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Hilo Seaside Hotel

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The cozy town of Hilo, on the east side of the Big Island is a tropical paradise filled with fragrant island flowers, pristine forests, and magnificent miles of orchid farms. The Hilo Seaside Hotel is an oceanfront hotel located on the shores of Hilo Bay, on historical Banyan Drive. This affordable Hawaiian owned hotel is a scenic 40 minute drive to Hawaii's Volcano National Park, and just a few minutes by car to quaint Hilo Town.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Classic
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
72Somewhat walkable
Grade: 72 out of 100
46Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews coconut grill attached restaurant koi pond ice pond close to the airport small museum hawaiian family the big island local style banyan drive budget hotel older hotel family owned hotel free breakfast nice pool on site restaurant rooms are small
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been here several time over the past 10 years. It has always been a pleasant experience except for the parking. (But nothing they can do about it.) Nice location and easy to find. Always friendly staff and clean comfortable rooms. I did find some...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank stmedic911
Response from SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside HotelResponded 5 days ago

Mahalo for your continued support of our locally owned operated hotel! We're please to hear you enjoyed your stay at various points in time and we will work diligently with the independent proprietor of the Coconut Grill to improve guest satisfaction.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Middle of the range Hotel, Very clean, Upgraded bedrooms, really comfortable beds, staff very helpful and friendly. Great restaurant on premises, Close to the main town and other attraction Would definitely stay again.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Graeme H
Response from SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for taking the time to share your comments with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds are beautifully landscaped, the rooms are clean and comfortable and the restaurant is very good. The pool has a nice covered lanai and is a good size. The staff here are always friendly and helpful.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jazz-Molly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Hilo resident who needed just an overnight stay. I'm so happy I chose the Seaside: always greeted by smiling faces, a gracious front desk staff that was willing to accommodate every need and answer every question; clean and comfortable room; and most...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for supporting our local hotel! We appreciate your feedback and are pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your recent stay. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 7 November 2018

nice place. love the open air feeling about the lodging. warn and welcoming. love the place and surroundings. took very good care of me. large coy pond a real treat. will be back each trip to the east side of the island.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Brian L
Response from SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for choosing to stay with us! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Response from tphybridtx | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a room for your luggage. They also keep a free room available next to the front desk, so you can shower before you leave. Have a great trip.
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Response from WinaG | Reviewed this property |
yes, washers and dryers
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stm2014
28 August 2016|
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Response from KokopelliSailing | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about shuttle services as we rented a car. But it's close to many sites and restaurants. I recommend hiring a vehicle giving you much more flexibility In All you do. Have a great time!!!
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Room Tips
"Rooms around the pool don't have anyone above/below them."
Jazz-Molly
3 weeks ago
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"I have never gotten a bad room but I know a lot of people like to look over the koi pond."
wldman515
21 Oct 2018
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"Beech/Ocean section is quiet, has quick access to carpark, and balconies lean over a beautifully crafted..."
DapperMrTom
17 Oct 2018
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"First floor is quieter than second floor when it rains. Rooms 150-159 overlook the ocean and koi pond and..."
RickMotown
14 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$124 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hilo seaside hotel
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiIsland of HawaiiHilo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
140
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