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Arnott's Lodge

98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
85 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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

Wetumpka, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and I spent 2 nights at Arnotts in a deluxe room. It was very clean and extremely quiet. The personnel were so welcoming and accommodating, and we enjoyed a chance to visit with other travelers in the common spaces. This "communal" type of hotel was new to us, but we would definitely stay there again. The valleys/waterfalls tour... More

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

Aloha to our friends from Alabama! Mahalo nui loa for such a beautiful review of Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and tours with us! Our Deluxe Rooms are definitely our most popular lodging accommodation being that they are private, clean, and comfortable. Arnott's Valley's and Waterfalls Tour is such a great... More

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

basically this is a hostel, not a "hotel". Most of the rooms are shared and face out on to a common courtyard, so you might have people doing their laundry (this happened to me) outside your window in the middle of the night. Shared shower/bathroom, thin matresses, smelly rooms. OK for budget-minded backpackers; otherwise there are nicer places to stay... More

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

Aloha Dannie, Mahalo nui loa for choosing to stay at Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures. It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your stay while lodging with us, and we apologize for any inconvenience you experienced. As stated on our website, Arnott's Lodge is not a full-service Hotel. One will not find a mini-bar, room-service, daily housekeeping, or complimentary... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Arnott's is clean and basic. The location is good - close to the airport and within walking distance of a beach. We took the stargazing tour up to the telescopes and although it was not cheap, you get your money's worth as they drive you up to the summit (a somewhat long and rocky ride) and give a personalized rendition... More

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

Aloha to our friends from Los Angeles! Mahalo nui loa for having chosen Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures for your stay in Hilo on The Big Island of Hawaii, for sharing your experiences and thoughts on TripAdvisor, as well! We are happy to have provided your party with clean, affordable, no-frills lodging accommodations and an excellent adventure tour! We are... More

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place was quiet, not very central, very clean with the usual Hawaiian thing of signs up everywhere telling you what you're not allowed to do ;) I got a discount for staying on a tour to watch the sunset above the clouds at 13000 feet; this in itself was an amazing must see & tour guide was a lovely... More

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

Aloha to our guests from the UK! Mahalo nui loa for choosing Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures for your stay in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii! We would like to also thank you for sharing your experiences on TripAdvisor! As always, Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures strives to offer clean, affordable, friendly, no-frills lodging and tour accommodations for... More

Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our stay at Arnott’s lodge can only be described as the best accommodation we have ever visited. We stated for 9 days in a deluxe room, located in the ‘Annex.’ Which is essential a house across the street from the main lodge, which has been subdivided into several separate rooms which share a common kitchen. It’s not that it was... More

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

Aloha to our friends from Denver, Colorado! Mahalo nui loa for your fantastic review of our lodge! It is always so nice to read that our accommodations met and exceeded the needs of our guests. Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures is a maintained and managed by a group of dedicated individuals that strive to build upon the foundations that owner,... More

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Address: 98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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