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 252 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 4 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include 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 4 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. Public spaces have WiFi and wired Internet for a fee. This luxury resort also offers a children's club, an outdoor pool, and outdoor tennis courts. For a fee, parking is available.

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

  • 252 guestrooms or units
  • 4 dining venues
  • 1989 sq ft of conference space
  • 185 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1965
  • 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 252 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 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)
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Things to Do

Mauna Kea's coastal golf course, built on black lava rock, offers a 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.

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.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals 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 special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 17 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 80.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

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 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2015 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.