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    Big Island Backpacking Hostel

    69 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2433
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Overview

    • Excellent31%
    • Very good40%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “dorm” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
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    Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

    Shout out to Jay for being a fab guy and taking us on a tour to Rainbow Falls on his day off. All the staff are fab here, and the hostel is v chill. I'd recommend it to anyone travelling alone or stopping over in...More

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    Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here this month with my partner booked through hostel world and got charged extra so I would avoid that and book by the phone. Other than that we have had a great stay. Run by a group of friends chilling out on the Island,...More

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    Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

    Me and my friend made the reservation for the hostel online. Hostels website is still online and reservations can be made. They are taking the full payments for the accommodation. When we arrived there hostel was closed. Neighbours told us it's been closed for 3...More

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    Management response:

    Aloha, The Hostel has been reopened by new owners as of April 1rst 2016. All new people, all new activities and vibes! If any old reservations still exists we will honor them. Mahalo, Big Island Backpacking Hostel

    Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

    Me and my friend had a reservation for the 15th september (made in august) and we paid directly via their website and paypal for the beds. The confirmation was sent and yesterday as we arrived we found out that the hostel was abandoned and closed...More

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    Management response:

    Aloha, The Hostel has been reopened by new owners as of April 1rst 2016. All new people, all new activities and vibes! If any old reservations still exists we will honor them. Mahalo, Big Island Backpacking Hostel

    Reviewed 29 August 2015

    I stayed there for few nights and I had a great time. Jered saved for me the bed I asked, was patient and helpul. He knows a lot about the island and gave me great tips. The locations is amazing but you still need a...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Nearby
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Tom W
    hey im seeing mixed reviews about place being closed, anyone who's been there recently can describe?
    3 October 2016|
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    Response from CMKS111 | Reviewed this property |
    Hey, it's a pretty basic hostel. No AC in bedrooms, no oven in the kitchen and very little fridge space, but it's very chill and the staff are chill and will invite you to do stuff with them. It's in the middle of the town... More
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    Room Tips
    ""Bottom bunks are the best dorm beds, preferably corner to have an outlet. Also the private room..."
    Kevin T, over a year agoRead review
    "If you can't handle staying in a dorm style room with strangers, you can always get a private room for..."
    volcanomama, over a year agoRead review
    "the private rooms are just as good as the dorms...."
    613PaulaF613, over a year agoRead review
    "any will do"
    peshovuchev, over a year agoRead review
    "Go to one of the hostels in pahoa"
    Hoomaikai1, over a year agoRead review
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