Hotels in Papaikou, Hawaii

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Papaikou overview

Papaikou is a budget-friendly place known for its beaches and gardens, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and the volcano. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like Pacific Tsunami Museum and Lyman Museum. Popular attractions like University of Hawaii at Hilo and Panaewa Rainforest Zoo are sure to leave an impression. Papaikou is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Papaikou

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Papaikou is the place to go. There are 31 hotels in the Papaikou area and you can shop as many as 10 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 60%.
  • • 7 2-star hotels with an average price of $26 per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 7 4-star hotels with an average price of $179 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 3554 user reviews of Papaikou hotels: Island Goode's (Hilo)

How to get to Papaikou

Fly in to Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from downtown Papaikou.

What to see around Papaikou

Its beaches, parks, and volcano offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
  • • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
  • • Honoli'i Beach Park
  • • Kalakaua Park
  • • Coconut Island Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • • Pacific Tsunami Museum
  • • Lyman Museum
  • • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
  • • Akaka Falls

When to visit Papaikou

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 79°F day, 63°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 65°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 69°F night
  • • October-December: 83°F day, 64°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 32.2 inches
  • • April-June: 27.0 inches
  • • July-September: 30.6 inches
  • • October-December: 36.9 inches