Hotels in Hilo, HI

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Hilo, The Big Island, HI
May 25 — May 262
Hilo, The Big Island, HI
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When to book a hotel in Hilo

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Low SeasonJanuarycheapest month to stay
High SeasonMarchmost expensive time to stay
50%expected price decrease
58%expected price increase

Price

$117 - $560

Highest day of weekSundayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekWednesdayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$233is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$169is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Hilo is: 1-2 star, -1 days before. 3 star, -1 days before.

1-2 star

$114 - $123

3 star

$176 - $187


Hilo travel tips

Hilo City has minimal public transportation options, and most tourists depend on rental cars or shared rides, especially when traveling to urban areas or to destinations, such as Volcano Town, Highway 11, 421 Makalika, Highway 420, Highway 220, and Hilo International Airport. However, Hele-On Bus provides affordable bus services to Banyan, Kamehameha, Hwy19, University of Hawaii, Mountain View, Keaau, Leilani Estates, Pahoa, Kailua Kona, Kealakekua, Honaunau, and Honalo. They offer monthly passes and discounts to people with disabilities, seniors, and students that possess valid student identification cards. Hele-On taxi ride-shares also provide services to outlying regions.


How much does a hotel in Hilo cost per night?

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4-star hotels

Cheapest $149

Average $259

Most expensive $341

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Where to stay in Hilo

Banyan Avenue is within walking distance of the city center, making it a great spot for business travelers that want to save on cost and time. Cheap hotels in Hilo, such as the Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel, located on Bayan Avenue, offer great business amenities. For romantic gateways, the downtown area is a great choice for nighttime fun. Find cheap hotels in Hilo, such as the Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo on Kamehameha Avenue, and enjoy couples amenities. This hotel is easily accessed via the Hele-On bus. For family gateways and tourist travelers, check out the main areas of the city. You will find most attraction sites on 369 Nene Street, in Volcano Town, and along Kamehameha Avenue. After enjoying swimming and snorkeling at Richardson Ocean Park, take a Hele-On ride share to At the Beach with Friends if you need to rest.


Learn about attractions and sights in Hilo

Visit the Pacific Tsunami Museum, on Kamehameha Avenue, via the Hele-On bus. The museum is dedicated to honoring those who died during the 1946 pacific tsunami and the 1960 Chilean tsunami. Enjoy some natural landscapes at Hawaii Volcano National Park, Volcano Town. It is home to two active yet safe volcanoes, Mauna Lora and Kilauea. The journey is made possible by renting a car or through Hele-On ride shares. For nature trips, take the Hele-On bus to Rainbow Falls. The falls entrance visitors with colorful mist while the surrounding area provides hiking trails and bird watching. For shopping, visit Prince Julio Plaza along Highway 11, using Hele-On ride-shares. Lastly, The Hilo Farmers Market, which takes place on Kamehameha Avenue, sells ice cream and tropical fruits, and can be accessed via the Hele-On bus. Book hotels in Hilo near the attraction sites.

Hilo City is popular for serving Hawaii cuisines, such as Kalua pig, Poi, salmon, Poke, chicken long rice, and Lilikoi. Also, Hilo hotels, such as the Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast on Pukihae Street serve international dishes. The downtown neighborhoods house lounges, sports bars, karaoke venues, bars, and theaters, all offering a vibrant night scene. Hotels in Hilo, such as the Naniloa Hotel and Resort in the city center, has a large space for music performances, as well as an onsite bar.

Events and festivals occur throughout the year. The city is popular for producing original cacao. In February, visit the Hawaii Crown Plantation and Chocolate Factory on Kilauea Avenue via a Hele-On ride share and enjoy a tour through the cacao farm and factory. Also, enjoy the smoothies, chocolate drinks, and snacks sold here. Before the beginning of Easter, attend the nonprofit Merrie Monarch Festival on Pilalini Street to honor King David Kalakaua Legacy. Access the venue via a Hele-On bus. Visit Mokuola, also called Coconut Island, in June for the Kamehameha Day Celebration that takes place in honor of Hawaii’s first king, the great Kamehameha. Attend the Hawaii Volcano National Park Cultural Festival in Volcano Town, which is made possible by Hele-On ride shares, and enjoy the Hawaii culture and dishes. In November, Black and White Night in downtown Hilo offers great entertainment, fun, and a variety of local dishes.


Information about staying in Hilo

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The average length of stay in Hilo is 2 nights.

On average, rooms will be priced around $322 per night when booking a hotel in Hilo; however the price you pay for your room will vary significantly depending on seasonality, location and facilities.

In January prices are at their lowest and represents the most cost effective time to book a hotel room in Hilo. You may find the cost of your room has decreased by 50%.

Hotel rooms in Hilo are generally cheapest on Tuesday and more costly on Saturday.

$132 is how much a hostel (and up to 2 star hotels) in Hilo could cost you each night. Booking a hostel could save you $190 when compared to the average price of a hotel in Hilo.

While temperatures are typically very high in Hilo during May, there is a higher chance for rainfall as the average for the month is about 8.1″. Taking into account the higher potential for rain in May, those staying at a hotel in Hilo should plan to visit popular indoor attractions such as Ala Moana Center, Whalers Village, and Fort DeRussy.

Yes, Hilo does have vacation rentals. Of the 39 vacation rentals in Hilo, Hilo Vacation Rental is the most popular among our users. Find vacation rentals in Hilo.


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Charming Historic Hilo House Minutes To Beach!

Charming Historic Hilo House Minutes To Beach!

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.8
$218

Orchid Tree B&B

6 Makakai Place, Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.4
$218
Hilo Condo with Pool Steps from Carlsmith Beach Park

Hilo Condo with Pool Steps from Carlsmith Beach Park

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

8.1
$178
Mauna Loa Shores #405 1 Bedroom Condo

Mauna Loa Shores #405 1 Bedroom Condo

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.0
$326

Waterfront Condo W/ Shared Pool & Private Lanai- Steps To Shops & Restaurants!

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.0
$256

Hilo - Lopaka's Family Lodge - Hilo Walk to Boiling Pots

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

10.0
$178

Elegant 1937 Home Steps Away from Black Sand Beaches

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.9
$689

Waterfront in heart of Hilo, 1 block to hotels. Built on pond w/ fish & turtles.

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.0
$405
Home Brought Back To Life Hidden Off One Of Hilo's Main Streets

Home Brought Back To Life Hidden Off One Of Hilo's Main Streets

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

10.0
$336
Nice And Cozy Apartment On The Municipal Golf Course In Hilo

Nice And Cozy Apartment On The Municipal Golf Course In Hilo

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

10.0
$165

Hilo Downtown Condo Walk to Beaches

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

8.0
$138
Ocean View 2brm With Beach Park Next Door

Ocean View 2brm With Beach Park Next Door

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.5
$243

Hale Leilani

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.2
$291

Stay Play Aloha ❀ Hale Lani ~ Volcano❀Beaches❀Hawaiian Culture❀Waterfalls

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.1
$192

Private house studio with jungle feel but with the convenience of Hilo town.

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

$165

Hilo Terrace Ohana A

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

10.0
$193

Stay Play Aloha ~ Hale Mala ~ Volcano ❀ Beaches ❀ Hawaiian Culture ❀ Waterfalls

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.7
$203

Hawaii Life Rentals presents Maluhia Kahakai

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.5
$284

Full kitchen, walk-in shower, blocks from the beach!

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States

9.6
$372

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