Volcano Teapot Cottage

19-4041 Kilauea Rd. , Volcano, HI 96785 USA (Show map)


Fall under the spell of this enchanting cottage and experience the timeless charm of a turn-of-the-century bungalow located in the heart of Volcano Village on the Big Island of Hawaii and one mile from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A botanical garden setting on two and a half acres. Soak in the hot tub in a beautiful Craftsman Style pavilion surrounded by the mystical seclusion of a rain forest garden. Bill and Antoinette Bullough have lovingly restored one the the village's oldest "plantation-style" homes. His gift for craftsmanship and her passion for afternoon tea have combined to create a special place for romance, relaxation, and renewal. Make the Teapot your own private world.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Anniversary treat

3.6 on May 12, 2016

The Teapot was a vacation on our vacation. A true anniversary treat. Everything was perfect from start to finish. We were able to relax and enjoy in our own personal Hawaiian hideaway! I would highly recommend.

Private and Quiet Retreat

3.6 on May 04, 2016

If you want privacy and peace and quiet, this is the place to stay in Volcano. The cottage has everything you could want and feels like a home. Bill was a wonderful and helpful host.

Amazing, delightful private cottage

5 on February 29, 2016

My wife and I just spent four days at the Volcano Teapot Cottage. What a delightful private cottage nestled in a 2 1/2 acre rain forest. The owners were attentive and helpful and provided a wonderful selection of fresh fruit, pastries, juices, etc. every morning. We highly recommend staying here, you won't be disappointed.

Wonderful paradise

4.8 on February 05, 2016

The cottage and grounds are magical! Bill had a wonderful selection of breakfast items to chose from. Our only regret is that we didn't plan for one more day in Volcano to spend enjoying these beautiful surroundings! I would highly recommend the Volcano Teapot Cottage to anyone visiting Volcano!

Wonderful stay

5 on January 12, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in December and all of the reviews about this place are accurate. It is the entire cottage, very comfortable with every amenity you could possibly want, great location close to the park (about 10 minute drive). Bill was a delightful host, with a delicious breakfast left for us every day and he also gave us many recommendations on what to do and see around the area. We particularly liked Wednesday night at Uncle Roberts (that was a real treat) and we would definitely stay at the Teapot again.

Best stay in all of Hawaii!

5 on November 28, 2015

We so enjoyed our stay at the teapot we cannot wait to return! Bill is the ultimate host, you feel so welcome. The cottage itself is simply delightful, with everything and more that one could hope for to be comfortable. The food at the tuk tuk Thai food truck, recommended by Bill, is simply the best we've had !

Noveber 2015

4.8 on November 27, 2015

Loved this place!!! Beautiful setting, wonderfully maintained with great little surprises everywhere. I recommend this to anyone wanting to be near the National Park and in comfort. Stay Here!

Wonderful cottage

4.8 on October 13, 2015

It's the second time and the cottage is always wonderful. Its situation is perfect to visit Volcanoes NP. Bill and Antoinette are nice. Bill gives all information that you want and more. It's an amazing stay.

Perfect cottage in the rainforest

5 on August 26, 2015

We stayed two nights at the teapot cottage. Before we even arrived our hosts had posted a pack of information in the mail to us in Australia with information on the big island and volcanoes national park. Instructions to get to the cottage was also there. The cottage was so easy to find and checking in was stress free. Our host met us shortly after to make sure we had arrived ok and was bearing sweets, the most delicious cheesecake ever! The house was so clean and comfortable. It had everything we needed too and looks just like the pictures. We also used the hot tub which was a lovely addition to relax. The cottage is close to town and some restaurants and only a few minutes from the national park. Our host was full of useful information and recommended great hikes and other information for the next part of our trip. Great stay and would highly recommend!

Top B&B

5 on June 05, 2015

We loved to be at the Volcao Teapot Cottage. It is such a lovely place and the host is very kind. The kitchen is well equiped and for the breakfast we got a lot of food. We can really recommend this cottage.

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Location Type

Golf , National Park, Countryside, Island, Mountains, Ranch, Tropical, Village, Wine country


Hilo, Hawaii (Big) Island, HI (ITO) 27 miles

Directions to property:

Off Highway 11 into Volcano Village. Go up Haunani Road one block. Turn left onto Kilauea Road. Continue up Kilauea Road quarter mile. Volcano Teapot Cottage sign on left. Turn and park in driveway.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Golf, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Rodeo, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Cottage

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Desk, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, TV Video games, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer , air purifier, water purifier, croquet

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Bowling, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: after 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited 12 years and older
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: two night minimum
  • Accepted payments Other, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservation secured upon confirmation. Full amount required per innkeeper's instruction.



William & Antoinette Bullough

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Bill is a cabinetmaker by trade whose work is also his hobby. He is always building whether it is for clients or restoring old buildings. Antoinette is a registered nurse by profession but her real passion is afternoon tea. When the cottage is not filled with visitors, she takes the occasion to offer tea parties and classes.

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  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area