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Arnott's Lodge

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Arnott's Lodge for a few days and booked the Volcanoes National Park tour as well as the Mauna Kea Sunset & Stargazing tour. As we were staying at the lodge, we each received a discount from each tour which was a nice surprise! The lodge itself offers a very comfortable stay and the vibe is so relaxed.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the Deluxe Queen bed rooms for a couple of nights. The room was small but okay, had a small fridge and could walk out in the backyard. The ensuite washroom was small, and smelled moldy. That was our main complaint. The shared kitchen was well equipped so we could make our own dinner. One of... More 

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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place reminds me of backpacking and traveling from hostel to hostel in Australia, so it's only natural that Mr Arnott is of the famous cookie family from Australia, and fashioned this lovely hostel after those in Oz. The grounds were kept immaculate, the rooms and bathrooms even cleaner! This is a simple, no frills olace, budget friendly! We rented... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in late August. I first thought it is a hotel but it is actually more like a upgraded hostel. Here are major pros and cons. Pros: - Economic. It is really cheap compared to hotels in Honolulu or west coast of Big Island. - Fully equipped kitchen for making our own meals. - Nice... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well organized and located in a very quiet area. You get in touch with the beauty of nature in this lodge. The staff were amazing and they have good trips too. Prices were really good and you can find everything you need in the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arnott's Lodge was exactly what we were looking for, and after staying one night there, we wished we had booked our entire y-night stay on the island there. We stayed in one of the deluxe suites, so that's the only part of the lodging we can fairly review. From the minute we set foot in the space, we were happy.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know why, but seeing Arnott's as I'd drive to Hilo's beaches always piqued my interest. We ended up deciding to stay here during part of our most recent trip, given the positive reviews. We were looking forward to being out of Hilo's center proper, but as my boyfriend noticed, it's kind of weird to drive through the industrial... More 

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AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's Lodge, responded to this review

Aloha and thanks for the extensive review. I'm glad you finally stayed at Arnott's as you obviously appreciated the area we are in. As you said you had lived in Hilo your comment passing through the industrial area seems strange as all over the world one has to pass through less desirable areas to get to the nice areas. Did... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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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