Arnott’s Lodge

The Arnott’s Lodge & Hiking Adventures is an affordable accommodation choice for everyone who wants to experience Hawaii on a budget. While this is an affordable hotel in Hawaii, it still provides quality accommodation and services to its guests.


As this is a budget hotel perfect for backpackers or those travelling on a budget, they have different accommodation choices depending on your needs and budget we have listed these below.
Tents – Tents are the most affordable accommodation choice at this hotel. At $14 per person, each person must have his or personal tent. Tents must be moved every 2 days to allow grass growth.
Dormitories – The dormitory option is best for everyone who does not have their own tents. Each room can accommodate up to 2 persons. Single beds are available and guests will be provided with free towels. Guests using
Semi Private –Semi private rooms come with double or single beds. These rooms share kitchen and toilets with other guests.
One, Two, Three Bedroom Suite – These suites feature private accommodation with private bathrooms and kitchens. The suites come with air conditioning and different bed choices.

As this is a basic hotel, this hotel provides only basic services including housekeeping services, food (restaurant available), coin operated laundry machines and concierge.


The location of this hotel is perfect for everyone who is looking forward to experience Hilo on a budget. Guests can visit tourist spots by walking, biking or taking the public bus. Some attractions to visit include:

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Hamakua Heritage Coastal
  • Mauna Kea


As this is a straightforward hotel and accommodation service, some services provided by bigger hotels are not available, however some amenities include: free coffee 24/7, laundry, free internet access (Wireless), bike rentals and tours at discount.

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by Sandra on Hawaii Reviews

We loved the place and the ambiance here. Very positive and the people are very nice. If you are on a budget and would like to save some bucks, this is the best hotel for you.

by Archie on Hawaii Reviews

We were here for 3 days. Camping out while staying here made us really happy.

by Herman on Hawaii Reviews

Very affordable and the staff are very accommodating. We loved talking to them while staying here.