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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rhinebeck, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great accommodations, great excursions, great folks. Just please be aware that when they say there is no food available nearby - they mean it. If you don't have a car (and I didn't), it's a long walk alongside a busy road to get to the nearest restaurant. But it was so easy and enjoyable leaving myself in their hands for... More 

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

Aloha and Mahalo for your review! We are happy to hear that everything was great!! And you took all of our tours at a discounted rate. If you want to be close to downtown Hilo and have the conveniences of shops and restaurants we would recommend renting a car. We are 4 miles out of downtown Hilo. If you don't... More 

Albany Creek
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just what we were looking for in Hilo as there is not much accommodation available. We chose the 'deluxe' with our own bathroom in a small house-like building with other locked rooms, which was well worth it. It's an older style place but great value for money for those on a budget. Location was brilliant for the Volcano... More 

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

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it! We're glad that you found us as the perfect and safe place for your stay in Hilo. Arnott's Lodge is close to Mauna Kea, Volcano National Park, major waterfalls, botanical gardens, museums, Farmer's Market etc. We look forward to your future stay with us. Aloha More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the personal service at Arnott's Lodge, the speedy online reservation system and email answers to my numerous questions, as well as all the little extra touches in the room: tablecloths on the kitchen and porch table, beautiful fresh anthurium blooms on the table, tea tree body wash in the shower.... and the whole place was sparking clean! We... More 

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

Mahalo for your awesome review! We are glad that you had a nice stay and that our staff was accommodating. We take pride in our place and hope that our guests enjoy it as much as we do. Your referral to others would mean a great deal to us as we continue to attract travelers that want something unique on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very happy with the stay here: it is just far enough from Hilo to be quiet (you can hear waves crashing at night! :), yet close enough to be convenient. I loved the friendliness of the staff and lack of pretension about the whole place. Many areas to socialize and even bikes to rent! Almost like staying at... More 

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

Aloha and mahalo for the review. Our team is funkily friendly! We are within minutes from the beach and yes, you can even hear the waves crashing! We are an easy going, simple, clean place that makes you feel comfortable and in the mode of relaxation once you step on our ground. We are happy to hear that Arnott's Lodge... More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great stay in the deluxe suite for a nice price. Very friendly and profesionnal staff. Great tours. Not so conveniend if you don't have a car. 3 miles from Hilo town close to some nice beaches, but not doable by bike or bus.

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

Thanks for taking the time to review Arnott's Lodge! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our deluxe room as well as our tours. We are located 3 miles out of downtown and it is accessible by walking, bike riding or by hourly bus except Sundays and holidays. A car is recommended if you want the convenience of... More 

Congress, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights and loved it. It has a feeling of living like a local because of the neighborhood location and our shared kitchen. Any issues were minor and taken care of quickly in a friendly manner. Their tours are well done also.

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

Aloha to our friends from Arizona! Mahalo for your review. We are happy to hear that you loved staying at Arnott's Lodge. Our location is very popular amongst the locals due to our popular beaches. We have kitchenettes in all units from shared to private. I'm glad to hear that issues were resolved with aloha. We hope to see you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

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

Aloha to our guests from Sydney!! Thanks for taking the time to review Arnott's Lodge and providing your honest feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of the amenities. My husband and I are travelers ourselves so we know the needs of other travelers. Cleanliness is very important so we strive to keep our lodge as clean... More 

Midland, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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

Aloha to our friends from Michigan! Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. We greatly appreciate it. Our deluxe units are our most popular rooms along with our suites, if you want your own private kitchen. You can't beat our prices here in Hilo! We are located in an area where our grounds are surrounded by hibiscus, banana... More 

Quebec, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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 December 2, 2014

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 

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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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