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    The Islander Hotel

    | Main Road, Panama Beachfront, Avarua 0682, Cook Islands
    011 682 21 003
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
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    Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 195 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Ended up at The Islander before meeting one of our party off a flight. Had seen the Hula Bar advertised and expected there to be a young lively, maybe noisy crowd there. Instead it was really calm and lovely. Bar staff girls were friendly, even...More

    2  Thank ArtyKiwi
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Straight across the road from the airport so it's very handy as I fly out to the outer islands. Basic rooms with air con which really helps but your can't alter it if you want for some reason, great kitchen to order food and 3.50...More

    2  Thank kuki682
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked in to The Islander for a half night before our 1am departure from Rarotonga back home out of pure convenience to the airport (2min walk). What we weren't expecting was a beautifully pre-air conditioned room, super comfy beds & pillows and the most...More

    Thank Ashlea B
    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    On the one hand absolutely awesome customer service. Special mention to Naomi, David, Lafala, Mama Ina. On the other hand a few grumpy staff members who were reminded to speak nicely when talking to inhouse guests who must have looked like locals and not your...More

    Thank 3Raymarie469
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Kia Orana. It was a pleasure to look after your family for your 12 day holiday on Rarotonga. Kia Manuia.

    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    Hop step and a jump from the airport (yup we just walked across the road lol) Friendly welcome from staff at 2am ... beds are comfy, room was clean, breakfast was great and staff were very helpful ... thanks again

    Thank WalkersNZ5
    Response from RPTE, Owner at The Islander HotelResponded 12 September 2017

    Thank you for staying with us.

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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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 127 - US$ 161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • Aquarius Rarotonga Avarua ,
    • The Islander Hotel Rarotonga/Avarua, Cook Islands
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    Traveller (109)
    Dining (15)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Pool & Beach (8)
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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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    Response from RPTE | Property representative |
    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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