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The perfect vacation stay in Downtown Hilo

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    The Lotus Cottage is a jewel of a vacation spot
    The Lotus Cottage is a jewel of a vacation spot
    The Lotus Cottage is a jewel of a vacation spot
    The garden has an old feeling.. and a tranquil atmosphere
    Enter through the bamboo gates from this street corner
    Open kitchen/living area makes a great place to gather for meals
    Bedroom #1 features a Queen sized bed
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    Although it is right in the center of Hilo, 'The Lotus' vacation cottage is set in an old, established garden walled on all sides. 'The Lotus' is hidden from the outside world in a garden filled with tropical flowers and plants. There is the sense of being in a secret garden and yet only a few paces from excellent restaurants, live music venues, stores and the Farmer's Market - all in Downtown Hilo.

    This rental is 'perfect' for those looking for somewhere with just the basics plus a whole lot of tropical romance and beauty. This cottage makes a sweet retreat for a couple and also can be rented as a three bedroom for a larger sized group. The Lotus is a refurbished traditional Hawaii-style 'Cane house’ built in the days of Hawaii's Sugar Cane Plantati...
  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Garden
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FK388848 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week Per month
    Default - - 2 nights
    Summer Season 30 May 2014 31 Aug 2014 2 nights
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    Winter Holiday Rate 19 Dec 2014 31 Jan 2015 2 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Cleaning fee: £18 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    • Cleaning Fee for groups of 5 or more: £29 / stay - Other
    • Crib Rental : £6 / day - Other
    • Tax rate: 13.42% of rental - Tax
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Suggested minimum stay is 2 nights. Guest wishing to stay just one night will pay a cleaning fee of $50. Guests staying two or more nights pay a cleaning fee of $30.
  • Property location
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    Hilo has many layers of history with a few grand buildings built in the heyday of the Sugar Plantations. It also has a quaint charm not found in the high dollar resort areas of Hawaii. 'The town that Time forgot' could be a great tag for Hilo since it has a weather worn, old look to it. There are small antique shops to browse and a Farmer's Market that is particularly interesting to see on market days (Wednesdays and Saturdays). Hilo's Sugar Cane days made it a melting pot of many cultures who made the labor force in the plantations. You will find influences of Japanese, Thai, Philipino, Mexican and Chinese flavors in the cuisine here as well as the local favorites ('Spam' and other dishes) loved by Hawaiians and those 'born and raised' here. Hilo now has a traditional 'tea house' with a modern flair in the next block, a Kava bar in a sunken garden and plenty of small affordable restaurants with a specialty cuisine close by. There are many little... more
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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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This is a fun place if you come with an open mind. The family stayed here three nights while exploring this side of the island. The place is very convenient, with a few restaurants within a block radius, a grocery store across the street, a farmers market a block away and all of downtown within walking distance. We weren't sure... more

Davis, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 September 2012 for a stay in July 2012

Peaceful, airy, colorful rooms in a lush garden setting. Hard to imagine a better place to stay in Hilo. The shower was outdoors and felt rustic, but was very comfortable given the climate. Megan was extremely friendly and helped me find a ride from the airport with another guest. more

Eileen R
Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

It was a pleasure to feel safe and secure in this secluded garden of rest in the very convenient corner of downtown Hilo. I loved the ability to walk to the beach and all the local happenings downtown as well as close access to the farmer's market and grocery store. I felt safe and enjoyed the very clean and colorful... more

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