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    The Islander Hotel

    Beach Road, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We arrived at The Islander for Sunday morning brunch just after 10.30am and were promptly seated. The waitress advised of the all you can eat buffet for $20 however we politely declined and stated that we’d prefer fresh cooked food so ordered big breakfasts off...More

    Thank Darren S
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. Our breakfast menu options comprise different items to our breakfast buffet. Eggs: scrambled on buffet vs. cooked to order for menu. Sausages: chicken mini sausages on buffet vs. fried 'spicy chorizo sausages' for menu. Hash browns: not available...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Islander Hotel suited us for an overnight stay to connect with an early morning flight - just a 2 minute walk across the road. The receptionist Naomi was really helpful and we were able to store a bag (for a fee) while we were...More

    Thank sezwatson
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your short stay with us. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Kind of dumpy place to stay. Just the basics. Convenient because it's close to the airport, but nothing to write home about. You could get off of your plane, grab your suitcase, and literally walk across the street to the hotel. The breakfast buffet is...More

    Thank QueenM
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. The Islander Hotel is listed as a 3.5 star property. Our breakfast buffet has been upgraded to feature new hot items at no extra cost to inhouse guests. Blankets are located in the wardrobe. Our bathrooms feature clean...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This place is an easy place to be, in fact its where you would go while you wait to fly home. food is not fine dinning but it is very good and very well priced. I would recommend the Hula bar as the drinks are...More

    Thank Rizzla33
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia Orana, thank you for your review. Our meals are fresh, fun, tasty and affordable. Hula Bar is cheaper because there is no service - you have to buy and collect from the bar. The inside restaurant bar provides table service. We will be opening...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    Went for dinner as recommended and didn't disappoint. Service exemplary and had a few starters in the Hula Bar before moving on to dinner. Wine selection reasonable but cant praise the seafood enough. Fresh and not overcooked. Highly recommendedMore

    Thank Te_Kiteroa_Lodge_NZ
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We buy fresh seafood daily and our chefs are well versed in cooking seafood beautifully. If we sell a bottle of wine for NZD35, you will buy the same bottle in other restaurants for NZD55 - on average....More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$139 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • Aquarius Rarotonga Avarua
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    wyotravels
    2 April 2017|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We will still be open. Our expansion plans involve building more rooms upwards. General guest areas won't be affected. You are welcome to join us at the hotel.
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    loshell
    28 January 2017|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We have deferred our renovations to December 2017. We have reopened rooms for sale throughout the year. Thank you.
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    Zaynah K
    2 December 2016|
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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    Yes - you can book online
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    Room Tips
    "If you can afford a little more than backbacking, this would be the place."
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    "Get a beachfront room"
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    "If you want ocean view, you'll have to put up with noise from band/bar else get rooms facing street"
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    "As we were only there the one night I have no idea if there are quieter rooms available"
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