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Grand Bend, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights while in Hilo and would not recommend staying here. Thank goodness the bedding and shower were clean but the carpet was stained and the room was dirty. The breakfast offered each morning was fine but the shared kitchen needed a good cleaning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We stayed one night at Aaron's Cottages while visiting Volcano's National Park after reading some positive reviews here. We were NOT disappointed. We wanted to "live like a local" for the limited time we were on the big island and we met that goal. The hotel was about a 6 minute drive to Hilo Airport (ITO) and a block walk... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Clean, comfortable rooms, with fridge in room and access to a shared kitchen. Good breakfast items for self-use including fresh eggs from the host's chickens. Friendly hosts. We only had one night in Hilo and this was an option we'd use again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as we needed something close to the airport and not too far from the volcanoes park. This place was perfect and exceeded all of our expectations. Now if you are looking for a 5 star resort, this is not the place, nor are you paying enough here to expect that. However if you are... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Our stay started off on a confusing note: we've stayed at a number of B&Bs, but we've never had to hunt around for our hosts before, until our stay at Aaron's Cottage. Eventually we found a note attached to our front door and got settled. Not too long later we met one our hosts, Alan, who was very friendly and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

We did not get the meet the owners, we arrived at 4PM and there was no one to check us in and we left in the early morning. Just an envelope with our names and some instructions about how to get in. We stayed in the room across the kitchen. The room was very dirty. The mattress was falling apart.... More 

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Marinette, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

The hosts are wonderful, friendly people! They will be one best parts of your stay in Hilo. The grounds are beautiful and have many tropical fruit trees, Breakfast included locally grown fruit and other ingredients - yummy! The room was basic but very comfortable and functional. There is a community kitchen that is stocked with condiments and snacks You won't... More 

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Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is a steal! The location is great with the beach just a short walk from the property. We walked down each evening and the first trip we saw a beautiful turtle beached. Penne and Alan are incredibly friendly and made our stay incredibly enjoyable. We called ahead to ask if we could store our luggage and without hesitation were... More 

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We were getting into Hilo late after a long day traveling from the east coast, so we were just looking for a cheap place to stay near the airport, and Aaron's was the cheapest decent looking spot I could find. Turned out to be a highlight of the trip, and a great way to start a visit to Hawaii. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was my first time on the Big Island and I'm used to staying in big hotels, so I wasn't quite sure what to expect with Aaron's Cottage. What a nice surprise it was - I really felt like I was visiting a Hawaiian home. As others have said it's only a short drive from Hilo airport so perfect if... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Aaron's Cottage

Address: 54 Keokea Loop, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4927
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $81 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aaron's Cottage 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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Aaron`s Cottage Hotel Hilo
Aaron's Cottage Hilo, Hawaii
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