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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

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Reviewed 29 November 2014

We had a beach front unit and these are great. probably the most cost effect true beachfront units on one of the best beaches on the island but the resort is tired and needs a refurbish. Snorkelling and beach activities are great but do depend...More

2  Thank Howard125
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We booked a water view room with balcony which we got, lovely views and we were lucky with southerly breeze, of a nite time we would leave door open ( fly wire door, no bugs to come in ) and you could hear the surf...More

3  Thank trevham1946
Reviewed 20 November 2014

My family and I stayed at the Rarotongan for a much needed break earlier this year, the staff were friendly, and the accomodation located right on the beach front was beautiful. Thanks so much to all the staff - we had a ball and will...More

1  Thank JacquiM134
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Hotel was great, room was spacious, king size bed, lots of pillows, Jug, fridge, safe, nice deck area outside, very private for sitting out and relaxing. The deck over the lagoon is great, great views. Activities there if you are interested, otherwise, nothing is too...More

1  Thank pollyanna0012014
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We went as a family group all 13 of us for 7 nights. We stayed in garden rooms on the ground floor (which was requested by us) was basic and a bit tired looking but overall it did the job for what we wanted. Housekeeping...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Concierge
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Microwave
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
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Price range
US$159 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$159 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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nztraveller1971
11 February 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
yes u can. others were doing this while we were there not sure of the charge or if u just have to use the bar.
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kristin b
23 August 2016|
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Response from CoachTJ | Reviewed this property |
Hi...Rarotonga is very small so we only hired a car for one day and the rest of the 10 days just used local transport but of course it's handy to have one. We took a taxi to the Rarotongan on arrival and didn't prebook. We... More
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kiwihenk
20 March 2016|
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Response from shelley h | Reviewed this property |
If you dont have much luggage hire a scooter...the airport transfers are a total rip off..
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