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Dolphin Bay

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana bread”(104 reviews)
“fresh fruit”(59 reviews)
“every morning”(58 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

There are limited choices in Hilo for those who want to avoid a faceless, anonymous hotel -- this is the perfect alternative. It is easy walking distance to downtown Hilo's restaurants and shops, and is set in a pleasant location (a residential street backing onto...More

4  Thank RAKlein
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Totally agree with previous reviews. We loved the singing frogs, but ear plugs are free for people who may not. Perfect experience. Like an international hostel with well travelled guests, but definitely superior accomodations. Book early. We tried to return but they were full.

2  Thank SheriWashingtonState
Reviewed 30 March 2012

My sister and I stayed in Kailua-Kona for two weeks and wanted to experience the rainy rugged other side of the big island. We found the Dolphin Bay on the Tripadvisor web app and were happy we did. The little hotel looks like it was...More

4  Thank CountryHills
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This hotel is a real gem and an oasis!! We are in agreement with other reviewers’ positive comments. DBH is a small smoke-free hotel with only 18 units, off the beaten path, yet near to downtown. We stayed in room #14, a superior studio with...More

4  Thank prairiehawk
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Located a few blocks from downtown Hilo, this hotel is affordable. The backyard has a cool creek and jungle like set up that you can walk through. The kitchenette is a nice addition to saving money while staying there.

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$169 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$169 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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417SM417
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.
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Goddess44
15 June 2016|
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Response from P A | Reviewed this property |
No our room just had a fan over the beds
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"Book about 30 days in advance"
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"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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