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The Bay House

42 Pukihae St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2454
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  • Pacific Tsunami Museum
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 3 April 2016
No better place in Hilo than The Bay House
The Bay House provides the perfect place to stay while visiting... more
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The Bay House provides the perfect place to stay while visiting Hilo! It is walking distance to downtown Hilo which has a world famous farmers market and lots of great shops, yet it is tucked away just enough that you truly feel like you're in old Hawaii. The rooms are spacious, unique and tasteful. The bed was probably the most...

2Thank Juliana P
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

A peaceful retreat with great views. Lovely room with Hawaiian touches. Delicious and plentiful breakfast which was ready at 7am each morning (best bread pudding we've ever tasted). This we enjoyed while sitting on the lanai enjoying the ocean views. The guide book provided in the room was really informative. The bed was the most comfortable we've ever slept in....

2Thank paulglyn2016
El Cajon, California
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We stayed at this B&B for 3 nights in March, 2015 and would highly recommend it to other travelers. The location is close to downtown but on the shore of the bay which is quite scenic. The breaking waves make for comfortable background noise while falling asleep. We stayed in the Bay Room which is in the middle of the...

1Thank crpeter2450
Corydon, Indiana
Reviewed 19 March 2016

It was a very nice place to stay. Room was a normal sized room and nicely decorated. Bed was very comfortable. Nice view and they had a hot tub. The hot tub in down the stairs and off to the side so if it is dark take a flashlight. I wish they had a way to get coffee prior to...

Thank ollietrollie
HiloKine, Owner at The Bay House, responded to this review

Coffee maker is always loaded and ready to brew for early risers the night before. Sorry you for the confusion!

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This place was JUST what i needed after staying in a large chain hotel for few nights prior. It's quaint, typically Hawaiian and a lovely house with great owners who are very hospitable but give you space and don't make you feel like your sharing the house at all. We stayed in Palm room and it's gorgeous. Decorated beautifully. Very...

Thank Kazpotato78
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Not the kind of people who own "resort wear"? If you want a Disneyesque experience, stay somewhere else. If you want a spacious airy room in a small establishment on a clifftop over Hilo Bay, consider The Bay House. We stayed in the Palm room, which has palm trees on two sides and private lanai on the the third, overlooking...

Thank ckale
Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The room was spacious enough for us and the breakfast was a bit more than I expected - hot eggs and a baked item every day. Tina and Thomas are very nice, but not the chatty type. I rarely met or talked to them as they seemed to avoid engaging their guests. My room key was taped to the door...

Thank ScubaGolfer142
Santa Rosa, CA
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 nights here in the Palms room. The bed is one of the most comfortable we've slept on. Included is a hearty buffet breakfast with fresh homemade breads, fruit, juice, omelet and other breakfast items. We sat on our private lanai every morning to eat. Great location, close to downtown Hilo, walked there in less...

1Thank renden
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Bay House B&B for 2 nights while we were exploring The Big Island and it was great! The rooms were clean, nice, and quite large with private bathrooms and an ocean view! Eating breakfast one the patio was dream. The food was fantastic! The location was great - only a couple minute drive...

1Thank Andrea L
Sterling, Colorado
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We loved staying at The Bay House. Beautiful room. Gorgeous view. Breakfast was yummy, loved the local fruit, omelet & fresh baked goodies. Friendly, helpful hosts. Umbrellas for the rain. Guidebooks. Walking distance to downtown. Easy access to other sights and airport. We were there to celebrate our 40th anniversary and can't wait to go back. Hilo is a charming...

1Thank Vicki F

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Bay House

Address: 42 Pukihae St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2454
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Bay House Hotel Hilo
The Bay House Hilo, Hawaii
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“There are just three rooms and they all have wonderful views. We chose the Harbor Room but would be happy in any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles HowardsTX, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any of these rooms are great. The views are not expansive, but you can see the Bay through the garden foliage.”
 of 5 bubbles frey2, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles TexasTexTraveler, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had the Harbor room....it was quiet---but I imagine all 3 are good choices.”
 of 5 bubbles travelbounder, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Harbor Room is the best! Great breezes and ocean waves lull you to sleep at night”
 of 5 bubbles 906kathleenf, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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