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    The Islander Hotel

    Beach Road, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good33%
    • Average30%
    • Poor7%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

    Not enough food for the guests. We weren't the last table to be allowed to get our food. But most was gone already. Poor selection left. Tables served earlier were already getting in for seconds. Very slow getting the crowd thru the buffet. Painfully slow...More

    Thank trolldave
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 6 October 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. Our Tuesday Island Nights are always full and we always cater for the number of diners who book in for the island buffet and show. If we run out of items on the buffet, they are replenished soon...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2016

    Literally across the road from airport. Clean, well-furnished. No in-room safe. Comfortable beds and pillows. A/C works well. Hotel restaurant has gorgeous shaded patio with great view of the surf, decent enough food and reasonable prices. Good layover place while awaiting a flight, but sleep...More

    Thank TrexN
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 30 September 2016

    Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to advise that all beachfront room windows have been replaced and the rooms are quieter now. Great to read you loved your room, the waterfront patio, food and our reasonable prices. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 18 September 2016

    We stayed one night at this hotel before departing Rarotonga. It was very modern and clean. Offers air-conditioning, decent shower and comfortable beds. The Hula bar is right outside your window which could be seen as both a pro and a con. The beach down...More

    Thank Alpoole27
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 19 September 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your short stay with us. We hope to see you again, soon. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 15 September 2016

    Myself, partner and our 5 year old were recommended and I read the reviews for The Island night, Beautiful setting, very friendly staff. I got our beers from the hula bar next door. The buffet was first a great selection of local and fresh food....More

    Thank jojo652015
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 17 September 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your Island Night Buffet & Cultural Show with Fire Dance. We hope to see you again, soon. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

    Super food, excellent staff, and the Hula bar just next door! We came back 3 times in our week stay! Stunning views over the water day & night. Very reasonably priced dinners & the seafood platter is to die for! Everything you could imagine of...More

    Thank Rebecca M
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 14 September 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your meals with us. Our Seafood Platters served up on Thursday nights are fantastic. We hope to see you on your next visit to Rarotonga. Kia Manuia.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Rarotonga >
    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • Aquarius Rarotonga Avarua
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    wyotravels
    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.
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    loshell
    28 January 2017|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We have deferred our renovations to December 2017. We have reopened rooms for sale throughout the year. Thank you.
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    Zaynah K
    2 December 2016|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    Yes - you can book online
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    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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