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Backpackers International

PO Box 878, Cook Islands
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02/07/2017 03/07/2017
1 room
  • 1 room
    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
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        Overview
        • Excellent20%
        • Very good32%
        • Average16%
        • Poor12%
        • Terrible20%
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        “big kitchen” (2 reviews)
        “common areas” (2 reviews)
        Paid Wifi
        Free Parking
        Breakfast included
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        Atupa Orchid Units
        16 reviews
        #72 of 76 Speciality lodging in Rarotonga
         
        Kiikii Inn & Suites
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        #5 of 5 hotels in Avarua
         
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        1 - 5 of 49 reviews

        Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

        Rarotonga one of the beautifull places on earth i think. This backpacker is indeed very cheap but in the end your stay wont feel as good, staying at this place. Specialy if your perseonality / lifestile is more "hippie"/ happy/ not "german" style - lets...More

        Thank STarAlek
        Reviewed 6 March 2017

        We really enjoyed our stay at this hostel due to the good location, good price and nice backpackers we met. The hostel was also clean and we did not have any problems with the shower facilities. However, manager Tisa does not really get what it...More

        Thank Marc B
        Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 7 March 2017

        Thank you for your review. I am glad you gave your honest opinion that the hostel is clean and satisfactory, you obviously had no problem with the accommodation, but rather that I didn't offer a free ride to a bar, but considering the public bus...More

        Reviewed 12 February 2017

        I see some mixed reviews about this hostel but in reality, it is fit for purpose as it is, The price, location and room are all great, this is a backpackers of course, so you get what you pay for. This is a fair hostel,...More

        Thank Dion h
        Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 13 February 2017

        Thank you for your review, especially since the weather wasn't the best while you were here, but we had a great group of people so that at least helps lift the mood. Maybe next time you come and stay with us, we'll have better luck...More

        Reviewed 18 January 2017

        Ok it was cheap but really! stayed 3 days and the floor in the toilet/shower rooms had the same pieces of paper on them on day 3 as day 1, not good enough I say. The fan in room 19 was so noisy sounded like...More

        Thank muncaster2016
        Response from BBackpackCookIs, Owner at Backpackers InternationalResponded 19 January 2017

        Firstly, the hostel is cleaned every morning, both bathroom, kitchen, dining area and garden area, even on public holidays, which is when you can your family arrived, Boxing day Sunday, Public holiday Monday and Public holiday Tuesday. All our double beds have mattress protectors as...More

        Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

        Have stayed here many times over the years.. thoroughly enjoy my stay each time... I see a few negative comments... but i completely see different... at the end of the day.... you get what you pay for..... want flash... pay the $100 -200 per night...More

        Thank timotheem2014
        Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 4 January 2017

        Thank you for your honest review and am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are a basic, clean, well located budget accommodation, that also boasts to have a great atmosphere to get to know and meet other people from all walks of...More

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        • Price range
        • US$26 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Number of rooms
        • 23
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        • Cook Islands >
        • Southern Cook Islands >
        • Rarotonga
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        Room Tips
        "Private rooms are equally priced as two dorm beds, consider this."
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        "please just avoid altogether"
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        "2 or 4 bed one or single (private) room with a queen size bed for $30. An absolutely good deal!"
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        "Try to get the rooms to the back of the property, as half of the rooms have windows out towards the common..."
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