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Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We stayed one night in a private room--perfectly serviceable as a private room in a hostel. The vibe here is great, Aloha-friendly, nice simple continental breakfast in the morning, great location within walking from town.

1Thank Kel G
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Rooms a bit rough around the edges but our overall stay was great. Delicious free breakfast and great staff. Clean kitchen to cook in. We had a private room with bathroom for $70. Walking distance to downtown shops and waterfront.

1Thank Jen B
Reviewed 20 December 2015

We had such a wonderful 4 days stay at the Wild Ginger in Hotel in Hilo, that we wanted to share our impressions with you. The Wild Ginger In Hotel is a really authentic and quiet place not too far from Hilo airport, that makes it an ideal hotel to come and discover Hawaiian volcanoes. The place was clean and...

Thank Rudy J
Lanai City, Hawaii
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed the atmosphere of this place. It reminded me of "I love Lucy" times. I stayed in the hostel where my bunk had a nice view of the ocean. And there is a nice courtyard full of fruit trees which they harvest for breakfast along with home baked cakes, etc. In fact, on one trip to Hilo i...

Thank Rita B
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I stayed here for a couple of weeks while traveling around the island. I would recommend staying here if you are looking for a budget hotel with continental breakfast and a public kitchen area. The service is prompt, and the setting is beautiful and relaxing. The peaceful seating area has fast internet, and a very pretty view of the trees...

1Thank Matthias W
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the Wild Ginger mulitple times this year with my wife. We have never had a single problem what so ever. The prices are some of the best around and you have an amazing view of the ocean plus a great staff. The Big Island is all about culture and local businesses, these people treated us like...

2Thank Josh H
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights during my stay in Hilo. Pretty cool place to stay, great staff and adorable dog! Would recommend wearing a noise protection during night if you are a light sleeper. The place is surrounded by peaceful jungle and the little creatures can get a little loud at night. I personally love the unique sounds these frogs...

1Thank vancity_hko
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

My experience was by far most memorable and unique of my time in Hawaii here at wild ginger inn. Waking up to have coffee with the continental breakfast while listening to Hawaiian jams still makes me smile. Will never forget the coconut rice pudding and Hannah the pretty prissy little princess Chihuahua family dog. Not only was the view of...

1Thank Ruben G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 December 2015

If you're looking for the Hilton, go to Kona. There is none of that in Hilo. Instead, Hilo has some really unique and special places: the Wild Ginger Inn being one of them. It may be a little rustic for some folks, but for me I thought it was the perfect Island-style place to stay. The Wild Ginger has an...

3Thank christine24242015
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I stayed for a number of days in the girls hostel at the Wild Ginger Inn. It has a bathtub, and great two mirror, two sink set up. It over looked the great green space available for lounging. The free breakfast included had wonderful fresh papaya, homemade coconut rice dish I adored, plus plenty of bananas, breads and things. The...

1Thank Lara F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wild Ginger Inn is centrally located in Hilo, which is on the east side of the Big Island. One of the most affordable accommodations in town with free Wi-Fi and Hawaiian Style Continental Breakfast. We offer many different levels of comfort including regular hotel rooms, indoor and outdoor hostels (private and dorm), and tenting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel

Address: 100 Puueo St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2428
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: €27 - €91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Wild Ginger Hotel Hilo
Wild Ginger Inn b&b
Wild Ginger Inn Hilo
Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel Hilo, Hawaii
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“Choose street level if you need elevator”
loongsung, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms are away from most traffic noise.”
Honeymoon0429, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 21 on the end had a great ocean view. The rest include a garden and a bamboo forest out back.”
SoCalGal58, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the highway and nearer to the lobby might be quieter at night.”
smonda5, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ask for the suite unless you want to stay in the hostel”
862tammyh, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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