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Aro'a Beachside Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We just spent 7 wonderful nights at the Aro'a Beachside Inn. We could not have asked for a more beautiful place to stay, it exceeded our expecations. Thank you to Geraldine, Steve and the girls who made us feel so welcome and our experience was very personable, like a home away from home. We could not have asked for any...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Steph & Dean, Thank you for your awesome review, we really appreciate your comments. Thanks also for recommending us to your friends. Come and see us again soon. Many thanks, Steve, Geraldine & our fantastic team (not forgetting Dexter, of course...)

Chilliwack
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We have been on Raro 10 times, last 6 in Aro'a and we'll be back to have wonderful holiday again.Steve and Geraldine are doing great job and all the ladies and Kaz are fantastic. The location is very good and the snorkeling is the best on the island, Thank you and keep it up. Can hardly wait to spend anothert...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Wes & Millie, It was great to meet you earlier this year, thanks for your fantastic review and your comments. You guys know more about the Aro'a Beachside Inn than we do but we are learning fast.... We have done some renovations in your room and painted the walls a much lighter colour it looks really good, I...

Circle Pines, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Beautiful location, comfortable accommodations, friendly, caring and helpful staff. Warm welcome with fruit, flowers and cocktail! Excellent food, beverages, and entertainment at the "hut". They even assist with reservations at other island adventures and dining. We were given first class treatment and enjoyed our entire time there. Great swimming, snorkeling and kayaking. Enjoy gorgeous sunsets while being pampered by staff...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Joel, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. So pleased that you enjoyed your vacation with us. Look forward to seeing you again sometime. Thanks again, Steve

Louth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We had a wonderful holiday at Aro 'a Beachside Inn 2 nd week of February. It was all that we hoped it would be and more. Our cabin right on the beach was perfect, and we could swim and snorkel at all stages of the tide. Why would you want a swimming pool when the lagoon is so inviting and...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Sue, Thank you for your fantastic review, your comments are really appreciated, I'll pass them on to our awesome team. So pleased that you had a fantastic stay with us, we really enjoyed your company and hope to see you again. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

A holiday that far exceeded expectations. The owners, Steve and Geraldine, and the staff ( Stepanie, Alone, Nane and Te Mana ) were fantastic and helped to make the holiday. The units and bar really are beachside and the lagoon is great for snorkelling. If you want loud, late nightlife this may not be for you , but if you...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Mark, Thank you for your outstanding review, really pleased that you had a fantastic holiday, your comments are very much appreciated. We really hope to see again soon. Thanks again, Steve & Geraldine.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2015

My daughter and I were literally caught with a flat wheel whilst in Rarotonga in February. The lovely lady in the office called the hire company to come and exchange the bike. Then she invited us to sit at the bar whilst awaiting help. We ended up staying 4 wonderful nights. Steve and Geraldine have added their friendly and caring...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Marianne, Thank you for your awesome review. It really was fate that lent a hand. We are looking forward to seeing you later in the year and meeting the rest of your family. Thanks again, Steve

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2015

If you don't want to stay in a resort but want a friendly home away from home, this is the place for you. Steve and Geraldine, Stephanie, Alone and the other girls are generous with their time. They make you feel like family and their sense of humour is intoxicating. The Shipwreck Bar is a great meeting place, where you...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Pamela & Kevin, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We really enjoyed having you guys here and hope that you make it back to see us again. Thanks again, Steve.

Reviewed 25 March 2015

Waking up an being able to see the ocean is absolutely amazing. The beach is one of the cleanest beaches on the island and going snorkelling is 100% worth doing! The staff are super helpful whether you want help at the resort or anything to do with the island. The only place I would stay at on the island!

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your fantastic review. Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. Hope to see you back here soon, Steve & Geraldine

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The staff was wonderful and super friendly, and we were able to get early and late check in and out for our trip that really put us at ease. The rooms were nice and cosy and were always cleaned well. Gear for swimming was readily available and you could rent all sorts of stuff from flippers to boards.The breakfasts and...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Kat (and Dennis), Thank you for your awesome review, it was a genuine pleasure having you guys as guests and we are really pleased that you really enjoyed your stay. Come and see us again soon, Have fun in Melborne.... Meitaki Ma'ata, Steve

Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We had a fantastic week here. The new owners, Geraldine and Steve were very welcoming and the place had a wonderful friendly atmosphere. The entertainment was first class but not brash and the food at the barbecues was delicious and very good value. We particularly enjoyed the snorkelling and were very grateful that equipment was provided. The beach appeared to...

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Great to hear from you and thanks for your awesome review. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay here and come back to see us when you are next on your travels. Hope all is good in Keswick. Thanks again, Steve

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on western sunset side of Rarotonga, on a stunning white sandy beach with great swimming and snorkelling. Casual beach bar, the Shipwreck Hut, on property which serves "home cooked" bar meals, cocktails, beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks. Live music 3 times a week including our popular BBQ evening. 12 self-contained units, tastefully decorated island style. Breakfast complimentary, daily house keeping service. Free use of equipment - kayaks, paddle boards and snorkelling gear. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aro'a Beachside Inn

Address: Ara Tapu, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: €140 - €210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aro'a Beachside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Aro`a Beachside Hotel Arorangi
Aro'a Beachside Inn Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Arorangi
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