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    The Islander Hotel

    Beach Road, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
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    12/08/2017 13/08/2017
    US$138
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
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    • Average30%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 August 2016

    We went there for dinner. Food was great. There was a live band playing and following day a rave with lots of beer and music. Great place to go to have fun. Island night was super fun! A great place to party and meet lot...More

    Thank Doley T
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 18 August 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your meals & entertainment with us. We provide a great place for locals and visitors to meet, eat, drink, and be merry on a beachfront setting. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    Stayed one night. View over pool was corrugated iron due to poolside upgrade. Room fronted directly onto bar which was open till midnight, then partying in the next door room till 2.am. If you want to be at the bar all night then OK -...More

    Thank James M
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 18 August 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. The corrugated iron is gone. The new pool pavilion on the waterfront is breathtakingly beautiful. We have started our room sound proofing project - the results are very very quiet. Kia Manuia.

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    Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

    Stayed one night to be close to the airport,flying out at 2.25 am to Auckland.It was a Friday.party central very noisy,ideal for the younger set.renovations taking place,pool unavailable.Hotel ok,large rooms,comfortable beds.staff helpful.More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 1 August 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. Our renovations have commenced with the outdoor dining area and will move to rooms where windows will be replaced with 'sound-proof' glass to make all rooms very quiet. Hotel interiors will be upgraded with a departure from the...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    Came here for the Island Night. Fabulous entertainment and great food. The majority of us are vegetarians and we certainly didn't go hungry! We had a great night out with the family and left thoroughly happy!More

    Thank Jill S
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 29 July 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your Island Night & Cultural Show experience with us. Our island-inspired buffet menu features 'farm to plate' and 'sea to plate' delicacies that are fused with flavour and made with a...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2016

    We recently had two lunch time meals at the Islander Hotel. Their Tuna Tataki was easily the best meal both myself and my husband had during our stay in Rarotonga. We ate as a family of 4 and both times everyone enjoyed every meal. The...More

    Thank Heidi2113
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 23 July 2016

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read your family enjoyed your meals on two occasions at the Islander Hotel. Our new waterfront dining pavilion will make the Islander Restaurant the largest waterfront dining space on Rarotonga! Kia Manuia.

    Club Raro
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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$141 - US$184 (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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    • Rarotonga >
    • 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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    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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