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Muri Beach, Ngatangiia District Cook Islands
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#27 of 104 Speciality lodging in Rarotonga
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Manea on Muri offers 3 x 1 bedroom Lagoon View Villas and 1 x 1 bedroom Garden View Villa. For families or bigger groups we also offer 1 x 3 bedroom River Side Villa. Convenient location in the heart of Muri Beach and walking distance to Island Nights, Lagoon Cruises and restaurants.
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Free parking
Public wifi
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Parking
Paid wifi
Outdoor pool
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Lagoon View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English
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600Robyn wrote a review Nov 2020
Lower Hutt, New Zealand27 contributions10 helpful votes
Muri Lodge was disgusting we had semen and blood stained sheets dirty towels the one of the pots had magots in it the whole place was disgusting broken seats just gastly I had reviewed muri lodge on another web site but Fern Miles had it taken down along with photos to back my claims She also has family and friends giving her stunning reviews now she also manages this resort beware
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Iain wrote a review Sep 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand20 contributions17 helpful votes
Absolute stunning location and setting just breath taking, have stayed here twice and would happily go back again, great pool and only a few steps away to beach. Handy location to restaurants and activities.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Lance S wrote a review Nov 2019
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Slept 5 of us easily. My mum's 80th. Was very hot upstairs but with aircon and fan it cooled it down. No sea view in the bigger house but a nice small swimming pool and beautiful lagoon.free use of Kayaks and snorkeling gear.staff are amazingly friendly. 2 min walk up the road to Muri shops. Would stay again
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Noel B wrote a review Oct 2019
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What we wanted was a quiet villa on the waterfront at Muri. What we got was a single bedroom villa that was of a standard similar to a low grade cabin you might find in a New Zealand camp ground. We were appalled. The villa was falling apart, badly plastered, poorly painted, with lights either broken or too dim, no curtains in the bathroom, other curtains throughout the villa were dirty, and all fly screens were either poorly fitted or had holes in them. 'Clean' sheets were stained, and when replaced were no better. 'Clean' towels were covered in dirt stains and spots. The TV was one channel only and had rabbit ears pegged to a nearby curtain. The shower was damaged, the bathroom door was disintegrating, the fridge was a rusting hulk, all cutlery and crockery had to be washed before use, and our feet stuck to a tiled floor that had obviously not been washed for some time. Railing around the villa decking was in poor repair and would have collapsed if leant on, giving you a 2m fall to the ground.The villa had an overflowing septic tank beneath it, which stank, as you would expect, and there was no garden of any real description around the villa - immediately to one side was a mound of vegetation being got ready for burning on site, and immediately in front of the villa was a rough wire fence and a view of the next door property's backyard. It has to be said the view from the villa was appalling, and incessant dog barking at night certainly did not make it quiet. When Fern was approached she did nothing about it, saying she'd have things looked at after we left. For the price paid ($298/night) we were shocked at the standard provided and would not recommend this accommodation to anyone.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Leah M wrote a review Sep 2019
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We booked Manea on Muri at fairly late notice as it was the only family sized accommodation available for our dates. We were a little worried that it might be too ‘budget’ but we really enjoyed our short stay here. Yes it was budget accommodation, but it was spacious, tidy/clean and the beds were super comfy with lovely linen which is always a bonus. Little touches like bedside lamps, mirrors or wardrobes in bedrooms would have been great additions in making this accommodation just that bit more attractive. Wardrobe rails were in the upstairs rooms but not in the downstairs room. However what it lacked in luxury, it certainly made up for with its stunning beach views! The beach here is absolutely beautiful. The water is clear and not as full of coral or sea cucumbers as it is further along the beach where we visited a luxury resort that family were staying at. We didn’t use the swimming pool at all as the beach was just so inviting. Paddle a kayak to the adjacent island or walk across at low tide. Or just sit and watch the water - quite magical. Fern the manager was very helpful via email in answering any questions before our arrival. The office is only open in the morning and as our flight arrived late afternoon, a key was left for us. We had trouble with some lights and the safe not working during our stay, but Fern got these sorted quickly for us. We had the three bedroom villa (No.5) which was great for a family of four. Two upstairs rooms had a double and single bed in each room so could hold more people. The bedroom downstairs has a double bed. There are two bathrooms also. One of the rooms upstairs has air con and all rooms have overhead fans. There was no river view as it was overgrown. This villa was very private and quiet. There were 4 kayaks available for use, two singles and two doubles. If you didn’t bring your own gear, there were snorkels, flippers and reef shoes to borrow which were in the laundry room. Tap water is unsafe to drink on the island. Filtered water is available free of charge next to the laundry so buy a big bottle of water at the convenience store then keep refilling it for free on site. Wifi is via a Bluesky hotspot. Data packs of varying sizes can be bought at local stores. We found this quite unreliable and the data disappeared unbelievably fast even though phones were barely used. There is a convenience store at the end of the driveway which was really well priced. They sold a good selection of fresh bread, milk, fruit, ice creams, cheese, chippies, biscuits, snack food etc. The local island dogs are friendly and you might be lucky enough to have one join you on your kayak! We would happily return to Manea on Muri.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$167 - US$326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
manea beach villas hotel rarotonga
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Manea Beach Villas
LOCATION
Cook IslandsSouthern Cook IslandsRarotonga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Manea On Muri
Which popular attractions are close to Manea On Muri?
Nearby attractions include Te Vara Nui Village (0.2 km), Over-Water Night Show & Dinner (0.2 km), and Muri Lagoon (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Manea On Muri?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Manea On Muri?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Manea On Muri?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Manea On Muri?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Manea On Muri?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Mooring, Vili's Burger Joint, and Deli-Licious Cafe Limited.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Manea On Muri?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Manea On Muri have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Manea On Muri offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Manea On Muri?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Manea On Muri?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wreck of the Matai (7.1 km).
Does Manea On Muri have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.