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Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage


About the property

Large, Comfortable 2 bedroom, 1 bath in the heart of Hilo


2 Bedrooms

Sleeps up to 6, no extra charges

1 Bath

950 sq ft

2 Queen beds/1 Queen air mattress

TV, AC, and fans in rooms

Large kitchen & living room area

Infant playpen/crib available

WIFI and local cable tv stations

Beach towels, chairs, snorkels


Carport parking for 1-2 cars

Check in 3pm/out 11am (early & late arrangements possible)

Close to Hilo airport, downtown, beaches, restaurants and shopping

Minimal coqui and plane noise

50% deposit holds dates with remainder due 30 days from arrival

30 day cancellation notice for full refund of deposit

Taxes included in nightly rate

**If you are travelling with large group of family or friends, rental cottage #459753 is next door**

Enjoy local living on your Hawaii vacation in our clean, affordable and conveniently located vacation rental. The cottage is approximately two miles from the Hilo International Airport, Prince Kuhio Mall, Hilo Farmers Market and more. The modest nightly rates include all taxes and a minimal cleaning fee that encourage guest to spend their resources on experiences, exploration, and creating lasting memories.

Within minutes of the cottage guest can walk at the famed Liliuokalani Gardens, swim with turtles at Carlsmith Beach Park, visit the majestic Rainbow falls, tour the scenic Hamakua coast, and buy local produce, products and foods at the Hilo Farmers Market and an array of restaurants and delicatessens.

The two bedroom-one bath cottage is perfect for families, couples and friends. The house features a spacious living room to gather in and plan out your day and reminisce in the evenings. The kitchen is stocked with all you need to whip up a quick bite or prepare an enticing meal using fresh local produce. WiFi internet runs throughout the house, and each room includes AC, fans and LCD Tv's.

The house is situated in a residential neighborhood with access to county water that is clean and drinkable (no catchment systems). A large carport is located at the back of the house where you will also find a washer and dryer. This is a home, not a party house. Please no smoking, pets or loud noise.

Attractions and distance from the Ohana Cottage:

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 28 mile drive south (approximately 40 minutes)

Swimming beaches/Ponds 2-5 miles

Downtown Hilo, Lyman Museum, Hilo Farmers Market 2.5 miles

Imiloa Astronomy Center 2.6 miles

Pacific Tsunami Museum 2 miles

Big Island Candies 5 minute walk

Hawaiian Style Cafe/Miyo's-5 minute walk

Hilo Civic Center/Edith Kanakaole Stadium 10- minute walk

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory 7.8 miles

Liliuokalani Gardens 1.2 miles

Wailuku River State Park 2.2 miles

King Kamehameha Statue/Wailoa River State Park 1.2 miles/ 15 minute walk

Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona) Roughly 1 hour and 30 minutes on the opposite side of the island.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About The Owner

My husband and I travel frequently between Hilo and Oahu. I manage a community center in the town I grew up in and my husband manages the publication department for the local newspaper. We enjoy bodysurfing, ziplining, picnic bbqs, hanging out with our dogs and trying new foods. We're friendly and easy to get along with so please don't hesitate to ask questions if you want recommendations or if there's something that we can address during your stay. We're grateful for the opportunity to host you during your Hawaii island vacation.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2007

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came to Hilo for the weekend to visit my mom before we move back to the mainland. When we walked into the house we were very happy. My wife said I could live here. It was reasonably priced and while the outside of the house is dated the inside was very clean and comfortable. It looked exactly as the pictures depicted and the location was awesome.
May 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Hilo, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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(39 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.4615383 based on 40 reviews

Might be good for a group of 4 or 5 that want a pretty cheap place to stay

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Little 2 bedroom house in a nondescript part of town.

The house was clean enough but the bed was not very comfortable.

  • Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly located for the budget conscious traveler

  • 5 of 5

Valzey has the perfect location for someone who wants to visit Hilo on a budget. What I loved about the accommodation:

a. Within 2 miles of Coconut Island to see sunrise, Big Island Candies, Walmart, Indian restaurant Kamana's Kitchen, Hilo's Farmer Market and the airport!

b. She stacked up the place with paper products etc and soap like dishwashing soap so we did not have to run to a grocery store within 2 minutes of getting there

c. Great wifi connection for me and my family with wife and 2 children. I work and travel so it is a big plus.

d. clean and well-maintained place, enough towels etc

e. Covered car parking

Mahalo Valzey

  • Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and comfy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the Ohana Cottage. This was our first family trip in such a long time. The cottage was well stocked. Very surprised with how much room there is. The ceiling fan, floor fans, and the trade winds made the cottage nice and cool during our stay. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay in Hilo

  • 5 of 5

Val was very accommodating to our needs. Her place was comfortable for my family of 3. There was everything we needed. The house is also centrally located to many things. She had magazines, books and menus of local places for us to see. Look forward to staying at your place again!

  • Submitted: 8-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, Easy airport access

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, adequately furnished. Good value for the money. Owner very helpful and accommodating. Thanks!

  • Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the location. Convenient!!!

  • 5 of 5

Appreciate owner's understanding re: late checkout due to problems and stalled rental vehicle which delayed our return time to check out. It was stressful and van had to be towed after it stalled. Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: 9-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2.5 Miles
Hilo International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Naniloa Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Mamalahoa Hwy 11
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Hawaiian Style Cafe, Miyo's, Takenoko Sushi
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Reeds Bay
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Hilo, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$64.06

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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