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140A Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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The Lotus Garden Hilo
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can't beat the location if you're visiting Hilo. Right in the heart of it, walking distance to farmers' market and local restaurants, museum and movie theatre. Easy access to waterfalls, Volcanoes National Park and Mauna Loa plantation. Cute design, clean, peaceful and friendly management.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This gem is hidden right off a main drag in downtown Hilo – a treasure inside bright red gates just off the beaten path. Megan & Jasper, the owners, have decorated the buildings in cheerful colors, with many special artistic touches throughout. The grounds are really lovely and peaceful, with Buddha sculptures tucked into lush plantings, giant avocado trees, gorgeous... More

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Larkspur, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My Mom and I stayed 2 nights in this lovely, colorful place. It is a pretty, quiet compound, centrally located and full of flowers and a fabulous avocado tree; the cottage we stayed in was very clean, tastefully decorated and had all visitors could need - towels, hairdryer, equipped kitchen, and privacy as the rooms are on separate floors. Hosts... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed in the Lohi Apartment on our last trip to Hilo and could not have had a better stay. Megan and Jasper were wonderful hosts and were always ready with advice on restaurants and places to visit. The location is perfect, right in the heart of Hilo next to the farmers market and a short walk to many great... More

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South Portland, Maine
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We highly recommend The Lotus Garden as the perfect place to stay in Hilo. We stayed in the Lotus Cottage, a charming 2-bedroom raised lodging. This is NOT a conventional "hotel" room/suite but rather a unique place that soothes the soul and fosters a sense of romance. Approaching the Garden from the street, one is given a peek through an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed in the attic of the 'Sugar Shack'. It is a lovely retreat in the midst of town, close to everything you might need. The attic is lovely and full of light. Great ambiance and truly lovely and helpful hosts. Plus, maybe the most comfortable bed I have ever slept on!

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We are a family of four- 2 adults, and kids ages 14 and 10 years old, and we found the Lotus Garden's "Sugar Shack" a welcoming place to call home base while we were staying in Hilo. We appreciated having the space to spread out, including functional outdoor areas and a full kitchen, and the location right in downtown Hilo... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My wife, two year old son and I stayed at the Lotus Garden for four nights in January. Overall our stay was great. We rented 'The Lotus' which was a two bedroom apartment that had a queen bed and twin bed plus a small kitchen and living space. There was a small deck off of the front where we were... More

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Kingston, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My husband and I traveled to the Big Island with our cousin, and we visited all around the island, ending up in Hilo at the Lotus Garden with Megan and Jasper. This was by far our most unique lodging. We loved being right in town, just steps away from the farmer's market and a short drive to many interesting things.... More

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Bellingham
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We have just enjoyed our second visit to Lotus Cottage. It is a lovely dwelling, peaceful, cozy and inviting. Lush bath towels and bedding. So comfortable! The location is excellent, right dowtown in Hilo, near the Farmer's Market and within easy walking distance of several excellent museums. It is a fairly short drive to the Scenic Drive and the Hawaiian... More

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Address: 140A Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
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The Lotus Garden Hilo Hawaii

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