Queen bed upstairsCustom kitchen with full size range and small full-size fridge.
The Cottage at Volcano Guest House

Entire home/apt

4 guests

1 bedroom

3 beds
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Sleeps up to five. The upstairs is one room with views in all four directions. It has one queen bed and one twin bed. The downstairs has one twin bed and also a futon couch. The Cottage has a full size kitchen, a big front porch with a sink, and parking space out front. The newly remodeled tiled bath has a tub/shower.

The space

We are a quiet mile off Hwy 11, 5 minutes from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Visitor Center, with 12 acres up against the forest reserve and the National Park. A little private village that we have developed since 1979, and have been operating as an eco-B&B since 1986. Within a couple miles are 8-10 restaurants, multiple gift shops and museums, within the National Park and Volcano Village, not to mention major hiking!

We have 3 cottages, 2 apartments, 2 big houses with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths each, yoga studio and Breakfast Lanai, with small farm (cows, ducks, fish) and native rainforest. Alan does the buildings with fine finish work and Bonnie does the farming and gardening. We operate our B&B together, along with daughter Joan and her friend Nicky.

The Cottage is two story. The upstairs room has windows on all four sides, with a queen bed and one twin bed. The downstairs room has a full kitchen with dining table, one more twin bed and a fold out futon couch. There is also a big front porch and a newly refurbished, roomy bath with custom tile, tub-shower, and its own outside door. The Koa wood stairway is something to see.

We provide a casual continental breakfast buffet in our big, greenhouse Breakfast Lanai, with lots of local fruit, cereal, bagels and muffins, home-made cinnamon rolls, coffee, tea, cocoa, juice. We leave it all out from early morning until everyone has eaten, very informal.

We welcome singles, couples, families, reunions and retreats for up to 35, wi-fi throughout, hot tub, snacks in the Breakfast Lanai 24/7. We line-dry our linens and provide use of washer and lines for guests. Hot water is solar-assisted, recycling bins are convenient, and beds have electric mattress pads, so you can sleep cozy.

We are a favorite place for scientists and researchers as well as college classes and yoga and taichi retreats. We host groups from Europe and Asia but also lots of young people and families from Australia and New Zealand as well as North America.

Guest access

Take the kids to see the ducks and cows, or walk our quarter-mile landscaped loop to see orchid blossoms dangling from giant tree ferns, have a leisurely breakfast, and take a hot tub!

Interaction with guests

Someone is always around if you need any assistance or have any questions. If you don't see us please call or text.
Alan’s cell phone: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Bonnie’s cell phone: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Office phone: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s), cat(s), and other pet(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Kitchen
Heating

Prices
Extra people $23 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 20%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 3PM

We ask smokers to go outside and away from where others congregate.

We do take one-nighters if less than 7 days to reservation date. Please contact us for early check-in or late checkout, to find out if we can accommodate you.

We sometimes allow pets, in some units, but only by prior permission.

We expect parents to keep control of their children, and will charge for damage. First farm-visit with Bonnie, and never without parent along.

We are famous for giving great sleep, for all guests and our quiet neighbors, and expect our guests to honor that.

TAX NOTE: The State of Hawaii charges excise tax and transient accommodations tax. The effective rate is 13.41%. We include that markup in the rates posted on Airbnb.

Our pets do not go in the guest units.
Our Heeler dog is around and the neighbors' small dogs and cats visit, but please do not let any of them inside Claudia's Place. That cute friendly miniature poodle? She likes to dump trash cans...

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Pet(s) live on property - One friendly dog

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

2 Reviews

The cottage was clean, quiet and comfortable. Perfect location close to the Volcano national park (around 5 minutes by car). The breakfast offered was rich and tasty and Bonnie was really responsive to our questions and needs. Thank you!

Rong User Profile
January 2014
as Sorry to write feedback late. The stay in Bonnie's home was wonderful experience. Everything is well prepared, including the road direction email (Bonnie wrote to us, and let us know the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) guiding is not correct and we just used (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) those days). The beds are warm, it is very cozy, because in jungle it is easy to feel cold at night. The spa was the most impressive. When we visited volcano park, it rained suddenly and heavily, we all got wet because we were in the middle of the hiking way. After we rushed home, we used the spa. I worried we might catch cold after being completely wet. But after spa, everything was fine. In fact, Bonnie had prepared raincoat for us, but when we started hiking, it was raining. We all feel regret and think we should have carried Bonnie' raincoat. 这家丛林中的民居离火山公园很近,很方便。晚上床上因为配有电热毯所以睡着一点都不冷。提醒要去火山公园玩的朋友,一定预备塑料袋把护照保护好,如果像我们一样,在徒步中遇到大雨,那就用得着了。这个公园值得一去,这个民居也超乎预期。

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Volcano, Hawaii, United StatesJoined in October 2011
Bonnie User Profile

That is me, Bonnie and hubby and co-innkeeper Alan Miller in the photo, with our daughter, Joan, off to the left. Joan is also around helping us run Volcano Guest House. That photo was taken in Lijiang, Yunnan, China last year when we were on OUR trip of a lifetime, guided by our daughter-in-law, Jingjing Zhang, from Datong, who is married to our son Noel. They live in Bellevue Washington, and work in technology.

I, Bonnie, was born on Maui, grew on on Kauai and Oahu, went to college in Ohio, and lived on a Greek island for a year before coming back to Hawaii where I made a career in community organizing - the community gardens in Honolulu, our local park's public/private partnership here in Volcano, community development planning and social justice advocacy for various county, state, and feds before turning to full-time work at our B&B in 2000, when we went from 2 to five units. I come from Iowa farm and Melungeon stock, thus my milk cows and ducks. Nowadays, I take care of the reservations and landscape and farm.

Alan built it all, starting in 1979, when we moved to this place and lived in a tent for the first year. He continues to maintain it, take care of the breakfast fixins and welcome you. He was born in Lima, Peru of parents from New York and Arkansas, including Hawaii Missionary ancestors. Alan has been a special ed teacher and builder, building and remodeling homes for a cadre of long time client/friends until he, too, went full-time on the B&B when we went to more cottages and houses in 2006.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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