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1 room, 2 adults

Wild Ginger Inn Hostel

1.5-star1.5 stars
100 Puueo St. Building B, Hilo, HI, 96720, United States of America

Within easy reach of Hamakua Coast
  • Free continental breakfast and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Delicious food
Decent vibe
Ordinary amenities
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From 191 reviews

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Wild Ginger Inn Hostel

from £52
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Basic Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Basic Room, Mixed Dorm

What’s around Wild Ginger Inn Hostel


  • Hamakua Coast (1-minute walk)
  • Rainbow Falls (42-minute walk)
  • Hamakua Heritage Corridor (1-minute walk)
  • Mokupapapa Discovery Center (7-minute walk)
  • Kalakaua Park (8-minute walk)
  • East Hawaii Cultural Center (8-minute walk)
  • Pacific Tsunami Museum (9-minute walk)
  • Palace Theater (10-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.) 15-min drive
  • Free self-parking

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Wild Ginger Inn Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Wild Ginger Inn Hostel Hilo
  • Wild Ginger Inn Hostel
  • Wild Ginger Hilo
  • Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel Hilo, Hawaii
  • Wild Ginger Hotel Hilo
  • Wild Ginger Inn Hilo
  • Wild Ginger Inn b&b


Tax ID - GE-031-350-1696-01

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Breakage deposit: USD 100 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-in between 7 PM and 8 PM can be arranged for an extra charge (amount varies)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 27 reviews

Wild Ginger Inn Hostel
Home away from home
it is always an experience to stay at the WILD GINGER...i enjoy the sound of the Koki although it wasn't as much as it was a couple of years ago....Personal was positively helpful and i can be a pest at times...this is where i will stay everytime i visit the Big Island....Kitchen available for cooking ...getting in and out of the area is convenient....
williamette, us3 night family trip
Wild Ginger Inn Hostel
Everything in Hilo is run-down, including this dive. Filthy. Room came with earplugs - what does that say? Only redeeming virtue is that it is closer to Volcanoes National Park than Kona is.
A Traveller, us1 night trip
Wild Ginger Inn Hostel
Home away from home
I booked this for my dad, who stayed in the men's dorm. He loved it. He said it was great. Nice people. Staff would cook food for the guests, including fish caught that day in the nearby river. He felt at home there. No problems like one might find at other hostels. Extremely helpful staff.
A Traveller, us7 night trip
Wild Ginger Inn Hostel
Very Good8.0
nice environment but too wet
A Traveller, us1 night trip with friends

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