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Hilo Honu Inn

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Hilo, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two nights in the beautifully appointed Samuria Suite with a 360 view of Hilo Bay and in the morning, before the clouds hover over, Mauna Kea. Gay, the owner, can direct you to just about any sightseeing or off the beaten path places locals know about as well as make you feel the "Aloha" spirit of the Big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and two daughters (9 and 7) stayed a week in the Samurai Suite in June 2016. What a great experience, and location! Wonderful breakfasts, Gay had great tips about the Big Island, and was so generous with sunscreen, flashlights, maps - you name it! Would highly recommend the Hilo Honu to anyone. The center of town was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Lovely historic home within walking distance of downtown. Gay, the owner is very hospitable, and willing to share the history of the home and area with guests. We enjoyed learning the history of the house. It is clean and comfortable and she really cares about her guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a night at the Hilo Honu Inn for our honeymoon and were very impressed with the accommodations. The place was clean and had a lot of character and was centrally located. We stayed at the Samurai Suite and enjoyed the peacefulness and sounds of birds. The host, Gay, is extremely friendly and helpful, but also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Hilo Honu Inn was perfect for our vacation. Our host, Gay provided so much more than just bed & breakfast. She shared her love of Hawaiian culture and history and even danced the hula for her guests at breakfast! Located within comfortable walking distance to farmers market, downtown restaurants & museums. We also enjoyed the view of Hilo Bay from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Hilo Honu Inn is by far the best bed and breakfast I have stayed at. This house is all Hawaiian. The rooms are beautifully decorated, spacious with great views. At night you can hear the kokie frogs talking. The house sits at the top of a hill with amazing views of the ocean and a beautiful sunrise. Gay has immersed... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Thank you, Gay Very comfortable rooms with a sitting area. We stayed in the Bali Hai suite. Easy walks to Hilo restaurants. Gay is a gracious host who shares a lot of island history and culture. Did I mention the delicious breakfasts! We would definitely return.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

The Hilo Honu Inn is full of history ,charm, grace, and warmth. It was literally the last room at the inn for me for business over Valentines weekend. Every hotel and B&B was booked within a 30 mile radius. Its a great location and the views are a bonus. I have lived on the Big Island for over 30 years... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This is what you stay at a B & B for. It's NOT an over-big hotel/motel commercial establishment. It IS a true smaller neighborhood Bed & Breakfast with real Hawaiian aloha. You will feel as though you are staying at the home of friends, within walking distance of bayfront shopping. Also nearby are waterfalls, beautiful gardens, a farmer's market and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

The Hilo Honu Inn is conveniently located close to downtown restaurants and a short drive to Volcano National Park. Gay is a wonderful host. She provided us with directions to any place we wanted to go on the island. She is also an accomplished Hula Dancer. We will definitely stay at the Hilo Honu Inn again if we return to... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hilo Honu Inn is a recently renovated, craftsman style bed & breakfast located just blocks from downtown Hilo. Spectacular ocean view from Samurai Suite. 10 minutes from the airport and convenient to many area attractions. Great home base for Volcanoes National Park and the east side of the Big Island. See waterfalls and tropical gardens. Visit Mauna Kea observatory and Imiloa Planetarium. Watch sea turtles (honu) swim at local black sand beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilo Honu Inn

Address: 465 Haili St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2515
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $140 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Hilo Honu Inn Hawaii
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