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    Big Island Backpacking Hostel

    69 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
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    • Average14%
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    • Terrible7%
    20 Sep 2016
    “The staff make it ”
    1 May 2016
    “Large room, great hosts but no breakfast”
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
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    6 Aug7 Aug
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    1 - 5 of 44 reviews

    Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

    Shout out to Jay for being a fab guy and taking us on a tour to Rainbow Falls on his day off. All the staff are fab here, and the hostel is v chill. I'd recommend it to anyone travelling alone or stopping over in...More

    Thank CMKS111
    Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here this month with my partner booked through hostel world and got charged extra so I would avoid that and book by the phone. Other than that we have had a great stay. Run by a group of friends chilling out on the Island,...More

    2  Thank Vicky_212013
    Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

    Me and my friend made the reservation for the hostel online. Hostels website is still online and reservations can be made. They are taking the full payments for the accommodation. When we arrived there hostel was closed. Neighbours told us it's been closed for 3...More

    6  Thank Mirjana Z
    Management response:Responded 13 April 2016

    Aloha, The Hostel has been reopened by new owners as of April 1rst 2016. All new people, all new activities and vibes! If any old reservations still exists we will honor them. Mahalo, Big Island Backpacking Hostel

    Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

    Me and my friend had a reservation for the 15th september (made in august) and we paid directly via their website and paypal for the beds. The confirmation was sent and yesterday as we arrived we found out that the hostel was abandoned and closed...More

    5  Thank Myriam D
    Management response:Responded 13 April 2016

    Aloha, The Hostel has been reopened by new owners as of April 1rst 2016. All new people, all new activities and vibes! If any old reservations still exists we will honor them. Mahalo, Big Island Backpacking Hostel

    Reviewed 28 August 2015

    I stayed there for few nights and I had a great time. Jered saved for me the bed I asked, was patient and helpul. He knows a lot about the island and gave me great tips. The locations is amazing but you still need a...More

    Thank Ofek B
    Hilo Seaside Hotel
    1,039 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$30 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Island of Hawaii >
    • Hilo
    • Also Known As
    • Big Island Backpacking Hostel Hilo, Hawaii
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    Tom W
    2 October 2016|
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    Response from CMKS111 | Reviewed this property |
    Hey, it's a pretty basic hostel. No AC in bedrooms, no oven in the kitchen and very little fridge space, but it's very chill and the staff are chill and will invite you to do stuff with them. It's in the middle of the town... More
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