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Arnott's Lodge

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arnotts lodge was fantastic, both the accommodation and the tours. We stayed in a three bedroom suite which just had new aircons put in. They were great! Doug is lovely and so were the tour guides, with the trip to manua kea with bear being my favourite. It's really close to the beach which is fantastic, for getting in and... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I read other reviews about this place before we decided to stay there, and the were all spot on. We read that Arnott's is a no frills hostel/hotel designed for hikers and was know to be super clean. We are used to staying in much more fancy hotels, but figured we be adventerous and give it a shot. We are... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very helpful and friendly, offering great advice when asked. The dorms have plenty of space (no bunk beds) and all the facilities are remarkably clean. Common area outside is nice with plenty of space to hang out.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely renovated semi private facalities. Great shared kitchen. Very clean and well kept. Only 45mins from the volcanoes and 10mins into Hilo. The staff were also very friendly and was nice to help celebrate Arnotts 26th Birthday.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasons to stay here: + quiet location (own transport required) + good value for money + attentive staff (Brittany and Sarah) and friendly hosts + nice outside lounge area with separate TV room + 'quiet zone' enforced from 10pm + no bunk beds, only individual beds in dormitory + clean and well equipped kitchen + great shower in male dormitory... More 

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great location in Hawaii Big Island. We stayed at Arnott's Lodge as backpackers on their Campsite. The kitchens and "bathrooms" were clean, only that there could be more silverware in the kitchens. In the big loungearea you can hang around and have great chats with other guests. We also booked the Mauna Kea Sunset Tour at Arnott's Adventures. Our... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one bedroom suite for only one night but would have happily stayed longer if our schedule allowed. The suite was impeccably clean. Simply furnished but more than adequate in very way. The kitchen was handy to have (fridge in our bedroom). Absolute highlight was breakfast on the balcony with geckos frolicking around us. Staff were great; helpful,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 6 of us stayed for 4 nights. The apartment was perfect for us, and the new air-conditioning was appreciated! Doug and his staff were very friendly. The mauna kea tour is a must do! The lodge is a little out of town so I wold recommend hiring a car, it's a hot walk to the nearest restaurant!

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arnott's Lodge offers a good base to explore Big Island. We loved the not so touristy town of Hilo, as well as the unique beaches of the westcoast. For travelers without car (and those who enjoy biking), Arnott's Lodge offers beach-cruiser-bicycles to a fair price. Bring food, since there's no café or restaurant close. Don't expect hikes if you book... More 

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Richmond, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the lodge for 4 days in a group of 6. Doug, the staff at the lodge and all the tour guides were fantastic. The room we stayed in was recently renovated and all common areas made for a great atmosphere. Arnott's lodge is highly recommended and the Mauna Kea tour is a must!

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures is located in a delightful, tropical area minutes from the coastline. We offer a range of affordable accommodations from backpackers in one building, to deluxe rooms with private bathroom in another. In between these accommodation extremes we have semi-private/suites that include a shared bathroom and a kitchenette which makes family vacations affordable. We also incorporate a beautiful camp ground for campers. Inexpensive bike rentals are available. Arnott's also has its own tour division where lodge guests get substantial discounts on incredible adventures such as the summit of Mauna Kea, Volcanoes National Park and Valleys and Waterfalls Tours. Come experience a relaxed Hawaii environment within walking distance to green sea turtles and swimming beaches. We hope to see you soon. Aloha ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnott's Lodge

Address: 98 Apapane Rd, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4907
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $111 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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