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Hilo Honu Inn

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465 Haili Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the Samurai Suite for 4 nts this Dec and had a delightful time. This suite is very spacious and well appointed and is well suited for a family of 4, with complete privacy. The proprietor, Gay is an excellent host and really goes out of her way to make you feel comfortable, without being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We visited this place in October 2015. It was fantastic choice. The owner is really charming person and the apartment was like a dream. We spent a few days in over 80 years old ORIGINAL house build for Japanese family in original oriental style. I think that we found beautiful, cozy place giving us a chance to enjoy real Hawaiian... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have had the pleasure of staying in the Bali Hai Suite and the Samurai Suite. This is a beautiful, pleasant Inn with Asian and Hawaiian fabrics and furnishings. Our host cooked wonderful breakfasts and readily shared tourist information. It's a great, central location overlooking Hilo Bay. Staying here enhances any trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

What a wonderful surprise and experience! My wife and I had the pleasure to stay at the Hilo Honu Inn in Hilo, Hawaii from August 29 - Sept. 1, 2015. Not knowing for sure what one is renting from viewing only pictures on line, my wife and I were both pleasantly surprised upon arriving at the Inn. We were immediately... More 

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Bryn Mawr, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I were privileged to stay in the elegant Samurai Suite, which occupies the entire top floor. It is in the style of a Japanese tea room -- the only caveat I would offer is be careful not to trip over the floor tracks for the sliding door panels! There are windows all around and the view of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The B&B is convenient to the center of Hilo. The owner was helpful and enthusiastic, and the breakfast was excellent. Our room was a pleasant suite (Bali Hai), nicely furnished. There is some noise from a nearby street, but not a major issue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the samurai suite which was designed as a Japanese tearoom. The views and decorations were gorgeous! Gay was a gracious hostess and made delicious breakfasts. She is very knowledgeable about Island life and culture. A great b and b both for people who are used to staying at bed and breakfasts and for those who typically shy... More 

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Gay was very welcoming, making sure everythig was all right for us. The house is really beautiful : cottage from the 30's with japanese architecture. Every room was pretty and it was super clean. It is located a really calm residential neighborhood, but close to everything. Gay is a great cook, her breakfasts are delicious. I was very impressed. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I stayed at Hilo Honu Inn for two days with my parents and it is a very memorable and excellent experience. Gay, the hostess of the inn welcomed us upon arrival. She is a very nice lady, gave us a lot of helpful advises for out travle plan. The breakfast were also nice, made with local fruits. Overall, I couldn't... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Being my first time staying at a B&B I don't have much to compare it to, but I can only hope our experience at Hilo Honu Inn is a standard in the industry. Gay made us feel instantly welcome from the moment we pulled up in to the driveway, and continued the sentiment throughout our 3 day / 3 night... More 

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