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Best Hilo Family Hotels

Oceanfront Promontory w/ Stunning Views & Luxury Accommodations. Walk to Beach!
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games and toys, washer and dryer
Beautiful Property on the green side of the Big Island

"The property is right on the water. Beautiful grounds. Sit on the lanai and watch and listen to the water and watch the cruise ships coming into or leaving port. The home is nice and comfortable with plenty of room for everyone. Kitchen is well equipped"…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Oceanfront Promontory w/ Stunning Views & Luxury Accommodations. Walk to Beach!
Ocean Frt.-best Hilo Swim Lagoons, Turtles @ Richardsons Beach
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, on the beach, bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs
Great location!

"Cozy and comfortable home with great views. Convenient to everything. Lovely beach park almost in the front yard. We really enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Ocean Frt.-best Hilo Swim Lagoons, Turtles @ Richardsons Beach
Hilo's Newest Richardson's Beach Park House. Best Loc. Snorkeling, Turtles
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, on the beach, games and toys, washer and dryer
Great ocean views

"Just across the streetFrom ocean beach park, stayed for Father’s Day with get together at park, great local to keep food warm and walk over and share with family and friends. Owners and cleaners very polite and professional- Thanks for the memories"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Hilo's Newest Richardson's Beach Park House. Best Loc. Snorkeling, Turtles

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Stunning, Majestic, Oceanfront Location, With an Unmatched View. Hilo 2 Miles
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, outdoor tennis court, games and toys, washer and dryer
Ocean Cliff Paradise

"This is a beautiful location with stunning views of ocean and surrounding cliffs. The house has ALL the amenities one could need or want for fun and games and wonderful perks like a breakfast nook overlooking the cliff, ocean view outdoor covered lanai dining for 6, outdoor ocean view shower, exercise ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Stunning, Majestic, Oceanfront Location, With an Unmatched View. Hilo 2 Miles
Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
56 Pukihae Street, Hilo, HI
The price is $200 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.7/5Exceptional! (114 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, free airport shuttle, laundry
Travelers say...

"Loved the dramatic location right on the edge of an ocean bluff, perfect for sitting and watching the surfers, canoeists, and the sunrise if you're up early. Hosts were gracious and welcoming. Our room was very comfortable, one of the nicest we've stayed in, and the breakfast was great, macadamia ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Hilo Bay Oceanfront Bed and Breakfast
Dolphin Bay Hotel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
333 Iliahi Street, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $169 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4.3/5Excellent! (237 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Property was very nice, clean and good staff. The internet is almost unusable? Several of the rooms are rented to local college students not sure if that causes the internet problems but it is very annoying when they use the make shift “Quad” (which was right outside our balcony lanai) At 2:00 am ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Dolphin Bay Hotel
Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $111 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.2/5Excellent! (1,342 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"The grounds, lobby and rooms were exceptional. Would definitely stay there again, however, room ceiling had a long crack in the texture. Also vent for AC was in a fixed position, would have been nice to redirection air flow manually."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
93 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $169 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
4.1/5Very Good! (1,180 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"I just spent 5 days/4 nights at the Grand Naniloa Hotel - Hilo. Check in was a breeze and super helpful. (i'm sorry I forgot the gentlemen name, but he was amazing). The location is stunning - I had water facing room and it was lovely. Couple thing that weren't so great but not enough to change hotels ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton
Hilo Seaside Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
126 Banyan Way, Hilo, HI
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4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs
Would stay again!

"Wonderful surroundings but more importantly very friendly staff with the true Aloha spirit. The restaurant on site had delicious, reasonably priced menu and again an amazing wait staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Hilo Seaside Hotel
Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
175 Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI
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3.6/5Good! (998 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, laundry
Travelers say...

"Staff was excellent. Went out of their way to be helpful. Had an answer for every question I asked and the solution to a couple of issues I had in trying to complete my travels. No USB ports. The staff solved that for me too. Don't forget your charger."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel
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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
3.5 out of 5
71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $111 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.2/5Excellent! (1,342 reviews)

"The grounds, lobby and rooms were exceptional. Would definitely stay there again, however, room ceiling had a long crack in the texture. Also vent for AC was in a fixed position, would have been nice to redirection air flow manually."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Dolphin Bay Hotel
2.5 out of 5
333 Iliahi Street, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $169 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4.3/5Excellent! (237 reviews)

"Property was very nice, clean and good staff. The internet is almost unusable? Several of the rooms are rented to local college students not sure if that causes the internet problems but it is very annoying when they use the make shift “Quad” (which was right outside our balcony lanai) At 2:00 am ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Dolphin Bay Hotel
Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton
3.5 out of 5
93 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $169 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
4.1/5Very Good! (1,180 reviews)

"I just spent 5 days/4 nights at the Grand Naniloa Hotel - Hilo. Check in was a breeze and super helpful. (i'm sorry I forgot the gentlemen name, but he was amazing). The location is stunning - I had water facing room and it was lovely. Couple thing that weren't so great but not enough to change hotels ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton
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Where Should We Stay in Hilo?

The destination of Hilo is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The beaches, island setting, and beautiful waterfalls are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is located 42.5 mi (68.4 km) from the city center. Hilo has 24 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about this accommodation:

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel: Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the quiet location at this 3.5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Hilo?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the kids and head to Hilo.

  • 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

What Should We See and Do in Hilo?

While you are visiting Hilo, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Pacific Tsunami Museum, Lyman Museum, and Panaewa Rainforest Zoo. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Imiloa Astronomy Center and Akaka Falls.

Hilo is also known for the:
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Beaches
  • Gardens
  • Shopping
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Tours

Frequently asked questions

What's Hilo like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Hilo is a good choice. The beaches, island setting, and beautiful waterfalls are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into Hilo Intl. Airport (ITO), which is the closest airport, or Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is located 42.5 mi (68.4 km) from the city center.
What's the best accommodation for families in Hilo?
Hilo Seaside Hotel is a hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and Dolphin Bay Hotel.
How many family-friendly hotels will I find in Hilo?
Expedia has 18 hotels in Hilo that are great for families.
What's the seasonal weather like in Hilo?
The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 76°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 72°F. The rainiest months in Hilo are November, March, December, and April, with each month seeing an average of 13 inches of rainfall.
What's there to see and do with your family in Hilo?
Port of Hilo and Hilo Farmers Market are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Hilo. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Hilo Shopping Center.

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