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    Dolphin Bay

    333 Iliahi St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2399
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    Traveller (308)
    Room & Suite (76)
    Dining (13)
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good37%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “banana bread” (102 reviews)
    “fresh fruit” (58 reviews)
    “every morning” (57 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 627 reviews

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    Pros: John was a very helpful host, pointing out restaurants and sites to see. Beautiful garden to explore in the back. Convenient parking right next to the room. Free papayas, bananas, and banana bread. A short walk to downtown Hilo. Cons: No AC (but the...More

    1  Thank Jonathan S
    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    We needed a place in Hilo while touring the Big Island. I happened on Dolphin Bay....contacted John and he was very helpful regarding our activities, etc. Upon arrival his staff had several dining recommendations-all spot on. If you want a clean place, great fruit for...More

    2  Thank Tim R
    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    The room was clean, comfortable, quiet, an average and basic property. There are zero amenities offered, nothing to do at the property itself. There is a coffee pot at the front office. Very nice and friendly staff.

    1  Thank RobKeri2
    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    Dolphin Bay was the perfect accommodation for our stay in Hilo: clean, comfortable, and ideally situated for exploration of the town and eastern side of the Big Island. The highlight was the owner, John Alexander, with whom we started each day conversing about his very...More

    3  Thank Norman L
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    We only stayed one night on our way to the airport but it was lovely and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. Good location close to things but quiet. Coffee, fruit and banana bread was great because we had an early flight.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$156 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Island of Hawaii >
    • Hilo
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    • Dolphin Bay Hilo, Hawaii ,
    • Dolphin Bay Hotel Hilo
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    Traveller (308)
    Room & Suite (76)
    Dining (13)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (202)
    Bathroom (11)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    21 reviews
    2.52 km away
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    2 November 2016|
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    Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
    The room I stayed in had two beds. There was three of us as well.
    15 June 2016|
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    Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
    No our room just had a fan over the beds
    Room Tips
    "Call hotel directly to book. It was $79 more on Hotels.com and Trivago"
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    "Most all the rooms are pretty quiet, try and get a ground floor room if you have heavy luggage- no elevator."
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    "I suspect rooms are all very similar. It is John and his team who are the stars."
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    "Rooms facing the back garden"
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