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    The Islander Hotel

    | Main Road, Panama Beachfront, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
    011 682 21 003
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    Reviewed 22 August 2017 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 27 August 2017

    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

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    We arrived at The Islander for Sunday morning brunch just after 10.30am and were promptly seated. The waitress advised of the all you can eat buffet for $20 however we politely declined and stated that we’d prefer fresh cooked food so ordered big breakfasts off...More

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    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 10 August 2017

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. Our breakfast menu options comprise different items to our breakfast buffet. Eggs: scrambled on buffet vs. cooked to order for menu. Sausages: chicken mini sausages on buffet vs. fried 'spicy chorizo sausages' for menu. Hash browns: not available...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    The Islander Hotel suited us for an overnight stay to connect with an early morning flight - just a 2 minute walk across the road. The receptionist Naomi was really helpful and we were able to store a bag (for a fee) while we were...More

    1  Thank sezwatson
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 10 August 2017

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your short stay with us. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    Kind of dumpy place to stay. Just the basics. Convenient because it's close to the airport, but nothing to write home about. You could get off of your plane, grab your suitcase, and literally walk across the street to the hotel. The breakfast buffet is...More

    Thank QueenM
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 10 August 2017

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. The Islander Hotel is listed as a 3.5 star property. Our breakfast buffet has been upgraded to feature new hot items at no extra cost to inhouse guests. Blankets are located in the wardrobe. Our bathrooms feature clean...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    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
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 2 August 2017

    Kia Orana, thank you for your review. Our meals are fresh, fun, tasty and affordable. Hula Bar is cheaper because there is no service - you have to buy and collect from the bar. The inside restaurant bar provides table service. We will be opening...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Rarotonga >
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    • Also Known As
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    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.
    28 January 2017|
    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We have deferred our renovations to December 2017. We have reopened rooms for sale throughout the year. Thank you.
    Zaynah K
    1 December 2016|
    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    Yes - you can book online
    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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