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Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 14 May 2007

At $80 a night on the Big Island in Hilo, I thought this place was a pretty decent deal. We stayed in the Bamboo room which is the cheapest of the rooms, and though I didn't see the other rooms - the reviews for the other rooms make it sound like you're better off upgrading to a better room. Overall,...

2Thank locolobo
Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 2 March 2007

We spent a night at the Old Hawaiian B&B. The breakfast was excellent with a wonderful selection of fruits! The room was comfortable and clean. It is very close (walking distance) to the Boiling Pots waterfall. The lanai area is very nice overlooking the hosts' wonderful garden with lots of fruits. The price is very reasonable.

Thank happy_traveler_4
Reviewed 20 February 2007

First a disclaimer: Lory and Stewart are family so, when I say my wife and I loved the place, take it for what you want. Location: This 70+ year old house was renovated about 6 or 7 years ago. The house was built mostly of Douglas Fir brought in from the West Coast and is extremely well done. The renovations...

2Thank Atkinson
Bay Area
Reviewed 20 November 2006

We stayed at the Sunrise room for 2 nights ~ sweet smelling sheets and towels, the bathroom and the bed were very clean and thoughtfully decorated. The breakfast Lory served was incredible! I loved the fruit shake and must confess that the chocolate scones Lory baked were the best I've had in my life! Everything in this place was sweet!...

3Thank BrownInNorCal
Pinole, California
Reviewed 2 November 2006

This small B&B is a great value. The rooms are not big, but supersqueaky clean and comfortable, just immaculeous. The towels were the best smelling I have ever come across. Rooms open onto a Lanai, where breakfast is served, with big yard right behind it. The hostess makes and bakes everything herself, and it was THE BEST breakfast I have...

4Thank Drezdany
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 October 2006

We stayed in the most affordable room, the Bamboo I think which was $80 a night. The room wasn't large and the bathroom was kind of small, but it was spotlessly clean. It opened onto a Lanai which was beautiful and overlooked the huge lawn leading to the edge of the property. The breakfast was huge and fabulous, if a...

3Thank Deedumans
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 14 July 2006

Pros and cons, but mostly good. Room was nice but very small, same goes for bathroom. Hosts were very friendly and attentive. Breakfast on the lanai was stellar and grounds are pretty. Smoke alarm went off in the middle of the night repeatedly. No smoke, no fire, perhaps a gecko?

3Thank mountaingirl1967
Eugene OR
Reviewed 27 June 2006

The Old Hawaiian B&B in Hilo is a wonderful, peaceful, restful place to stay a short drive uphill (inland) on the northern end of Hilo. The area is quiet and pretty, the beds (except for a trundle our son was on) are comfortable, and the breakfast is wonderful (egg, fresh made sweet breads, fruit, fruit smoothie, juice, and coffee). For...

2Thank KarenGH
Visalia, CA
Reviewed 20 May 2006

A most amazing place. We have never been anywhere more beautiful! It is very quiet and peaceful. You would think you were in heaven surrounded by all of the lushous tropical plants and awaking in the morning to the sweet singing birds. We had the chance to experience all three of the rooms and enjoyed each equally. Fabulous place..we would...

5Thank hilodreams
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3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2006

The property was excellent. I had a peaceful and quiet time . The owers of the property were so helpful and friendly. The food was excellent . I highly reccomend this B@B. There was no profanity,or suggestive language, a very family friendly location.

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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: ₹ 6,866 - ₹ 10,623 (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”
Noelle772, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hawaiian Room very large with large bathroom, Sunrise Room well set up”
SandboxKids, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sunrise Room is full of colonial charm. Hawaii Room is spacious and comfortable.”
Frango2016, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Follow their directions to find the place!”
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.
406elizabethp, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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