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Dolphin Bay

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  • Excellent53%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana bread”(105 reviews)
“fresh fruit”(59 reviews)
“every morning”(58 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

We stayed here with family. This was the second time for us and again did not disappoint. The front desk is always friendly and very helpful with hints about where best to go for hiking, volcano, and around Hilo. We loved the tropical fruit and...More

1  Thank Terry2011
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Apparently I am one of the few who wasn't keen on this place. Maybe it's because I was traveling alone, but I did NOT feel comfortable here. The neighborhood isn't that great, the front door window wouldn't close, and there was no a/c. The good...More

1  Thank suzb_00
Reviewed 17 February 2013

My Wife and I spent 4 nights at the Dolphin Bay in Hilo. We were looking for a comfortable less expensive place to stay while we explored the Hilo side of the Big Island. Our experience pretty much matched the other reviews. An older, comfortable,...More

4  Thank mtipton
Reviewed 11 February 2013

My wife and I were at Dolphin Bay exactly one year ago this past weekend. Ok, we're from Minnesota so anywhere there is nice, right? Not necessarily. But at Dolphin Bay, it was superb. Clean, very clean. And that staff? Awesome! Especially John who simply...More

3  Thank TomCaneff
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Yes, this is a dated hotel. Here's what we love about it: extremely clean, friendly staff, an offering of delicious coffee, bananas and papaya PICKED ON THE GROUNDS! Located near downtown Hilo, so we walk to everything. Great launching spot for visiting the volcano. It's...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
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$169 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$169 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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No our room just had a fan over the beds
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"Book about 30 days in advance"
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"Call hotel directly to book. It was $79 more on Hotels.com and Trivago"
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"Most all the rooms are pretty quiet, try and get a ground floor room if you have heavy luggage- no elevator."
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"I suspect rooms are all very similar. It is John and his team who are the stars."
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