The Hilo Seaside Hotel is a great place to stay if you're looking for value-minded
accommodations on the Big Island's east side. You can find the Seaside Hotel
in Hilo on Banyan Drive, a historic avenue that runs along Hilo
Bay. There might not be any great beaches in the Hilo area, but you'll be
ideally situated for side trips to a number of great east side attractions when
you stay at the Hilo Seaside Hotel. With the money that you save on rates, you'll
have more left over for all kinds of fun things to do, such as visiting the
nearby Akaka Falls.
The Seaside Hotel in Hilo will provide you with everything you need to stay
satisfied when you're not out exploring the island, and you can hardly find
any Big Island
hotels that offer friendlier rates.
There are 135 guest rooms at the Seaside Hotel in Hilo, and while they are
relatively basic, they have been renovated and are always kept clean. The standard
amenities aren't overflowing in number, but you can expect cable TV, a small
balcony, air-conditioning, a telephone, a radio alarm clock, a ceiling fan,
and a mini-fridge to be among them. Internet access is offered for a reasonable
fee, and you can request a room with a hair dryer, an iron, or a coffee maker
if you are interested. The guest rooms at the Hilo Seaside Hotel might not be
fancy, but they provide clean and comfortable places to relax when you're not
out visiting attractions such as Hawaii
Volcanoes National Park, which is just a 40-minute drive away.
Other great attractions that are easy to reach from the Seaside Hotel in Hilo include Rainbow Falls, the Big Island Candies Company, and Orchid Farm, all of which deserve a look if you have the time. Back on the tropical grounds of the Seaside Hotel in Hilo, the walking paths that wind through lush gardens and along a carp-filled pond are ideal for relaxing strolls. The small outdoor pool is a good place to seek refreshment when the weather is nice, and there is an on-site bar and restaurant that specializes in casual and affordable cuisine. Downtown Hilo is just a short drive away, and more restaurants await you there if you're looking for other dining options. For those who like to golf, a good 18-hole course is also nearby.
The Hilo Seaside Hotel, like most of the Hilo
hotels, isn't luxurious, but it is clean, safe, and ideally located close
to the island's main airport. Most of the rooms at this discount Big Island
hotel are nonsmoking units, and all travelers will likely appreciate the fact
that the hotel also offers convenient coin-operated laundry facilities. Should
you be interested in staying at the Hilo Seaside Hotel during your Big Island
visit, you might also check out the Kona
Seaside Hotel, which offers a similar lodging option on the island's west
side. The Seaside Hotels brand also includes the Maui
Seaside Hotel, which figures among the more affordable Maui