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Reviewed 7 April 2008

We spent one night at the Old Hawaiian B&B, as part of our honeymoon trip to Hawaii. The location is great, walking distance from the Boiling Pots and very close to the Rainbow falls as well. The room was small but clean and cozy. The host was very nice and friendly, but unfortunately didn't give us too much input into...

Thank YPK
Anacortes, Washington
Reviewed 30 January 2008

We recently stayed 2 nights at the Old Hawaiian B&B in Hilo and had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay! It was down the street from Boiling Pots and within a very short drive to Rainbow Falls so it was very conveniently located. Lory Stewart, was very helpful and gracious and prepared wonderful breafasts each morning which included yummy banana...

Thank pelkman
Belmont, CA.
Reviewed 7 January 2008

We loved this place! We were here New Year's Eve 2007 and Jan. 1st and 2nd, 2008. We heard fireworks briefly but otherwise it was a very peaceful and quiet neighborhood. Our room was very clean, nicely decorated. The bathroom of the Bamboo Room where we stayed was small but it worked for us. Water was partially solar but there...

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Reviewed 5 October 2007

We just returned home from 17 days in Hawaii, celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. We stayed at B & B's the whole time on the trip because we wanted to get close and personal with the islands. The first 3 nights of the trip we stayed at the Old Hawaiian B & B. What a wonderful beginning to this awesome...

1Thank MyVacationIllinois
St. Charles, MO
Reviewed 13 September 2007

The Old Hawaiian B& B is a charming setting on a 1/2 acre that backs up to the Waiuku River. You are greeted in the morning by the birds singing and the sight of beautiful vegetation. Lory and Stewart are very friendly and the delicious breakfast includes homemade breads and fresh fruit from the island. We were given helpful suggestions...

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Indian Wells CA
Reviewed 30 July 2007

My wife and I stayed one night in Sept and found the guests quite interesting at the breakfast gathering. Lory was attentive and accomodating. Got the impression that Stewart wasn't a big fan of the guest interactions. Lory seemed methodical, not excited. Our biggest complaint would be in the city/town of Hilo. We ventured downtown and were surprised at how...

1Thank MontelenaIW
Visalia, CA
Reviewed 15 June 2007

This is a nice family friendly B&B! We had a wonderful stay!!! The place is beautiful and clean. It is located in a nice quiet neighborhood yet is close enough to local attractions. We loved the Hot breakfast with the homemade breads, local fruits, delicious smoothies, and excellent hawaiian coffee!!! I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone interested in...

3Thank hilodreams
Lawrence, KS
Reviewed 8 June 2007

The Old Hawaiian B&B is in a really nice neighborhood in a splendid old house which has been recently renovated. The guest rooms are in the back of the house, quite separate from the family quarters. This is good for a variety of reasons, privacy on both parts not being an inconsiderable factor. Lory is a very attentive host, yet...

3Thank Ragazza97
Reviewed 7 June 2007

This is a very basic family-run B&B. Maybe I was spoilt too much by the lovery Hawaiian people, but I had the impression the owners were not really appreciating we were there. I actually had the impression we were a burden to them ... I have to admit that we were offered equipment to go to the volcanoes, and the...

6Thank DBMilano
Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 14 May 2007

At $80 a night on the Big Island in Hilo, I thought this place was a pretty decent deal. We stayed in the Bamboo room which is the cheapest of the rooms, and though I didn't see the other rooms - the reviews for the other rooms make it sound like you're better off upgrading to a better room. Overall,...

2Thank locolobo

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Hawaiian B&B is a two story 'Olde Hawaiian Style' home located on 1/2 acre of gorgeous landscaped grounds, backing onto State-owned land, and the Wailuku River. It is situated in one of the most peaceful and tropical areas of Hilo, and only two blocks from the Boiling Pots Park, which has an overlook of the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Hawaiian B&B

Address: 1492 Wailuku Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1254
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $138 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Hawaiian B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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The Old Hawaiian Bed And Breakfast
The Old Hawaiian Hotel Hilo
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“Hawaiian Room very large with large bathroom, Sunrise Room well set up”
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 of 5 bubbles 581tk, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Sunrise Room has lots of windows facing east. The Bamboo Room is smaller. It's also darker, less windows.”
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