VOLCANO'S OHANA HOUSE--POPULAR RAINFOREST HIDEAWAY SPECIAL PX!

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Bedrooms 3
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VOLCANO'S OHANA HOUSE--POPULAR RAINFOREST HIDEAWAY SPECIAL PX!

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to Ohana House, your perfect home base when exploring the beautiful highlands of the Big Island of Hawaii. This large three bedroom home is just minutes from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, situated amidst the magical rainforest filled with wild ginger, native Ohia and towering fern trees.

The home is clean, bright and airy. As you enter you're greeted by views of the rainforest from the great room, complete with a TV and gas stove with remote control thermostat. The full kitchen includes a breakfast bar crafted from native ohia trees. The three bedrooms are furnished with Hawaiian quilts and abundant linens to ensure your comfort. Two full baths have plenty of towels, plus the Ohia room has its own vanity. Be sure to bring along your laptop--we offer free wireless internet so you can keep in touch with friends and family via email.

Perfect for one or two couples or a group of up to eight. The Paradise suite has a king-sized bed, the Tropical Sunrise room has a queen, the Ohia room has two twins (that can be converted to a King) and the loft has two cozy twins. Maid and shopping service can be made available upon request, we do provide a washer & dryer.

Ohana means the Gathering or Family house in the Hawaiian language, and you'll find the Ohana House to be the perfect gathering place for your time in Volcano. Ohana House is perfectly secluded, nestled next to national forest land, but easily accessible. This is a great vacation rental for families, couples or honeymooners. We welcome you to Ohana House, and we hope to make your stay perfect in every way.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
The house was so handy to Volcano National Park. The house was very very clean and so toasty warm. We all recommend it highly! Fun toys for kids.



The owner is so friendly and welcoming. Great place
Mar 2013
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The owners: Becky and Barrow Emerson.

The Owner purchased this house in 2007

My husband and I fell in love with the beauty of the Hawaiian highlands with its unique rainforest growing on the slopes of an active volcano and the magical properties of Hawaii's 'Healing Isle.' We've furnished Ohana house to be the perfect home base to explore this fascinating region. You'll find Ohana house has all the comforts of home - a world away!

The property is very secluded and quiet. You have views of the rainforest with its giant tree ferns, ohia trees and wild ginger right out your window. The house is roomy and bright with all the comforts of home.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Volcano's Ohana House--Popular Rainforest Hideaway Special Px!
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews
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Volcano's Ohana House--Popular Rainforest Hideaway Special Px!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p255549vb
(619) 865-9328
Volcano Puna District
San Diego
5

EXCELLANT STAY !!

  • 5 of 5
I was a little worried at first being inland, we've always rented on the beach. Boy was I surprised! This house is amazing! Every detail was thought of, from shampoo to spices. The house is in the middle of the rain forest. Now I'm no "newbie" to Hawaii, I have been to the rain forest before but never actually stayed there before. It was a little dis concerning the first night. It was black as tar, you couldn't see your hand in front of your face. The house is cozy and very comfortable so we stayed in. The morning broke and what a sight to see!! Ferns 20 feet tall! We were mesmerized. Then we stated to relax and enjoy our new forest home. I have never felt so relaxed. My body & head let go of everything. I was in bliss for the first time since I could remember. This place has something about it that captivates your heart. I could have stayed forever.
  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Volcano's Ohana House--Popular Rainforest Hideaway Special Px!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p255549vb
(619) 865-9328
Volcano Puna District
Hamilton, New Jersey
4

BEAUTIFUL 4 BEDROOM HIDEAWAY NEAR VOLCANO'S NATIONAL PARK

Beautiful 4 bedroom hideaway near Volcano's National Park
  • 4 of 5
Comfy home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Well appointed kitchen with grill on porch. Also on porch is laundry room. House was neat and clean and nicely decorated. Wifi was easy to access but cell phones did not work well. The house did provide a land line phone. There is a beautiful window wall by the dining table in the great room that looks out onto the backyard where there is a little hiking trail. When we arrive the house was cold and it was nice to be able to turn on the gas woodstove to warm the house. It worked nicely. The house is about 1 mile from Volcano's National Park where there are some great hikes. Also, the glassblowing studio down the road, 2400 Fahrenheit was a must see. Had a great time and felt very relaxed. Only improvement I would make, the house smelled a little musty and rug in master bedroom was damp, not sure if there is a leak somewhere. It had been raining.
  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Volcano's Ohana House--Popular Rainforest Hideaway Special Px!
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(619) 865-9328
Volcano Puna District
3

A LITTLE TIRED

  • 3 of 5
We enjoyed our visit to the Ohana House but felt the house was a little tired and worn down. On the positive side, the house is very close to Volcano National Park and it is very easy to travel to Volcano Village where the thai food is spectacular! It was also pretty easy to find the Ohana house. The directions were very good, as was the other area info the owners sent us. We appreciated that. On the downside, there was a musty smell as soon as we opened the door. The dishes must have been washed but not dried before being put away, as the bowls and pots had pools of water in them. The sheets on 2 of the beds obviously had not been changed, as there were long hairs on them. The furniture in the main room looks lovely in the photo but it is worn and tired looking in person. Overall, it was an average experience.
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry that you were not thrilled with your stay at the Ohana House. We've been renting the house for five years and truly this is the first less-than-glowing review we've received and we take that quite seriously. Since we live on the mainland, we rely on our guests' comments to guide us in the management of the property. Thank you for letting us know where we can improve.
If there has been one area that our guests consistently rave about it's the cleanliness of the home, so your issue of the "obviously unchanged beds" is a surprise. I will talk to our housekeeper and see if she perhaps used a substitute that day to get the house ready for your visit. Of course unmade beds are unacceptable!
As you can imagine, all houses in the rainforest have to deal with moisture, and we take extra steps to ensure that the house is comfortable, dry and completely free of mold. I will also make sure that our de-humidifier is on and doing its job before guests arrive.
This is the first comment we've received that the furniture is looking worn. Thanks you for alerting us. We continuously invest in the home to make it one of the best vacation rentals in Volcano, and it would seem that new furniture will be next on our list! In the past year we've purchased a new water tank, on-demand water heater, and new gas heater/fireplace to make our guests more comfortable.
Thank you again for the input. Mahalo.
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Volcano's Ohana House--Popular Rainforest Hideaway Special Px!
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(619) 865-9328
Volcano Puna District
Iowa
5

IMMERSION EXPERIENCE

  • 5 of 5
We felt we were living like locals in the rain forest. This property was a well maintained and clean accommodation in a very convenient location to Volcano National Park and local restaurants. The property had all of the amenities you needed, including a very well stocked kitchen. We enjoyed the view out the picture window and the nice large dining table. The sofa and love seat could have been more comfortable – but that only motivated us to get out and see the National Park. Great value for the money and we will plan on staying there again when visiting Volcano.
  • Submitted: May 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Volcano's Ohana House--Popular Rainforest Hideaway Special Px!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p255549vb
(619) 865-9328
Volcano Puna District
Washington
5

WONDERFUL STAY AT OHANA HOUSE

  • 5 of 5
We are four couples from Washington State who spent two nights in September at the Ohana House. The home is immaculate, beautifully decorated, and very comfortable. A picture window beside the dining room table looks right out into the rain forest. It was also very well stocked with items we might need, including flashlights. (The owner says the flashlights tend to disappear, so bring your own as well.) We would definitely stay there again and recommend it to others. Be sure to arrive at the house before dark because it would be hard to find at night for the first time.
We ate one night at the Thai restaurant, which was very good. The other night we barbequed steaks at the house. Even though the grocery stores in Volcano are small, both of them had Big Island steaks in their freezer sections. And they were great. The other restaurants looked good too.
Be sure to go back to the Jagger Overlook in the Park after dark to see the orange glow over the active portion of the crater. It was awesome. Take flashlights because there are no lights left on. We were advised to go after 8 so all the tour groups would be gone. We also drove to both ends of the Chain of Craters Road and really enjoyed seeing the vast expanses of various lava flows. Finally, the art gallery next to the visitor center features Big Island artists and is wonderful.
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
beach
Car: necessary

Just minutes from Volcano National Park, the Ohana House is perfectly situated in the highlands of the Big Island of Hawaii amidst thousands of acres of ancient rainforest. At 3,500 foot altitude, Volcano enjoys a temperate climate year-round and without the insects or heat of the coastal towns. The quaint village of Volcano has restaurants, galleries, a winery, golf course and shops for all your needs. A quick 30 minute drive takes you to Hilo, Hawaii's second largest city. Lava flows, waterfalls, black sand beaches, thermal-heated ponds and snorkeling are all less than an hour's drive away.

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Volcano House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer High
Jun 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Fall
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 21 2014
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter High
Nov 22 2014 - Jan 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.41%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Volcano House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Gas Heating
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • rain forests
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • botanical garden
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
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