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Ranginui's Retreat

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Ootu Beach, Arutanga Cook Islands See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ranginui's are basic bungalows right on the water. The rooms are clean and tidy which a double bed, kitchenette and shower with eco drop toilet. We didn't experience any hassles or smells with the toilet - just remember to keep the lid closed. We were...More

Date of stay: October 2016
3  Thank mrandmrsbeas
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Not a five star but it has everything you need. If you don't spend alot of time sitting in your room then this provides a good place to sleep, cheap, clean, good service. Steve helped us get lagoon tours when our regular tour cancelled. He...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank riwhite
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Ranginui's Retreat has 8 bungalows complete with ensuite and kitchen to be fully self-catering. All bungalows face the retreat's beach. You can use the sea kayaks to explore this part of the lagoon. With lots of sandbanks around it is really safe to explore the...More

Date of stay: July 2016
3  Thank OzyMike
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The best thing about staying here is by far the location. Over looking a beautiful lagoon where you can go paddle boarding and kayaking, they are free to use - another plus point! The actual bungalow is basic but we had everything we needed to...More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank misskatiem88
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the ranginui sunset for 6 night and was a good place to stay, there are 3 villa/cabins right on the beach and the best place to snorkel on the island, you will need to hire scooters or a car as town is...More

Date of stay: February 2016
2  Thank AaronP848
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Description
Ranginui's Retreat Aitutaki accommodation is comprised of 8 self catering beachfront bungalows sleeping a maximum of 3 Adults each or 2 adults and 2 small children. Each bungalow accommodation offers Queen More size beds ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water, in room fans, kitchenette with fridge, microwave, cook top, utensils, rain water fountain and tea / coffee facilities and fully screened rooms. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Refrigerator in room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 66 - US$ 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ranginui`s Retreat Hotel Aitutaki
,
Ranginuis Retreat Hotel Aitutaki
,
Ranginuis Retreat Aitutaki
,
Ranginui's Retreat Aitutaki, South Pacific
Location
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 66 - US$ 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ranginui`s Retreat Hotel Aitutaki
,
Ranginuis Retreat Hotel Aitutaki
,
Ranginuis Retreat Aitutaki
,
Ranginui's Retreat Aitutaki, South Pacific
Location
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
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Pool & Beach (18)
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rossconz1
29 October 2016|
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No wi-fi.
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"We loved the beachfront bungalow--nice views of estuary/lagoon"
DSW882
1 Oct 2017
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"We were in the first cabin off the road - it was good"
Sue687
30 Aug 2017
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"Beachfront Bungalow furthest away from main office (no one walking in front)"
erh1121
15 Jun 2017
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"Garden rooms are fine"
ChristinaG759
26 Apr 2017
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