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Kilauea Volcano Military Camp

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in a two bedroom cottage. Unfortunately, all the cottages with kitchens were fully booked. However, this turned out to be a plus because we ate breakfast and dinner at the restaurant/cafe so I didn't have to cook! Our three children loved the buffet meals and we loved how well-priced they were! Our accommodation was...

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4Thank Karen G
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

KMC is a military recreation center. The cabins and General Store are only available to active duty and retired military service members, and civilians sponsored by active duty and retired military service members. However, I believe the dining facility and gas pumps can be used by anyone. Overall, I give the Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) 5 stars, not as a...

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2Thank Tim G
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 22 May 2015

For the location it was worth it. You have to plan ahead when traveling on Big Island if you are doing activities on Kona or Hilo side. This is located on Hilo side. Perfect location for visiting Volcano National Park. Rained every day we were there. Need light waterproof jackets and warm clothes for night. Stores were closed every night...

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1Thank marggarita
CT
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Our family of four stayed in three areas on the Island and KMC was one. It was by far the worst! The ancient accommodations are very, very small and I have not had a worst sleep in a mattress in a long time - rock hard and a tiny bed for two adults. Communication here is terrible, as one of...

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2Thank fire100
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We had a nice experience at KMC. If you have the connections to stay here, this is a great place to stay while visiting Volcanoes National Park. Note that it is called a camp for a reason. The accommodations are basic but clean and warm in the wet, chilly climate. The amenities are pretty basic but functional. This is a...

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2Thank Dragonboat07
Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Even before staying here we had awful trouble trying to make a booking. Our uncle was sponsoring us and we are all from the UK. They never responded to emails and there was some form of problem so it seemed to take ages to actually get a room booked and if it wasn't for the Facebook site and emailing over...

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Albany, NY
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My teenage girls, my spouse and another couple shared a three bedroom suite on the back side of KMC. The accommodations were clean and updated, if not high design. One note about the location--being on the windward side of Mauna Loa, and at high altitude, be prepared for cool, wet weather. If sun is your objective, you may want to...

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3Thank LancasterErik
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We have been to the Camp before. It is really cool. However, this time, we found some issues. The room was adequate, although old. We had an apartment. My husband who is 100% service connected disabled got into the shower in the morning. It was a tub with a shower but there was no slip resistant strip in the tub...

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3Thank TandL1974
washington state
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This military recreational center is managed by the renowned Hale Koa Hotel and shows it. The historic property includes period lodging for those who qualify. Its location cannot be beat! You're in the middle of fabulous Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! A short drive and you're on the Chain of Craters road, through a wonderland of volcanic sights. The Camp includes...

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8Thank okeedoke
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

On the rim of the crater, can't beat the location. Minutes from everything in the park. The rooms need to be refurbished but work. 60's carpet and counters, cool but not. Plenty of space in the hotel with multiple beds and rooms. There is a general store next door, so shopping was easy without traveling all the way back to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Kilauea Volcano Military Camp

Address: Bldg 40 KMC, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Price Range: $70 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 90
Also Known As:
Kilauea Volcano Military Camp Hotel Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Kilauea Volcano Military Camp Hawaii/Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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“They have a variety of rooms. We had the 7 bedroom family house.”
  • Maybe 2 miles from the volcano crater view point.
  • We opted for one of the rooms with a kitchen to make some of our meals.
KevinKo, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Check as to where you are housed prior to accepting your room so you are not next to a full bunkhouse; cabins are quieter than others.”
teresapI7062PR, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are suites that come with a fire place!”
Msdacko, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is not a hotel it is a military post with cabins - cafeteria, bowling alley, small store, etc. located in Volcano National Park.”
patnnet, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms we say were very good.”
108carll, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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