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The Islander Hotel

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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average28%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This excellently priced lunch buffet was tasty and a good selection - the usual suspects - salad greens , potato salad , a roast pumpkin, steamed rice, a beef dish, a chicken curry, and pork spareribs . The usual rules - fill your plate and...More

1  Thank Taina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Islander for a night and it exceeded our expectations. We were able to check in early and check out without any extra cost. The Hula Bar was great with$3.50 Heinekens - a great place to unwind too prior to flying home...More

Thank Mike66NZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. The main attraction for the hotel is the location - right next to the airport (you could walk in 5 minutes). It is also home to the 'Hula Bar' - a popular drinking spot. But therein lies the problem.......More

Thank DexterD2013
Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We will be upgrading our rooms this year and installing noise cancelling glass to ensure a quiet sleep.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Islander just for one night as we arrived in Rarotonga late on a rainy Friday night and were catching the 10.30am flight to Aitutaki the next day. The hotel is perfectly situated for this kind of stay being just a couple...More

1  Thank gernita24
Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Our live band plays for 2 hours per day closing at 11.30pm.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Was at the bar on Sun for beer before i fly out.. Bar person said i had to order some food with beer so i order some chips. 3.5 for beer 7.5 for bowl chips. Same time (when she was getting my change served anothe...More

Thank gto271
Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Sunday trading law requires meals to be consumed with beverages. Sunday is very busy and food delays would have been encountered. Mixed up meals is a result of the staff member not inputting your name on the order. We have...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$95 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Avarua
#2 Business Hotel in Avarua
#3 Great View Hotel in Avarua
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$95 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Avarua
#2 Business Hotel in Avarua
#3 Great View Hotel in Avarua
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (137)
Room & Suite (21)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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kiwiifruit
15 August 2018|
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Response from gernita24 | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast had all kinds of items such as bacon, scrambled egg, beans, fruit, pancakes... The bar closed about 11pm when we stayed (a rainy Friday night) I think check out was 10am but we checked out earlier as we had a... More
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bellacabo
29 May 2018|
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Response from RPTE | Property representative |
Yes - you can. No charge. Just order food and beverages and enjoy your last day on Rarotonga before your fly home.
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bellacabo
29 May 2018|
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Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
Yep. They charge you to hold your bags and then you can use the facilities. 5 bucks from memory
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"Don't stay here"
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"All rooms look out onto the outside bar, so one is no better than another"
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"Room 9 was fine :)"
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