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The Old Hawaiian B&B

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1492 Wailuku Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #9 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Teaneck, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed at the Old Hawaiian B&B for three nights at the conclusion of our trip to the Big Island. The room was spacious, and the king size bed beyond comfortable. Our room, which featured a bathroom with sunken tub, and open shower, was perfect and we looked forward to returning each day after sight-seeing & driving around the Hilo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Sweet 3 bedroom ,, doors off Lanai ( covered) Beautiful back yard with fruit trees and Serenity Breakfast was superb with fresh fruit tropical smoothie and baked goods never tasted any where before. Other guests were from Canada. Was a great learning experience with lots of laughter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I can't believe this place doesn't have a higher rating! What a perfect place to call home while visiting this side of the Big Island. We stayed in the spacious Hawaiian Room with the equally large bathroom. Loved it. I think the hosts, especially Lory, have worked very hard at making their home quite special. The graceful lanai was laid... More 

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was great to have you stay and look forward to you returning. We do enjoy showing off our fruit and backyard. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Lory and Stewart More 

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Address: 1492 Wailuku Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Old Hawaiian Bed And Breakfast
The Old Hawaiian Hotel Hilo
The Old Hawaiian B&B Hilo, Hawaii

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