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Holmes Sweet Home B&B

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107 Koula St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1625
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The owners of this B&B are a lovely elderly couple who loves looking after people and making guests feel like home. Lovely breakfast, free Wi-Fi. In addition, their daughter is an amazing helper when you struggle to get somewhere or you do not drive.

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Columbus, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Holmes Sweet Home is a very good choice. It's within easy striking distance of downtown Hilo - maybe 5-10 minute drive - and John and Charlotte were very friendly hosts. They gave us some good advice (including in advance, by email), on where to go and what to see in the area, including the best time to head over to... More 

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South San Franc
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Going to or driving through Hilo and need a place to stay? HSH is it. Run by a gracious couple who greeted us as stepped out of the car. They spent less than 10 minutes filing us in on things. The room was really lovely and well maintained, and included all the amenities we needed. The continental breakfast was well... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The house was very clean and nice! I don't remember the hosts' names, but I think their names were John & Charlotte. They were so friendly and nice! The service was wonderful, and John & Charlotte made us feel so comfortable. I was only in Hilo for one night, so I stayed over. I had a rented car, so we... More 

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Strahilovo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Yep its out of town, a bonus. 15 minutes from the airport, a bonus. In a quiet area, a bonus. But the biggest bonus is that it feels a bit like home and our hosts wanted us to treat it as such. We stayed 5 nights, we ate out and could bring food back, there is tea, coffee etc there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

The room is clean and comfortable just like home and John is a very nice person. He even put welcome board outside his house when we were late for the check in, and you can see helpful travel tips all around the room. Also the location is very convenient for travelers from Hilo airport.

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Thank Zheng L
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night in Hilo and are glad we chose here. It was a quiet place for us to regroup between visiting islands, and yet very close to services to do sightseeing. John & Charlotte are some of the most lovely people we met on the entire trip. You will definitely feel the aloha spirit of hospitality here.

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had such a lovely visit to Holmes Sweet Holmes! John and Charlotte made us feel welcome the minute we drove into the driveway. Lovely little B&B and you feel like you have walked into your own home the moment you step through the door! Shared amenities such as a big verandah (great for having a meal on), big kitchen... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

The owners Charlotte and John are so lovely. Rooms do not have privacy. The main door is made of glass and its curtain do not close totally. Also, there is an opening in the wall of the bathroom which allows you listen the conversation from there. I mean they could improve the structure. Breakfast is normal. Nothing special.

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Thank KINO K
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Immediately we arrived we had a warm welcome and friendly. Simply place a pleasant and well maintained. John and Charlotte did everything to make us satisfied and succeeded. Fair price and great location

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