With its beautiful location on Hilo Bay and historic Banyan Drive, the very affordable 2-star Hilo Seaside is a good hotel for anyone who wants a clean, friendly place to stay while visiting the many attractions on the east side of the Big Island. Family owned and run, the hotel is noted for its service and warm aloha spirit. Property amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant, complimentary parking and laundry facilities.
One of the oldest towns in Hawaii is Hilo, which is a quick 5 minute drive from the hotel. The town has recently gone through a resurgence with many of the old buildings renovated and turned into quaint cafes, shops and restaurants – well worth a stroll through. While in the area, check out the famous Big Island Candies, a must stop for locals visiting from the other islands.
The Coconut Grill located next to the hotel, featuring American, Hawaiian, and Asian-fusion cuisine in a casual atmosphere with very reasonable prices. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are also quite a few good restaurants in the town of Hilo, check out the Farmer’s Market, the largest in the state, that offers many food items to take home as gifts.
The Hilo Seaside is a very basic budget hotel but it is ideally situated to take advantage of all the things to see and do, including a continuously active volcano since 1983, only about 45 minutes away. This is a perfect hotel for families, offering a great deal of personal service and true aloha spirit at very reasonable prices.