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The Islander Hotel

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The Islander Airport Hotel is a great value for money 3 star beachfront hotel directly across the road from Rarotonga International Airport on the waterfront featuring 13 Cabanas, Coco Grill Restaurant, Tiki Bar, pool, outdoor dining, sandy beach, daily sunsets, low-cost wifi, Sky Sports on Big Screen, Live bands and unpretentious island style service from a team of dedicated Islanders. Our HULA bar on the beach offers all day happy hour from 11am to 11pm Mon to Sun with NZD3.50 beers, spirits, wines and soft drinks. Bring your own music with our 'U-DJ' product. Great for friends and family who wish to soak in Rarotonga's warm sunshine with cold cold drinks!
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
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Breakfast Available
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Mid-range
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Rarotonga Airport0 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Islander Hotel is conveniently located near the airport and not very far away from "town". Rooms are spacious, clean, basic. The swimming pool is really a pond for kids, and breakfast is a funny thing. If you sleep there (as I did for one...More

Thank silvia_frisia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a noisy bar 20 feet from the guests rooms that is open until 11.30 p.m.. Do not be fooled by the photo of the pool, it is not outside and is actually inside the dining area ( I kid you not). Mostly the...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As most restaurant and bars are closed on Sunday in Raro there is limited chose to eat so we headed for Islander, top marks for the location and view but the food was only ok and the service was poor. Maybe more staff would have...More

Thank marklV5102XU
Reviewed 2 October 2018

As with other reviews this is just about waiting for the plane the plane. A short walk from Rarotongas main airport building this is a great place to wait for your transfer and leave your luggage for a very reasonable few dollars and wander into...More

Thank Edmund N
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Conveniently located across from the airport. You can store luggage for $5 NZ per piece and walk into town. Need a room? They have rooms. Their restaurant has decent food at reasonable prices. The pizza dough(?) was an adventure. Get a burger instead. They have...More

Thank Ranger93433
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kiwiifruit
15 August 2018|
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The Breakfast Buffet features hot items (eggs, bacon, sausages, tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans, pancakes) and cold items (fruit, cereal, muffins, toast & spreads) with orange juice, iced water, coffee, tea, hot chocolate... More
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bellacabo
29 May 2018|
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Yes - you can. No charge. Just order food and beverages and enjoy your last day on Rarotonga before your fly home.
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bellacabo
29 May 2018|
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Yep. They charge you to hold your bags and then you can use the facilities. 5 bucks from memory
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Room Tips
"All rooms can be noisy"
silvia_frisia
2 weeks ago
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"Stay at another hotel"
437neild
2 weeks ago
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"We didn't use any sorry."
edmundn48
2 Oct 2018
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"All rooms are average and the same"
Pcraggs
3 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$137 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
aquarius rarotonga avarua
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Aquarius Rarotonga
LOCATION
Cook IslandsSouthern Cook IslandsRarotongaAvarua
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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