Monettes - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open select days.

Hau Tree - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Pupus and Cocktails - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Mauna Kea's coastal golf course, built on black lava rock, was renovated in December 2008, offers a new clubhouse with a Pro Shop and locker rooms, and includes a third hole where golfers tee off over an ocean inlet. A lifeguard is on duty at the hotel's white-sand beach, and guests can rent snorkel gear, kayaks, boogie boards, and sailboats. Guests can also swim in the large freshwater pool with a whirlpool spa tub.

Mauna Kea was recently name the #1 tennis resort in the Hawaiian Islands according to Tennis Resorts Online. Of the property's 13 tennis courts, 11 are oceanside. Tennis clinics, round robin play, aqua fit, and yoga classes are offered throughout the week (fee). The fitness center has cable TV and includes a weight room, treadmills, stationary bicycles, elliptical machines, and circuit training. The resort's helipad is used by helicopters offering private aerial tours of the Big Island.

Complimentary activities each week include a golf clinic and a couples putting contest, hula dance and ti-leaf skirt-making classes, and tours of Mauna Kea's Pacific and Asian art collection and gardens. Guests can also help prepare the imu (underground oven), where a pig is roasted for a weekly lu'au. The hotel offers Hawaiian craft lessons in making miniature bowls (umeke) and decorative flowers (surcharge). One night a week, astronomers with an 11-inch lens telescope offer guided constellation viewing (surcharge).

At no additional cost, guests can take advantage of all recreation at the resort's next-door companion hotel, the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, including a golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay and summertime "Dive In" poolside movies.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Golfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service dogs are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 38 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 80.00 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Kamuela
  • Mauna Kea Beach Kamuela
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Autograph Collection Kamuela
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Autograph Collection
  • Mauna Kea Beach Autograph Collection Kamuela
  • Mauna Kea Beach Autograph Collection

Awards & Affiliations

  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.

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