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Maureen's Bed & Breakfast

1896 Kalaniana'ole Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #15 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015
BobbieMac421 Kirkland, WA
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Kirkland, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Maureen presides over her beautiful old Hawaii house, built in the 1920s with 8 bedrooms. Beautiful wood everywhere! The common rooms are wonderfully open and welcoming-we spent time relaxing and let the sightseeing wait a day. Maureen is a fountain of information about the area and keeps copies of the best guidebooks for her guests to use. She has also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Maureen is a wonderful person. the stay at her place was sooo lovely, homey, just excellent time we spent at Maureen's!! love her waffles! She will give you the best guidance best spots and insiders u need to have a wonderful and adventures time. I felt so well looked after. big thanks to her

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

To be fair, this review is only based on our walk-through of the property. After we saw it, we didn't want to stay there. Geckos are cute, I get that, but after I saw them crawling on the kitchen counters and Maureen told me she fed them overripe bananas, I was a bit creeped out. (I doubt they were house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We spent 3 nights at this beautiful home. Maureen was a fantastic host. She planned our 3 days for us and was very informative, knows the island well, leant us a big island guidebook, cooler box and beach towels and snorkel gear were available. We had a lovely room with a ceiling fan and we shared a bathroom with another... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Nice location from town, very near Richardson State beach (practically across the street) and an amazing beach. Maureen was very kind to us and we enjoyed to hearing about her love for horses. There were only two of us for two of the three nights we stayed (in the 5-7?) rooms. A young couple was leaving the next day we... More 

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Naalehu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Maureen is an excellent host who has opened up her historic home for visitors to enjoy. It is a lovely house, furnished with beautiful antiques, in a paradise setting. Maureen has lived in Hawaii for many years and clearly loves her little part of the island. She goes out of her way to be accommodating and is a pleasure to... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We spent nearly 2 weeks at the AMAZING Maureens Bed & Breakfast. We would have just stayed and worked for her however we had to return for work! From the very start, Maureen has given every other B & B in the world something to strive for!, The overwhelming customer service and amazing personality of Maureen was exceptional! The frogs... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We spent 3 nights at Maureen's in April 2013 with close friends as part of a week-long vacation to the Big Island. Flying into the Kona airport, our plan was to attend sunset & stargaze on Mauna Loa and then descend into Hilo. Maureen was amazingly gracious and the customer service in accomodating a late arrival like this planned went... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Maureen has lived on the island for over 20 years and helped with the planning of my vacation and future move to the island. My family and I stayed at her B & B for almost 2 weeks. She took care of us like we were her own family. Her knowledge of the island is limitless and was extremely helpful... More 

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Västerås, Västmanlands Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Maureen´s BnB is more like a home than a hotel. The house is decorated with beautiful furniture and things collected from all over the world. You can just walk around in the house and always find something new to explore. Maureen is a warm, glad and helpful person. Every morning you get fresh fruit, coffe, pancakes or waffles served for... More 

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