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Central Motel

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Avarua Cook Islands See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights at the Central Motel. Ronnie made us feel at home and had a very pleasant stay. Room comfy. Motel centrally located and a really nice cafe at the end of the street named Annie’s where we ate a couple of times.

Thank EKLynch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very homely. Friendly and attentive host wish I could remember his name. Great location. Pretty much in the middle of town and between two bus stops. Big room with microwave and cheap minibar We had a ground floor room Arrived at about 7am-ish with pre...More

Thank Bryan115
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We had a 2am Arrival on Rarotonga - Reliable pick up and taken straight to our room by Kiki. Met in the morning by Ronnie the Bestest Hostest we've ever met, He made our stay feel welcome and looked after us making us want to...More

Thank 3Raymarie469
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Enjoyed my stay here. Helpful friendly management and staff, great location and well set up. Manager helpful and easy to deal with. Rooms simple but pleasant. Easy walk to town and restaurants and supermarkets.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stayed at Central Motel during our week long trip to Rarotonga, and found Central Motel to perfectly meet our needs as budget travelers. The owner, Malcolm, was perfectly hospitable, even when I woke him up at 6:30 one morning for a last minute request...More

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Description
The Central Motel as it name implies, is in the centre of our main town Avarua. It is ideal for visiting consultants, business people, company representatives and tourists who like to be in town and still only a More short bus,scooter,bike or car ride to fabulous beaches.We have 14 rooms and a small conference room. Our rooms have IDD phones, T.V's, fridges, toasters, kettles, mini bars, tea/coffee making facilities, fans and en-suite.There is a Spa pool to cool off in after meetings or just to cool off!We also have our own WiFi facilities for guests.The Central Motel is only 10 minutes from the airport and is within easy walking distance of most government offices/agencies, shops, restaurants, café, banks and museum and libraries. We can arrange car/scooter hire, tours and outer Island flights and tours. We have airport transfers and all our guests are met personally. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$80 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$80 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
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Questions & Answers
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Lorraine B
24 March 2017|
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Response from Malcolm L | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine Brock. I don,t have a reservation for you???? Malcolm
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Room Tips
"First floor is better and quieter."
AroundtheWorld61
8 Sep 2017
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"I would advise choosing the upper floor for more privacy"
veroniquel582
16 Apr 2017
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"Get the rooms with air conditioning as an option."
AlanBart
23 Mar 2015
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"Ask for an air-conditioned room if you prefer this - some rooms are, some have fans only."
GMDNZ
19 Jun 2014
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