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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

  • 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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  • THE OCEAN VIEW CANNOT BE DESCRIBED

    "My wife and I stayed at Sea Watch in June of 2014. This wonderful house is literally right on the ocean. We were about 40 feet from the water setting 30 feet about the pounding surf and could feel the salt spray at times. The house was very spacious and had every amenity you would ever need. Sam was right next door to answer any questions and concerns I we had any. The great thing about renting a place like this instead of staying in a hotel room is the many extras you have in the form of maps and books about the island and all of its many treasures. I would recommend this as a perfect place to get away and relax and let the ocean lull you to sleep."
    Guest: Charles M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 4, 2014
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  • Great Hilo condo

    "This one bedroom condo was everything we wanted for an east side stay of five days. It is conveniently located within walking distance to Hilo's downtown section but is not so close as to be noisy, if downtown Hilo ever gets noisy. The view from the two lanai's (living room and bedroom) gave us a perfect spot to watch the lunar eclipse. Restaurants are close by as is the ocean. We will be back."
    Guest: jiminak Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 27, 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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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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