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An Ideal Home Base For Exploring Volcano National Park

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,984 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Located less than 5 minutes away from Volcano National Park. Nearby Volcano Village has several good restaurants and a general store.

When you stay at this quaint 2-bedroom, 1 bathroom volcano vacation rental home, you'll get a truly authentic experience in paradise! Your children or extra traveling companions can sleep on one of our two futons in the living room making a total of 8 people that can be comfortably accommodated. You can prepare delicious meals in our kitchen, or take advantage of one of the fine restaurants in the village and truly enjoy your well deserved rest here in Hawaii.

Upon arrival, you and your travel companions will be in awe of the lush rain forest foliage, and abundance of flowering plants surrounding the property, making it a very private retreat.

The house is surrounded with a Hawaiian rain forest with many birds. You will enjoy having breakfast besides the big picture window watching the native birds and many other birds as they feed at the bird feeders near by.

More Details

Property Manager
John and Patti Lafleur
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About John and Patti Lafleur

During the past 15 years, I visited Hawaii at least once a year, sometimes more. I developed a love for the islands that did not diminish as time progressed. Rather it grew into a passion . When I retired ,on the mainland, there was only one place I could think of living. That was, of course the Big Island of Hawaii. I occasionally leave to visit other places and people, but I always rejoice when My flight touches down in Hilo.

John and Patti Lafleur purchased this house in 2002

Why John and Patti Lafleur chose Volcano

I searched, looking at many other places. When I visited Volcano Village I knew I was home. This property appealed to me specifically because of it's potential as a possible vacation rental site. It took a number of years to progress from a dream to a reality, but it has turned out to be all I had hoped it would be.

My greatest joy is sharing my beautiful home and Island with my guest's.

Mahalo [Thank You , in Hawaiian]

What makes this house unique

The two houses are not luxurious by any means. They were built for people like you and me. What makes them special, I suppose, is the location. A walk in our native Hawaiian rain forest and listening to the birds in the tree tops as they drink the nectar from the flowering Ohia's is wonderful. The giant Hapu's [Hawaiian Tree Ferns] fronds swaying in the breeze. Even during our rainy periods, [Rain fall measured in feet instead of inches], it is obvious that this is one of God's special places. The hectic life style of the cities and freeway traffic are left far behind as the lucky guest's partake of the peace and tranquility that has become so rare in our world today


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mauna Loa Estates in Volcano

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1984 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 4 additional people can sleep on 2 Futon's in the living rooms that make up into comfortable full size bed's.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

An Ideal Home Base For Exploring Volcano National Park
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
Salt Lake City, UT

Wonderful home next to Volcano National Park!

  • 5 of 5

We left John and Patty's beautiful guest house yesterday. It was a perfect home base for our family adventure at Volcano National Park. The photos do not do it justice. It really is a little gem of a place - cozy, well-stocked kitchen, spotlessly clean, great beds, beautiful jungle garden setting, lots of singing tropical birds, and very Hawaiian! Our group consisted of three adults and five children between the ages of 5-17. We had plenty of room. The house was 4 minutes from the park entrance which was a huge bonus. The house is right next to John and Patty's house so they are always available to help with any needs. We would definitely stay here again. Oh, and we really loved the amazing fresh flowers in the house. It smelled heavenly!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mercersburg, PA

Very nice. Good value.

  • 5 of 5

Well kept property, John was very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Volcano vacation home

  • 4 of 5

A very nice vacation home close to the Volcano's National Park. Not many grocery stores or restaurants in the area. No dishwasher. Overall, not bad; two bedrooms, with two pullout futons in living room. Paid for use of bedrooms, but was charged extra for two people using the futons.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay when visiting Volcano National Park

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, beautifully landscaped, quiet, great convenient location

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durham, U.K.

Ideal base for exploring the park

  • 5 of 5

Great location, especially for evening visits to Halemaumau Crater. Property was as described and very well equipped. Absence of AC not a problem, we really liked the cooler climate up here. John was efficient with communication and went out of his way to help us out when we needed to sort something out urgently back in the UK.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable charming quiet place :)

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 2 nights stay in this house. It was very comfortable, clean, well furnished. 10 minutes drive to Jaggar Museum, a place you definitely should go at night !

We would absolutely recommend this place !

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Hilo, HI
Nearest Motorway
Hawaii Belt Rd. #30
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Volcano Village
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Car: necessary

Our main attraction is Volcano National Park.

There are numerous other attractions and activities in the Hilo area, only a few miles away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mauna Loa Estates, Puna District

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Standard Season
1 Oct 2016 - 1 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £115.95
Tax Rate 13.42%

Our base rate of $125.00 / night is for 4 people, [2 nights minimum stay]. Our living room has 2 comfortable futons that make into full sized beds which sleep an additional 4 people for $15.00 extra / person, / night.
We are also required to collect Hawaii State Occupancy tax of 13.42%. [Just as other hotels and resorts are].
This would come to an additional $33.55 for the base rate of 4 guest.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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