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The Black Pearl at Puaikura

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“across the road”(127 reviews)
“cafe next door”(7 reviews)
“bbq area”(14 reviews)
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What's included
Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
Concierge
Pets Allowed
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3 Star Hotel
Located on the sheltered sunset side of the island, the Black Pearl at Puaikura enjoys an enviable location with a pristine beach across the road, safe for swimming and snorkelling; a magical spot to watch the sunset. A mere 15 minutes to downtown Avarua, ten minutes to the airport and...
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| Kavera, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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5.9 km to Rarotonga Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Units are not separate rooms but are very private with Rarotongan artwork on the walls and tropical touches of colour. The bathrooms have been renovated the kitchen is clean and functional. Beautiful garden and pool great place to hang out. Great location just across from...More

Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average place. Noisy from vehicles on the town side. Rowdy guests not contained. Nice beach across the road. Limited parking on the road only. Nice grounds and the rooms are well appointed. The bus stop is just outside next to the entranceMore

Thank Robert D
Response from Rangi N, Front Office Manager at The Black Pearl at PuaikuraResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana Robert, Thank you for your review of your stay with us at The Black Pearl at Puaikura from last September 2017. With most resorts and accommodation places being situated alongside the main road, we do tend to get noise from the traffic as...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Black Pearl. The rooms, although not ultra modern were spacious and comfortable with kitchen facilities. The tropical gardens and swimming pool were well kept by the ever smiling Johnny. Rangi in reception was always helpful (and smiling)...More

Thank Pawesty
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A great pearl of a place to stay if you want to have the best of both worlds. The accommodation is tidy with stylish touches, it offers peacefulness of a quieter beach area coupled with good local amenities such as the supermarket, cafe & bike...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The staff are so friendly, the rooms while not 2018 are modern clean and comfortable. Need anything? Just ask and its done. Just across the road to a wonderful beach or use the large pool. I had a cabana room it was fantastic. Check out...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$141 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$141 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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carol r
4 March 2018|
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Response from Graham G | Reviewed this property |
Hi. When we stayed there were no room safes, but the proprietress offers the use of the office safe for passports, valuables etc. Cheers
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Laurie W
18 September 2017|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
Spent over $100 for next to nothing.
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mishab7
13 July 2017|
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Response from Gordon R | Reviewed this property |
No but not a problem. Yes plus staff can arrange pick up and return to local restaurants
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"Be back in a heartbeat!!"
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"Quieter rooms are away from the road. Not that there is much traffic."
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"Beautiful breakfast platter on arrival, tea & coffee facilities great for early flights."
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"rooms 3 , 6 and 7 would be the pick of the rooms form morning sun and pool views"
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