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Volcano Rainforest Retreat

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11-3832 Twelfth St, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were so pleased with our stay at the Guest Cottage at VRR. It far exceeded our expectations! The cottage is adorable, everything about it. Breakfast was served in our kitchen daily and we could make requests. The cottage feels secluded and perfectly private. We loved all of the windows and that you can leave them open... More 

Bellaire, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stay in B&Bs all over the world, and this is one of the best. We are staying in the Forest House, a freestanding octagon-shaped cabin in the forest with windows all around. The setting and beauty of the place are wonderful, and it is located a couple of miles from the entrance to Volcano National Park. Breakfast is simple--pastries,... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Sanctuary within Volcano Rainforest Retreat for six nights and seven days. We loved this place, all the details, the freshness and variety of breakfast provided, and the kindness of the owners and the management team. We especially enjoyed dips in the Japanese Uru bath in the middle of the lush rainforest. This was... More 

Fort Myers, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Upon arrival at the Volcano Rainforest Retreat, my husband and I instantly knew we would love the place! We met Peter for a tour of the property and our lodging: The Guest Cottage. Peter was very friendly, welcoming and proud of his beautiful property! We also met Kathleen on the property while touring with Peter and you can instantly tell... More 

Hemet
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If there are only two of you this is a good option but any more and it gets very crowded. They provide a minimal breakfest but nothing to write home about. It is very dark at this establishment which makes parking very difficult at night. I must admit that if I was 20 or 30 I would like this place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This retreat is a gem! The setting could not be more beautiful or tranquil. If you're looking for a serene, intimate oasis, this is the spot. The hosts and staff are extremely helpful and kind. The nearby restaurants are quaint and tasty. There is parking on the grounds along with daily cottage cleaning and a very helpful binder full of... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed here during our honeymoon. It was a wonderful intimate place. If you are coming here expecting a traditional B&B or hotel you will be disappointed. We stayed in the sanctuary which has a bed and a small sink area. Everything was great. The owners were wonderful and attentive to our needs. Make sure you try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This place is a little gem , we found in the Lonely Planet as a recommendation. We were so glad that the Sanctuary Retreat available for when we visiting the Big Island as part our trip to the Hawaiian Islands. We were meet enthusiastically by Dana the owners Manager on arrival who showed us through the retreat of all it's... More 

Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband and I just returned from the Big Island and spent 3 glorious evenings at this beautiful location. I wish we had spent our entire 6 nights there. It far exceeded the exciting pictures on the website and I have already encouraged friends to go to the Big Island just to experience this exclusive, isolated, romantic hideaway. The owners,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Me and my new bride stayed a couple of nights in the forest house, it was a magical and was the most relaxing place to stay. great continental breakfast fresh fruit every morning! Coffee was excellent. the owner was very nice. Great big windows in the house allowed us to feel like we where sleeping outside in the middle of... More 

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