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Arnotts Lodge & Hiking Adventures Reviews

98 Apapane Rd, Hawaii's Big Island, Hilo, USA

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52 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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A place to stay! I would like to come back here one day. Quiet, relaxing, just a walking distance to a beach. Perfect escape from the civilisation.

  • 20th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Great Hostel for a short term stay


The room we stopped in was very small which is fine for a couple of backpackers but we were travelling around the world and had suitcases. There is no storage space and virtually no hanging space so you cannot unpack and have to keep everything in the case but the room is so small the case has to be closed up and stuck in a corner so as not to get in the way. Not smoker friendly, thin walls, you can hear your neighbours talk, noisy air con. Overall it is a nice place to stay and we did enjoy it.


The Arnott was what we expected and was perfectly sufficient. Nothing fancy but adequate.

  • 19th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Even though our stay was short, we really enjoyed it. The room was very clean. We plan to visit again and stay longer next time. I really liked the Shower gel that was provided and the added touches such as macadamias on the beds. The beds were comfortable also. I like that they have washer and dryers. It was really quiet and peaceful. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They provided a lot of information for tourists. The grounds were very well-kept.

  • 12th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

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