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Lotus Garden Cottages

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PO Box 213, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a three night stay in this lovely tropical retreat with a Japanese theme. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and John, our host, was extremely welcoming. We highly recommended.

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here for 2 days we enjoyed the tranquility of a retreat in the giant ferns of the rainforest. Not your typical Hawaiian accommodation. John is a mindful considerate host who blends in with the environment that he has created. It is a short ride to the glowing crater at the Museum in the Park, which we also visited at night... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled in the lush tropical jungle you are living at the top of a an active volcano. The Volcano National park (with hiking trails and craters) is a 5 minute drive away, so you can do in/out as much as you want and still have time for your midday nap. Our host, was very friendly. The local cat was friendly... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Aloha Moon cottage for 3 nights and it was splendid. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, Wi-Fi was fast and breakfast was scrumptious. When we arrived we chuckled at the gas fireplace in the room (c'mon, this is Hawaii!) but we were glad we had it because the mornings were chilly at the 4000'... More 

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Park Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to retreat after a day at the volcano. John was an exceptional host and the accommodations were great. As others have stated and we experienced the breakfast was one of the highlights of the trip. Thanks John.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so relaxing! The room was so beautiful and immaculately clean! The fresh cut flowers were so beautiful! Jon, the owner, is so friendly. We loved his hospitality! The breakfast was great. Loved the artful rendition of the fresh fruit on the tray he brought to us each morning! The hot tub was so great on our achy tired... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here in November of 2014. After over thirty hours of travel, this destination was more incredible than we ever imagined. Set just minutes away from the national park, the cottages are located in a beautiful and atmospheric setting. The room itself is very well appointed and comfortable; meticulously clean and pleasingly decorated. The breakfast delivered... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying in Volcano, and I would recommend this for at least a portion of your Big Island trip, give the Lotus Garden Cottages a try. John and his property will not disappoint. The setting is stunning and soothing. If you are coming to the Big Island as part of a retreat from a busy, distraction prone life,... More 

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Stuart, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

John is a wonderful host. Lotus Gardens is peaceful, serene and comforting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay especially after a hard hike within the crater of the National Park. The room was cozy, the bed was quite comfortable and the breakfast was a wonderful mix of fresh fruit and traditional fare. Thank you John for a wonderful get-a-way Would definitely... More 

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Amazing hospitality, beautifully decorated cottages with fine touches and amenities, serene environment to unwind and relax (with a nice hot tub!!), and a spectacular breakfast each day that appeared to be prepared to our exact taste!! This was a phenomenal B&B. What a perfect retreat!! We will definitely be back on our next trip to the Big Island!!

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