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All 19 Hilo B&Bs / inns

Hale Kai Hawaii Bed & Breakfast

111 Honolii Place, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Hale Kai Hawaii Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #11 of 19 Hilo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We has the pleasure of staying two nights in March 2013. The B&B is well-situated, every room has a lanai with a sweeping ocean view (but as others have mentioned, the driveway can pose a bit of a challenge). The owners were always pleasant to interact with and offered good tips for dining and sight-seeing in the area. Breakfast was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ocean-front room where I've seen sunset & sunrise and spotted whales in the distance for a number of times. The B&B is only a short drive from the airport, downtown, Walmart, Macy's, rainbow falls, and botanic gardens. Nice breakfast. Bed was extremely comfortable. The only downside was that the prize was a bit too high considering the room &... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in February. It's pretty easy to find, just off the main highway. It was only about 5 minutes away from downtown Hilo where there was shopping and restaurants. We stayed in the Heritage Room. The shower was really nice! And the room was a good size with a tv. There is... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed in Hilo for sightseeing mountains, volcano and other. Owners were friendly and helpful. Food was good. We had breakfast with other travellers on the deck outside over looking the water. We would see whales while eating breakfast at times. We stayed in Moana Room for 3 nights. The location was quiet. We did not have trouble sleeping from... More

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Edmonton, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We came to Hilo to spend the night as we were going for a helicopter tour first thing in the morning. Upon arrival were surprised by the amount of stairs. My aunt has difficulty with stairs and uneven surfaces, maybe think twice about this location if this is an issue for anyone in your party as there are many stairs... More

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Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great location overlooking the surfing beach. Ric & Maria have fine-tuned their operation: everything works well, great site seeing and eating recommendations. The main positive was whale watching while enjoying coffee and breakfast on the deck. The main negative would be the incessant calls of whistling frogs at night.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
46 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We stayed in Bamboo Room. The hosts were very friendly. The location is very quiet. You may hear the waves and the Coqui frogs. Very nice sounds for a good sleep. We never had problems with these sounds of nature. The room was not so big but clean. To enter the room and to get to your lanai you have... More

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I can't really add anything new, so I'll just go over the plusses and minuses that we experienced. Plusses first - the tremendous ocean view and lovely grounds, the tasty and filling breakfasts (there were always leftovers), clean rooms. The pool was small, but nice for cooling off and relaxing after a day of activities. Not the most effusive hosts,... More

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alameda, ca
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I recently returned to this restful B & B, and enjoyed my stay once again! The hosts Ric & Maria are very helpful & knowledgeable of what to see & do around the island and the breakfasts Maria cooked up each day were delicious. The rooms are cozy & every room has an ocean view - quite lovely. I stayed... More

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San Antonio, TX
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

When they tell you you will want to have more than one night here, please believe them. We didn't, and I'm dying to go back. The view from our room was incredible, and breakfast was fantastic. The owners are full of great tips on restaurants and adventures. The rooms are comfortable, and we slept better here than anywhere else we... More

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Also Known As:
Hale Kai Hawaii Hotel Hilo
Hale Kai Hawaii b&b
Hale Kai Hawaii Hotel
Hale Kai Hawaii Bed & Breakfast Hilo
Address: 111 Honolii Place, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #11 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oceanfront accommodations with a spectacular, panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and Hilo Bay. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while watching surfers, dolphins, and seasonal humpback whales. Relax in the evening to the sound of the surf. Four oceanfront rooms available, each with private bath, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, fresh flowers, lanai, and access to pool and hot tub. Quiet, peaceful location 2 miles north of Hilo Town, just 10 minutes to the airport. Smoke-free property. Free parking. ... more   less 

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