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Lotus Garden Cottages

PO Box 213, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Ranked #3 of 30 Volcano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved this place! Close to the park and yet quite and secluded and easy to get to . The room was great and private with a great breakfast. If we were coming again this is the place we would stay! Thanks John!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night in July. When you arrive it's like the Booking.com commercial when you arrive to a rainforest tropical retreat. My room was Korean style, with a large fireplace, big bathroom and (woo hoo), fast wifi. John, the innkeeper, is very nice and helpful. TIP: Don't miss out on the jacuzzi when it cools down at night!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we drove up we both fell in love with this little gem. Our check in with John was very easy. Our room was absolutely gorgeous and our breakfast the next morning was a delicious blend of fruits, breakfast sandwiches and pastry. If we ever make it back to the Big Island we'll definitely stay here again.

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

My husband and I stayed at Lotus Garden Cottages for our Big Island portion of our honeymoon. We could not have asked for a more relaxing and romantic setting. Our cottage was so cozy and Mr. Kim and Chu Chu the cat were hospitable and delightful hosts! You will be greeted each morning by Mr. Kim's cheerful breakfast delivery. It... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this B&B through local research visitors guide. Although the price is not cheap, but our experiences are worth it. The property is locate in rainforest and close the National Park. Mr. Kim is a very nice host and provided a lot of advice when we arrive in. Also, we were pleasantly surprised by the fresh breakfast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights at the end of our honeymoon. The property is a tranquil rainforest retreat, and Mr. Kim is a fantastic host! We stayed in the beautifully decorated Korean style room: luxurious bedding and comfortable bed, gas stove, jacuzzi tub. Breakfast was fresh and beautifuly presented. We would highly recommend to anyone looking for a quiet... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not often that challenges me for meticulous detail, but John, the owner and operator of the Lotus Garden Cottages puts his full attention into each detail. Very clean, very quiet, delicious handcrafted breakfast, Lotus is a cozy piece of perfection. I highly recommend Lotus for people who like piece and quiet, and an occasional impromptu violin performance from John... More

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were quite disappointed as we expected a nicer place, given that we paid 195$. The place is not worth the price. We experienced much nicer rooms and much more hospitaly at every other hotel or b&b in that price category. There's a lot of clutter all over the place, not a "zen garden" see the pictures. We stayed in... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Mr. John Kim has a great property and his hospitality is top notch! The breakfast delivered each morning was outstanding and prepared with care. Great place to stay in Volcano and nice break from hotels while traveling through the islands. Truly felt like we were home and enjoyed being up in the mountains. Mr. Kim has a cat named Chu... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed here for two nights while visiting the area. The bed was incredibly comfortable, the breakfast delicious, and the host friendly and welcoming. We would have stayed here another two or three nights if we had the opportunity. It's a short drive to Volcanoes Park and the jacuzzi is wonderful after a long day of hiking.

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Address: PO Box 213, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Volcano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Spa
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Luxury in Paradise! Nestled in the heart of the Volcanic Rainforest lies Lotus Garden Cottages. Zen-like accommodations of post & pier design immerse guests in the luxury of paradise. Conveniently situated in Volcano Village, minutes from dining, galleries, and the unforgettable Volcanoes National Park. This wonderful getaway is a quiet retreat for visitors and local Island guests as well. Lotus Garden Cottages offers an elegance guests will enjoy year after year. ... more   less 
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