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    The Islander Hotel

    | Main Road, Panama Beachfront, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 191 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Hop step and a jump from the airport (yup we just walked across the road lol) Friendly welcome from staff at 2am ... beds are comfy, room was clean, breakfast was great and staff were very helpful ... thanks again

    Thank WalkersNZ5
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for staying with us.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Friendly staff, good food at restaurant, rooms OK, BUT even though they have put in double glazing, the thumping noise from the bar music is still audible - till 11.30 each night. My complaint was with the very bright spot lights which easily illuminated the...More

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

    Thank you for your review. Our lighting arrangement has been resolved - all garden & beachfront spot lights now turn off at midnight. Our live band at the Hula Bar operates 9-11pm (2-hours per night except Sundays); and the Hula Bar shuts down at 11.30pm....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This place is great for a last minute mean before your flight home to NZ Had a hankering for the last fish meal on Raro for a while so dropped into The Islander Ordered the grilled game fish that came with a kumera (sweet potato)...More

    Thank McTravel73
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you having lunch with us before flying home. See you again soon!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We arrived into Rarotonga late in the evening so this suited us to stay here as it's across the road from the airport. The price was fine and the service was good. The standard was basic. We have the buffet breakfast and it was fine...More

    1  Thank dalehenders0n
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. Wee are pleased you enjoyed your overnight stay with us. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at the islander twice initially after our flight arrived and it was early morning with 4 kids under 7 (while extended family). After a muck up with our batch it was a last minute booking. The venue was basic and costly. However this...More

    Thank nicolagP1225DM
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. The Hula Bar music turns down at 11pm and shuts down at 11.30pm (not 1am). If movie on the hard-drive may have a glitch - you could select another movie to watch. The free breakfast includes cooked options:...More

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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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$135 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • 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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    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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