Hostel Overview

Situated in Hilo and with Coconut Island Beach reachable within 2.8 km, The Big Island Hostel features a tour desk, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. The property is around 3 km from Reeds Bay Beach, 2.1 km from University of Hawaii, Hilo and 4.2 km from Rainbow Falls. The accommodation offers entertainment staff and a shared kitchen.

With a shared bathroom fitted with a shower and a hairdryer, some units at the hostel also feature a balcony. At The Big Island Hostel the rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Hilo, like hiking, snorkelling and cycling.

Popular points of interest near The Big Island Hostel include The Pacific Tsunami Museum, Lyman Museum & Mission House and Bayfront Beach Park. The nearest airport is Hilo International Airport, 2 km from the hostel.

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This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

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This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

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The double room features air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a shared bathroom boasting a bath and a shower. The double room has a balcony. The unit has 1 bed.

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The double room provides air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a shared bathroom featuring a shower and a hairdryer. The unit offers 2 beds.

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This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

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Facilities of The Big Island Hostel

Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, WiFi everywhere

Canoeing, Cycling, Diving, Fishing, Golf course (within 3 km), Hiking, Horse riding, Snorkelling, Windsurfing

Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Grocery deliveries

Front-desk/reception area services
Lockers, Private check-in/check-out, Tour desk

Common areas
Games room, Garden, Shared kitchen, Shared lounge/TV area

Entertainment and children services
Entertainment staff

Cleaning services
Daily maid service

Business facilities

Adult only, Air conditioning, Designated smoking area, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours

Untill 12:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform The Big Island Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guest are required to show a plane ticket out of Hilo or Kona.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2024 - Update now

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  • The Sebel Hawkesbury was excellent. Great friendly staff and excellent rooms. 11/10 Highly recommend this Hotel
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