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Maple Ridge, Canada
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350 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the 'Artists Cottage' which has two bedrooms. Very nicely laid out. Everything you need including great concierge service from Garret. Pluses include great location, great breakfast, free wifi and reasonable 'cleaning fee' (some are out of control). Negatives are very little lighting at night in garage area to access the steps (one flight up). Not enough banana... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking time to write such a kind review. The Artist's House is a great place for two couples or for singles wishing their own bedroom. Glad you found it comfortable. We are just a three minute drive to the park entrance, you cannot get much closer. Makes it convenient for the evening viewing of the Halema'uma'u... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay here was great! Location, place and host were awesome. Garret and Sandy made us really comfortable here and I will definitely be staying here on our next trip to Big Island and will be recommending to family and friends. If you are thinking of staying here, do no think, just book it. I wish we would have stayed... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo! Glad you Garret and I were able to contribute to your stay in a positive way. A recommendation is the highest form of compliment and we sincerely thank you. We hope that Garret was able to give you some good tips for the remainder of your trip on the island. This is an awesome place and we... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Mahalo Garret and Sandy. You made our stay truly the trip of a lifetime! 13 days in one spot, a spot we could have spent a lifetime. Your knowledge and service are truly an asset to the "Big Island." We left Atlantic Canada with no itinerary and decided to play it by ear. Garret's knowledge of the island made where... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for your kind review. We certainly enjoyed your visit with us and happy they we measured up. As you know Garret is a wealth of information about the island. He is always happy to share, hoping to give you the best experience you can get. Glad he succeeded for you. It is always sad to see our... More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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293 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We spent two nights here in the Ohelo Berry Cottage, the smallest of the four cottages. It's a studio with frig and microwave, and was plenty of space for two people who don't cook on vacation! The cottage itself was charming, clean, and functional, and the front porch relaxing. The gardens were fascinating, as was the wildlife - I wish... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for your wonderful review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. The Ohelo Berry Cottage is a great place for two as you commented. There is a refrigerator but not a microwave. There is also a coffee pot but no other form of cooking. We are happy to provide coolers for misc beverages or snacks that may... More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed staying at this property. It is gorgeous, located in a beautiful piece of rainforest that is well cared for by the owners. The location is perfect for exploring Volcanoes National Park. It is 5 minutes from the park entrance and 10 minutes from the Jagger museum. This last part is great because the view... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo nui (thanks much) for your kind review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, both its location and the surrounding gardens. Yes, Garret does truly enjoy sharing the island with our guests. With his extensive exploring he is able to give advice with great detail to assist with your visit. He is a foodie... More 

Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We chose this location on Booking.com for its proximity to the Volcanoes National Park about (5) minutes away from the park entry. This is one very nice place located in a tropical forest atmosphere. Sandy greeted us and showed us our cottage. The unit was very nice and clean. Garrett then offered to show us their tropical garden which is... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you found the cottage clean and nice. The dehumidifier helps it stay that way because as you said we live in a tropical climate. We do ask that you run the dehudifier while you are gone so the noise does not bother you. In the summer... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

During our two week Hawaiian vacation on Oahu and the Big Island our 3 night stay at the Volcano Country Cottages was the best. Everything you read about Garrett and Sandy is true and their B&B is quaint, private, and very relaxing. Garrett was so very helpful in helping us to plan out our days so that we could maximize... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for your wonderful review. We strive to provide a comfortable and private stay for our guests, sounds like we did that. Garret loves to share the island and does his best to help others enjoy it. Taking time to help with your daily plans is his favorite part of the day. Of course hearing your feedback is... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My wife and I were halfway through our two-week 40th wedding anniversary Hawaiian vacation. We had wandered about the Kona side of the big island, and frankly, we were weary of the prospect of another week of trying to figure out what to see and where to go. Then we met Garrett, the owner of Volcano Cottages B&B when we... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for your wonderful review! We thoroughly enjoy sharing the island, as you mentioned. The where to go and what to see are up to you, Garret just makes suggestions. His suggestions include timelines and a short review to make it easier for you to choose. We are happy to have "saved your vacation" and helped with your... More 

Somers
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10 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I highly recommend this for a quiet but adventurous getaway. The hosts know the entire area very well and are very anxious to help you with whatever you may need. The room was very clean and it is pure quiet at night for a perfect night sleep.

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo nui (thanks much) for your kind words. Garret loves to share the island with everyone. We started visiting the island in 1979 so his knowledge goes a ways back. Sharing the island and helping you with your needs is the best way to share the Aloha of the islands. We are glad to know you enjoyed a... More 

Hwaseong-si
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We loved to stay with Garret and Sandy! The small cottage where we stayed was perfect for the two of us and the breakfast with Sandy's homemade banana bread and fresh fruits was absolutely delicious. But most of all we appreciate them sharing all the information about the area, and about the whole island actually. Amazing night sky with the... More 

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Sandy_Garret, Owner at Volcano Country Cottages, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found the area to be amazing, we agree, the stars and the birds are wonderful, the gardens also add to the atmosphere! We love the island and get as much out of sharing the island as we hope our guests do exploring. We share our... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Volcano Country Cottages make paradise feel like home. The tranquil surroundings and cosy cottages help you relax and leave your world behind. We have several cottages to meet your needs, complete with a private bath, wireless internet access, hot tub access and usually a kitchen, living, and dining room. Breakfast is included and will be brought to your cottage. Our one-bedroom studio Ohelo Berry Cottage, sleeps one or two comfortably. Our two bedroom Artist's House will sleep up to four. The one bedroom Lehua Blossom Cottage and Ohia Forest Cottage will sleep four guests with a futon couch in the living room. Volcano Country Cottages sits on three breathtaking acres with hapu'u ferns, beautiful Ohia lehua trees and century old tsugi cedar trees. We are an excellent base for exploring the south east side of the island. You will be close to hiking trails in Volcanoes National Park and within walking distance of several wonderful restaurants in Volcano Village. Visit Hilo, Akaka Falls, and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Volcano Country Cottages

Address: P.O. Box 545, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785-0545
Region: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Volcano
Price Range: ₹ 5,130 - ₹ 8,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We were in the smallest cottage. It was great!”
 of 5 bubbles 804sergheid, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Clean and comfortable no matter which cottage you were to choose. Can't say enough good things about this place for the price.”
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 of 5 bubbles C5513SSgaryp, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Their website gives a comprehensive description of each of the four cottages to help you choose.”
 of 5 bubbles seecrane, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the newer cabins, at the end of the road, and enjoyed the privacy and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Puckmeister, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“bring your bathing suit for the hot tub, they provide towels”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingFool88005, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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