Owned and operated by Castle Resorts & Hotels, the eight-story Hilo Hawaiian Hotel features 286 guest rooms, many with excellent ocean views and backed by towering Mauna Kea at nearby Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. All units come with air conditioning, a cable-connected color television, a shower/tub, a coffee maker, and daily maid service. Ocean-view rooms each have an in-room refrigerator, and most offer a private lanai. High-speed Internet access can be provided for a fee.
Available on site for guest use is a large freshwater swimming pool with a sun deck, a gift shop, a beauty salon, and a travel agency. There is also a coin-operated Laundromat on the premises, open daily from 6am till 10pm. Soft drink and ice machines are located near the three elevators, and in-room massages can be arranged on request.
For dining, the Queen's Court restaurant is open daily for a breakfast buffet and serves dinner from an ala carte menu on Monday through Thursday. On Friday through Sunday, a Specialty Buffet Dinner is offered. Also, off the lobby, the Waioli Lounge serves Grab & Go lunch items plus cocktails and appetizers from 11:30 to closing each day.
Banquet and meeting facilities here include the 4,410-square-foot Moku Ola room and the 840-square-foot Mala Iken room. Events of up to 600 people can be accommodated. The Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is located at 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Hawaii 96720. Complimentary parking is offered to overnight guests, based upon availability.