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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the 2 bedroom house in the beautiful gardens of Palm Grove. It was great ,as there were 5 of us the house was just perfect for our 9 days. The staff are so friendly and helpful,they can organise trips and let you know what's happening on the island that maybe of interest. The church service at the village...

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Krabi Town, Thailand
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed as a couple in B2 one of the beachfront bungalows Accomodation: lovely room, fantastic beach view from patio Reception staff: friendly and very helpful Restaurant: Excellant food, genuinely lovely people Breakfast: tropical buffet style, very nice Friday happy hour: a lovely touch by the hotel with complimentary drinks to guests and a fantastic singer as entertainment Sunday barbecue: A...

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1Thank Peter D
Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The resort was just lovely, we stayed in the three bedroom bungalow and it met all the needs of a family of five. The Yellow Hibiscus restaurant was of a high standard, again just lovely people. Mary and Matiu are always smiling and so ready to assist Palmy the resort cat was just sooo laid back and Mary's dog Bull...

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1Thank TheHevans
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have stayed at Palm Grove before in the beach bungalows and this time we went back with our 2 sons and stayed in a 2 bedroom house which was fantastic. Service was second to none and the stay just a relaxing experience. thanks so much Joanne and the team

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1Thank 297kyliem
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed in one of the garden units. It was peaceful and comfortable. For us this was the perfect compromise between resort and connection to normal life. The location on the south meant the surrounds were a lot less crowded than other areas, but the beach was fantastic and the snorkelling was accessible and fun. Possibly the currents would be...

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1Thank Kateog74
Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 September 2016

this third visit with my sister, her first visit to rarotonga and my friend mina who I visited with three & half years ago. I myself visited last year so staying three times. just gets better and better. we stayed in the 3 bed house this time. lots room big bedrooms with comfy beds the staff, betsy, joane, mata,& mary...

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1Thank maggymay185
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were booked into this resort for 4 nights; however upon arrival we discovered that the resort has inadvertently cancelled our booking a couple of months prior. This was pure human error and consequently the beach front room we had booked was not available. Once the error was identified the resort placed us in a garden room, with notice that...

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PalmGrove, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Kia Orana Julie, Thanks so much for posting your review! We are very sorry about the error we made with your booking but we were very happy we were able to upgrade you to another accommodation that was to your liking. We do hope you also enjoyed the free dinner and wine we provided on the night you arrived, as...

New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We loved the position of our villa (B2) , private yet very close to the lagoon. Great view from the verandah. Breakfast was included and offered a wide range of options, with some changes each day. Loved the Sunday night barbeque - most delicious fish i have ever tasted and a singer as well!. Staff were friendly and helpful, everything...

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1Thank Bella-Auckland
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Recently my husband and I visited the Cook Islands, for the fifth time. If you want a relaxed,low key, holiday in beautiful surroundings,then Rarotonga is the place to be.There are various types of accommodation from back packers to boutique.For us we like " Palm Grove".For it's like going home! The owners and staff are are so friendly and always welcome...

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2Thank IanJanney
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Renting a beachfront villa is the best thing you can do for your dream honeymoon. Right on the beach with beautiful views of the ocean that you could stare at for days - and that's just what we did. Free breakfast, which has amazing home baked goods. Free access to kayaks and snorkel gear, which you can use right at...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the enchanting area of Vaimaanga on the stunning southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the tranquility of one of the best locations on Rarotonga. 26 individual bungalows are scattered over 5 acres of landscaped beachfront and garden property. Bungalows are available in studio to 3-bedroom layout and feature kingsize beds, kitchen facilities, aircon, flatscreen TV, and private patio/balcony. Property amenities include our onsite restaurant and bar, swimming pool, guest BBQ, laundry facility, tour desk, and motorbike rentals. All guests receive complimentary daily tropical breakfast buffet and use of kayaks, snorkel equipment, beach chairs and beach towels. Welcome to Palm Grove, your private piece of paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palm Grove

Address: P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range: €140 - €245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palm Grove 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
Palm Grove Rarotonga
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