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    Hilo Bay Hostel

    101 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2435
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    Traveler (32)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible8%
    Travelers talk about
    “nice kitchen” (3 reviews)
    “shower room” (2 reviews)
    “two blocks” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
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    1 - 5 of 165 reviews

    Reviewed November 21, 2017

    ATMOSPHERE : First and foremost, THIS IS NOT A HOSTEL. The minute I walked in, I noticed the very strange atmosphere. There were a lot of old permanent residents who unfortunatly seem to be homeless or mentally ill. Most of the residents are a 40...More

    Thank Edline S
    Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

    The family atmosphere and the Aloha spirit makes this hostel the best. You feel like family and this place is truly a home away from home. Denise, Frankie, Joanne and Haku make sure everything is taken care of so that you feel invited and at...More

    Thank djulaton
    Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

    At first look, the place is Nice and welcoming. As soon as you get to your Room. Dorms stinks, beds are disgusting, bunch of permanent residents who seem mentally ill. Restrooms and showers are nasty. Worst Hostel EVER. Please, don’t give them your money. The...More

    1  Thank Jean-Philippe G
    Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

    Very well located hostel, with two very nice and accommodating owners/managers. We didn't have planed to sleep in Hilo and therefore didn't have a reservation. It was Labor Day weekend, but they still manage to find us a room, despite the busy weekend. I definitely...More

    Thank Aurélie G
    Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

    I've been staying in hostels worldwide for about 6 years now and never have any of them ever charged you to use the facilities after you check out. Which is what this hostel does, Hilo isn't exactly a place you want to hang out in...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • $45 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Island of Hawaii >
    • Hilo
    • Also Known As
    • Hilo Bay Hotel Hilo ,
    • Hilo Bay Hostel Hawaii
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    Traveler (32)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (1)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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    January 22, 2015|
    Response from Austin S | Reviewed this property |
    Bring your own toiletries, but you can rent towels from them
    Room Tips
    "Get a room which looks out onto the street. Little traffic at night or in the morning to keep you awake."
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    "Rooms are on a busy road, and with window open it is very noisy. Bring ear-plugs."
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    "Mention to staff members if a quiet room is required."
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    "Probably the best value in Hilo if you choose a dorm room. This is a hostel, not a hotel."
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