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Hilo Honu Inn

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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 15 September 2008

The Hilo Honu B&B is a very special place. Gay and Billy, the owners, go out of their way to make sure you're comfortable and well-fed--whether it's breakfast at their place (delish!) or recommending restaurants. We stayed in the smaller downstairs room, which was perfectly suited to our needs. If you're visiting Hilo, this is the place to be.

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Santa Cruz
Reviewed 23 August 2008

Sadly, we satyed only 2 nights at the Hilo Honu Inn. Billy & Gay are perfect hosts. They are easy going, welcoming and are sincerely interested in making sure that your stay showcases the best in Hawaiian culture and meets your expectations. They kindly share beach gear and other amenities that might make your stay easier. They even lent us...

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usa
Reviewed 7 August 2008

My husband and I arrived in Hilo a few hours prior to check in and we decided to stop in (to make sure we could find the place-which is actually very centrally located) and we were pleasantly surprised to find our most gracious host, Gay ready to check us in! Their home is immaculately clean, tastefully decorated, and spacious. We...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 July 2008

Upon arriving, my wife and I were struck by how well kept the outside and the inside of this house is. Bill & Gay were the most gracious hosts and by the time you leave, it feels like you are leaving your own home. Not to mention that the breakfastes were delicious. I had to stop myself from wanting to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2008

In January our family of 4 stayed the the Hilo Honu. The reviews listed reiterate our feelings for this lovely B&B. We booked the Samurai Suite which has 2 rooms (1 king bed & 2 singles), a huge bathroom with 2-person soaking tub and separate shower. The beds are amazingly comfortable - was like sleeping on a cloud. The main...

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NYC
Reviewed 18 May 2008

The Hilo Honu Inn is a wonderful B&B. Gay and Bill, the proprietors, take hospitality to the next level! From the delicious gourmet breakfasts of fresh smoothies, fresh fruit, hot banana bread, and french toast/pancakes, to the beautifully decorated, comfortable rooms, everything here was perfect. Also, the location was very convenient to just about all of the major sights and...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 May 2008

We stayed 3 nights at the Hilo Honu (in the Honu's Nest room), and could not have been happier with our stay. From a warm & friendly, but appropriately low-key welcome (when we arrived following ~18 hours of travel from the mainland) to an invitation to feel free to swing back by the inn later in the day if we...

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Oregon
Reviewed 24 February 2008

Our opinions echo what others say. We did our homework (trip advisor and other sites) before we came. We're not great fans of beds and breakfasts, wanting to be on our "own." But it was obvious that the hotels in Hilo do not measure up, I was sold when I called Gay and she gave me all kinds of help...

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Reviewed 18 January 2008

Staying at the Hilo Honu Inn was truly a delightful experience. Hosts Gay and Bill were more than willing to go above and beyond to accomodate our needs. The breakfasts they serve are SUPERB - delightful smoothies, fresh fruit, and home baked goods (their banana souffle and french toast were SO delicious!). I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone...

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New York
Reviewed 7 January 2008

We trully enjoyed our stay at this lovely B&B. The place is absolutely beatiful. The hosts were very attentive. My only regeret is that we did not stay longer. I would go to Hilo just so that I could stay in this place again. It was a pleasure. I would recommend Hilo Honu Inn to anyone who is looking for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hilo Honu Inn is a recently renovated, craftsman style bed & breakfast located just blocks from downtown Hilo. Spectacular ocean view from Samurai Suite. 10 minutes from the airport and convenient to many area attractions. Great home base for Volcanoes National Park and the east side of the Big Island. See waterfalls and tropical gardens. Visit Mauna Kea observatory and Imiloa Planetarium. Watch sea turtles (honu) swim at local black sand beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilo Honu Inn

Address: 465 Haili St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2515
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $184 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Hilo Honu Inn Hawaii
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“The second floor rooms have great views.”
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“All of the rooms were lovely, with a space and price range to accommodate travelers.”
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“Bali Hai Suite great for families or if you want a private sitting room!”
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“Samurai is a 2 br 1 ba suite with a spacious king and 2 singles in the other room perfect for a family of 4”
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