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The Islander Hotel

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Main Road, Panama Beachfront, Avarua 0682 Cook Islands See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep01 Oct
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The Islander Airport Hotel is a great value for money 3 star beachfront hotel directly across the road from Rarotonga International Airport on the waterfront featuring 13 Cabanas, Coco Grill Restaurant, Tiki Bar, ...More pool, outdoor dining, sandy beach, daily sunsets, low-cost wifi, Sky Sports on Big Screen, Live bands and unpretentious island style service from a team of dedicated Islanders. Our HULA bar on the beach offers all day happy hour from 11am to 11pm Mon to Sun with NZD3.50 beers, spirits, wines and soft drinks. Bring your own music with our 'U-DJ' product. Great for friends and family who wish to soak in Rarotonga's warm sunshine with cold cold drinks! Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$95 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Aquarius Rarotonga
Also Known As
Aquarius Rarotonga Avarua
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rarotonga is a beautiful island with great hotels and restaurants. Unfortunately this is not one of them. The hotel appears to cater for the local party and wedding/function market. Two of the days of my six day stay the hotel was catering for a wedding...More

Thank Pcraggs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a cultural experience with a buffet dinner. The meal was excellent!! The cultural experience was a great selection of dancing in traditional costumes from all the different islands. All the team were very talented but the highlight was the fire dancing....More

Thank Nigel2312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely setting with fabulous ocean views and even a whale passing by. The food was great, the crumbed chicken was the best. The service was very friendly and helpful and the company sensational. All up a grest experience

Thank DavidG15778
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went their for dinner. Waitress had forgotten how to smile & seemed like she didn’t want to be there. Got spare ribs which was good but the fish & chips below average considering everywhere else we ate on the island the fish tasted fairly fresh....More

Thank ronaunoa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Islander Hotel Meals Without fail always exceed expectations I love how they add a piece of fruit to meals I had the most amazing Seafood platter their seen in photos Great environment well pricced totally reccomend 💯

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15 August 2018|
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Response from gernita24 | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast had all kinds of items such as bacon, scrambled egg, beans, fruit, pancakes... The bar closed about 11pm when we stayed (a rainy Friday night) I think check out was 10am but we checked out earlier as we had a... More
29 May 2018|
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Response from RPTE | Property representative |
Yes - you can. No charge. Just order food and beverages and enjoy your last day on Rarotonga before your fly home.
29 May 2018|
Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
Yep. They charge you to hold your bags and then you can use the facilities. 5 bucks from memory
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"All rooms are average and the same"
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"All rooms look out onto the outside bar, so one is no better than another"
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"Room 9 was fine :)"
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