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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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Fort Dodge, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the time we walked in the front door mid afternoon we were given the impression that Sue and Steve had been looking forward to our visit. Their home was spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated. The Hilo location is in a quiet residential area and was just a few minutes drive from Old Town Hilo. There was a view of... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We definitely enjoyed our stay at the Orchid Tree B&B. Steve was a good host. He was very knowledgeable about the area and spent time giving us advise and information on where to eat, what to see, etc. We stayed in the larger room with 2 beds - the Hula Room. It was very spacious with 2 beds, a couch... More 

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Thank DEB51155017
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this B&B. Steve made many wonderful breakfasts that included tons of fresh fruits. He was very helpful with advice on places to go and things to see. Thanks to him we took the challenge of off-roading at the Green Sands beach at South Point and were rewarded with one of the best experiences of... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We wanted to stay on the Hilo side of the island for a few days to be near the volcano, and Orchid Tree was perfect...We stayed in the room with 2 beds, which was very spacious (esp. with our toddler), and woke up every morning to an amazing breakfast. Steve was a super helpful and friendly host, who gave great... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We stayed here in November and had an amazing stay. We had both rooms, which is a great arrangement for a family because then you have the whole place to yourself. Both rooms were clean and comfortable, with one being larger, and the other being more intimate with a more modern shower area. It does rain a lot in Hilo,... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We stayed at Orchid Tree, a year ago, and returned this October. Steve is a great host, and of many facets: surfer, landscaper, cook, guide, art collector, and proud dad. Our same room had local art on the walls, and a great walk-in overhead shower. For my birthday, Steve served a coffee cake with candles, and put a singing hula... More 

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Essex UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

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 38 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 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

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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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 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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