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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

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4 Star Hotel
Slip off your watch, your shoes, your cares and immerse yourself in paradise at the renowned Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. Hand feed the friendly reef fish or snorkel straight off the white sands of Aroa Beach in the crystal clear blue waters of Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve and enjoy...
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Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve | Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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6,6 km to Rarotonga Airport
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Decided to stay at the Rarotongian for the kids, as we would normally stay at holiday homes, for the added space. Booked online 1 Adult 2 Children, arrived with a booking 2 Adults and 2 Children, conformed the ages of the kids, was too early...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Top rating for The Rarotongan resort!! Myself, my husband and our daughter along with my in laws and our niece came to the Rarotongan on our first day here to have lunch and although we had prior accommodation arrangements at a family friends house we...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We got married here 10 yrs ago, went back to celebrate for our 10 yr wedding anniversary. Our lucky family was upgraded to a villa for a week, to help us celebrate in style! The service and staff were all outstanding as we recalled from...More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in a garden view room, access to the beach was easy and our first floor room felt private. All of the staff we met were friendly and helpful. We wanted to book a rental car and they helped us book one...More

Thank Danielsv650
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear you found your room private and that our staff were friendly and helpful. Our absolute beachfront location affords direct and easy access to the best all-tide snorkelling on the island in the Aroa...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our garden room had easy access to beach although no views of the ocean from the room. The garden rooms are quite a distance from reception and accessed via a covered walkway. I was a bit taken back by the standard of the room for...More

Thank HolidayACT
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear you loved the easy beach access from your room, that your bed was comfortable, and the housekeeping staff were friendly and delivered good service. It is also pleasing to hear that your meals...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Concierge
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$168 - US$408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$168 - US$408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Melissa M
18 July 2018|
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Yes. If you take a left out of the resort, there are a couple of convenient stores within walking distance. The farther store sells ice cream by the scoop - CITC Kavera Store google and there is a news article about the... More
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Pip R
4 July 2018|
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Response from truckstop66 | Reviewed this property |
The fitness center is small but has what you need there is a fabulous range of weights. There is so much to do in or on the water you most probably won't use it
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"Grand beachside rooms are worth paying for."
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"eluxe beach rooms are on ground level and larger... we had a beachfront room it was nice... but..."
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"Bed mattress & pillows all good, maybe somewhere to hang wet swimming gear would be good."
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"The upstairs rooms have the best views"
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