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Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

100 Pu'ueo St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and accommodating ownership. Really nice breakfast array of fresh fruits grown locally, breads, delicious warm rice blend (kind of a porridge) made with coconut milk and plenty of coffee. Room was adequate with a clean and comfortable bed. No air conditioning, which was not a problem with the island breezes. Quiet time after 10 pm was much appreciated.... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel and really enjoyed it. It's no the most updated and fancy place you can find but it's great on a budget and the people are very friendly. We really enjoyed everyone we talked to at this hotel and hostel. The property does have a mixture of hotel rooms and hostel rooms. We... More 

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39 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I have really enjoyed our five night stay here at the budget accommodation, Wild Ginger Inn Hotel / Hostel. We are very low-key travellers, and prioritise a relaxed vibe over all the mod cons. We stayed in one of the double hotel rooms (jungle garden view), but there is also a shared hostel room for an even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

My husband have stayed at almost every hostel on the big island. We traveled from Hilo to Kona to Hawi to Pahoa and then back to Hilo. And I wish I had known about this place sooner!! The staff is amazing and so is the breakfast!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent hospitality...uber aloha!!! The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. They can direct you to all the hidden gems in town and all over the island that are not only "must-sees", but also low-cost or inexpensive. The room was perfect for budget travelers that want to spend their money on other things besides a super fancy hotel. My room was... More 

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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

First the positives things: -good breakfast -friendly, mostly young stuff - seemed to be clean The negative aspects: -First of all, it was one of the more expensive accomodations of our 6 week trip in the States and was not worth its money.It is said to be in an historic building but that doesn't excuse the minimum of things in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Like others, this is difficult to review in that, whilst there are issues, the friendly family atmosphere, the working and fellow tourists make up for quite a bit. The Love Hawaiian Filipino family run it with help from family members and also from people who get free board and room in exchange for about 20 hrs of work per week.... More 

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Sacramento
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed here for a few days while I helped my daughter settle into UHH. It had a nice local feet, The rooms were clean, and a friendly atmosphere. Staff was friendly and welcoming. You will hear the "croakies", they are loud, but you are offered earphones. They are not local frogs, they came over in a store shipment and... More 

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Long Beach, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This inn is way cool. Not only does it have options like private hotel rooms, it also has tenting, dorm beds, and even these very tropical bamboo outdoor rooms in the Lava Pit, downstairs. Above, a spacious covered lanai serves as the cozy gathering room. The grounds lush grass sits on a slight hill, overlooking Hilo Bay. Every morning breakfast... More 

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Lancaster,PA
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place has a great vibe, is very reasonably priced, and the staff is very friendly and helpful with suggestions on where to dine, etc. Definitely Ohana-style hospitality; it’s family owned and operated, and very welcoming. The room (#18) was clean, the shower was hot, and the beds were comfy, all good! The tropical garden is pretty, with nice places... More 

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