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    Pakalana Inn

    132 Punahoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-6308
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    2018-02-04 2018-02-05
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    Traveller (15)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good42%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “paul's place” (13 reviews)
    “farmers market” (21 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 19 May 2016

    Our room in the Pakalana Inn was a bit like Hilo itself: reminiscent of an older Hawaii before resorts, high rises and condos. And I liked them both for exactly that reason. The window louvres caught the breeze off the bay, the bed was comfortable...More

    Thank paulreid23
    Reviewed 5 May 2016

    This is a good one, guys! Rooms are convenient and comfortable, with self check-in and number-pad doors that miraculously work. It's small (I think 5 rooms) and walkable to anywhere in Hilo. We stayed in the smallest (read: cheapest) room no. 2. Had everything we...More

    1  Thank undome
    Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stay here. The rooms are nicely done. It was great for us to have a fridge and microwave. It was like being in a studio apartment. The owner very friendly and helpful by a simple phone call or email. However, no fault...More

    2  Thank TDandDO
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    After a repair/maintenance trip on my own vacation home, I needed a place to stay one night in quaint Hilo Town. What a glorious find; Pakalana Inn. Arriving after dark, I was a bit concern of the little worn building, but was pleasantly astonished when...More

    Thank beachrunner5311
    Response from Neil E, Owner at Pakalana InnResponded 22 February 2016

    Thank you for such a complete and generous review! We hope that success stories like yours will allow expansion with an elevator! Neil

    Reviewed 30 January 2016

    You would never guess what a cute and comfortable small inn this is, from the old storefronts on the street level. Small good restaurant on ground floor. Next door to large farmers'market. Close walk to many restaurants, and not far from beach front parks.Would stay...More

    1  Thank Joan G
    Response from Neil E, Owner at Pakalana InnResponded 22 February 2016

    Joan - our online booking software lets me know if you are a returning guest so don't be surprised if a discount appears in your final billing ;-) Thanks for the nice review! Neil

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$79 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Island of Hawaii >
    • Hilo
    • Also Known As
    • Pakalana Inn Hilo, Hawaii
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    Traveller (15)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
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    Charmaine C
    9 October 2015|
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    Response from Bryankl1 | Reviewed this property |
    Also all rooms now have a/c
    Room Tips
    "quiet, quant, clean and family run"
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    "Room 2 catches the bay breezes and avoids the afternoon sun"
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    "rooms 4 and 5 back onto the parking area so might be more quiet"
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    "Rooms are all hidden away on upper floor; there are 4 sets of 6 stairs to climb."
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