The favorite choice of our local people. The Hilo Seaside Hotel is one of the nearest hotels to the Volcano National Park, located on the shores of Hilo Bay, on historical Banyan Drive. This Hawaiian owned hotel is surrounded by Hawaiian and Japanese Gardens. For travelers arriving at the Kona International Airport at Keahole, Hilo is located on the east side of the Big Island, approximately 94 miles and a scenic two hour drive away. Resort areas and small country towns along the drive will provide shopping and dining experiences. Free Wi-Fi in common areas.