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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Autograph Collection

62 100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Kamuela, HI, United States


Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Autograph Collection


Insider Tip

Mauna Kea guests enjoy the amenities of the resort's companion, the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, which includes a golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay. A shuttle between the Mauna Kea hotel, oceanfront tennis courts, and golf course; and Hapuna Beach's lobby, golf clubhouse, and fitness center departs every 20 minutes.

Hotel Overview

Picturesque beach
Overlooking a white-sand crescent beach, this luxury Kohala Coast hotel is 13 miles from Waimea and 26 miles from Keahole-Kona International Airport.
Modern amenities
Decorated with contemporary furnishings and artwork, guestrooms feature flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet access, and complimentary designer toiletries.
Pool, fitness center
Guests enjoy a golf course built over lava rock, an ocean-view pool, and a fitness center; 1,600 pieces of museum-quality art is displayed throughout the hotel.

Property Location
When you stay at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection in Kamuela, you'll be on the beach, a 1-minute drive from Mauna Kea Beach and 7 minutes from Hapuna Beach State Park. This 4.5-star resort is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Waialea Beach and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Waikoloa Beach Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 252 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Rooms have private balconies. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature 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 an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite at Number 3, one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 630 AM to 1030 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Kamuela This resort has facilities measuring 12175 square feet (1131 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


62 100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Kamuela, HI, United States


KOA - Kona International Airport



Each rooms features a contemporary Hawaiian motif with natural elements and color schemes that draw inspiration from the islands flora and fauna. The luxury laden guestrooms feature high-end furnishings, deluxe bedding packages, ceiling fans, and flat screen TVs. Spectacular five-fixture bathrooms boast dual sinks, separate showers, deep soaking tubs with windows welcoming in the natural light.


  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate sitting area
  • Pay movies
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Microwave (on request)
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Satellite TV service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • iPod docking station
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided


Property Amenities

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is located on the Big Island of Hawaii, 13 miles from the town of Waimea and 26 miles from Keahole-Kona International Airport. Lifeguards are on duty at the hotel's white-sand crescent beach. Snorkel gear, kayaks, boogie boards, and sailboats are available for rent. The concierge can help guests arrange activities such as parasailing or bicycle tours. Hotel founder Laurance S. Rockefeller's private collection of 1,600 Pacific and Asian artworks and artifacts is displayed throughout the hotel. A brochure is available for self-guided art tours; docent-guided tours of art and gardens also are offered weekly. A salon offers hair styling, pedicures, and manicures, as well as massage treatments given in tents on the beach or in guestrooms. The fitness center with cable TV has self-service complimentary coffee. Coin-operated laundry facilities are also available. One evening each week, guests of the Mauna Kea can join astronomers to view constellations through an 11-inch lens telescope. At Manta Ray Point, manta rays dine at night on small fish attracted by a spotlight, as hotel guests watch. For children age 5-12, half-day or full-day activities are available seven days a week, with a 50 percent discount May 1 to September 30.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Year Built
  • Number of restaurants -
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • Number of meeting rooms -
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Electric car charging station
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall

Number of floors: 8

Number of rooms: 258 Hotel/Resort Size: 60 Oceanfront acres


Home to a legendary breakfast buffet in the morning with a Sunday Brunch available. In the evening, the ambiance changes as the Bar&Lounge come to life. Live music Wednesdays and Saturdays. Breakfast from 6:30 am to 10:30 am, Sunday Brunch from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm, Dinner from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Cocktails from 5:30pm to 9:30 pm
Number 3 Restaurant
Offers casual island cuisine in relaxed atmosphere adjacent to the first tee. Enjoy everything from grass-fed burgers, fish tacos, classic Crab Louis , to a cold beer on tap or fruit smoothies. Lunch from 11:30 am - 2:30pm
Copper Bar
Tapas and entrees crafted with local ingredients, and cocktails handmade by Copper mixologists are perfectly paired with enduring panoramic views at lunch, dinner and anytime in between. Open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. Coffee plus grab and go breakfast options. Lunch, dinner and cocktails with panoramic views. Hula and music features nightly. Coffe: 6:00 am -11:00 am, Cocktails daily 11:00am - 11:00 pm, lunch 11:30am-5:00pm, dinner 5:00pm-9:30pm
Hau Tree Restaurant and Bar
Step off the beach in the open-air restaurant for casual dining of sit down lunches and relaxed dinners. Menu items include salads, sandwiches, burgers,etc. Lunch 11:00 am-5:30 pm, dinner 5:30pm-8:00pm, seasonal clambake 6:00pm-8:00 pm. Clambake features a longs standing seafood buffet offering all-you-can-eat Keahole Maine lobster,sashimi, shrimp, crab claws, prime rib, grilled fish, a decadent dessert spraed, and more.


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.

The property has 11 oceanside tennis courts. 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.

  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Playground
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction