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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here with my wife and 9 and 8yo. Amazing. As wonderful as the volcano park was, the location of hotel, the incredible food at the restaurants were, and history of place has, the reason I would go back is because of the people. The staff right from the check in people, managers, cleaning staff to restaurants...

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Waco, Texas
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We love to stop in at the volcano house for a sunset dinner as we visit the national park. The views are amazing. The food is always great and the staff very plesant. The warm fireplace is always blazing and is a nice greeting from the cold rainy volcano weather. I love getting to see halemaumau crater the entire time...

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Yes the walls are thin and the windows are old but the location and staff more than make up for that. We arrived when it was very foggy so there was no view of the caldera so we left for dinner with some friends in Hilo. Just before we came back, we saw a red glow in the skies. We...

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1Thank Junko H
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have visited Kilauea Volcano on several occasions during the day, but wanted to spend the night so we could see the glow from the crater. We were not disappointed! The hotel was updated a few years ago, and while it still looks and feels like a 1941 hotel, it is clean, the staff is very friendly and helpful, and...

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1Thank letsgotochina
Forfar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice for lunch. First time was fine. Expensive for what it was (fish and chips). Second time was awful. Had to wait ages for our food and when it arrived it was cold. There wasn't a lot of it either given the cost. They asked if we wanted a sweet to make up for the poor meal...

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1Thank Sparky1071
Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We recently stayed here for 2 nights and our stay was very good. Our room was very clean and our bed was comfortable. Yes it is a bit expensive but it's supply and demand and you are in a national park overlooking an active volcano. We ate in both restaurants during our stay and both were very nice. All staff...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

OK.... it is a 70 plus year old hotel that over looks an active volcano... The trails are at the hotel...... I cannot understand negative comments...this is not a five star hotel in Kona on a beach.... All of this given.....the rooms are very clean and comfortable, the staff over the top in customer service (6:30 pm hot cookie service...

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3Thank cfelssmith
Del Mar, California
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The scenery is beautiful, but the hotel is not. We stayed 3 days and nights and I could never turn the shower hot enough and the weather was cold and rainy. Brr! The walls are very thin and we heard every step of the people above us. The rooms are old and drafty and the towels are small and thin....

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A visit to Volcano National Park was my main goal in Big Island. Therefore I had to stay in this hotel located in the Park to be immersed in this atmosphere and enjoy the wonderful view. And, I did. WOW. it is quite expensive but I deserved it. Dinner at the window seat was fantastic, as well as the lunch....

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1Thank Rubpy
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a deluxe crater room. First the view is off to the left and the windows are absolutely filthy. You can only see the crater if you stand right next to the window. The floors are wonky and creak really really loudly whenever anyone walks across them. Even if the person tries to be quiet. The room door...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Volcano House is the only hotel located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and is perched on the rim of Kilauea's Halemaumau crater. The historic Volcano House Hotel has long captured the imagination of visitors from all over the world with its iconic location, rich cultural legacy, and warm Hawaiian hospitality. Drawing upon a storied history dating back to 1846, Volcano House Hotel is now re-imagined for a new era with updated rooms, a restaurant and lounge serving Pacific Rim fare, and retail shops. Come experience the best Hawaii Island has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Volcano House

Address: Crater Rim Dr, PO Box 53, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96718
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Price Range: $393 - $570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Volcano House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Volcano House Hotel Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Volcano Hotel
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“Specify a king or 2 queens, volcano view or not ($100/night more). Some rooms have door to the adjoining room. No 2nd floor elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciahE698RE, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“28 - 31 for outside sitting area”
 of 5 bubbles sascanlan, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get the crater view room, that's why you're here!”
 of 5 bubbles StephyMG, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Crater view room a must.”
 of 5 bubbles 627alanp, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Face the crater. During summer not a room over or near the bar. Winter no problem.”
  • Glow taken from room
 of 5 bubbles daisyCalifornia, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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