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The Cottages – Peaceful Refuge
After your volcanic adventures, retreat to one of our four luxuriously appointed accommodations. Our elegant Volcano Hawaii lodging, offers bed & breakfast romantic charm without sacrificing the amenities of a fine hotel.
Like the sacred Lotus flower, where each petal reveals hidden jewels that nurture and revitalize the soul, Lotus Garden Cottages is the perfect stepping stone for exploring the natural wonders of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park and the summit of the Kilauea crater.
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Explore Big Island Wonders
Venture out to discover geological wonders of richly textured lava fields, steam vents, lava tubes, deep craters, petroglyphs,fiery glows of molten lava, and magnificent cliffs with sweeping ocean vistas. The Hawaii Volcano National Park offers tours, guided hikes, lava flow viewing, demonstrations, hula, dining, entertainment & more.
Experience Quiet Transformation
Spend a quiet day of contemplation in our tropical Zen garden. Like a musical score, this pristine hamlet of majestic Ohia trees, giant ferns and vibrant mosses, nurtures the soul with its varying tempo of sunshine, rain, warm days and cool nights. Bright blue skies and golden rays shift into romantic vistas of mist and fog, only to be undone by the surprise of shimmering rainbows. Drift to sleep under starry skies or to the lull of raindrops. Awaken to a rose-colored dawn and the song of the native Apapane.
Discover Deep Relaxation
After a day of exploration, treat yourself to a private traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, Reiki session, or unwind in a steaming outdoor hot tub. This mystical rainforest provides a welcome haven to relax, decompress and heighten your senses, creativity and passion.
Visit Volcano Village
Historic Volcano Village features a fun array of restaurants, cafes, general stores, Sunday Farmer’s market, art galleries, studio tours and annual special events.
Meet the Innkeeper
Established in 2005, Lotus Garden Cottages Bed & Breakfast proprietor, John Kim, left the crazy world of information technology behind to pursue his love of nature and volcanoes, and created a peaceful respite from a fast paced world. Once immersed in this ancient volcanic rainforest, he felt compelled to share his idyllic paradise and opened the gates to the luxuriously appointed Lotus Garden Cottages B & B.
A music lover at heart and classically trained, whispers of John’s melodic violin concertos serenade guests as they stroll along garden paths or relax by the Koi pond. Reminiscent of gentle Volcano mists, John’s compositions are inspired by resplendent forest hues and silver
moonbeams that shimmer in the night sky.
John’s Korean heritage sets the tone for a blissful refuge with the perfect blend of Asian and Hawaiian hospitality. Deeply touched by teachings of the sacred Lotus flower and magic of Goddess Pele, John has created a magnificent haven designed to unveil your inner self.
Known for its gracious hospitality, Lotus Garden Cottages has become an eclectic oasis where busy urbanites from around the world seek refuge, slow down, take a deep breath and revel in extraordinary volcanic wonder.
Lotus Garden Cottages General Policies
Payment is required in full at the time of reservation. We accept cash, Traveler’s checks, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX and JCB.
Room rates are based on double occupancy.
A $50 fee will be applied for each additional guest per night.
A $30 cleaning fee applies to one night stays on top of the current room rate.
Check-in is from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Check-out is 10:30 am. If your arrival time falls outside of this time frame, please call ahead for a pre-arranged time of arrival to ensure that the office is open and someone is here to greet you.
For cancellations received greater than 60 days prior to arrival, your payment will be refunded minus a 15% processing fee.
For cancellations received between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival, 50% of your payment will be forfeited.
For cancellations received 30 days or less prior to arrival, your full payment will be forfeited.
No refunds or cancellations will be accepted for reservations for Christmas Season (Dec 20 through Jan 10), Valentine’s Season (Feb 5 through Feb 20),Holidays, Merrie Monarch Festival or Volcano Rainforest Run.
Out of consideration for guests with allergies and sensitivities to cigarette or cigar smoke, Lotus Garden Cottages maintains an indoor and outdoor smoke-free environment.
Out of consideration for guests with allergies or sensitivities to cats or dogs, Lotus Garden Cottages maintains a pet-free environment.
Please Note: Our world famous, Chu Chu the cat, lives outdoors at Lotus Garden Cottages and, out of respect for our guests, is not permitted inside the cottages.