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    The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

    Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
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          Travellers talk about
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Accessible rooms
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 1,036 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago

          After reading reviews before staying here we were a little worried about the standard of this resort. We were very pleasantly surprised as our beach front room was freshly painted with a very comfortable king bed. Our room was serviced every day and we had...More

          Thank Jeanette K
          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          Stayed for a week in the Rarotongan. If you are wanting a ground floor beachfront room make sure you request this as we were put upstairs and I did not realise that would happen. Food is average and expensive. I would eat elsewhere. But the...More

          Thank Kelly D
          Reviewed 5 days ago

          It's such a shame that this resort's location is one of the best for enjoying swimming and snorkeling when parts of the resort are so run down. The general areas - pool, restaurants, lobby etc are in need of some urgent work though our room...More

          Thank Katrina H
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          The Cook Islands is a relaxing and great place to get away from the drab routine of life, its a place to chill out. While there is not a lot to do there is are some fabulous restaurants, cafes and bars. Snorkelling and diving are...More

          Thank ColScott
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Great location and the lagoon is beautiful, but the resort is very run down. Our beachside suite wasn't on the beach and didn't look anything like ibn the photos on the website. Our room wasn't cleaned properly in the 9 days we stayed there. We...More

          Thank Anne D
          The Edgewater Resort & Spa
          1,529 reviews
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          448 reviews
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          Aro'a Beachside Inn
          151 reviews
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          • Tennis Court
          • Price range
          • US$151 - US$339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 109
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          • Cook Islands >
          • Southern Cook Islands >
          • Rarotonga >
          • Aroa Beach
          • Also Known As
          • The Rarotongan Beach Resort And Spa ,
          • The Rarotongan Beach Hotel Aroa Beach ,
          • Rarotongan Beach Resort Spa
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Does anyone know, can you use the resort pool if you aren't a guest and what is the charge or conditions if any? Thanks.
          11 February 2017|
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          Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
          yes u can. others were doing this while we were there not sure of the charge or if u just have to use the bar.
          kristin b
          We are a family of 5 arriving at 130am. Should we book a car rental to get to the resort? Will we want to keep the car for the week we are there?
          23 August 2016|
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          Response from CoachTJ | Reviewed this property |
          Hi...Rarotonga is very small so we only hired a car for one day and the rest of the 10 days just used local transport but of course it's handy to have one. We took a taxi to the Rarotongan on arrival and didn't prebook. We... More
          how much are the taxies from the airport to the resort for 2 persons and are they there at 1.30 am
          20 March 2016|
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          Response from Livi B |
          I was told about $40 but apparently you need to pre negotiate with driver on price before you get in, and also confirm with them if it is Per Person or for the whole taxi trip. I am thinking its just as cheap to book a car... More
          Room Tips
          "Rooms in 300 are beachfront"
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          "The beach view rooms may be on the beach but when we were there it was very windy and the garden room we had..."
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          "All rooms are set out the same, its just whether you want a garden view or beach view"
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          "Deluxe Beach Suite offer the best views"
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