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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I should start by saying, we aren't campers...we aren't outdoorsy people...and we like to stay in nice hotels. I work for the DOD and co-workers recommended a stay at the KMC while we visited the big island so we decided to give it a shot. We were upgrade to a 2 bedroom cottage (we reserved a 1 bedroom) and when... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since we were travelling with a veteran we were eligible to stay here. (you must be military or dept of defense connected in order to make reservations). The rates are much more reasonable than other accomadations in the park and the location is so convenient for viewing the caldera late at night. We stayed in a 3 bedroom cabin which... More

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Volcanoes National Park is a great experience. Staying inside the park is better. Staying in the military camp is the best! We were sponsored by my veteran father. It is reasonably priced, comfortable and far more interesting than a conventional accommodation. The grounds are extensive. It was great for our teenage and older offspring to have room to roam.... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

KMC was an outstanding choice as we returned to the Volcano. The cabins are rustic but fit right in at the Volcano. Service was good but checkin/checkout was a bit slow. The KMC offers a cafeteria, a mini-base exchange, a lounge and a gas station. Everyone can use the facilities, with the exception of lodging which is limited to military... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's not a 5 star resort; however, it offers decent lodging at affordable rates. When yo look at the services provided it's a steal of a deal. It has laods of onsite entertainment and services; bowling alley, theater, launder, general store, and much more. Tostay in town and the Volcano Lodge you'll easly pay atleast twice as much

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed in apartment AK. Our friends stayed in the one right next to us. I would suggest getting an end apartment as it had a bigger bedroom, theirs had a much bigger living room. We had a huge, comfy king bed. It was extremely comfortable, the sheets were very clean, the comforter and drape set was updated, and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The staff at check in was friendly, informative and absolutely wonderful! We were upgraded to a 3 bedroom 2 full bath unit #94, SUPER NICE SURPRISE! We didn't need the third bedroom but it was a nice place to store all our luggage. Don't expect 5 star accommodations as the units are old BUT they were clean, plenty of pillows,... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We didn't realize that the Kilauea Military Camp had a general store until AFTER we'd spent an arm and a leg at the general store in town. Lesson learned. Prices still are not what you'd call cheap, but at least a full dollar less expensive than the general store's prices.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Spent one night here, definitely not enough time. Seeing the volcano caldera at night is a must see, drive the Chain of Craters Road to the Ocean. We will be back. Units available to fit any size family traveling together.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

As others have mentioned, don't expect the Hilton. However, these cabins are head and shoulders above some of the other lodges and cabins we've stayed at in other national parks. The cabins are old, but are comfortable for your stay at the volcanoes. The best part is the location - right on the crater rim. It's a short drive down... More

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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
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