Charming Historic Hilo House – Minutes to Beach!

Sleeps 63 BR2 BA


Hula your way to Hawaiian paradise when you book this fully restored 1960's vacation rental house! This 3-bedroom, 2-bath Hilo home features a covered lanai and peek-a-boo ocean views from the yard. The University of Hawaii campus is a mere 1 block away while downtown Hilo is just an 8-minute drive north. Relax at Reeds Bay Beach Park, visit Coconut Island, or get a bird's-eye view of the island from a helicopter. Don't forget about Rainbow Falls home to an ancient Hawaiian goddess!


  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Near Ocean
  • Kitchen


Location Details

BEACHES & PARKS: Hilo Bay Beach Parks (3.1 miles), Honoli'i Beach Park (5.3 miles), Onekahakaha Beach Park - sheltered shallow swimming, great for little ones! (5.4 miles), Carlsmith Beach Park - spectacular salt and freshwater lagoons (5.9 miles), Richardson Ocean Park - black sand beach, snorkeling (7.0 miles), Kehena Black Sand Beach (30.1 miles)

OUTDOOR FAVORITES: Hilo Municipal Golf Course (1.4 miles), Liliuokalani Park and Garden and Coconut Island (2.8 miles), Wailuku River State Park (3.3 miles), Rainbow Falls (3.4 miles), Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (9.5 miles), Akaka Falls State Park (17.9 miles)

ADVENTURES & ATTRACTIONS: The University of Hawaii at Hilo (1 block), Hilo Daijingu (0.5 miles), Historic Downtown Hilo - restaurants, shopping, theatre, and more (2.8 miles), Kilauea Visitor Center in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (27.3 miles), Mauna Kea (42.1 miles), Kona (75.9 miles)

DINE & SHOP: Cafe 100 (2.1 miles), Big Island Candies (2.1 miles), Hilo Farmers Market (2.8 miles), Pineapples (2.9 miles)

AIRPORTS: Hilo International Airport (4.0 miles), Kona International Airport (74.8 miles)


15 reviews
  • Short vacay


    Stayed at this property for 4 nights. Plenty of space for a family of four. Great location in safe and quiet neighborhood.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Hilary B.
    Published September 22, 2022
  • House was nice and spacious located in a safe neighborhood.


    The only problem I had is that I wasn’t aware that the shower in the house wasn’t working only the shower outside by the laundry room. Over all everything was fine and expected had no other problems.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published July 12, 2022
    Manager's Response:

    Hi Samiuela, the homeowners have asked us to share this response:
    Thank you for your comments. The house has two indoor bathrooms, and both showers are working. There's a lip on the spout that you pull down to start the shower. We did have marine tape over the soap dish mount as it is in process of repair, and we apologize for any confusion that may have caused. We're glad you enjoyed your stay otherwise!

  • Had a pleasant stay and would come back again.


    Experience was great . Quiet and cool.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Ernest T.
    Published June 1, 2022
  • Good stay.


    Convenient location, close to Hilo town. Great host communication. Comfortable accommodations.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Lea S.
    Published March 22, 2022
  • Good location and responsive manager


    The location of the property near the U of Hawaii was near all the conveniences, including a big grocery store and a short distance away from Liliuokalani Park which we was our "rave" (inside joke) spot every morning to start our day. The kitchen was well-equipped with all the conveniences which included a rice cooker (a must for some of us!). Thom the property manager was thoughtful, prompt, and went above and beyond to make sure that everything was in order and even provided us with brand new beach chairs in response to our question if the property had some beach chairs we could use. Also, having two separate bathrooms was a plus! As city folks, we weren't quite used to chickens/roosters screeching starting at 1:15 a.m., but eventually got used to them and wasn't a big problem. But, if you are a light sleeper, use the ear plugs that were provided.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Soo J.
    Published February 23, 2022
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