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The Surf Cottage in Downtown Hilo


The Surf Cottage in Downtown Hilo

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Air conditioningThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to the Surf Cottage in Downtown Hilo! This is a fully equipped 2Br/1Ba house filled with amazing artwork from Hawaii's best photographers and surfboard shapers. The all-new surf-themed vacation rental has recently been renovated and includes new appliances, sheets, bedspreads and more. We hope you enjoy your stay, aloha :)


Air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 air mattress, 1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


109 Reviews

Angelene User Profile
June 2018
Mahalo Shawn, Leilani, Opihi (and Humphrey) for their wonderful hospitality! Shawn is an amazing host, really helpful and has all the good local tips. The place was really comfortable and close to the shops. He also offers surf lessons and SUP tours which was a lot of fun! Best A…
Conny User Profile
June 2018
Super central apartment, everything clean and perfect for our stay in Hilo!
Janice User Profile
June 2018
Shawn's place was an ideallic surfer cottage. Very laid back and friendly. We loved the way the cottage was decorated, especially the pictures and beautiful wood surf board on the wall. We were so glad to actually meet and talk to Shawn because he's such a nice guy! Upon Shawn's …
Erica User Profile
June 2018
We just spent 4 days at Shawn's place in Hilo and had a wonderful time. The house was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the location was fantastic. We could walk to the famous Hilo farmers market, coffee shops, and restaurants. Parking was easy and we always had a spot close…
Yvonne User Profile
May 2018
Great, charming little place. Walking distance to great food and the farmers market. Short drive to beautiful beaches.
Jeremy User Profile
May 2018
Great location in the center of Hilo downtown. Close to food and nightlife. Great farmers market around the corner on the weekend. A block from the ocean. Easy drive to Clarksmith Beach Park to see sea turtles.
Lauren User Profile
May 2018
Overall really good place to stay. Ended up staying only one night due to the eruption, left early but Shawn was super understanding and accommodating. Great host overall! Ac was out when we got there but Shawn also gave us additional fans to help with the heat. Hopefully will be…

Hosted by Shawn

Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesJoined in April 2015
Shawn User Profile
112 Reviews
Shawn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Shawn is an all-time thrill seeker who enjoys surfing and exploring the outdoors with family, friends and visitors. His unique ability to perform in nature and his knack for extreme sports has allowed him to work on projects involving major backcountry expeditions around the worl…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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