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Holmes Sweet Home B&B

107 Koula St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1625
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Ranked #5 of 19 Hilo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at "Holmes Sweet Home" in September 2013 and it was a superb experience. It was the first trip that we stayed at a B&B and after the experience with Mr and Mrs Holmes we will surely do it again! They had the best tips for Big Island, since both of them are retired rangers from the National Park.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never stayed at a B and B before -- so really cannot compare. Décor dated. Clean. Superbly friendly host and hostess. Common room where breakfast was served very neat, but the office/home was cluttered. Breakfast was continental -- freshly baked muffins. Could borrow many things for the beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having seen so many good reviews, we were surprised and disappointed with our stay. The room's decor was extremely dated, and there were significant signs of wear and tear. The room and house in general were very cluttered with lots of "stuff" everywhere, which did not aid the sense of cleanliness. The bathroom in particular was in urgent need of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holmes Sweet home really is home sweet home. John and Charlotte were the best hosts on out entire hawaii trip. You feel like youve known them your whole life and if you ever have any problems on your trip, these are the type of people who will do everything to help. Great breakfast too!

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Manchester, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here and couldn't be happier with our stay. John and Charlotte are the best!! Great breakfast and advice on what to see and do around Hilo. Be sure to check out the macadamia nut factory while you are there;) Thanks!!!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

So, to start, we only got to spend one evening here because we have a tendency to dramatically overbook our trips. With that said, John and Charlotte treated us like family from the moment we got in, even providing some (probably much needed) chiding about how we shouldn't try to pack so much into our days. Mr. and Mrs. Holmes... More

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Our last stop visiting the Big Island was with John and Charlotte. They are such gracious hosts and their home felt like a home away from home. We enjoyed the sunrise on the lanai, the delicious breakfast, especially John's rich Kona coffee and the breakfast room with maps/guides and their experience to ensure we maximized our time on the east... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Holmes Sweet Home B&B was a wonderful place to stay near Hilo. The owners were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The room was spacious, clean, private and comfortable. The location was very close to lots of fun things to do, including just a few minutes to Hilo and the Kaumana caves park and only 45 minutes to the... More

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Very warm welcome.John and Charlotte were very friendly and made a good effort to ensure we had an enjoyable stay. The breakfast was excellent (wonderful muffins).Free and private car park. It felt like we were at home. We will definitely stay here again, the next time we come to Hilo.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

It's the best B&B I have ever been to! We stayed there for two nights and it was amazing. The location is perfect, close to the Rainbow Falls and John & Charlotte are such a lovely couple, I felt like they are my grandparents! I absolutely adore Charlotte's banana bread! 10/10 ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Address: 107 Koula St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1625
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
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Ranked #5 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Hilo
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