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Arnott's Lodge

98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Hilo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Denver, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Sherbrooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights and took a Mauna Kea Tour at the end of june. The palce is clean and simple as we expected. The staff is friendly. We enjoyed the Mauna Kea tour. This is more than just a ride to the top. We took a tour downtown Hilo stopped by Rainbow Falls and then went to the Mauna... More

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Boerne
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Spent 3 nights while we visited in an around Hilo, simple and clean, with friendly staff, Thanks, Glory again! Good Price for Hawaii, They offer tours, and tips on what to see. Mauna Kea is great, if I had to do it over again I would rent a jeep and drive myself up there, the tour was good but a... More

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

Aloha to our guests from Boerne! Mahalo for your review! We enjoy having guests who appreciate what we have to offer: a clean and comfortable place for travelers to rest between adventures. We also offer several tours (with discounts given to our guests staying multiple nights!), including tours to see Mauna Kea, local spots and waterfalls, and tours to see... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is clean, accommodating, and pleasant, and I highly recommend it. They handled my apprehension so well (I was arriving late due to a travel SNAFU)! There is an outside dining area and movie area. It is a short walk to the rocky coastline to see the Hilo city lights. It is only a mile and a half from... More

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

Aloha! Mahalo for your good review! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we were happy to help with your arrival. We try to provide every guest with a clean and comfortable place to rest at night, as well as with friendly staff that are happy to answer any questions you may have. Our lodge is... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Arrived for a 4 night stay and greeted with an extremely friendly welcome! I stayed in a deluxe room with a shared kitchen. Very clean, good amenities and friendly staff throughout my stay! I highly recommend the Volcano & National Park tour. Our guide Ikaika was a knowledgable and funny bloke who tailored the tour to our needs. There are... More

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

Aloha to our guest from the UK! Mahalo for your review! We love to hear from all of our guests, especially those who also take our tours and can offer input in both areas. Thank you for your praise of our excellent Volcanoes National Park tour! We will definitely pass it on to Ikaika. We are glad you appreciated our... More

Sydney, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The lady at reception provided the most friendly welcome and check-in I think I have ever received. I stayed in a deluxe room with private ensuite and found it to be clean and comfortable and great value for money.

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

Aloha to our guests from Sydney! Mahalo for your great review! It’s great to hear that you appreciated what we have to offer for travelers-our rooms are always clean and we do our best to keep them as comfortable as possible. We have room types here to suit nearly any budget; from tent camping and dormitory style beds, all the... More

Bundaberg, Australia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We loved our time at Arnott's Lodge. The facilities were clean and comfortable. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the Tours were great. Deano is awesome!! Great value for money and would definitely recommend to anybody :) The only downside is that it is out of town but other than that everything else was wonderful.

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

Aloha to our guests from Australia! Mahalo for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your tour to Mauna Kea! We hope you were able to take advantage of our guest rate-any guests staying two nights or more get a great discount on our tours. Our lodge is located in a residential area of... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This hostel was just right for the money. First it was very clean, the reception people were very helpful and warm. The place felt secure and mutual respect for all seems to be the common theme. I like the quiet hours of 10:00PM-6:00PM. The location is close to two beaches, but a car would make it easier to get to... More

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

Aloha to our guest from Minnesota! Mahalo for your great review! We love when guests appreciate our dormitories-we have a wide range of lodging types, from tent camping, to dorm beds, up to semi-private and private rooms and suites. Our dormitory rooms are definitely the best budget option for guests who like a roof over their heads at a low... 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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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 tenters. 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 and Volcanoes National Park. 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 
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