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Dolphin Bay

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana bread”(107 reviews)
“fresh fruit”(61 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 29 March 2013

My little family stayed here for three nights. I wish we could have had another night or two. We felt like we had our own little apartment. We were comfortable and so at peace. We lucked out with sunny Hilo weather during the days. The...More

2  Thank lolawally
Reviewed 27 March 2013

This is a basic hotel, but it is clean and has character. We stayed for two nights between staying at the Hilton and the Marriott and these two chains could learn a lot from this little place. They have free coffee and banana cake in...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2013

Dolphin Bay Hotel is located on a quiet, verdant street within easy walking distance to the centre of town. Rooms are tidy, clean and comfortable, but what makes this small hotel so outstanding is the beautiful landscaping and the warm, friendly service. Staff are uniformly...More

2  Thank Liane O
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Staying at the Dolphin Bay for the third time over several visits reminded me again that a well maintained older building with roomy accommodations at a reasonable price is often the best choice. Clean rooms on a quiet street within walking distance of downtown Hilo...More

1  Thank Keith C
Reviewed 23 March 2013 via mobile

What a gem! The staff stayed up late to greet us when or flight was delayed, upgraded us to the premium huge room because people in our original room extended their stay, served fabulous banana bread, and had such beautiful landscaping. The little touches are...More

2  Thank Hidntreshr
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$169 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$169 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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417SM417
2 November 2016|
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Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
The room I stayed in had two beds. There was three of us as well.
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Goddess44
16 June 2016|
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Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
No our room just had a fan over the beds
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"You can even borrow their cat if you need a "fur fix"."
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"They're all great."
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"We were on ground level but the rooms on 2nd floor have balconies."
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"We were in the second story end room (19, I think) and it was great."
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