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West Point, New York
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I stayed in a spotless one bedroom suite double room on the second floor. In the kitchen there are pots and pans, utensils, a microwave, electric range and various small appliances, including a toaster. The living room has a small bed, an overhead fan and a table with a lamp. The bedroom has a bed that sleeps two, an A/C...

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

Aloha and mahalo for your awesome review. Our 1BR suite is popular for couples and independent travelers that want a bigger space to spread out. And our discounted tour rates is also an added bonus if staying with us for at least 1 night. Mahalo for choosing Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures, we hope to see you again soon on...

Warner Robins, Georgia
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We are currently staying at Arnott's Lodge as of the time of this writing. We are happy except for the fact that they don't even have an ice machine on the premises which is really bad and we are on the Mauna Kea summit tour right now and they packed us 13 deep in a tour van like a bunch...

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

Aloha and mahalo for your review. We always look forward to guests bringing their feedback and frustrations to us in person especially while still staying with us. Don't be embarrassed, we're all about trying to make you satisfied. Unfortunately we do not have an ice machine for our guests to freely use but we do provide ice. Our friendly front...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The neighborhood that the hotel is located seemed residential and a bit harder to find at night when we flew in. I had my reservations when we were shown the room with private bathroom but over the course of 3 nights it grew on me and gradually felt more comfortable. It felt like a re purposed residence, however everything that...

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

Aloha and mahalo for your review. We are a 5 minute drive to Hilo and a car is recommended to see sights at your leisure. Our location is prime if you want to be near the ocean and across the street from us are native Hawaiian homes, so we are in a residential area. We hope you weren't too frightened...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Driving away from the Hilo airport for the 10 or 12-minute drive to Arnott’s Lodge, as you pass through an industrial section (including the port of Hilo) and then turn into a residential area, you may start to wonder what you’ve gotten yourself into. Persevere, however, and you’ll be rewarded with the discovery of a delightfully quirky and welcoming establishment...

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Aloha and mahalo for your thorough review. We'll take eclectic! We are the only lodging and tour company that offers great rates for budget travelers and all types of travelers. From camping, dorm, semi-privates, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR and deluxe units. We accommodate travelers that appreciate our setup and clean space. We don't claim ourselves to be posh nor luxurious but...

Chatou, France
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very good hostel in Hilo, not in the center of the city, but very close from the sea and some beaches, quiet place, nice staff. I booked a tour at the volcano. I recommend this place if you have a car to be able to visit the city and surroundings.

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Aloha and mahalo for your great review. We are happy to hear that you had an excellent stay with us. We are blessed to be in a great location that is close to beautiful beaches. Thanks for choosing Arnott's Ldoge & Hiking Adventures. Come and visit us again soon! Aloha

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This was my second stay. We really enjoyed it 5 years ago and this time actually made travel plans so we could stay again. We were camping. During the rain times there's no better campground you could be. Hiding under the roof on the sofas, doing laundry, browsing Internet (it's free when you stay there) they couple places you can...

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

Aloha and mahalo for your review! Thanks for returning after 5 years!! We've got one of the best campsites on the island with great amenities. We hope your recent stay was memorable as your first. Thanks again for choosing Arnott's Lodge. Hopefully we'll see you again sooner than 5 years! Aloha

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed a week at Arnott's Lodge in one of their deluxe rooms. We found the room to be very clean and nice looking. The shared kitchen area was also well kept with everything needed to prepare meals for the two of us. The only thing that would make it better is if there were more drinking glasses. There were...

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Aloha and mahalo for your review. We always strive to accommodate the needs of our guests e.g. more drinking glasses. Come and visit us again soon and invite your friends!! Aloha

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Loved this place! Super clean, friendly staff, and affordable! We camped for a few nights and then got a room our last night so our tent could dry out, the room was good and clean. Safe, no excessive partying or sketchy types. Our tour guide (Karen) to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was awesome and so knowledgeable.

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Aloha and mahalo for your great review. We are happy to hear that you loved our place! Yes, we are not a party lodge and we have strict quiet hours. We will pass your compliments to Karen. We welcome you back soon on your next trip to Hilo. Aloha

Reviewed 10 October 2016

Thanks to Arnott's my vacation on The Big island was unforgettable. This island is hard to explore for a non-driver. But Arnott's did help me with that. They provide very comfortable and cosy lodging (I stayed at deluxe/queen with private bathroom and shared kitchen and living-room). It gives a feeling of staying at some friend's village house (you can cook,...

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

Aloha and mahalo for your awesome review. It's travelers like you that brings a smile to our face and inspires us to continue to provide the best for our guests. We are happy to hear that your Big Island trip was unforgettable! Our staff aim to provide potential guests as much preparation and planning for their trip to Hawaii. Our...

Lihue, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I'm a local girl coming from the island of Kauai and its been over 20 years since I've travelled to the Big Island. Did a last minute getaway with my cousin and with the limited amount of time we had here, we wanted to head up the summit and catch a nice sunset above the clouds. I TOTALLY LOVED IT!!!...

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Aloha and mahalo for your awesome review. We are happy to hear that you loved our Mauna Kea tour. It's always nice to show our local kama'aina the beauty of the Big Island. We hope that you don't wait another 20 years to visit us again. Aloha

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $175 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Spring for a deluxe room - you get your own bathroom, access to a kitchen, and more privacy. ”
 of 5 bubbles Brooklynsurfmom, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Respect your fellow travellers privacy”
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“deluxe rooms are excellent value”
 of 5 bubbles aquatrek3, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The suite had two bedrooms, and a sleeper sofa in the living room.”
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“With such a wide variety of accommodations available, read the description of your chosen room closely to assure it meets your requirements.”
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