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San Francisco, California
Reviewed October 16, 2006

We stayed in the most affordable room, the Bamboo I think which was $80 a night. The room wasn't large and the bathroom was kind of small, but it was spotlessly clean. It opened onto a Lanai which was beautiful and overlooked the huge lawn leading to the edge of the property. The breakfast was huge and fabulous, if a...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed July 13, 2006

Pros and cons, but mostly good. Room was nice but very small, same goes for bathroom. Hosts were very friendly and attentive. Breakfast on the lanai was stellar and grounds are pretty. Smoke alarm went off in the middle of the night repeatedly. No smoke, no fire, perhaps a gecko?

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Eugene OR
Reviewed June 26, 2006

The Old Hawaiian B&B in Hilo is a wonderful, peaceful, restful place to stay a short drive uphill (inland) on the northern end of Hilo. The area is quiet and pretty, the beds (except for a trundle our son was on) are comfortable, and the breakfast is wonderful (egg, fresh made sweet breads, fruit, fruit smoothie, juice, and coffee). For...

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Visalia, CA
Reviewed May 19, 2006

A most amazing place. We have never been anywhere more beautiful! It is very quiet and peaceful. You would think you were in heaven surrounded by all of the lushous tropical plants and awaking in the morning to the sweet singing birds. We had the chance to experience all three of the rooms and enjoyed each equally. Fabulous place..we would...

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Washington
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Reviewed May 19, 2006

The property was excellent. I had a peaceful and quiet time . The owers of the property were so helpful and friendly. The food was excellent . I highly reccomend this B@B. There was no profanity,or suggestive language, a very family friendly location.

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed March 30, 2006

My fiance and I stayed at the Old Hawaiian B&B on the last night of our Big Island trip. Given all of the great reviews of this place, I was a bit surprised to find it just adequate and overpriced. We stayed in the Bamboo room and it smelled and felt very damp, like mildew. Our pillows were so moist...

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Des Moines, WA
Reviewed March 6, 2006

In quiet neighborhood on hill above Hilo, beautiful setting, comfortable furnishings, owner very willing to give recommendations and answer questions, very clean, lanai for breakfast or relaxing, continental breakfast with homemade breads, sack breakfast available if need to leave early, definitely would return. Judy, Des Moines, WA

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Vancouver
Reviewed February 27, 2006

After two weeks exploring the Big Island and Maui, we were exhausted and sad to be leaving. But our final night was at this wonderful place. We couldn't be sad when staying in such a lovely room, with such gracious hosts! It was great! The Hawaiian room is elegant, romantic, and so comfortable. Our feet were sore from a long...

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Nebraska
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Reviewed February 21, 2006

Our impression of the old Hawaiian B&B after a five-day stay is that it is basically a perfect B&B. We stayed in two different rooms (after procrastinating in booking). The larger room, the Hawaiian, is absolutely colossal. It was big enough for three of us (two adults and a young child) to enjoy relaxing in at the same time. The...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed February 1, 2006

Breakfast is excellent! The room was nice, clean, and comfy. The hosts were friendly and they had the cutest dog ever. They also helped us plan our trips from Hilo. Great place to stay!

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Hawaiian B&B is a two story 'Olde Hawaiian Style' home located on 1/2 acre of gorgeous landscaped grounds, backing onto State-owned land, and the Wailuku River. It is situated in one of the most peaceful and tropical areas of Hilo, and only two blocks from the Boiling Pots Park, which has an overlook of the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Hawaiian B&B

Address: 1492 Wailuku Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1254
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $90 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Old Hawaiian Hotel Hilo
The Old Hawaiian Bed And Breakfast
The Old Hawaiian B&B Hilo, Hawaii
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