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Arnott's Lodge

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#1 of 8 Hotels in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 181*
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Rapid City, Michigan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you don't have a car this is not the place to stay no stores or restaurants within a mile radius.. Quiet and clean, but no frills. Suite would be good for a family with microwave, refrigerator, and stove with cooking supplies. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had Lauren as our driver and guide. Fortunately, our group of 12 all met at the lodge so there was no shuttling needed. We just loaded and headed out. First stop was rainbow falls. A great place to get into mood. This was also a great place to use the restroom before heading to the visitors Centre. Appreciably, we...

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Honolulu, HI
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It fits the bill. I wanted somewhere cheap to lay my head at night and for $30 I got that and a lot more. I arrived a little later in the evening and moved into my shared dorm room with two beds. The other lodger was quiet and seemed to be staying there a bit longer. My room was adjacent...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our group of four stayed here following a recommendation from a friend and because we wanted to do some of the adventure tours Arnott's offers. It was a really good choice, although our last-minute decision to hire a car while staying in Hilo was a very good one. On the map it looked like we could have got into Hilo...

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Campbell River, British Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were camping on the Island and Arnotts provided a great location for our tent within a short walking distance to 2 nice beaches. We have access to showers, laundry, lounge area and internet. Definitely worth while.

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

Aloha and thank you for leaving us a review! We are thrilled that you found camping with us to be relaxing and easy! While many places on island have limited options for camping, we are proud to be able to provide hot showers, laundry, and many other necessities for traveling for our guests! Please join us again during future travels...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Arnott's Lodge whilst in Hilo. Ideal location if you have a car and want access to shops/cafes/restaurants... but you can easily walk to the beaches as they are near by. We stayed in a deluxe suit and it was perfect. Clean and with all the amenities we needed. The laundry facilities on site allowed up...

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

Aloha and Mahalo nui for your review! We would love to welcome you all back to stay with us again soon! It is great that you enjoyed your stay with us! As a "no-frills" style lodge, we don't provide a lot of extras for visitors, however we do take pride in having just want guests need for their stay! We...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My gf & I did the Mauna Kea Stargazing tour with Lauren. She is the best! And she picks you up at your hotel! That is perfect, so you can sleep in the van. Lauren is very knowledgeable of Native Hawaiian culture & history and of the stars. She is also very laid back and does not rush you. Everyone...

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

Mahalo nui for your wonderful review! We will definitely let Lauren know that you had an amazing time with her during the tour! We take pride in having knowledgeable and fun guides to take you through the history and culture of our island, as well as the stars you see in the sky! Lauren is definitely one of our best!...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit, I originally didn't have high expectations of Arnott's Lodge. I had booked it because I had booked their Mauna Kea tour with them and didn't want to have to make the trek back to the AirBnB I was staying at the nights prior after the tour was finished. I was pleasantly surprised when I checked in....

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

Mahalo nui for taking the time to leave us not one, but two reviews (our Mauna Kea adventure as well)! Thank you so much for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures! The "No-Frills" lodging is definitely not something everyone expects when coming to visit Hawai'i, however it is great to have guests that would rather go out and explore and...

Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I came in late on feb 28th 2017 after my plane landed at 21h. The staff was really helpful and waited for me to check in before closing time. The dorm beds are comfortable, everything was nice and clean for the shared area, (kitchen , bathroom, lounge areas) I got some great travel tips the next morning to explore Hilo...

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

Aloha Jean-Francois and mahalo nui for your review! Despite the time of your arrival, we are happy that you were able to make it to Hilo safely and to our lodge in enough time to be able to check in and relax! We take pride in being able to provide a clean, comfortable place for travelers to feel like they...

Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you are looking for a 5 Star resort; look elsewhere, BUT if you are looking for a very clean and comfortable place with a tropical feel & friendly reception this is the place to stay. We (A Couple with Sister) arrived a bit early & they let us in our room right away. My husband & I slept in...

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

Mahalo nui for your beautiful review! While we do have a 3:00pm check-in time, we always aim to have the rooms clean and ready before that time. It is always worth it to check to see if the room is ready, because sometimes there may not have been anyone else in the room anyway, and you could easily go in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
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
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hilo
Price Range: $165 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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Arnotts Hotel Hilo
Arnott's Lodge Hilo, Hawaii
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“Bring coffee! Coffee pot but only one coffee packet. ”
Cms2716, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Because my daughter and I wanted separate rooms I initially looked at the 2br-suites, but the 1-br gave us everything we needed.”
HazFly, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Spring for the private rooms if you can. They do have hostel type rooms for less money as well.”
syee99, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room #4; upstairs (No elevator) in the back. Loved the room.”
bubbleartist, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The suite in which we had a semi-private room had tile floor throughout so sound travelled very efficiently. If there had been others staying in the suite I probably would have used earplugs just in case others were up and about when I was sleeping, but they weren't necessary when it was only us. The bed was a bit soft, but in good condition.”
P4458OTwendys, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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