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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were on the cruise and decided to stay overnight on Hilo and drive across the island to meet the ship on Kona. We had a nice balcony room and were fortunate to see the cruise ship leaving port on the night we were in Hilo. Enjoyed the balcony! Check in was easy as was checkout the next morning. We...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel in general was just fine. It is a little dated when you enter the front but the room we stayed in seemed very nice. Definitely worth the extra to get the ocean view rooms. There's an amazing view of Mauna Kea, a beautiful view of the bay, and of course Coconut Island. One major issue with the rooms...

Thank SDeyer
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is only ten minutes from the airport, however there is no shuttle service and one needs a taxi. The rooms are small but comfortable and have a TV, refrigerator, and coffee maker. There's also a small balcony with chairs. The staff is very friendly and outgoing and very helpful. There is complementary fruit in the lobby and breakfast...

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San Diego, California, Usa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very happy with the facility and the room at this hotel. The room we received had a nice lanai that overlooked the beautiful bay. Room was very nice but was not over the top fantastic. The area was fantastic with beautiful walking areas through a park and bayfront. A few restaurants nearby but majority of town services about...

1Thank Ken N
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a pleasant surprise this hotel turned out to be. The reviews I had read made me believe parking and the condition was an issue. It was not! It is an older facility, but well maintained. The minor issues that came up where quickly handled by an extremely friendly staff. Restaurant food was very good. Dinners were limited if you...

1Thank Dan B
East Bay, CA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Traveling New Year's Weekend is always difficult. Restaurants are all full, staff are always busy and rushing. Tours are hard to line up. But overall Hilo Hawaiian was a good choice - nice hotel in the center and local downtown and other restaurants. The staff at check in and check out were very helpful.

Thank GSP25
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to visit offering quick access to drive either north up the coast or south to the volcanoes. A good restaurant and helpful hints from the staff of thing to do and see in the Hilo area. Fabulous view of Mauna Kea from our balcony. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Scott M
Nacogdoches, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotels on the Hilo side of the island seem to all be in a row (at least the ones I saw). The Hilo Hawaiian is in a good location for sightseeing and the airport. The hotel is older, but well taken care of and clean. I would stay here again.

1Thank TravelingTexans_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there one night on Jan 1st night. We arrived late, after 8:30 pm, and were fortunate that it's restaurant was open and served us. This is place is on the ocean and next to a beautiful seaside park. It is close to downtown Hilo. We had a travel-related issue and they let us check out as late as...

Thank Swamy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service. Friendly staff. Nice view. The hotel is a little bit old, but the location is great. The food at the restaurant was excellent and the wait staff was very attentive. Everything worked in the room and the room was clean.

Thank Richard S

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo's best full-service hotel, offers outstanding views of the ocean or quaint Hilo Town framed by the backdrop of Mauna Kea. Located on Hilo Bay, and approximately two miles from Hilo Airport, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is the perfect headquarters for exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy incredible views of Mauna Kea, Hilo Town, and beautiful and historic Coconut Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: RM535 - RM892 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 286
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“Get an oceanview room.”
 of 5 bubbles SDeyer, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Worth getting the bayview lanai”
 of 5 bubbles 207kenn, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe room with balcony was just a little bit more.”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms with ocean views are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Monkey022004, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book early to enjoy a lower price.”
 of 5 bubbles J133CFpetert, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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