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87 Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI 96720, United States of America – Show map
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Outdoor Pool, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Wired internet is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk, ATM on site, Laundry, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to three children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 20 per person per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night in an extra bed.
One child under 2 years is charged USD 20 per night in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 157 reviews
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A short distance from breathtaking waterfalls and within driving distance of Hawaii National Volcanoes Park, this cozy Hilo hotel offers comfortable accommodations and thoughtful amenities.
Score from 378 reviews Good
Originally plantation worker housing built in 1909, the property was converted into an inn in the 1930s. In downtown Hilo, this hotel features free parking and free Wi-Fi in public areas.
Score from 334 reviews Good
On Hilo Bay, this Big Island hotel is 30 miles from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. All rooms have free internet access. Guest rooms at Hilo Naniloa Hotel offer garden, ocean or harbor views.
Score from 333 reviews Review score
Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood in Hilo just 30 minutes' drive from the Volcano National Park and Mauna Kea, this 1950’s plantation-style guest house features rooms with mountain views.
Score from 188 reviews Very good
Hotel is quite dated. Needs upgrade . And no bar in the hotel!
Location was great. Short walk to downtown and to a couple nice restaurants
Bed and breakfast
It's perfect. Surrounded by the beach, every store is less than a10 min.drive,and it's relaxing! Don't have to deal with a far walk to the cafe or pool or car. It's where I come to when in need of some "off"time.
Breakfast was skimpy--told to get extras at store. Scenic location not really walkable to shops to shops.
Beautiful location on Hilo Bay. Quiet, peaceful, friendly, homey energy. Well stocked general store with coffee drinks and ice cream attached. Enjoyed watching the gardeners meticulously caring for the grounds
Beds were hard as rock and breakfast disappointing.
Nice location and atmosphere. Friendly staff and a big room.
Internet was a bit slow for streaming.
It was a place for sleeping and it did the job. Staff was professional and nice.
I like the old aloha charm
Wi-fi not available in our room. Had to use the lobby. Reservation thru Kayak was not received by hotel when we arrived.
Clean, comfortable and good value.
That I had to leave
All the staff are friendly and helpful except for the lady in the breakfast hall. The breakfast is very simple, only toast and papaya- but I like it because papaya is good enough for me:)
We like the banyan trees around the hotel very much. They are very historical and impressive.
No parking available.
Staff member gave me his parking spot when he finished shift.
Parking is very few so we had to park on the street. Usually Papaya is served for Breakfast but by the time we get to lobby around 8AM, all papaya was gone. They should prepare enough for people staying there each day. No elevator on left wing so we had to drag up suitcase to upper floor.
Very easy access from the airport or downtown.
The bathroom needed a better cleaning.
Our room needed repairs to both the shower & toilet, they were not working properly & should have been noted by housekeeping. Upon reporting, they were repaired.
The staff was welcoming & responsive & helped to make our stay enjoyable. A complementary light breakfast was available & included, fresh local fruits. Also, there were fresh flowers in the lobby each morning for guests to enjoy.
Musty smell, poor lighting.
I was not able to stay longer.
My stay was comfortable.
Nothing it was value for money and would stay there again
Good clean tidy budget accommodation. We didn't even hear the frogs that are in the greater Hilo area
If you are looking for luxury, this is probably not the hotel for you. The decor is stuck in the 1970s. Other than the breakfast, the hotel lacks a restaurant, but there is a small convenience store on the property.
Uncle Billy's is located less that three miles from Hilo Airport. The location on Hilo Bay is close the Queen Lili'uokalani's gardens. The staff members were friendly, and the internet connection was excellent. We appreciated the daily continental breakfast with the fresh papaya. The hotel gardens are lovely, and I enjoyed the small pool as well.
Need to open the bar.... Karaoke lidat..!..Till` about 9:00pm....I would be a winner....Malama Pono
Nice and quiet nite time...close to every where....All good
The room in general was fine, however the sink area looked as though it might fall to the floor and had holes in the formica, there were broken tiles and the bath area looked in need of repair. Thus the price. The staff does make up for it in charm though!
the location was perfect, the staff was friendly and extremely helpful, the breakfast was ample and it had all the necessities, it was also incredibly inexpensive.
We didn't like the carpets in hallway or our room, they were dirty, had an odor and desperately needed to be replaced. We also would have liked a better variety of breakfast choices.
We liked the location, friendly staff. We loved the view of the bay we had and the garden was very beautiful.
Helpful friendly staff, location and adequate morning breakfast particularly the fresh papaya
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