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Shaka Shak

126 West Kahaopea Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stayed in Shaka Shak for 1 night (15 Feb) and we had a fabulous stay. We booked 1 King Studio with Lanai and 1 Standard Queen Room: comfortable beds, huge space and nice decoration, washroom is neat and big, you can find everything you need basically - hairdryers, towels and even teabags. Besides, property owner is... More 

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Bacolod
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What can I say? This place is just simply fantastic! It's a simple looking house with really nice, beautiful tropical-styled interiors. The double-bed bedroom comes with a tv & so many sockets to plug your devices. It also comes with 2 powerful fans & 2 fan-aircon like devices that makes sleeping comfortable even in the hot tropical climate. And not... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Really basic accommodations suitable for backpackers. High price for low value. Old and unkempt. Not clean. Uninviting entrance. Very basic breakfast. Charging 'cleaning fee'. What for? Far from downtown Hilo. On the positive side: owner very friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed at this beautiful B&B last July and we've had a truly great time. It was recommended to us by one of our friends who also stayed at Shaka Shak and shared with us their wonderful experience. I must say that this is one of those hidden B&B gems in Hilo that truly deserves more than its current rating.... More 

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Pago Pago, American Samoa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Thank you Cynthia and Natasha for making our family feel at home. We spent a week at the Shaka Shak. Because our family are not people who expect fancy things, we were completely happy with our first experience with staying at a B&B. If you don't need much tending to and can appreciate the value of a quaint and cozy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I have a wonderful experience during my stay, I stayed in the Queen room for 2 nights . The bed was so comfortable I almost overslept on both days. The breakfast consists of fresh fruits and healthy choices. The host was very accommodating and gave a lot of good tips about the various attractions. I would highly recommend this place,... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Cynthia is a real sweetheart and the sheets were clean. But we were badly mislead by the web information for Shaka Shak. It was not clear that this place is essentially a boarding house. Together with a resident student, we and our traveling companions were 5 people sharing one bathroom. Also misleading was the cost. An extra $20/room "cleaning charge"... More 

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Ramona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

this is a fun place if you are looking for a place to just put your head this is the place. i was here for a week and wished i had stayed longer Cynthia is wonderful the room are very clean the bathroom is very clean to she is not far from down town

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Address: 126 West Kahaopea Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
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Number of rooms: 4
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