We stayed 3 nights at the KMCmilitary camp at the Volcano National Park. It was a very convenient location for exporing the park. It is right inside the park and you can walk across the street and walk the trails through the steam vents. the Volcano House is the only other hotel in the park and the prices are much higher. the steam vents were an incredible sight. You are surrounded by steam and you can feel the heat. We signed up for the Ginger Package which is a fantastic deal. The prices were unbelievable! We enjoyed the tours in first class big busses. We couldn't get over how dark it got there at night. The stars were beautiful and it was very quiet and peaceful. the weather is very changeable on that side of the Island since it's a rainforest. It never rained hard on us but there was light rain frequently. Suggest you wear layers, as it's warm at the bottom and cool at the top of the volcano. We tought the volcano was very fasinating. We stayed in a 1 bedroom cottage facing the trails. the cottages were very clean and attractive for a military location and considering the prices we paid. The Ginger package included a majority of our meals in a cafeteria. The food was average but adequate for the price. The people were all very friendly. Many people we talked to said they came back and we feel we'd like to go back again. the volcano wasn't erupting while we were there but it was still interesting. It would be a great place for a family reunion but you may need to be sponsored by a military person. There were a lot of school groups there when we were there. Aloha!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Kilauea Military Camp, a Pacific Lodging Recreation Lodging facility is for the Active, Retired Military along with DoD Civilians, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reserves, and Sponsored Guests. Valid Military ID or Department of Defense ID and current Leave and Earnings Statement is required for check-in. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Kilauea Volcano Military Camp Hotel Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Kilauea Volcano Military Camp Hawaii/Hawaii Volcanoes National Park