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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This was a most delightful B&B. Home cooked, healthy breakfasts, coffee & tea made available all day, a lovely beachside but intimate rainforest oasis location around a water and fish filled lava tube made this a gem of a place to stay. Claudia, the owner is simply delightful, and so accommodating...she loves a chat and provides excellent local knowledge about...

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Abilene, Texas
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The previous reviews and pictures made us choose this property and weren't disappointed. With only three rooms, it was more intimate than larger properties. Claudia enthusiastically greeted us and gave us the grand tour. Even though it is across from a Hilo beach park, the grounds are surrounded by well manicured jungle grounds with a fish pond. Our room was...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Very nice place with great hospitality. Breakfast was very good. The house surrounding is beautiful and the beach is very close . Claudia , the host, gave us very good recommendations for places to go to. The house is beautiful and the room is nice. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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New Jersey
Reviewed 5 February 2015

My husband and I spent 3 nights in the Bamboo room last week. The room is very comfortable and spacious. We loved the sliding door that opened up to a beautiful tropical garden. We didn't mind the singing bugs at night...didn't keep us up at all...it was actually unique! Breakfast was delicious and Claudia was very friendly and helpful. We...

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Hawaii
Reviewed 28 January 2015

After the dire warnings and the supply of earplugs on the dresser, I expected the coquis to be deafening but they weren't bad. The room was comfortable and the grounds are pretty with tropical foliage and koi ponds. The "beach" is more of a rocky shoreline and was pretty trashed with cans and bottles when you get up close but...

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We totally enjoyed our stay At The Beach With Friends! It was very comfortable and beautiful! Claudia is a wonderful Hostess, and exceeded our expectations at every opportunity! The breakfasts were healthy AND delicious! She helped us decide on the best tours, restaurants, and attractions, making sure each moment was well spent on the Island - we will certainly be...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We stayed at this B&B for 3 nights at the end of nearly 2 weeks of travel in Hawaii. In Waikiki we stayed at a high rise on the beach amid thousands of tourists, on Maui we stayed at an old inn in Lahaina in a very busy tourist area, but for the Big Island we wanted to stay in...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 7 September 2014

The inn is very well designed and decorated, and the landscaping extremely lush and beautiful. We slept with the ceiling fan on and the windows wide open. The frogs were loud, but it made the tropical experience all the better. You have to be up for a more adventurous stay here and unbothered by insects and geckos, but if those...

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seasonedscreener, Owner at At the Beach with Friends Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

This guest was part of a family of four traveling with a family of three- 7 related persons. A large group creates a different dynamic and challenges for me then sets of unrelated guests who are trying to make new acquaintances. I do the best to balance the needs of each individual guest. I set up a generous buffet breakfast...

Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 3 September 2014

A fabulous retreat, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In walking distance from the ocean and a lovely cove for a quiet swim or a snorkeling view of the marine life. The rooms are delightful and well suited for an overnight stay or a weeklong base of operations. Claudia is the perfect host, not intrusive but always...

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Waipu, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Entering Claudia's B&B, I felt like I could be in many tropical places - a combination of American craftsman style, Balinese wooden sculting, screened porches in the southern USA or Australia. Tasteful, solid and clean... peaceful with common areas to visit others. She is a little ways out of Hilo and right across the street from some small, safe, rocky...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Private guest wing on a salt water lagoon across from Hilo's favorite swimming beaches. Luxury ocean view accommodations for $160-$180 king beds, ensuite baths, free WiFi, flat screen TVs, common sitting room/lounge area, games, books, & hot buffet breakfast. Small refrigerators in room and tea service available in common room. Triple room available. Beach towels, folding chairs,coolers flashlights and umbrellas on hand. $10/night discount off base price for five nights or more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At the Beach with Friends Bed & Breakfast

Address: 369 Nene St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4942
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $189 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
At The Beach With Friends Bed And Breakfast
At The Beach With Friends Hotel Hilo
At The Beach With Friends Bed & Breakfast Hilo, Hawaii
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“All the rooms are wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles 120karlap, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo room with sliding door was wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles B531, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The wi-fi works in the common room so maybe a bedroom closer to the common room would get wi-fi too.”
 of 5 bubbles LaBeau808, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Coconut Palm room had an extra bed, so we had lots of room!”
 of 5 bubbles Christine01930, 16 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The largest and most private room was the honeymoon suite.”
 of 5 bubbles JJBHtravelers, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
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