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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Hilo reviews

  • Nice get-away

    "Great value! A lot of house for money. Perfect for a couple. It was easy to get into the 'go Hawaiian' mode and go barefoot as soon as we got there. Secluded with lots of lush tropical vegetation in a quiet neighborhood. Although the wildlife can get a bit raucous at night. Even though not a direct ocean view, this was an easy remedy to walk 100 feet and have instant ocean. The lava "beach" was way cool, nice to sit at the cliff and watch the ocean and to hike along and explore the lava beach. Also nice to listen to the ocean at night in bed. We saw geckos on the wall, friendly visitors in my opinion. Good luck as I understand from the locals. House was comfortable and bigger than I anticipated. Clean and had everything we needed. Location not an unreasonable drive back to Hilo, and a great location for getting to Volcano National Park. Owner responsive and helpful with any questions I had."
    Guest: Michael S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 30, 2014
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  • Beautiful, Clean, and Highly Recommended

    "My husband and I visited last month with our two children, ages 10 & 16. This was our first trip to the Big Island, and we were absolutely thrilled when we arrived at this beautiful home. It was just like the pictures, and exactly as described. Had fun swimming during our down time, and playing games (provided by the homeowner) on the lanai in the evening. Very well maintained and CLEAN (which is a big deal to me…I consider myself VERY picky when it comes to a clean hotel). We stayed for 3 nights while exploring Volcanoes National Park, which was a very easy drive from this location. In fact, everything about this place was easy…from booking, to finding the home, to communicating with the property manager. I would absolutely return, and definitely recommend this home to anyone looking to stay on the Hilo side of the island. The only thing that could be considered a "downside" to some (but not to us)! is that it's not close to anything (restaurants, shopping, etc). It's probably a good 20-30 minute drive to most places, and a bit farther to the volcanoes. The other thing to consider is that the main living area, master bedroom, kitchen, are all on the second floor, so if you have trouble walking up stairs I would probably not rent this home."
    Guest: amy p. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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  • Perfect home with all you'll need

    "Very friendly people and superb and accommodating hosts, Kepi and Jim have created a little Garden of Eden on their property. We were lodged in a building full of small personal touches and surrounded by a wonderful tropical garden. On to the 1 bd apt Honu 2, we were pleasantly surprised by the spacious and tasteful decor; it was simply beautiful! Our stay was amazingly relaxing, not to mention an incredible value... Downtown Hilo, and the farmers’ market, is only a 15 minute drive away, and the apartment is also conveniently located for visiting the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and exploring the southeastern area of the Big Island. Highly recommended!"
    Guest: Tibor B. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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  • Nice place ,with new owner it shows

    "Rating Details: I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was very clean. The property manager was more than helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: the place was all you can ask for had everything you needed in fact more chairs then needed after the new owner showed up one day with five old dinning chairs to apparently store here! Oh well no biggie just seems odd they didn't fit anywhere. Then the day I'm leaving she's at the door (10:55 am) with a shopping cart full of nick knacks saying she needs to add more things ? Thank goodness I was all packed but still had to get her to move her cart out of the door way so I could pick up my stuff and get out the door. She was very nice though ."
    Guest: Michael W. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 2, 2014
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Hilo Travel Tips

Hilo Lodging for Big Island Relaxation

On the Island of Hawaii, you will find Big Island vacation rentals to suit you in the Hilo District. The quaint, historic city, dating back to 1100 AD, sits on the curve of Hilo Bay. It is a lush green area with an array of historic sites contained within the city. Once famous for sugar cane production, the falling market and two horrific tsunamis mean the area around your Hilo lodging choice is now a thriving and relaxed tourist location. Hilo condos are the best choices for independent travelers seeking to create unique vacation experiences.

Hilo Lodging for Volcanic Beauty All around You

The reason for Hawaii’s unique beauty is its volcanic make-up. Big Island vacation rentals are ideally situated to explore some of these natural wonders. One of the areas that best graphically demonstrates this is the Nanawale Forest Reserve where, centuries ago, a flow of lava hit a path of wet O’hia trees. The lava then cooled, leaving vertical, hollow tubes of lava where the trees once stood. Now from Hilo condos, hikers can walk the park to see these natural wonders. Also at the Reserve is Aimakapa Fish Pond, home to many rare birds, a habitat for local stilt and coot and a breeding ground for pied-billed grebe. Hilo lodging is an ideal location for bird-watching and taking in the sights of this area.

Hilo Condos for Relaxation and Rainforest Beauty

The uniqueness of Hawaii does not stop with the volcanic wonders on the doorstep of Big Island vacation rentals. Also exclusive to the Island is the USA’s only tropical Rainforest Zoo. The Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo, close to Hilo condos, is home to over 60 animals including a rare white Bengal tiger. Getting back to nature is easy in your Hilo lodging choice.

Big Island Vacation Rentals Are in Beautiful Locations

Nature-lovers will also enjoy a visit to Nani Mau Gardens, close to most Hilo lodging choices. The garden boasts a collection of specimens of every flowering plant native to the Islands. It is also home to one of the world’s finest collections of orchids. These Big Island vacation rentals are ideal to visit Nani Mau, meaning “forever beautiful,” where you can appreciate how plants are a vital part of Hawaiian culture. One more visit for renters of Hilo condos will no doubt be the Imiloa Astronomy Center with its exhibits and shows about the culture, history and astronomy of this beautiful place.

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