Shipman House
131 Ka`iulani Street
Hilo, HI, 96720, USA
(808) 934-8002


One of the most romantic places in Hawaii, a former Top Romantic Pick by and National Geographic Traveler, Shipman House Bed & Breakfast is also Perfect for Business Travel, Family Reunions, Babymoons and Vacation Getaways. Choose from Three Guestrooms in the Main House and Two in the Plantation style Guest House/Guest Cottage. Every guest room has its own modern, private bathroom and a small refrigerator.


Auntie Clara's Shell Room

Beautiful Ocean Views of Hilo Bay and the Sunrise

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Auntie Carrie's Room

Once part of the ballroom, it is upstairs in the Shipman House, with an antique koa queen bed, small sitting area, and attached bath.

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Flossie's Room

On the first floor of the main house, it opens to the wraparound porch through original shutter doors and a glass window-door.

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Guest Cottage

A 1910 Plantation Style Guest House, built as a Guest house after Mr. and Mrs. Jack London stayed a month in 1907, it is across the driveway from the main house. Two completely separate guest rooms, and a large, shared Screened Porch. A connecting hall can be locked or opened between the rooms. Both rooms are upstairs. It has no living room or kitchen, but a microwave and coffee maker are on the back porch. Each guestroom has its own small refrigerator.


Makai Room

A pretty room, it gets the Morning Light and looks back toward the main house.

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The Mauka Room

Look out on the Jungle, hear the Sounds of the Rainforest and feel the Cool Breeze from Maunakea at night.

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