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Hilltop Legacy

2.5 of 5 57 Hina St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

I enjoy both roughing it and 5 Star hotels - even with the most basic place my ultimate judge is whether the bed is comfortable with fresh sheets and if there is a clean usable bathroom. Unfortunately I couldn't say that about the Hilltop Legacy. It has very outdated decor and an old bathroom with heavily discolored grout in the... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

Would not recommend this to anyone. When we checked in there was used soap in the tub & shower. The bedspread and room were extremely dusty. Breakfast was self-serve, three doughnuts each day for all the guests (7), bread or bagels. No fruit or hot meal. Was within walking distance of downtown Hilo, but no street lights at night to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

I loved my stay at Hilltop Legacy. Located at the very top of the hill in Hilo, I could see the ocean and town from the huge picture window in my room. I stayed in the Legacy Suite, which, was quite spacious and had a great private lanai and huge windows. Mr. Lee and his son, Jade were wonderfully warm,... More

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

The house is still undergoing some remodel and the Sky Room is not finished. We were moved to the suite at no charge and enjoyed our stay very much. Views are great. It is a nice older Hawiianna style home and gives a real taste of Hawaiian lifestyle. No shoes inside. Jade Lee and his father were very friendly and... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

Stopped in Hilo for one night on a trek around the island. Hotels in Hilo are less than modern and we were not impressed by any of the larger options so took a chance on the Hilltop. A great stay with the best service we experienced on the island from Jade and his father. The house has fantastic views and... More

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Orlando, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

Ok first of all the house has no air. And there is no private bathroom. The continental breakfast consisted of weak weak coffe and donuts and grapes...thats it!! The owner and his son are so sweet and were very helpful with our questions. You have to take your shoes off when entering the house. It is a nice location but... More

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

The house is definitely not as nice as the photos show, the owners are really nice and helpful though and they try their best to make the place as good as possible. The yard is pretty and they have a friendly horse that wanders around the property. This is more like an upgraded hostel, not really a bed and breakfast... More

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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2010

We highly recommend the Hilltop Legacy. When we got there, the Lees (a father & son team) gave us an upgrade on the room since we were the only occupants that evening, so ended up staying in the Legacy Suite for four nights. The room was really spacious, the bed was large & comfortable (soft but still supportive) but we... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2010

We had a wonderful time at the Hilltop Legacy, the owners are a father-son team, and they are the friendliest, most helpful and accommodating people you could ask for. The property is spotless and charming, with a great lounge area and a beautifully landscaped garden. There is a covered back patio for relaxing at the end of the day and... More

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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

We loved the inn. It has the best view on Hilo and on more than one occasion the Lees went out of their way to be of service to two strangers. My wife had to visit the ER in the middle of the night and Jade led the way and Mr. Lee came later and led the way back. We... More

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Address: 57 Hina St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hilltop Legacy 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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