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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Hilo Hospitality and Charm Redefined

Old Hawaii Charm Meets Contemporary Style on Hilo Bay

Lauded as Hilo's best full service hotel, the newly upgraded Hilo Hawaiian Hotel offers beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean or quaint Hilo Town. With massive Maunakea as a backdrop and contemporary furnishings, this classic Big Island resort retains the authentic Hawaiian charm and aloha spirit reflecting Hilo’s heart and soul Show full description

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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is the ideal spot for exploring Big Island attractions

Only two miles from Hilo International Airport, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is your gateway to exploring The Big Island of Hawaii’s epic natural wonders. Witness more than 25 cascading Hamakua Coast waterfalls, sea caves, and surf spots on a boat excursion from Hilo’s Wailoa Harbor. Be mesmerized by the eerie glow of a lava lake beneath the stars at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s Halemaumau Crater.

At Hilo Hawaiian, you're bound to feel the mana, meaning rejuvenating power in Hawaiian, of this amazing island. Our prime location on Banyan Drive puts some of Hawaii Island’s best attractions, activities, and recreation at your doorstep.

Outstanding views of the ocean or quaint Hilo Town and Mauna Kea

Become swept away by the tranquility of Liliuokalani Gardens’ pagodas, ponds, and Hawaiian and Oriental botanicals. Wander to Downtown Hilo, where you’ll find antique stores, vegan eateries, coffee shops, and galleries tucked within centuries-old wooden buildings.

  • Observe Hilo’s 1946 devastation at the Pacific Tsunami Museum
  • Walk on the not-so-wild-side at Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
  • Stargaze at Imiloa Astronomy Center
  • Catch the colorful Hilo Farmers Market on Wednesdays & Saturdays
  • Tee off at the 9-hole Naniloa Golf Club
  • Spot marine life in Onekahakaha Beach’s tide pools

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax at the lounge

When you’re craving nosh, Downtown Hilo and Banyan Drive deliver a tempting menu of delicious options. And two are right in your Hilo Hawaiian Hotel! As the sun makes its way to the blue horizon, make your way to Waioli Lounge for a Mai Tai. Then dine on first-class steaks and an array of seafood at Whisky Steak Wine (WSW) The Steakhouse.

Hilo's premier hotel on the shores of Big Island's Hilo Bay

You’ll also appreciate convenient hotel amenities like our large freshwater swimming pool, sun deck (open 7am to sunset), iCafe, complimentary parking (based on availability), Free WiFi in the lobby and lounge, lobby Internet kiosk (fee), 24-hour front desk, gift shop, beauty salon, travel agency desk, ice machines, laundry facilities, general store, massage hale, and banquet/meeting rooms.

Each air-conditioned Hilo Hawaiian home away from home has been updated with new carpet, furniture, linens and bathrooms. All offer a refrigerator, coffee maker, flat screen TV, free high-speed Internet access (fee), clock/radio, and daily housekeeping. Most are also decked out with a private lanai for relaxing Big Island-style.

Limited Amenities!

In accordance with the emergency proclamations established by the Governor of Hawaii, some of our resort amenities and/or services may be limited or temporarily unavailable to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff.

Mahalo for your understanding during this unprecedented time.

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Driving directions from Hilo International Airport (ITO)

  • From the Hilo International Airport Access Road, turn right at the first stoplight.
  • Continue straight onto Banyan Drive.
  • Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is the last hotel on the right, before Liliuokalani Gardens.

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Big Island’s Top-20 Attractions, Tours and Activities

It’s called “The Big Island” for a reason. There are so many things to do that you'll never be able to do them all in just one visit. Spend a day experiencing Kilauea, the most active volcano in Hawaii. Then visit the man family-friendly attractions, which include Hawaiian Luaus , Dinner Cruises and swimming with Dolphins , Manta Rays .Check out more activities and attractions

Guest Rooms & Suites

Sparkling with newly renovated guest rooms and suites, Hilo’s iconic oceanfront resort welcomes you to experience its renowned hospitality, bayfront views, and hotel-style amenities. Air-conditioned accommodations run the gamut, from standard rooms to 1-bedroom ocean view suites with gorgeous panoramas of Coconut Island, the Pacific Ocean, and towering Maunakea in the distance. Guest rooms feature a private lanai (most), refrigerator, coffee maker, flat screen TV, free high-speed Internet access, clock/radio, and daily housekeeping.

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  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 347 sqft
  • sleeps 2-4
Nightly Rates Starting From $185* *Excluding Taxes & Fees
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  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 347 sqft
  • sleeps 2-4
Nightly Rates Starting From $193* *Excluding Taxes & Fees
Deluxe ocean view room at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Deluxe Ocean View

  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 376 sqft
  • sleeps 2-4
Nightly Rates Starting From $199* *Excluding Taxes & Fees

Junior Suite

  • 1 BDRM
  • 1 Bath
  • 542 sqft
  • sleeps 2
Nightly Rates Starting From $219* *Excluding Taxes & Fees
Banyan View Suite at Hilo Hawaiian HotelBanyan View Suite at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

1-Bedroom Banyan View

  • 1 BDRM
  • 1 Bath
  • 606 sqft
  • sleeps 4
Nightly Rates Starting From $299* *Excluding Taxes & Fees
View of Hilo Bay from lanai of Hilo Hawaiian HotelLivingroom view from Ocean View Suite at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

1-Bedroom Ocean View

  • 1 BDRM
  • 1 Bath
  • 748 sqft
  • sleeps 4
Nightly Rates Starting From $349* *Excluding Taxes & Fees

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