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Backpackers International

57 reviews
PO Box 878, Cook Islands
Traveller (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
Room & Suite (4)
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“big kitchen”(2 reviews)
“common areas”(2 reviews)
“down the road”(4 reviews)
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I stayed at backpackers international hostel in Rarotonga from 17 December to 20 December 2017. The place was pretty empty since it was right before Christmas. I guess this might be because they don't allow children. My room was a single. It was clean and...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Had a fantastic experience at the Backpackers international! The place is really close to an amazing beach, restaurants and supermarkets (not exactly a big one, but you can find all the essentials there!). Staff were always helpful and super nice (Tisa is awesome! :). I...More

Thank Phyllipy C
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you so much for the awesome review, we did have lots of fun didn't we. You'll have to come back and visit. Cheers

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Its the cheapest place to stay on the Island, you get what you pay for / its basic but has everything you need:) Got to meet some lovely travellers here...Location is perfect!! beach across the road, awesome takeaways / convienient store and ice cream shop...More

Thank Rosina60
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed our laid back island living and great news, we've now got a booster installed for the wifi so you can get wifi in all the rooms now. Yeehaw

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We could not choose better accommodation on Rarotonga! Of coarse, it is not five star hotel, so you have to count with basic facilities. But everything was cleaned properly every day. Room was simple but, you are not in paradise to spend the time in...More

1  Thank Sarishek
Reviewed 21 September 2017

In need of a handyman and some TLC yet It's got everything one needs to get by in a tropical paradise. Great value for money and a big CHEERS 🍻To Bill who added value to our stay on the island as well. I recommend the...More

1  Thank Mzbatt
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US$14 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$14 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (1)
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"my sister and I had a twin share room"
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"Anywhere upstairs is preferable to down stairs (mosquitoes) πŸ˜–"
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"Private rooms are equally priced as two dorm beds, consider this."
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"please just avoid altogether"
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