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Backpackers International

PO Box 878, Cook Islands
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May 7
May 8
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
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“big kitchen” (2 reviews)
“common areas” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great place to stay if your on a budget. I stayed for 4 nights in a single room and found the accommodation to be clean. I was picked up by Bill who was very lovely and accommodating. If I ever go back...More

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Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers International

Aw thank you, we're so happy you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to meeting you again if you're ever in this part of the world again. Safe travels and thank you again for your awesome review.

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The host forgot pick up us when we arrived airport at night , we waited a hour and taked taix , room was too small and dirty, bed was moldy, flea bited us, chicken was ululation always on midnight, we couldn't to sleep, no hot...More

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Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers International

Firstly, when guests book with us via booking engines, we send a standard email requesting check in information, this is so we can organise ourselves if there is an airport pick up needed, or to organise someone to be there to check in guests as...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I liked the affordability of the accommodation and my expectations were met for the room and living areas. The manager did her job to pick us up at the airport and give us information we needed and more. I enjoyed the people I met staying...More

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Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers International

Thank you for your honesty, with at least the first 2 sentences of your review. I am surprised you are still annoyed after all this time, as yes I did say we do refund your money. However, like the "Checkout Checklist" in all the rooms...More

Reviewed 25 March 2016

Staying at the backpackers was a fun time, I was one of the lucky ones Tisa actually picked up at the airport ;-) I booked in for the dorm and got a twin room, which I first shared with a guy and then with a...More

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Response from BBackpackCookIs, General Manager at Backpackers International

Thank you for your awesome and honest review. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us and good news, we got some new burners in the kitchen. We're currently, slowly renovating here and there, it's actually coming along quite well, island time, but still coming...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I spend about 12 days there. It was nice and simple with everything you need. A bed, a small cozy room (even dorm, only 2 or 3 people max), hot showers and kitchen. You have free transfer from the airport arriving from an international flight....More

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Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers International

Thank you for your honest and sweet review, glad you enjoyed the island life, simple. I know it can be a hassle when your rooms are close to the common area, we do try and remind everyone to keep their voices down, but I know....More

Aremango Guesthouse
159 reviews
#1 of 1 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Avarua
 
Vara's
149 reviews
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Kiikii Inn & Suites
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Atupa Orchid Units
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  • US$26 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 23
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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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"2 or 4 bed one or single (private) room with a queen size bed for $30. An absolutely good deal!"
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"Try to get the rooms to the back of the property, as half of the rooms have windows out towards the common..."
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