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Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 December 2015

My boyfriend and I discovered the Wild Ginger Inn after staying in several hotels around the island. We were having a beautiful time, but we wanted to have a more authentic experience. That's when we came across the Wild Ginger Inn's website. "A gathering place for hikers, nature lovers, campers, and travelers who prefer nature to luxury." Sounded perfect. This...

4Thank Jaclyn W
Zollikofen, Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 December 2015

this place is not recommended at all. very basic and not worth the money, we will never come back! for all details refer to the earlier comments, everything is true e.g. about smelling beds, bad showers etc.

1Thank Bonsai52
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2015

On the plus side, the location of the Wild Ginger Inn is great, right in Hilo. We were warmly greeted, and they gave us an upgrade on the room, which had two beds, a fridge, a TV, an enclosed porch, and a great view. They provided ear plugs against the noise of highway traffic, rain, and coqui frogs singing all...

1Thank ASchlarb
Reviewed 3 November 2015

My partner and I stayed 3 nights at Wild Ginger Inn during our time in Hilo. We had a Superior Room with a king size bed in the hotel portion of the facilities. The staff was very welcoming when we checked in and made sure everything was okay with our accommodations all throughout our stay. The grounds are lush and...

2Thank April P
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

When traveling to Hilo, Big Island. Don't stay here ever. This is not the place to stay if you want to enjoy your vacation, and not be treated like a child. Not very helpful, Not travel friendly for the BIG Island. Threatening owner (does not know how to run a business and how to speak to guests, he likes to...

1Thank Richard C
Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 14 October 2015

So... Where to being? Ok the "good" stuff. The free breakfast that was included was pretty good fruit, different types of breads, some oatmeal too I think and coffee although no milk or cream just powdered stuff. The hotel staff, although just hired help for lazy management/owners where quite nice... and that concludes the good things so onto the bad...

7Thank Newtoit808
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 September 2015

the "Hotel", was not clean, full of termites (also in the beds), directly beside the hi-19 (you ll hear cars the hole night), the frogs in the trees are annoying loud (the hole night!). We stayed there one night and it was one night to much at this place! Staff is unfriendly and not really helpful. Please don't bock a...

4Thank member m
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating ownership. Really nice breakfast array of fresh fruits grown locally, breads, delicious warm rice blend (kind of a porridge) made with coconut milk and plenty of coffee. Room was adequate with a clean and comfortable bed. No air conditioning, which was not a problem with the island breezes. Quiet time after 10 pm was much appreciated....

1Thank Doubled1259
Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel and really enjoyed it. It's no the most updated and fancy place you can find but it's great on a budget and the people are very friendly. We really enjoyed everyone we talked to at this hotel and hostel. The property does have a mixture of hotel rooms and hostel rooms. We...

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

My partner and I have really enjoyed our five night stay here at the budget accommodation, Wild Ginger Inn Hotel / Hostel. We are very low-key travellers, and prioritise a relaxed vibe over all the mod cons. We stayed in one of the double hotel rooms (jungle garden view), but there is also a shared hostel room for an even...

1Thank LyssM

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wild Ginger Inn is centrally located in Hilo, which is on the east side of the Big Island. One of the most affordable accommodations in town with free Wi-Fi and Hawaiian Style Continental Breakfast. We offer many different levels of comfort including regular hotel rooms, indoor and outdoor hostels (private and dorm), and tenting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

Address: 100 Puueo St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2428
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: RM125 - RM472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Wild Ginger Hotel Hilo
Wild Ginger Inn b&b
Wild Ginger Inn Hilo
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose street level if you need elevator”
loongsung, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms are away from most traffic noise.”
Honeymoon0429, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 21 on the end had a great ocean view. The rest include a garden and a bamboo forest out back.”
SoCalGal58, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the highway and nearer to the lobby might be quieter at night.”
smonda5, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ask for the suite unless you want to stay in the hostel”
862tammyh, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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