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Arnott's Lodge

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toulouse
Reviewed 25 October 2015

- about the location, it was quite far from downtown (1h walk and 45 minutes walk to the nearest restaurant) so you had better have a car or take the bus (last bus is at 4pm). - about the rooms, it is clean, but if you choose "open dorm" you will be sleeping in the hallway next to the kitchen...

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Aloha Emma, thanks for your feedback. Some guests assume that we are located close to downtown but we are actually 4 miles away from the town of Hilo. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us as we would've helped you in making other accommodation arrangements that would work best for you. Our open dorm...

Perth
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This is an excellent choice if you are touring Mauna Kea and the Volcanoes National Park. We needed a place to stay so that we could do the tours (which we did through the lodge - highly recommended). The tours themselves were excellent - small group, personal, very accommodating and we had awesome guides Ikaika and Lauren. They were hilarious...

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Aloha to our guests from Perth. Mahalo for taking the time to review Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures and choosing us! We offer tours and accommodations at great rates. I'll relay your positive comments to Ikaika and Lauren. Our staff is what makes Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures. We welcome you back soon on your next trip to the Big...

oswestry, england
Reviewed 13 October 2015

As there aren't many hotels in Hilo, Arnott's lodge stood out, especially as we got a discount on our Mauna Kea tour with them. We had a one bedroom suite, which was basically a two bedroom suite with one bedroom door locked. This had a kitchen and a lounge. So, we had a lot of space, but a small bedroom...

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Aloha to our guests from Oswestry! Mahalo for the thorough review. We are happy to hear that Arnott's Lodge met your needs during your stay in Hilo. The suite that you were in could easily be converted to a semi-private room, a 1BR suite and a 2BR suite so that we could give our guests more options to rooms. We...

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Very professional, clean and quiet place to stay. The staff are really nice and helpful. All of the facilities are good and maintained well. After seeing few places at the area, this is one of the best choices you can have. Notice you must have a car as it's a bit out of town.

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Aloha to our guest from Israel! Mahalo for the review. We do our best in making our guests feel at home and keeping our facilities clean. We are about 4 miles out of town so hiring a car is ideal but there's also the bus and hiring our bikes for just $10 a day! We welcome you back soon on...

lanta
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We spent 3 nights at arnott's and we highly appreciated location, employees friendliness. We had a suite for a family of four, well equipped and clean. This is definitively a good place for medium budget, I would recommend.

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Aloha Lanta! Mahalo for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures. We are glad to hear that your family had a good stay. We are ideal for all types of travelers from budget to those that are willing to do a private tour. We hope to see you again soon on your next adventure to Hawaii. Aloha

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We chose Arnott's because it had relatively good reviews and was a decent price. While it was no surprise that it leaned toward a hostel type of accommodation, there was the option of a private room with its own bath. We arrived on a stifling hot & humid day and were hoping for some relief in our room. The main...

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Aloha to our guests from Portland. Mahalo for the honest review. You could say that we are more on the rustic side as we do not claim to be a resort and as our website states we are a no frills lodge. Electricity is extremely high in Hawaii therefore we try our best to keep our costs low and do...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Went there in sept and had a queen room. The room is like part of an apartment with shared kitchen facility. Nothing amazing about the room but the kitchen facilities were pretty good. Parking on site is free. The best thing about the place is the trips they organized. We took the Mauna Kea star gazing trip..the guide was experienced...

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Aloha to our guests from Singapore! Thanks for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures. We are happy to hear that you took our Mauna Kea tour as the summit is a must see when visiting Hawaii. The stars are amazing when it's nice and clear on Mauna Kea. We hope to see you again soon on your next trip to...

Eastsound, Washington
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I stayed in a deluxe room, and while the room and bath are small, it was clean and the bed and air conditioner made for a comfortable stay. It is close to a few very nice beaches where snorkeling is done.

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Aloha to our guests from Eastsound. Thanks for taking the time to review Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures. We are fortunate to be in the location where you can hear waves crashing and you're walking distance to swimming turtles. Come and stay with us again soon on your next trip to the Big Island. Aloha

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Arnott's is just what we needed during our trip. A clean place to sleep, access to laundry facilities and a kitchen, and a helpful staff!I It was the perfect place to stay for a couple of nights in Hilo.

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Aloha to our guests from Bellevue! Mahalo for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures. We are glad to hear that Arnott's Lodge was perfect for your stay in Hilo. Our facilities help travelers tend to their laundry and surf online their next adventure. We hope to see you again soon on your next trip to Hilo. Aloha

Moneta, Virginia
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We chose Arnott's because we took their tour to Mona Kea. The tour was amazing. Our guide,Lauren, was excellent and very knowledgeable. Upon our return we were able to crawl into a bed without having to drive. We were there for only one night but found everything we needed.

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Aloha to our guests from Moneta! Mahalo for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures for our Mauna Kea tour. It can be exhausting after a tour and it's nice when you can just crawl into bed and rest and not have to bother driving to your hotel after a tour. We are a one stop shop with lodging and various...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures is located in a delightful, tropical area minutes from the coastline. We offer a range of affordable accommodations from backpackers in one building, to deluxe rooms with private bathroom in another. In between these accommodation extremes we have semi-private/suites that include a shared bathroom and a kitchenette which makes family vacations affordable. We also incorporate a beautiful camp ground for campers. Inexpensive bike rentals are available. Arnott's also has its own tour division where lodge guests get substantial discounts on incredible adventures such as the summit of Mauna Kea, Volcanoes National Park and Valleys and Waterfalls Tours. Come experience a relaxed Hawaii environment within walking distance to green sea turtles and swimming beaches. We hope to see you soon. Aloha ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnott's Lodge

Address: 98 Apapane Rd, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4907
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: ₹ 8,053 - ₹ 11,850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“We stayed in room #4; upstairs (No elevator) in the back. Loved the room.”
 of 5 bubbles bubbleartist, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The suite in which we had a semi-private room had tile floor throughout so sound travelled very efficiently. If there had been others staying in the suite I probably would have used earplugs just in case others were up and about when I was sleeping, but they weren't necessary when it was only us. The bed was a bit soft, but in good condition.”
 of 5 bubbles P4458OTwendys, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 1st floor rooms are pretty bright, sunny & quiet !”
 of 5 bubbles shaktim2017, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Spring for a deluxe room - you get your own bathroom, access to a kitchen, and more privacy. ”
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“Respect your fellow travellers privacy”
 of 5 bubbles clogsych, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
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