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Arnott's Lodge

98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Arnott's Lodge in November on our self drive tour around The Big Island. We wanted to be near the Volcano National Park, to maximize our time in the park. We are glad that we did as it rained most days, as we were not far away we could tailor our trips to avoid the bad weather. This... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I traveled around the Big Island and this was by far the best value for our money. We had a private room and bathroom for $80/night, plus we got a discount for our trip up Mauna Kea with Arnott's. The room itself was a decent size and in good shape. We had access to kitchen space and... More 

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Quebec, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my fifth stay at Arnott's Lodge and I enjoyed it's quiet atmosphere again. Deluxe rooms are very comfortable and clean . . . Plus, I could cook my meals. Staff is very friendly and helpful ! I will surely go back again.

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Arnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friend from Quebec!! We are happy to hear that you've chosen to stay with us five times!! We do our best in maintaining our quiet hours but also keeping our place quaint. Our deluxe units are our most popular rooms which includes air condition and wifi. Sometimes cooking a simple meal is what is needed while traveling.... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hostel/lodge is great in some ways - it's close to a lot of beautiful beaches and parks, but it can be hard to get to the town and other places if you don't have your own car. There's no public transport, so you can bike around or take taxis but it's something to be aware of... More 

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Arnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friend from Auckland!! Thanks for your review and choosing to stay with us. We know that there are other options for you to stay in Hilo but our location is special. We are a 5 minute car ride to downtown but we have the public bus ($2 fare) that runs everyday except on Sundays and holidays and... More 

San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arnott's Lodge has a friendly staff and a nice vibe. If you stay here you should a book a tour to Mauna Kea with them, since it's impossible to go up to the summit on your own if you don't have a four-wheel drive vehicle. Our Arnott's Lodge tour guide to Mauna Kea was Dave and he did a great... More 

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Arnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friends from San Francisco! Mahalo for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures!! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our lodge and our Maunakea tour. We have a great staff and we aim to provide all of our guests a warm welcome and stay. We will pass your compliments to our guide Dave. Safety is key when... More 

Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Arnott's deluxe room which we booked was very comfortable. It was nice to have our own kitchen for a couple of days, cook some fresh produce from the local area and and relax in some additional space over a standard hotel room. It's a basic fit out, but at the price is certainly good value. The room doesn't have curtains... More 

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AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friends from Perth!! Mahalo for your review and choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures for your accommodation in Hilo. Our deluxe units are our most requested units and it sounds like you chose our deluxe suite, which is the biggest deluxe room with its own kitchenette. You can't beat our prices!! Our location is about 5 minutes... More 

Freeport, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our group of 5 couples stayed in the deluxe rooms #2-6 in the separate building. We shared the common area living and kitchen spaces. The rooms were nice and also had individual air conditioners. Our visit was in September for two nights .. and it was pretty warm then, so we appreciated the A/C. Hilo is a great place to... More 

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AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha Mary! Thank you for choosing Arnott’s Lodge and Hiking Adventures for your stay in Hilo! We are very happy to hear that everything was to your liking while you stayed with us! We do indeed offer many types of rooms, depending on individual guest preferences, and we always try to work with each incoming guest to arrange the best... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Thank you so much Arnots for the fantastic stay! A wonderfully located site with all amenities and more. I'd also like to mention how you went the extra mile for sleeping arrangements to accommodate our group of 19. We shared the site with others in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend this lodge to anyone wanting a relaxed and... More 

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AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friends from Northcote College! Thank you for choosing to stay at Arnott’s Lodge with your group! We enjoyed having you guys stay with us as much as you enjoyed staying! We always try to provide the best lodging that we can for our guests, and that includes figuring out the most comfortable sleeping arrangements for large groups... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
88 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I try and keep my long vacation costs down by mixing in camping where possible. Arnotts is mainly lodging and dorms but also has a nice little grass area for tents. Well shielded from main road noise meant good sleep quality an you can access the clean and comfortable lounge areas and kitchens to make the camping very pleasant. Guests... More 

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AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friends from Melbourne, Mahalo nui loa for staying with Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures during your stay in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii! Thank you for your amazing review of our lodge, tour, and staff! Your positive feedback will be shared with our team in an effort to continue the professional, knowledgeable, and dedicated service... More 

Maui
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Our ukulele group of 15 recently stayed at Arnott's. We booked four 2-bedroom suites. It couldn't have been more perfect for our purposes. We practiced most evenings in the lounge area where we could have our own beverages and food. We met with other travelers. The beach was close by. The staff friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean. We... More 

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AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha to our friends from Maui! Mahalo nui loa for staying with Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures! Arnott's Lodge is a great choice for group accommodations! Between our spacious 2 and 3 bedroom suites and our large Guest Patio, there is plenty of space for groups to stay and gather. Thank you for gracing us with all of the lovely... More 

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Address: 98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
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Number of rooms: 30
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