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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Titikaveka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Awesome location right on the beach and the best snorkelling spot . Lovely friendly , helpful staff and handy to have restaurant on site for breakfast and some dinners. Had everything we needed room clean, not ultra modern but very presentable . definitely recommend this hotel and located on one of the nicer parts of the Island .

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed at the Moana Sands Villas. These villas were absolutley beautiful inside and out. The main lounge had a sliding door which went out onto a concrete area which had seating and coffee table. This area then went out onto a sandy garden, BBQ area where you could lounge around on sun loungers, have bbq's with the guests in... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

great location , hotel needs some love but is ok. Biggest let down is the bathroom taps squirt you and the cleaners don't clean showers very well at all , we still had soap ends from last people in sower EWWL!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My husband and I spent two weeks at the Cook Islands,we did'nt know what to except,because there is'nt much publicity here in Far North Queensland about the islands. We were in for a surprise and ended up having a great holidays,the staff at the hotel were so kind, James with his big smile and always ready to help,The girls on... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here at the hotel for a week just recently, had an amazing time, had a ground floor room which opened straight on to the beach, fantastic!! Staff were great, friendly, more than willing to help and make suggestions. Only thing that I would change is the bed, very soft and even though it was a king bed, it was... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We arrived in Rarotonga for our first ever 'island getaway' holiday and our first trip away with our 8 month old son. Unfortunately we had average weather for most of our holiday, but we could still sit in our room and watch the rain on the water. We had adjoining ground floor rooms which were perfect. We could send the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I was fortunate to have a sneak look in both the Villa's and the hotel- wow what an inviting peace of paradise wrapping itself around the golden sands in a divine setting. The Sands Restaurant was the highlight of my time in the Cooks. We were greeted by a charming matre'di and taken to our table- starched table napkins, fragrant... More 

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New Zealand
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Having been to Rarotonga before we thought we would try somewhere we hadn't stayed before and chose Moana Sands Hotel. The hotel is small, older, but clean and comfortable, standard quality three storey building with less than twenty rooms, all with views of the lagoon and sea. Right on the beach the lagoon is the standout feature of the hotel... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We stayed at the Hotel in an absolutely fantastic location right on the sandy beach, the Sands Restaurant provided good meals and an adequate breakfast and the staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was described as a 'beachfront luxury studio' and although large, there was no sign of luxury and it generally felt uncared for and shabby. The housekeeping... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

There were some things I was looking for on this trip. I wanted a nice hotel with its own beach (really on a beach), good accomodation with quiet and peaceful surroundings, great food and that was it. I lucked out, Moana Sands has this and more. It isn't an "everything included" resort, go somewhere else if you want to sit... More 

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