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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI, United States


Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel


Insider Tip

Directly in front of the hotel is the banyan tree planted by Babe Ruth in 1933. Although more than 40 trees have been planted since the first eight in 1933, none garners more attention that Ruth's, including those planted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King George V.

Hotel Overview

Historic location
Hilo Hawaiian sits on the street where since 1933, celebrities, royalty, and world leaders have planted banyan trees.
Balcony, patio
286 guestrooms feature views of Hilo Bay and have balconies or patios and refrigerators.
Swimming pool, health club
The resort features dining options, banquet facilities, swimming pool, health club, business services.

Property Location
When you stay at Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel in Hilo, you'll be next to a golf course, a 1-minute drive from Hamakua Coast and 9 minutes from University of Hawaii at Hilo. This golf hotel is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Rainbow Falls and 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 286 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Stop by the hotel's restaurant, Queens Court Restaurant, for dinner, or grab snacks at the coffee shop/cafe. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 630 AM to 930 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.


71 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI, United States


ITO - Hilo International Airport



This eight-story Hilo Hawaiian Hotel offers 286 air-conditioned guest rooms with Polynesian-style decor. Most rooms have balconies or patios with expansive views of Hilo Bay and the Pacific Ocean or of banyan trees lining historic Banyan Drive. Amenities include refrigerators and dial-up Internet access.


  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

The 286-room, eight-story hotel presents a curved face to Hilo Bay, all the better for enjoying how the sky lights up when the sun drops behind 13,796-foot Mauna Kea. In front of the hotel is Coconut Island, which was believed by ancient Hawaiians to contain healing powers. Today the island is a peaceful spot for swimming, picnicking, and fishing. Within a few minutes' walk of the hotel is the large, Japanese-style Liliuokalani Park, which is a favorite strolling spot for visitors. An Expedia!fun(™) kiosk in the hotel allows guests to book vacation activities, tours, attractions, and services during their stay.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • One meeting room
  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour fitness facilities

Number of floors: 8 Floors

Number of suites: N/A

Number of rooms: 286 Rooms


Queen's Court Restaurant
This pretty restaurant serves breakfast daily, with a brunch buffet on Sundays. Monday through Thursday, there's a prime rib/crab dinner buffet as well as à la carte choices.
Waioli Lounge
Music or karaoke, appetizers, and tropical drinks are the attractions at the lounge, along with a splendid view of Hilo Bay.


The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Running track/path
  • Skydiving
  • Tennis