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Hotel on the ocean in Hilo, Hawaii
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You'll never want to leave

Excellent hotel at a very reasonable price. The view from the "Bay Rooms" is exceptionally nice. The hotel has an excellent Aloha spirit and is a full service hotel. The Hilo Hawaiian is probably the best hotel in Hilo.

Excellent hotel at a very reasonable price. The view from the "Bay Rooms" is exceptionally nice. The hotel has an excellent Aloha spirit and is a full service hotel. The Hilo Hawaiian is probably the best hotel in Hilo.

Things to do on Hawaii

Luaus on the Big Island
Dolphin Excursions on Big Island
Big Island ATV Tours
Helicopter and Air Tours on the Big Island
Dinner and Sunset Cruises on the Big Island
Big Island Land Tours - Hawaii Forest Trail

Beaches near Hilo Hawaiian

Kaunaoa Beach (Mauna Kea Beach)
66.9 miles away (1.4 hour drive)
Anaehoomalu Bay (A-Bay)
69.7 miles away (1.5 hour drive)
White Sands Beach
82.3 miles away (1.7 hour drive)

Hotels, Resorts, and Condos near Hilo Hawaiian

Resort areas near Hilo Hawaiian

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Waikoloa / Mauna Lani
62.6 miles away (1.2 hour drive)
Volcanoes National Park
Mauna Lani
Mauna Kea

Our Story

The story of Great Hawaii Vacations began 26 years ago when the owners honeymooned on the island of Kauai. Their experience on the island captured their hearts and inspired them to spend their lives sharing the love of Hawaii with the world.

Our single goal is to make every traveler feel like Ohana.

It turns out people love passionate personal service! Our clients' word-of-mouth has fueled a very successful business.

Our love for the islands has grown into a dedicated group of travel specialists with first-hand knowledge of Hawaii. Everyone here at Great Hawaii Vacations has the same passion for Hawaii and we would love to share that with you. Let's chat!

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It all starts when you scroll up and enter your phone number. The "Have us call you" button will light up blue. Simply click "Have us call you" to skip the hold time and typically in minutes you'll receive a call from one of our personal travel specialists.

If you've never worked with a travel specialist before, you're in for a treat. This call is all about you. Your team member will listen to exactly what you are looking to experience (local culture, something you're celebrating, checking off your bucket-list, making great new memories, group trip, tell us everything).

Our travel specialists have extensive first-hand knowledge of the islands. We love Hawaii! We have frequented the hotels, made strong friendships with management, and go the extra mile to share fun travel secrets you can check out during your stay.

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Your friendly, knowledgeable travel specialist will answer all of your questions. We'll make sure you are ecstatic, and follow up with any adjustments you may consider. When you're ready, we'll book the trip for you. You will receive your important documentation, confirmations, and of course your complete travel itinerary. You can trust that our specialists are very detail-oriented.

This is when our seamless customer service really begins.

With Great Hawaii Vacations, our single goal is to make every traveler feel like ohana. Your travel specialist is dedicated to your trip. We know you and are here for you through every exciting experience, from tickets to turndown service.

Your travel specialist can help you navigate your grand adventure. We advocate for you during your stay. We make sure you are up to date on travel safety and covid restrictions. Most importantly, we actively look for opportunities to go the extra mile and make sure your trip is special. After all, to us you are ohana.

We're on call until you're home safely. If you're like us, you'll be ready for your next trip as soon as you land. Call Great Hawaii Vacations and we'll do it all again.

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What People Are Saying:

Not a bad place

My friend recommended this place to me based on my desire to be near the Volcano National Park. It was a good choice. We had an oceanview hotel room. It was nice. We went by some of the other hotels near the area and they were kinda scary. We were happy with our choice even more after we saw the other options.
Eric, Pittsburgh, PA

A Welcome

Having just spent a week at Hilo Hawaiian, we found the staff very friendly and helpful. The room we had didn't face the ocean, but that in no way spoiled our stay, and the top quality food more than made up for it. I certainly hope to return again when funds permit.
David Risley, Liphook in Hampshire,

best choice/location

Best stay while visiting our grandson at UH Hilo. What a great location and view. Easy access from airport, quick check-in, very friendly staff. Rooms somewhat musky, but that's due to the humidity which is very high, even during winter time. Loved our stay and look forward to return for Merry Monarch Festival in March/ April.
Joe/Mary Urbano, Monterey Park, Ca.