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42 Pukihae St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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The Bay House
Ranked #6 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Trier, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good B&B with a very nice host. Great view over Hilo Bay. Breakfast was ok: fruits, scrambled eggs, banana bread and toast. Private lanai, jacuzzi. The noisy frogs and birds at night don't really bother, in case there are earplugs in the rooms. Perhaps two little drawbacks: no AC and you can't get the room really dark. All in... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous stay. Host is very friendly but not intrusive. Bay House supplied gluten free bread, along with a lovely breakfast, and left a special gift of chocolates and wine for my husbands birthday, which was a nice touch. We stayed in the Palm Room which was spacious, and the lanai was private. The premises are well taken care of and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Bay House is a lovely B&B in Hilo with fantastic views over the bay. Perfect spot to base yourself for exploring eastern side of Island. Only 5min walk into downtown although doing so at night can be daunting as not really footpath and it is a busy road. We spent two nights in harbour room. Room had big king sized... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wonderful! We had the harbour room - it is beautiful - views of the harbour and bay in a tranquil setting. The room and bathroom was spacious, beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable. You have you breakfast on your own private lanai, breakfasts were brilliant - lots of tropical fruit, coffee, juice, cereal, hard boiled eggs, cooked eggs etc - excellent.... More

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Hana, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I am a repeat visitor to the Bayhouse and it is always a wonderful experience. The accommodations, breakfast and privacy are all top-notch. The location, within walking distance to downtown, is a plus; additionally, it is out of the heavy traffic zone so driving north on the coast road is easily accessible. Booking early is a plus, but always check... More

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Henderson, Nevada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We have always been a little leery of staying at a bed and breakfast, and this was our first such stay. This experience has totally sold us on the B & B experience. We stayed in the Palm Room, which has great cross ventilation and a comfortable bed and was very clean. As one other guest said, the Easter Bunny... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed in the Harbor room. Loved every minute we spent on the lanai overlooking the bay!! Very clean and cozy. Great breakfast. Tina even offered us lasagna for dinner one evening! Can't recommend this place more! You'll be happy you booked here!! Close to everything, yet a real retreat from it all!! We'll be back!!

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Hana, Hawaii
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is our second time at The Bay House, and I must say it's absolutely perfect.The rooms are lovely with lots of natural light, fresh flowers, great furnishings and nice-sized, updated bathrooms. My husband and I ate the wonderful breakfast provided by Tina right out on our deck. We watched the ships go in and out of the harbor, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Staying again at my favorite place in Hilo - the Bay House. Great location right on the bay, walking distance to town. Tom and Tiny are great hosts, the food is delicious, and the rooms are nicely furnished! I'm staying in the Harbor room......heaven!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I recently spent 5 nights at the Bay House. This was my first time to Hawaii and the trip lived up to all expectations. The Bay House was so accommodating and made sure we had all of the assistance or advice on local activities that we asked for. The room (and balcony) were very clean and the entire property was... More

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Address: 42 Pukihae St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Bay House Hotel Hilo
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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