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The Bay House

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42 Pukihae St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
The Bay House
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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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Hana, Hawaii
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was the third time at the Bay House. This visit was just as comfortable and easy as the prior ones. Great location and wonderful view of Hilo Bay. Lovely breakfast on the lanai with ocean view.

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Crescent City, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter went to the Hilo Bay House for her honeymoon and after her RAVE reviews I had to go see for myself. The setting and scenery are MAGICAL. The owners are friendly and provide a perfect atmosphere full of information on the island, best places to eat, travel, activities, hikes, ANYTHING you would want to know. They serve an... More 

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Bend, Oregon
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

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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51 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 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 March 3, 2015

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 February 28, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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
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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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