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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Kilauea reviews

  • Heavenly Cottage

    "Our first experience booking with VRBO, our first visit to Kauai (actually first visit to Hawaii itself), and we couldn't have been happier! The Cottage in the Forest is everything you read in the reviews, and the details on VRBO...and everything you see in the photos shown in the listing! AND MORE! Because when you're there, you add in the fresh wonderful smells of the lush forest,plants, and flowers, as well as the sounds of the birds, rain at night, etc. It was beyond what we could have hoped for. We weren't sure what the road '3 miles back in' would be like...it turned out to be one of the LOVELIEST 3 miles on Kauai! It's a beautiful 'landscaped' garden of a drive...with views of mountains both coming and going, and the road is nicely paved. The personal gated entry/drive to Susan's cottage is equally lovely. The cottage was just perfect for us! We LOVED the comfy cozy feel of it all..yet it was so clean, well-maintained, comfortable bed...all with that 'island feel'.. and had everything we could have needed, and more! We didn't want the 'cold/modern/stiff look or feel of highrise hotels and condos. This cottage is exactly the opposite of that, and exactly the kind of place we pictured for our visit to the "Garden Island" of Kauai! The setting is private, serene, and beautiful. Seeing the lush surroundings, out the floor to ceiling windows everywhere we turned made us feel we were part of the 'scenery'. We had all the slatted windows (high, low and in-between, open every night and never slept better. The claw foot tub and many windows in the bathroom, as well as the outdoor shower, made it easy to slow down, relax, and enjoy the 'island life' while we were there. We spent our days checking out everything we could on Kauai (Helicopter ride to the Na'Pali coast, drive up Waimea Canyon, Poipu Beach, End of the Road (Ke'e Beach, Tunnels, Bali Hai,) the sweetest town...Hanalei ....and though our days were full and non-stop, we looked forward to the evening drive back to the Cottage in the Forest and the peace and quiet we knew was waiting for us. Susan was so wonderful to work with, instant replies, easy booking and payments, and warmly welcomed us when we arrived. We highly recommend Susan's "Cottage in the Forest", and look forward to returning some day!!"
    Guest: Patt K. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
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  • Great place to stay

    "My wife & I had a wonderful stay and highly recommend this cottage. The kitchen is grand with all the utensils need and a nice BBQ. The bedroom is bright and airy. Catharine & Allan are wonderful to chat with about local things to do. We hope to go back someday soon!"
    Guest: Gus Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 9, 2014
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  • Great place to stay

    "Recently had a family vacation and we stayed here for a couple of nights during summer. The house was beautiful and much more than we expected. It was huge and had a great kitchen and patio that we had dinner on every night. The property is also very large and had a swing set, trampoline and a basketball court. The owners were very nice and gave us suggestions for where to eat and shop as well as directions to a private beach very close to the house. It feels like real Hawaii, not touristy at all. You have a lot of privacy since your neighbors are barely in sight. We didn't want to leave and will definitely be staying again. Thank you!"
    Guest: Willy Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 4, 2014
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  • North Shore Cottage

    "Ken and Chris could not have been more helpful and accommodating. We were thrilled with little corner of paradise. After a very busy day, coming back to the house felt extremely restful. Our only bit of excitement was having my wife find a large centipede in the bathroom. But, if you don't like critters you might want to avoid the tropics. *grins* We give our full endorsement to anyone who wants a comfortable, private place to stay in a gorgeous setting. My main interest was in bird photography. I was able to photograph about 15 species between the beginning of the driveway and the other end of the property. You can see the photos from the island on my flickr.com site. Just look for user - Rons Bird Pictures. Check the folder labeled Kauai."
    Guest: Ron and Larose M. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
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