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Volcano Rainforest Retreat

11-3832 Twelfth Street, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Volcano Rainforest Retreat
Ranked #6 of 30 Volcano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We spent two nights in the Forest House and will never forget the place or the hosts, Peter and Kathleen, a warm and welcoming couple who have created an amazing piece of paradise. The craftsmanship of the cottage, the attention to detail in every aspect and their impeccable good taste make this one of the most unique and enjoyable places... More

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We drove up the private driveway to our little cottage and checked out of the world! We loved it for all of the reasons reviewers have already explained here, complete privacy, comfy bed, fireplace, windows out-looking gorgeous rainforest foliage, wonderful local food and a great drivable location for the Volcano, Hilo, and the Volcano Village. There are so many little... More

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This was our second trip to VRR—and certainly not our last! This place is truly special. Don’t think of this as a bed and breakfast with common areas where you meet other travelers or gorge on giant hot breakfasts (not that those are bad things!). This is a quiet, peaceful retreat where I can feel the tension in my shoulders... More

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Valhalla, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights in the Bamboo Guest Cottage and had a lovely stay. The cottage itself is quiet and beautiful, and we loved the skylights, the music and dvds available (no tv or cable), and the Japanese o'furu in the back garden. It worked well for us having a full kitchen, as we are vegan and... More

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Cambridge, UK
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in the Sanctuary and loved every aspect of it. Minute details, including slippers in the room and for the outdoor shower, robes etc are thought of and the quality of the breakfast items is excellent. Although the sanctuary is really small, especially when you're eating breakfast, we didnt mind and loved being in the middle of... More

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Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I have always dreamt of sleeping in a beautiful space in the middle of the forest. My dream came true in the window filled, cozy 'sanctuary'. This was further completed by our own personal Japanese soaking tub. Very romantic! The owner and staff were friendly and helpful. The fresh fruit -based breakfasts were lovely. And of course the nearby Volcano... More

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Hope Town
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Spent 3 nights there and it was just amazing a cool place to just relax and do your own thing. Could of Spent a month there. The Owners were super friendly, the place was clean and fresh fruit provided every day for you.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

At first my wife was a little hesitant about this place, but she quickly fell in love with this place and has considered it one of her favorite places we stayed on our honeymoon. We stayed in the sanctuary, which is just cozy. The room is really big enough for a bed and a few amenities, but it has windows... More

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San Francisco Bay Area
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The True Aloha -A sensuous experience- Best night sleep ever ! The Bamboo cottage nourished all aspects of our senses- Lovingly detailed -natural architecture- rustic elegance- incredible comfort- romantic connection We embellished 3 nights surrounded by Kilauea's Rainforest beauty Mahalo for creating this sanctuary We look forward to our next visit ! The Harris's-San Mateo Ca

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San Diego
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138 reviews 138 reviews
33 hotel reviews
426 helpful votes 426 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The B&B is located in a grid-pattern residential area, about 1.5 miles across the Mamalahoa Highway from the village center where the restaurants and store are located – so it is too far to walk for dinner. Each lot is densely covered with tropical ferns and trees, so residences aren’t always visible from the road. There are a number of... More

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VRRVolcano, Owner at Volcano Rainforest Retreat, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to communicate concerns that you had while you stayed with us. We regret any frustration and dissatisfaction, and of course, we certainly wanted you to enjoy your stay at the Volcano Rainforest Retreat. We do want our guests to be in the cottage which best meets their needs and have attempted to describe... More

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Also Known As:
Volcano Rainforest Retreat Hotel
Volcano Rainforest Retreat Hotel Volcano
Volcano Rainforest Retreat Hawaii
Address: 11-3832 Twelfth Street, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Volcano
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #6 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Volcano
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