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Orchid Tree Bed and Breakfast

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6 Makakai Place, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Essex UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our stay at Orchid Tree. Steve was a warm & informative host. Our room was comfortable with a great bathroom. Breakfasts were really good & set us up for the day. The location is well suited for exploring North & South of Hilo. Hilo itself has some great shops & the best shave ice of our whole trip. Highly... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The Orchid Tree is a great place to stay and relax in Hilo. Steve and Su were perfect hosts, like old friends. There are only two rooms; we had the larger of the two. The room was nicely furnished, the garden was gorgeous, the large deck very comfortable, the view of the ocean very nice, and the fresh fruit at... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We arrived at the Orchid Tree after a week on Oahu and found Hilo to be far much more like 'old America'.....a much slower and relaxed pace which was lovely! The guesthouse is a few miles from the centre of town....when we arrived there was a really friendly note on the door from Steve saying he'd had to pop out... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

When you make a reservation to stay at this splendid villa ("B&B" does not do the place justice), host Steve sends you photos of the available rooms, but they really don't prepare you for the 'wow' factor when you walk into your suite for the first time and out onto the spacious patio with pool, hot tub, and view of... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Warm, welcoming host who had plenty of information and knowledge to share. Was very helpful. Room was amazing and so were the breakfast smoothies. 3 nights just right to see attractions and Orchid Tree very well sited for trips up and down the coast.

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Jenison, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights with 2 daughters, mother in law and husband. Great location with view of the ocean and easy to find. We had rented both rooms, Steve makes a great breakfast as well as being a wealth of information. Would easily recommend this place to others!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Orchid Tree B&B with another couple for 2 nights and our only regret is that we didn't stay longer. The great experience started when Steve the owner met us in the driveway welcoming us to the property and what a beautiful property it is. The accommodation is beautiful, comfortable and incredibly clean. We were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Had a very pleasant stay just before Easter. We loved the breakfast, so much fresh fruit varieties! Owner was very friendly and had great recommendations for sight seeing spots. Also had fun exploring the garden. Recommended.

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Forsyth, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had the new addition room which was absolutely a dream place to stay. Steve had built it himself! You could feel the luxury at every glance. The private deck and great view of the the garden as well as the ocean and sunrise were unbeatable. We also had use of the huge common covered patio/breakfast area and the pool... More 

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Fallston, Maryland
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed in the "old" room. It was ok but seemed to need a redo, maybe a thorough cleaning. It wasn't dirty, just a little musty maybe. The house has a beautiful backyard, pool area, covered patio/breakfast area. The new room looked much nicer. The owner was very knowledgeable about area. We enjoyed the lava tide pools that were his... More 

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