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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We chose this hotel as it was close to the airport and what appeared to be a stroll to Hilo town centre. It's an old hotel but it's very clean. The walls are a bit thin as you can hear the people in the neighbouring room cough and snore! But the staff are nice and helpful. They recommended Harper's car...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Second stay with Hilo Seaside, mainly budget hotel but. I prefer the deluxe rooms overlooking the koi pond to the pool side rooms. Very outdated but that is the charm. Staff has much aloha and full of information about the area. Full on restaurant attached, tons of choices but a little pricey. Great location especially if you are going to...

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Gister, Thank you for your recent review of our property! Our employees strive to provide exceptional service with true Aloha Spirit. We hope we can provide you with the same value experience on your next trip to Hilo! Mahalo, Seaside Hotels Hawaii Management Team

Lake Mills
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

We perused the list of hotels and selected this one. I tried to book on line but could not do it so called the hotel. They actually gave me a better rate with free breakfast. Upon arrival it took some time to check in with only one of two rooms ready. The rooms are from the sixties and seventies but...

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SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha RonaldT, Thank you for your recent review of our property! Our employees strive to provide exceptional service with true Aloha Spirit. We are sorry to hear that there was some misunderstanding on your guaranteed pricing, but we are glad that it was straightened out in the end. We hope we can provide you with the same value experience on...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 February 2015

** Pretty little place near the Hilo Airport. The gardens throughout the hotel are lovely. The rooms are nothing special but adequate for a stop after arriving or before departure. There are a couple of restaurants a few hundred yards up the road, but be aware everything closes quite early. Breakfast is not included, but available at the hotel restaurant...

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2Thank leforte1
Northern CA
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I am giving this place a very good rating not just for the basic and comfortable accommodation, but also the feeling that it was a locally owned business that I prefer to support over large chain hotels. We had a double queen room, and they brought in a third bed for my son who stayed with us for a couple...

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1Thank cklonowski
Grants Pass, Oregon
Reviewed 17 February 2015

was much nicer than we thought it would be. Beautiful pool and the landscaping was gorgeous. Wonderful large koi pond. Nice restaurant attached. The rooms were small, but very clean and well kept up. Had a refrigerator, coffee pot, hair dryer, iron and board. Nice and clean laundry room. Wifi was OK, but a little slow. Staff was very friendly...

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2Thank Sherry M
SeasideHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Sherry M, Thank you for your recent review of our property! Our employees strive to provide exceptional service with true Aloha Spirit. We hope we can provide you with the same value experience on your next trip to Hilo! Mahalo, Seaside Hotels Hawaii Management Team

Napa, California
Reviewed 9 February 2015

....this is the way Hawaii used to be...this place is old time....love it...comfy...friendly gals at the front desk....clean & basic/fridge in room...nice pool area...koi pond right outside. Near Hilo Airport & flight path for landing is near which is kind of exciting to watch/hear the planes go by! Coqui frogs not too noisy. Restaurant & bar/lounge inside hotel that are...

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Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Our room was oceanside. Nice view of pond, palm trees and ocean. The fresh breezes were very nice. Friendly, laid back service with aloha. Coconuts Grill was also good and convenient. Popular with Kama'aina but also visitors from all over.

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This review may be fueled by fond memories from staying here as a child but I enjoyed this quiet low-key hotel. I acknowledge up front that no, it's not modern nor does it have the usual gadgets + amenities that the upgraded hotels have. Sure, the pool isn't a massive one with embellished designs on the bottom or waterslides. I...

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Bremerton, Washington
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We only stayed for one night to visit sites on the Hilo side of the island. While it's a very dated hotel, it's staffed with very friendly people and is very clean. It has an old Hawaiian feel to it. The grounds are very well maintained. There is also a pool with lounge chairs and a small sitting area under...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cozy town of Hilo, on the east side of the Big Island is a tropical paradise filled with fragrant island flowers, pristine forests, and magnificent miles of orchid farms. The Hilo Seaside Hotel is an oceanfront hotel located on the shores of Hilo Bay, on historical Banyan Drive. This affordable Hawaiian owned hotel is a scenic 40 minute drive to Hawaii's Volcano National Park, and just a few minutes by car to quaint Hilo Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilo Seaside Hotel

Address: 126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4647
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $172 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hilo Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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“It is by the airport, that sound is an airplane.”
 of 5 bubbles masonc926, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good, and the staff makes sure everyone is quiet after the dinner hour.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolynN536, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher levels have views of garden and bay depending on the wing. Lights out around 10:00 pm for families and weary travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles montgota, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There was a lot of activity at the pool, so was glad our room was by the Koi pond, with small balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles samsoncat, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try garden/ocean rooms for quieter experience.”
 of 5 bubbles 588katies, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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