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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

  • Gorgeous view!

    "This is a very comfortable house. Kitchen was clean and well equipped. View is to die for, especially in whale season. The bedrooms and baths are clean and well appointed. Two master suites, plus two other bedrooms. One of the masters is on the ground floor. Quite a few gnats had died in the window sills (a common Hilo issue), but no other bugs were seen. The location is very convenient to Hilo town. The area is quiet and the house feels private even though it's in a neighborhood. I highly recommend this location."
    Guest: Kohala resident Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 29, 2014
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  • Wonderful Stay at the River House

    "My wife and I went to the Big Island to see our daughter, who goes to UH Hilo. We found this house after searching several rental sites.The house was as described on the website. The house has a beautiful yard with multiple tropical plants and the river going right through yard. Can't say more about yard and surroundings. It is beautiful. The house itself is very nice and roomie for two or even three people. The King size bed is very comfortable and there is plenty of drawers and closet space for your packed clothing. TV and Internet work well and kitchen has all you need for making food or baking. What we didn't have Mozela gave to us to use. The house is about 7 minutes from downtown Hilo so close to town and other activities. If there is anything to say against the house it would be that the shower is small, but it works just fine but we were used to a bigger one. And when our daughter stayed with us for a couple days she slept on the futon couch/bed and found one side of the bed to be bumpy and a bit uncomfortable. But again it worked fine and would not be any reason not to stay. If we had it to do again we would defineatly stay here again. We have stayed and many VRBO rentals before and this was one of the best. And the hosts are delightful, very helpful hosts."
    Guest: Steve and Debbie Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014
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  • The PERFECT home away from home!

    "This house was perfect for my team. We LOVED everything about the house and totally enjoyed our stay here...(SORRY FOR THE LATE POST) But we are starting to plan our stay in Hilo again for next year's Haili Volleyball Tournament and we are certainly considering staying here again! Everything was as advertised on the page and in pictures. We had the best time staying home and cooking and just bonding with one another. It was more than comfortable for the 8 of us! AWESOME PLACE...I would recommend it to anyone looking for a cozy home away from home centrally located in Hilo! Mahalo Linda and Edna!"
    Guest: Nathan Y. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • May retreat

    "Rented house for 6 nights. Very nice & website was accurate as portrayed. Spectatcular site on ocean; eating all meals on patio enjoying the view & sounds of birds. Would have benefitted us with instructions of how to operate TV in living room and channel guide. Also no a/c which wasn't needed except for mid afternoon hours, bedrooms were hot for siestas. Kitchen was well appointed to cook for our foursome however tips would be to sharpen knives, fix icemaker & during last 2 days the dishwasher wouldn't work. Overall our stay was enjoyable. Driving the 4 miles off main road took awhile due to 35 mph. Hilo was 1/2 hr but with construction seemed like much longer. Once on the property we really loved it! Great property to enjoy with friends. 2nd bedroom had no tv. Would recommend!"
    Guest: Peggy R. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 28, 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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