Lodging in Hilo and the Hamakua Coast


Additional Lodging

Besides our recommended lodgings, here are additional accommodations on the Hilo/Hamakua Coast sorted by location. If you book with one of these fine folks, Please tell them you found them on our site.

Hilo and Puna

  1. Akiko’s Budhdist B&B (reviews)

  2. Hilo Bay B&B (reviews)

  3. Hilo Bay Hostel (reviews)

  4. Hilo Honu Inn (reviews)

Hamakua Coast

  1. Hale Nahele (reviews)

  2. Hamakua Hideaway Cliff House

  3. The Palms Cliffhouse Inn (reviews)

Honoka`a and Waipio

  1. Cliff House Hawaii (reviews)

  2. Hamakua Hideaway Treehouse

  3. Hotel Honoka`a Club (reviews)

  4. Mountain Meadow Ranch (reviews)

  5. Waianuhea B&B (reviews)

  6. Waipio Rim B&B (reviews)

  7. Waipio Wayside Inn B&B (reviews)


  1. Waipio Valley

  2. Hilo Town

  3. Volcanoes National Park

  4. Waikoloa/Kohala Coast

Places to Stay in Hilo and along the Hamakua Coast

(our lodging recommendations)

Click on the area of the island you would like to make your home base during your vacation.

  1. The Kona Coast

  1. The Kohala Coast

  1. Waimea and North Coast

  1. Hilo and Hamakua

  1. Volcano Area

The eastern slope of Mauna Kea stretching from Waipio Valley in the north to Hilo in the south is collectively known as the Hamakua Coast. Its tropical rainforests are home to gorgeous waterfalls, lush valleys, abandoned sugar mills, and sleepy plantation towns.

No vacation to The Big Island would be complete without a visit to the Hamakua Coast. In fact, many vacationers make the Hilo/Hamakua Coast their home base for trips to Volcanoes National Park and the southeastern area of the island. Here are our recommendations for lodging in the Hilo/Hamakua area.