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Rainbow Jo Inn, Queen’s Loft

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Rainbow Jo Inn, Queen’s Loft

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inCheck yourself in with the keypad.
Great location95% 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.

This is a unique studio located one block off bay front above the Rainbow Jo store in downtown Hilo. It is owned and operated by Rainbow Jo clothing designer Michele Joy.
It is spacious with a Queen bed and a double bed, a private kitchenette, and a full private bath with bathtub.
The location is excellent. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, grocery store, health food stores and everything downtown Hilo.


Air conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 double bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 double bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 9PM and check out out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Well-lit path to entrance


24 Reviews

Melania User Profile
December 2018
Great location that made it easy to get all over. Very thin walls which make you feel like part of the family. The most comfortable beds we had on our stay in Hawaii. The sunsets were as advertised!
Brianna User Profile
November 2018
We stayed here for the Hilo part of our vacation. If you want to be close to all the shops and restaurants then this is a great location. It is definitely neat to stay above a cool clothing store. We did find the beds a bit uncomfortable and used 2 pillows at night time. The plu…
Michele User Profile
Response from Michele:
Aloha Brianna, Thank you for staying with us. We have fixed the leak under the kitchen faucet. Thanks for letting me know.
November 2018
Rolando User Profile
November 2018
Michelle's place is close to restaurants, bars and shopping. All places are close to apartment and within walking distance. Full kitchen, two beds one with air conditioning. A bath and shower are available. Parking is available on major street and free, for I left my rental on …
Joshua User Profile
September 2018
I had to book a place fast because I was delayed leaving Hawaii due to weather. The place is as described and nothing was unexpected. Parking is for two hours during the work day, but easy to find parking close by. The location is ideal and there is plenty to do within walking …
Linda User Profile
August 2018
Great place to stay at Hilo, confortable, and great location where you can walk to find everything you need. I had a rental car to explore the island and had no troubles finding parking nearby in the street. My family enjoyed the place. They also loved the free wifi and I enjoyed…
Justin User Profile
August 2018
Michele was a great host - very friendly and accommodating. You can’t beat the location in downtown Hilo and it’s a very charming loft!
Lesley User Profile
July 2018
We stayed with Michele right in downtown Hilo since we planned on taking the Lava viewing boat ride in the morning at 4 a.m. and wanted to be close. The unit was perfect for that! And accessing downtown Hilo afoot is easy since you're smack in the middle. Tucked in the space abo…

Hosted by Michele

Haiku-Pauwela, Hawaii, United StatesJoined in October 2013
Michele User Profile
67 Reviews
I am the owner and designer of Rainbow Jo clothing. You can find my original design dresses, skirts, tops in fine boutiques throughout the islands. We also have Men’s and boy’s Aloha shirts and girls dresses too ! My flagship store is in downtown Hilo And the Queen’s loft is …
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