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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We recently stayed here while visiting the National Park. We were lucky enough to have the Guest Cottage as our home base. This was once the owners primary residence and it has all the little details that make it feel as comfortable as home. Beautiful tiled shower with windows looking right in to the bamboo and moss of the rainforest....

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Longueuil, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2013

This lovely cabine is only 5 miles to the Volcanoes National Park and the Volcano village. The cabine is well equipped and very functional. The owner takes very good care of its property. In only five minutes driving west to the volcano park, you leave a lush forest for a dry and warm desert. The contrast is very impressive. We...

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florida
Reviewed 25 February 2013

My husband and I stayed in the Sanctuary for 1 night earlier this month while visiting VNP. The room is a studio of sorts, with a bedroom/kitchen combo and then a bathroom area (minus shower, which is outside!) separated by sliding doors. The room was very sweetly decorated, and stocked with all sorts of goodies like granola and honey, fruit,...

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VRRVolcano, Owner at Volcano Rainforest Retreat, responded to this review

Aloha MollynMonkey, Please know we value your review and insight. We do our best to meet all guest needs and take your comments to heart. The Sanctuary was designed for travelers with a desire to experience the rainforest in the most intimate way. We mention the outdoor shower on our website and are so sorry that it came as a...

San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 22 February 2013

The Volcano Rainforest Retreat was a wonderful little place and we can't wait to go back! After reading about the Sanctuary online, we knew we were in for a small intimate cottage and that is exactly what we got! The outdoor o'furo tub and shower were great. You have your own little cottage in the middle of a rainforest. It...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 February 2013 via mobile

I booked the place on the numerous recommendations from TA's and was not in the least disappointed! After parking the car we were led on a short forest train through the woods (I.e 30 secs) to our little cottage. It was more lovely than the pictures with a outdoor bath and Japanese hot tub for the cool weather at Volcano...

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We had the most wonderful stay at Volcano Rainforest Retreat. My husband and I spent 3 nights in the Sanctuary. We picked this retreat especially as it seemed perefect for my 50th birthday and our 20th anniversary and we could not have been happier. We can think of nothing that could be improved upon. It was lovely to be met...

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Reviewed 10 December 2012

We had a wonderful honeymoon at Volcano Rainforest Retreat. We spent two nights in the Forest House, and had a fantastic time. The cottages are wonderfully furnished and we were surprised how well they did with the small space. Anne was there to greet us the second we pulled in, and she gave us a great tour of the property...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 December 2012

My wife and I(age 60+) spent 3 nights at the Volcano Rainforest Retreat and really enjoyed our stay there. It is a beautiful place, off the beaten path, and actually in the middle of a beautiful rainforest. The location for the retreat is beautiful. The hot tub is wonderful and it is as peaceful a location as any place we...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 December 2012

We stayed in the Forest House and it was simply gorgeous. Surrounded by lush jungle outside and beautiful flower arrangements inside, we felt truly pampered as we donned the conveniently supplied bathrobes and slippers and headed to the hot tub - also in the forest. Anne was wonderful and anticipated our every need. The generous and delicious breakfast kept us...

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Granada Hills, CA
Reviewed 6 October 2012

My sister and I decided to go the Big Island to celebrate our Big 50th (In the 50th state!). We were in a timeshare in Waikoloa (Paniolo Greens which will be my next review), and had planned to make a day trip to Volcano Park. However, on our flight over, we took our seatmate's advice to see the crater at...

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VRRVolcano, Owner at Volcano Rainforest Retreat, responded to this review

We value your review, knowing that you appreciated your overnight stay in so many ways! We do understand the challenge of having one day in the Park and the limited time frame for hiking given our 3-5pm check-in. We regret any lack of ease you experienced on your arrival. Our policy requests that arriving guests call to make special arrangements...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Volcano Rainforest Retreat lodging experience on the Big Island of Hawaii offers visitors a collection of distinct guest cottages, created with elegant simplicity in harmony and balance with the Hawaiian rain forest. Its sense of place imparts a seamless feeling of connection between inside and outside, the accommodations and nature. The rain forest lodgings are interconnected by intimate paths, which wind their way through the misty, mossy landscape. This Hawaii Volcano retreat offers a unique setting for romantics, artists, nature lovers and world travellers seeking refuge and intimate contact with the living volcanic earth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Volcano Rainforest Retreat

Address: 11-3832 Twelfth St, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Volcano
Price Range: €193 - €361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Volcano Rainforest Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Volcano Rainforest Retreat Hotel Volcano
Volcano Rainforest Retreat Hawaii
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“Look on their website-they have excellent descriptions of the various cottages”
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“We stayed in the Forest House. Each house is probably different. The info given online with the pictures is accurate.”
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“Sanctuary is the smallest room, great for one or two people. If you want more space or have more people another cottage would be better.”
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