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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The front desk staff is utterly amazing! Always very pleasant and helpful with my numerous questions about tourist sites. Room was a little dated and had older carpet in it however it was comfortable and quiet the first night we stayed. (we were poolside). Second night we stayed was a Saturday and the noise from the pool was LOUD! The...

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1Thank SlonkieCanada
Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Good little place for an couple of days its clean great breakfast next door service was great love the ice machine and also pool on site and so close to most spots. Five mins to town 5 mins to shopping centres.Good spot.

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High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Hilo Seaside much more than we expected based on average tripadvisor reviews and a somewhat drab exterior appearance. Yet, the moment we walked into the airy, inviting lobby the hotel's endeavor to preserve the casual aloha of the 50's and 60's was evident in a classy way. My check-in was a little too lengthy...

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3Thank Kimberly T
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We stayed here at both start and then the end of our big island road trip. The hotel makes a good budget option with friendly staff and clean though somewhat dated rooms. Nice hotel ambience with big deep pool, nice lobby and gardens plus good attached restaurant at moderate prices. Free internet with none of those annoying 'service charges' many...

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Moberly, Missouri
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I would stay here again. We found it with a package deal from Honolulu. Upon check in we were greeted warmly. This isn't a five star hotel but rather a motel. Parking was easy and in front of the motel. We loved the frogs! The restaurant was really good...service was good as well. The pool was always clean. They also...

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1Thank Alexandria R
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I came here to stay before moving into my university accommodation for the sesmeter. My mum was with for the first few days and experienced hurricane Islle....the staff could not have done more for us!! They took food and supplies for us after being evacuated! Whilst being evacuated I got to know the staff mainly Percilla and Judy who continues...

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Thank Kem1994
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Stayed here previously, but really enjoyed having a deluxe room this time. We had a corner room that had a nice lanai which overlooked the bay and the hotel's pond. The room was a nice and big for us and very, very clean. The staff was nice and helpful. The only thing we didn't like too much was hearing the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Chose this place based on the reviews, and didn't have many options in Hilo. I understood it wasn't going to be 5 star, but even with my expectations this place was a let down. For the amount I was paying, I expect a little better. It was more motel than hotel. The room itself is dated, with a little AC...

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1Thank paperie
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 11 September 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here when Hurricane Iselle hit and the staff was so helpful. They evacuated us to a shelter for safety, brought meals for us while we were there, and refunded us for that night and offered us an extra night free. They couldn't of been better given the circumstances.

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1Thank blwatts
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We booked this hotel thru Expedia and we were not sure what to expect. When we arrived we were told that the owners wanted to keep the hotel authentic in keeping with the Hawaiin era that it was built in in the 1950's. The hotel was very clean, staff very polite and helpful and the location was great.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cozy town of Hilo, on the east side of the Big Island is a tropical paradise filled with fragrant island flowers, pristine forests, and magnificent miles of orchid farms. The Hilo Seaside Hotel is an oceanfront hotel located on the shores of Hilo Bay, on historical Banyan Drive. This affordable Hawaiian owned hotel is a scenic 40 minute drive to Hawaii's Volcano National Park, and just a few minutes by car to quaint Hilo Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilo Seaside Hotel

Address: 126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4647
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: ₹ 7,964 - ₹ 11,639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hilo Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I love to request ground floor close to the Koi pond! And they usually grant my request!”
 of 5 bubbles josy585, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor room facing the internal patio - vey quiet”
 of 5 bubbles OhaveiTiulim, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the middle have windows that open to courtyards--remember to shut your blinds while in the bathroom! :)”
 of 5 bubbles N3591ULjenniferh, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor to leave slider open. Koi pond, ice pond & bay view side preferred.”
 of 5 bubbles Marilee99114, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front room in front of the pond”
 of 5 bubbles robyny541, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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