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Hilo Honu Inn

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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Very nice B&B with a great location in Hilo. Room was well-furnished, extremely clean, and just quirky enough to be charming. Owner Gay is very friendly, cooks a great breakfast, and is extremely knowledgeable about the area and Hawaii in general.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Hilo Honu is located in an historic house just up the hill from downtown Hilo. It is well maintained for an 80 year old mansion and is nicely decorated. It is located in a dense neighborhood on a fairly busy street- although not routinely an issue. Parking is available on site in a nice tropical setting. We stayed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Gay is an excellent owner of this bed and breakfast and is extremely helpful about sites to see in Hilo and the big island. She provided a lovely breakfast and asked all guest what time worked for them before scheduling our time to eat. I would recommend this BB to anyone that enjoys a quiet and clean place to stay... More 

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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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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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