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    Rarotonga Backpackers

    PO Box 3103, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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    • Very good40%
    • Average11%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible8%
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    1 - 5 of 165 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    As far as hostels go...this is easily a 5/5! It’s right on the beach, they offer beach front elevated suites, individual cabins set just back from the beach, and both private and dorm style rooms in the main house. There is a clean pool on...More

    Thank BostonPizzaBanff
    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    We are staying at a Rarotonga Backpackers bungalow offsite. Cannot recommend it more highly. Paul, the owner, is incredibly helpful and accommodating. If you're visiting Raro you cannot find a better place to stay...!☺

    1  Thank LorenzNelson
    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    Lovely and peaceful place where to stay, to relax and meet travellers from all over the world. Wonderful location, the front beach is absolutely fantastic and if you keep watching in the right season you can spot humpback whales.

    Thank beachhouse2016
    Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

    I stayed in this hostel back in 2002 after they just opened. Wonderfull location and good hostel. The owners picked you up from the airport and were very welcoming. Even did a pubcrawl on rarotonga. Good memories and beautifull island

    Thank Het69
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    The facilities provided by Rarotonga Backpackers in terms of direct access to the beach, fresh coconuts and a porch etc. are great. Our room was a bit smelly and moist (no fan or outlet of any kind in the attached bathroom), we were able to...More

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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
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    • Number of rooms
    • 63
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    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Arorangi
    • Also Known As
    • Rarotonga Backpackers Hotel Arorangi ,
    • Rarotonga Backpackers Cook Islands - Arorangi
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    "Unit we had was private. At Backpackers there were also beachfront s/c units"
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    "Beach Huts were the best, views and shade!"
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    "bungalows are all equal in quality."
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    "Beachfront room would have better views. Dormitories more affordable"
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