Big Island Accommodations
Hotels and Resorts

Hilo Hotels

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
The Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is located on Hilo Bay, offering wonderful views of Coconut Island from many of the guest rooms. Located nearby is Liliuokalani Gardens, a 30-acre park featuring expansive Japanese gardens.
Hilo Seaside Hotel
The Hilo Seaside Hotel has 135 rooms spread across four low-rise buildings. The best rooms are the ones facing the pool or the koi pond. Rooms with kitchenettes are available.
Naniloa Volcanoes Resort
The Naniloa Volcanoes Resort has 325 guest rooms, spread across two high-rise buildings called Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. The Mauna Kea building sits right at the water's edge.

Kohala Coast Hotels

Aston Shores at Waikoloa
These condo accommodations are ideal for golfers, located just steps from the fairway of the Waikoloa Beach Golf Course. Guests even get discount rates and preferential tee times at this course and at the nearby King's Course.

Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas
The Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas are located right next to the Waikoloa Beach Golf Course. The villas have either one, two, or three bedrooms and feature fully-equipped kitchens, wooden furniture and island-inspired décor.
Castle Halii Kai at Waikoloa
The Hali'i Kai has 192 units spread out across 24 two-story buildings. Three of the buildings are right at the water's edge. There is a nice pool, as well as hammocks, chairs, a spa and fitness center.
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel is located on one of the best beaches on the Big Island, the white-sand Hapuna Beach. The hotel has a variety of on-site restaurants, two golf courses, a pool, tennis courts, a gym and a spa.
Hilton Waikoloa Village
This is an enormous resort, with 1,240 rooms and suites spread out across three towers and 62 acres. It is large enough to justify the existence of air-conditioned trams, which ferry guests around the site between buildings and activities.
Islands at Mauna Lani
The Islands at Mauna Lani are located on the Mauna Lani North Golf Course, a little bit inland away from the ocean. The 46 condos are more like town houses set in lush gardens which overlook the golf course fairway.
Kolea at Waikoloa
This is a great condo resort if you want easy access to a sandy beach. The 126 condo accommodations all feature upscale furnishings, such as designer kitchens and barbecue grills on the private lanais.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is often considered one of the finest resort hotels on the island. Built on a fine white-sand beach, the resort aims for relaxation in secluded surroundings.
Mauna Kani Bay Hotel
The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel is an oceanfront resort located on a white-sand beach and surrounded by tropical gardens, fishponds and golf courses. The rooms are nicely furnished with hardwood and modern décor.
Mauna Lani Point
The Mauna Lani Point condos are built within a 19-acre gated community. Private lanais and fully-equipped gourmet kitchens are standard, as are air-conditioning and a separate living room and dining space.
Outrigger Fairway Villas
Located a half mile from Anaeho'omalu Beach, the Outrigger Fairway Villas are townhouse accommodations. There are 165 units, each one with either one, two or three bedrooms, spread across 15 buildings.
The Fairmont Orchid
The Fairmont Orchid is located on 32 acres right at the water's edge. It overlooks a white-sand lagoon and the aquamarine waters of Pauoa Bay. All of the Fairmont Orchid's 540 rooms and suites feature private lanais.
Vista Waikoloa
Located about a half mile inland from Anaeho'omalu Bay, the Vista Waikoloa has 122 two-bedroom condos spread across 7 buildings. The units are individually furnished and spacious.
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
This resort is located right on popular Anaeho'omalu Bay, as well as King's Shops. Many of the 555 rooms and suites have ocean views. There are three pools, one of which has a separate area for children with a small sandy beach.

Kona Coast Hotels

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
This is a luxury resort with 243 guest rooms spread out across 37 one- and two-story bungalows arranged in crescent shapes looking out onto the ocean. What's unique about this resort is the large anchialine pond.
Keauhou Beach Resort
The Keauhou Beach Resort is surrounded by thick foliage and stunning gardens and is just steps away from Kahaluu Beach Park with its wonderful snorkeling opportunities.
Kona Coast Resort
The Kona Coast Resort, located on 21 acres of lush tropical greenery, offers guests a choice of spacious villa-style accommodations. The 323 units are all fairly large.
Kona Seaside Hotel
For those looking for a budget hotel with clean but basic rooms in a convenient location, the Kona Seaside Hotel is a good choice. The hotel is close to Kailua Bay and Kailua-Kona's historic sites, shopping and eateries.
Outrigger Kanaloa at Kona
The Outrigger Kanaloa at Kona Resort is situated on 17 acres of tropical gardens and overlooks a lava shoreline. There are 166 units spread out across 37 low-rise buildings featuring upscale furnishings.
Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff
The Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff is a white stucco building located right on the ocean and is staggered into the lava cliff face, giving the seven story building the appearance of a low-rise building.
Royal Kona Resort
The Royal Kona Resort is located on a 12-acre volcanic outcropping overlooking Kailua Bay. There are two pools, as well as a saltwater lagoon, tennis courts, a fitness center and spa.
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa
This is an enormous resort hotel, located on 22 acres. Even though there is no sandy beach (the resort overlooks a lava shoreline), there is a large multi-level pool with a 200-foot waterslide.

Volcano Accommodations

Tara Firma Inn
Located in Volcano near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, this small bed & breakfast is ideal for people who would like to explore the park for multiple days. The Inn has just three bedrooms, so advance booking is recommended.