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    Dolphin Bay

    333 Iliahi St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2399
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good38%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “banana bread” (98 reviews)
    “fresh fruit” (57 reviews)
    “every morning” (56 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 January 2013

    Our family of four enjoyed our stay at the Dolphin Bay Hotel. Sure it doesn't have airconditioning and it's a tad dated. We still loved it. Why? Firstly they have twin single beds which our two girls really appreciated after weeks of sleeping on uncomfortable...More

    3  Thank Geoff K
    Reviewed 25 January 2013 via mobile

    We stayed at this Motel/Inn as we were heading in on a red eye from LA to Hilo. We were actually spending a week on the Kona side so we just needed a quick place to lay our heads. Since there was 5 of us...More

    1  Thank tedandlisa90
    Reviewed 16 January 2013

    My husband and I stayed at the Dolphin Bay in November. The hotel was dated but very Hilo and comfortable. The room was clean and the staff was execptional. I was a bit hesitant to book with the hotel because it was dated w/ no...More

    1  Thank theweepingatlas
    Reviewed 14 January 2013

    I stayed at the Dolphin Bay in December with my husband and 2 teenage daughters. The staff at the Reception Desk were helpful and knowledgable. The hotel itself was a little dated/old but it was clean. It is a very average hotel so I was...More

    3  Thank Diamonds47
    Reviewed 10 January 2013

    Clean and comfortable accommodation that is good value for money. The volcano is only a 45 minute drive away and is conveniently located close to other attractions such as Rainbow Falls. Our kids love searching for the Coqui frogs at night time. Would stay here...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$167 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    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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    Goddess44
    16 June 2016|
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    Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
    No our room just had a fan over the beds
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    "Most all the rooms are pretty quiet, try and get a ground floor room if you have heavy luggage- no elevator."
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    "I suspect rooms are all very similar. It is John and his team who are the stars."
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    "Rooms facing the back garden"
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    "Every room is good"
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