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Big Island Hotels

Dolphin Bay Hotel

  • 333 Iliahi St. Map It
  • Hilo
  • Local Flavor


  • Great value
  • Full kitchens in all units
  • Extremely helpful and pleasant staff
  • Weekly rates are a good deal


  • No pool
  • No phones in the rooms

Updated 01/06/2014

Fodor's Review

Units in this circa-1950s motor lodge are modest, but charming, clean, and inexpensive. A glowing lava flow sign marks the office and bespeaks owner John Alexander's passion for the volcano. Stunning lava pictures adorn the common area, and Alexander is a great source of information for visiting the national park and for exploring the back roads of Hilo. Coffee and fresh fruit are offered daily. Four blocks from downtown Hilo, in a residential area called Puueo, the hotel

borders a verdant 2-acre Hawaiian garden with jungle trails and shady places to rest. Guests of the hotel return repeatedly, and it's ideal for families who seek a home base.

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Hotel Information


333 Iliahi St., Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 18 rooms, 12 studios, 4 1-bedroom units, 1 2-bedroom unit
  • No meals

Updated 01/06/2014


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