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Royale Takitumu

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PO Box 1031, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
Royale Takitumu
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we arrived we felt welcome. The staff were extremely helpful explained all the facilities. Don't count on great tv or radio, reception not too good, but who wants to watch tv on holidays. Ideal spot for a total relaxing holiday. Not crowded and we sometimes had the beach in front of the hotel to ourselves. Snorkeling was... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thanks so much for your amazing review (and great photos!) of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. It was great meeting you both, and we are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for your kind words about our amazing, friendly local staff, our unbeatable beachfront location, and our relaxed,... More 

Sydney
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completely fantastic. It is so great to go to a paradise that is not overrun by massive resorts. This was a villa resort (even the garden studios where really villas) with no kids and only about 12 or 15 villas so super private. Staff were excellent, place was clean, showers had good pressure and all the water is filtered straight... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your wonderful review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you both, and we are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Each of our 10 individual, thatched-roof Villas have amazing views of our quiet, pristine sandy beach and turquoise lagoon. And, with no large properties nearby, our... More 

Long Island, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed on Rarotonga for three nights in March. Our long flight arrived very early in the morning and the first place we drove to was Royale Takitumu. Mii greeted us with a smile and a drink and made us feel at home from the instant we arrived. The grounds are beautiful and constantly maintained. Plenty of... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your fantastic review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We love hearing that you enjoyed your stay, and we can't thank you enough for your kind words about Mii (she is definitely a guest favorite!), our grounds, our private individual thatched roof villas, and our unmatched beachfront setting. It was... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We loved the resort and Mii was fantastic service she provided every detail for our trip... We will be back in time .... Big thanks to every staff at the Resort.... We couldn't fault this resort everything is there .... Ah one thing if you people rely on TV then it may not be so great as it is only... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your lovely review of Royale Takitumu. It was great meeting you both! Thanks for your kind words about our property and about Mii, of whom we are so proud. We only wish that you could have stayed with us longer. Hopefully next time! Meitaki! More 

Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We have stayed for a week with no complaints whatsoever as there is no kids allowed that's a bonus .... It is peaceful for every couple who wants to stay on their own... Lovely staff lovely people this is paradise... A huge thanks to Mii who looks after our arrangements as we both are deaf. We will be back if... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your lovely review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you both, and we are pleased that you chose Royale Takitumu for your Rarotonga holiday. Thanks for your very kind words about our peaceful location, our wonderful team, Mii, and our little piece of paradise. We can't wait for you to... More 

Rothenburg, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We recently stayed for five nights. We were so relieved when our driver pulled into the driveway because most of the places we had passed on the way from the airport looked terrible! Royale T was clean, the grounds are well maintained, with a very cute pond with goldfish and koi. There was a couple of stairs into the reception... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your Very Nice review of Royale Takitumu. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed our rather secluded and private location. Sounds like it was just what you were looking for! Thanks for choosing Royale Takitumu, and we do hope to see you again, very soon. Meitaki! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our first trip to Rarotonga couldn't have been better and we would never stay anywhere else. Mi'i and her lovely team make you feel like part of their family and made island life for us perfect! From the first night where we were collected from the airport and greeted with champagne, taken to a beautiful restaurant where our table was... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

A great big Kia Orana to you and thank you so much for your Absolutely Perfect review of Royale Takitumu! Wow - what a lovely review. It was our pleasure meeting you and we were thrilled that you chose Royale Takitumu for your Rarotonga holiday. Thanks for your very kind words and thanks for sharing a bit with others about... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

we stayed here last March & it was our first time in Cook Islands, the hotel staff were so welcoming and lovely, we arrived late in the night so they took us to our rooms and asked us to meet them in the morning for a juice/coffee & a homemade muffin(amazing muffins by the way) so they could show us... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your amazing review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. It was great meeting you both, and we were so happy that you chose to stay with us for your Cook Islands holiday. Thanks for your very kind words about our amazing location, beautiful villas, and great service. As it is... More 

Flower Mound, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Just returned from Royale Takitumu and I can only describe it as a "jewel of the island". It was our 1st time to the Cooks and it is truly a beautiful place to stay/visit. You could not ask for a better person to help run the resort like Mii. She is truly helpful in any way with restaurants, car rentals,... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Danita and thank you for your awesome review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you, and we are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for your very kind words about Mii, our Villas, our amazing location and grounds, and the overall experience. It sounds like you had a truly remarkable Rarotonga... More 

Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stayed for a week at this resort and it was very relaxing. The staff are very accommodating and beyond friendly. You will feel at home from day one. The snorkeling is excellent right in front of the resort. Don't miss lunch at The Mooring. Bring bug spray for your ankles but only in the evenings while anywhere on the... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Frank and thank you so much for your fantastic review of Royale Takitumu. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope you returned home to Texas with warm memories of Rarotonga, Royale Takitumu, and our wonderful people. We do hope you return to visit us again very soon. Meitaki! More 

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