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“nice kitchen”(3 reviews)
“shower room”(2 reviews)
“two blocks”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second stay in several years. Basic - but hey that's why it's called a hostel. The staff is friendly and went out of the way to show us our room. The premises are clean and secure - a security guard is on...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you have an emergency of any kind, mentally prepare yourself to get screwed over.. I had planned on staying there for multiple days but had to leave early for an emergency.. I understood not being able to get a refund for the night I...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I stayed as a single woman in the dorm in a corner room. It was great, but be aware: some travelers do not think about other people, so there was seem noisy folks coming in at night late shining lights around and talking (on…the...phone!) without...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This hostel is locate in a prime location in central Hilo. There are markets, restaurants, bars with pool and live music and a farmers market all close by. They have a nice kitchen which closes strictly at 9pm (And is locked for the night), and...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

planned to do a lot of camping on big island.. unfortunately heavy rain on a daily basis made that feat rather awful. so as oppose to walking the muliwai track we ended up staying in hilo for a night. due to its smaller size this...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$ 45 - US$ 124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
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Hilo Bay Hotel Hilo
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23 January 2015|
Response from Austin S | Reviewed this property |
Bring your own toiletries, but you can rent towels from them
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"Get a room which looks out onto the street. Little traffic at night or in the morning to keep you awake."
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"Rooms are on a busy road, and with window open it is very noisy. Bring ear-plugs."
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"Mention to staff members if a quiet room is required."
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"Probably the best value in Hilo if you choose a dorm room. This is a hostel, not a hotel."
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