FANCIFUL COTTAGE! $100/NT!!! 'WOW', 'WHAT A FIND' , 'MAGICAL''

Leslie Hess

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FANCIFUL COTTAGE! $100/NT!!! 'WOW', 'WHAT A FIND' , 'MAGICAL''

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Cottage, 1 K.Bdrm, 1 Q.sofabed, Pack n Play, 1Full Bath, Sleeps 4+ baby

Menehune Mansions

CLIPPED COMMENTS-- I could not have even dreamed this place up // Beyond expectations // Top notch accommodations // Comfortable,warm,spotlessly clean // Charming // Lovely cottage in a truly one of kind setting // A special experience and memory // Wanted to move in and stay // Better than advertised // Very clean and beautifully maintained // Beautifully decorated with such a warm,cozy feel // Couldn't have asked for more // Just beautiful // Beds are soooo comfortable // charming // magical // amazing // LOVE IT! // We appreciated the quality, quiet, and all the little extras // Wonderful place in a wonderful setting // This cottage is a class act

GUEST GUIDE COMMENTS-- Guest Guide made our stay most enjoyable // guest book was so informative and such a big help to us as we planned our day- alot of work on your behalf and much appreciated // very grateful for the incredible Guest Guide // The Guest Guide was sooo helpful, we used it everyday // I wish I would have read your guest guide more

thoroughly when I got here-it's great! // Guest Guide was a bonus!

This Menehune Mansion is on a beautiful 1/2 acre, that is shared with another identical Mansion, but privately situated. Fireplace, King Bedroom, 1 roomy Bathroom, Full Kitchen with Breakfast Nook, Living Room with Queen pull out sofa, Large Covered Lanai,and Carport. HIGH CHAIR AND PACK N PLAY available with notice. W/D available for stays of 4 or more nights.

OUR CUSTOM GUEST GUIDE offers 4 different day trips (could not do it ALL in 4 days) for you to chose your interests... each 'direction' lists many sites in the order you will come upon them, how to get there, descriptions... Also includes restaurant recommendations, detailed hike information, out of the way places and more. Local events and an ONGOING calendar for special things that happen in the area like Ranger led hikes, Hawaiiana events and the like. It's very common for the Park and Art Center to have events that are a real treat.

MENEHUNE [meh-neh-HOO-neh]-- Hawaii’s legendary mystical and shy forest dwellers are small in size at about two feet high, although some are only six inches high. They live in the deep forests and hidden valleys of the Hawaiian Islands, far from the eyes of normal humans. According to legend they are very industrious master builders that use their great strength to accomplish mighty feats of engineering and construction overnight.

In that spirit, we welcome you to 'MENEHUNE MANSIONS'... which to the UNMYSTICAL HUMAN, would appear to be A VERY SWEET FOREST COTTAGE.

Minutes to Hawaii Volcano National Park and tucked away in the uniquely beautiful forest of desirable Volcano Village.... you will come home to a tropical, clean, fresh, warm and cozy hideaway... for a menehune mystical price

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
Guestbook comments from the owner
Sept. 23

Oh... My... Gosh! What a lovely place. Everything was perfect. We really enjoyed our stay here. So quiet and homey. The binder you've made was great, so much time was put into it, and it was very helpful. So close to the park and a short drive

to Hilo. Our original honeymoon was cancelled because of hurricane Sandy- it was a blessing in disguise as we would have never gotten to experience this 'home away from home'.



Pompton Lakes, NJ



Oct. 24

How do I describe this cottage in the rainforest?  One word "wow!"  We had a wonderful stay here!  The little touches you have put into the place are awesome! Love the owl in the tree, all the little notes around, the decor is beautiful and the visitor

book was so helpful!  We loved visiting the park w/ the hot spring pool of water.  We would recommend this cottage to all our friends and we hope to return in the future!  We had a very relaxing stay and wish we could stay forever! ps the bed was

very comfortable!

Glenn and Anita
Sep 2013
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Leslie Hess

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
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We have so enjoyed our second home and very well received vacation rental Maile Treehouse which is also in Volcano Village.

We thought we would like to offer a more budgeted alternative but with an upscale experience... It has been a true delight to help make a vacation special for people... we hope we can do that for even more travelers now....

Leslie Hess purchased this cottage in 2012
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
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Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
average rating of 4.9605265 based on 76 reviews
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Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969725
(808) 987-0417 (Hawaii, USA)
Volcano Puna District
San Francisco, California
5

PERFECT ACCOMMODATION IN VOLCANO VILLAGE

  • 5 of 5
The cottage is in excellent condition, and offers everything you need. We stayed for three nights - which was the perfect time to explore and discover the natural wonders of the Volcanoes National Park (it's only a 5 minute drive away).

Note: Be aware that the washer may only be used if you stay 4 or more nights (as described in the house rules).
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969725
(808) 987-0417 (Hawaii, USA)
Volcano Puna District
5

WONDERFUL FIND !

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful cottage, clean and well located.

I recommand it !
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969725
(808) 987-0417 (Hawaii, USA)
Volcano Puna District
Portland, Oregon
5

WONDERFUL FIND!

  • 5 of 5
I was searching for a great place to stay at Volcano, and am so happy to have found Menehune Mansions. My husband and I have been traveling to Hawaii for 25 years, and have stayed various places in The Volcano area. We had not been terribly impressed with any of our previous accommodations , until now! The cottage was so comfortable, immaculately clean, incredibly well equipped with every possible convenience right at hand, and for an unbelievable price. We stayed two nights and cooked all meals at the cottage, and found all dishware, glasses, wine opener, utensils to be of high quality. We are both super fussy about the comfort of the bed due to back issues, and this one was so comfy with a foam topper, and cozy bedding. Leslie as more than kind and accommodating from reservation to check out, when we thought we had left a shirt behind and she checked right away for us (we found it in our luggage later). We can't wait to come back!
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969725
(808) 987-0417 (Hawaii, USA)
Volcano Puna District
5

CHARMING

  • 5 of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights at Menehune, very close to VNP. Everything was supplied which was great when we arrived back after days of hiking and sightseeing. We will recommend this place to others - it is comfortable and quiet, cosy and clean.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
business
Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969725
(808) 987-0417 (Hawaii, USA)
Volcano Puna District
2

CLEAN, BASIC PLACE TO STAY NEAR VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK

  • 2 of 5
We spent two nights in this cottage, which we found to be clean and comfortable, but lacking in some amenities. We had hoped to spend more time cooking our own meals (Restaurants are lacking in nearby Volcano Village,) but found this to be very difficult due to the few kitchen utensils and poor quality cooking supplies available. We were disappointed that there were not basic spices or oil to cook a morning egg, for instance. The bedroom was clean and comfortable, the cottage was warm at night, and everything was otherwise very cozy (lots of cute Children's books and toys tucked away to discover!) (On another note, We highly recommend the weekend farmer's market in Volcano village, where we found plenty of fresh, reasonably priced produce to make some killer sandwiches!)
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Helpful input always appreciated.. thank you. I have tried to find out specifically what made meal making difficult but have not gotten an answer to remedy their situation. Having only comments otherwise, I'm not sure what do. We do go for the uncluttered.. but do not want to have anything lacking!

In our arrival letter we inform our guests what we provide-
s/p, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, sugars, creamers... We like the clean zen feeling of not storing or presenting opened and used items in the cabinets/refridge and will probably keep with that.. sorry.

If you are not wanting to cook, I would not worry!! There are 4 dinner restaurants and more available for breakfast and lunch.. all listed in the guestbook at the house with recommendations and descriptions.
We also give directions to fresh produce before your arrival as our general stores do lack that.

We do try to prepare you in our home description and arrival letter for these things.
business
Fanciful Cottage! $100/nt!!! 'WOW', 'What a Find' , 'Magical''
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p969725
(808) 987-0417 (Hawaii, USA)
Volcano Puna District
5

AMAZING COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
This was very cute,quite, comfortable, clean cottage minutes away from volcanoes national park.
This is an heavenly place to stay. We enjoyed our stay here.
Leslie has taken care of all the ammenities. This was our first stay in rainforest and we felt like a home away from home.
I also read about menehune and their stories from one of the books, and I felt spirit of menehune's.
Electric blanket and humidifier was great plus as it was cold in night. The whole setup of this cottage was well taken care of.
we had morning coffee in the porch while listening to bird chirping which was a great start of the day.
Would recommend this to anyone who plans to stay near volcanoes park.
I am already thinking of one more trip to this place and plan to stay here again.

Sumit & Sharvari
Foster City, CA
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Hilo

Menehune Mansions is in beautiful Volcano Village - 1 mile to the entrance of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and 26miles from Hilo and Hilo International Airport!

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Volcano Cottage Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning fee/ w tax $52.08
Booking fee- rfnd echeck $10
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Quote is for 1-2 guests
For BOOK IT, a separate payment request will be sent for additional guests
$10nt plus tax for 3 guests
$15nt plus tax for 4 guests

I am happy to accept deposit only payment now, with full payment due 2mo. prior to the reservation by either online credit card/echeck or by personal checks. Just email instead of BOOK IT if you prefer these options.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Volcano Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 576 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
General:
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Blender
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Roomy Bathroom, Hotel style curved rod for shower/tub, Hairdryer, Soaps, Shampoo, Iron/Board, W/D
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Heated Bedding
  • King Bedroom, Queen Sofa bed in Living Room, Pack n Play for baby w/ notice
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • live theater
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
Notes:
Washer/ Dryer is available for stays of 4nts or longer. We say low allergen as people with ashma and allergies have been very pleased regarding no mold, cleanliness, dehumidifier etc....

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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