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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“nice kitchen”(3 reviews)
“shower room”(2 reviews)
“two blocks”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Million dollar staff!!! I love this place and will stay here time and time again!! Location is great for anyone who wants to see the ocean since it's a 2 minute walk from the sea! Kitchen is great, bathrooms are extremely clean and beds are...More

Thank mhselby
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Physically a very beautiful hostel (lots of wood/interesting pictures/artefacts/furniture/patio area off the kitchen and overall the hostel has a stylist lay out. What makes this hostel very special is it's gentle and caring staff members and the hostel offers the delightful presence of Roxie, the...More

1  Thank A K
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

It wasn't a nice experience. The building is very run down and dirty. There's ants running around the kitchen and mouse/rat droppings in the lower cupboards. The showers aren't hot and are very old with cheap fittings. The mens shower is even attached to the...More

Thank Rich B
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

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$89 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
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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)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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lisawang2
23 January 2015|
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Response from Austin S | Reviewed this property |
Bring your own toiletries, but you can rent towels from them
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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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