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Arnott's Lodge

#2 of 8 Hotels in Hilo
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98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here last week and found the staff friendly, a nice social atmosphere (but not a party atmosphere - you won't be kept up all night) and facilities were great. I stayed in the 2 bed shared room as the open bunk beds (which were a little cheaper at $28) were sold out. The bed was really comfortable and... More 

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Bendoc, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Arnott's lodge for 3 nights on our trip around the Big Island. We had just come from a hostel dorm in Waikiki so booked the private double room with shared kitchen and bathroom. Was really affordable and not much extra really than shared accomodation prices. The room came with all linen and towels plus a bar fridge and... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guest house is well- sited, handy to the Airport and the road down to Kilauea. We had an en- suite room with a/c and a fridge, shared a kitchen with 5 other rooms. Excellent value for money, and very helpful and welcoming staff.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used Arnott's Lodge as a base to visit Volcano National Park. Was clean, tidy and great value for money. Would highly recommend for those looking with a budget. The staff were friendly and helpful. Would use again without hesitation.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are older (70+) travelers/backpackers on a strict budget but needing all necessary services. Repeat customer! Free tenting/dorms + basic shared facilities are best value on Hawaii. Deluxe room with mini fridge, private bath, double bed, away from main buildings. Price $80 +tax. Bed, bathroom, kitchen spotless but full maid with minimal service intrusion. Self catered 80% for a week.... More 

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Stuart, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older property but well maintained. It has a very outdoor feeling, back to nature look. Its nice for larger groups with alot of outdoor social areas to hangout in, so you really need to like the outdoors. We traveled with family and friends, a party of 6 and it accomodated us perfectly. Clean, with friendly staff.

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Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I appreciated the friendly greeting I immediately received upon arrival. All of my questions were answered. I stayed two nights and felt very safe the entire time. This was a pleasant beginning for me.

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Southern Finland, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My dorm was very basic and clean. The bath was spacey, which was nice. The location is quiet and some 2 - 3 km from the city center. I stayed only 1 night. The area outside with tables and chairs was very nice.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Arnott's for the first time last week for 5 nights. We came from Maui, where we were in a timeshare condo for a week. We thought that we would miss all the "comforts" of those bigger resorts with the pools, spa and TVs galore, but in fact we found ourselves in a true vacation hideaway. The room... More 

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

Aloha to our friends from San Diego! Mahalo for taking the time to review Arnott's Lodge. I'm happy to hear that you experienced a true vacation hideaway. We are a no frills place but with the luxury of free Wifi in your rooms and our location you are looking at the most ideal place to relax in Hilo. Our kitchenettes... More 

Centralia, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was great. The staff was friendly, the amenities were more than I expected. We dropped in without a reservation and they were very helpful. The deluxe queen room was great. It had a private bathroom, very comfortable queen bed(which is huge as I have a bad back), ac unit, refrigerator, inside table and outside table through the sliding... More 

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

Aloha to our friends from Washington! Mahalo for the awesome review!! We are glad your enjoyed your stay with us. We're always thinking of ways to improve our guests stay by listening to their feedback and reviews but also implementing changes. You can't beat the value of our rooms. Thanks again for choosing to stay with us. We look forward... More 

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