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The Residence

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Private luxury home rental in Rarotonga Cook Islands. Dramatic hillside location.
Gourmet kitchen with all the tools you need.
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
5 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Residence is privacy defined, with a dramatic hillside location and boasting breathtaking views of Rarotonga's finest stretch of white sand beach and lagoon. While embracing the privacy and seclusion of The Residence, you will also enjoy access to Rarotonga’s finest white sand beaches, snorkelling and kayaking amongst the fabulous marine life in the turquoise lagoon. The personal care from the attentive staff who will cheerfully assist you with all of your dining and activity bookings, general information, and special requests.
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Check in time is 2.00 pm (early check in is available at 10:00 am – contact us for details) Check out time is 10.00 am (late check out is available up to 6:00 pm – contact us for details) Minimum stay of 5 nights is required Visa and Mastercard accepted Persons 16 and over are welcome No pets are allowed in The Residence Smoking is not permitted inside The Residence All Rates and additional charges, if any, are quoted in New Zealand Dollars and include Government taxes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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Meet the host
Bill R
Hosting since April 2017
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (4)
Rob1219758
Rob1219758
Cable Bay, New Zealand6 contributions
The  Residence is very private but only 10 minutes to a nice restaurant and beach. You will need a car. When i arrived it took less then 30 seconds to realize i had made the right choice. The place was spotless and had a welcome pack of groceries to get me started. Reasons to stay here? The location, the architectural design, the 5 star furnishings and appliances, the million dollar view, the roar of the surf while watching huge waves curl and crash on the reef, the abundance of fruit growing in a wonderful tropical setting, the beautiful pool lit up at night, your neighbors are chickens and lizards ,the only music you will hear is your own. Bill and daughter Amber with husband Jared organized everything including a car as Jared runs a business renting cars. I toughed it out for 29 days, it never got old. Book it now!
Visited May 2022
Written 10 June 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Caroline C
Caroline C
73 contributions
This is a beautiful house with a gorgeous view. Host very helpful. You will need a car to go further afield but it’s only a 12 min walk to the ocean. So peaceful up in the hills. House very well appointed. Pool a little cold at this time of year but not a complaint. Would stay again here. Recommend.
Visited July 2019
Written 15 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
TRR1000
TRR1000
Thanks for the review. We would love to have you and the family return and glad you all enjoyed your vacation on Rarotonga.
Written 27 July 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

SEASPREE
SEASPREE
Chilliwack, Canada137 contributions
This was our second time staying at The Residence and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The home is lovely, airy and bright and immaculate. You are at the top of the road so it is nice and private and quiet, well except for the odd rooster or hen:):) There is everything you need in the kitchen. When you arrive there is a welcome basket for you. We would recommend staying here. Bill, the owner is very welcoming and ensures all is well during your stay.
Visited March 2018
Written 1 May 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Tim & Betsy H
Tim & Betsy H
5 contributions
This house is as beautiful as the photos! The home is very comfortable with a huge kitchen and plush sofas to relax on in the living room. We look forward to coming back many more times!
Visited March 2018
Written 3 April 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby
Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Residence

The Residence is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Residence has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Residence has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Residence must last at least 5 nights. See all property details.