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    The Islander Hotel

    | Main Road, Panama Beachfront, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
    011 682 21 003
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (108)
    Dining (15)
    Room & Suite (13)
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good34%
    • Average29%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Conference Facilities
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 192 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    On the one hand absolutely awesome customer service. Special mention to Naomi, David, Lafala, Mama Ina. On the other hand a few grumpy staff members who were reminded to speak nicely when talking to inhouse guests who must have looked like locals and not your...More

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    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    Hop step and a jump from the airport (yup we just walked across the road lol) Friendly welcome from staff at 2am ... beds are comfy, room was clean, breakfast was great and staff were very helpful ... thanks again

    Thank WalkersNZ5
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 12 September 2017

    Thank you for staying with us.

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    Friendly staff, good food at restaurant, rooms OK, BUT even though they have put in double glazing, the thumping noise from the bar music is still audible - till 11.30 each night. My complaint was with the very bright spot lights which easily illuminated the...More

    Thank Sydney_sleeper
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 12 September 2017

    Thank you for your review. Our lighting arrangement has been resolved - all garden & beachfront spot lights now turn off at midnight. Our live band at the Hula Bar operates 9-11pm (2-hours per night except Sundays); and the Hula Bar shuts down at 11.30pm....More

    Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

    This place is great for a last minute mean before your flight home to NZ Had a hankering for the last fish meal on Raro for a while so dropped into The Islander Ordered the grilled game fish that came with a kumera (sweet potato)...More

    Thank McTravel73
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 3 September 2017

    Thank you having lunch with us before flying home. See you again soon!

    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    We arrived into Rarotonga late in the evening so this suited us to stay here as it's across the road from the airport. The price was fine and the service was good. The standard was basic. We have the buffet breakfast and it was fine...More

    1  Thank dalehenders0n
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 28 August 2017

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. Wee are pleased you enjoyed your overnight stay with us. Kia Manuia.

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    • 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
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$133 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • Aquarius Rarotonga Avarua
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    Traveller (108)
    Dining (15)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Pool & Beach (8)
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    The Waffle Shack
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    Le Rendez-Vous
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    Hula Bar
    110 reviews
    .04 km away
    The Islander Restaurant
    214 reviews
    .01 km away
    Nearby Attractions
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    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.
    28 January 2017|
    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    We have deferred our renovations to December 2017. We have reopened rooms for sale throughout the year. Thank you.
    Zaynah K
    2 December 2016|
    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    Yes - you can book online
    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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