The building does not look like much from the outside, and is located a few miles from town past an ugly industrial area. The condo itself was clean, the kitchen newly renovated, and had little touches that showed the owners care about their condo. It got a bit hot during the day, but if we opened the windows, sliding doors, and front door (there is a screen door as well that we left closed), we could get it cooled down a bit. The unit was pretty clean, as long as you did not look behind furniture... The lanai was very nice with views of Carlsmith Beach Park, and we could hear the waves at night. I found the master bed comfy, but it was a little soft for my husband.
I think as far as condos go in the Hilo area, this is a good choice. I would have preferred a house, in hindsight. There was good security in the building, but it made me a tiny bit nervous that that much security was needed.
The unit itself was good, and a very reasonable price. It seemed like a...