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Recent Hilo reviews

  • 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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  • Great place to stay in Hilo!

    "We stayed here for a week and it was great! It is right on the shoreline next to a beach park. We were able to see a turtle (known as Radar to the locals) as soon as we got there! The condo is very clean with everything as advertised. It included cooking supplies and other things like bug spray, sunscreen, and supplies in the closet which saved us from having to buy them when we flew in. Donna was also very helpful and accommodating. Definitely would recommend and would stay here again on future visits!"
    Guest: Loman Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • Tropical Paradise....

    "To have the ability to prepare your own meals with the local produce, to enjoy the morning sunrise with a cup of local coffee, to listen to the frogs and waves at night as a lullaby, worth so much more then the nightly price. Very clean, well supplied, decent decor, nice shower, and lots of room. Our family, which includes a 17 year old, was very delighted to have Reeds as our home base for the several nights we stayed. Seeing as we paid over $400 the night before to stay up at the Volcano, our expectations were set low due to the price. Yes, the building is older and its a tad kitche, the locals could scare some not from a larger city...but it was exactly what the doctor ordered. We are all very busy and slowing down to enjoy life is not normal protocol for us however our stay here at Reeds in Hilo made you want to...and so you do."
    Guest: Courtney H. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 3, 2014
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  • Wonderful stay!

    "We just spent 2 weeks at this great little cottage. Wonderful place to stay and great hosts! Would highly recommend for short term or extended stay!"
    Guest: Missing Hawaii Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 20, 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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