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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After spending a week in Kona sided- dry side drove north from kona to great perfect less used beach some rate it best on the island- but now back to the north drive through Waimea beautiful lush green foliage drive. Two interesting drive site along the way in Waimea near McDees there is a free city grass park visible from... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel within walking distance of downtown Hilo. Beautiful park to just walk around. Used this hotel as we were flying out the next day. Good rooms and very friendly staff. Try the local pancake house for breakfast (anytime)!!!

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We just came from Hawaiian Hilton Village Resort on Oahu, so we were spoiled. The hotel didn't look like much from the outside, but we were pleasantly surprised when we got to the room. It was nice, and the view of Hilo Bay outside our balcony was beautiful. Waking up and opening the curtains to that view was wonderful -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been here for a couple of days now. It is an older hotel but we like the old school "glamour" of it. It seems to be maintained quite well. A higher floor facing the ocean is definitely the way to go. The front desk staff has been very kind to us for a few special requests and we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I stayed here while on vacation in Hilo. From the first time we walked into the hotel and the staff announced to us "welcome home", I felt completely embraced and comfortable. The entire staff was gracious and helpful with giving insight regarding the best nearby sites to visit. The rooms were beautiful and spacious. Lounging on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice hotel with large, clean rooms. The parking is terrible! We drove around forever trying to park. The hotel staff was no help. Bed was comfortable. My husband had the breakfast buffet with lots of choices, kind of pricey. It is very convenient to the airport.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at the Castle Hilo Hawaiian. The rooms were very large. Each room had a balcony with chairs. We had a park side room. The bay side might have been more picturesque. They had a buffet restaurant. The price was a little high so we didn't try it. Overall a nice hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night at the Hawaiian inn and it was more than I expected. We had a great water view with a nice little patio. Hotel seemed to be in a nice location and a great area to run in in the morning. They had a nice little pool also. Totally safe and good place for a family.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a couple of nights while hiking in the national park. I was a big wary based on some of the reviews I had read, mentioning outdated rooms, mold/mildew odor, etc. I'm pleased to report our experience was nothing but great! When we entered the lobby we were greeted warmly by the front desk.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of driving and exploring, we stopped in Hilo to look for a hotel. I called the reservation # and was told there were no available rooms. Since we were already in the parking lot, I took a chance and went in and asked. We were immediately checked in and given a room with a view. Yay!!!!... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $155 - $210 (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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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel Hawaii
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