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Top tips for finding Hilo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Hilo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Hilo in September and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Hilo if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Hilo hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Hilo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $179, while the most expensive was $496.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Hilo for 5 days.
  • If you are visiting Hilo solo, you will have several budget-friendly hotels to host you and your fellow solo travelers. The Hilo Bay Hostel is a great option for solo travelers, offering dormitory-style accommodation, a communal kitchen, and an outdoor patio for easy socialization with other guests.
  • Hilo isn't popular for its business hub, but several hotels cater to the business traveler. The Pagoda Hilo Bay Hotel in downtown Hilo is a great option. It's closest to the Hilo business district and offers a business center, high-speed internet, and conference and meeting facilities.
  • If you want to participate in watersports in Hilo, the Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast got you covered. Set right on the beach; this property gives easy access to several watersports activities, including kayaking, snorkeling, and paddleboarding.
  • Book your stay at the Hilo Bay Hale Bed and Breakfast if you're looking for a unique stay. This beautiful bed and breakfast is set in a historic plantation-style home with unique rooms featuring antique furnishings. Surrounding the structure is a beautiful garden offering splendid views of Hilo Bay.
  • If you're looking to stay close to most attractions in Hilo, consider booking a stay at a hotel in downtown. You'll be close to the farmers market, Hilo Art Museum, Mokupapapa Discovery Center, and more. The Wild Ginger Hotel is a good downtown Hilo hotel option.
  • You most likely want to enjoy the beautiful beaches when you come to Hawaii, and there are some great beachfront hotels to choose from. The Oceanfront Orchid Room – Hilo Beach House Inn has lovely modern decorations and amazing ocean views. Hawaiian Ohana Home is another excellent choice with views from their sun terrace.
  • If you will be needing shuttle service from the airport, The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls and the Grand Naniloa Hotel – a DoubleTree by Hilton both offer shuttle service from the airport and have lovely accommodations as well. The Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast has a complimentary round trip airport shuttle service available by request and is close to the Farmers Market.
  • With beaches comes lots of sand, which is great except it tends to get in everything you wear. There are several hotels with on-site laundry facilities, which is especially nice if you have children. Pagoda Hilo Bay, Spa Vive Retreat Bed and Breakfast (which is also close to Hilo’s popular tourist attractions), and Dolphin Bay Hotel all offer laundry facilities onsite.
  • If you’d like to explore the island by bicycle, a hotel that has rental or complimentary bikes would be ideal. Hilo Seaside Hotel offers their guests complimentary bicycles for exploring the island. Other nice hotels that would be good choices for those inclined to an active vacation would be Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel with its pool and close vicinity to Coconut Island Park.
  • Hotels that are the closest to the center of Hilo include Pakalana Inn, the Spa Vive Retreat Bed & Breakfast, and Dolphin Bay Hotel. If you are on a tight budget, The Wild Ginger Inn Hostel and Hilo Bay Hostel are also right in the middle of Hilo.

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