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Volcano Bungalow
Volcano Bungalow
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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A recently refurbished 1930s cottage in the heart of Volcano Village with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Charming and comfortable, the Volcano Bungalow offers lodgings for singles, couples, or small families.

The space

The Volcano Bungalow is an historic caretaker’s cottage, built in the 1930s and thoroughly renovated in early 2007. It preserves the “old” cottage feeling, while offering the conveniences of the twenty-first century.

The newly renovated and fully equipped kitchen has a 20” electric range, a 10-cubic-foot refrigerator, with microwave, toaster, and coffee maker atop the large wrap-around oak countertop and new, custom-built lower cabinets, and, in the 1930s-built pantry, a coffee press, blender, and rice cooker. The bathroom, also fully renovated, has a generously sized, ceramic-tiled shower. The living room is warmed by a Jøtul gas stove and has an entertainment cabinet with a TV on cable, a DVD player, with a collection of movies, and a music player with an eclectic collection of CDs, including Hawaiian music. There’s also wired and wireless high-speed internet access. There is a queen-sized bed in each of the two bedrooms and a queen-sized futon/couch in the living (URL HIDDEN) Bungalow provides private, quiet comfort.

Besides the covered front porch, which has a built-in bench (for removing shoes, local-style), it offers a spacious covered back lanai, with built-in benches and a hand-built table, surrounded by camellia trees (they grow big here!). Charming and comfortable, the Bungalow offers easy access to the village’s stores and restaurants from an unpaved one-lane road, used only by residents and their guests.

Guest access

Guests have exclusive use of the entire house.

Interaction with guests

We (Ken and Mary) have our home on the same property and we are available to answer questions you might have regarding the house or our unique and wonderful area. We also have a photo tour business so we can recommend lots of great scenic spots on the island.

Other things to note

Volcano Village is about 2 miles from the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We are situated in a verdant upland rain forest which has been designated as a UN World Heritage Site.

Amenities
Internet
Family/kid friendly
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Prices
Extra people $30 NZD / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 12%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Please no pets and no smoking inside the house.
Minimum 2 night stay.
Hawaii State Taxes of 13.04% on total rental fee collected upon arrival.

Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Availability
2 nights minimum stay

34 Reviews

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Jane User Profile
November 2017
Loved the bungalow, perfect! Loved the photos and the extra touches ken puts in.

John User Profile
October 2017
The cottage was a wonderful place to stay. It was exceptionally clean, full of personal charm. I really appreciated the location, since I was attending a photography workshop that was located in Volcano Village. Ken and Mary were wonderful hosts!

Xiaoxi User Profile
October 2017
Ken is by far the most thoughtful, helpful and friendly host I have had. The bunglow is way nicer than I had pictured. It is very clean and home feeling, also quite close to Volcano National Park. Ken also provided detail guidance in great scenic spots to check out. We enjoyed stay here and would recommend to whoever wanted to have a deep-dive trip in Volcano.

Orlanda User Profile
October 2017
Staying in Volcano Village was amazing. The bungalow is so homey and comfortable. I loved everything about it. The area is so quiet and relaxing. It’s so close to Volcano National Park so it’s so easy to go there at night. Ken met me and gave me my key and showed me some tips of where to go. Buy your groceries and cook in the kitchen because its perfect. I only wish I had stayed longer. Can’t wait to return.
Ken User Profile
Response from Ken:
Thanks Orlanda! Hope to see you back in Hawaii sometime soon! Aloha, Ken
October 2017

Keiko User Profile
June 2017
We highly recommend the bungalow. It was very comfortable and convenient for exploring the national park and the Hilo area.

Xiangyu User Profile
May 2017
Very cozy place and a superb host. Extremely friendly and helpful (binder also has great photos that points us to the right direction on the volcano), would definitely recommend to my friends!

Shital User Profile
May 2017
Ken was a gracious host and his cottage is super inviting and cozy! My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. It's very close to Volcanoes National Park which for us was a plus. Ken had provided us with lots of good info and advice regarding the park and the area!

Joined in September 2015
Ken User Profile

I am a photographer and video artist. My wife and I founded Hawaii Photo Retreat in 2006. We provide photo tours and 1:1 photography instruction.
Prior to 2006 I lived in the Bay Area and worked as a technical director, producing large scale events internationally. I have traveled extensively.
For many years I also produced and performed in light shows for major rock bands as well as classical music and dance. My artistic focus now is the creation of healing, meditative environments through light and sound. You can see some of my work on the video page of our website. Hawaii Photo Retreat.

Languages: Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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