House Policies and Rules

We strive to provide our guests with an exceptionally clean, safe, and friendly Inn experience.  The following House Policies/House Rules have been established based on industry standards, management and operational procedures, and our personal experience of owning and operating the Hilo Beach House Inn (hereinafter called 'Management').  These House Policies/House Rules are considered a part of our reservation agreement with you.  As our Inn guest, by reading and signing your Inn registration you are agreeing to abide by all of our House Policies/House Rules, terms and conditions, and procedures.  These House Policies/House Rules are presented here to help promote our guests’ safety and enjoyment and to ensure that each guest is aware of the understandings between the Hilo Beach House Inn and the guest.  Our House Policies/House Rules may change from time to time.


Complimentary coffee has been provided in room for 1 cup of coffee per person per morning (limited).  We can provide tea by request.                        


If you require assistance please contact our Innkeeper.


There are luggage racks provided and located in the closet.  To assist us with COVID19 and germ prevention please do not place your luggage on the bed or bed bench.


For COVID19 and germ prevention, shoes should not to be worn inside of the Inn’s room which is also customary in Hawaii. If floors and rugs show excessive soling, guests may be charged.

  • $50 Cleaning Fee for the removal of dirt/soiling on in-room rugs or furniture.
  • There is a foot wash station at the beginning of the stone foot path next to the lobby. Please remove all sand/mud before entering your room. There is an additional charge of $100 Sand Removal Fee if excessive sand is found in your room, as sand is very difficult to discard.


  • When you leave the room, always close the lanai/balcony doors. Strong winds and rain can develop at any time and soak the room even on the sunniest days.
  • To Conserve Energy when using the Air Conditioner please close all windows.


Only registered guests are allowed in the Inn’s rooms.  To ensure the security of all of the Inn's guests no visitors are permitted without pre-registration.  The use of the sofa bed is un-permitted unless prearranged.  If the sofa bed is used there is a $50/night additional charge.


Please keep noise to a minimum after 10pm in consideration for others.

we do not permit smoking tobacco, marijuana, illegal drugs, e-cigarettes, vape pens, vaping, cartridges containing the liquid of nicotine, hookahs, incense, cooking, cigars, candle burning, the use or diffusing of patchouli oil or other strong-smelling plant-based essential oils or synthetic products in our facility.  Marijuana is prohibited at all times.


Rooms with stays 5 nights or longer will be offered a complementary light cleaning every 3 to 4 days during designated times when guests are not occupying the room (pre-schedule with Innkeeper).  The Hilo Beach House Inn follows a Green Policy and encourages our guests to re-use your towels by hanging them on the towel racks after each use.   We can provide additional towels per your request (however, we currently do not offer daily or frequent towel exchange service).                             

The Hilo Beach House Inn has enhanced our cleaning guidelines following the recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) Stay Safe Program by cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing all high touched surfaces. In addition, we use natural cleaning products and a commercial grade 345 disinfecting steamer where possible.

Candle, incense, essential oils (diffusing, vaporizing, etc.) are prohibited.  These items and activities will be treated as smoking, a fine accessed, and the guest may be evicted with no refunds.

The safety of our guests, staff, and this facility is extremely important to us.  Except for the microwave and refrigerator units that the Inn provides, preparation of food in guest rooms by any type of cooking appliances is prohibited in all rooms except the Pikake Room.  A minimum fee of $300.00 will be charged for cooking in a room, including, but not limited hot plates, toaster ovens, rice cookers, combustible, open flame, barbecue grill, burners, heating appliance, or any other item intended for cooking.  Cooking grills, either charcoal or gas are permitted only in the Inn’s ground floor designated area. Open fires, flames, fireworks are not allowed anywhere on the Inn’s property.

CHECK-IN after 3pm;

  • Identification and credit card required.

CHECK OUT is by 11AM, Expedited Contactless Checkout Procedures as follows:

  • Turn off A/C, Lights, and close the Lanai/Balcony Doors.
  • To assist us with COVID19 prevention, please:
    • DO NOT STRIP THE BED by removing sheets or blankets from the bed.
    • DO NOT PILE USED or WET TOWELS ON THE GROUND. (Instead please leave towels on towel rack, hook, or towel bar)
  • Notify the Front Desk of your Departure
  • *Late Check-out fee is $50*

We require valid contact information from the guest making the reservations including first and last name, address, phone number, and signature.  The names of all guests occupying the room must be registered.  For safety reasons, children 13 years old and above are permitted at the Inn that are ages 13 and above.

RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE:   The Hilo Beach House Inn is privately owned and operated.  We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason(s) that does not violate Federal or State laws.  The Hilo Beach House Inn has a zero tolerance policy in which we will refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodation in our Inn or may remove a person, without refund, who refuses to abide by the reasonable standards and policies established by the State of Hawaii and the owners for the operation and management of the Inn. The registered guest will be held responsible for all costs associated with the enforcement of the Inn’s house rules should the registered guest intentionally or non-intentionally choose not to follow these house rules.  The Hilo Beach House Inn will refuse service or evict a guest: for refusal or failure to pay for accommodations, follow the house rules, is under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other intoxicating substance and acts in a disorderly fashion as to disturb the peace of other guests or is not in compliance with state liquor laws; acts in a disorderly fashion as to disturb the peace of other guests; is unable to properly supervise their children (permitted children at the Inn are ages 13 and above) at all times, seeks to use the Inn for an unlawful purpose; seeks to bring into the Inn: an unlawfully possessed firearm; or something, including an explosive or hazardous or toxic substance, that is unlawful to possess and that may be dangerous to other persons; destroys, damages, defaces, or threatens harm to Inn property or guests; causes or permits persons to exceed the maximum allowable occupancy of room, refuses to abide by the reasonable standards or policies established by Hilo Beach House for the operation and management of our Inn.


The registered guest will be held responsible for any loss or damage to the Inn property caused by themselves, their guests or any person for whom they are responsible.