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Dolphin Bay

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Seasoned guidance for a wide range of Big Island adventures. Walking distance to downtown Hilo. Clean quiet & reasonable. All rooms with kitchens. Free WiFi Internet available. Rated nicest small hotel in Hilo.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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My husband and I have stayed here many times, and we would never go anywhere else in Hilo! John Alexander (the owner) can not only give you information about the popular places to visit, but he also gives tips on where to go to avoid the crowds. He provides us with new
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Stayed three nights at the Dolphin Bay and enjoyed it. Nice room with a living area, kitchen & bedroom. Very nice informative host and helpful, friendly workers. Great WIFI. Coffee, bread and fresh fruit available for breakfast. We will stay there again when in Hilo.
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Response from John A, Manager at Dolphin Bay
Responded 4 weeks ago
Mahalo -
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This is a family run hotel. It is clean and cozy and the staff is very friendly and helpful. They have coffee, fresh fruit and wonderful banana available in the morning. Good internet in the rooms. Walking distance to the ocean and waterfront shops . Lots of restaurants with a
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My daughter and I really enjoyed this quaint hotel. It was so relaxing and quiet. It was spotless! The breakfast was unique by picking your own banana from the stalk and enjoying the other fruit provided! The banana bread was WONDERFUL - could have eaten it 3 meals a day!
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Loved this hotel, it was like a step back in time for us, the front desk lady chatted with us and took us directly to our room. The bed had white pressed sheets, and everything in the room was spotlessly clean. The kitchenette was also spotless and it was just such a pleasure to
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Some of nature right outside the door
There are three of us traveling. Do you have two beds in the room or a bed and a sofa?
The room I stayed in had two beds. There was three of us as well.
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A/C Does it have air conditioning? Thanks, Lynne
No our room just had a fan over the beds
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No pets are not allowed. But if you have a service animal you may want to call and ask them
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What are check-in and check-out times?
Small central city older place. Not rigid on times as chains. No air by the way.
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Hi, How far from the Hilo airport please? How far from this hotel to the Volcano Park please? Is that easy to find ? Thanks!
Aloha We are located about 4 miles from he Hilo Airport, and 28 miles/ 40 minutes from the Volcano Park. When you arrive we will get out the maps and go over them with you. Aloha John
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"You can even borrow their cat if you need a "fur fix"."
"They're all great."
"We were on ground level but the rooms on 2nd floor have balconies."
"We were in the second story end room (19, I think) and it was great."
"We would stay here if we went to Hilo again. Don't expect anything fancy, but it has everything you need."
US$158 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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