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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We spent two nights in the Forest House and will never forget the place or the hosts, Peter and Kathleen, a warm and welcoming couple who have created an amazing piece of paradise. The craftsmanship of the cottage, the attention to detail in every aspect and their impeccable good taste make this one of the most unique and enjoyable places...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We drove up the private driveway to our little cottage and checked out of the world! We loved it for all of the reasons reviewers have already explained here, complete privacy, comfy bed, fireplace, windows out-looking gorgeous rainforest foliage, wonderful local food and a great drivable location for the Volcano, Hilo, and the Volcano Village. There are so many little...

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Thank Sumlady79
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 11 January 2014

This was our second trip to VRR—and certainly not our last! This place is truly special. Don’t think of this as a bed and breakfast with common areas where you meet other travelers or gorge on giant hot breakfasts (not that those are bad things!). This is a quiet, peaceful retreat where I can feel the tension in my shoulders...

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Valhalla, New York
Reviewed 1 January 2014

My husband and I spent two nights in the Bamboo Guest Cottage and had a lovely stay. The cottage itself is quiet and beautiful, and we loved the skylights, the music and dvds available (no tv or cable), and the Japanese o'furu in the back garden. It worked well for us having a full kitchen, as we are vegan and...

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Cambridge, UK
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in the Sanctuary and loved every aspect of it. Minute details, including slippers in the room and for the outdoor shower, robes etc are thought of and the quality of the breakfast items is excellent. Although the sanctuary is really small, especially when you're eating breakfast, we didnt mind and loved being in the middle of...

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2Thank worldtravelleler
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2013

I have always dreamt of sleeping in a beautiful space in the middle of the forest. My dream came true in the window filled, cozy 'sanctuary'. This was further completed by our own personal Japanese soaking tub. Very romantic! The owner and staff were friendly and helpful. The fresh fruit -based breakfasts were lovely. And of course the nearby Volcano...

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1Thank Michael M
Hope Town
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Spent 3 nights there and it was just amazing a cool place to just relax and do your own thing. Could of Spent a month there. The Owners were super friendly, the place was clean and fresh fruit provided every day for you.

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Thank William M
Reviewed 20 November 2013

At first my wife was a little hesitant about this place, but she quickly fell in love with this place and has considered it one of her favorite places we stayed on our honeymoon. We stayed in the sanctuary, which is just cozy. The room is really big enough for a bed and a few amenities, but it has windows...

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Thank Greenlocnar
San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 10 November 2013

The True Aloha -A sensuous experience- Best night sleep ever ! The Bamboo cottage nourished all aspects of our senses- Lovingly detailed -natural architecture- rustic elegance- incredible comfort- romantic connection We embellished 3 nights surrounded by Kilauea's Rainforest beauty Mahalo for creating this sanctuary We look forward to our next visit ! The Harris's-San Mateo Ca

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San Diego
Reviewed 31 October 2013

The B&B is located in a grid-pattern residential area, about 1.5 miles across the Mamalahoa Highway from the village center where the restaurants and store are located – so it is too far to walk for dinner. Each lot is densely covered with tropical ferns and trees, so residences aren’t always visible from the road. There are a number of...

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

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to communicate concerns that you had while you stayed with us. We regret any frustration and dissatisfaction, and of course, we certainly wanted you to enjoy your stay at the Volcano Rainforest Retreat. We do want our guests to be in the cottage which best meets their needs and have attempted to describe...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $275 - $492 (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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“The Sanctuary was super sweet but tiny, if you can afford it you may enjoy a bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles susiemay, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the cottages are stunning ... the Bamboo Cottage, however, was my favourite !”
 of 5 bubbles susannecarrillo, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Forest House has access to the hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles TanyaM596, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loved the Sanctuary cottage.”
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“Look on their website-they have excellent descriptions of the various cottages”
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