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Volcano House

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Crater Rim Dr, PO Box 53, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96718
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Elkhart, Indiana
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying up near the volcano and spent the day in the park. Had a fantastic dinner here and unfortunately there was a lot of clouds the evening we were there and we didn't get a good view. We didn't let that ruin our evening though as we had a fantastic dinner and desert and were treated with first... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is very quaint, it's been renovated but still has a primitive camp lodge feeling. the rooms are small, the beds comfortable and the bathroom is very small, with a tiled shower and pedestal sink (no vanity). It's a higher room price for a caldera view, but it's the only reason to stay here (1 night was $415 with... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made reservations for 6:15 to watch the sunset while eating dinner. This turned out to be the perfect time. Food was the best we had during our stay on the Big Island. Service was terrific they turn off the lights for a short period of time so everyone could take in the overwhelming view at night.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is everything - where else can you lie in bed and watch the glow from an active volcano and still feel safe? Our room was on the second floor, and our friends on the first. From what we could see all rooms are similar in layout with 2 double beds giving the opportunity for family rooms if required. Staff... More 

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Fort Worth
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307 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights in a crater view room on the 2nd floor. Incredible view, especially the glow at night. No problems at all with view obscuring vegetation like some reviewers. It's an old facility but has been updated as well as possible. Rooms are snug but not tiny. No AC so you're at the mercy of whatever air comes in... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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194 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Volcano House has been nicely spruced up. Rooms are clean with comfortable beds (but request feather pillows, if you don't like hard, foam pillows) and decent amenities. Rooms are expensive, relative to the value of the rooms, facility, and service levels themselves (which are good, not great), but the difference is location, Location, LOCATION right on the Craters edge. Net... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view but unfriendly staff! Restaurant takes forever to seat you even for breakfast while there were many empty tables. I have to admit there was one thing about this place I liked... I was asking some park questions to the retail staff who couldn't answer anything , they proceeded to call a young man who came in 5 min... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved staying at the Volcano House. It is right in the national park so we loved it. WE had a great morning of bird watching and hiking at the bird sanctuary. The staff at the desk helped us with our plans to visit the Black Sands beach and the green sands beach. The breakfast buffet was delicious!! Could not... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well,even if we did not book a room with the Volcano View,we throughly enjoyed our stay Room was clean,comfortable Restaurant and Bistro were both great Volcano Cocktail....Yum Central location for exploring the park and surrounds Great view of volcanos glow at night.....second night was a whiteout due to fog Staff were lovely,helpful Lounge area great,fireplace,etc Great gift shops

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beer for him, soda for me, snacks for us both. Sat at the bar. Barbecue sliders were very tasty as were crab cakes. No view but comfortable and no hurry to get out for other folks. Came back a second time because it worked so well the first. Dressed straight from hiking, no problem

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