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Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We stayed in apartment 5 with our two boys aged 11 and 7. The apartment was tidy and spacious. We had a full kitchen and bottled water for drinking. We arrived at 10.30 pm and our room was ready for us with local fruit, bread and milk provided so we had something for breakfast. The staff were friendly and helpful...

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Wow! 62 kg yellow fin tuna. We are happy that you have a good time here at Avana Waterfront! See you !!!

Putaruru
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We had an awesome 7 nights. The views were magic and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were very friendly and we were able to cook the Mahimahi that we caught out on Seafari Charters on the BBQ by the pool. It was wonderful. Thank you.

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely stayed at Avana WAterfront. Ka kite :)

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Nothing flash but somewhere clean and comfortable to use as a home base. Homely surroundings. Desiree is lovely, helpful and so honest. I left my set of 3 rings there and had them returned to me at no charge air freight

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi, nice to hear from you. I am glad you received it . Thank you very much! Ka kite!!!

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2015

So Glad that I chose Avana! This spot is not flash, but guess what, who needs flashy, expensive and pretentious, when all that you need is right here! Relaxing, friendly and perfect enough for us. I booked this for my parents and myself. Lovely Desiree was there to meet us and had upped us to a 3 room apartment. (...

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Kia orana Tanya, thank you for your lovely feedback to us. Regards to you Mum and Dad, ka kite :)

Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Desiree the manager is wonderful to deal with, the apartments are great with a fabulous outlook. They are clean and spacious. Its very peaceful here and walking distance to Muri. The lagoon is lovely to snorkel in- just make sure there is an incoming tide because its close to the entrance to the lagoon and has quite a current. Had...

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Stella and Mark we wish you all the best. We missed you seeing around and explore the islands every day. I'll never forget when you tell me your cross island adventure during wet rainy days. And you guys really enjoyed it... walking and exploring in rainy days with your friend is not boring at all. The umbrella that blown...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We would like to thank you Deserii very much for all your help in making our well overdue holiday so enjoyable during our stay at Avana Waterfront Apartments. Nothing was a problem and you were just such a sweetheart, thank you so much for the delicious chocolate cake for my birthday (such an unexpected lovely surprise! ). We enjoyed every...

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Kia orana Mark and Letitia, thank you for choosing Avana Waterfront Apartments to celebrate you birthday with your group of friends. We are delighted to know that you've enjoyed your holiday. Ka kite in some fututre time :) Meitaki maata :)

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Really great spot, perfect location.. Facilities were good, staff very helpful and the place very clean and comfy. Beautiful view from both bedroom and living area of spacious well equipped apartments. Had to laugh reading some of the very few less positive reviews written by obviously very hard work guests... Can't fault the staff and facility. Very good value.

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AvanaWA, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Meitaki maata :) Ka kite in some futute time :) It is a pleasure to have you at Avana Waterfront...

Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2015

What a fabulous place to stay with a young family - we have two boys aged three and five and brought along the grandparents and aunty, and we all had an absolute blast staying at Avana Waterfront apartments! The apartments were simple and clean, exactly what we wanted for our holiday, the staff were fabulous, so friendly and helpful, nothing...

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AvanaWaterfront, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi, Claire and family. Meitaki maata for your very good review to us we are happy that you've enjoyed your holiday and your stayed at Avana Waterfront in particular. Ka kite on your next holiday! :)

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We had a wonderful time staying at Avana Waterfront Apartments, great location. An extra big thank you to Desiree for the birthday cake and allowing us to check out a little later, we miss you and the Cook Islands!

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AvanaWaterfront, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Megan and family, thank you very much for choosing Avana Waterfront to celebrate your special day. We are really happy that you've enjoyed your stayed. Regards to your family :)-Desiree

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Desiree arranged for airport pickup, door to door bicycle rental delivery and pickup, did our shopping and even gave a birthday gift. Wonderfully kind and generous people are found all over the island but she is the best!

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AvanaWaterfront, Manager at Avana Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Stuart and Gretchen, thank you very much for staying with us. We really appreciate your good review. We missed you both :) Regards to Gretchen!-Desiree

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Absolute waterfront spacious & fully self contained apartment accommodation on a deep water harbour. All apartments & studios have unrivalled views from private decks across pristine Avana Harbour to an uninhabited islet with its beautiful sandy beaches. The private jetty is the departure point for local fishing charters as well as the start of your lagoon activities. Experience fish feeding, kayaking, snorkelling, and fishing. An ideal accommodation option for couples and families with teenagers who enjoy water sports and especially fishing!  " ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avana Waterfront Apartments

Address: Kaireva Drive | Avana Lagoon, Muri 869, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: $141 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avana Waterfront Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Avana Waterfront Apartments Hotel Muri
Avana Waterfront Apartments Muri, Rarotonga, South Pacific
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“lagoon view, quiet, very clean, great service, pool, BBQ on site, fly screens on all windows, laundry service”
 of 5 bubbles Cher1973, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is unfortunate to say but if you are poor in mobility then this place is not for you due to access to bedrooms.”
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“Upstairs studios have balconies overlooking lagoon but longer way to pool/lagoon. Downstairs darker, no balcony but open onto lagoon side”
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