Felt Like Home
en septiembre 10, 2014
The End of The Road Bed and Breakfast is an awesome place to stay. Our room was immaculate and breakfast was wonderful. Seconds were offered. Lani and Ray are great hosts. Our conversations with them will be treasured. We highly recommend staying here.
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Thank you so much for your kind remarks! All the best.
Cozy B&B near Volcanoes NP
en febrero 02, 2014
End of the Road is about 2 miles off the main road (actually at the very end of the road) and about 8-10 minutes from Volcanoes National Park (very convenient for visiting the park, particularly if you're returning at night to see the lava). My GPS took us to a run down house with barking dogs, but then we realized we had to travel a little further down the road (a bit hidden from the dog house, so it seems like it could be the end of the road at first). You'll know that you're there when you get to a livestock looking gate (you might have to call to have it opened when you get there, but you'll get a handheld device that opens the gate at check-in). The house doesn't look like much from the outside, accommodations are basic, but it was cozy and immaculately clean. There are only two rooms. One has an in-room bathroom and our room had a bathroom down the hall, but was private. I loved the heated blanket (separate controls for each side of the bed!), which was great for the cool nights in Volcano. Loni was a little brisk the first night (as others have noted), but in the morning she was very friendly and made us a simple breakfast (Eggo brand waffles, Hawaiian Maid passionfruit juice, english muffins, and a delicious papaya). Also, just an FYI--apparently check-in is from 3pm to 6pm (unless you contact them to make different arrangements), but this information wasn't in our confirmation. We just happened to arrive within those hours, but the other couple staying at the B&B didn't know that and arrived late at night. Also, there were locks on the bedroom doors when we were there, which I guess was not always the case according to prior reviews.
Great B&B to stay at Volcano, HI
en diciembre 17, 2013
Lani and Ray were great hosts. Our room was immaculately clean and comfortable with an on suite bathroom, Lani recently installed locks on the room doors so you can lock your room while you are out. Breakfast was OK with choice of waffle or banana bread, fresh papaya or juice and tea or coffee. Seconds were offered. Location was extremely convenient to entrance of Volcano National Park. If we return to Volcano we will try to stay at The End of the Road B&B again.
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Thank you so much for the kind review and for the pleasure of hosting you! All the best!
Lovely people, Lovely place
en noviembre 23, 2013
This is a lovely place for respite and relief, rural in nature and beautiful. The home is comfortable and welcoming, as are the owners, Lani and Ray. Breakfast is simple, but plentiful. The rooms are tidy, clean and well appointed. With a quick 10 minute drive, one can be at the volcano awed in its majesty and power. There were four of us on this trip and we would each return there should the moment come around.
quiet location, friendly ownerss
en abril 25, 2013
The owners were friendly and super helpful in educating us about choices, making recommendations, helping with reservations, etc. The house is truly at the end of the road, so very secure, private, and quiet. We chatted at length after breakfast. Highly recommended.
A Cool Quiet Getaway near Volcano National Park
en noviembre 13, 2012
I just came back from a great vacation experience in Hawaii..If you appreciate a quiet relaxing evening to sleep after the day's busy activity .. this B&B has just what you need...The owners are quite charming and a good source for places to visit on the Big Island...The nights are cooler than Hilo because the property is above 3500 feet sea level...I rented the bedroom that had its own bathroom..The rooms were neat and clean and the continental breakfast was more than sufficient to start your day..It's located just minutes away from the Volcano National Park entrance.. a big Mahalo to Ray & Lani for making me and my autistic son feel at home..away from home...I almost forgot to mention this...The price they charge is super reasonable!
Friendly stay and great value!
en septiembre 24, 2012
I stayed here for two nights with my wife while visiting Volcanoes National Park and thought it was a well-maintained and very friendly B&B. The hostess, Lani, was very courteous and made us feel at home. There was a small breakfast served at 07:30 each morning and the place was quiet and comfortable. It met my expectations and seemed to be a great value for the two nights we stayed. Loud, rowdy, and restless travelers will want to look somewhere else, but for anyone looking for an affordable and quiet place to get some rest this is the place. As most of the visiting guests are here to see the park, there is no problem with coming or going in the later hours for those wanting to see the volcnoes at night. Lani is full of advie on the food and sight-seeing options in the locale so be sure to ask for advice if you need it. Great place!
A pleasant place to spend a night
en julio 12, 2012
We spent a peaceful night in Kili's room. The room is spacious and has a private bathroom. The single bed could use a new mattress. The host and hostess are lovely people who made us feel welcome in their home.
Mixed feelings about this place
en junio 22, 2012
My wife and my stay here was very mixed. When we first arrived we were bombarded with rules and limitations, as well as the female owner's condescending comments. We wanted to do a hike but she strongly suggested we not go saying even an adult could get lost. What the hell? I'm 27 and my wife is 28. Every time we walked around it felt like we were on eggshells, even the kitchen they lock. We absolutely did not feel like guests most of the time we were there. The breakfast consisted of stale english muffins, mediocre banana bread, a small piece of pineapple and a beverage. Come on, you guys could do much better. That said, the rooms were clean and the male counterpart is a pastor who was more open and friendly. I personally won't return, as I want to be welcomed and comfortable at the places I stay on vacation.
en abril 04, 2012
We stayed for two nights in March. This was a really beautiful place to stay and owned by a lovely family.
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