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Aaron's Cottage

54 Keokea Loop Road, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #11 of 18 Hilo B&B and Inns
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Seattle, Washington
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96 reviews 96 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Inexpensive, clean, comfortable, great breakfast, close to great beaches and restaurants. What more could you want? We only spent one night, but wished we had planned to stay longer. The owner is very friendly and provides excellent recommendations for nearby restaraunts, sights, and activities. She was also very accommodating and allowed us to drop off luggage early so we had... More 

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Skaneateles, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights but I would have been happier to stay 3 weeks! Alan & Penne are lovely people who do their best to make sure their guests are comfortable & well fed. The island breakfasts are delicious & include fresh squeezed juice from their trees when available. It was so very nice to go to sleep to... More 

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Singapore
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We drove to Aaron's cottage and didn't know what and where we were headed to along the small road leading to the place. A nice surprise and I fell in love with the place. The owner Alan is a friendly family man with 3 dogs - 2 boisterous dalmatians Max and Missy who came out to greet us. Pantry was... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Aaron's Cottage is a nice place to stay in Hilo that feels like it is off the beaten track. Stayed here with my husband for 2 nights, wish we could have stayed longer and we will definitely be back next time we are in Hilo! It has a very down-home feeling, which we enjoyed, especially the delicious and generous breakfasts,... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a nice place to stay while in Hilo. While this is an older property and not a luxury hotel, it is very comfortable, clean, safe, quiet, in a residential neighborhood, but still near to airport. There are only 3 units which share a community kitchen that has a stove and microwave, so you can cook your own meals... More 

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Syracuse , NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our party of 5 stayed at Aaron's Cottage shortly after Tropical Storm Iselle hit the east side of The Big Island . Although 4 of us are actually Hilo natives visiting from the mainland for a family reunion , we could not have been made to feel more at home by Alan and Penne ! Warm and friendly hosts w/out... More 

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Pickering
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Due to Hurricane Iselle, we had to delay our arrival to the Cottage by a day. When we spoke with Penne, she totally understood. We were put at ease when we spoke to her because she is so kind. Upon our arrival, we were given a tour of the room, the yard and the "secret beach". Alan picked a coconut... More 

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USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My wife and I made our way to the Big Island after a few days in O'ahu, and knew we wanted a simple, budget-friendly, but comfortable place to stay in Hilo. We were used to waking up 6am due to the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and so when we got to Aaron's Cottage, got to sleep in, and had... More 

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Aaron's cottage is very well located, near airport and downtown HIlo, but for sure a rental car is a must. Day trip to the volcano and Puna area are very easy. Alan, Penny and the dogs are very friendly and Ms Penny bake excellent breads and goodies for the breakfast. We really enjoy our stay.

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Sunnyvale, California
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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Room is excellent. Aaron is super nice. Great location if you are visiting the volcano NP. By the way there's absolutely no need to stay in the Volcano hotel, I'll see nothing at night, all you save is 20min driving.

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