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Kilauea Volcano Military Camp

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Bldg 40 KMC, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Kilauea Volcano Military Camp
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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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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you serve or have served in the military and can stay here, do it! You will not get a better value and convenience. The cabins are cozy and just a few steps to a bowling alley, game room, convenience store, bar and restaurant. We stayed for 4 nights and explored the entire Volcano, Puna, and Punaluu area while we... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 2 bedroom cottage which we shared with our daughter and son-in-law. It was a terrific experience to see the volcano at night and then go to our nearby cabin. We had dinner in the dining hall which is part of the compound. Definitely not luxurious,but comfortable and a great way to have a very up close and... More 

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Garden Valley, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a four bedroom, two bathroom, full kitchen bungalow for two families consisting of four adults and two children. The accommodations were very clean and comfortable and suited us very well. Sited about halfway between Volcano National Park Visitor Center and Jagger Museum the camp is an ideal location for visiting the volcano.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cabin & property well maintained. Very comfortable. Family enjoyed hiking trails. View of volcano spectacular! Was a fun time for all. Was very surprised with cabin (house w/kitchen & fireplace), although furnishing could be updated & bathroom urine smell eliminated. All in all was a good visit

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a week long family trip to The Big Island and stayed at KMC. We rented a 1 room cottage. The cottage was really the size of a small apartment. It had a bedroom with two full size beds and a flat screen TV, a full bath, and a living room with a couch, easy chair, a desk, mini-fridge,... More 

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Makakilo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there over the 4th of July weekend. We had a two room cabin, #89, with a fireplace and jacuzzi tub. The accomodations were average but high end for a camp. Being able to soak in the jets following a long day of hiking was the best. And how often can you have a fire in Hawaii? The nights at... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times, with and without family and friends. It is such an unusual spot, up near the Volcano which has been erupting since 1989 = on and off being very active. It is rustic and modern at the same time. The amenities are basic but different cabins/apts have different focuses.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in a two bedroom cottage. Unfortunately, all the cottages with kitchens were fully booked. However, this turned out to be a plus because we ate breakfast and dinner at the restaurant/cafe so I didn't have to cook! Our three children loved the buffet meals and we loved how well-priced they were! Our accommodation was... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

KMC is a military recreation center. The cabins and General Store are only available to active duty and retired military service members, and civilians sponsored by active duty and retired military service members. However, I believe the dining facility and gas pumps can be used by anyone. Overall, I give the Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) 5 stars, not as a... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

For the location it was worth it. You have to plan ahead when traveling on Big Island if you are doing activities on Kona or Hilo side. This is located on Hilo side. Perfect location for visiting Volcano National Park. Rained every day we were there. Need light waterproof jackets and warm clothes for night. Stores were closed every night... More 

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