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Aro'a Beachside Inn

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Kia Orana, welcome to the Aro'a Beachside Inn. Located on western sunset side of Rarotonga, on a stunning white sandy beach with great swimming and snorkelling. We have a casual beach bar, the Shipwreck Hut, on property which serves "home cooked" bar meals, cocktails, beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks. Live music 3 times a week (Tues, Thurs, Sat) including our popular BBQ evening on Saturdays (numbers permitting). 12 self-contained units, tastefully decorated island style. Breakfast complimentary, daily house keeping service. Free use of equipment - kayaks, paddle boards and snorkelling gear.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
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Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Harbour View
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Full view
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Rarotonga Airport6 km
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All reviews steve and geraldine shipwreck bar music nights ship wreck bar meals golden retriever saturday bbq enjoyed the live music butter chicken loved our stay here awesome beach local staff other guests seafood chowder chilli con carne bbq night deluxe unit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Ship Wreck Bar at Aro'a Beach side Inn. As if the location wasn't perfect enough, owners Steve & Geraldine give such a warm welcome, along with the fabulous cheeky and talanted Alone (pictured) & Stephanie, Ana, Priest and all the wonderful staff. Truly an...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank LorenzNelson
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Orana, A huge meitaki ma'ata for your awesome review. Thank you so much for your kind words. See you soon, Steve, Geraldine and the A Team. :-)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Aro'a Beachside Inn is amazing. We met up with relatives there and what a fabulous place! The accommodation is relaxing, the views amazing and the people incredible. We were made to feel so, so welcome by Geraldine, Steve, Stephanie, Anna, Alone and the rest...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank jilv2017
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. It was a great week, very emotional. :-) Hope to see you again soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve, Geraldine and the A Team.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

What a lovely place! Absolutely everything we'd hoped for. The location was just magnificent. Our hosts - Steve, Geraldine, Anna, Stephanie and Alone - were as kind, fun, gracious and helpful as could be. Sitting on the front deck, watching the pounding surf, was incomparable!...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank jcpem
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 31 October 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your awesome review of our little slice of paradise. Thank you, also, for your very kind words about us and our fantastic staff, I will pass the compliments on to them all. You guys were a pleasure to...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Our visit to Aro’a Beachside Inn is one we shall long remember. Idyllic, unrivaled. This resort exemplifies the true meaning of rest, relax and enjoy! From the breakfasts, which were free for guests, the Shipwreck Bar (one year voted as one of the top ten...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Experience515354
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 19 September 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of our little slice of paradise. Very happy that you loved your stay with us. We hope that you will come back and see us again soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve, Geraldine and the A Team....More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Yes, clean comfortable rooms in excellent repair. Yes, amazing location and views second to none. Yes, awesome beach and snorkeling location Yes, on-site pub style dining with really good food. BUT Wait...that can be found elsewhere too!!.... what absolutely made the stay amazing were the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 12 September 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your fantastic review, your comments really mean a lot to us. You guys were a pleasure to host and we are so happy that you loved your stay with us. We really hope to see you back again....More

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We did our booking completely through Air New Zealand. Keep trying or pick up the phone and ring them. amazing how the old fashi9ned telephone does come in handy.
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Room Tips
"#5 is magnificent!"
jcpem
29 Oct 2018
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"It's worth the extra few dollars to get the beachside rooms"
billb664
4 Sep 2018
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"We had a top floor room overlooking the water which was light and airy but imagine all rooms would be..."
Sydfolks
27 Jul 2018
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"Stay in the bungalows that share only one wall and not too close to the outside bar"
Gardengirl805
21 Apr 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$147 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
aro`a beachside hotel arorangi
LOCATION
Cook IslandsSouthern Cook IslandsRarotongaArorangi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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