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Orchid Tree Bed and Breakfast

6 Makakai Place, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Orchid Tree Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We -family of 3, with daughter (11)- had a fantastic time. Even though we arrived so late that the owner Steve wasn't there to greet us, a lovely note was pinned to the door of our suite to welcome us. Our suite was spacious with lovely local decorations and interior, and at the same time comfortable. The bath was small... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

What a perfect few days! We had a suite overlooking the Koi pond and you could watch whales in the distance from the deck outside. The room was comfortable, clean, light and spacious and the surroundings are very pleasant with a pool, hot tub and beautiful garden outside the door. The breakfast is superb! Nearly every kind of fruit (I... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We enjoyed this side of Big Island: volcanoes, rain forest, water falls, coves & beautiful valley, etc. It's less touristic than west coast. But Hilo has very few options for accommodation. We were lucky to book with Orchid Tree by chance. It turned out to be a perfect stay. We agree with everything said by other reviews: convenient, nice, clean,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed here because of the great ratings on TA. When we stated at the place we were pleasantly surprised. The owners were spectacular and made us feel right at home. They did a fantastic job and really deserve the great comments.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

My husband, son and I stayed two nights at the Orchid Tree while in Hilo, we enjoyed our time there. We are from Alaska so apprecited the air conditioned room! The breakfast was great, lots of fresh fruit and baked goods. We liked that it had only two rooms, it was quiet (except for the frogs ;). We enjoyed meeting... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is a wonderful B&B right in the heart of Hilo. If you are looking for a wonderful place to stay when traveling to the BI support these nice people who work so hard to make Orchid Tree a top rated place on TA . The rooms are nice and clean and the owners are the best!

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YYC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

The Orchid Tree B&B was just the kind of place my husband and I were hoping for. We like our privacy and also like to meet people in an intimate, quiet setting. This accommodated all our comfortable needs. Steve, our host, made us feel very much at home with the use of the pool and hot tub. His breakfast was... More

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Fremont, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed here two nights and wish we would have stayed longer! You could easily stay here and visit Volcano National Park on a day trip (which is what we should have done). The rooms (there are only two) are spacious, clean, and beautifully decorated. We stayed in the Koi Suite which had its own private lanai... More

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Central Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Only two rooms, so never crowded. About 1 1/2 miles north of Hilo harbor. Steve provided great food, and ideas about local places to eat and see. Nicely landscaped yard with pool and fish pond. You can sleep with doors and window wide open (though the birds chirp too loud for my wife!), and feel like you're sleeping outdoors. Very... More

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Austin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Orchid Tree the first couple nights of our vacation before driving to Kona. Wonderful place. Steve was a great host. Lovely breakfasts. Steve was very helpful with tips of places to visit and eat. Great surfing spot just a block away. We walked there in the mornings to watch the sun rise. We hope to visit again!

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Additional Information about Orchid Tree Bed and Breakfast

Address: 6 Makakai Place, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Orchid Tree b&b
Orchid Tree Hotel Hilo
Orchid Tree Bed And Breakfast Hilo, Hawaii

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The Orchid tree B&B is located one mile north of historic Old Hilo Town at Honolii Beach. Enjoy the comfort of a 600 sq/ft suite overlooking the ocean, pool and lush gardens; very private and elegant. Located within minutes of all the activities in East Hawaii: 45 minutes to Volcano National Park. Enjoy surfing, hiking, excellent dining, shops and the famous Hilo Farmer's Market. With 35 years experience on the Big Island, let us show you the way to an authentic and memorable Hawaiian experience! ... more   less 
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