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Club Raro

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1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the club Raro for a 5 day visit. Found the accommodation very basic,but we were there on business. Staff were very friendly and typically laid back. Scooter and car hire very reasonable and you can easily drive around the island in a hour. The local delicacy of raw fish is Devine and all food was of a very...

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Charleen H, Manager at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana leethelifter, Thank you for your comments. Lovely to hear you enjoyed you stay and glad to hear the staff where friendly. Our excellent food is nothing shy of full satisfaction which I believe is very important for our visitors. Please feel free to come again and take advantage of our return guests specials we have installed for you....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Arrived at Club Raro, front desk not very helpful, had to make 2 trips taking bags to the room-no help offered, were not told how to use air con, when enquired about upgrading to a Lagoon room as advertised on their blackboard at the front desk, was told to go on line! Thankfully the groundsman Clark, the barman Tuta and...

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Charleen H, Manager at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana jprimo2015, Thank you for your valued comments. With your comments, I have implements a full training program for all teams, which will assist the staff in their service provision to our guests. This black board has been removed from front office, and a more effective procedure has been set in place for staff to give an instant response...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2015

got a free room upgrade to an ocean view, fantastic, good breakfast, very friendly staff,only the shower was just a trickle, it did not worry us too much since there was a water shortage on the island

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Charleen H, Manager at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana 2234787, Thank you for your reply. Congratulations on returning after 33 years!! I'm glad you enjoyed your upgrade to the lagoon front rooms. They are our premium rooms that offers comfortable super King Beds with a fantastic view of the Pacific Ocean. As a return guest, we cherish your loyalty and hope to see you again. Please feel...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We stayed at Club Raro for 10 nights 2nd Nov - 11th Nov this year. I had stayed at Club Raro by myself earlier in the year in March 2015. It was so lovely to see the staff there again and best of all the fantastic bookings co-ordinator Millie remembered my name and she had organised for us to have...

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Charleen H, Manager at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana Trish T, What an amazing trip you had!! Well Done! Allow me to thank you for your awesome feedback. Im glad you enjoyed the lovely touches of paradise we all love. Since your visit, we have assessed all Air Conditioners in the past 2 weeks and the ones of concern have been replaced instantly. You comments helps us...

Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Stunning location! (Close to town too) Stayed 6 nights beachfront & loved my room.. Cosy bed, small fridge, air con, amazing view! Front desk staff were very helpful, the poolside bar staff were amazing! (Thanks Tuta & Annie!) The cocktail/beer range was fantastic & the fact it has the only poolside bar on the island is a huge bonus! A...

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Charleen H, Manager at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana Thesummerkoash, Thank you for your kind comments. Im so glad you enjoyed your holiday. We have just introduced a new concept. The only Rum Bar in Rarotonga!! Come check it out on your next holiday to Rarotonga OK!! Also access your return guests specials. Regards Charleen Heather Operations Manager

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The staff were extremley friendly stayed for 5 nights only bad side i had was the cleaniness of the room. Housekeeping only changed our sheets once the whole time we were there and that was only because i stripped the linen off the bed. Amenties were never restocked and we had to keep asking reception for toilet paper. apart from...

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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Staff were incredibly friendly and helped us out a lot when we had questions. Rooms were tidy. Not much but was what I expected for the price I was paying. The aircon was loud but didn't bother me. Bothered my friend who was a light sleeper though. Pool was a tad gross as we later found out it was because...

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Stayed 5 nights,just had a refurbish and the rooms were nice but not extravagant but value for money; it included daily breakfast, which was very good.All staff were friendly and helpful but you had to speak to them first; then they would open up to you.the fijeon barman was very friendly and great at what he did.the pool was very...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Very friendly staff, (especially the barman, unfortunately I cant remember his name). The BEST chicken pizza id had in a long time. it was quite and private and considering the usual prices in Raro Club Raro was very inexpensive food n all. Will be going back.

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Reviewed 17 November 2015

stayed at club raro for 6 nights, staff where very friendly, swim up bar is great, pool is nice and warm, but a bit small. rooms are basic but you dont need much because you are hardly in your room, the other downside was the beds where a little uncomfortable as you can feel the springs in your back, the...

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana jess11388, Thanks you for your feedback. Your comments will help us to pinpoint some concerning areas. Since you visit,we have since maintained the shower you are referring to with new fittings. We have also introduced new beds to most of the rooms which will make a huge difference. Its great to hear back from you and we will...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kia orana from all of us at Club Raro, We love what we do and what our resort offers. From the early 1990's we have been delivering great holidays, weddings and events for our guests and we welcome you to our friendly, sensibly priced resort that suits all who want an excellent value for money experience in the Cook Islands. Our stunning views off the lagoon front, make the ideal setting for a fantastic relaxing point for all meals and cocktails.Conveniently located just 5 minutes from Avarua township, 8 minutes from popular Muri Beach, and 10 minutes from Rarotonga International Airport, Club Raro Resort is a great place to base yourself and explore the island of Rarotonga, or take some time out to relax with a good book, refreshing cocktail and the welcoming friendliness that will have you coming back time and time again. Club Raro is a friendly Resort offering 68 guestrooms ranging from Standard Rooms: Comfortable and tidy these rooms offer great value for money. We can configure these rooms to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks. With a small patio for you, a ceiling fan and air con this room type is a great low cost option. Poolside Rooms Framing our pool these rooms are a popular option with a small patio overlooking the gardens and pool area they are a perfect option for couples, families, and group stays. With ceiling fans and air con these rooms are comfortable and we can configure to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks. Self-Contained Rooms these rooms are limited and fill up quickly. A simple and convenient space again another great value room with air-con a kitchenette and a shared courtyard set in the gardens it really works for our budget savvy guests. We can configure these rooms to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks. Our studio apartments are an excellent option for our guests who want a good deal and are perhaps a larger family or a group of friends or someone who is thinking of staying a little longer. We can configure these rooms to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks and with ceiling fans , air con, and a kitchenette your stay is comfortable and affordable. The premium Lagoon front Rooms with a view of the Pacific Ocean these rooms are our premium and well liked by all. They are a studio style bedroom with a Super King bed, with air-con and a spacious bathroom, a private patio that overlooks the sun decks the Lagoon and the Ocean. Heaven! All rooms are comfortable with an interior decor that reflects a Polynesian, tropical influence. All rooms feature:• Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • IDD phone • T.V• Refrigerator • Tea/Coffee making facilities• Private bathroom with shower • Daily housemaid servicing Self-Contained rooms feature:• Kitchenette (cook top, microwave) • Daily housemaid servicing. RESTAURANT & FACILITIES We think part of the joy of being on holiday is not having to cook so dining out is something we can make easy for you. Our Chef and kitchen staff are talented and have created great menus that offer excellent choices that incorporate fresh local produce. Couple great food with Happy Hours with great deals on Cocktails, Mocktails and beverages your stay at Club Raro is just what we say it is - an excellent value for money experience in the Cook Islands Our Food is delicious and reasonably priced! We have an a la carte Menu running that offers a brilliant combination of local and international food. You can dine in our Palms restaurant or take a table along our waterfront and poolside areas. We also have a Tapa's menu that RUMBA offers from 4pm - 9pm. Club Raro offers plenty of options for you so if you are one of our in-house guests or just decided to pop in and try and our menu we welcome you. If you're lucky during May to October you may see the humpback whales on their migration through the Pacific, swimming right past Club Raro Resort! Guests of all ages will enjoy the convenience of resort facilities and services which include:• Alfresco dining over looking the lagoon • Happy hour daily from 5-7pm Sunday-Friday and all day Saturday, includes $10 cocktails • Swimming pool with swim-up pool bar • Toddlers pool • Car, Scooter or Bicycle Hire• Tour desk • Pool table & Table tennis• Internet booth • Wi-Fi internet access • Currency exchange• 24 hour security • Guest laundry • Postal service • Free on-site parking Also available:• Snorkeling gear • Reef shoes• Tennis equipment For more details, contact our friendly team. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Club Raro

Address: PO Box 483 | Tupapa, Avarua, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $122 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Club Raro 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Club Raro Hotel Avarua
Raro Hotel Avarua
Raro Resort Avarua
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“Go to the fishing club just two doors down for a dinner!”
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“Make sure you get one with air con that works!”
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“Pool view or lagoon view.”
  • Bathroom was dirty.
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