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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This isn't a fancy place, but it's decent. They are kind of stingy, charging $125-$150/night and going for an extra charge of $10/day for wifi. It's free in the lobby, but that gets crowded and the signal is slow. I had a view that looked out over the parking lot, fine, but the views facing the water are much nicer... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was not our first time there... but last time I liked it more. They charge 10$ a day for WIFI which did not work at all in our room. In the lobby and only there it is free, so sometimes half the hotel is in the lobby. To print boarding passes they charge another 5$ to use the printer,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really loved staying at the Hilo as it was close and convenient to the airport (though no noise) and to town by car. There are even a few spots for some groceries and eating where you can walk. The room are clean and large, with nice balconies and you are surrounded by nature. You hear the birds during the... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our room was a king ocean view. Room was large with a great view of the bay and Coconut island. Located next to park with great walking paths. Staff very friendly allowing us to check in a few hours earlier than the typical 3 pm check in. Hotel was very quiet. Bar and restaurant on location.

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Seattle, WA
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in a Banyan Room 1 bedroom suite. We had an end room with a view of both the parking lot, bay and swimming pool. Overall, not a bad room. The room was recently renovated and everything looked clean but was fairly basic. The bedroom was large enough for us (2 adults and 2 young... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked two nights at the Hilo Hawaiian on EXTREMELY short notice (10:30 p.m.) when our other reservation didn't work out. They were able to accommodate us immediately, and even gave us a great last minute rate. The room was average sized, and clean. AC worked very well and wasn't extremely noisy. (Set the fan on constant to keep the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here one night before flying out to Oahu, as our B&B was booked. Pros: Hotel is close to airport and restaurants. Rooms are large and clean. Bay side rooms have a beautiful view of harbor. Self parking is free Con: the large refurbished room felt unfinished. Large room had a lot of empty space and no pictures on... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bathroom shower curtain smelled like urine. Enough said. One of the elevators was broken and there was a long line waiting for the elevators. Pretty location on the bay and easy to get to Volcano National Park - which was the reason we left the Kona area. It is half the price you would pay for the nice resorts... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the wonderful place, very close to bay and our room was facing to the ocean which was gorgeous! The room was big and clean. The staff in restaurant was nice, and the food was nice as well. We loved this place, if we come back to Hilo. We definitely will stay here again!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for some days end of December. The hotel is average and does not charge a resort fee (and provides free parking), but if you want some wifi in your room, you'll have to pay $10 a day ($40 a week, free on thé lobby, I thought this were a thing of the past, but not there). We... More 

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