Shipman House Guest Cottage (Room 2: Makai Room)

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Private room in guesthouse hosted by Barbara

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 private bath
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The Shipman House Guest Cottage, on Reed's Island in Hilo, is 26 miles from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The Cottage's 2 separate units, mirror-images, are listed separately on Airbnb. 4 easy blocks to town, walk to excellent restaurants, museums, shops, Farmers' Market. Stargazing is just a 45 minute drive away. Waterfalls, snorkeling, botanical gardens nearby. Your hosts happily welcomed B&B guests here from all over the world for 20 years when this was part of the Shipman House B&B.

The space
Free onsite parking. Free Wi-Fi. The 1910 Guest Cottage, with its 2 separately-booked guest units, has the perfect place to sit out on the screened porch in the afternoon, enjoy a glass of wine and plan the next day's adventure. Each room has a queen bed, large glass computer desk, fridge, private bath. (It is adjacent to the Victorian house. Breakfast is not served, but macadamia granola is provided.)

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer
Refrigerator
Microwave
Dedicated workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.87 out of 5 stars from 118 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Hilo, Hawaii, United States

We are on Reed's Island, a lovely old neighborhood of lush green gardens, impressive and eclectic homes, a nice place to walk in the mornings and afternoons. 10 min. walk to Historic Hilo with its excellent restaurants, museums, shops.

Hosted by Barbara

  1. Joined in November 2016
  • 244 Reviews
  • Superhost
Recently-retired from Shipman House Bed & Breakfast, which I started 20 years ago, I love helping visitors see Hawaii as locals do, visiting favorite places, tasting local foods, enjoying the area. I love to cook, garden and paint, and hope to do more of these in retirement. I want them to find joy in their time over here.
Recently-retired from Shipman House Bed & Breakfast, which I started 20 years ago, I love helping visitors see Hawaii as locals do, visiting favorite places, tasting local foods, e…

During your stay

Hosts are often available with advice on where to go, restaurants, local knowledge if you want it. A guest binder in each room is chock-full of useful local information, and you have the hosts' cell numbers, too.

Barbara is a Superhost

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  • Policy number: TA-193-340-6208-01
  • Language: English
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $150

Cancellation policy