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The Old Hawaiian B&B

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1492 Wailuku Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
The Old Hawaiian B&B
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kawaihae, Hawaii
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This charming home delivers perfection in accommodations, service and local flavor. Our bed was in the Goldilocks zone - just right. Slept like when we were kids. Ceiling fan kept us very comfortable, plenty of room and storage, lovely bath, decor was very appealing and not overdone or fussy. Our hostess pampered us with a royal spread at breakfast where... More 

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Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. See you on your next trip to Hilo. Lory More 

Hackensack, NJ
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I stayed in the Hawaiian room April 19-23rd last month. It is spacious, quite room with a very comfortable bed & a large bathroom. We used the ceiling fan at night and were very comfortable. As others have noted, breakfast is delicious and Lory is such a gracious host.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I highly recommend this B&B, the host is wonderful, warm and inviting. I looked forward to breakfast every day...the food was great. The room was awesome, lots of room, very quiet and just comfortable to be in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Old Hawaiian B&B is a beautiful property in a wonderful location. Apart from the proximity to two natural attractions that are State Parks, the rear of the property extends to short walking trails along the river's bluff. It was also very convenient to both downtown Hilo (literally only a 10-minute drive) and roads out of town that avoided downtown... More 

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Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our 4 night stay in the Hawaiian room. The king bed is very comfortable. The room and bathroom are really large. Breakfast was great and we both looked forward to it every morning! Lory is a wonderful baker and bakes things such as muffins and scones that are to die for! The fresh fruit (a... More 

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San Diego, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Was a little reluctant to stay so far out of town but the advantage is that it's in a really lovely, quiet location with a big yard that backs onto the river. You wake up to the sound of all the birds singing their hearts out. Rooms are perhaps a bit on the basic side, but breakfasts are really nice.... More 

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed three nights at the Old Hawaiian B&B located in Hilo and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It is close to the town and to the lovely Rainbow Falls (well worth the visit). The house is set on a large property with all kinds of tropical fruits. Lory was away but we were more than adequately looked after by... More 

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Scotland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We stayed just two nights at Lory's lovely bnb in a nice, quiet residential part of Hilo. By far the most memorable part of the stay was Lory's wonderful breakfasts - a superb range of fruits right from their garden, home baking, smoothies etc.beautifully prepared and presented on the spacious lanai. Our bed was quite comfortable, though the shower and... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed two nights in the Sunrise room which appeared more inviting in the website photos than it really was. It felt cramped and under decorated. As the photos show, the sink is w/in the room. The toilet/shower combination is in a cubical with 3/4 high walls. Room service does not include making the bed. There is no TV. The... More 

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Aviano
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We can't say enough kind things about Lory and her B&B! This is the second time we've been here and will always book a room here when on the Big Island. As other reviewers have mentioned, the breakfasts, the yard, the lanai, the rooms, the neighborhood ALL were out of this world. Lory's hospitality make the place so unforgettable. The... More 

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