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    The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

    Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
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    Travellers talk about
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 13 July 2014

    This was my second visit to The Rarotongan and I was so disappointed with the lack of service that I will not return. We travelled as a group of 10 with 6 adults and four children, the youngest being two. We have been to Fiji...More

    3  Thank Frances902
    Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 July 2014

    Kia Orana “Frances902” Thank you for taking the opportunity to post your review of your recent stay with us at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. We are pleased that you and your family group enjoyed our amazing beach location as well as the fantastic...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2014

    Having heard from family and friends who have stayed here, and read some of the TripAdviser reports, we managed our own expectations in terms of the resort being a bit dated. In fact we chose this resort for that reason, we wanted to relax in...More

    2  Thank TrishAuckland
    Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 July 2014

    Kia Orana “TrishAuckland” Greetings from laid back Rarotonga! Thank you for taking the time to post your fantastic review of your recent stay with us at The Rarotongan Beach Resort. We are absolutely thrilled that you chose The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa for your...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2014

    The Raro as it is affectionately called was opened in 1977. It looks like it was an attempt to capture some of the old island feel back then and at the time was probably spot on. Unfortunately 37 years later the old girl is showing...More

    2  Thank SydneyJim
    Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 25 July 2014

    Kia Orana “SydneyJim” Thank you for taking the time to post your review on your recent stay with us at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed the absolute beachfront location of your room, as you say just 20 meters...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2014

    We arrived on a Wednesday with great promise of a tropical getaway, maybe we over anticipated or maybe we just didn't pick the best week. Breakfasts at the resort were very shambolic most mornings, usually one staff member trying to do everything: clear tables, top...More

    Thank ClanWallace
    Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 July 2014

    Kia Orana "ClanWallace" We are sorry that your visit coincided with a period of bad weather which would have prevented your family from fully enjoying the beach and world class snorkelling in our marine reserve. We have taken on board your comments on breakfast and...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

    I'm going to get to the point with reviewing this resort because then I would like to add why else you should definitely visit Rarotonga. The Rarotongan is generally advertised as a 4 star resort. In my humble opinion it is not. The resort is...More

    Thank Mumi-Goez
    Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 25 July 2014

    Kia Orana “Mumi-Goez” Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review in regards to your recent stay with us at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. It’s so wonderful to learn that you enjoyed so much about your family holiday with us...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$153 - US$354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 109
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    • Location
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    • Rarotonga >
    • Aroa Beach
    • Also Known As
    • The Rarotongan Beach Resort And Spa ,
    • The Rarotongan Beach Hotel Aroa Beach ,
    • Rarotongan Beach Resort Spa ,
    • The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa Rarotonga/Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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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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    19 March 2016|
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    Response from Livi B |
    I was told about $40 but apparently you need to pre negotiate with driver on price before you get in, and also confirm with them if it is Per Person or for the whole taxi trip. I am thinking its just as cheap to book a car... More
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