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Unique Cedar Timber Pole House next to the Volcano - Jaccuzzi - Sleeps 2-10+

Volcano Village, Volcano, HI, USA
  • Lodge1700 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

3 bedroom, 2 bath with extra deep HOT TUB on covered deck in Volcano Village

Perfect Volcano Vacation Rental for a Honeymoon Couple or a family.

This unique large but very cozy Cedar Lodge Pole House has

3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH, plus a 4th bonus room with privacy open ceiling library room that also serves as a

4th sleeping area ( with privacy curtain & closet ) if needed. EXTRA DEEP - always ready - BEACHCOMBER JACUZZI - SLEEPS 2-10

* Maximum Occupancy at any time: 10 people. Only registered (paying) guests are allowed at any time at the property. No outside visitors without prior approval. In respect to our neighbors and the quiet nature of our area, house-parties are not allowed.

The Volcano Country House is 1700 square feet with a 1200 square feet wrap around deck that goes all the way around the house. Located on 1/2 acre of lush green rainforest filled with lots of anthurium flowers, orchids, tree ferns, and Ohia Trees. The house is built completely from Western Red Cedar, provides a physical spaciousness that invites nature into the house. Numerous windows and sliding glass doors in every room allow the nature surrounding the house to create a magical atmosphere. The various woods and large Douglas fir poles help provide a feeling of living among the trees in the forest.

Located right in Volcano Village, this vacation rental is only a 3 minute drive from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 2 minutes to the local general stores and restaurants and only 1/2 hour drive from Hilo Airport. Explore Volcanoes National Park at your foot steps, take a ride in the evening to see the magical glow at the crater, hike one of the many easy forest trails, or just rest and rejuvenate in this awe inspiring place.

Reminiscent of 16th century Japanese Country Houses, this award-winning house design uses pole-and-beam architecture and is custom crafted from the finest woods. The Volcano Country House is an 'original' modern design of the Japanese Country Houses, and as a visitor to this vacation rental you will experience the simple elegance and beauty that is unavailable in any other architecture. Due to the construction method this house is priceless in its inherent peace, tranquility and harmony it offers to its resident.


Rainbow Moon

Member Since 2015
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within one day
english, german
Calendar last updated:
Apr 11, 2018
About Rainbow Moon

Living in Volcano since 20 years we are delighted to share our little piece of paradise with you. We will be happy to meet you upon check-in to answer any questions you may have about our house or our area. See you soon in Paradise !

Why Rainbow Moon chose Volcano Village

Our Haiku house is the only 'Haiku House' Timber Pole House vacation rental in Hawaii. It is truly a unique experience and we just love the 3 story high ceiling and the overall peaceful ambiance this rental provides. It is perfect to spend some quality time with your family and create those special vacation memories. We call Volcano the 'other Hawaii', the place where you get away from it all and relax, rejuvinate, and explore an active Volcano. How special is that?...


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Baby Crib is PakNPlay Crib
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Full size Futon Couch in Library Room w/ Privacy Curtain
      • Bedroom 5
        1 queen, This is Queen size bed in living room setup as day bed


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower
        • Shower in 2nd bedroom is a large walk-in shower

        Location Type

          • Mountain View
            On a clear sunny day you have a great view of Mauna Kea from the street .. as long as it is not clouded in...
          • Rural
          • Village
            Volcano Village is a small community right outside the boundary line of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A sleepy town where things still move at a slower place.. a perfect place to spend quality time


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Fireplace
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Stove


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            Fully equipped kitchen with JenAir electric stove, coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, microwave, refrigerator, hot air popcorn popper, and all pots, pans, utensils, and dishes, and dishwasher.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            Jen Air electric stove / oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            There are usually always some minor condiments like salt, pepper, sugar, oil, ketchup, etc. that you may use if you wish.
                          • Refrigerator
                            Standard full size refrigerator with freezer.
                          • Stove
                            JenAir Electric Stove / Oven.
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                Dining Dinner Table seats 6-8 8 , plus 4 bar-stools at eat-on counter
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 10 people


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Foosball
                                  • Games
                                    Foosball Game, Monopoly, Scrabble, electric keyboard, guitar, etc.
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                  • Video Games
                                    Wii Game
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Golf
                                        At Volcano Golf & Country Club
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        Hilo Bay
                                      • Tennis
                                        At the Kilauea Military Camp inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.


                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Hot Tub

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Concierge


                                                      • botanical garden
                                                      • museums
                                                      • playground
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • winery tours
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • horseshoes
                                                          • paddle boating
                                                          • photography
                                                          • boating
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking
                                                          • whale watching
                                                          • wildlife viewing

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • laundromat
                                                              • massage therapist

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • kayaking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • pier fishing
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                                  • spelunking
                                                                  • surfing
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis


                                                                      • Maximum Occupancy at any time: 10 people. Only registered (paying) guests are allowed at any time at the property. No outside visitors without prior approval. In respect to our neighbors house-parties are not allowed.

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                        12 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Beautiful home in rainforest

                                                                        Rob M.

                                                                        We loved this home. We traveled with 4 small children and they loved the house and the wrap around porch - made it easy to keep track of them. It is a home in the middle of the rain forest, with beautiful flora surrounding the property; it tends to be damp but that comes with the territory. The wood burning stove, dehumidifier, and plenty of towels made it very comfortable.

                                                                        Bea was wonderful - available whenever we needed her but letting us enjoy our holiday.

                                                                        We would definitely return. We could have stayed more than three days at Volcano National park and got to see the lava fountains in Kilauea cauldera.

                                                                        very nice for two day visit

                                                                        Pete F.

                                                                        Owner was responsive to questions. Facilities and equipment were very good. location great for accessing volcano related activity. We would stay here again.

                                                                        Due to actions of owner, we will never stay at this property or recommend it to anyone.

                                                                        Jeffrey & Jennifer M.

                                                                        We don't usually speak ill of people so we will only say be aware that the furnishings/amenities are sparse and the situation a little unstable. The property is in a nice neighborhood, but the house itself was not that great. The entire house was not well lit. One of the "bedrooms" had no overhead lights at all. There were skylights throughout the house, but they were streaked with dirt on the outside and covered in spider webs on the inside. The house is advertised for occupancy of 10-12. I would not suggest having more than 8 people here. There are only 6-8 plates,bowls, coffee cups and glasses. We had to purchase paper plates, bowls and laundry detergent for our stay. There are only 4 steak knives total, which is probably because there was no grill for use, making it very difficult to cook for the number of people that we had. We can adapt to issues like this, however what had the most negative impact on our stay was the actions of the owner. After initial walk-through, the owner suddenly appeared on the property confronting us about the number of people and cars that were there. She had license numbers and demanded to know who was driving each vehicle, who was visiting and who was staying at the property. These demands continued via text message and e-mail past 11 pm that night, when I finally turned off my devices, to end the harrassment. The next day was worse. We went on a bike ride; while we were gone, the owner entered the property and went through our personal belongings looking for identification to determine who was staying at the house. When we returned from our ride, I had a text from owner stating that we could no longer play music, have visitors or use the grill we had brought from a friends house (she had given us permission the day before to do all this, but apparently changed her mind). Shortly thereafter, owner arrived and was at property for over 2 hours. She would not leave and would not leaves us alone. Finally, It became obvious that owner would not leave until I apologized to her, at which point she made it perfectly clear that this was all my fault and never would have happened if we hadn't deceived her about the number of people staying at the house. We paid for 10 guests at 5 nights. We had 12,12,12,9 and 7 guests for each night, respectively. I felt demeaned and belittled by the owner and the stress of dealing with this person had an adverse effect on what was supposed to be an enjoyable reunion.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        This customer intentionally lied about the # of people in his group and the intended use of the house prior to us accepting the reservation. If he would have been honest upfront, he never would have been able to make the reservation via Airbnb, due to the maximum allowable occupancy at the house.

                                                                        Upon arrival this customer lied to our face, swearing there were only 10 people and only the 5 cars, even though that was hard for us to believe based on the amount of stuff they brought in their big trucks. They never ask upfront for permission to bring lots of extra chairs, tables, and beds into the house, permission to bring a huge barbeque that posed a potential fire danger on our lanai, or ask to allow many non-registered local friends visit at the rental, which is not allowed under the regular rental agreement.

                                                                        Through a neighbors call, due to the large number of cars parked on the property, we found out that there were lots more people than what was disclosed, just as we suspected. Due to great concern, the next day a house check was done where it was obvious that they had several more people staying at the house. This was apparent by the additional number of beds they brought into the house, as well as the # of suitcases present. Some guys even slept on the outside porch .. At no time did we go through any of the customer's belongings, all we did was count the # of beds, which obviously should not have been more than what "we" provided with the house. ..and common sense would dictate that one person usually does not sleep in multiple beds, so it makes it rather easy to count.

                                                                        When meeting up with them at the house about the actual # of people, this customer still lied and said "10" straight to our face and said he rented the house and he could "do whatever he wanted while he was in it", as it was his house now.

                                                                        Any person would worry about their place with this kind of disrespectful, dishonest guests at their house. Obviously his "so called" apology did not mean anything either, based on his own writing. His review is filled with more lies and inaccuracies, but it does not surprise us, as it is intended to get back at us for having caught him in his lies in front of his friends. Upon their departure we found several damage issues, including deep burn-holes in the carpet.

                                                                        We are just thankful that all our other guests are honest caring people and appreciative of us sharing the Aloha we have for one another in the Islands with them.

                                                                        Beautiful house in great location

                                                                        Sarah C.

                                                                        We had a really nice stay here in Volcano! We had 7 adults and one baby, and there were plenty of sleeping spaces for all of us. The hot tub was a nice bonus! Everything was clean, and there were easily enough dishes in the kitchen for us to use. The owner is very friendly, and sent me a ton of info about the area before we arrived--places to eat, where to view lava, beach info, etc. It was neat to be so close to the national park entrance--we went over to see the glow at 11PM and we had the viewing area all to ourselves and could actually hear the lava moving in the crater (this strategy was also suggested by the owner). Great place, we'd definitely come back!

                                                                        Great, quiet location

                                                                        Jenna C.

                                                                        This home is in the perfect location for visiting Volcano. The owner sent us a ton of really helpful information on things to do in the area with detailed instructions and was easily reachable if needed. The house has a great hot tub you can enjoy while listening to the rain fall in a very secluded location. The surrounding area seemed really safe and the home is completely surrounded by nature so you can enjoy complete privacy. The only negative I have to write about is the cleanliness of the home and the amount of bugs. I know the climate makes it difficult to keep spiders and other bugs out of the home, but there are old cobwebs in a lot of areas and the home definitely could have used a deep cleaning.

                                                                        Great property. Great host.

                                                                        april a.

                                                                        We very much enjoyed our stay. The house is a unique structure in a beautiful location, surrounded by lush garden and the sounds of nature. Everything was super clean with comfortable furniture/beds. Add another 5 stars for the host: a delightful woman who greeted us when we arrived after dark. She made us feel welcome and provided a lot of helpful information about the area.


                                                                        Volcano Village, Volcano, HI, USA

                                                                        Short distance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park located right next to Volcano Village. Perfect place to explore the National Park and the waterfalls, botanical gardens and everything else the lush green tropical East side of the Big Island has to offer. Peaceful, tranquil, a great place to spend quality time with each other and family.


                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Tax Rate

                                                                        * Rates subject to change till reservation is confirmed by owner * Maximum Occupancy 10 people. * No outside visitors ( non-registered guests) permitted . * In respect to our neighbors and quiet neighborhood, no house parties are allowed. * Cancellation : Reservations of 1-3 days have a 30 day cancellation period, Reservations of 4 or more days have a 60 day cancellation period. If cancelled at least 30/60 days in advance ( as applicable ) full refund less any applicable credit card fees.

                                                                        12 Reviews
                                                                        Good 3.9/5
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