Cheap Hotels in Hilo

Cheap Hotels in Hilo

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton

4 out of 5
8/10 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental

Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental

2.5 out of 5
6.4/10 (245 reviews)

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What is Hilo Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are lots of ways to appreciate the seaside city of Hilo on a budget. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, grab a map, and wander around to a side of this destination where money doesn't do all the talking. Visitors to Hilo love the restaurants and beaches, which could be great ways to enjoy the local area. Take a picture at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Hilo Shopping Center for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of cheap hotels makes Hilo a favorite among budget-conscious visitors looking for a vacation to remember. has 2 cheap Hilo hotels, the right one is waiting for you!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Hilo?

Here is the best-rated budget-friendly hotel according to our travelers:

    Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental

    Mountain Hilo hotel with private beach
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Garden

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Hilo?

You'll be able to find lots of things to see and do in Hilo on a shoestring budget. Take a look at this list of attractions in the area, some of which you can appreciate while being mindful of your wallet.

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

  • Beaches
  • Onekahakaha Beach Park
  • Richardson's Ocean Park
  • Honoli'i Beach

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Hilo Shopping Center
  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
  • Hilo Farmers Market

How to find the best cheap hotels in Hilo


✅  There are lots of cheap hotels available in Hilo in 2023. What's more, our rewards program makes Hilo hotels an even better choice for travelers on a budget. 

✅  Whether you're looking for a hostel, apart-hotel or Bed & Breakfast, there's something for every type of traveler in Hilo on – use the helpful search filters to find some of the cheapest hotels in Hilo for your budget-friendly stay. 

✅  You'll find lots of cheap hotels in Hilo – with With so many choices, we recommend you use the search filter for price limits to narrow down your options. 

✅  The best time of year for an affordable vacation to Hilo is during low season. This is when fewer people visit and there is a wider range of cheap Hilo hotels available.  

✅  There are plenty of things to see and do in Hilo on a budget! From exploring the city's iconic landmarks and museums to enjoying the great outdoors and local parks, there is something for everyone in Hilo. 

✅  If you're looking to travel to Hilo on a budget, there are plenty of ways to save. One option is to consider booking your travel during off-peak times when prices for flights, hotels, and attractions may be lower. Another option is budget-friendly transportation, such as local public transportation like buses or trains. 

✅  To find the great budget hotels in Hilo for families, use our "Family friendly" filter under the "Travel experience" header. This will filter for family-friendly accommodation essentials.  

*Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Frequently asked questions

What are some good hotel recommendations for an inexpensive trip to Hilo?
Fellow travelers love Wild Ginger Hotel, Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel and Dolphin Bay Hotel for a budget-friendly stay.
Can I reserve a vacation rental for my trip to Hilo?
You’ll find 82 vacation home choices on our site. Additionally, you’ll find 35 apartments and 43 condos.
Can I find a hostel in Hilo?
Fellow travelers rate Wild Ginger Inn Hostel as one of the best hostels in the area.

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