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Volcano Rainforest Retreat

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  • Excellent82%
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“forest house”(46 reviews)
“guest cottage”(29 reviews)
“outdoor shower”(36 reviews)
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Booked one night while visiting Hilo and the Volcano. We stayed in the Guest Cottage which was such a special treat! The entire property is amazing and lush. Each cottage is so private you don't see anyone or need to draw the blinds. Our cottage...More

Thank jellybeanlucy
Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 16 March 2018

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! So glad you enjoyed the privacy, as we took careful consideration when building these cottages to make sure they each had enough space and of course preserved the lush forest as much as...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Rainforest Retreat is a true 'get away'. Though it is close to everything the Volcano National Park has to offer, it is a beautiful, quiet, comfortable hide away. Every window features bamboo, tree ferns, and all of nature's finest. Being in that environment feeds the...More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your stay here with us. We're so glad you felt the "get away" feelings and connected into the nature that is here at the retreat. (The Tree Ferns are my favorite!) It...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We stayed two nights in the Forest Room in Volcano Rainforest Retreat. What a special place! Every detail inside and outside our "room" -- actually a completely self-contained and separate building -- was carefully thought-out. The room was quietly elegant. The grounds were carefully maintained....More

Thank Wendy B
Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 23 February 2018

Awwwwww! Thank you for this thoughtful review! Thank you so much for enjoying your time with us and appreciating so graciously everything we put into our Bed and Breakfast to make it special. We are grateful everyday for our staff that make this place possible...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

My wife and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary here. I will not be explain in words how beautiful this place was but I'll try. We stayed at the Bamboo Guest House. It was beautifully built, very very peaceful. Kitchen had everything you'll need to...More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 23 February 2018

How special for you to celebrate your second wedding anniversary here in the Hawaiian Rainforest. We are so glad for you both to experience the peace and relaxation that this forest inspires. We customized each cottage for a unique guest experience and added the Japanese...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

My 3rd time staying there in the Sanctuary and as wonderful as the last two times. They have all the right touches and super helpful staff. I love the peace and quiet and the surrounding green space - so special.More

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Response from VRRVolcano, Manager at Volcano Rainforest RetreatResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We love having repeat guests who love this rainforest as much as we all do and find it so special. I'm so happy you found our staff to be so helpful (we are very...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
20 July 2017|
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Response from VRRVolcano | Property representative |
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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"All cottages looked good."
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"There was a list of options to check off for breakfast after the first day, all of which were delightful..."
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"We stayed in the Forest House. Amazing!"
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"We loved the guest cottage with the cozy bed in the loft, but if you're not able to climb steep stairs..."
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