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Dolphin Bay

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Dining (13)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana bread”(109 reviews)
“fresh fruit”(61 reviews)
“every morning”(59 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
2 Star Hotel
Seasoned guidance for a wide range of Big Island adventures. Walking distance to downtown Hilo. Clean quiet & reasonable. All rooms with kitchens. Free WiFi Internet available. Rated nicest small hotel in Hilo.
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Location and contact
333 Iliahi St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2399
3.5 km to Hilo Intl Airport
113 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Dolphin Bay Hotel in Hilo for two nights. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Our room was big and nicely decorated and we loved the complementary coffee and banana bread served each morning. My only constructive comments...More

Thank katecharland
Reviewed 3 days ago

I do not understand why this place is so highly rated. It has strange and dated decor (lots of dark wood paneling, concrete walls), no A/C, mediocre wifi, uncomfortable (hard) beds, and a not very attractive price. There are not a lot of hotels to...More

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently spent two nights at Dolphin Bay. Our room was large and comfortable, with a fully operational kitchen. The hotel provides papayas, bananas and banana bread each morning - with coffee and tea. John was very responsive to several requests for information on the...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have stayed at the Dolphin Bay Hotel many times. The last stay we rented a suite that my wife and I shared with our two young teenagers. I used to live in Hilo, and this hotel exemplifies the Aloha Spirit. John, the manager\owner is...More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a relaxed feel here, older place but clean and great location. Kitchen facilities handy. Loved the coffee/tea in the lobby every morning. Along with freshly made banana bread and as much banana and paw paw you can eat. (all free) helpful advise on what...More

Thank Maree F
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Seasoned guidance for a wide range of Big Island adventures. Walking distance to downtown Hilo. Clean quiet & reasonable. All rooms with kitchens. Free WiFi Internet available. Rated nicest small hotel in Hilo. ...More Less
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (87)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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417SM417
2 November 2016|
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Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
The room I stayed in had two beds. There was three of us as well.
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Goddess44
16 June 2016|
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Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
No our room just had a fan over the beds
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"You can even borrow their cat if you need a "fur fix"."
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"They're all great."
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"We were on ground level but the rooms on 2nd floor have balconies."
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"We were in the second story end room (19, I think) and it was great."
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