Bay House

42 Pukihae Street , Hilo, HI 96720 USA (Show map)


Comfortably nestled in a serene jungle setting, perched above beautiful Hilo Bay. Walk across the “Singing Bridge" to historic downtown Hilo. Free WiFi and parking. Cliffside hot tub overlooks the bay. Buffet style continental breakfast served and enjoyed on the privacy of your oceanfront lanai. Convenient yet secluded. Casual luxury. The Place to stay in Hilo.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.2

Loved this place !

4.8 on January 25, 2016

My husband & I spent 4 nights in the Palms room. Great location

January 2016 Stay

5 on January 14, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Bay House B&B for 2 nights while we were exploring The Big Island and it was great! The rooms were clean, nice, and quite large with private bathrooms and an ocean view! Eating breakfast one the patio was dream. The food was fantastic! The location was great - only a couple minute drive (or a short walk) to downtown Hilo which is full of great places to eat, shop and walk around. Tina and Tom were great hosts. They were very friendly and offered a lot of great advice on where to go to eat and explore. Also, I ended up forgetting my glasses there and Tina called me to tell me she found them and mailed them to me! Such great service. This B&B definitely exceeded our expectations. Would absolutely recommend!

Beautiful stay on the coast

5 on December 16, 2015

Tom and Tina were wonderful hosts. The location is perfect for making day trips to the volcano and observatory. We would definitely recommend this place! Vlad and Cyndi

Clean and Comfortable stay

4.2 on November 24, 2015

Lovely stay. Thank you

Relaxing B&B

4.8 on November 14, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at the Bay House! Our room had a beautiful view of the bay. We enjoyed eating our breakfast of fresh tropical fruits, eggs, and bakery sweets on our private lanai. We loved the convenience of being in walking distance to downtown Hilo. We bought fruit at the Hilo Farmer's Market to enjoy in our room. Having access to a refrigerator, plates, and silverware were very much appreciated! We stayed for four nights and received our fifth night free!


4.6 on November 12, 2015

Wonderful breakfast and beautiful views! Perfect location. Would highly recommend for those that want a Hilo experience.

Very nice room with sea view

4.0 on October 08, 2015

We had a 3 nights stay. Very nice place, close to Hilo. Good breakfast, great room, friendly owner - nothing to complain.

Quiet, serene and homey

5 on October 03, 2015

Bay House bed & breakfast is the perfect place to stay in Hilo. It suits the town: small, beautiful and welcoming. We will not stay anywhere else. Christine, who owns and runs the Bay House Is extremely accommodating. There is fresh fruit, eggs and healthy baked goods awaiting in the morning, along with coffee or tea. The owners know the history of the island and are very knowledgeable about anything you would want to now about the island, whether it be sight seeing, getting active or just getting to know the island. The beds are plusher than any 5 star hotel and there's a giant balcony off of every room to enjoy the Hawaiian sunrise or sunset. Wish I never had to leave!

September 2015 2-night stay

5 on September 21, 2015

Despite the heat in September, we had a great stay and would stay again. The breakfasts were delightful (delicious fresh fruits, breads, and omelet) and prepared with a lovely presentation. BTW... I bought one of the covered baskets to take home and use for our patio dining. Great idea!

Nice place, nice hosts

4.6 on September 19, 2015

The view is outstanding. The breakfast are excellent. Very good buffet style selection. It was August and it was hot in Hilo. There were ceiling fans and a floor fan which did help and most homes in Hilo do not have air conditioning. We found the bed to be very comfortable. Would stay again.

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Location Type



Hilo, Hawaii (Big) Island, HI (ITO) 5 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Hiking trails, Zip lines, Shopping, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require one night's deposit to confirm all reservations. This can be made either by credit card or check.
  • Cancellations: The Bay House maintains a 14 day prior to arrival cancellation policy. Additionally, no changes or cancellations after arrival.



Christine and Thomas Jimenez

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets


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Continental Plus

  • Serving Location: common area for guests