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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights in the harbour room on a recent trip to Hawaii. The room was very clean, and the bed was comfortable. I loved the ocean breeze and the sound of the surf and the fantastic bay view. There was also a good guidebook in the room. The communal facilities were very useful. The only slight downsides were...

Thank AKREdinburgh
Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I plan on telling everyone I know who even thinks about visiting Hilo to come here, it was just that good. The room was beautiful (we stayed in the Bay Room), the bed was one of the most comfortable I have ever slept in, the view of the bay was great (we even saw some whale activity and enjoyed watching...

Thank Analise83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay at this small - family run - home style BnB. The rooms are great - breakfasts are fresh and varied and hosts are friendly and helpful. Great location for short walk to downtown Hilo for those not always wanting to drive.

1Thank Damien G
Buckeye, Arizona
Reviewed 2 February 2017

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.

Thank newbucketlisters
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 22 January 2017 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...

Thank tim m
Oakland, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017 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...

Thank atwoodexplores
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....

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 11,438 (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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“We only stayed in the Bay Room but did get the opportunity to peek in the others when unoccupied and decided we still liked ours the best.”
 of 5 bubbles Analise83, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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