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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

Avarua, Cook Islands (RAR)

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Come and have an adventure at The Rarotongan Beach Resort and Spa.
Room & Rates
2 Bedroom Beachside Suite

2 Bedroom Beachside Suite

1 King Bed
882-sq-foot (81.93-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with partial sea views

Layout - Bedroom, living room, and dining area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub
Practical - Sofa bed, desk, and safe; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Beachfront Room

Beachfront Room

1 King Bed
325-sq-foot (30.2-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with beach and lagoon views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Phone, safe, and iron/ironing board; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Suite, Beachfront

Suite, Beachfront

1 King Bed
538-sq-foot (50-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with beach and lagoon views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Free toiletries and a hair dryer
Practical - Sofa bed, safe, and iron/ironing board; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Deluxe Suite, Beachfront

Deluxe Suite, Beachfront

1 King Bed
540-sq-foot (50.18-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with beach and lagoon views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub
Practical - Desk, phone, and safe; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Deluxe Suite Beachside

Deluxe Suite Beachside

1 King Bed
540-sq-foot (50.18-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with partial sea views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub
Practical - Desk, safe, and iron/ironing board; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Garden Room

Garden Room

1 King Bed
336-sq-foot (31.2-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with garden views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Phone, safe, and iron/ironing board; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Grand Suite, Beachfront

Grand Suite, Beachfront

1 King Bed
1109-sq-foot (103-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with ocean and beach views

Layout - Living room and sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, and coffee/tea maker
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub
Practical - Desk, double sofa bed, and safe; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Honeymoon Pool Bungalow

Honeymoon Pool Bungalow

1 King Bed
495-sq-foot (46-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with garden and pool views

Layout - Separate sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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3 Bedroom Pool Villa (Onemaru)

3 Bedroom Pool Villa (Onemaru)

2 King Beds
8288-sq-foot (770-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with garden and pool views

Layout - 2 bedrooms, living room, and dining area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Desk, double sofa bed, and safe; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

1 Queen Bed
538-sq-foot (50-sq-meter) individually decorated room with a furnished balcony/patio

Layout - Separate bedroom
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Villa, 3 Bedrooms (Pool & Spa Villa Lime Blossom)

3 King Beds
8288-sq-foot (770-sq-meter) individually decorated room, furnished balcony/patio with pool views

Layout - 2 bedrooms, living room, and dining area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Sofa bed, desk, and safe; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Garden Room

1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds
Furnished balcony/patio with garden views

Layout - Separate sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Free toiletries and a hair dryer
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Deluxe Beachside Suite

1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Layout - Living room and sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub and separate shower
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Beach Front Room

1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Free toiletries and a hair dryer
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Beachfront Suite

1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Layout - Living room and sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Free toiletries and a hair dryer
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Deluxe Beachfront Suite

1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Layout - Living room and sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub and separate shower
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Grand Beachfront Suite

1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Layout - Living room, dining area, and sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, and cookware/dishware
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub and separate shower
Practical - Yard, safe, and iron/ironing board; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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HoneyMoon Bungalow

1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Furnished balcony/patio with garden views

Layout - Living room and sitting area
Relax - Private pool and a spa tub
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV, satellite channels, and iPod dock
Food & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and electric kettle
Sleep - Premium bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Designer toiletries and a separate bathtub and shower with a rainfall showerhead
Practical - Yard, safe, and iron/ironing board; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Two Bedroom Beachside Suite

1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds or 2 King Beds
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Layout - Living room, dining area, and sitting area
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, and cookware/dishware
Sleep - Premium bedding
Bathroom - Jetted bathtub
Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and yard; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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Villa Onemaru

3 King Beds or 2 King Beds and 1 Twin Bed
Furnished balcony/patio with ocean views

Layout - Living room, dining area, and sitting area
Relax - Private spa tub
Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - 32-inch LCD TV with premium channels
Food & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and cookware/dishware
Sleep - Premium bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - 2 bathrooms, deep soaking bathtub, and separate shower with a rainfall showerhead
Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, yard, and phone; free rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Smoking/Non Smoking
Room is accessed via exterior corridors
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 
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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa
Aroa Beach Marine Reserve, Arorangi Ara Tapu Rd, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Location

Cook Islanders are honest Polynesians, the highest quality boatsmen of the comprehensive Pacific, crusaders on tenuous canoes who felt at home on the ocean and who travelled across its vast desolation in search of new lands and new beginnings. Rarotonga is the most fledgling island of the group, so unlike its equally ravishing sisters which have been worn away and drenched by age, Rarotonga stands glitteringly upright counter to the sun. Its landscapes are spread and altered with extended pinnacles that fall to terraces and flats planted with bananas, coconuts, paw paw and pineapples that turn into a marshy plateau marked by the consummate taro patch.

Why Stay Here

  • FREE Self-Parking
  • FREE Newspapers in Lobby
  • FREE Supervised Childcare
  • Shopping on Site
  • Spa Services
  • Children`s Club
  • Conference Center
  • Secretarial Services

Resort Details

The preferred airport for The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa is Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 6.5 km / 4 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.
Know Before You Go This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 4 children 1 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Fees The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per hour (rates may vary) Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per hour (1-device limit, rates may vary) Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 18 per hour (rates may vary) Airport shuttle fee: NZD 60 per person (roundtrip) Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 30 (roundtrip), (from 3 to 11 years old) Early check-in fee: NZD 95 Late check-out fee: NZD 95 In-room microwave fee: NZD 10 per night Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change. Mandatory Fees and Taxes   The charges below are included in your overall room price: Resort fee The resort fee includes: Pool access Beach access Beach loungers Beach towels Health club access Fitness center access Sporting facilities or equipment Children's club/arcade access In-room safe In-room safe and safe insurance In-room coffee Self parking Parking Lending library access Housekeeping We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.
A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. Children under 11 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
SpaPolynesia has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. The spa is open select days. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Accommodation Details

All 110 air-conditioned rooms at The Rarotongan Beach Resort and Spa are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and CD players.  Accommodations have outfitted balconies or patios. Rooms include refrigerators with coffee and tea makers and bathrooms feature shower and tub combos, bathrobes, free toiletries, and hair dryers. For a small surgcharge you will have Wireless Internet access available. Additionally, rooms include desks and safes, and offer direct-dial phones with voice mail, along with 32-inch LCD televisions that have satellite channels, free movie channels, and DVD players. Also included are ceiling fans and windows that open. Guests may request in-room massages and wake-up calls and housekeeping is available on a daily basis.

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

Blue Lagoon Fine Dining experience conveys a romantic dining occurrence for discriminating couples. The multi-course menu features the bounty of the islands and the sea alike.  This adults-only dining event is only offered three times per week, so don`t miss out on this chosen opportunity.  Te Vaka Restaurant is home to many of the Resort`s award-winning shows, including the Legends of Polynesia Night, and the Fire Dance Show. Every morning, you will enjoy a lush buffet breakfast, or an option from the fully cooked breakfast menu. Captain Andy`s Beach Bar and Grill provides casual dining with a large contrasting menu. The bar and grill have taken on the persona of it`s namesake: carefree, fun, and thankful for the simple island lifestyle. The Treetops Verandah Room is a distinguished dining location for choice groups and meetings. This private dining area is available for wedding parties, groups, and small parties, and has its own exclusive bar. The Reef Fish Cafe offers a relaxed, isolated space where a group of up to 35 can celebrate an event such as a milestone birthday or anniversary, or relish a business luncheon or dinner together.   You can either grab-and-go or unwind at one of the Hut`s random tables in front of the flat-screen TV as you catch up on the latest sporting event, enjoy a laugh watching an oldie-but-goodie comedy, or cherish watching friends or family battle it out over table tennis or the pool table. For a peaceful interlude there are also tables on the other side of the Hibiscus Hut, tucked into the resort`s Art Gallery of original works by local artists.  Invigorating choices include fresh fruit smoothies, milkshakes, soft drinks, iced teas, health shakes, fruit salads, garden salads and an excellent range of handcrafted gourmet ice creams served in waffle or regular cones including such favorite flavors as passion fruit, double coconut creme, peanut butter  and chocolate chip, ginger crunch, chocolate, banana, boysenberry, cookies and cream and many more.

Entertainment & Activities

Captain Moko`s Fishing Charters - charter a boat and fish in the beautiful reef.
Raro Mountain Safari Tour - Go on a Mountain Safari.
Muri Lagoon - Swim in the awesome lagoons.
Captain Tama`s Lagoon Cruisez - One of the best ways to enjoy the protected lagoons around Rarotonga.
Pacific Divers - One of four Padi Dive Shops.


AMENITIES:
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • ATM Machine
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Shop
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Exterior Corridors
  • Free Breakfast
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop on Property
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility
  • Library / Video Library
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Night Club (+)
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Picnic Area
  • Private Beach
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Shuttle To Airport (surcharge)
  • Wedding Services
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 412 reviews
from Ruakaka, null, New Zealand
Submitted on 11-18-2017
Advised to book in for a meal so did so the day before. We weren't staying at the resort. Arrived at appointed time and all the tables were empty. Got drinks. Then asked to be seated. Wanted a table close to the sea view where a number of reserved signs were on the tables. "We had made reservations". Advised that we couldn't sit at any of those tables. Table cloth was stained as were the seat cushion covers.Looked at menu and then after a while we had to stop a female bar staff member to say we ... Read more
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from Mandurah, Australia
Submitted on 11-12-2017
Jason Napa, the sales & reservations manager, is one of the friendliest and most helpful people you could hope to meet. We had booked a ground floor Deluxe Beachfront Suite, with a spa and day beds in The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa, but on arrival were "upgraded" to a 1st floor motel type room in the Sanctuary Rarotonga. This is a wing of the Rarotongan that is adult only. Our room was clean and had a good view, but you couldn't watch TV unless you were in bed. Breakfast and dinner were i... Read more
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Submitted on 11-08-2017
After holidaying earlier in the year with our children, it was nice to have a romantic time away with my wife. A beautifully appointed room on ground level with views of the lagoon. With the doors opened you can hear the roar of the surf breaking on the reef. With them closed, complete silence. The restaurant and food within the resort we of good quality and price. Do not expect bacon and eggs style buffet. It is continental all the way. It would have been nice to have th edoors looking out to... Read more
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from new zealand
Submitted on 11-05-2017
This is a authentic island style place to stay with beautiful gardens and settings. The rooms are very island like rooms, clean and tidy. I found the staff to be very friendly and very helpful in booking events and transport. We visited most of the main resorts for cocktails and to be honest this is the place to go unless you want to spend a small fortune to stay somewhere else. It is very relaxing with no kids running around. The rooms are very soundproof as it was pouring with rain most day... Read more
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Submitted on 11-05-2017
Our stay was for 5 nights October 22, 2017 - October 27, 2017. My partner and I booked our stay with the Rarotongan in a Deluxe Beachside Suite in July through Flight Centre in NZ. My partner and I were so excited despite reading the mixed reviews prior to landing in Rarotonga. Getting to the resort was simple and easy as it literally takes 45 minutes to get around the whole island itself. Rent a car though, it takes 3 hours to get a scooter license. You'll find a car is much easier. Saves you... Read more
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from Wellington, New Zealand
Submitted on 11-04-2017
My friend and I stayed for 5 days and we had a fantastic stay. We had a lower beachside room. I was stunned by the beach view as we walked into it. The rooms are decorated in an island style (so not super modern and perhaps not to everyone's taste)but i thought it was great. The room was spacious and very clean and the best thing is the beach is right on your doorstep. The beach outside is for guests of the hotel only and was always very peaceful and quiet and never crowded like at other resorts... Read more
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from Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 10-29-2017
It is apparent that this had been a good hotel. From the decor I'd say 1970's. The dated appearance and rooms wouldn't matter much if the service was right, but it wasn't. The staff morale, training and attitude were consistently poor. The shower screen was broken. (The floor flooded the first time I had a shower - solved later by wedging a face washer into the gap). There was no grate over the shower drain (you needed to be careful not to put your heel into the hole). I phoned the first day I... Read more
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from Brisbane, Australia
Submitted on 10-24-2017
The reviews on this hotel are quite mixed, some people love it and others hate it. I think it comes down to your own expectations, which should be in line with what you have paid and what you can pay for 5-star beach front resorts on the island ie $1,000 AUD a night. Our group of 3 couples really enjoyed it and we thought it was good value for what we paid. We had ground floor (beachfront) rooms 602, 603 and 604. These rooms all had good lagoon views and we found them to be quite private at the... Read more
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from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Submitted on 10-17-2017
This is a well designed hotel in an excellent location. Our second floor room was well appointed with a spacious bathroom & a private balcony with a great ocean view. We could hear the ocean roar outside the lagoon at night, with the sliding glass door open & the screen door closed. The beach has ample lounge chairs and provides easy access to the shallow lagoon for snorkelling amoung the myriad of tropical fish. Try the seafood platter for 2 in the dining room. It was excellent & plentyful! Af... Read more
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Submitted on 10-06-2017
My friend and I recently stayed 13 nights at this beautiful resort. I do a lot of research when organising a holiday, and had chosen the sanctuary for its absolute beachfront room and stunning beach. I was wary of the bad reviews posted, and honestly don't understand where they come from! I had emailed the resort before arrival and our room (ground floor 700 block) was perfect. Stepping straight onto the sand into the water. Our room was spacious, even with the king bed made into 2 singles a... Read more
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