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Recent Hilo reviews

  • Highlight of our Big Island adventure!

    "The 4 nights at this condo were the best of our 8-night stay on the Big Island. We loved being close to Hilo but far enough outside of oldtown to hear frogs at night & roosters in the morning - like music! Few steps away to Carlsmith Park & swimming with turtles seems now like a dream! Recommend breakfast at Coconut Grill - also HI Botanical Gardens just north of Hilo - standing in volcanic steam vents in Volcano Natl Park - all great adventures! Can't wait to go back!! No AC at condo so be sure to open bedroom windows & front door to catch trade winds, although unusually humid when we were there. Highly recommended!!!"
    Guest: Life-long best girlfriends Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 19, 2014
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  • A Hidden GEM on the Big Island

    "Not to start any debate but I strongly disagree with the latest comment that was made. If you read the information about the rental you would be very happy with the accommodations, price and location. For $90 this is a steal and truly a hidden gem on the Big Island. Hotels are 3x that price and have nothing close to the atmosphere, location, and experience. If you want to avoid a little cob-web, ditch the heat, and be in AC..... this is NOT THE PLACE FOR YOU! However, if you love the fresh air, trade winds and morning showers with sunny afternoons this is it! The unit is clean, nice in size and has everything you need to have a relaxing getaway. The owners are very friendly and helpful in any way they can. We felt like part of the family here as they shared the ALOHA Spirit during our stay! We would come again without a doubt!! Thanks for the great place!"
    Guest: Tiberius Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Beyond Expectation for the price.

    "Our family 2A+2C stayed in this cosy bungalow for 4 nights. The accomodation was very clean and well presented.The bathroom and kitchen were both modern with all amenities provided. Check-in was easy and our security deposit was promptly returned. It is a short drive north of Hilo in a peaceful neighbourhood. We had an easy drive to the Volcanoes National Park as well as Mauna Kea from here. We would highly recommend this accomodation."
    Guest: Judy W. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 28, 2014
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  • Our second stay in this beautiful home!

    "This was our second stay at this lovely home in Kea'au. The pictures do not do it justice. So much love and care has gone into the building of this home. The personal touches are lovely--the unique wood details and craftsmanship, the stained glass touches throughout. If you want to 'get away', just a few minutes on the lanai with the ocean crashing on the lava will completely relax you! We also had a very unique unique experience here. Hurricane Iselle hit the Big Island straight on from the East during our stay. The owners, Jack and Barbara, could not have been more helpful or concerned. Living half an hour away, this was something they had to endure and survive as well. They gave me information and helped me to make the decisions I needed to to keep my family safe. And we were fine. While it was the most terrifying experience we've ever been through, the house withstood the winds, pounding rain, and surf surges. We did lose electricity and running water, so our last few days there were more like a Little House on the Prairie experience. Unsolicited (in fact it never even entered our minds), Jack and Barbara offered to refund us some money for our inconvenience. Talk about caring and accommodating! (they also did not have running water or electricity. For weeks!) It was a unique and hopefully once in a lifetime experience. My 13 year old nephew and 15 year old niece were traveling with us; they have quite the story to tell when they go back to school! I can't recommend this house, the Puna area, or Jack and Barbara enough. And we can't wait to book our trip again for next year!"
    Guest: Tamra C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 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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