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Reviewed 23 August 2009

We stayed two nights at the B&B. The location is amazing and the B&B is gorgeous and it flows with the lush and all the beautiful sorroundings. The night frog sounds are relaxing and you get the feeling that you are sleeping in the middle of a far-away rainforest. Claudia is an extremely interesting person, good conversation and very good...

Thank themousie
Reviewed 11 April 2009

My husband and I were looking to stay somewhere away from the resorts and crowds. This is the perfect Island getaway if you want the "aloha spirit"! Our host was very pleasant, she provided maps and advice about where to go and the breakfasts were something to look forward to to get our day started. The ambiance of our room...

Thank lorial247
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 April 2009

While this B and B was not the worst place that I have ever stayed, it was not up to the standards of a typical Bed and Breakfast. I prefer to stay in B&B's as opposed to hotels and I have stayed in many all over the country. The service here was by far the worst I've ever encountered. Claudia...

7Thank danadoll2000
Rochester, MN
Reviewed 29 March 2009

We absolutely loved this beautiful, comfortable place across the street from the ocean. The lush and unique landscaping and pond were a beautiful setting to enjoy from delightfully appointed common room. Three rooms make this an intimate setting to enjoy good comraderie of other guests. Hostess Claudia gave most excellent advice about activities and the area. She made fabulous fresh...

Thank MasterRogers
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 February 2009

We stayed 5 days in January at the B&B. Its a great place. The room was beautyfull, clean and exactly so nice as at the website promoted. All rooms have a view at the private lagoon (we hade a peak). A short walk (2 min.) through the private rainforest garden will lead you to the tidepools and black beaches. We...

Thank mschlager
Reviewed 2 November 2008

This place was like being in a rainforest, and yet we could still see the beach. There is a lot of lush greenery which makes one feel hidden in the tropics. Claudia was very helpful by providing us good advice on what to see and do on the island. She also made available those other small but handy items, such...

1Thank da2amigos
Kirkland, WA
Reviewed 6 May 2008

At the Beach with Friends was just that: I felt I was with friends. Claudia was great about taking care of my special dietary needs with no advanced warning! The grounds are lovely: it is a tropical paradise. The room was very comfortable. Richardson's Beach is great for swimming and meeting the wonderful people who live in the area. Also,...

Thank HawaiianGoddess
Dearborn Hts, MI
Reviewed 26 April 2008

The Big Island was the second portion of a two island vacation. This was our first trip to Hawaii, celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary. We spent our first five days in Oahu, a truly beautiful, vacation spot, but we are the nature lovers. Once we arrived in Hilo we knew we found our paradise. Not only is the Big Island...

Thank flydrive&fun
Kilauea, Hawaii
Reviewed 23 February 2008

I travel quite a bit in the islands for business. I go to Hilo at least 6 or 7 times a year. Over the past couple of years, I have sampled the various choices in Hilo, including the few hotels, and a couple of the B&B's. After a number of not so pleasant experiences, I happened upon Claudia's B&B. And...

Thank Kauaivisitor56
Bellvue, Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2008

We arrived in the midst of a "100 year" rain storm and truly took refuge for a brief stay. The house and grounds were absolutely lovely and the host made an extra effort to find restaurants and entertainment for us. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

1Thank WillBellvue_Colorado

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Private guest wing on a lagoon across from Hilo's favorite swimming beaches. Luxury ocean view accommodations for $150-$175, king beds, ensuite baths, free WiFi, flat screen TVs, computer with highspeed internet, common sitting room/lounge area, games, books, & hot buffet breakfast. Small refrigerators in room and tea service available in common room. Triple room available. Beach towels, folding chairs,coolers flashlights and umbrellas on hand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At the Beach with Friends Bed & Breakfast

Address: 369 Nene St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4942
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $240 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
At The Beach With Friends Bed And Breakfast
At The Beach With Friends Hotel Hilo
At The Beach With Friends Bed & Breakfast Hilo, Hawaii
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