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Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

100 Pu'ueo St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

This year we upgraded to Room 21 on the bamboo level...Best view !!! Wonderful family owned business Real aloha spirit Breakfast is awesome yet simple w/ tropical fruits + home made hot cereal Walk into town Bay view Great grounds It's very ohana (family) here, know many returning guests Inexpensive Wonderful, large authentic dining launi w/ great view

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Basic accomodation, but beautiful grounds and friendly staff. Almost like a little oasis. Lots of bird/nature sounds at night (which I enjoyed). Handy communal kitchen and TV area. Quick drive into town, convenient parking. Would have liked to stay longer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Definitely a nice place. Oh yeah the rooms are not fancy and the beds are not the best you could get, but it is a great value for money! You feel cosy in this place it has it charm and it feels homely. The staff were very friendly and there was a good vibe, something that we didn't find and... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I chose to stay here for the first night of our Hawaii vacation. We chose it for its short distance from the airport and for its very affordable price. When we arrived, I have to admit that I was a little disappointed. It was dark, so nothing seemed charming. Everything just seemed old and bare. There was... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is my first time, i am staying like this. They were so friendly. There service is great. Initially i told them i will be arriving late, they were so accommodating and told me that they will be open. But fortunately i arrived early. After i reached there they were so friendly and felt like home. Breakfast is good. After... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time. The staff were very friendly. As we arrived with no knowledge or plans the manager sat down with us and gave us a rundown of all the good things to do. We did some great stuff like see volcano valley, some terrific waterfalls and star gazing on manua kea(... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed at the wild ginger inn for about five nights in their camping area and my opinion of the place fell quickly. The place is run by a family of at least 6 or 7 related people who seemed friendly at first but suddenly they became easily annoyed with me: one night I returned to the hotel after 8... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a reservation for 2 nights, but left after the first night. We stayed 3 other places around the island for about the same price. All 3 other places (hotels and a hostel) were very nice, clean and comfortable! The Wild Ginger Inn was NOT. The worst part was the termites. Lights all around the hotel need to be... More 

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York PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This place was nice because it was cheap (relative in Hawaii) but the pictures on their website must be about ten years old. The place was antiquated to say the least. There was a free continental breakfast that quite honestly looked awful - we went out to breakfast each day instead of eating the free food. Having said this, being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed here initially for 3 nights and then went back for more a few weeks later. I was staying in their camping area in the back for their ridiculously cheap rate of....$12 per night! Can't be beat. Excellent location, great kitchen area, comfortable place to throw a tent. Their main lobby area is a very comfortable place to hang... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wild Ginger Inn is centrally located in Hilo, which is on the east side of the Big Island. One of the most affordable accommodations in town with free Wi-Fi and Hawaiian Style Continental Breakfast. We offer many different levels of comfort including regular hotel rooms, indoor and outdoor hostels (private and dorm), and tenting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

Address: 100 Pu'ueo St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $69 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Wild Ginger Hotel Hilo
Wild Ginger Inn Hilo
Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel Hilo, Hawaii
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