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    Sunset Resort

    5.4 km from Avarua centre
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
    02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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    All reviews anchorage restaurant beach front the drum beat bar beachfront room pools hammocks
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We'd booked online back in January but unknown to us our booking had been 'hijacked' to another cheaper resort. We discovered this when I tried to arrange airport transfers and Collen phoned me to explain. Colleen was marvellous, booked us in to her resort explained...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Sunset Resort was a great place to stay when we were in Rarotonga. The resort is situated on the west side of the island, near the airport and the main town of Avarua. The island bus can pick you up right in front of...More

    Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort

    Kia orana Thank you for taking the time to write a very detailed review of our property. We value all feedback as it enables us to continue to improve our guest experience. We can understand your frustrations regarding a late check out and it is...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed here for a week and it was perfect. Everything was perfect minus the few mosquitos that followed us into our room. Just know though that there is no free wifi and only 1 tv channel if you plan on staying in for a bit...More

    Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort

    Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I did smile when you mentioned that you felt our beach was the best. You took the opportunity to look around the Island which we do encourage our guest to do as our...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Wow. Where to begin : first the first contact with the driver at the airport was so friendly after a 16 hour flight not forgetting the flower necklace on arrival! Friendly and helpful staff all aroud : at the reception, the roomkeepers, even the gardeners...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We spent 7 days, 6 nights at this wonderful resort earlier this month (Feb 2017). GREAT staff throughout!! Our beachfront room was exquisite!! Daily maid service was great, performed by friendly women. We know they were friendly because it rained 6 of the seven days...More

    Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort

    Kia Orana, Wow this is a very comprehensive review and I want to thank you for taking the time to offer a review with so much detail. We do value all feedback as it is a way for us to consider how we can improve...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    Pool/Beach Area (85)
    Hotel & Grounds (73)
    Room/Suite (46)
    View from Room (34)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Hi!! Coming from the US. Will I need an outlet adapter?
    19 February 2017|
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    Response from ParadiseRarotonga | Property representative |
    Hello, yes you do need an adapter/converter.
    Is this place suitable as a wedding venue?
    5 February 2017|
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    Response from ParadiseRarotonga | Property representative |
    Kia Orana, thank you for your enquiry, however the Sunset Resort no longer hosts weddings.
    Is the beach in front of the resort suitable for swimming or is it too rocky? Ideally we would like a beach that you can walk out into the water easily on a sand base. (From photos the Sandy beach looks amazing but I'm not sure if that continues into the water?)
    18 January 2017|
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    Response from ParadiseRarotonga | Property representative |
    Hello, the beach is ideal for swimming and snorkelling, that is coral and coral free areas.
    Room Tips
    "Near one of the pools, upstairs for the view and tranquility."
    Steffsteff14, 27 days agoRead review
    "Beach front rooms are well worth the extra cost!!!!"
    nuikahakai, 1 month agoRead review
    "Beachfront was lovely and quiet."
    Jacquie H, 1 month agoRead review
    "Ocean view is the way to go"
    Dubya80, 1 month agoRead review
    "Too much partying near the pool. Beach side would probably offer more peace."
    debims83250, 1 month agoRead review
    "I think any room would be nice the ones with the ocean view looked nice but we liked our poolside room."
    kerry r, 2 months agoRead review
    "Beachfront units - just for the view"
    Toucan2222, 3 months agoRead review
    "Water view rooms are the BEST!"
    Lea S, 3 months agoRead review
    "Best rooms are the Beach Front"
    Jenny C, 3 months agoRead review
    "A beach studio has better ambience than a poolside/garden studio but you lose a little privacy."
    Hans M, 4 months agoRead review
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