The Bay House

42 Pukihae St., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, 96720, United States | B&B
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This B&B, located on 42 Pukihae St., Hilo, is near Pacific Tsunami Museum, Mauna Loa Observatory, and East Hawaii Cultural Center.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews The Bay House Hilo

    Nice room but noisy

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    I found the Bay House to be clean and comfortable but also very noisy with a main road right outside the window and airplane traffic noise. With that we could barely hear the surf right outside the other window.

    We were delighted

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    When we arrived at the Bay House Tina, the owner, let us choose one of the two unrented rooms. It was a difficult choice as both rooms were lovely and appealing. The room we chose was a corner room and the sound of the ocean was as if the waves were right below us. We also had a spacious lanai, and a great view of the bay. We were very pleased with the decor and how clean and fresh the room was. Tina has done a good job in making you feel "at home" when you stay at the Bay House too with the common area with refridgerator and the special snacks she had on hand. She also has an abundant book supply of the local area and the islands. We discovered our room included those little touches of home, with the extras of soaps etc. and we were surprised to find a beautiful arrangement of fresh flowers on the second day of our visit. There is no doubt if we ever visit Hilo again we will stay at the Bay House and highly reccommend it to all. Oh, and for a great dinner try Cafe Pesto in Hilo. It was incredible!

    Paradise

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    We spent 4 wonderful nights at the Bay House in early April. This is a great place to stay. At night you fall asleep to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. Breakfast is put out each morning for you to eat on your private lanai. The bay is right outside your window. We used the cliff side jacuzzi at least once a day! This was the best of all the places we stayed while in the islands. The host was wonderful. She supplied anything that you could need and had information to help you decide what you wanted to do (books about Hawaii, resturant info, etc...) We stayed in the Harbor Room and it was beautiful. The Bay House spoiled us. After staying there, nothing else measured up.

    Slow refund and high cancellation charge

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    I made reservation by calling on the phone about 5 weeks before my scheduled trip. I asked for the cancellation policy and was told 72 hours prior to check in. I had to cancel about three weeks before my arrival, and it took them three weeks to process my refund. They also took out $20 from the refund which they didn't inform me at the time I booked the reservation nor at the time I cancelled the reservation.

    Just like the rest: the bayhouse was excellent!!

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    the bayhouse b&b was a great find. the owners were very nice and helpful. the room we stayed in was big and clean. beautiful view of the ocean from the lanai to eat breakfast or kick back. the sound of the waves and the palms in the wind to fall asleep with. within walking distance from downtown hilo. we definitely would recommend the bayhouse.

    Great place to stay

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    I agree with the other reviews--you can't go wrong if you choose to stay here. The rooms were clean and comfy, the self-serve breakfasts were good and included something for everyone. The view was great and the sound of water lapping against the shore was hypnotic.

    Eye popping view of Hilo Bay

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    Wow! Walk in the front door and there it is, an eye popping view of Hilo Bay. This has to be the best "new find" in Hilo. Cool breezes, breakfast on the oceanfront lanai, comfy bed, and the hot tub was just what we needed after our days activities. An outstanding accomodation!

    Wonderful find!

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    We spent 2 nights here and loved it. Immaculate, tastefully decorated rooms, spacious bath--much better than our hotel on Oahu! Simple breakfast (fruit, pastry, coffee/tea, cereal, etc.) but when you're eating on the lanai overlooking the bay, feels like a feast. Guest area has a fridge and other amenities so you can bring back takeout, enjoy a bottle of wine. It's a private home, and the family wing is right next door, but the B&B rooms have a separate entrance and feel very secluded. We'll definitely stay here again if we get a chance to return to the Big Island.

    Wonderful B+B

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    Stayed two nights at this lovely B+B (our first two nights of our two week trip). Very pretty and comfortable (and big!) room. Great lanai to eat your breakfast on, and its right on the bay so you fall asleep to island breezes and waves on the shore. About a 45 minute drive to the volcano park and 10 minutes from the airport.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Bay House Hilo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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