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Hilo Seaside Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Hilo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Humble, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the Hilo Seaside Hotel because it was a pickup stop for Robert's Volcanoes National Park. I had read that it was dated, but clean and so it was. Very clean. The staff was very friendly, professional, and efficient. When we booked, we received a certificate for a room upgrade. The front desk had our information and was ready... More

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Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time to stay at Seaside hotel. It is spotless and the grounds are immaculate. The staff are exceptional. It is not a 2014 5 star hotel, but with all it has going for it we could not have asked a better ending to our trip. We stayed here the night before catching our plane back to... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Seaside hotel during trip to Hawaii and needed just one nights accommodation in Hilo. Hotels in the area were generally quite pricey so decided to give it a go! Staff exceedingly friendly and although the hotel looks dated it was impeccably clean and served great breakfast. Location was perfect with an excellent restaurant "Ponds" just 50 yards away... More

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Marseille, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good quality for the price. Very friendly staff, hawaiien owned. Everything is very clean and the garden is beautifull. Parking place! Great choice of breakfast and huge amount! One is enough for two.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in we were impressed. Lobby area was clean & inviting, The staff was very friendly and informative. Our room was near the pool with tables and chairs to sit in out of the sun. Ample chairs in the sun also. Our room was comfortable and near us was a guest laundry room which was very... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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57 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

We booked as walk ins and were quickly accommodated by the very lovely Judy. Room was a garden room with two beds, flat screen tv with cable, air con plus a ceiling fan, fridge, hair dryer, coffee maker, bathroom. All was clean and well stocked. There is free wifi which did not drop out at all. Hotel has it's own... More

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Cambridge, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

o.k. hotel if you are on a budget in nice, scenic area of Hilo on a lagoon. You could tell this hotel was a beauty when it was first built though it is a little worn looking now. Very nicely laid out with a beautiful pool area. Our room was very basic but o.k. for 1 night. Nice restaurant at... More

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Bel Air, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Outdated Hotel in great location if getting in late from airport- excellent breakfast at restaurant. The rooms were very clean , a little up and down so getting bags to room a little difficult. People were very friendly. Grounds a very nice.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed at the Hilo Seaside and found it to be very clean, the room was spacious and comfortable and the staff were very friendly. I can recommend the hotel, it is older but very well cared for. Also it is near the airport, but it isn't a busy airport and we were not disturbed by an planes.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights because of its great location. Volcano, Mauna Kea, the whole east shore are short drives from here. The hotel is quite old. The staff do keep it clean and tidy. Kind of doing the best they can with what they have.

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Also Known As:
Hilo Seaside Hotel Hawaii
Address: 126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hilo Seaside Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The cozy town of Hilo, on the east side of the Big Island is a tropical paradise filled with fragrant island flowers, pristine forests, and magnificent miles of orchid farms. The Hilo Seaside Hotel is an oceanfront hotel located on the shores of Hilo Bay, on historical Banyan Drive. This affordable Hawaiian owned hotel is a scenic 40 minute drive to Hawaii's Volcano National Park, and just a few minutes by car to quaint Hilo Town. ... more   less 
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