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Arnott's Lodge

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Reviewed March 4, 2016

I am a swimmer and what I found on the Big Island, lots of strong currents, big waves and very small areas where there is safe & easy access to the water......so much lava. Nothing to do with Arnott's, but when I heard receptionist answering...More

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Response from AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's LodgeResponded April 11, 2016

Aloha and thanks for your review. We are in an excellent location unlike no other. Our beaches here are surrounded by lava unlike the west side of the island. There is a beach 2 blocks away that is great for swimming as you would see...More

Reviewed February 28, 2016

We spent one night in the Deluxe room # 2 of Arnott's Lodge. It is a kind of a hostel combined with a few private accommodation rentals. The location, layout of the facilities and the room we had was excellent. The service from the young...More

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Response from AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's LodgeResponded April 11, 2016

Aloha and thanks for your honest review. Our goal at Arnott's Lodge is for our guests to have a memorable stay and I wished you notified the front desk or housekeeping about your sheets. We could've changed the sheets for you. We do our best...More

Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

This was one night only so we did not need a full kitchen Television was downstairs in a community room. There was also a community eating area. Great for family going on one of the adventure tours The price was right but I don't recommend...More

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Response from AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's LodgeResponded April 11, 2016

Aloha and thanks for your honest review. Yes, we do not claim ourselves as upscale though we maintain clean facilities. We are a unique place in Hilo that you will not experience anywhere else in Hawaii. It can get a little noisy when we've got...More

Reviewed February 21, 2016

We stayed for three nights in a Queen Deluxe room; these are in a bungalow across from the main backpacker lodge so it’s quite secluded and quiet (apart from the Coqui frogs but that’s not specific to Arnott’s!). Our room number 2 had its own...More

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Response from AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's LodgeResponded April 11, 2016

Aloha and mahalo for your awesome review! We do private minimal housekeeping service and that would entail emptying out your trash, replacing bath mats and refilling toilet paper. We do offer full service housekeeping at an extra cost. We are happy to hear that you...More

Reviewed February 19, 2016

We live on Oahu and spent three days on the Island of Hawaii. All at Arnotts Lodge.,The first impression was how clean and tidy it is. The help is friendly and knowledgeable. Owners Doug and Glory took the time to speak and ask if all...More

Thank Dave T
Response from AlohaArnotts, Manager at Arnott's LodgeResponded March 7, 2016

Aloha and mahalo for the great review! We aim to provide a clean place for our guests. We've got a great team and we appreciate each and every one of them. I agree we are not the Hilton and we work very hard to make...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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$89 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
$89 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Rahul A
March 9, 2017|
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Response from AlohaArnotts | Property representative |
Aloha Rahul, Are you landing in Hilo or Kona? We are located in Hilo. You may travel by taking our tours: Mauna Kea, Volcano National Park and Valleys and Waterfall Tour. We also provide private tours. We also have... More
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Rahul A
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Marissa A | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend botanical gardens and volcano. My top 2 favorites when in on the big Island. Followed by snorkeling and swimming at hapuna beach near kona.I didn't get to snorkel at hilo, but heard some parts are nice. The... More
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July 10, 2016|
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Response from AlohaArnotts | Property representative |
Yes, you would need to fly from Hilo to Honolulu or Kona to Honolulu for your flight to Australia. We have 2 airports on the Big Island. The airport closer to us Hilo. Hope this helps.
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