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Buckeye, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had both the Harbor room and the Palm room, Both were beautiful with all the extras, lanai, beautiful view through the crazy rain and surf :). Tina was terrific in providing all we needed, breakfast was great. Wine glasses, cork screw. Refrig for wine and beer and water. Enjoyed the hot tub overlooking the harbor. All around great stay.

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at this very convenient, neat, clean and comfortable B and B. The breakfast breads were wonderful and served with nice fruit and eggs each morning. The set up doesn't have a communal table, and frankly, we enjoy being able to take our breakfast to a private deck each morning (I'm not sociable too early). This...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights in the Bay Room. Very cool antique furnishings. Our lanai looked out on the bay and we could hear the waves as we went to sleep, very nice. Sunrise is over the bay too. Mosquitoes and coqui frogs were pretty much absent, but that's probably a seasonal thing (earplugs were provided for the frogs, just in...

Thank Andrew H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great B&B in Hilo. Clean and central and managed by very kind hosts. My wife and I stayed for 5 nights and were very happy with our stay. The breakfast... nice fresh fruit assortment, omelette and fresh baked bread every morning. Additional hard boiled eggs, yogurt, bread (with Nutella, jams or butter) and juices in the fridge. Coffee and tea...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I had a great experience at Bay House. Lovely porch with ever changing view of the bay. I slept like a dream to the sounds of surf and coqui frogs. Very nice breakfast was provided each morning with omelet, fresh fruit and a bakery item.

Thank rebeck900
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here for 4 nights. The proprietors seem to have put together the right ingredients for a delightful stay. There are three rooms all of which are nicely appointed with views of the water. You can easily walk into town, but do need to cross the highway and a bridge which is ok of you are...

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HiloKine, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Just to clarify a couple of things, since the deck is about 20 feet from the ocean, we have to use plastic chairs and tables outside due to the excessive salt and humidity. Anything else rusts or deteriorates immediately and ruins the slate flooring. Also, the upper jets to the hot tub do work....

United States
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our stay at Hilo Bay House was simply wonderful: Tina was the perfect host and went out of her way to make our visit to Hilo a memorable one. We stayed in the Harbor room, which was sparkling clean at all times and very well appointed. We absolutely loved the bountiful breakfast Tina provided each day: fresh tropical fruit as...

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Murphy, Texas
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our 5 nights at The Bay House were perfect! The Harbor room is beautiful, the view of the water couldn't be better, the breakfast is wonderful. We loved all the little extras--guide books, umbrellas, flashlights, and ear plugs included. The common room provides a full-size refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and toaster to share. Bread, cereal, hard boiled eggs, milk, juice,...

1Thank HowardsTX
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Bay House is located right on the bay in Hilo, a convenient walk to great little restaurants and the farmers' market. The host, Tina, is energetic, helpful and thorough and serves a delicious omelette and local fruit every morning. The three rooms are all beautifully appointed (we had a chance to look at all of them), are bright and airy,...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed in the Bay Room for two nights on our honeymoon. The room was cozy and welcoming, and the bed was one of the most comfortable we’ve ever slept in. Just what we needed after an adventurous first two days in Kona. Waking up in the mornings was a treat. There was a nice breeze, and the view of...

1Thank Jake A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Bay House

Address: 42 Pukihae St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2454
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: ₹ 11,762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
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The Bay House Hilo, Hawaii
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“Harbor room”
 of 5 bubbles newbucketlisters, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are just three rooms and they all have wonderful views. We chose the Harbor Room but would be happy in any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles HowardsTX, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any of these rooms are great. The views are not expansive, but you can see the Bay through the garden foliage.”
 of 5 bubbles frey2, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles TexasTexTraveler, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had the Harbor room....it was quiet---but I imagine all 3 are good choices.”
 of 5 bubbles travelbounder, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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