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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We were 3 nights at Tara Firma B&B. Our room was small, but we had use of the living room and dining room table. Kate, the owner, lives in another wing of the house, so we had our privacy most of the time. She supplies a nice breakfast of breads, fresh fruit and cereal. There are granola bars on the... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

It was terrible,,,bad smell ,very humid,very small room ,everything is bad . the owner said she would be near if we need something…but no answer….and no water... the worst no water ,so no shower , and of course we were unable to sleep, when we finally talk to her,she yelled at us ,we wanted our money back ,she did not….refund... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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188 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

There was 7 of us we were told that we had the place to ourselves but the kitchen was hers (the owners), very strange as it is apart of the common area. In the common area is a fridge, microwave and table where we can make tea and coffee yet when we wanted to make coffee the coffee was in... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

My family stayed in the Orchid Suite, a loft where our two kids slept in two roomy beds, a small bedroom where my husband and I slept, and a nice roomy bathroom for the four of us to share. The Inn is clean, the beds are comfortable, and a more peaceful place to stay you will not find. It's a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We stayed in the "Orchard Suite" which sounded like a fantastic deal, sleeping up to 6 with breakfast. Volcano itself is not a place you visit for the town -- but the park, lava, and nearby sites are fantastic! Regarding the Tara Firm Inn -- Little did we know, the suite we selected is above the common area as a... More 

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Fairbanks
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Fritz, the owner of Tara Firma Inn B&B was exceptionally kind and helpful. The house is gorgeous, surrounded by lush ferns of the rainforest. We stayed in the Orchid Suite upstairs, and it was clean, roomy and extremely comfortable. Breakfast was fresh fruit and toast, which was great for us. We highly recommend this B&B to anyone visiting Volcano.

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Calgary, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Fritz and Kate provided everything we needed for a comfortable stay, very close to the gates of Volcano National Park (about 10 minutes drive). We were greeted by Fritz who offered us tea and coffee when we arrived, and gave us the great advice to go watch the volcano at night. We stayed in the Orchid Suite which consisted of... More 

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We had a most enjoyable stay here with Fritz & Kate. Our lodging consisted of two rooms with a shared bathroom and a privacy door so that we could choose when we wanted to interact with the rest of the guests. Perfect for our family with a 16 & 19 year old. Breakfast was great, fruit turtles were very cute.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2012

I am highly disappointed with the lack of customer service and communication by the owners of Tara Firma Inn. They do not answer their phone, nor do they return phone calls after a message is left. They are extremely strict with their cancellation policy, to the point that I will not only never consider staying there again but I feel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

We loved our stay here. It really felt like a home away from home, with a warm cosy living room to come back to after our days of hiking or touring (and since it rains a lot around here, having a nice dry place to come back to is very welcome!) Every morning there was a delicious, home prepared continental... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tara Firma Inn - Volcano is surrounded by a natural Fern Forest and located just 3 miles from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  Offering comfortable, affordable accommodations and a continental breakfast buffet.  Discounts are available for renting two or more rooms. There are many attractions and restaurants available for your enjoyment in the area.  Fritz and Kate Bell, along with their cat Riley, look forward to welcoming you into their home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tara Firma Inn Volcano

Address: 19-4251 Kekoanui Blvd., PO Box 354, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785-0354
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Volcano
Price Range: ₹ 4,432 - ₹ 6,478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tara Firma Inn Volcano 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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“i do not recommend”
 of 5 bubbles therese_0403, 18 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Try another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles antilogic, 3 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The Orchid Suite is quite roomy and upstairs, and has a queen-size bed. The two other rooms have a 'full-size' bed, but open onto a porch, surrounded by tall ferns and orchids. Quite peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles kateb938, 16 May 2013 | Read review
“Fern & Ginger rooms have their own external doors, a very nice feature.”
 of 5 bubbles CathyH914, 5 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Orchid suite is good for families”
 of 5 bubbles md125, 15 Mar 2012 | Read review
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