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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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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Hilo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Germantown, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good hotel on the rainforest side of the big island of Hawaii. Everything was very nice, absolutely good quality in every respect. The big resorts are on the other side of the island which is the desert side. I wasn't expecting the hotel to be this nice, but I found it to be equivalent to or a notch better... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nicely decorated room, comfortable bed, good towels and bedding, spacious, good A/C, small fridge, no microwave Great view from our 6th floor lanai of the bay and Coconut Island Liliuokalani Japanese Garden next door Staff was excellent, helpful and friendly Ample free parking AWESOME Seafood and Prime Rib buffet includes wine & beer all you can eat and drink, better... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is a holdover from the 1950's and somewhat tired but it is still a comfortable place to stay. They have updated the rooms and although the furniture is nice, it is anything but tropical. The oceanview rooms are worth any additional cost. The view from the balcony is lovely. The restaurant has good buffet dinners on the weekends.... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is exactly what you would expect for the price: clean, quiet, and convenient. It's a good hotel to stay at if you arrive on a later flight into Hilo or want a jumping off point for exploring this side of the island. The only downside was the large number of tour groups that were there when we were.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here with our toddler - good accommodation but not outstanding. Restaurant nice. Location alright if you have a rental car otherwise a bit of a walk to town. Wifi is only available for free in the lobby which is a bit of a pain when you have a small child to try and keep amused. Would stay here again.

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Gresham, Oregon
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A a good value Hotel stay on the Big Island. The Hotel has done a complete refurbish on the rooms bringing it up to current standards. When checking in during a weekday ask for an Oceanview upgrade, you'll probably get one (forget the weekends).

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 days and came in with pretty low expectations but have no complaints. It is in a good location and a good base for exploring the east side of the big island. Free wifi in the rooms would be an improvement. The room we had was a corner and was quite big. Only ate once in the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a big hotel which clearly caters for large numbers of bus parties on an ongoing basis. It is located in a beautiful spot at the end of Hilo bay in Banyon Drive and is perfect for all the things you may want to see or do around the Hilo area. Our room was very large and spacious, and... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Aloha and Mahalo Castle, I spent a few days at this hotel and it was great, had a Top floor room with an amazing view, the room very nice decorated, recently remodeled, looks like new room, the staff very kind and attentive, lots of aloha , The Restaurant very nice and delicious, i did not need to go out, the... More

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Philadelphia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the views from the Lobby, Bar and Restaurant (and rooms on the water side) are beautiful, Banyan views - notsomuch. Coqui frogs were really vocal all night long; the lanai door stayed closed the entire time I was there to keep out the noise! The room was clean, but very 'bland', color-wise. Everything seemed to be beige. Asking for... More

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Additional Information about Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Also Known As:
Hilo Hawaiian
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Hawaii
Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo's best full-service hotel, offers outstanding views of the ocean or quaint Hilo Town framed by the backdrop of Mauna Kea. Located on Hilo Bay, and approximately two miles from Hilo Airport, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is the perfect headquarters for exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy incredible views of Mauna Kea, Hilo Town, and beautiful and historic Coconut Island. ... more   less 
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