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Shipman House Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

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.

Thank KEW686
Response from Hilomama, Owner at Shipman House Bed and Breakfast InnResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 22 April 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

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

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

Thank mseghers
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 29 January 2017

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

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$219 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$219 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Robert P
27 December 2016|
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Response from Hilomama | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting Shipman House. No, I'm sorry, we do not accept pets, as too many other guests have pet allergies. I'm not sure who in Hilo does accept pets.
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"Clara's room has the best bay view. Flossie's room is on 1stt floor, therefore is the most..."
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"Auntie Clara's room is best view - has separate bathroom but this is not a problem."
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"Auntie Clara's Shell Room has gorgeous sunrises."
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"All rooms looked really nice. You can't go wrong."
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