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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got in early from the airport in Hilo and had time to go look at a few hotels on the same street. The one was by far the nicest and/or reasonably priced or the hotels & B&B's we looked at. We were upgraded to a suite (I think they were out of regular rooms by the time we came... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most of all the hotels are outdated and looked all, but Hilo Hawaiian hotel offers clean rooms and very comfy bed. It is the best hotel in Hilo. Very close from the airport and and to downtown Hilo. The breakfast at the restaurant on the property is good, too. Located at the water front facing Hilo Bay, you cannot beat... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was my first trip to Hilo and in spite of an initial hiccup that the hotel made amends for I was pleased with my room and what a view and tranquil ambiance - definitely go for room overlooking Hilo Bay and make short drive to rainbow waterfall

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Oxnard, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure to get bay view side. On a clear day, watch the sunrise lighting up Mauna Kea. Coconut Island was below us (a quick walk there) and nearby was a truly amazing Japanese garden. Rooms were comfortable, staff nice too. We had the Continental breakfast each morning - you can also have a buffet style breakfast with eggs, bacon... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is most modern and clean for the area. It is on the high side considering the other choices, but you get what you pay for. My room was spacious and I had a view of the bay which was very nice. The chairs in the room were uncomfortable but I wasn't in room too much.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While island hopping,we thought we'd stay one night in Hilo at this recommended spot.The superior room was beautiful and roomy.We had asked for the bay side but were told the rooms on that side of the hallway were not cleaned yet(?).The room facing the parking lot had no soundproofing whatsoever.It was the Labor Day Weekend and motorcycle clubs leaving at... More

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Concerned_HI_Manager, General Manager at Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Labor Day Weekend is very busy for all of us on the Big Island as the long holiday weekend bring many guests, some with motorcycles that are used on their annual ride around the island. Please accept my apologies for any service deficiencies experienced during your stay. We will... More

Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Hilo Hawiian twice. The hotel is lovely for the area. Other hotels can't come close in the area (for business travelers). The rooms are clean and comfortable. I never have been upgraded to the bay side. Which is ok. I am a business traveler. I had a nice view of the parking lot. A nice view... More

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Mount Isa, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights for our honeymoon. Hotel looks to be newly refurbished and was quite nice. Very clean. The staff were lovely and had no issues at all. The food in the restaurant is expensive. Sat and Sunday nights they have a buffet for $42 per person. We instead decided to get some take away saving us... More

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Orange, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you get on the bay side if you want a beautiful view of the bay, Coconut Island and Mauna Kea. We were on floor 6, but there are great views from any of the rooms on the bay side due to the curve of the building. Everything was great about it, but the buffet there is pretty expensive!... More

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hilo has very little in the way of luxury or even 4 star accommodations so that needs to be said first. It's a little, humid, shanty, very old-style Hawaiian town in my experience. We went there to drop off a kid at U of Hawaii so stayed 3 days. When I go back to visit my daughter, which I must... More

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Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 286
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