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The Bay House

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42 Pukihae St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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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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Bend, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect location with lanai overlooking ocean as well as hot tub which we used several times. Rooms lovely with comfortable beds. We enjoyed the decor, especially the giraffes behind the sofas!! Breakfast was timely and good, but some variation would have been nice, bacon? Our hostess pleasant and accommodating. The weather was perfect while we were there so was easy... More 

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Seaside, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this B&B and wonderful helpful hosts. Will be back next year for more tips on sites to visit. View was fantastic, room spotless, assistance great and location was central to town, great restaurants (thanks Tina) and gardens were amazing. Cannot say how much we loved it there. Mahalo ..as you say in Hawaii and Aloha J&D

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eagle river, w,i usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed five nights with work and site seeing. Weather was rain and cloud cover for the entire time which detracted the stay. Room was nice and bed comfortable. At night the ocean and frogs were busy but that did not bother us at all. Breakfast was fresh fruit breads and eggs with coffee and juice. Breakfast is eaten on your... More 

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Fouras, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights at the Bayhouse. Excellent in every way. Great location - overlooking the Ocean (twice saw whales), just out of town but only 7 Minutes walk from downtown Hilo and good restaurants, surrounded by lush vegetation. Lovely Lanai where we had an excellent breakfast every morning. Excellent beds - we slept like babes every night. Spacious, spotless.... More 

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Oakland, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bay House is a beautiful and well-maintained bed & breakfast in Hilo. The property is centrally located and a short walk to downtown Hilo, yet at the same time, the property offers peace and quiet. Guests can watch the sunset and sunrise over Hilo Bay each day. A delicious breakfast is included in the deal. I stayed in the Bay... More 

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Thomasville, Georgia
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330 helpful votes 330 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After looking at this inn's website and booking the Palm Room, I have to say my husband and I were very disappointed by our stay here. Perhaps that letdown was inevitable after spending 5 nights at the Areca Palms in Captain Cook, south of Kailua-Kona. The innkeepers at that location were so helpful and fabulous, and the breakfasts so good,... More 

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Stony Brook
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Based upon the less-than-stellar reviews of the hotels in Hilo, we decided to stay at a bed and breakfast in Hilo. We stayed in the Harbor room, which is the middle of the three rooms. The bed was great - extremely soft! I wish Tina (the host) would tell me who the matress manufacturer is. The room has a great... More 

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Feldafing, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We enjoyed the stay very at the Bay House very much. Tina was exceptionally friendly and even helped out with reading glasses, which I had forgotten. The room is tastefully furnished, the view over the bay from the private balcony is wonderful and everything is absolutely tidy. The way to downtown Hilo is short … and we had perfect weather... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I couldn't recommend this place enough!! After researching a lot of places in Hilo we decided to book the Bay House based on the location and great reviews and we were not disappointed. The B&B has three rooms and all are very comfortable with a Hawaiian charm. The view is amazing looking onto the bay with a covered balcony. The... More 

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Lebanon, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We expected a clean room and got one with charm, ambiance and a most comfortable bed with a lovely view of Hilo Bay. We never even knew such fruits existed as we have been served for breakfast. The outdoor hot tub is perfect for relaxing at the end of a day of sight seeing on the Big Island. The location... More 

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