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    The Islander Hotel

    Beach Road, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good33%
    • Average30%
    • Poor7%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 183 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This place is an easy place to be, in fact its where you would go while you wait to fly home. food is not fine dinning but it is very good and very well priced. I would recommend the Hula bar as the drinks are...More

    Thank Rizzla33
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Went for dinner as recommended and didn't disappoint. Service exemplary and had a few starters in the Hula Bar before moving on to dinner. Wine selection reasonable but cant praise the seafood enough. Fresh and not overcooked. Highly recommended

    Thank Te_Kiteroa_Lodge_NZ
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The location across the road from the airport is very convenient if you are flying out or in. The restaurant is good, with reasonable prices and it's right on the water so sunset dinners are the go. Rooms are large, clean and well equipped. 'All...More

    Thank thomastsc
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your stay at the Islander Hotel, meals, and drinks. We are installing ear plugs and eye masks as a temporary measure until double-glazed windows are installed to ensure a quiet stay....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Last day, we flew back to Rarotonga and stayed at The Islander Hotel which was conveniently across the street from the airport. We didn't stay overnight because our flight back home was at 12 midnight. The hotel was much nicer than expected such as being...More

    Thank Wayne K
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for our review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your short stay with us. Our housekeeping team do their best to present clean & pleasant rooms for all guest stays. Our in-room safes have a reset button in the inside...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We arrived and were given a room, went there to find it not made up, we were given another room.. 3.30am someone (We assume security) unlocked and came into our room, muttering something about didn't know this room was in use. We were offered no...More

    Thank ammoanderson
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. Room assignments in a busy hotel require an efficient housekeeping service - we apologise for not having your original room ready in the first instance, but we are pleased we assigned you a vacant-clean room within minutes of...More

    Club Raro
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • Aquarius Rarotonga Avarua ,
    • The Islander Hotel Cook Islands/Avarua, Rarotonga
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    Traveller (96)
    Dining (15)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (76)
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    wyotravels
    2 April 2017|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We will still be open. Our expansion plans involve building more rooms upwards. General guest areas won't be affected. You are welcome to join us at the hotel.
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    loshell
    28 January 2017|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We have deferred our renovations to December 2017. We have reopened rooms for sale throughout the year. Thank you.
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    Zaynah K
    1 December 2016|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    Yes - you can book online
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    Room Tips
    "If you can afford a little more than backbacking, this would be the place."
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    "Get a beachfront room"
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    "If you want ocean view, you'll have to put up with noise from band/bar else get rooms facing street"
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    "As we were only there the one night I have no idea if there are quieter rooms available"
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