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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
Sally P Melbourne, Australia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

we lot upgraded from the studio hotel room to the 2 bedroom villa and it would beautiful. so much room in the villa, beautiful views out to the lagoon. the beach was beautiful right out the front of the villas - great for swimming and snorkelling. Villa location was great, with small supermarket right across the road. nice clean rooms... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Thank you to all staff at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. We were looked after so well from the evening we arrived until we left yesterday. Nothing was a bother to them. The room was very comfortable and spacious and was very clean and comfortable. The unit was serviced daily. The view from our deluxe studio was amazing. I would recommend... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

When we first arrived to the hotel they made us feel welcome. It was excellent way they run the Hotel. I enjoyed i every single minute. The best! I can really recommend a stay in this hotel. They make you feel special.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed in 302 and found the room to be really good, the views are spectacular as you look over the ocean. The hotel is located on one of the best beaches on the island, it is sandy and you don't need reef shoes. It is in a really good location, right beside Little Polynesian, which do beautiful meals and... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Been dying to get back to Raro for some time now and thanks to a great Grabaseat deal I made the most of it. It was great to be back at Moana Sands in a familiar environment. It's comfortable, clean accommodation on the best stretch of beach. Even better now that they have their own transport from the airport to... More

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

When we arrived at the hotel there was only one other couple staying and we feared the worst, but eventually a few other people arrived and we had a very pleasant stay. Our room was on the ground floor and the patio doors opened onto a wooden deck and then straight onto the white sand, palm fringed beach with fairly... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

we have stayed 3 tines at Moana Sands Hotel and wont be back. They have not replied to emails explaining the shabby conditions. staff are excellent but owner needs a wake up to improve the sub standard living conditions, old blood stains on wall, filthy rails up stairs, linen shabby and worn out ends of sheets, chairs on deck need... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Rarotonga was not only a beautiful place with beautiful beaches , it also had the nicest people. Staying at Moana sands villas was very comfortable , the accommodation was clean! spacious and in a stunning location.It was all complimented by friendly staff..Marilyn and Marshall went out of their way to make our stay comfortable.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Moana sands beach front hotel was only a bit better then a back packers. The staff were not friendly at all and when we were to leave back home(thank god) the staff member took us in 3 hours before our flight so he could go home due to being the only ones departing on this night. this left us with... More

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North Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

for a more relaxing fun and memorable holiday. We had friends who stayed at the other moana sands but they all liked our Taikura apartment the best out of all! The beachfront villas are also very nice. I will definately be back!!

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Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas 3*
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Moana Sands Beachfront Titikaveka
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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Titikaveka

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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is located at Titikaveka on the southern coast of the island. There are six ground floor beachfront studios, six first floor beachfront studios & five top floor deluxe beachfront studios. We have four sets of interconnecting rooms (two on ground floor & two on first floor). All rooms are ABSULOTE beachfront, each with its own private balcony. Snorkelling equipment, Kayaks & beach towels are complimentary to guests. All rooms have a small kitchenette, LCD TV’s with SKY, air-conditioning & are all non-smoking. We have a hotel BBQ on the beach that is available for guests to use otherwise The Pawpaw Patch Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast & Dinner, seven days a week.Moana Sands Beachfront Villas are located at Vaimaanga, a five mins drive away from Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. There are six villas; three on the ground floor & three upstairs. Each villa has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. All villas are ABSOLUTE beachfront, each with its own patio or balcony, Modern kitchen, Spacious open-plan lounge/dining, TV/DVD/Music System/ipod dock/Sky TV/Wifi internet. Guests have access to complimentary snorkelling gear, kayaks & beach towels. Units are fully serviced six days per week & guests are provided with a Complimentary breakfast starter pack on arrival. A BBQ on the beach is available for guests to use. All villas are air-conditioned and non-smoking. ... more   less 
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