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Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

2.0 of 5 100 Pu'ueo St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Ketchikan, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people were very nice and accommodating. The frogs were loud outside of our room, it was sort of soothing in a way. The price was right and the garden area was nice. It was a very social environment.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed quite a bit of time at the Wild Ginger inn while I was in Hilo, HI. The whole staff is friendly and always willing to help you out. They know they are not a 5 star resort, but with them family feel they provide, it is better than any major hotel i've ever stayed at. Alex Love is... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Moved to Hilo, and had a difficult time finding a house to rent. I stayed at the Wild Ginger, and the staff was wonderful. Very calm relaxing atmosphere, mingling with other guests of different walks of life at breakfast was unforgettable. I'd recommend it to anyone visiting Hilo, HI.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a difficult place to review. For us, staying in Hilo was a difficult choice between very-pricey places that rate 3 or 4 stars, or much-more-reasonably priced places that rate 2 stars. Unfortunately, accommodation in Hilo appears to be over-priced. Because of time constraints, we chose to stay at this hostel since it had a room large enough for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

I am amazed at the amount of positive reviews the WGI has received as it is hard to comprehend how awful this accommodation really is for the ridiculous price we had to spend to stay at the WGI. The room was made up of crappy floorboards, there was rust around the tap in the bathroom, WIFI was available but continuously... More 

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Toronto
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The facilities aren't that great. Actually holding my ratings down. If they had a decent facility, it would have been a 5 star rating. If they had less than stellar staff, it would have been a 1 star. Having said that, the staff was amazing. We were a last minute walk in booking looking for a cheap place to stay... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you like to talk to exchange stories and get ideas from fellow travelers,you will like this friendly hostel. I traveled with my boyfriend and another friend in October 2014. At breakfast we met the other guests and swapped ideas of where to visit that day.

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15 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This year we upgraded to Room 21 on the bamboo level...Best view !!! Wonderful family owned business Real aloha spirit Breakfast is awesome yet simple w/ tropical fruits + home made hot cereal Walk into town Bay view Great grounds It's very ohana (family) here, know many returning guests Inexpensive Wonderful, large authentic dining launi w/ great view

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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Basic accomodation, but beautiful grounds and friendly staff. Almost like a little oasis. Lots of bird/nature sounds at night (which I enjoyed). Handy communal kitchen and TV area. Quick drive into town, convenient parking. Would have liked to stay longer.

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Definitely a nice place. Oh yeah the rooms are not fancy and the beds are not the best you could get, but it is a great value for money! You feel cosy in this place it has it charm and it feels homely. The staff were very friendly and there was a good vibe, something that we didn't find and... More 

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Address: 100 Pu'ueo St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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