$105 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 2, 2015 Check-out: Aug 3, 2015

Hilo Seaside Hotel

2 stars
View map of 126 Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI 96720

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
247 reviews
Awsome hotel

The staff was very friendly. I plan on staying here on my next visit to Hilo, See full review

  • john b.
  • May 31, 2015
Best Hotel in Hilo

Love staying here when visiting from Oahu. Great location. Awesome staff. Clean. 300 ft walk from a... See full review

  • Np21
  • Jan 15, 2015
The locally owned Hilo Seaside Hotel offers guests Island-style budget accommodations and a convenient location near downtown Hilo and the airport. The hotel is built around a swimming pool and landscaped with gardens and ponds. An on-site restaurant and free parking add extra value. Just across the street, the picturesque Hilo Bay is trimmed in green foliage and dotted with small catamarans.
Location
Hilo Seaside Hotel sits across the street from a sheltered bay and just off historic Banyan Drive in central Hilo. Liliuokalani Park and Gardens is within a few minutes' walk, and a 9-hole golf course is just across the street. The sleepy town of Hilo offers visitors a view of "real Hawaii" life and easy access to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Rooms
Hilo Seaside Hotel offers simple Island-style guest accommodations, including a few rooms designated for smokers. Each features views of the hotel gardens or the bay, plus air conditioning, a ceiling fan, TV, mini-refrigerator and private balcony. In-room high-speed Internet access available (fees may apply). Request in advance for an in-room microwave or coffee-maker.
Property features
Stay cool at Hilo Seaside Hotel's large outdoor swimming pool, or build a local-style tan on the sundeck. Enjoy a quiet moment in Hilo Seaside Hotel's manicured Japanese rock garden or Hawaiian tropical garden.

The hotel offers dining 7 days a week at Coconut Grill, a steak and seafood restaurant. Hilo is packed with tasty eateries and cafés, including local favorite Ken's House of Pancakes.
Highlights
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • 9-hole golf course across the street
  • Private guest room balconies with views
  • On-site restaurant open daily
Nearby attractions
  • Pacific Tsunami Museum (1.8 mi/2.9 km)
  • Lyman Museum (1.8 mi/2.9 km)
  • Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (5.7 mi/9.1 km)
  • Akaka Falls (10.7 mi/17.3 km)
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (35 mi/56.4 km)
Transportation
  • Hilo International Airport (3.2 mi/5.1 km)

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Hilo Seaside Hotel Rooms

Deluxe
Spacious guest room with one king or two double beds, remote controlled TV, clock radio, refrigerator, A/C, tropical ceiling fan,coffee and tea maker, iron and ironing board, black out drapes and large private lanai with a beautiful view of Hilo Bay. This room is nearest the lobby and restaurant. Free WiFi.
Standard Room
Guest room with one king or two double beds located further away from the lobby but offers each guest a quiet atmosphere among our anthurium and orchid gardens. Each room includes a remote controlled TV, clock radio,refrigerator, A/C, tropical ceiling fan,coffee and tea maker, iron and ironing board, and black out drapes. Free WiFi.
Superior Garden
Large guest room with one king or two double beds overlooking our Japanese Rock Garden or our Hawaiian Tropical Garden in our quiet area of this quaint hotel.Each room includes a remote controlled TV, clock radio,refrigerator, A/C, tropical ceiling fan,coffee and tea maker, iron and ironing board, and black out drapes. Free WiFi.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
Accessible facilities

Dining

Coconut Grill
Located on the lobby level of the hotel and features many local favorites. This is the restaurant that serves our complimentary breakfasts.
Verna's
Local style drive in adjacent to the hotel offering tasty island food to go!
Ken's
While open 24 hours, they are famous for their breakfast items

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Hilo Seaside Hotel

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
247 out of 247
Amenities:
3.4
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
3.7
Location:
4
Value:
4

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous User
San Francisco, CA
Sep 5, 2012

Decent place at a decent price

It's a regular motel at a regular motel price. Nothing too fancy, but it does the job, especially if you're here just for a good night's sleep and a hot shower in the morning. You're not paying 5 star prices, so don't expect 5 star luxury. Other than that, it's a great place to stay. It's really close to downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
D L.
Business
N/A
Jun 3, 2015

Travel pleasure

Hotel is located in good location, but the room so old.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
john b.
Business
Grove City
May 31, 2015

Awsome hotel

The staff was very friendly. I plan on staying here on my next visit to Hilo,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
valentin78
Business
houston
May 5, 2015

Trip around Hilo

I would definitely recommend this place. The room was clean, wi-fi working great, friendly staff and good location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
valentin78
Business
Houston
May 5, 2015

Trip around hilo

Great place. The room was clean and the staff friendly. 1.5 miles from downtown. Free parking and wi-fi in room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Aggies 75
Business
N/A
Feb 4, 2015

I rated it between 2 and 3

The hotel is clean and quiet. For a night, it is OK since all other hotels in that town are expensive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

For the convenient to go up the volcano, it is ok to stay for one night.

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Marie66
Business
Waconia
Jan 25, 2015

Good for Zhilo

Hotel was clean. Good location. Rating would have been lower if on mainland. Good for a one night stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Frances L.
Business
N/A
Jan 23, 2015

day trip to Hilo

Breakfast was included - this was a terrific advantage - and.. it was an excellent breakfast. Wifi - didn't work in our room - but it did work in the lobby. Maid forgot to make up our room until we complained. The handicapped room was very small and not very suitable for wheel chair access - (those wheel chairs take up a lot of space) Staff were friendly . oh - and the room was very noisy - ask for a room away from the highway.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Jackie and Ken
Business
N/A
Jan 21, 2015

good overnight choice

Good choice for 1 night, convent to attractions.. Older hotel butveryclean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Np21
Business
N/A
Jan 15, 2015

Best Hotel in Hilo

Love staying here when visiting from Oahu. Great location. Awesome staff. Clean. 300 ft walk from a great local drive Inn VERNA'S. Right across an ice pond to swim. Family-friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

300ft walk to local drive Inn VERNA'S

Review of Hilo Seaside Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Steve
Business
N/A
Jan 12, 2015

business

Very good for the money and location. Great staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Farmers market.

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