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The Lotus Garden Hilo

140A Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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
    5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Cologne, Germany
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The setting and the place is really nice. It's downtown Hilo and the location is super convenient. Restaurants, a farmers market and the beach is in walking distance. Megan and Jasper are outgoing, friendly and very nice. Most of the houses are in the garden in the back and away from the main street. We, unfortunately, stayed in one of... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I organised our trip to the Big Island 6 months in advance, including one night booked and paid for in full at this accommodation. 3 days prior to our intended stay, and while in the midst of our Hawaii adventure, I received an email from the owner advising that a new booking system had overwritten our booking and apologised that... More 

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MeganI992, Owner at The Lotus Garden Hilo, responded to this review

We never like to disappoint and it was unfortunate that this guest missed out. We always try to do our best to accommodate a guest the best way that we can. More 

Havering, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My husband and I chose to stay at the Lotus Garden as part of our honeymoon and we certainly wasn't disappointed. When we arrived Megan wasn't around but Jasper helped settle us in to our room along with one of his and Megan's cat - as we're both cat lovers we found the cat with the long fur to be... More 

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Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife and I spent a week at The Lotus garden and found the entire experience to be outstanding. The room itself was clean and well furnished, and was adjacent to a full kitchen. The setting was charming, colorful, and with the kind of feel you just can't find at a hotel or most other settings. The Hosts, Megan &... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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
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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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