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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo's best full-service hotel, offers outstanding views of the ocean or quaint Hilo Town framed by the backdrop of Mauna Kea. Located on Hilo Bay, and approximately two miles from Hilo Airport, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is the perfect headquarters for exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy incredible views of Mauna Kea, Hilo Town, and beautiful and historic Coconut Island.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
Centrally Located


Full view
73Somewhat walkable
Grade: 73 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
7Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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Public areas in real need of modernization and remodeling. The restaurant is outdated and in need of updating food offerings.The bathroom amenities are poor, there is no toothbrush or razor. TV channels are limited. The location is good and the staff are friendly enough, but it
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The Castle Hilo Hawaiian reminded me of a hotel in 1970's Las Vegas. Very retro feel. Large, clean open air lobby with traditional walk up desk. A large set of clocks sit behind the desk showing the current time in Japan and other locations. The elevators are very fast and whisk
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Arriving without a reservation at 10:30pm in the rain after 3 delayed flights with no luggage lost somewhere on the mainland, the Aloha welcome from everyone on staff was endearing to a single, elderly female traveler. I could not have chosen a better room with super soft
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The hotel was in a good location and easy to drive to and from. A little dated but clean and had all the facilities you need. The beds were comfortable. Had a nice meal in the restaurant. We would stay there again as it was cost effective.
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Location is so good and not crowded. Palm trees and bay there. Different experience with other hotels which locate other coast side of big island. I would like to recommend there. I will live there next time head to big island.
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An old stain on the sheet is not cool. Even if you are in paradise.
This tub is way too small. Showers only.
Typical in room look.
Nice bathroom/sink area with a door that can be closed between the sink and shower/toilet area. Lots of support for disabled guests.
"Welcome to the Castle Hilo Hawaiian Mr. Bond, I hope you like your room.." the orange and yellow reminded me of the late 1960's early 70's. Small card on bed on the orange pillow explains "Pele's curse."
A very short cab ride, 5 minutes, to the hotel from airport!
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No, the beach is green lawn that spreads down to lava rock shoreline on the bay. However, there is a state park just a 5 minute walk away with beach area and swimming around it.
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I propose you ask the hotel to install one in your room.
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You could there are no restrictions but, there are allot of people that fish in that area and they wouldn't be happy with someone scaring the fish.
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We had a nice suite, two rooms and a kitchenette, it was very nice if your extra couple is ok with a sofa bed.
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"sea view is excellent"
"Get a room facing the water, not the street."
"Ask for the bay view on the upper levels"
"Any room on the ocean side has a good view!"
"Great ocean views on one whole side of the hotel."
US$ 145 - US$ 281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesHawaiiIsland of HawaiiHilo
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