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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely basic hotel with wonderful staff. Parking is easy and free. It’s about a 20-25 min walk from downtown where most of the shops and restaurants are. There are a few options to eat around the hotel.
I would stay there again.

Stayed: August 2018, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve have stayed at a Hawaiian Seaside location several times (Hilo and Maui) over the last three years. This particular hotel in Hilo is one of my favorite travel bargain experiences. It is located less than a mile from the airport and is right on the serene, scenic Hilo Bay. If you’re looking for luxury, then this is not the hotel for you. Actually, in Hilo, there really are no luxury hotels. You need to stay on the Kona side of the Big Island for that experience. This hotel is generally less than $150 a night and is staffed by a friendly and very efficient team. The rooms are small, but clean and functional. There is no air conditioning, but the open-shade windows provide a pleasant enough experience without them. Privacy is the one drawback, as the hotel doors all have entrances from the outside. There is a local restaurant on-site that is outstanding. I ate here at least once a day. The lobby is not big, but has a beautiful open-air view looking out over the bay. If you’ve come to the Hilo side for adventure and quick access to Akaka/Rainbow Falls or the Vocano National Park, then the Hilo Seaside Hotel is a perfect choice. If you’re looking for a quiet, romantic getaway hotel, stay away. This is an excellent choice for adventure millennials or families on a budget who want to discover the Big Island like a local. There are some outstanding local beaches for surfing and sea turtle watching less than five minutes away from this hotel. Check it out.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled on business
Thank tphybridtx
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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review of our hotel! We truly appreciate your continued support our locally owned and operated establishment.

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

It was wonderful!! The employees were all very friendly. I don't think one employee didn't say hello for my entire stay. If I go back, I'll definitely stay here again. Judy was awesome. She told me what and where I should see.

Stayed: September 2018, travelled solo
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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I can remember a work or vacation trip that was more of a pleasure. The staff was amazing and I will recommend the hotel to all my friends, family and work staff to this fine hotel. Rooms were alway clean and safe!

Thanks so much!

Mark Hundley

  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled on business
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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for choosing to stay with us! We appreciate your positive feedback!

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Really friendly welcome, always with a smile and always giving you tips for your visit if asking.
Rooms are clean and functional. Breakfast is good and parking are available. Not to far from Hilo (5min by car), this is a good adress to discover Hilo and the area.

Room Tip: Superior rooms are good enough for 2 adults and 2 young children
  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled with family
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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Mahalo for your valuable feedback!

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