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“Good Accomodation Steps Away From The Sea”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

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Hilo Seaside Hotel
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Hilo
Billericay, United Kingdom
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“Good Accomodation Steps Away From The Sea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

We booked as walk ins and were quickly accommodated by the very lovely Judy.
Room was a garden room with two beds, flat screen tv with cable, air con plus a ceiling fan, fridge, hair dryer, coffee maker, bathroom.
All was clean and well stocked.
There is free wifi which did not drop out at all.
Hotel has it's own restaurant , we did not eat there but it was very well attended by customers whenever we walked past, prices were a little too high for us.
Hotel has a nice pool and sunbathing area plus plenty of free parking.
Kens pancake house is just across the junction, about a five min walk,
Well worth eating there.
Ocean can be seen from front of hotel so just steps away for a nice walk.
We had a very good stay and would def stay again if in the area

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Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

o.k. hotel if you are on a budget in nice, scenic area of Hilo on a lagoon. You could tell this hotel was a beauty when it was first built though it is a little worn looking now. Very nicely laid out with a beautiful pool area. Our room was very basic but o.k. for 1 night. Nice restaurant at hotel and another on the water across the street. Friendly staff and only 2 minute drive to old town Hilo.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bel Air, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Outdated Hotel in great location if getting in late from airport- excellent breakfast at restaurant. The rooms were very clean , a little up and down so getting bags to room a little difficult. People were very friendly. Grounds a very nice.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

We stayed at the Hilo Seaside and found it to be very clean, the room was spacious and comfortable and the staff were very friendly. I can recommend the hotel, it is older but very well cared for. Also it is near the airport, but it isn't a busy airport and we were not disturbed by an planes.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights because of its great location.

Volcano, Mauna Kea, the whole east shore are short drives from here.

The hotel is quite old. The staff do keep it clean and tidy. Kind of doing the best they can with what they have.

  • Stayed March 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014

We always stay at Hilo Seaside when traveling to Hilo. Everyone employed there is welcoming and friendly. The staff is accommodating to whatever issues we have ever had; to watching luggage, securing the car at night, staying a bit late or coming in early for conferences. The grounds and rooms are kept in pristine shape, although not new, it always is pleasant and comfortable. The food at the Coconut Grill is also a bonus as it is consistently good fare! I always recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

The Hilo Seaside bills itself as the only Hawaiian owned hotel in Hilo.

First, the staff took excellent care of me. They were always pleasant and helpful. I was able to leave my laptop in a safe whenever I went out. When I checked in, I asked about a late checkout because my flight didn’t leave until about 10 PM. The clerk advised me to ask for a 5 PM checkout and to request the hospitality room until my cab came. Apparently if the room isn’t needed right away, then the hotel will make this accommodation. This worked out well for me. Additionally, the staff will help you with getting a taxi.
Second, the room itself was clean and overlooked a garden. What I appreciated the most was that it had windows and a ceiling fan. As a result, I did not need to use the air conditioner at all.
Third, the hotel is located on Reed’s Bay, so you can go swimming right there. It is a 20-30 minute walk to downtown and the open-air market. The mall and Walmart are on the road that goes past the turn off to the airport, which is quite close. The hotel does have its own pool as well. There are several good restaurants within walking distance.
I heartily recommend this hotel. I should also mention that I did not see any elevators in the hotel anywhere, and it is multistoried.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Hilo Seaside Hotel

Property: Hilo Seaside Hotel
Address: 126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4647
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Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Hilo Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 140
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. ... more   less 
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