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Best Hilo hotels

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Oceanfront Orchid Room - Hilo Beach House Inn - Hilo - Bathroom
Free Wi-Fi
Waiakea Villas 2-207 - Hilo - Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Aarons Cottage
9.6 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
SCP Hilo Hotel
8.3 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Wild Ginger Hotel
7.2 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Aloha Studio
7.4 Good
Free Wi-Fi

When to book a hotel in Hilo

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Top tips for finding Hilo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Hilo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Hilo in June and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Hilo if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 22 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Hilo accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Hilo for 20 days.
  • You most likely want to enjoy the beautiful beaches when you come to Hawaii, and there are some great beachfront hotels to choose from. The Oceanfront Orchid Room – Hilo Beach House Inn has lovely modern decorations and amazing ocean views. Hawaiian Ohana Home is another excellent choice with views from their sun terrace.
  • If you will be needing shuttle service from the airport, The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls and the Grand Naniloa Hotel – a DoubleTree by Hilton both offer shuttle service from the airport and have lovely accommodations as well. The Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast has a complimentary round trip airport shuttle service available by request and is close to the Farmers Market.
  • With beaches comes lots of sand, which is great except it tends to get in everything you wear. There are several hotels with on-site laundry facilities, which is especially nice if you have children. Pagoda Hilo Bay, Spa Vive Retreat Bed and Breakfast (which is also close to Hilo’s popular tourist attractions), and Dolphin Bay Hotel all offer laundry facilities onsite.
  • If you’d like to explore the island by bicycle, a hotel that has rental or complimentary bikes would be ideal. Hilo Seaside Hotel offers their guests complimentary bicycles for exploring the island. Other nice hotels that would be good choices for those inclined to an active vacation would be Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel with its pool and close vicinity to Coconut Island Park.
  • Hotels that are the closest to the center of Hilo include Pakalana Inn, the Spa Vive Retreat Bed & Breakfast, and Dolphin Bay Hotel. If you are on a tight budget, The Wild Ginger Inn Hostel and Hilo Bay Hostel are also right in the middle of Hilo.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Hilo

  • Where is the best place to stay for people who use wheelchairs?

    The Pagoda Hilo Bay is close to the University of Hawaii and has an elevator and laundry facilities on site. Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast is another good choice, and it is close to Downtown Hilo and is convenient. Grand Naniloa Hotel - DoubleTree also has elevators and many conveniences.

  • Where are the best places to stay if you are bringing pets?

    Dolphin Bay Hotel, Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast, Old Hawaiian B and B, Pagoda Hilo Bay, Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo – by Hilton, and The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls are all pet-friendly and offer many other wonderful accommodations.

  • Where are the best hotels for people who have young children?

    Da Log House is a charming place made of beautiful logs, which children are sure to find interesting. It has lovely rooms, breakfast on site, and a live-in dog. Aarons Cottage is in a convenient location and has laundry facilities on-site, which can be most convenient for families with children of any age.

  • What hotels would be best for Honeymooners or couples wanting a romantic getaway?

    The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls would be a nice choice. It has a more secluded feel than some and is beside a river. It has nicely decorated rooms and nice views. Pakalana Inn would be another great choice with a calm romantic charm. The Oceanfront Orchid Room – Hilo Beach House Inn would be an excellent choice with its amazing views and a lovely balcony, but book in advance through KAYAK to get a great rate.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Hilo?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Hilo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Hilo city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Hilo hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Hilo that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel and Aarons Cottage.

Where to stay in Hilo?

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