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Lovely Victorian home; comfortable, beautifully decorated rooms,;absolutely phenomenal breakfasts built around the locally grown fruits; warm, knowledgeable hosts, views of the magical sunrise across Hilo Bay.
Response from Hilomama, Owner at Shipman House Bed and Breakfast InnResponded 9 May 2017
This is an ideal and beautiful B&B in one of Hilo's grandest estate homes. I needed a local place for the night since my Internet was down and I was warmly welcomed and treated as if I was one of their first guests ever even...More
There is nothing negative to say about this place. It's an historic landmark, not only of Hilo, but for the entire state of Hawaii. The owners/hosts, Barbara and Gary, are friendly and knowledgeable. The house is amazing and the rooms are comfortable and spacious. We...More
Our two-night stay at Shipman House was excellent. I would return in a heartbeat. The historic house is beautiful and full of interesting artifacts, including a letter of introduction for Jack London and his wife. We stayed upstairs in Auntie Clara's Shell Room, which offers...More
My Mother and I stayed in Flossie's room for two nights during a longer trip to the Big Island, the Shipman house was one of the highlights of our trip. The owners are incredibly knowledgeable about all things Hawaiian and shared excellent tips. The room...More
Response from Hilomama | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting Shipman House. If you all want to share a room, then we do have Flossie's Room on the first floor with twin beds and we can bring in a rollaway. There is a $35/night charge for the extra person, and... More
Thank you for contacting Shipman House. If you all want to share a room, then we do have Flossie's Room on the first floor with twin beds and we can bring in a rollaway. There is a $35/night charge for the extra person, and the room is large, opening onto the wrap-around porch.
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"Clara's room has the best bay view. Flossie's room is on 1stt floor, therefore is the most..."