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Bamboo Orchid Cottage Bed & Breakfast

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11-3903 10th St, PO Box 205, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96718
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Ranked #7 of 31 Volcano B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved it here. My husband and I stayed here as part of our honeymoon in July 2014. We aren't huge fans of B&B's but Gary changed our mind completely. Felt like we had the place to ourselves except at breakfast where there was one other couple. Gary gave us all of the info we needed for hiking and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The b&b is very close to the volcano national park, as well as several restaurants. Gary the owner makes a awesome papaya boat for breakfast, and keeps the warm bagels and fresh Kona coffee coming :-) We did not have any problems with our rooms, and had a enjoyable stay.

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Columbus, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stayed in the Wild Ginger Room for two nights, and have absolutely nothing but the highest praise for this place. The location is exactly what you'd want. Tucked away down a quiet residential street in the middle of a rainforest; a few minutes' drive from all the restaurants and from the National Park. Staying two nights in Volcano (at... More 

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Volcanoes_Lodging, Owner at Bamboo Orchid Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate a five star review from our guests especially from seasoned travelers. I feel our Bed and Breakfast is a work in process and we are continually making efforts to bring seasonal tropical delicacies to our breakfast table and serving fresh ground Kona and Ka'u Coffee. Updating linens, towels and furniture to our theme rooms on an ongoing... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

When I travel, I want to have a clean place to stay, and a place that is conveniently located. This place is both. I remember looking through TripAdvisor reviews for numerous places in Volcano, and Bamboo Orchid stood out. It is situated on beautiful grounds, and it is a short drive from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. I stayed in the... More 

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Volcanoes_Lodging, Owner at Bamboo Orchid Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you! We are pleased to offer all our rooms with a private bath and furnished with memory foam state of the art queen or king beds ...we have no standard size beds. Bamboo Orchid Cottage was custom designed and built as a Bed and Breakfast having a different theme for each of the five rooms.We always appreciate and welcome... More 

Columbia, Maryland, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed in the Wild Ginger room for three nights. Very comfortable, with the lovely gas fireplace and mattress heater to warm us on 50 degree nights. Beautiful common areas and grounds on a quiet street in a residential neighborhood. Perfect for a before breakfast jog. And then, there is owner Gary and his marvelous breakfasts: papaya boats, hard boiled... More 

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Volcanoes_Lodging, Owner at Bamboo Orchid Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Mahalo nui loa for your wonderful comments. Bamboo Orchid Cottage sits just below 4000 feet elevation with temperature from 50 degree f to 70 f or (10-20 degrees C) ...perfect for humans with few flying insects. Volcano Village gets approximately 130" of rain annually, but our Volcanoes National Park to the south only sees an average rainfall of about 60".... More 

Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We aren't beach people, so staying in Volcano for 5 nights sounded like a good idea when we were planning the trip. With Bamboo Orchid as home base for our wanderings, our visit to Volcano was fun, interesting and the perfect way to spend most of our time on the big island. Gary, the owner, knows the area and is... More 

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ARLINGTON
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10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Gary, the owner, is a hoot! He should rent himself out to parties. He is a one man comedy show and not always PC. You have been warned. He seems to really like people and conversing with them. He has traveled the world and has great stories to tell. I wish he lived in my backyard. I'd like him at... More 

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San Diego, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stayed in the Kipuka room for two nights while we explored Volcano National Park and nearby areas. Although Gary, the owner, was not there when we arrived, there was a note on the door that gave us clear instructions and relaxing music playing in our room which was a very nice welcome touch. The room was small but cozy... More 

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Berkshire, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had an excellent 3-night stay in the Royal Orchid room. We stayed in several accommodations on the island and this was our favourite. I am so glad we booked here. The bed was very comfortable - firm but with a soft top. There were lots of thoughtful touches in the room, plenty of storage space and everything you could... More 

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San Francisco, California
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26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place is a B&B. I booked two nights in the Royal Orchid Suite on Expedia yesterday. I promptly received the confirmation of my booking from Expedia. Last night, I received an email from Gary Benoit advising me that they "could not confirm my booking" and advising that we would be staying at an inferior, cheaper room at a different... More 

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Volcanoes_Lodging, Manager at Bamboo Orchid Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Surprised and Confused after reading this review...We went over the brief emails exchanged and the words of Mark Twain came to mind "The reports of my death.. has been greatly exaggerated" Our Bed and Breakfast has 5 unique theme rooms and in each a private bath, state of the art beds, Tommy Bahama bedding, dual control mattress heaters, flat screen... More 

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