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Eugene, OR
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only spent one night at the Seaside hotel, before we caught our early morning plane but it was one of the most comfortable nights we have spent on the big island. We were so pleased with the simple quality and excellent service. Everything was spotlessly clean and in perfect working order. The bed and pillows were comfortable. Even with...

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Guerneville, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here at the last minute because a storm that day had knocked out the power at the resort where we were booked. Fortunately, Seaside had rooms and was reasonably priced. Considering our circumstances, our stay here for two nights was adequate. The room and bath were clean. It reminded me of a Motel 6 (some rooms may be...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Maui Seaside property several times (it's amazing as well) so when I saw there was a Hilo Seaside, I decided to stay there for three nights in November during my visit to the Big Island. The welcome I got upon arrival was amazing, thank you to Priscilla and Sonia for taking such great care of...

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California
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first drive up to it, you will probably see the back and side as we did, and we were very unimpressed, as there is terrible curb appeal from that angle. Fortunately, the front looks much better, staff was pleasant and we found the grounds beautiful and well kept. The place is kind of a maze, but the room...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at your hotel in early Jan 17. Ms S. Wilcox worked the front desk and she was very pleasant and cordial. Her courteous attitude reflected quite well on your establishment. Based on the service provided by Ms Wilcox I look forward to staying at your hotel in the future.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hilo is such an laid back town, definitely a step aside from the typical resort filled town that you typically think of when Hawaii pops into your mind. The Hilo Seaside Hotel lives up to it's name, by the seaside and extremely private for such a great location! Parking was a breeze, the staff are super friendly and there's quite...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here twice in the month of December 2016. During my first stay, I had arrived a half hour early for check in and the person at the front desk was brusque and unfriendly. I had to leave because the room wasn't ready. I came back after 4:00 pm and had another clerk at the front desk. She was...

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha cynthia m, Thank you for your recent feedback. Please accept our apologies for the underwhelming welcome at check in. Please know that our staff strives to provide hospitality with Aloha at every turn, and while this was an isolated incident, we hope you'll give us another opportunity to re-welcome you back on another occasion. Mahalo.

Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in December above the pond out front. The hotel is dated but with super friendly staff and tons of good vibes. Bed was good, rooms are dated and the noise from from the street and airport is noticeable but it all quietens down into the wee hours of the night. The hotel sports a pool, laundry,...

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our hotel! We're happy to hear you enjoyed our authentic Hawaiian hospitality and old school charm of our property. Mahalo!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed here for a few nights, it's not 5 star but it's comfortable enough for a few nights. Has a guest laundry, car park, pool. Only thing I didn't like & im not sure if it's in every room but the shower was pretty low so definitely not suited for tall people. The other thing to note is aeroplanes...

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Dannielle M, Thanks for your recent feedback. Our staff strives to provide authentic Hawaiian hospitality and we're glad you had a chance to experience it! Mahalo!

Covington, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at eh hotel for 3 nights. The facility was extremely clean, the rooms comfortable, staff very helpful sugesting the local sights and restaurants. The breakfast include in our stay was delicious and generous. The grounds arre very nice, especially the pond with the koy and ducks. Very nice stay.

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Mahalo for choosing us!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cozy town of Hilo, on the east side of the Big Island is a tropical paradise filled with fragrant island flowers, pristine forests, and magnificent miles of orchid farms. The Hilo Seaside Hotel is an oceanfront hotel located on the shores of Hilo Bay, on historical Banyan Drive. This affordable Hawaiian owned hotel is a scenic 40 minute drive to Hawaii's Volcano National Park, and just a few minutes by car to quaint Hilo Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilo Seaside Hotel

Address: 126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4647
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: RM584 - RM678 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hilo Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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“Ash for a room with a view of the pond.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurelM605, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with outdoor seating. Plastic chairs and a tiny side table never looked so good!”
 of 5 bubbles CecilyD607, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I love to request ground floor close to the Koi pond! And they usually grant my request!”
 of 5 bubbles josy585, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor room facing the internal patio - vey quiet”
 of 5 bubbles OhaveiTiulim, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the middle have windows that open to courtyards--remember to shut your blinds while in the bathroom! :)”
 of 5 bubbles N3591ULjenniferh, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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