Yes! We have a few nice restaurants and art galleries in our Volcano Village including Thai-Thai (Thai cuisine), Café Ohelo (cute Italian joint), Kilauea Lodge and Restaurant (German/
No, as a bed and breakfast, we are not allowed to have our guests to cook in their rooms.
Our Hula Moon Cottage has a king bed plus a futon couch which can sleep young children up to teenagers. Our maximum occupancy for adult guests is two per room. Other rooms can accept one additional minor guest, and we can provide an air mattress for a small fee.
Can I climb the Mauna Kea Observatories with my rental car? Can I climb down the Waipio Valley with my rental car?
Officially, you are allowed to drive only a 4 wheel drive up or down there, but occasionally
people may attempt to climb with an all wheel drive.
Yes, we will be glad to assist you with your itinerary when you arrive.
Do I need to rent a car to get to Lotus Garden Cottages, or are there public transportation options available near you?
You will need to have a rental car to get to our place or to get around the area as there is nopublic transportation available. A taxi cab will charge you minimum $100 from the Hilo Airport to Lotus Garden Cottages. During the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival in April, you may want to make a rental car reservation way ahead of the time.
No, air conditioning is not necessary since it is cool throughout the year. The cottages are located at four thousand feet above sea level on the mountain side.
Yes, we do.
Yes, we have a few available free of charge.
Yes, normally they are for the house use only, but if you are staying an extended period of
time, we may allow bed and breakfast guests to use them.
The bed and breakfast is forty minutes drive from that airport, or 30 miles.
We are right in the Volcano Village which is the nearest town to the national park, 3 miles to the park entrance.
The drive to our bed and breakfast will be a minimum two and a half hours, plus any stop for sightseeing. The Saddle road may shorten it by twenty minutes but no sightseeing available there.
No, it is elevated from the ground level and there are staircases to come up to lanai level.
If your flight arrives late in the day, you may arrive here past 6 p.m. and request for a self check-in instructions. If you desire an early check in before 3 p.m., you may pre-arrange it with the innkeeper.