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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our second trip to Hilo and we stayed here for the second time. The rooms are not fancy & new but they are clean & comfortable. The staff were extra helpful and friendly. Located close to the airport so if you are bothered by planes that might be a problem, not for us.

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1Thank LittleJohn1956
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am here working so maybe I am looking at it different. Check in was easy and pleasant. The staff were cordial and helpful, much Aloha. However, the "hike" to my room for the first time was awful.. Parking is far away. There is not even a sidewalk from the parking lot to the lobby, I had to walk on...

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Thank Mason C
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My title says it all. Island life is exemplified at this establishment. From the roadside view of the hotel, to the lobby, pool area, and center quad area- paradise prevails! The "seaside" view is picturesque and beautiful. Customer service is hands-down superb! Hungry? Check out the Coconut Grove located passed the front desk counter. If you get breakfast coupons, the...

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2Thank Bobbie A
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hilo Seaside is a lovely hotel at one end of Banyan Drive. The staff is absolutely wonderful, the rooms are very comfortable, the grounds are beautiful, the common areas are splendid, the food in the restaurant is great, and I would definitely recommend the Hilo Seaside to anyone planning to use Hilo as a base for the entire island....

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3Thank Carolyn N
Fairfield, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Reception for about 30 of us was wonderful. Rooms basic, inexpensive for Hawaii and clean. Very close to beaches and restaurants. FREE bicycle use! Staff very helpful and friendly. Would re-visit again in a heartbeat. Very relaxing front meeting foyer.

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2Thank montgota
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here overnight before heading to Volcano National Park. The staff was the friendliest I ever encountered. I can't say enough how well we were treated. While my room was pretty small, it was extremely clean, as was the rest of the hotel. Everything was in perfect working order. The hotel seemed to be a collection of buildings that...

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4Thank chgolee
SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing to stay with us! We're very glad to hear you enjoyed you stay and that our staff and grounds surpassed your expectations. Warmest Aloha to you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in the wrong way and thought we'd made a mistake. Not so, very attractive, older motel. Nice people checking us in. Attached restaurant if you are too tired to go out. Convenient to airport and close to the ocean.

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3Thank Stephen P
SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the convenience and value of our property. mahalo for choosing to stay with us!

West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The photos are deceptive since they make this hotel look charming. It's not. It's scary. And next to the airport so that -- along with hearing everybody who is talking loudly in the hotel -- you also hear the planes. Rooms are about 50 years out of date. Hair on bathmat. Staff indifferent. Parking scary. Wish we'd known about the...

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan M, Thank you for taking the time to provide your honest feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience at our hotel. Please know that we do not present anything but honest images of our property and amenities on our website. We are a family owned and operated hotel for over 60...

Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel several times and it is great value but, more importantly, it is very welcoming. The decor is very Hawaiian. There is even a little museum on site. The grounds and interior garden area are meticulously cared for. There is a lovely view of the lagoon and sea right across the road. It is within walking...

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Mahalo for your continued support and for choosing to stay with us again and again!

Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was immediately upgraded by the front desk when we checked in and said it was our 25th anniversary. Priscilla on the front desk, and Manuel with security were full of helpful tips and suggestions! Just great people at this hotel, right on Hilo Bay!

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SeasideHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hilo Seaside Hotel, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope your entire stay in Hilo was enjoyable!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 

Additional Information about Hilo Seaside Hotel

Address: 126 Banyan Way, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4647
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $173 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hilo Seaside Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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“It is by the airport, that sound is an airplane.”
 of 5 bubbles masonc926, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good, and the staff makes sure everyone is quiet after the dinner hour.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolynN536, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher levels have views of garden and bay depending on the wing. Lights out around 10:00 pm for families and weary travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles montgota, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There was a lot of activity at the pool, so was glad our room was by the Koi pond, with small balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles samsoncat, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try garden/ocean rooms for quieter experience.”
 of 5 bubbles 588katies, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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