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The Lotus Garden Hilo

140A Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Redlands, CA
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We planned a 3 night stay in Hilo for March 2016 and then found the dates were at the start of the Merrie Monarch Festival. After contacting several hotels and inns, all with No Vacancy, I contacted The Lotus Garden as their website showed our dates available. I called to confirm and get details. We spoke on the phone at... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I stayed here with my wife on our honeymoon. The cottage was clean and well appointed, the owners were very friendly and we had some nice talks. Comfy bed, no airconditioning but fans do the trick. Nice location and conviently located, no hotel parking but plenty of parking spaces nearby. Some great food options too.

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montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We had a great experience at this vacation rental. Meghan and Jasper are really nice folks. The hotel itself is located in the heart of Hilo. A lot of restaurant of great restaurants are accessible by foot. What we liked : - We we're upgraded to a more luxurious accomodation - Feels remote while being in Downtown Hilo - very... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Just our luck we flew in during a tropical storm. I totally underestimated the amount of rainfall this side of the island gets. Amazingly this property didn't flood. The balinese inspired decor and colors are well done. Orchids and green plants seem to grow everywhere. The place is described accurately. Our main objective for staying 8 nights here was to... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful zen oasis very close to anything you might need. Meghan and Jasper were there to greet us upon arrival and were extremely humble and pleasant. The studio was absolutely gorgeous with particular attention to detail. A very relaxing atmosphere with an exquisite lilipad pond adjacent to the outside shower (yes, hot water) allowing to feel one with nature. What... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We stayed at the Lotus Garden with some friends. Meghan is such a sweet and accommodating host. The cottage was very clean and comfortable. The downstairs indoor/outdoor shower took a bit to get used to, but hey, I'm all about new experiences. Take a shower before bed to help you sleep better without A/C. When we return to Hilo, we'll... More 

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Adelaide Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I could justify giving this accommodation 2, 3, 4 or 5 stars as it's full of pros an cons depending on what you are looking for. It was obvious we weren't expected despite having a booking confirmation. This was quickly and smoothly rectified and we spent the night in the small upstairs cottage. This was very clean, bright and colourful.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Megan and Jasper are incredibly gracious and personable hosts, and the Lotus Garden is a beautiful place. Hilo is a very cute town, with plenty of attractions, but Lotus Garden is the best accommodation available by far. It's cute, warm, tropical, and it has a ton of personality. It's conveniently located, and it really makes the stay more colorful. Our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Quaint cottages and studio accommodation in peaceful garden-setting Very accommodating hosts, rooms quite clean Great downtown location - ridiculously close to supermarkets, great restaurants and local farmer's market

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California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a long overdue review from a trip in August 2014. We arrived just after Hurricane Iselle did what she could to ruin the island. It certainly could have been much worse than it was. Megan and Jasper were still cleaning up when my family arrived, and we couldn't have had a warmer welcome. We had been in touch... More 

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