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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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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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
1 review
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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57 helpful votes 57 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
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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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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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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I chose to stay here for the first night of our Hawaii vacation. We chose it for its short distance from the airport and for its very affordable price. When we arrived, I have to admit that I was a little disappointed. It was dark, so nothing seemed charming. Everything just seemed old and bare. There was... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is my first time, i am staying like this. They were so friendly. There service is great. Initially i told them i will be arriving late, they were so accommodating and told me that they will be open. But fortunately i arrived early. After i reached there they were so friendly and felt like home. Breakfast is good. After... 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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