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    Hilo Bay Hostel

    101 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2435
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    Traveller (32)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (1)
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “common area” (14 reviews)
    “nice kitchen” (3 reviews)
    “bunk beds” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
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    21 - 25 of 164 reviews

    Reviewed 5 December 2015

    This hostel isn't perfect. It's in an old building (former hotel), and the showers aren't hot. But what makes the place worth five stars is the management. I had checked in on a Thursday morning before going to my property in Naalehu to do some...More

    Thank jamestS3831CB
    Reviewed 27 November 2015

    We had a room with private bathroom. No mosquito nets on the windows. Ceiling fan did not work. We had a stand-up fan in the room which was incredibly filthy. The room was extremely noisy. Upside: we had a mini fridge in the room. Parking...More

    3  Thank The_Guanacos
    Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

    One the nicest, friendliest places I've ever-been to.. Great location, mins from every store. Free wifi, the staff was very helpful, and the for the price you can't beat it,great atmosphere. If you love old Hawaii this is it.And all the different people you get...More

    Thank Israel S
    Reviewed 30 October 2015

    Great place to base out of and meet international travelers. Very clean and cheap! Great kitchen to cook all the meals and save some dollars. With being able to take the bus anywhere on the island for two dollars you can play on the Big...More

    Thank Mickey W
    Reviewed 27 October 2015

    Staying in this hostel feels like you've stepped into a time machine. It's housed in old hotel in central Hilo, which is quaint and has a lot of character. And the crowd is a quirky mix of long stay boarders and short-term backpackers. But the...More

    3  Thank Islandgal1818
    Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
    1,856 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Hilo
    2.2 km
    Hilo Seaside Hotel
    1,073 reviews
    #3 of 7 hotels in Hilo
    2.6 km
    Arnott's Lodge
    569 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Hilo
    5.0 km
    Dolphin Bay
    678 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Hilo
    0.5 km
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • US$66 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Island of Hawaii >
    • Hilo
    • Also Known As
    • Hilo Bay Hotel Hilo ,
    • Hilo Bay Hostel Hawaii
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    Traveller (32)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (1)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
    1,856 reviews
    2.24 km away
    Hilo Seaside Hotel
    1,073 reviews
    2.63 km away
    Arnott's Lodge
    569 reviews
    4.99 km away
    Dolphin Bay
    678 reviews
    .47 km away
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    23 January 2015|
    Response from Austin S | Reviewed this property |
    Bring your own toiletries, but you can rent towels from them
    Room Tips
    "Get a room which looks out onto the street. Little traffic at night or in the morning to keep you awake."
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    "Rooms are on a busy road, and with window open it is very noisy. Bring ear-plugs."
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    "Mention to staff members if a quiet room is required."
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    "Probably the best value in Hilo if you choose a dorm room. This is a hostel, not a hotel."
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