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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

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Rancho Cordova, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 3 nights at this beautiful hotel. We had a deluxe bay view (included a small balcony with two chairs and a table) and what a view of Hilo Bay and Mauna Kea - Wow. The room was clean and updated and everyone was so friendly. Had breakfast in the dining room twice. First time ordered off the menu and...

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Room overlooked the bay and Coconut Island, and the view was very pretty. Room comes with shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, and a hair dryer. Staff very nice and friendly, no issues getting extra towels. No place for beach swimming, but they do have a pool. I liked watching the locals fish, while I drank my coffee on the balcony in...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place was perfect! Very reasonably priced, room was clean and spacious, and the staff were friendly and helpful! The view from the room was beautiful, even on the "non ocean side" the banyon trees along the drive are just amazing! Behind the hotel, is a wonderful little bay and tide pool area, wonderful for exploring!!! The restaurant is a...

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Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice hotel, but not first class. The quilts on the bed were lumpy, there were two bath towels, meaning I did not have an extra for washing hair. Locks on patio door were not very secure. Did have lovely view and a small refrigerator. Very easy parking. Restaurant serves enormous portions. The pancakes were 12 inches in...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Castle Hilo Hawaiian. The staff was very friendly and our room was clean, quiet, and had a great view of Coconut Island and the Hilo Bay. Parking was free and convenient. And check-in and check-out was a "snap". To me "it was a 5 star experience".

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hilo is not known to be a tourist destination and that becomes obvious when you check-in to any hotel in town. While the hotel was perfectly acceptable and the staff was incredibly friendly (the guy who checked me in was SUPER friendly), it's very blah. It reminded me of a nondescript airport hotel which, for me, was not what I...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

There is an open air lobby with restaurants and bars available. The pool is clean and luxurious! The views behind the hotel are of the beautiful bay. Large banyan trees are on the other side. What I found most impressive is the service. We checked in late after a long day of traveling and the front desk provided not only...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved our one night here, perfect and amazingly close to the airport, yet feels miles and miles away. We had an extra night after a long retreat on the big island and decided to stay close to the airport. This place was perfect. Perfectly affordable, perfectly situated, perfectly charming. Come because it's convenient, stay because it's so much more...

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Tucson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent hotel on the water but in need of some updates... 3rd floor ocean view is cheaper for a reason you look over a very yucky roof and it doe not have a balcony ... I should have known that myself... Decent happy hour at bar with nice view.. I may stay again or try another one....Did not eat hear...

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Waimanalo, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

hilo is a charming, very hawaiian town and the hilo hawaiian hotel is a good spot from which to enjoy it. the room was clean and comfortable. the view from the lanai across hilo bay and up the hamakua coast was stunning and it was very entertaining to watch the locals fishing and the ships going to and from the...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo's best full-service hotel, offers outstanding views of the ocean or quaint Hilo Town framed by the backdrop of Mauna Kea. Located on Hilo Bay, and approximately two miles from Hilo Airport, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is the perfect headquarters for exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy incredible views of Mauna Kea, Hilo Town, and beautiful and historic Coconut Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Address: 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4693
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $128 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 286
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“Ask for beach view”
maggiem1947, 3 days ago | Read review
“Get the side facing Coconut Island.”
iwanaka, 3 days ago | Read review
“i would stay away from the 3rd floor or make sure u have a balcony if on that floor... Roof is real ugly to look at”
Zelda911, 1 week ago | Read review
“i believe that all rooms have a lanai and face the ocean, but if not, it's good to have one.”
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mbreese11, 1 week ago | Read review
“Like with any reservation if you know you'll be checking in late, let them know.”
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