Where to stay around Hilo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 531 vacation rentals near Hilo. From 328 Houses to 64 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hilo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hilo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hilo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Honoli'i Beach Park: 468 vacation rentals
  • Rainbow Falls: 478 vacation rentals
  • Keaukaha Beach Park: 480 vacation rentals
  • Wailoa Center: 481 vacation rentals
  • Richardson's Ocean Park: 473 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hilo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hilo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 328 Houses in Hilo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hilo include:

  • Studios: 64 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 57 rentals available
  • Cabins: 56 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hilo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 116 vacation rentals with pool available in Hilo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Be amazed by nature on a Hilo vacation

    Experience the culture of Hawaii while staying in scenic Hilo vacation rentals. Located on the Big Island, Hilo features tranquil black sand beaches where you can work on your tan or dive into the transparent waters. Embrace nature by hiking one of the many waterfall trails that offer panoramic vistas. From biking up to an active volcano, to taking in the natural beauty at the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, you’ll never be at a loss for something exciting to do in Hilo, the ‘City of Rainbows.’

    Experience the culture of downtown Hilo

    If you stay in Hilo vacation rentals in the downtown area, you’ll be able to partake in a number of activities near Hilo, such as meditation classes, board game parties, and more. You can also check out the historic district for a look into the past or for an authentic Hawaiian meal. Indulge in a cultural activity with a visit to the Palace Theater, where you’ll experience the traditions of Hawaii through the performing arts. The Imiloa Astronomy Center is also a good place for the whole family to learn something new about astronomy. It offers interesting exhibits, stargazing, and shows in its planetarium.

    Go natural in Hilo

    There are plenty of natural Hilo attractions to keep you occupied, including the various hiking trails at Rainbow Falls in Wailuku State Park. Legend says that this is the home to Hina, the mother of the demigod Maui. Take a family-friendly trip to Richardson Ocean Park to relax on the black sand beach, or hike the trails through the botanical gardens and ponds on the grounds. To satisfy your appetite, visit the Hilo Farmers Market, where you can sample genuine Hawaiian food. You’ll find treasures from over 200 vendors that sell island crafts, local produce, and unique island trinkets.

    Embrace the sun in Hilo

    Hilo is an island paradise that offers visitors a balmy, semitropical climate, where rain usually falls at night and the sun shines during the day. Hilo weather in June through August make it the opportune time to visit, as temperatures stay in the low 80s and you’ll miss the rainy season that occurs in December through March. However, because it’s warm all year round, you can truly stay in Hilo vacation rentals anytime for a dose of vitamin D and to get that sun kissed glow you want.

    Take an adventure in Hilo

    The tropical climate of Hilo brings an abundance of rainfall that creates a lush green landscape as well as many waterfalls. One such waterfall is the Pe’epe’e Falls, which offers hiking trails, water holes, and wading pools. The Liliuokalani Gardens and Panaewa Rainforest Zoo are blooming with Hilo nature, where you can see some of the area’s most exotic plants and animals in a fertile rainforest setting. Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is less than 30 miles from Hilo. Channel your wild side and take a trip to the volcano with Vavoom Volcano Tours.