105/nt! - Hale Hubner - Private Cozy Rain Forest Cottage - Adjacent to Park(155 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
Aloha! E komo mai. Nou ka hale. Welcome to our Big Island home, or hale (pronounced HA-LAY). Located in Volcano Village, and just minutes from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, we invite you to make our house your home away from home during your next visit.
Hale Hubner is perfect for friends, couples, and small groups or families that wish to experience the Puna lifestyle at its best. We also offer a wonderful retreat for Kama'aina looking to get away. Comfortably nestled in the lush hapu'u fern and ohia rainforest, you will find our location offers relaxing comfort and privacy all the while keeping you close to the variety nearby attractions the Big Island has to offer.
Our house is a cozy 750 sq ft studio-style custom-built 1 bed/1 bath that sleeps 2-4 people comfortably. The warm pine wood interior naturally juxtaposes the green views of lush vegetation visible from all the large picture windows throughout the house. A spacious sun deck greets you as you exit the house, and provides excellent views of the vibrant stars during the dark evenings. On clear nights, the glow of Kilauea's Halema'uma'u crater is just visible through the tree line!
A master bed area is walled off for your privacy, and a queen-size futon in the main living area folds out to provide a second bed for additional travelers. The main living/sleeping area is located on the second level of the house and is only accessible by stairs; therefore, we are unfortunately not accessible for visitors with disabilities that prevent the climbing of steps. For families looking to stay with us, we prefer there be at least one adult per child, if possible.
We strive to provide a warm and inviting stress-free yet affordable alternative to the big resorts. We hope you like what you see here and choose Hale Hubner for you next visit to the Big Island. Mahalo!
Keywords: Studio, Bungalow, Tree House, Hideaway, Refuge, Volcano Vacation Rental
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Member since: 2012
- 760 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Beds (1) Queen mattress is memory foam for maximum comfort., Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib included for people travelling with young children. High chair included too., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size futon mattress has springs for extra support and no uncomfortable bars to disrupt your sleep....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full-size bathroom with shower/tub combo, toilet and sink.
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- One time cleaning $65 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.416%
All rates based on double occupancy; add $10 per additional person over age 2. One time $65.00 cleaning fee (1-2 guests); $80.00 (3-4 guests). Rate may not include General Excise Tax (4.166%) and Transient Accommodations Tax (9.25%).
Hawaii Tax ID: W98695602-01
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Enjoy Birdwatching, Stargazing, Lava Viewing, Photography, Cultural Activities, Farmers Markets, Iron Man Triathlon, Merrie Monarch Festival, Live Music, Whale Watching, and more! House is approximately 1.5 miles from Highway 11.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We are Tara and Matt Hubner. We currently live in Texas, but our hearts reside on the Big Island. We purchased our house in 2011 in hopes that we will live there permanently one day. We try to return as often as possible, but gladly open our home to you when we cannot be there to enjoy it.
Why the Owner Chose Volcano Village (Volcano, HI, USA):
The National Park and the volcanoes of the Big Island hold a special place in our hearts. We love all that the park has to offer in its natural wonders. The town of Volcano is nicely situated adjacent to the park, but there is also so much more to do nearby that it makes for the perfect location to enjoy the Big Island. We love the beaches and the snorkeling/diving all within the distance of a short drive. We love the diverse nature of the people of the area and the aloha spirit that they truly share with those who don't try and bring the mainland go-go-go attitude with them. We love the nearby markets that you can find on a daily basis. We also enjoy the shops and modern amenities of the nearby towns and Hilo. It's hard to beat the cool weather at 4000 ft elevation. So whether you're interested outdoor activities, peace and relaxation, or restaurants and shopping; there's everything one needs within just a quick drive from here. All this plus the fact that there are little to no crowds makes it our favorite place in the world!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
One of our favorite things to do is drive out at night to the Kilauea Crater overlook. It's only a 10-15 minute drive to the crater rim from our house, and the views of the glowing caldera are mesmerizing. We try to go out every night that we can, and often there are people playing music or dancing hula for Madame Pele, and this makes it quite an experience. We've found that on clear nights it is possible to see the glow from Kilauea from our lanai and from the back of our property. We enjoy ordering takeout from some of the nearby restaurants and dining on our lanai under the stars.
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Hale Hubner rests in the heart of the lush fern rainforest of Volcano Village
Sleep peacefully on comfortable memory foam mattress with hotel quality bedding
Enjoy rainforest views and a spacious kitchen with plenty of countertop space
Soak in a hot bath or shower after a long day of exploring the national park
After the sun goes down, the night lights up. Kilauea's glow through the trees
Take the short trail to the back of our property for a view of Kilauea's glow
Stroll up the stairs to the lanai and living/sleeping areas.
A view of our cottage from the lanai.
Enjoy the many varieties of beautiful plants and flowers on our property.
A brief night drive to Kilauea crater overlook provides spectacular night views
Take a short drive down to Punaluu black sand beach and relax with the turtles
The east side of the Big Island has many waterfalls for you to discover!
Enjoy the pine wood features and open floorplan with 20ft high vaulted ceilings
Futon with comfortable queen size spring mattress provides additional sleep area
Savor your morning coffee and relish the singing birds from our spacious lanai
Cozy up on the cool Volcano nights by our wood burning stove
Clouds fly by revealing the beautiful clear evening skies.
Enitre living area located on the upper level; carports and laundry below
Enjoy a full moon from the lanai.
We are located in a lush lot in Volcano Village which affords complete privacy.
With our fully-stocked kitchen, you can take advantage of all the Island markets
Daytime views of Kilauea are equally as spectacular as they are at night
Take another short drive to the Waiopae tidepools for excellent snorkelling
Snow on Mauna Kea; this is truly the land of fire and ice!
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017
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