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Dolphin Bay

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Seasoned guidance for a wide range of Big Island adventures. Walking distance to downtown Hilo. Clean quiet & reasonable. All rooms with kitchens. Free WiFi Internet available. Rated nicest small hotel in Hilo.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Residential Neighbourhood
Quaint
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
88Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
32Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dolphin Bay Hotel is an excellent choice for your stay in Hilo. I could write a book about my stay at Dolphin Bay. My fellow Dolphin Bay guests were a colorful and charming as the hotel itself. The accommodations are charming and roomy. The gardens...More

Thank Joni F
Response from John A, Manager at Dolphin BayResponded 5 days ago

Aloha and a big Mahalo -

Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was delicious and ready nice and early so we could go on our adventures. The room very pleasantly decorated, and I loved falling asleep to the sound of the frogs outside. We went to Akaka state park, Puhalu'u black sand beach and of course...More

Thank CarolB4792
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I have stayed here for many years in a row after staying at the Hilo Hawaiian this is so much better you may not have a swimming pool but I didn't miss it.. the ambience here the friendliness the homie atmosphere, the staff, the cleanliness,...More

1  Thank Jac M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

A warm and friendly place to stay. Clean and comfortable rooms with cooking facilities. Room has ceiling and desk fans. They are needed in the August hot and humid weather. A banana bread/fruit breakfast and tea/coffee is provided John, the owner, is well aware of...More

2  Thank Dave N
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Dolphin Bay Hotel in Hilo for two nights. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Our room was big and nicely decorated and we loved the complementary coffee and banana bread served each morning. My only constructive comments...More

1  Thank katecharland
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417SM417
2 November 2016|
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Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
The room I stayed in had two beds. There was three of us as well.
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Lynne M
16 June 2016|
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No our room just had a fan over the beds
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Billy K
28 March 2016|
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No pets are not allowed. But if you have a service animal you may want to call and ask them
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Room Tips
"You can even borrow their cat if you need a "fur fix"."
774ginnyh
7 May 2018
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"They're all great."
LeeH188
19 Mar 2018
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"We were on ground level but the rooms on 2nd floor have balconies."
mitymodenver
16 Mar 2018
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"We were in the second story end room (19, I think) and it was great."
SisterMaryK
8 Mar 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$169 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiIsland of HawaiiHilo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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