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Volcano House

2.0 of 5 Crater Rim Dr, PO Box 53, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96718
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars NEW

I am so disappointed in this hotel that I do not know where to start. We paid well over $400 USD for a room only marginally better than a backpackers. The rooms are small, smell funny, and I am really not sure what bit was renovated. Certainly not the bathroom or furniture- I think they may have bought some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were both starving and so we ordered the strip steak with lobster tails. Both were grilled to perfection and the mushrooms and purple sweet potatoes were excellent accompaniments too. For $7 more Volcano House is far to superior to Kaleia Lodge food wise, and at Volcano House be sure to reserve for a window table, in advance. We stayed... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights and it was an amazing experience. We had a volcano view room and it had a great view. The room was large and clean but beware the walls are paper thin. One evening we were on facetime to our daughter and the people in the next room banged on the wall! The... More 

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Dover, NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After staying in a small B&B, I forgot how loud a hotel can be. No fault of the management but the lack of consideration from other guests. People let their doors slam shut or yell down the hallway without thinking of others staying in the hotel. The accommodations are finr but for a significant sum they're average. You're really paying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at the Rim on Friday Feb 13th. Our waiter John Britos was absolutely superb. We decided to let him pick out our food and we were not dissapointed. He was friendly and very knowledgeable and made our night perfect. We travel all over and servers like John are definitely not the norm. We will be back again... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota, United States
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a lodge in a national park, this place is awesome. They've renovated a 70+ yr old building and it works. The atmosphere and location is beyond believable -- you are on an active volcano. Just across from the visitor center, and on the main Crater Rim drive (that's closed a few miles down the road because of the current... More 

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Verona, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Volcano Hotel Peaceful and relaxing are appropriate words to describe Volcano Hotel and it's surroundings. There is no television in the rooms, windows are open to the sounds of birds and wind whispering, as leaves dance back and forth, and you hear the crunch of footsteps walking past your room as people explore the many paths on the property. All... More 

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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is showing its age in room size and layout however they have been renovated recently and are plenty comfortable enough. However there is nothing that can beat the location right on the edge of the volcano, which certainly justifies the price. Make sure you book in the restaurant (ask for a window seat) as well as it was... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and i hae the most beautifull Dinner at The Rim, VOLCANO House. The food was excellent and we had the best waitress, Lei. She went out of her way to make this a perfect birthday celebration for me. Mahalo Lei, Scott, Forrest. An evening to cherish.

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San Francisco, Ca
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20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a newly-refurbished National Park lodge, which means it is in an unbeatable location. It also means that prices are high, but there's not the level of luxury that the prices might imply elsewhere. For me, however, that's an acceptable trade-off. Being able to see the volcano glow from the hotel's public areas is worth the price. I'd... More 

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Address: Crater Rim Dr, PO Box 53, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96718
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Volcano House 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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Volcano House Hotel Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Volcano Hotel
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