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    The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

    Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve | Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
    011 682 25 800
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good32%
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    • Poor12%
    • Terrible14%
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    Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

    As some of the other reviewers have stated, this place has great potential but leaves you frustrated and broke. Arriving at the hotel we were told it would cost $95 for an early check in. The food was below average and expensive while the waits...More

    6  Thank Sean L
    Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 October 2014

    Kia Orana “Sean L” Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that you found Rarotonga to be amazing and that it was well worth the visit. We are also delighted...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2014

    There seems to be a theme at this resort - most of the staff have absolutely no customer service skills and sometimes are downright rude. It seems hurtful when you have spent quite a lot of money to stay there and have looked forward to...More

    5  Thank Kimme2014
    Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 October 2014

    Kia Orana “Kimme2014” Thank you for taking the opportunity for posting your review of your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you found the resort’s Aroa Beach and Lagoon Marine Reserve to be beautiful and our Moko’s Kids Club to be...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2014

    We went as an extended family of 13 people, using the Villa and a number of Garden Rooms at the main resort. We found the accommodation very satisfactory, and the staff friendly enough. It is a beautiful locations, and good that they have kayaks and...More

    2  Thank Ian W
    Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 October 2014

    Kia Orana Ian Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read that you were very pleased with The Rarotongan’s beautiful location, pools and beach, with the free equipment and with the Villa...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2014

    Arrive from Aitutaki @ 09:30...we head down to Resort to check in..."sorry, your check in is @ 14:00".."if we check you in early, it will cost $95.00"....Me.."nah, doubt it...I AIN'T PAYING $95.00 TO GET INTO A ROOM, THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN PAID FOR"..So we've headed...More

    2  Thank Kahu T
    Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 21 October 2014

    Kia Orana “Kahu T” Thank you for posting your review. At the heart of your review seems to be an issue of unrealistic expectations or lack of understanding of standard hotel practices combined with a lack of communication of any concerns you may have had...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2014

    This resort definitely does not live up to its promotion. It may have been good in its day but it is now very dated and tired. The rooms are small and very basic although the bed was reasonably comfortable and at least it was clean....More

    7  Thank Peter O
    Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 28 October 2014

    Kia Orana ‘Peter O” Thank you for taking the opportunity to post your review of your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you found the Californian Super-King Size bed in your room to be comfortable and your room to be clean....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
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • 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
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$142 - US$326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 112
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    • Aroa Beach
    • Also Known As
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    • 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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    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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    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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    Room Tips
    "Garden rooms aren't looked after, the beach view are unecessary because it is blocked by trees, has a..."
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    "Bigger rooms than the Sanctuary"
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    "Garden Rooms vary and no lifts. Resort is spread out so lot of walking. Villa on beach vary in size."
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    "Beach front - Adult option if single or couples, family is well catered for the rest of the resort."
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