If you decide to book a hotel near the middle of Hilo, there are a small range of places. Within easy driving distance from Hilo, you'll find 8 Expedia-listed short and long-stay accommodation options you can choose from.
You'll find Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental within strolling distance from the center of Hilo.
Hilo is well known for the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental are all nearby.
In addition, there are a range of places to stay near the Pacific Tsunami Museum and the Lyman Museum. The Hilo Naniloa Hotel and the Hilo Seaside Hotel are among the hotels that are closest to the Pacific Tsunami Museum. The Pagoda Hilo Bay Hotel and the Hale Kawehi are near the Lyman Museum.
13 miles away from downtown Hilo, is the Lai Nani Resort. The Palms Cliff House Inn can be found 10 miles away. Two other accommodation options in this area include the Inn at Kulaniapia Falls and the Oceanfront Legacy.
Volcano is 25 miles to the northeast of Hilo and is where you'll find Kilauea, Volcano Art Center and Gallery and Volcano Winery. The Volcano Mist Cottage and At the Crater's Edge are a few of the apartment and hotel options in Volcano. 50 miles to the east of Hilo, you'll find Waikoloa, home to the Villages at Mauna Lani and Mauna Lani Terrace Condominium. The Waikola Village Golf Club, Waikoloa Kings Golf Course and Genesis Gallery are just some of the more popular points of interest to see when visiting Waikoloa.
Kailua-Kona is home to some 12,000 people, and can be found 60 miles east of Hilo. A few local attractions that are worth checking out are the Makalei Golf Club, Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation and Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation You can choose from a nice selection of lodgings here that that suit most tastes and budgets. Popular options include: the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff and Aston Kona by the Sea. Two more lodging choices are: the Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort and Royal Sea Cliff Kona by Outrigger.
For travelers planning on arriving or departing through Hilo International Airport, you can book a room at Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, or Hilo Naniloa Hotel, which are both a short ride away.