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Royale Takitumu

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PO Box 20, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
Royale Takitumu
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Matthew Nicole C Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Rothenburg, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 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 

Huntington Beach, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Takitumu Villas for 6 days in January. This was our second trip to the Cooks and our first time staying here. The trip was for my wife's birthday, she could have chosen to go anywhere in the world and she picked here :-). Upon arrival, Mii greeted us with a fruity drink and... More 

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

Kia Orana Ryan & Jacque and thanks so much for your lovely review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you, and thank you so much for your very kind words about our resort (and in particular Mii!). We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we most certainly hope that you return... More 

Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Royale Takitumu was an excellent choice. The villas provided a home away from home feel for the four nights my two daughters (25, 27) and I stayed.The location was great and falling asleep while hearing the waves crash against the reef was re living childhood memories. The hotel is ideally situated with the bus stop as you walk out onto... More 

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

Kia Orana and thank you for your amazing review of Royale Takitumu. it warms our hearts when we read guest responses like yours, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was indeed our pleasure meeting you and your daughters, and we are so happy that you all had a great time. Thanks so much... More 

Treviso, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The villas were nice and the kitchen well equipped.The jacuzzi was working perfectly but the tv and the mp/dvd player were not really working.Fantastic beach often nobody around but.....the cleaning was not every day and the reception was opened only in the morning from 9 to 12, after that you were on your own.....for a late check out we were... More 

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

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We are so appreciative of your kinds words about our Villas and our fantastic beach. Please note that we do not advertise Royale Takitumu as a Resort. We are not a full-service Resort, but rather a Villa property, with ten, private, individual... More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Royale Takitumu was everything we hoped for and more! As first time visitors to Rarotonga (Sept/Oct 2014), we wanted a special, intimate place to stay, and somewhere it would be easy to find out what to do. The villa was fabulous, and we actually enjoyed not being right on the beachfront as it was only about 8 more steps,... More 

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

Kia Orana Peter & Nicola and thank you so much for your Fabulous review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you, and we are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are honored that you chose to stay with us at Royale Takitumu for your first visit to Rarotonga (and first overseas visit!) -... More 

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