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Backpackers International

PO Box 878, Cook Islands
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24/12/2017 25/12/2017
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Traveller (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
Room & Suite (4)
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“common areas” (2 reviews)
“big kitchen” (2 reviews)
“down the road” (4 reviews)
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Had a fantastic experience at the Backpackers international! The place is really close to an amazing beach, restaurants and supermarkets (not exactly a big one, but you can find all the essentials there!). Staff were always helpful and super nice (Tisa is awesome! :). I...More

Thank Phyllipy C
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the awesome review, we did have lots of fun didn't we. You'll have to come back and visit. Cheers

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Its the cheapest place to stay on the Island, you get what you pay for / its basic but has everything you need:) Got to meet some lovely travellers here...Location is perfect!! beach across the road, awesome takeaways / convienient store and ice cream shop...More

Thank Rosina60
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed our laid back island living and great news, we've now got a booster installed for the wifi so you can get wifi in all the rooms now. Yeehaw

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We could not choose better accommodation on Rarotonga! Of coarse, it is not five star hotel, so you have to count with basic facilities. But everything was cleaned properly every day. Room was simple but, you are not in paradise to spend the time in...More

1  Thank Sarishek
Reviewed 21 September 2017

In need of a handyman and some TLC yet It's got everything one needs to get by in a tropical paradise. Great value for money and a big CHEERS 🍻To Bill who added value to our stay on the island as well. I recommend the...More

1  Thank Mzbatt
Reviewed 12 September 2017

You get what you pay for basically. There's some food stores nearby and you can easily catch the bus from the main road. The room was clean and shower and toilet facilities were fine too. There was no running water for a short period of...More

Thank Laura D
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
  • Price range
  • US$26 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 23
  • Location
  • Cook Islands >
  • Southern Cook Islands >
  • Rarotonga
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Room & Suite (4)
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"my sister and I had a twin share room"
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"Anywhere upstairs is preferable to down stairs (mosquitoes) 😖"
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"Private rooms are equally priced as two dorm beds, consider this."
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"please just avoid altogether"
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