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Crater Rim Cabin

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23 Golf Links Road, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Crater Rim Cabin
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Crater Rim Cabin is a great place to stay and explore Volcano National Park day and night. Barry and Jim are easy to work with, and they make wonderful recommendations having been around the park and the area for 40 years. The important stuff: the cabin is great for couples with one king bed, but does have a fold out... More 

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Fennville, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistent with previous reviews, we found the main attraction here is the proximity to Volcano National Park, coupled with an ultra-clean cabin run by nice people who formerly worked in the laboratory at the Park. If you don't stay here in Volcano, you are probably looking at at least a 45 minute drive from Hilo, if not hours from Kona.... More 

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Fort Collins, CO
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128 reviews 128 reviews
19 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Crater Rim Cabin is a perfect spot for a couple visiting Volcano National Park. Just a few miles away from the park entrance; follow Jim's directions and maps because it could be a little tricky (hint: look for the mileage markers). Barry and Jim have created a beautiful retreat surrounded by their luxuriant gardens. The cabin is a separate building,... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What a great place to stay while visiting the volcano area. The two owners are very accommodating. One is a geologist and one a professional photographer. The cabin is very comfortable and is close to everything. .Endangered geese across the road on the golf course, pheasants in the front yard and a rooster for an alarm clock--what more can one... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

What a great place. So cute and cozy. Right off the highway but you feel like you're secluded in the woods. The cabin is great with everything you need, and stocked with all the fixings for a great breakfast. Barry was a very welcoming and gracious host and gave us all sorts of tips about the area. I can't imagine... More 

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Graeagle, California
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40 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Everything we read in TA was correct - this adorable cabin is fantastic! Barry goes above and beyond to ensure that guests feel comfortable and have what they need - and it is clear that he cares deeply that people have an enjoyable experience. We are avid walkers and were thrilled to learn (from Barry) that we could walk from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in this delightful hideaway cabin just outside the Volcano National Park. Upon arrival (only 20 minutes earlier than communicated due to the onset of rain), we found Barry busily cleaning and tidying the cabin, as others have mentioned. The attention to detail in the preparation is faultless. He happily chatted away to us as he finished... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed here in Nov 2014 and the place is honestly a piece of paradise. The hosts were incredibly welcoming and added so many nice touches around the cabin when we first arrived. The cabin is very inviting and stays nice and warm despite wet weather outside. Being just 2 minutes away from the Volcano National Park... More 

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My friend and I stayed two nights at Crater Rim Cabin and, without a doubt, it was the best decision we could have made. Every wonderful comment you read here is true: * Ultra clean and cozy cabin on a beautiful piece of property * Less than 5-minute drive to entrance of Volcanoes National Park and/or Volcano Village!! This is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stayed here as a family in December 2013. Kind of hard to write something that hasn't already been written here. Great hosts, a fantastic cabin in a truly beautiful setting. Nothing was a problem for these truly lovely people. Whether it was showing the kids around the garden (a highlight for them) or making sure you had enough provisions or... More 

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