Visited Hilo lately? Shipman House Bed & Breakfast, Hilo’s romantic luxury inn and the only authentic historic Victorian B&B on Hawaii Island, offers a rare opportunity to experience the monarchy period of Old Hawaii. History, antiques and authenticity blend nicely with modern amenities like Free Wi-Fi , modern plumbing and fresh, complimentary breakfasts.
Hilo ‘s Shipman House Bed and Breakfast Inn offers you the rare opportunity to indulge in the lifestyle of Hawaii’s monarchy era, with the grand victorian homes, extensive grounds, and furnishings of the finest native Hawaiian woods. Purchased, restored and preserved by a Shipman descendent, this is one of the state’s last privately-owned Victorian mansions. It is on both the State and National Registers. We have self-guided tours of the house available to our guests, and you are welcome in most of the home and grounds.
Located on Reed’s Island, an historic neighborhood just across a wooden bridge from Historic Downtown Hilo... A rainforest of bamboo, palms and mango trees separates your inn from town and Hilo Bay, within walking distance to restaurants, museums and the Farmers Market downtown.
Rocking chairs beckon you to the lanai (veranda) for a good read, a chat or a snooze. Hear the birds twittering and calling nearby. Shipman House is ideally located for sightseeing, and your hosts can help you plan your stay, sharing tips on where to visit, how to get there, and where to lunch. Maunakea, Maunaloa, Rainbow and Akaka Falls, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Puna, hot lava viewing, black sand beaches, Waipi‘o Valley and Parker Ranch are all less than one hour from your inn.
Visit Hilo and be charmed.
Stay at Shipman and fall in love!
Shipman House Bed & Breakfast
131 Kaiulani St. Hilo, HI 96720
(808)934-8002 / www.hilo-hawaii.com