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    Shipman House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    131 Kaiulani St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2529
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (139)
    Room & Suite (34)
    Dining (20)
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    Overview

    • Excellent87%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “granola” (31 reviews)
    “breads” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls
    784 reviews
    #1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Hilo
     
    Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
    1,711 reviews
    #4 of 8 hotels in Hilo
     
    Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a DoubleTree by Hilton
    271 reviews
    #5 of 8 hotels in Hilo
     
    Dolphin Bay
    658 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Hilo
     
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Lovely Victorian home; comfortable, beautifully decorated rooms,;absolutely phenomenal breakfasts built around the locally grown fruits; warm, knowledgeable hosts, views of the magical sunrise across Hilo Bay.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is an ideal and beautiful B&B in one of Hilo's grandest estate homes. I needed a local place for the night since my Internet was down and I was warmly welcomed and treated as if I was one of their first guests ever even...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    There is nothing negative to say about this place. It's an historic landmark, not only of Hilo, but for the entire state of Hawaii. The owners/hosts, Barbara and Gary, are friendly and knowledgeable. The house is amazing and the rooms are comfortable and spacious. We...More

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    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    Our two-night stay at Shipman House was excellent. I would return in a heartbeat. The historic house is beautiful and full of interesting artifacts, including a letter of introduction for Jack London and his wife. We stayed upstairs in Auntie Clara's Shell Room, which offers...More

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    Reviewed 28 January 2017

    My Mother and I stayed in Flossie's room for two nights during a longer trip to the Big Island, the Shipman house was one of the highlights of our trip. The owners are incredibly knowledgeable about all things Hawaiian and shared excellent tips. The room...More

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    The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls
    784 reviews
    #1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Hilo
     
    Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
    1,711 reviews
    #4 of 8 hotels in Hilo
     
    Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a DoubleTree by Hilton
    271 reviews
    #5 of 8 hotels in Hilo
     
    Dolphin Bay
    658 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Hilo
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$219 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Island of Hawaii >
    • Hilo
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    Room & Suite (34)
    Dining (20)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    Robert P
    If you do not accept our family Shelti and us 2 adults (retired teachers) can you reccoment a Hilo to Myuntain View B&B that does please. The Petersen's
    26 December 2016|
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    Robert P
    We have A Shelti show Dog. Do you accept us and our Shelti for one week during our Janu8week visit?
    26 December 2016|
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    Response from Hilomama | Property representative |
    Thank you for contacting Shipman House. No, I'm sorry, we do not accept pets, as too many other guests have pet allergies. I'm not sure who in Hilo does accept pets.
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    d102macc
    Do you have accommodations for 3 females needing twin beds?
    2 November 2016|
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    Response from Hilomama | Property representative |
    Thank you for contacting Shipman House. If you all want to share a room, then we do have Flossie's Room on the first floor with twin beds and we can bring in a rollaway. There is a $35/night charge for the extra person, and... More
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    "Clara's room has the best bay view. Flossie's room is on 1stt floor, therefore is the most..."
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    "Auntie Clara's room is best view - has separate bathroom but this is not a problem."
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    "Auntie Clara's Shell Room has gorgeous sunrises."
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    "All rooms looked really nice. You can't go wrong."
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