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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good amenities and location. Gracious host and healthy breakfast. Beds are very comfortable. We had two rooms and both had just had new carpet installed that week. This is a very good example of 1930's living high above Hilo's shore.

Thank SandboxKids
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a one night stay in the Old Hawaiian B&B, Sunrise room for our visit to Hilo. The travel directions were easy to follow through and out of town to a quiet residential area. Friendly welcome by Stewart, the room was comfortable and slept well. Breakfast was served at 8.00am by Lory, it was delicious, fruit smoothie,a glass of fresh...

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was great to have you stay with us and hope you will return on your next visit to Hilo. Lory and Stewart

Gatineau, Québec
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our two nights in a comfortable, clean room in a quiet neighborhood of Hilo. Very good breakfasts including pastries, eggs and some of the fruits that we were discovering for the first time in our lives. Geckos allowed on the table and even fed by other guests of the bed and breakfast were not appreciated by us. There...

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Belfort, France
Reviewed 19 August 2016

An excellent place to stay for a few days to start and finish a stay on Big Island. The colonial style house is set in a quiet residential district of Hilo.It is within a 15-minute drive from Hilo airport and looks out over a beautiful garden. The owners, Lory and Stewart, go out of their way to make guests feel...

Thank Frango2016
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed four nights here and it made a great base from which to explore the Hawaii Volcanoes N.P.,star-gazing on Mauna Kea, the Puna district, downtown Hilo,and the Waipio valley. The room and bed was very comfortable and opened right onto the patio, where our friendly host, Lori served us awesome breakfasts of fresh ripe Hawaiian fruit, much of it...

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. Lory and Stewart

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed at the OHB&B for one night. The house is in a very quiet neighborhood and the place is well maintained. We had the Sun Room, which was nice, but small.( and has only a shower, which did not matter to us) The backyard is beautifully maintained with a huge lawn, nice flowers and trees. The hostess Lory was...

Thank T K
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This was a charming bed and breakfast located in a residential neighborhood between Rainbow Falls and Boiling Pots. Go to Rainbow Falls in the morning! The river that connects the falls runs along the back of the property so you can walk to the edge and hear the water. The property is amazing with many tropical fruit trees! All three...

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Our group booked all 3 rooms, each with its own exterior door. We arrived late in the evening and each room had a sign with the occupant's name. The rooms were clean and tastefully decorated. The beds were comfortable and we slept comfortably for both nights. The back yard is beautiful with fruit trees and a stream across the back...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The Old Hawaiian B&B was a perfect home-away-from-home for this traveler for two weeks in March. It was comforting to come back every night to the peaceful and attractive Bamboo Room off the shared lanai. Perhaps even better was waking up the next morning knowing Lory’s home-baked treats were about to be served, along with a large, luscious salad of...

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Canning Vale, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Our room stepped out onto a wide verandah (lanai) which overlooked a huge lush garden of fruit and palm trees with a massive waterfall at the far end! Fresh fruit from the garden and home cooked pastries for breakfast (ask for the cream cheese and cranberry fiĺled croissants with an orange glaze)!! Lots of great local information from the lovely...

2Thank Sarah B

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Hawaiian B&B is a two story 'Olde Hawaiian Style' home located on 1/2 acre of gorgeous landscaped grounds, backing onto State-owned land, and the Wailuku River. It is situated in one of the most peaceful and tropical areas of Hilo, and only two blocks from the Boiling Pots Park, which has an overlook of the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Hawaiian B&B

Address: 1492 Wailuku Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1254
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: RM400 - RM445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Old Hawaiian Hotel Hilo
The Old Hawaiian Bed And Breakfast
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“Hawaiian Room very large with large bathroom, Sunrise Room well set up”
 of 5 bubbles SandboxKids, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sunrise Room is full of colonial charm. Hawaii Room is spacious and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Frango2016, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Follow their directions to find the place!”
 of 5 bubbles 581tk, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Sunrise Room has lots of windows facing east. The Bamboo Room is smaller. It's also darker, less windows.”
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  • The wall of the bathroom didn't go up all the way, not an issue for us.
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