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Hilo, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

So... Where to being? Ok the "good" stuff. The free breakfast that was included was pretty good fruit, different types of breads, some oatmeal too I think and coffee although no milk or cream just powdered stuff. The hotel staff, although just hired help for lazy management/owners where quite nice... and that concludes the good things so onto the bad... More 

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

the "Hotel", was not clean, full of termites (also in the beds), directly beside the hi-19 (you ll hear cars the hole night), the frogs in the trees are annoying loud (the hole night!). We stayed there one night and it was one night to much at this place! Staff is unfriendly and not really helpful. Please don't bock a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating ownership. Really nice breakfast array of fresh fruits grown locally, breads, delicious warm rice blend (kind of a porridge) made with coconut milk and plenty of coffee. Room was adequate with a clean and comfortable bed. No air conditioning, which was not a problem with the island breezes. Quiet time after 10 pm was much appreciated.... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel and really enjoyed it. It's no the most updated and fancy place you can find but it's great on a budget and the people are very friendly. We really enjoyed everyone we talked to at this hotel and hostel. The property does have a mixture of hotel rooms and hostel rooms. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

My partner and I have really enjoyed our five night stay here at the budget accommodation, Wild Ginger Inn Hotel / Hostel. We are very low-key travellers, and prioritise a relaxed vibe over all the mod cons. We stayed in one of the double hotel rooms (jungle garden view), but there is also a shared hostel room for an even... More 

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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

My husband have stayed at almost every hostel on the big island. We traveled from Hilo to Kona to Hawi to Pahoa and then back to Hilo. And I wish I had known about this place sooner!! The staff is amazing and so is the breakfast!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent hospitality...uber aloha!!! The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. They can direct you to all the hidden gems in town and all over the island that are not only "must-sees", but also low-cost or inexpensive. The room was perfect for budget travelers that want to spend their money on other things besides a super fancy hotel. My room was... More 

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Germany
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

First the positives things: -good breakfast -friendly, mostly young stuff - seemed to be clean The negative aspects: -First of all, it was one of the more expensive accomodations of our 6 week trip in the States and was not worth its money.It is said to be in an historic building but that doesn't excuse the minimum of things in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

Like others, this is difficult to review in that, whilst there are issues, the friendly family atmosphere, the working and fellow tourists make up for quite a bit. The Love Hawaiian Filipino family run it with help from family members and also from people who get free board and room in exchange for about 20 hrs of work per week.... More 

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Sacramento
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I stayed here for a few days while I helped my daughter settle into UHH. It had a nice local feet, The rooms were clean, and a friendly atmosphere. Staff was friendly and welcoming. You will hear the "croakies", they are loud, but you are offered earphones. They are not local frogs, they came over in a store shipment and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
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: €28 - €93 (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”
 of 5 bubbles loongsung, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms are away from most traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles SoCalGal58, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the highway and nearer to the lobby might be quieter at night.”
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“ask for the suite unless you want to stay in the hostel”
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