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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
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Wifi
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worst place to ever stay... the manager is a loser tells lies 24/7... some of the staff are nice and really try to help but clearly have no idea... they are unorganised and couldn’t book anything correct if they tried.. even with a booking system....More

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Reviewed 31 July 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

8  Thank Bungi30
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here with another couple for 5 nights during our time in Rarotonga. All four of us could absolutely not fault this resort - its location was incredible, every day our rooms were made up to the highest standard, the breakfast...More

1  Thank Amy O
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Kia Orana Amy, Thank you for your lovely review. I am absolutely delighted to hear you all had a fantastic holiday, and that our housekeeping, meals and customer service lived up to, and often exceeded, expectation. I have passed your gratitude on to Litia, for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the 2 Bedroom Beachside Unit. Although it’s not on the beach, the location is quiet. It is also self contained, so if you want to cook for yourself and eat in it’s the perfect accommodation. We found the Restaurant...More

1  Thank waynegoldcoast
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear you had a lovely stay, and would happily recommend the resort to others. Our satellite TV includes news channels from BBC, CNN, ABC, and TVNZ as well as local Cook Islands TV News....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to Christmas I booked the Rarotonga in May. I used Booking.com. As soon as I had made the booking, The Rarotonga charged my credit card the full amount of the 4 day stay. Unfortunately I needed to cancel the booking 5 weeks ago. Unfortunately...More

2  Thank _cmhoggnz
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Christine, I apologise for the inconvenience caused by the fact a staff member overlooked your request. If you had sent an e-mail to me directly it could have been dealt with promptly. I apologise again for the inconvenience caused. Kind regards, Haimona Browne,...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Concierge
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Microwave
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
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Price range
US$154 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$154 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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nztraveller1971
11 February 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
yes u can. others were doing this while we were there not sure of the charge or if u just have to use the bar.
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kristin b
23 August 2016|
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Response from CoachTJ | Reviewed this property |
Hi...Rarotonga is very small so we only hired a car for one day and the rest of the 10 days just used local transport but of course it's handy to have one. We took a taxi to the Rarotongan on arrival and didn't prebook. We... More
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kiwihenk
19 March 2016|
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Response from shelley h | Reviewed this property |
If you dont have much luggage hire a scooter...the airport transfers are a total rip off..
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"could provide some bottled water in the room on arrival. It would be nice to provide more glasses in the..."
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"Beach front deluxe was awesome"
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