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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star Hotel
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Special Rate: 30% OFF! From $256 p/n
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

The Rarotongan is a great place to relax and unwind. The facilities are great, the staff fantastic, and you can do as much or as little as you want. We were on our Honeymoon and had the Honeymoon Bungalow. This has its own private pool,...More

Thank Graeme H
Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 24 February 2015

Kia Orana Graeme, Thank you for sharing your awesome honeymoon experience with us! We are very pleased to hear that you found The Rarotongan to be the perfect place to relax and unwind and that your Honeymoon Bungalow was ideal as your private romantic retreat....More

Reviewed 22 January 2015

We didn't stay at the Resort but had lunch there yesterday (8 of us). Poor service, no waiting staff around to deliver our drinks so we had to self service before the wine got warm ($10.20 a glass). Same with the food.....no waiting staff to...More

12  Thank 247Sunshine247
Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 24 February 2015

Kia Orana “247Sunshine247” Thank you for taking the opportunity to post your review of your restaurant experience with us back in January. We sincerely apologize for the shortfalls you experienced during your group lunch. The type of food and service you describe are not acceptable....More

Reviewed 19 January 2015

We spent 19 days traveling the USA, and by chance discovered a flight stopping over at Rarotonga the way home. 5 nights of paradise. Hot. But its summer. The staff were friendly and couldn't do more to be helpful. We nearly had queues lining up...More

1  Thank Epukeke
Response from Haimona B, Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 24 February 2015

Kia Orana ‘Epukeke’ Greetings from the team at The Rarotongan! Thank you for taking the opportunity to post a wonderful review of your recent stay with us. In fact I recall meeting you at one of our resort market days and you mentioned that you...More

Reviewed 12 January 2015

My husband and I went here around ten years ago and really enjoyed it. This time it was AWFUL. We arrived on New Years eve and waited about an hour and a half to check in (there were only two people in front of us)....More

20  Thank amanda734
Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 24 March 2015

Kia Orana Amanda734 Thank you for taking the opportunity to post your review of your stay with us back in early January. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your previous stay with us 10 years prior. We take great pride in manicuring our...More

Reviewed 12 January 2015

Disappointing stay in what is a very tired and run down resort. Worst resort we've stayed at in over 30 years of travel. Public areas - floors,furniture and tablecloths- are dirty and grubby, legs rusting off chairs. Wood work on doors and windows is rotting...More

17  Thank Gillian B
Response from Haimona B, General Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded 7 April 2015

Kia Orana Gillian B, Thank you for taking the opportunity to post your review of your stay with us back in January. The prolonged wet weather which drenched Rarotonga for almost the entire festive season was very unfortunate timing for your holiday, and we can...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
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Microwave
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
Spa
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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nztraveller1971
11 February 2017|
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Response from ShannaHenson |
Rarotonga is well known for this, along with its relaxed and friendly culture....YES you can go to other resorts and use their services if you're not a staying guest. In saying this there may be some exceptions regarding use... More
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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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Room Tips
"Second story garden view rooms with a balcony have more privacy"
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"We stayed in the beachfront suite. Very good value for money."
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"block 200 is beach side and away from pool. block 400 is garden rooms and very close to beach."
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"Deluxe beachfront suite 106 &107"
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