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Bldg 40 KMC, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Kilauea Volcano Military Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Holly, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

we had cabin 20 which was built of lava rock. it has all the essentials, but is very basic and outdated for sure. The fireplace is a really nice touch. There is a mini fridge and microwave and mini coffee pot; we made-do. My husband said he feels "most at home" at Military Camp. There is a nice coffee shop... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Avoid. During the week it seemed great. But then Friday night came around. The bar that was supposed to close at 2200 did not. Loud bass blared well into midnight regardless of going down to the front desk on numerous occasions. Could not sleep. The Army should be ashamed.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was the first time I stayed in the apartments, but then again this wasn't a romantic getaway like my other personal trips. During those trips I stayed in a private cabin, which feels much more private and cozier. The apartment was connected to a larger building that was shared, but the apartment was private. All the amenities were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to stay for the value. The units are very outdated. Our unit was a three bedroom. The TV in the living room was too small and on a tiny table so that you look down. Furniture, curtains, windows, light fixtures are outdated. Not enough seating in living room. Staff in cafeteria was quite rude. Nice... More 

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Bethany Beach, DE
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stay right inside the park in a compound in reasonable, but dated, accommodations. A military connection, however loose, is required. The on-site facilities are extensive - bowling alley, movies in the Hqs bldg, etc. The housing is clean and the cafeteria served a variety of foods. The cool nights were delightful.

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Elbert, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The cabins have recently been renovated. The one we rented had a working fireplace, a jacuzzi tub and is within walking distance to the caldera. Steam vents are visible everywhere. Great staff. Food is passable and expensive for the quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Kilauea Military Camp, also called KMC, is an amazing deal. You can only stay here if you are military or traveling with someone on the military. We were with my aunt and uncle who are both retired military and we were able to stay here. I couldn't believe we were able to stay right in Volcano national park and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I loved our little stone cottage. We stayed for one night and KMC wasn't luxurious it was totally functional and convenient. Check in and out was a bit slow but the accommodations were fine and we slept well. Very quiet. It was a lot cooler than the Kohala Coast so glad I brought long pants and a sweatshirt! The general... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I'm glad we only chose to stay here 2 nights. If you have the funds, do yourself a big favor and stay at Volcano House. KMC has the worst, most unprofessional staff you will ever encounter. It goes down hill from there. The noise coming from the complex is obnoxious until as late as 1am from the locals who come... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The whole facility is open to the public. Need military ID if you want to stay in their lodge. It is located inside Volcano National Park, about 1 mile from the park's entrance. The have a few restaurants. much cheaper than anywhere else we had eaten before on Big Island.

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Address: Bldg 40 KMC, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 90
Also Known As:
Kilauea Volcano Military Camp Hotel Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Kilauea Volcano Military Camp Hawaii/Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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