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Arnott’s Lodge & Hiking Adventures

Guests enjoy the fresh snowfall atop Mauna Kea
Guests enjoy fresh snowfall ontop of Mauna Kea Mountain.
Aerial picture of Arnott's property adjacent to coastline and nearby beach
"Current aerial picture of Arnott's property adjacent to coastline and nearby beach."
Red-hot flow from Kilauea Volcano
"Got Lava?.... Red-hot flow from Kilauea Volcano."
Take a tour and experience this for yourself! see gallery for more pics.

In hard economic times, Arnott's makes Hawaii affordable
Mauna Kea, Hilo, Hawaii

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Hiking tours on the Island of Hawaii At Arnotts Lodge we have taken the best ideas we have seen in our travels and put them here for you......
Doug Arnott - proprietor of Arnott's Lodge
Doug Arnott, Owner.
Over time we have evolved the Lodge into a facility that offers almost everything the Budget traveler could desire. You can bring your own tent and pitch it in our beautiful camping lawn area or you can enjoy our Deluxe suite with garden views. Between these extremes are our dormitories or semi-private bedrooms with shared bathroom and kitchenette for the more economy minded.

We have Free 24 hour in-room Wifi and one free fixed iPad during office hours, you can visit the town, supermarkets, or the mall by taking the $2county bus, or using our inexpensive bicycles or you can walk to our nearby coastline with daily Turtle watching and Whales in season. We are 300 yards from the only white sand beach on this side of the Island.

Mauna Kea SummitOur expeditions are world famous and provide everything from the heat of close up Lava viewing to the chill and rarified air of 14,000ft (4200m) Mauna Kea Volcano for Sunrise or Stargazing expeditions. We show you waterfalls and valleys of tropical splendor and we can arrange anything from flights over the Volcano to scuba diving to a great healing massage. Backpackers, hikers , bikers, astronomers, climbers and travelers of every age group and nationality visit us and take advantage of our friendly service, our great tours and our convivial atmosphere of shared adventure..... Click on our navigation bar to the left, to find out details of the services we offer.

If you are planning on renting a car to see more of the Island be sure to check the Links page for recommended Accommodation Associates along the way. For those of you who are involved in education or would like to see web cams and scientific data scroll to the bottom of our Volcano or Mauna Kea adventure pages for links.

Affordable hotel rooms for all budgets
Affordable Hotel Accommodations for World Travelers

  • Great Hiking Adventures
  • Nearby Beach & Lava Rock Pools
  • Kitchen & Laundry Facilities
  • Large Relaxing Lanai area.
  • Inexpensive bicycle rentals.
  • Patio Large TV News, Sports etc.
  • Free WIFI and iPad use
  • $2 hourly county bus service.
  • Green Sea Turtles nearby.

Arnott's Lodge is in a delightful rural area with nearby coastline, beach, snorkelling and bicycling opportunities.

See our picture gallery for more pictures.

Hiking tours on the Island of Hawaii Getting here from Hilo Airport or Bus station
From Oahu take Hawaiian or one of the many smaller airlines, to Hilo (Airline information).
From Kona take the 6:30am Hele On Bus ($2)  to Hilo bus terminal.
From Hilo Bus terminal, take the Keaukaha bus and ask the driver to let you out at Andrew's Street near Arnott's Lodge.
  • Take a Taxi to Arnott's Lodge, all Taxi's know our location.
  • Get your rental car or see our front desk for local Car rentals.
  • From bus station take $2 "Keaukaha" bus, get off at Andrews St and Highway.
  • If you are a biker or hiker saving money it is about 4.2 miles from Hilo Airport.
  • See Directions and map for our location and how to get here.
Rental Cars:
  Due to Hawaii being an island state, there is a limited supply of rental vehicles on each island.
  Special events frequently take up all available cars.
  To avoid disappointment be sure to book your vehicle well in advance.

  IF you have your own transportation just follow the map directions.
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