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Reviewed 3 days ago

A hidden Gem of the Cook Islands. I cannot express how impressed we were with the property. The presentation, housekeeping, grounds and maintenance of the property reflect a commitment which cannot be delivered without the efforts of the entire staff. The location, while close to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 7 nights and had a great time. This was our 3rd visit too Rarotonga ,weather was mixed, but this didn't stop doing things.Thanks to Tim and Lucile and all the staff, Jimmy gave us the best coconut prep. ever.Our unit was very...More

Thank jcchaney
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 5 days ago

Kia Orana JC, thank you for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor Community. Rarotonga has so much to offer, snorkeling, cycling, hiking, swimming or just taking the time to read the good book you always wanted to! Hope to see you on your fourth...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Great beach location, beautiful garden atmosphere, the most helpful and gracious hosts (Lucile & Tim), spacious and elegant accommodations, friendly guests. Just steps from snorkeling and kayaking (provided). The South side of the island is perfect for viewing the Southern Cross, right from the resort...More

Thank brucet726
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana Bruce, thank you so much for sharing your experience here on Trip Advisor. The team at Royale Takitumu sure hopes to be seeing you again in the near future and this time you bring your wife, please. Just so that she gets to...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

Amazing location, wonderful accommodation, excellent service, the best people. Extensive knowledge of the best attractions and recommendations made our holiday wonderful. What ever you do don't change. Regards OgoMore

Thank Ogo M
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 9 April 2018

Kia Orana Ogo, thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you and your wonderful wife. We'll continue doing what we are doing: making you feel at home in our tropical Paradise! For the team at Royale Takitumu. Tim Meyer...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We stayed for 5 nights in late March 2018. We loved the views of the lagoon from our beach front villa. The swimming / snorkelling was very good right in front of the resort and it is only a short drive to either Aroa beach...More

Thank Michelle A
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 6 April 2018

Kia Orana Michelle & Brent, Tim & I as well as the team would like to thank you for your very nice review. We are happy to hear you had such as great time at Royale Takitumu for your 20th anniversary! Let’s hope that you...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$239 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$239 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kimberly M
11 March 2018|
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Response from OregonTootsie | Reviewed this property |
It is not set up for children, but a teenager was there with family when we stayed. Other hotels are better equipped for families with young children.
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AmyPic
17 July 2017|
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8 June 2017|
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Response from travnerd | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can swim directly in front of the Villas, but I did not find it that interesting. A few fish and coral that has been bleached by the weather. But I would still stay there.
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"Beachfront was amazing but the lagoon rooms also have great views"
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"The ocean view rooms are excellent and great place to enjoy your morning breakfast."
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"rooms with water view are best."
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"I have stayed in 2 and 8 and both rooms were great"
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