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Beach Hotels in Hilo

Known for its beaches and island views, Hilo offers a lot for the traveler booking a beach vacation. With 21 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this destination, it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Hilo, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Hilo Seaside Hotel - 2-star hotel near Onekahakaha Beach Park. It features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Guests love the central location and overall value.

Aarons Cottage - 2-star bed & breakfast, 8-minute walk from Onekahakaha Beach Park. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and overall value. This bed & breakfast boasts free WiFi, free parking, and flat-screen TVs.

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton - 3.5-star golf hotel near Onekahakaha Beach Park. It offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Activities include fishing. Guest reviews highlight the walkable location and proximity to shopping.

Hilo's Newest Richardson's Beach Park House. Best Loc. Snorkeling, Turtles - Vacation home on the beach. It features in-room kitchens and TVs. Guests love the beach locale.

Ocean Frt.-best Hilo Swim Lagoons, Turtles @ Richardsons Beach - Vacation home on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and family friendliness. This vacation home boasts in-room kitchens and TVs.

Planning Your Trip to Hilo

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and October, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 64°F
  • Driest months: June, May, January, and February, with an average rainfall of 8.57 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, March, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 13.01 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Hilo

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Onekahakaha Beach Park or Richardson's Ocean Park. Discover the area's island views and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Pacific Tsunami Museum and Lyman Museum. You can also pay a visit to Panaewa Rainforest Zoo or Imiloa Astronomy Center for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Hilo for its:
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Gardens
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Rollerskating
  • Ice skating

Getting Around Hilo

To get to Hilo, you can fly into Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), the closest major airport which is located 42.5 mi (68.4 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want a car rental for your journey.