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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Old Hawaiian B&B experience was one unexpected. A beautiful home on a manicured property full of all types of fruit trees in the back yard which met the flow of Peepee Falls. The owner, Lory, prepared a delicious healthy homemade breakfast which was out of this world. We only wish we had booked a couple of more nights. It...

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review and posting a picture of the lanai. Hope to have you stay with us on your next trip to Hilo. Lory

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at The Old Hawaiian. Lory (the inn-keeper) is extremely kind and helpful, and serves the best breakfast in Hilo. Her baked goods and fruit selection was excellent every morning. The backyard is beautiful, lush with exotic greenery, and it was so nice to wake up in a quiet, residential area. I would highly recommend The...

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, It was very nice having you stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write the review and I hope to see you on your next trip to Hilo. Lory and Stewart

Prince George, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a very pleasant surprise arriving at The Old Hawaiian B & B. Private entrance to suite and nice patio to relax on and enjoy a cup of tea. Reasonable price and Lory makes a yummy breakfast. One day we had an early start and a packed breakfast is provided.

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Hope to see you on your next trip to Hilo. Lory

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Good amenities and location. Gracious host and healthy breakfast. Beds are very comfortable. We had two rooms and both had just had new carpet installed that week. This is a very good example of 1930's living high above Hilo's shore.

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us and writing a review for us. It very nice having you stay and hope to see you on your next trip to Hilo. Lory and Stewart

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Enjoyed a one night stay in the Old Hawaiian B&B, Sunrise room for our visit to Hilo. The travel directions were easy to follow through and out of town to a quiet residential area. Friendly welcome by Stewart, the room was comfortable and slept well. Breakfast was served at 8.00am by Lory, it was delicious, fruit smoothie,a glass of fresh...

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was great to have you stay with us and hope you will return on your next visit to Hilo. Lory and Stewart

Gatineau, Québec
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our two nights in a comfortable, clean room in a quiet neighborhood of Hilo. Very good breakfasts including pastries, eggs and some of the fruits that we were discovering for the first time in our lives. Geckos allowed on the table and even fed by other guests of the bed and breakfast were not appreciated by us. There...

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Belfort, France
Reviewed 18 August 2016

An excellent place to stay for a few days to start and finish a stay on Big Island. The colonial style house is set in a quiet residential district of Hilo.It is within a 15-minute drive from Hilo airport and looks out over a beautiful garden. The owners, Lory and Stewart, go out of their way to make guests feel...

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed four nights here and it made a great base from which to explore the Hawaii Volcanoes N.P.,star-gazing on Mauna Kea, the Puna district, downtown Hilo,and the Waipio valley. The room and bed was very comfortable and opened right onto the patio, where our friendly host, Lori served us awesome breakfasts of fresh ripe Hawaiian fruit, much of it...

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Hilosunshine, Owner at The Old Hawaiian B&B, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. Lory and Stewart

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed at the OHB&B for one night. The house is in a very quiet neighborhood and the place is well maintained. We had the Sun Room, which was nice, but small.( and has only a shower, which did not matter to us) The backyard is beautifully maintained with a huge lawn, nice flowers and trees. The hostess Lory was...

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

This was a charming bed and breakfast located in a residential neighborhood between Rainbow Falls and Boiling Pots. Go to Rainbow Falls in the morning! The river that connects the falls runs along the back of the property so you can walk to the edge and hear the water. The property is amazing with many tropical fruit trees! All three...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Hawaiian B&B is a two story 'Olde Hawaiian Style' home located on 1/2 acre of gorgeous landscaped grounds, backing onto State-owned land, and the Wailuku River. It is situated in one of the most peaceful and tropical areas of Hilo, and only two blocks from the Boiling Pots Park, which has an overlook of the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Hawaiian B&B

Address: 1492 Wailuku Dr, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-1254
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: ₹ 6,944 - ₹ 10,743 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Hawaiian B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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The Old Hawaiian Bed And Breakfast
The Old Hawaiian Hotel Hilo
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“Very quite”
 of 5 bubbles Noelle772, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hawaiian Room very large with large bathroom, Sunrise Room well set up”
 of 5 bubbles SandboxKids, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sunrise Room is full of colonial charm. Hawaii Room is spacious and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Frango2016, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Follow their directions to find the place!”
 of 5 bubbles 581tk, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Sunrise Room has lots of windows facing east. The Bamboo Room is smaller. It's also darker, less windows.”
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  • Sunrise Room
  • The wall of the bathroom didn't go up all the way, not an issue for us.
 of 5 bubbles 406elizabethp, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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