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Volcano Guest House

11-3733 Ala Ohia Street, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Indiana
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a delightful adventure staying at this B&B. A clean, cozy cottage in a tropical rain forest. The driveway leading to the cottage was long, winding and an incredible variety of beautiful rain forest flowers grew on each side. The breakfast is self-serve and included fresh fruit and yummy Hawaiian sweet bread.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We spent two nights in Twin 1 and thought it was perfect. We loved the atmosphere, and being very close to nature. The room was clean, the bed comfortable, and the breakfast provided excellent - fresh fruit, coffee, cereal, English muffins, hard boiled eggs - pretty much everything you could want! Very easy to find, and close to the village... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stayed here a weekend before heading to Oahu - and I'm so glad we did! The Cottage was super clean, and very comfortable and right next to the breakfast Lanai. Alan checked us in and got us settled and then we had the place to ourselves. Spent most of our time sight seeing (volcano's, black sand beaches, Kona coffee)... More 

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adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

pictures and information on the web site are accurate so makes it easy to choose the room that suits clean safe and friendly good fresh breakfast provided interesting location hidden in the jungle short drive to Volcano Village with basic shops and a good Thai restaurant close to the Volcano National Park for lots of visits to check on activity... More 

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Irvine, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stayed in the "Cottage", which has room to sleep 4, full kitchen, 1 bathroom, 1 patio. One twin bed downstairs, a twin and a full size bed upstairs. The rates are reasonable for this area with free wi-fi and free breakfast. Room is rustic but clean. Bed is comfortable enough, but the couch needed some padding. Breakfast is continental... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Close to Volcano National Park. Get to Park after 7 PM - no admission fee, before - parking is crowded. Rustic charm. One park space per unit. Enough space between units to have privacy. Open concept units so not a lot of privacy. Felt damp most of the time we were there - but also rained two of the three... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very nice, clean room (Olapa Room 3), with surroundings like a tropical rain forest. As others have stated, this is minutes away from Volcano National Park and about 35 minutes from Hilo. The only drawback was the musty smell of the room, but that is to be expected in a cool, humid location like that part of the island. The... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We rented two of these houses for a two-week geology fieldtrip. They suited our needs perfectly. They're within minutes of Volcano National Park where we were working and are secluded and quiet which allowed us to recuperate in the evenings. Houses had everything we needed.

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Teaneck, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Location seems to be the biggest selling point for Volcano Guest House and I would agree. It's just minutes from the Park and Volcano Village. Several people have commented on the owners but we never met them as they were away on vacation when we stayed. However, they engaged a very nice young woman who checked us in and gave... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My father and I stayed in Twin II last month. The instructions provided by the owner on how to get there were great, and the library of DVDs on offer was appreciated - the night we arrived we just wanted to collapse in front of the television. The house itself was basic, but had everything we needed. It was a... More 

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