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Volcano Rainforest Retreat

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“guest cottage”(27 reviews)
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

My family and I love the Rainforest Retreat. The room was clean and cheerful. The staff feels like family after a short stay. Our breakfast was delicious. The Rainforest Retreat is the perfect stay for a visit to Volcano National Park.More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy that your family was able to come and all stay together here in the rainforest and visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It's so amazing to be in such close proximity to an active volcano! We are delighted that you found...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

NO doubt we'll be back! Peter and Kathleen Golden have created the Volcano Rainforest Retreat to be everything that you would want in the most lush, private rainforest area on the Big Island of Hawaii. Beautifully designed and with exquisite attention to detail to make...More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Owner at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 29 December 2017

Aloha Patti, As the year ends, we are grateful to receive your review with such senstive impressions of the Volcano Rainforest Retreat. We so enjoy kinowing that you valued the details and care we give our home and guest cottages. We join you in valuing...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great place to visit if you want to relax, cook food for yourself and listen to birds chirping as you wake up in the morning. Very well done cottages and extremely friendly and nice people running it. Peter & Kathleen own the place and Jennifer...More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 28 December 2017

It was so nice to meet your family and have you here with us in the rainforest. It's always a pleasure to hear what our guests enjoyed about their stay. (The birdsong here is one of my favorite things as well, it really connects you...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Bamboo Guest House at the Volcano Rainforest Retreat is architecturally beautiful, spacious, comfortable, and very private. The kitchen is stocked daily with delicious, fresh local fruit and other breakfast items. The accommodations are convenient for exploring the Volcano National Park, local beaches, and the...More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 28 December 2017

We're grateful that you enjoyed the comfort and privacy of our unique Bamboo Guest House. Along with the fresh fruit we do enjoy sharing the selection of baked goods, homemade granola and crustless quiche with our guests as they start their day in the privacy...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The Sanctuary at the Volcano Rainforest Retreat was an amazing place to experience the rainforest, and so close to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Our hexagonal-shaped cottage had floor-to-ceiling windows, surrounding us with the sights and sounds of the rainforest. Perhaps not surprising, during our three-night...More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Owner at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 3 December 2017

Aloha, Thank you such a thoughtful and detailed review of your stay with us. We think this review is from Nancy & Peter who were here on November 14-16. It means so much to us that you two valued the intimacy of the Sanctuary cottage,...More

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Christel398
30 December 2017|
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Response from VRRVolcano | Property representative |
Aloha Christel, Mahalo for letting us know you would like to book. Please go to our website link on or Trip Advisor page. You will see a green tab named Cottages&Rates/Availability above the top navigation bar. Click... More
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DeAnna C
19 July 2017|
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Aloha DeAnna, 'Pogsie' gave a perfect answer to your question (thank you, Pogsie!). Please let me know if you have any other questions regarding our property or cottages. Mahalo! VRR
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emoo217
7 May 2016|
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Aloha, Yes, the temperature in the outdoor shower has been monitored and adjusted since those occasional concerns were mentioned.
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"Do not about other guest houses, our Bamboo Guest House was amazing."
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"Sanctuary ideal for two."
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"Forest House or Bamboo House"
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"all lodges are good"
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