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Hilo Airport Hostel : Pineapple Park

860 Piilani St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Hilo Airport Hostel : Pineapple Park
Ranked #7 of 9 Specialty lodging in Hilo
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Stayed here for a week while on the Big Island. Mark, the attendant, was as helpful and friendly as can be. He and some other guests helped me plan the whole trip and they had fantastic selections. Location could be better, but most of the time you will be driving to different locations around the area anyways, so I never... More

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Kingston, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Yes, this hotel was pretty clean, had an available kitchen and living room space but it was empty. I saw no guests. It was a bit depressing and weird for us to be the only ones. The one man on staff was fine. The location was ok. I probably wouldn't stay there again...

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Kealakekua, Hawaii
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

cars, planes, dogs barking, etc...what a waste of money. hilo bay hostel is way better and no so crappy feeling, its very industrial at hilo airport hostel..im not happy i chose it, my wife is mad at me ruined our vacation

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

I just finished a visit at this hostel for the first 2 weeks of a 6 week visit to the Big Island. Annie and her staff are really great. Feel like family now. I loved staying there and how helpful they all were every time I needed directions, help or assistance for what to see and how to get around.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

There's not much to say about this hostel (or it's sister Hostel in Kona). It was a standard hostel in most respects (common kitchen stacked with everything you need, good location, pretty standard rooms. The manager, Scott, was really great, friendly, and helpful when we needed directions and suggestions. Funny too. It was clean, there weren't crazy rude people like... More

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Shepparton, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

I got to stay at both hostels on the hilo side and kona and i really enjoyed my stay at both hostels. I got to know the manager at the time scott and he is a very helpfull, nice and friendly. I found both hostels to be very tidy and clean and the long term stay people were very nice... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

Jeez- what can I say that will be a positive? Not much. The place was a filthy, nasty, drunken, potsmokers paradise. A young man "managing", nightly pokerfests complete with plenty of booze, language and disregard for the guest. We originally book 4 nights but could not stomach more than 2. When asked for refund to relocate....the owner(?) Ann became hostile... More

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lienz
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

We stayed there for three nights. Here on Big Island are a lot of places to explore, so we stayed there only for sleeping. The room was not very clean and we did not like to put out our shoes there, outside the bed. But it is a very budget place, so this is not unusual. We booked the hostel... More

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Vermont
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

We stayed at all three Pineapple Park properties while on the Big Island. Doc and Annie were excellent hosts and they gave us a nice discount off of the "semi-private" rate as well as upgrading us to private rooms with private baths in the Hilo and Kona locations. They were renovating at Hilo while we were there, and they ended... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

We thought this was a B&B and what a surprise to find it being a hostel/backpackers place close to the airport in a slightly run down state. Definitely not a neat and luxury place. I have to admit that I am a bit spoiled with having stayed at 4 and 5 star hotels recently. Once you close your eyes to... More

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Additional Information about Hilo Airport Hostel : Pineapple Park

Address: 860 Piilani St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 9 Specialty lodging in Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hilo Airport Hostel is a Hostel that is everything a hostel should be and better. We have Free airport pickup and take away also free shuttle to markets and local grocery stores. We also rent kayaks for the day. We also have bicycles to rent. A basic breakfast is available like fruit coffee. The establishment is clean, comfortable and always here to direct the travelers to site seeing trips or just basic directions to and from a specific location. ... more   less 
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